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Hot Trailer: R.I.P.D.–Rest in Peace Department!


They’re dead lawmen, saving the world one soul at a time. Jeff Bridges (having way too much fun) and Ryan Reynolds (ditto) star in Universal’s P.I.P.D. – Rest in Peace Department, protecting and serving the living starting July 19th.

Follow the jump to one of the most entertaining trailers of the year.

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Monsters University: Fraternity & Sorority Photos!


Part of the fun of going to university is becoming part of a prestigious fraternity or sorority (or so I’m told) – and since the heroes of Monsters, Inc. went to university, one has to wonder what the Greek Experience was like for them.

Now, thanks to the fine folks at Disney•Pixar, we get a peek into the Greek culture of Monster University. Check out the fraternity and sorority portraits of the film’s characters – along with society descriptions – following the jump.

Monsters University is in theaters on June 21st.

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Warner Brother’s CinemaCon Presentation – Director’s are the stars

Warner Brothers Pictures

The folks at Warner Brothers weren’t kidding when they said they had a full slate for 2013. The presentation started with the head of domestic distribution telling the audience that Warner Brothers Pictures is the only studio to have over $1 billion dollars in Box office business every year for 12 years and that with any luck this will be “lucky 13.” Instead of having actors do the introductions they shined the spotlight on their directors. The presentation was a bit disappointing as we did not get much new footage that we haven’t seen before and it wasn’t focused. Curiously missing, or maybe not was any finished footage for the next installment of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. But we did get quick glimpses during The highlight was the premiere of the brand .They showcased an ambitious slate that had a nice mix of franchises, original IP and of course what everyone was looking forward to seeing –  new Man of Steel footage.

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CinemaCon 2013! Michelle’s in Vegas.

CinemaCon 2013


I’m in Vegas this week to bring you news on the future of movies. CinemaCon is the time of the year where movie theater owners come together to discuss the current state of the industry and see what new technologies are coming out that will enhance the movie going experience.  Everything from new projection equipment, to audio, to new concessions will be on full display.  There will be seminars like “Maximizing Your Theater’s Efficiency in Today’s Digital World.”

Since movie theater owners are an important partner for Hollywood. The studios are in full “kiss up” mode. Every major studio is here hosting lavish parties, screenings and presentations of their upcoming slate of films.  On hand to intro their clips will be the stars, directors and studio execs.

hold onto your seats it will be a fun ride. Video from the various red carpets will be posted this weekend. I will be doing daily recaps all week and lots of other surprise news. Think I may need to break down and get the iPad 4.