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Baywatch Swims Just Fine!

BAYWATCH – (L-R) Dwayne Johnson as Mitch Buchannon and Zac Efron as Matt Brody – Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

Maybe it’s just the mood I had going into Baywatch (looking for a laugh or two after a day of packing up to move), but I quite enjoyed Baywatch.

I only ever watched a couple episodes of the TV series, but the movie seemed to hit every one of the major parts of the show – slo-mo Baywatch babe; overly earnest Mitch Buchanan; plucky comic relief (who’s so quick to melt down when his crush is around that he doesn’t realize that she’s into him from the beginning); totally inappropriate investigation of suspected criminal activity; lots and lots of beautiful beach people.

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The Fate Of The Furious Lacks A Not So Little Something!

The Fate of the Furious – Dom’s Cuban street race – Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

There’s a Paul Walker-sized hole in the middle of The Fate of the Furious that the creative team and cast try to gloss over with bigger and more ridiculous stunts than ever before.

The addition of Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw as a member of the team, and Scott Eastwood as Mr. Nobody’s new aide help, but the loss of Walker – whose Brian O’Conner was the series’ real heart – cannot be completely overcome.

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Live Across All Time Zones, It’s Saturday Night Live!

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE — Pictured: (l-r) Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump and Kenan Thompson during the “Alien Attack” Cold Open on March 11, 2017 — (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC)

For the first time in its storied history, Saturday Night Live will air live in all time zones, nationwide. The show will be broadcast live simultaneously across the country for its final four shows of the season — April 15, May 6, 13 and 20.

Hosts for the four remaining Season 24 episodes will beL Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine, Melissa McCarthy and Dwayne Johnson.

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Moana Comes To Home Video Beginning in February!

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana is coming to home video with a fleet of extras including a new Moana mini-movie and the theatrical short, Inner Workings.

Moana will be available in Digital HD on February 21st and on Blu-ray and DVD on March 7th. Follow the jump for a complete list of bonus material (and yes, even the DVD has an audio commentary track).

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Fast 8 Trailer: The Fate of the Furious!

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Can the unthinkable happen? Will Dom turn on his family?

The Fate of the Furious has a host of returning players, including mysterious CIA guy Mr. Nobody (Kurt Russell) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), along with a lethal lady who is queen of internet crime.

The first trailer is a bit long – at 197 seconds – but like even the longest movie in the series, it feels like half that. Check it out after the break.

The Fate of the furious opens on April 17, 2017.

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Modesty Clip: Maui Sings His Own Praises In Moana!

DWAYNE JOHNSON (HBO’s “Ballers,” “Central Intelligence”) voices MAUI—half god, half mortal, all awesome. ©2016 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
DWAYNE JOHNSON voices MAUI—half god, half mortal, all awesome. ©2016 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Maui, the demigod who teams up with Walt Disney Animation Studios’ title character Moana, is not the shy and retiring sort – nor does he lack self-esteem.

Check out the ‘You’re Welcome’ clip from Moana (Dwayne Johnson sings! Maybe I should have led with that…).

Moana premieres on November 23rd. The clip follows the jump.

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I Did Not See That Coming Trailer: Moana!

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A teenager seeking her own identity and an egocentric demigod face impossible odds to save her people.

Auli’i Cravalho voices Moana and Dwayne Johnson voices the demigod, Maui in the new film by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Moana opens on November 23rd. Check out a new trailer after the jump.

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New Poster: Moana!

In "Moana," Walt Disney Animation Studios' upcoming big-screen adventure, a spirited teenager named Moana (left) sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder. Along the way, she meets once-mighty demi-god Maui (right). Featuring Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli'i Cravalho as the voice of Moana, and Dwayne Johnson as the voice of Maui, "Moana" sails into U.S. theaters on Nov. 23, 2016. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
“Moana,” Featuring Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho as the voice of Moana, and Dwayne Johnson as the voice of Maui, “Moana” sails into U.S. theaters on Nov. 23, 2016. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Walt disney animation Studios has released a new poster for its upcoming film Moana, starring Dwayne Johnson as the demigod Maui and newcomer Auli’i Cravalho as the title character.

Check it out after the break.

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Disney Unveils Character Art For Moana!

In "Moana," Walt Disney Animation Studios' upcoming big-screen adventure, a spirited teenager named Moana (left) sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder. Along the way, she meets once-mighty demi-god Maui (right). Featuring Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli'i Cravalho as the voice of Moana, and Dwayne Johnson as the voice of Maui, "Moana" sails into U.S. theaters on Nov. 23, 2016. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
“Moana,” ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Animation Studios has released character art and descriptions for the main characters in its next release, the story the adventures of a mortal girl and a demigod, Moana.

Moana will be in theaters on November 23rd. Follow the jump for the new character art.

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