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Consequences Trailer: Ozark!

Ozark – Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney), Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) – Photo by Jackson Davis/Courtesy of Netflix.

 

Ozark: Their Last Resort. Coming July 21st, only on Netflix. The Byrdes, husband and wife Marty (Jason Bateman) and Wendy (Laura Linney), their teenage kids Charlotte (Sofia Hublitz) and Jonah (Skylar Gaertner) — are for all intents and purposes an ordinary family. Ordinary save for Marty’s job: The top money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico.

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Live the American Dream Trailer: Ozark!

Ozark – Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) – Photo by Jackson Davis/Courtesy of Netflix.

American dream or American nightmare?

The Fourth of July…a celebration of life, liberty and the American dream. But what happens when the American dream goes awry? What happens when you’re the top money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico…and the drug kingpin you’re working for is looking for some missing money – $8 million worth?

That’s the situation facing Marty and Wendy Byrde in Ozark, the new drama from Netflix that premieres on Friday, July 21st.

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Why We Can’t Call The Police Clip: Ozark!

Ozark – Marty and Wendy Byrde (Jason Bateman, Laura Linney) – Photo by Jackson Davis/Courtesy of Netflix. 

The Fourth of July…a celebration of life, liberty and the American dream. But what happens when the American dream goes awry? What happens when you’re the top money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico…and the drug kingpin you’re working for is looking for his missing money, all $8 million worth of it?

That’s the situation facing Marty and Wendy Byrde in Ozark, the new drama from Netflix that premieres on Friday, July 21st.

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What Would It Take for a Family of Four To Disappear Trailer: Ozark!

Ozark – Marty Byrd (Jason Bateman) – Photo by Andrew Hrehar/Courtesy of Netflix.

Marty Byrde seems like the quintessential decent guy with a wife and kids and a steady job – as Chicago’s top money launderer.

When Murphy’s Law (‘if something can go wrong it will go wrong) strikes and things go sideways, Marty and his family flee to the lazy lakes region of the Ozarks in Netflix’s new series, Ozark.

Ozark will be released globally on Netflix on July 21, 2017.
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Ghost of Christmas (Just) Past: Office Party Comes to Home Video!

Paramount’s Office Christmas Party is coming to home video in April.

The Combo Pack will feature an unrated version of the film and a host extras including:  Commentary by directors Josh Gordon & Will Speck; Throwing an Office Christmas Party, and more.

Details follow…

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Office Christmas Party – Great Party, Lame Movie!

L-R: Courtney B. Vance as Walter, T.J. Miller as Clay Vanstone in OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY by Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Reliance Entertainment
L-R: Courtney B. Vance as Walter, T.J. Miller as Clay Vanstone in OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY by Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Reliance Entertainment

You’d think a rude, crude Christmas movie starring Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, T.J. Miller, Olivia Nunn, Kate McKinnon and Jillian Bell would, by mere fact of its existence, would have to be a laugh riot.

You’d be wrong.

Office Christmas Party is fitfully funny at best; occasionally poignant, and mostly humdrum.

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Laura Linney Joins Jason Bateman in New Netflix Drama Ozark!

Laura Linney

Financial planner Marty Bird, his wife Wendy and their family have suddenly been relocated from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort area in the Missouri Ozarks.

Netflix’s new drama, Ozark, ‘explores capitalism, family dynamics, and survival through the eyes of (anything but) ordinary Americans.’

Ozark stars Jason Bateman as Marty and Laura Linney as Wendy. The series will premiere in 2017. Follow the jump for more.

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After the Carnage Trailer: Office Party!

L-R: Courtney B. Vance as Walter, T.J. Miller as Clay Vanstone in OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY by Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Reliance Entertainment
L-R: Courtney B. Vance as Walter, T.J. Miller as Clay Vanstone in OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY by Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Reliance Entertainment

‘It’s Christmas. We should celebrate, they said. Just a little get together for the employees…’ intones a weary voice over a scene of destruction that could have come from an after-the-apocalypse movie.

Then we go back in time…

Off ice Party stars (among others): Justin Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, T.J. Miller and Kate McKinnon, and will be in theaters on December 9th. Check out the carnage after the break.

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Zootopia – Deceptively Twisted Fun!

ZOOTOPIA – OFFICER HOPPS -- Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin) believes anyone can be anything. Being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't easy, but Hopps is determined to prove herself. Featuring score by Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino, and an all-new original song, "Try Everything," performed by Grammy® winner Shakira, Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zootopia" opens in U.S. theaters on March 4, 2016. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
ZOOTOPIA – Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin)  ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

With a trio of high quality films (Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, Big Hero 6) in the last few years, Disney’s animation studio has been on a roll. Zootopia takes their game to the next level – equal to Pixar’s best level.

Set in a world where humanity never existed – and mammals evolved past their predator/prey relationship – Zootopia takes place in a world of anthropomorphized animals. The titular city, from afar, brings to mind a multi-colored city of OZ – or maybe Wayne Boring’s Kryptonopolis from the fifties’ Superman comics – it is an exquisite sight.

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Zootopia Is Where the Action Is!

ZOOTOPIA – OFFICER HOPPS -- Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin) believes anyone can be anything. Being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't easy, but Hopps is determined to prove herself. Featuring score by Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino, and an all-new original song, "Try Everything," performed by Grammy® winner Shakira, Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zootopia" opens in U.S. theaters on March 4, 2016. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.
ZOOTOPIA – OFFICER HOPPS (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin). Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Zootopia” opens in U.S. theaters on March 4, 2016. ©2015 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

Disney’s Zootopia may be a city where all mammals – predators and prey alike – can live in peace and harmony, but it’s just like any big city with its diverse inhabitants and cultures.

Follow the break to meet the city’s assistant mayor and the desk sergeant at Officer Judy Hopps’ new precinct – and get a chance to see her in action.

Zootopia opens on March 4th.

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