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A Quiet Place Is a Haunting Post-Apocalyptic Tale!

A Quiet Place – Evelyn Abbott (Emily Blunt) – Photo courtesy of  Paramount Pictures.

First, let me make something perfectly clear – I can’t decide whether A Quiet Place is an alien invasion movie cleverly disguised as a horror movie, or a horror movie cleverly disguised as an alien invasion movie.

Whatever the case, it’s a clever, original, haunting frequently scary film that has, at its heart, the bonds of family.

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Amazon Prime Video To Air First Ever Super Bowl Ad Spot for Jack Ryan!

On Labor Day weekend, Prime Video is bringing best-selling author Tom Clancy’s legendary character Jack Ryan to television for the first time—Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan will premiere on August 31. In anticipation of the premiere, Prime Video will air its first-ever Super Bowl ad featuring the series, which can be previewed below.

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Silence Is Survival Teaser: A Quiet Place!

A Quiet Place – Emily Blunt – Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

A Quiet Place is the first horror film directed by John Krasinski. It’s first teaser trailer is intense.

In a world where unknown killers are ready to kill at the faintest sound, silence is survival.

A Quiet Place opens on April 6, 2018.

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NYCC 2017 – I Write Reports Teaser: Amazon’s Jack Ryan!

Today, at New York Comic-Con 2017, Amazon presented its first trailer for Carlton Cuse’s espionage series, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan – the first time that the character has appeared in a television series.

The teaser trailer plays off Ryan’s cover story – he says he runs supply chain logistics for the western hemisphere – to great effect.

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan will premiere in 2018.

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It’s National Panda Day! Check Out Clip From Disneynature’s Born In China!

Disneynature’s Born In China – Pandas Ya-Ya and Mei-Mei – Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios

This year’s Disneynature release is Born In China – following the stories of three animal families including a Panda and her baby.

Since today is National Panda Day, Disneynature has released a clip from the film’s Panda story.

On three: One! Two! Three! Awwwwww!!

Born in China, narrated by John Krasinski, premieres on April 21st.

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Witty Tragicomic Trailer: The Hollars!

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Sometimes – especially in the case of family dramedies – the best stuff is in the trailer. The new trailer for The Hollars could be on of those, but that would be a shame – the cast includes some of the most brilliant character actors of our time: Margo Martindale (Justified, The Americans), Richard Jenkins (Olive Kitteridge, Cabin in the Woods), Sharlto Copley (Powers, District 9), Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Into the Woods), John Krasinski (The Office, Promised Land), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (BrainDead, 10 Cloverfield Lane) and Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat, The Interview).

Check out the first trailer after the jump. The Hollars opens in New York and Los Angeles on August 26th.

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Oscar® Nominations To Be Revealed By Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski, Ang LeeT

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Academy President Cheryl Isaacs Booth will be joined by Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee at 5:30 am (PT) Thursday, January 14th to announce the nominations in all twenty four categories of the 88th Academy Awards®. Follow the jump for details.

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I Say Hello You Say Goodbye Trailer: Aloha!

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A romantic comedy about a military contractor, his ex and the Air Force watchdog assigned to keep him out of trouble? Nope, it’s not based on a Nicholas Sparks novel (though it does star a few alumni of Sparks-based movies).

Aloha was written and directed by Cameron Crowe. The cast includes Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, Danny McBride, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray and John Krasinski. Check out the trailer after the jump – it looks like it deserves its A-list cast.

Aloha opens May 29th.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Away We Go – An Unintentional Odyssey In Search of Home!

Burt [John Krasinski] and Verona [Maya Rudolph] are six months along the road to having their first child when they learn Burt’s parents, Gloria [Catherine O’Hara] and Jerry [Jeff Daniels], are moving to Brussels a month before their grandchild is due. Since they moved to be nearby the grandparents-to-be, this causes unexpected turmoil – but Gloria and Jerry’s selfishness inspire the couple to seek a better place to raise their daughter.

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Since they both have good jobs that they can do over a phone, they can live wherever they want – so they pick a number of possible places, places where they at least know someone, and set out. Phoenix, Tucson, Montreal, Miami – each place they visit provides them with a good reason to move on. Finally, they settle on a place that is simultaneously a surprise and seemingly inevitable. That’s pretty much it for plot.

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