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Rough Night Almost Overcomes Rough Start!

(L to R) Scarlett Johansson, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, Zoe Kravitz in Columbia Pictures’ ROUGH NIGHT.

Rough Night is an R-rated comedy that starts slowly and gradually picks up speed until the last thirty minutes finally become the laugh riot the trailers suggested it would be.

It’s not quite enough to endorse the movie, but it definitely comes close.

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Human Friendipede Trailer (NSFW): Rough Night!

(L to R) Blair (Zoe Kravitz), Alice (Jillian Bell), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Pippa (Kate McKinnon) and Frankie (Illana Grazer) in Columbia Pictures’ ROUGH NIGHT.

Mix reunion of BFFs from college with Bridesmaids – add a dash of Weekend at Bernie’s and you get Rough Night – in which best buds from college reunite for one’s wedding, but the celebratory night out in Vegas goes horribly wrong.

Rough Night opens on June 16th.

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Big-Hearted Trailer – And That’s No Bull: Ferdinand!

The beloved children’s book about a bull, who is a lover not a fighter, comes to life in Blue Sky’s Ferdinand.

Taken  to fight in the arena, Ferdinand (voiced by John Cena) must find a way to return to return home.

20th Century Fox has released the film’s first trailer and a gallery matching cast members to their characters (double click to embiggen).

Directed by Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age, Rio),  Ferdinand will be in theaters on Deceber 15th.

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The Rough Night ‘It’s Bridesmaids Until Somebody Dies’ Red Band Trailer!

Blair (Zo‘ Kravitz), Alice (Jillian Bell), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Frankie (Illana Grazer) and Pippa (Kate McKinnon) in Columbia Pictures ROUGH NIGHT. Photo by Macall B. Polay/Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Blair, Alice, Jess, Frankie and Pippa haven’t seen each other in ten years, but Jess’ impending wedding gives them a great excuse to get together, catch up and party.

Like the saying goes, ‘It’s all fun and games until somebody dies’ – in this case a mail stripper at Jess’ bachelorette party.

Rough Night is, essentially, Bridesmaids with bigger complications. It will be in theaters on June 16th.

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Women Lead Latest Round of Oscar Presenters Announced!

Ten new presenters have been announced the for the 89th Annual Academy Awards® – and six of them are women: Halle Berry, Scarlett Johannson, Dakota Johnson, Kate McKinnon, Shirley MacLaine and Hailee Stenifeld.

For the complete list of presenters announced today, follow the break.

The 89th Annual Academy Awards® will be presented live on ABC on Sunday, February 26th (7/6C) – hosted by Jimmy Kimmel – from the Dolby Theatre® in Los Angeles.

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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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I Love This Company! Trailer: Office Christmas 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

Problem: mean boss cancels Christmas party and threatens to close the branch if they don’t get a big client onboard.

Solution: hold the party anyway ad invite the potential client.

What could possibly go wrong.

Office Christmas Party opens on December 9th.

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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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