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#CinemaCon – Paramount Pictures Presentations Recap and the things I learned!

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Paramount Pictures hosted CinemaCon’s annual “State of the Union” presentation where folks from the National Association of Theater Owners and Film Studios gather together to slap each other on the back for doing gang buster business. Apparently the film industry isn’t dead as it grossed over $30 billion worldwide last year and broke previous records. The presentation kicked off with a sizzle reel of all the top money making pictures from 2014. After a series of speeches and awards it was time for Paramount to come to play.

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CinemaCon 2015 Preview – 10 Things to Look Forward To!

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This weekend your fearless leader is making the annual sojourn to Vegas. I’m flying a red eye on Frontier Air – it’s going to be fine, it’s going to be fine. If I say it enough I’ll believe it. It’s going to be fine…. Who am I kidding; Frontier Air sucks monkey balls. Only the annual National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) convention CinemaCon can get me on Frontier again. CinemaCon is where Movie Theater Owners get together and celebrate their love of movies (as well as whine) directly to the studios. Considering everyone talks about the death of the industry, there are more and more fancier theaters coming to my area – not soon enough and most are too far away. There will be studio presentations, partaaaays, and some cool interviews.

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Twists? I’ll Give You Twists Trailer: Terminator Genisys

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You thought the first trailer for Terminator Genysis was twisted? That was peanuts compared to weirdness of the newest trailer (which you can check out after the jump)!

Seriously, you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet!

Terminator Genysis: coming to a multiplex near you on July 1st.

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M:I-5 Is Now Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation!

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Ethan Hunt is back and Mission: Impossible 5 has a name – Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation. The first teaser trailer has been released online and will be seen during NCAA March Madness, today.

If you thought Hunt and his team had faced impossible odds before, well that’s just peanuts to Rogue Nation. Why? Check out the teaser after the jump and see for yourselves!

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation opens July 31st.

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Mission: Impossible 5 To Be Released in IMAX®!

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After the success of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, in which several scenes were filmed in IMAX, the Christopher McQuarrie -directed fifth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise will also be digitally remastered for IMAX.

Mission: Impossible 5 reunites stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and  Ving Rhames. New to the series are Alec Baldwin, Rebecca Ferguson and Sean Harris.

Mission: Impossible 5 opens on July 31st.

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MGM/Paramount’s Ben-Hur Begins Production!

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Principal photography has begun on Ben-Hur, the Timur Bekmambetov-directed based on the Lew Wallace novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

Ben-Hur stars Jack Huston (American Hustle) as Judah Ben-Hur, Morgan Freeman as Ilderim (Red, Lucy), Toby Kebbell (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) as Messala and Nazanin Boniadi (Homeland) as Esther.

Bekmambetov directs from a script by Keith Clarke (The Way Back) and John Ridley (12 Years a Slave). Ben-Hur is slated for a February 26, 2016 premiere. For further details, follow the jump.

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Super Bowl Spot: Terminator Genisys!

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Say what you will about Paramount’s new Terminator movie, it still looks like more pure fun than the previous two movies in the series.

Now you can check out the Super Bowl spot for Terminator: Genisys – just follow the jump. Terminator: Genysis premieres on July 1st.

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First Look: Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Poster!

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The trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2 looks good enough to give us hope that it won’t be a mere retread of the original.

Now we have a new poster that suggests that the sequel might just be taking the mickey out of the whole sequel concept. Soak Harder? Absolutely!

Check it out after the jump. Hot Tub Time Machine bubbles into theaters on February 20th.

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Sam Lerner chats about Project Almanac

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Welcome to yesterday as  group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one themselves. They go back in time to correct mistakes.  However, things start to get out of control and people are bound to be hurt.  Michael Bay‘s latest film “Project Almanac“, directed by Dean Israelite, is set to hit theatres on January 30.  I had the opportunity to chat with the talented Sam Lerner about his role as Quinn Goldberg, his acting career and “Project Almanac”.

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The Gambler Jams Out!

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The Gambler is a remake of the 1974 classic about a man with an addiction to gambling – to the point of endangering his life. In this version, a university professor gets in deep with three very deadly members of the gambling underworld. This version has a unique take on character that, just barely, allows for the possibility of a hopeful (if not necessarily happy) finale.

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