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Timeless Fences Prompts Brilliant Performances!

Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.

August Wilson’s play Fences is a timeless – and therefore timely – story about an African American man dealing with race relations, marriage, fatherhood and a past that was never quite what he wanted it to be.

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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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Fenced In, Fenced Out Trailer: Fences!

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Fences is the story of a one-time promising baseball player, now working as a Pittsburgh garbage collector, and the complicated relationships with his wife, son, and friends.

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis reprise their Tony Award-winning performances in the film – directed by Washington. The film’s ensemble cast includes Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Jovan Adepo and Saniyya Sydney.

Fences will be in theaters on December 25th. The intense new trailer follows the break.

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Test of Faith Trailer: Martin Scorsese’s Silence!

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Two Christian missionaries set out to find their mentor in fuedal Japan – where Christianty is forbidden and their mere presence in the country could find them sentenced to death.

Martin Scorsese’s Silence stars Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson. Silence will be in theaters in January, 2017. The trailer follows the jump.

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Better Design Trailer: Ghost in the Shell!

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Following the release of ten 10-15 second snippets of video from Ghost in the Shell, Paramount Pictures has released a full trailer – introduced by Scarlett Johansson.

Accusations of whitewashing have been at least partially addressed by named the main character simply The Major – but otherwise, the trailer definitely seems to be a reasonably faithful adaptation of the of the original anime feature.

The trailer suggests both the sumptuously technological world of the anime and the films that have been influenced by the anime – films like The Matrix and Ex Machina – as well as the films that influenced the anime (like Blade Runner).

The trailer follows the break. Feel free to just jump right in. Ghost in the Shell will be in theaters on March 31st, 2017.

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Paramount Pictures Hosts Facebook Live Red Carpet Fan Event Tonight!

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Allied, the new film by Robert Zemeckis – and starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cottillard, will be giving fans a chance to watch the stars at a special live red carpet event this evening.

The red carpet event will stream on Facebook beginning at 7/6C. Read on for details.

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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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