Paramount Follows up Movie Trailer with Epic Movie Poster. Is That Bumble Bee Slain? (Poster & Trailer)

Paramount released a new movie poster for the fifth installment of the franchise, entitled: “Transformers: The Last Knight”.
As we learned from the trailer last week, Mark Wahlberg is returning as Cade Yeager and Tyrese is also returning as Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Robert Epps.
Michael Bay is at the helm directing with a script created from Iron Man’s Art Marcum & Matt Holloway.


From the trailer we learned that Optimus Prime and Bumble Bee had beef. It’s not clear if Prime kills Bumble Bee or if the choke slam shown in the trailer was just part of a fight that ends with the two still alive, however this new poster does show a bit of Bumblebee’s arm on the ground. Not cool.
I think it’s safe to say we won’t know for sure until the movie’s release on June 23, 2017.
In case you missed it, here’s the trailer.

 

 

‘Kickboxer: Vengeance’ Official Trailer – Not Too Bad for a 55 Year Old Van Damme

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I’m not a huge fan of remakes…or at least 10 years ago I wasn’t.  It appears everything is a remake now, so if I ever wanted to go to the movies to see anything, remakes are something that I needed to get over. Real quick.

“Kickboxer Vengeance” is being called a “reboot”.   It’s the same premise as the original, but just a little different.  Now don’t confuse “Kickboxer” with “Bloodsport”.  They both stared Van Damme however “Bloodsport” went more mainstream.

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In the original “Kickboxer” film, the main character had to learn Muay Thai to avenge his brother’s death.  In “Kick Boxer Vengeance”, you have exactly the same scenario.  The good part is the trainer is now a 55 year old Jean Claude Van Damme, who is still in great shape (unlike Steven Segal).

In short, brother gets killed, remaining brother gets trained by brother’s mentor, goes to Thailand to kick butt against a bad ass villain, master foe name Tong Po.  That’s all the plot I really need.  Let’s face it, we came for the fight scenes.

Directed by John Stockwell, Alain Moussi has the starring role and 6’6” David Bautista is our villain.  The movie is set for a US release of September 2, 2016.

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Tobey Maguire Is The Real Deal In The New Bobby Fischer Movie ‘Pawn Sacrifice’. Watch The Trailer (Video)

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Bobby Fischer is an intriguing character and this film is rumored to easily trump 1993’s Searching for Bobby Fischer, the movie we all associate with the chess champion.

Ed Zwick’s ‘Pawn Sacrifice’ debuted to great reviews at TIFF last year mainly because of the brilliant acting from stars Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Lily Rabe and most notably Toby Maguire playing the lead.  Maguire appears shockingly aged which brings a rawness and an intensity to his characters flawed genius.  You almost immediately want to know what his character is thinking and why he’s thinking it.  That is the draw.

If people think watching golf is boring, then watching Chess would be the equivalent to a coma, but somehow Zwick makes the Cold War and Playing Chess seem as exciting as Rocky IV.

Let’s see if the box office numbers agree.  Watch the official full length trailer below:

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Movie Review: Annie (2014) – An auto-tuned, outdated remake.

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Right in time for the holidays, Columbia pictures released the heartwarming story of a single man who adopts a young orphan girl, with little to no government oversight, simply because he’s rich.

Wait, is that seriously the plot to Annie? Wow, that’s just wrong.

In this modernized rendition, Quvenzhané Wallis stars as Annie, a young, tough as nails orphan who was abandoned by her parents, with a promise they’d be back for her someday. Of course, they cared so much that they dumped her off with an incredibly cruel foster mom, Mrs. Hannigan, played by an evil Cameron Diaz. Then, she gets pulled from that life when Will Staxx (Jamie Fox) a wealthy New Yorker and mayoral candidate does the rent-a-orphan thing as a campaign ploy.

I’m going to say it. Annie is from a time when the world was a bit more innocent and people didn’t go on sex tours of Thailand. So regardless of how handsome or rich, there’s just something about a single man adopting a little girl that bothers me. I know it’s wrong and I know my mind is in the gutter, but the original movie had its roots in depression era America. Child sex trafficking was the furthest thing from anyone’s mind. Today, that’s no longer the case.

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I have to say that I like the understated acting in this movie. In the past, Annie tended to be a bit too over the top and made of so much sugar, she could give you cavities. Quvenzhané Wallis had the ability to give enough edge to the roll to not make Annie unbearably sweet this time. Her singing was a bit more low key as well and anyone could tell they auto tuned the crap out of her performance of “Tomorrow”. But it was her acting, and her ability to play the role with grace that really did it for me.

But that’s all it did because the rest of the movie was just plain Bad, and that is with a capital B. Jamie Foxx has all the range of a stationary bicycle and Cameron Diaz seemed to think she was on a Saturday night live skit, with her completely unfunny comedic overacting. It was like Diaz was afraid to be mean to children, which is ridiculous because she rocked that role in Bad Teacher.

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But it was Foxx who really chewed the scenery with his ‘overacting by under acting’ rendition of Daddy Warbucks. Honestly, if I had the choice of being an orphan or living with the robotic Foxx, I’d pack my bags for the orphanage. I don’t think his facial expression changed once during the film.

Finally, who told the lead character that the ideal way to gain votes would be for a single man to adopt a small girl? Was it the same person who wrote the script?

Let be honest. The original Annie wasn’t that convincing, the acting was over the top and the characters were caricatures. But it had some catchy tunes. The first time I heard “Tomorrow” I knew that I’d be forced to listen a rendition from every single little girl with musical aspirations until the end of time. But this movie is missing what the original Annie had; music that is a virtual earworm.

WE GAVE IT : 3 STARS!  Watch the Official Trailer and See the Official Movie Poster below

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Yes! Yes! The ‘Entourage’ Movie Trailer is finally here and it Rocks!

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Can you tell I’m excited? If you are a diehard fan of the show like me than you are not only eagerly awaiting this release, but you can already feel the sadness you will feel when the credits role. You might already be wishing that there is a sequel. We have been waiting for this project to hit theaters for a long time and it’s almost here.

This entire project has been plagued with so many issues that I thought it would fall the fate of the HBO promised “Soprano” movie that never happened. But after cashing in on two ‘Sex and the City’ movies and with Mark Wahlberg’s Hollywood mojo at an all-time high I began to have confidence in the project.

Back in September of 2012 the screen play was completed and put on ice. It wasn’t until October of 2013 that a deal was finally reached signing back every last person from the original cast with the shows creator Doug Ellin sitting in the director’s chair. What better way to maintain creative integrity? Filming began this February and we now get to take a glimpse at what the movie has in store for us.

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The movie is said to take place six months after the end of the series and I have to say, everyone looks great. No one has packed on weight or aged terribly in fact Turtle might have even lost more weight. The trailer has a look and feel of a longer episode which quite frankly at 22 minutes almost always left you wanting more. The last episode aired on September 11, 2011, nearly 3 years ago.

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I have to say this trailer is everything that I would expect and more. The movie is scheduled for release June 5th 2014. I have already tried to buy my ticket. (I’m not kidding) .

Watch and enjoy the trailer. I guarantee it will have you breaking out the box set!!

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Is Adam Sandler Back? Check Out The Trailer For His New Film ‘The Cobbler’

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I have expressed my disappointment with Adam Sandler’s recent films on this site before. When Netflix announced a four-picture deal with Sandler recently, I felt absolutely zero excitement. Mainly because his films continue to get worse year after year.

However, I know Adam Sandler still has something special inside of him. I believe he shines in the dramedy sub-genre (e.g. Punch-Drunk Love). And that’s why I am excited to watch his new film, The Cobbler.

Not only does this film have an amazing cast, which includes Steve Buscemi and Dustin Hoffman, but it was also written and directed by Thomas McCarthy. The genius behind films like Win Win and The Visitor.

With McCarthy behind the film, that should be reason enough to check it out. Yes, it’s true the movie did receive some mixed reviews after the Toronto International Film Festival, but that shouldn’t stop you from seeing it.

Plus, we hear it’s supposed to skip theaters and go straight to Video-On-Demand, which means you won’t need to put on pants to watch it.

Check out the official plot synopsis and trailer down below…

“A warm and character-driven comedy that plays to the strengths of Adam Sandler’s and Thomas McCarthy’s most commercial successes. Sandler plays a 4th generation shoe-maker who discovers a magical sewing machine in his father’s basement that allows him to transform into other people by wearing their shoes.”

Horrible Bosses 2 – Official Teaser Trailer Gets Released.

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The original movie was a sleeper for me. I didn’t know it was going to be that funny, I didn’t know that the chemistry of the cast was going to be that good, and I didn’t expect that Aniston was going to be that hot!

The trailer has been released for the 2nd installment and the 45 year old Aniston is back reprising her role as Dr. Julia Harris. Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudekis will also be back and do you remember Dean ‘Motherf*****’ Jones?MST - 05JUL014 - 1

That was Jamie Foxx as the crime consultant.

The first Horrible Bosses has banked $209 Million to date. If the second one does half as good I will be considered a success.

Horrible Bosses 2 is scheduled to be released on November 26th.

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