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In these troubling times, it’s reassuring to see the movie industry make some changes. Most recently, Universal Pictures decided to release “The Invisible Man”, “Emma” and “The Hunt” straight to on-demand channels. At first I thought just the movie theater sites were getting exclusive rights but I quickly found other outlets, like DISH On-Demand, offers these newly released movies as well. The catch – the prices are highly inflated around $19.99 per 48 hour rental. Of course if I had seen these in the theater, I would have only paid around $8 per ticket, however the convenience of being able to watch in the comfort of my home is worth the extra money. Read the rest of this entry »
This week I was asked to screen “SOLO: a Star Wars story” and I have to say, it was really good. The movie was set up to truly stand alone. In fact, if you’ve never seen a Star Wars movie, you would still appreciate this one. Read the rest of this entry »
The follow on movie to Ant-Man, titles Ant-Man and the Wasp released the first trailer recently.
The plot: As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
Ant-Man and the Wasp is slated to release in the U.S. July 6, 2018.
Check out the trailer here:
Disney allowed me to screen “Alice Through the Looking Glass” tonight.
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Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today – Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. This summer, they’re here to save the world! Read the rest of this entry »
The first trailer for the upcoming “Finding Dory” premiered today. Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?“Finding Dory” swims into theaters June 17, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »
If you are a fan of Stephen King like myself, then you will be glad to hear that the reality of a “The Dark Tower” movie is one step closer. Today StephenKing.com and Stephen King via Twitter announced Matthew McConaughey as “The Man in Black” and Idris Elba as “The Gunslinger” for a movie release of the popular series. Read the rest of this entry »
In case you haven’t seen it yet, here is a first look at PETE’S DRAGON, a reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley and Robert Redford, which flies into theaters on August 12th!
This afternoon, with early box office results in, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS became the highest grossing film of all time in the domestic market, surpassing the $760.5M lifetime gross of Avatar in a record-shattering 20 days of release. In addition, the film crossed the $800M mark at the international box office today.
Through Jan. 5, the film had grossed $758.2M domestically and $799.1M for a global total of $1,557.3M since its Dec. 16 global debut.