Thursday, February 28, 2019

You're special, Jean

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A new trailer for the upcoming X-Men: Dark Phoenix was released today...



I'll definitely be all up in that when it opens June 7th.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Energized!

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Star Trek: Discovery has been officially renewed for a third season...

EW reports that CBS has officially confirmed a third season of the show is in the works, planned to air in the U.S. on CBS All Access, Space in Canada, and on Netflix internationally in 2020.

I'm glad that it's continuing to grow and, hopefully, it'll end up on Netflix one of these days, because I still refuse to pay to watch it.

Until then, I look forward to the DVDs coming out.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Trix and Treats

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Melissa McCarthy should win an Oscar just for making us laugh so hard in this Victorian bunny dress she wore during the Academy Awards on Sunday.

Love her.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Winter is here

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HBO released a trailer of their 2019 shows and, in it, are scenes from the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones...



Lots of good shows coming back, but I'm most excited about the final seasons of Veep and Game of Thrones!

Friday, February 22, 2019

2 Quiet

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Looks like the original A Quiet Place team are back for the sequel...

Sources says John Krasinski is returning to direct A Quiet Place 2. He already was on board to write the sequel.We also hear that Emily Blunt’s deal for the sequel is closed. Blunt recently won a Screen Actors Guild best supporting actress award for her turn in the film. Today on Instagram Krasinski announced the sequel’s release date: May 15, 2020.

I'm TOTALLY in for all of this. I loved the first one!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Rocketman

The first full trailer for Rocketman was released today...



I don't really know much about Elton John's earlier career (other than he was a singer), so it'll definitely be fun to watch. It'll be interesting to see if this biopic does as well as Bohemian Rhapsody did around the world.

We'll find out when the movie opens on May 31st.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Hold me closer

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A behind-the-scenes featurette for the upcoming Elton John movie, Rocketman, was released today. In it, we get to see some new clips from the movie and hear Taron Egerton record some of Tiny Dancer.



He's definitely got a similar sound as Elton, so it just might work out.

We'll find out when the movie opens on May 31st.

Monday, February 18, 2019

All Americans?

The trailer for the seventh and final season of Veep was released today...



It's looking as entertaining as ever and I can't wait to start watching it on March 31st.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Skywalker, out!

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The last of the Skywalker-focused Star Wars movies opens on December 20th.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Chilly Beans

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The first trailer for Frozen 2 was released today...



Disney should really just take everyone's paycheck now...because they're just gonna get ALL the money when it opens on November 22nd.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Bottled Up

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A new trailer for the upcoming live-action movie, Aladdin, was just released and we finally get to see Will Smith in all his blue glory as the genie...



I haven't seen the original, but I'm guessing that's not going to stop this movie from making all the monies at the box office when it opens on May 24th.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Albert Finney

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Sad news today...

Oscar-nominated actor Albert Finney, one of the great British actors of his generation who made a worldwide name for himself in 1963’s Tom Jones and maintained a strong career through 2012’s Skyfall, died Thursday in London. He was 82. 

Among his Oscar-nominated performances were roles in Tom Jones, Murder on the Orient Express, The Dresser, Under the Volcano and Erin Brockovich.Other highlights of his shape-shifting career include Two for the Road (1967), Scrooge (1970), Annie (1982), The Dresser (1983), Miller’s Crossing (1990), Erin Brockovich (2000), Big Fish (2003), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007) and The Bourne Legacy (2012). 

While his early reputation was staked largely on drama, Finney found some of what would become his most beloved roles in outsized comedic performances, from his mean-as-dirt Ebenezer Scrooge in the 1970 musical version of the Dickens classic, to his Daddy Warbucks in Annie.

He was a great actor and had a very long and successful career.

He will be missed.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Posers

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A few new pics from the final season of Game of Thrones were released today...

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Enjoyable.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Fists of Fury

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I'm enjoying the new Captain Marvel poster. I'm really looking forward to seeing this when it comes out on March 8th.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Lucky Loincloth

This was, by far, my favorite Super Bowl commercial this year...



I can't wait for the new (and FINAL) season of Game of Thrones to start on April 14th!

Friday, February 1, 2019

Dynamic Duo

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The first trailer for the Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw was released today...



I like Dwayne Johnson, Jason Stratham, and Idris Elba and, although this looks very cheesy, it also looks like it might be a lot of fun to watch.

We'll see how things go when it opens on August 2nd.