‘Planes: Fire And Rescue’ DVD/Blu-ray Review

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Disney’s Planes franchise (yes it is a franchise) is one of the most underrated franchises in the studio’s library. Even though the film shares the same universe as Cars, Planes didn’t exactly fit into Pixar’s mold, but still found a home over at Disney’s smaller studio DisneyToons. The first Planes was funny and heartfelt, and while it does have some familiar talent, it doesn’t have the A-List talent we are accustomed to seeing. So Planes is continuing being its own brand of fun by having a sequel, Planes: Fire and Rescue, which was a relative hit at the box office. Now that the DVD/Blu-ray is scheduled for a November 4 release, we are taking a look at whether or not it is worthy of being on your home entertainment shelf. Hit the jump to see if it does. [Read more...]

Paramount Runs Pair Of ‘Interstellar’ Contests That Will Take Winners To The Edge Of Space

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Interstellar is an unforgettably spectacular visually immersive film going experience unlike any other. Christopher Nolan’s space epic uses elements from other sci-fi space films and mixes them in with his signature style. Now to help promote the film, Paramount revealed they will unveil a space exhibit at the National Air & Space Museum. Now the studio is running a pair of contests to help bring you closer to the edge of space. One contest will literally bring you to space, but if you like to stay closer to home but experience space, you can bring the Interstellar Oculus Rift to your hometown. Hit the jump to find out how. [Read more...]

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I’ Trailer: The Beginning Of The End

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I is nearing its release date, and we’ve seen two trailers in the past few months. The film had a small presence at Comic-Con this year, choosing to forgo grand Hall H spectacle and trade it in for something smaller and more humble. Since then it’s been a mopey marketing campaign to reflect the dark tones of the final two films of the trilogy. Now we are getting one final trailer before the film makes its debut, and if you are a fan of the books, well, then there will probably be some tears in your eyes.

President Snow has declared war on the hostiles of Panem, and is using those close to Katniss to bring the rebellion down. Will she be swayed and turn her back on those who need her most? Hit the jump to see the final trailer of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I. [Read more...]

Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain Talk ‘Interstellar,’ Working With Christopher Nolan, And More

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Interstellar is just one of those films that will have people questioning why is the NASA space program suspended.  Space exploration is beating heart of the visuals in the film, not only does it make out space travel look magnificent, but it also will increase our curiosity as to what is out there waiting for us, and what is on the other side of the universe.  Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway both play astronauts who are sent off to explore the other side of a worm hole to find a new inhabitable earth for humans to live on, while Jessica Chastain plays McConaughey’s daughter, who is tasked with overseeing the mission.

The cast talked about their experiences on the set, what it was like to wear a spacesuit, how the relationships of a parent being separated from their child mirrors their own relationship with their children, strong female characters in science fiction, and the rehearsal process.  Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Party Like The Avengers In This ‘Age Of Ultron’ Clip

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It’s the clip everyone was expecting to see after Marvel responded to the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer leak last week. It is the Avengers: Age of Ultron clip that debuted at SDCC (you can read our coverage here) featuring our heroes trying to lift Thor’s Hammer. No, it isn’t a commercial for Viagra, although the way the clip plays, it very well might as well be one. Hit the jump to check out the clip. [Read more...]

‘Interstellar’ Review

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Rage rage against the dying of the light. Just one of the famous refrains from Dylan Thomas‘ poem that is recited on an almost consistent basis in Christopher Nolan‘s Interstellar. While it’s a powerful poem that is basically lyrical exposition, it does nothing but remind us about the bleak future that awaits our characters should their mission to save earth by finding a new one in galaxies far away fail.

There is no doubt that Nolan is a master of the filmmaking craft. While the average person does not possess the means to travel to worlds beyond our own, we write stories that have characters who do. And they written in such beautiful and descriptive detail, that makes the reader believe that these worlds actually exist. Now you add a visual medium to that story, it becomes enhanced, more life-like than ever before. There is no doubt that Nolan knows how to use empty space and fill it with beauty. Interstellar throws around plenty of ambition, and has deep-provoking thoughts on science and our relationships to our fellow human beings, but all of that is lost in a poorly written script that has familiar beats. Hit the jump for the full review. [Read more...]

‘Furious 7′ Title Confirmed; Marketing Campaign Revealed

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It’s been a long road for the cast and crew of the Fast and Furious 7 film, but with the release date just a couple of months away, Universal is shifting to kick their marketing campaign for the film into high gear. Now, I said Fast and Furious 7 film because that is not the official title to the highly anticipated sequel. Today the studio announced that the film will be called Furious 7.

Universal is also kicking off their marketing campaign called 7 Days To 7, which will lead up to the release of the first trailer for Furious 7. Hit the jump for more details. [Read more...]

Trailers Weekly: ‘The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death,’ ‘The Gambler,’ ‘Insidious Chapter 3,’ And More

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Trailers Weekly is a feature in which we bring you the most popular and talked about trailers of the week. Sharing trailers is a classic viral practice, and trailers are still the most mainstream way for people to learn about movies. We’ve got trailers from The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death, The Gambler, Insidious Chapter 3, Judge Dredd: Superfriend. Hit the jump to see them all. [Read more...]

Zach Galifianakis Asks Humiliating Questions To Brad Pitt In Latest Episode Of ‘Between Two Ferns’

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It has been a while since we’ve seen the Funny or Die’s public access interview show Between To Ferns, in fact the last time we saw an episode, host Zach Galifianakis was interviewing President Barrack Obama. The sketch features the comedian as a host asking celebrities and even the President of the United States some rather rude, vulgar, and even insulting questions. His latest victim is Brad Pitt, star of Fury – or is it Furry? As usual the guest plays as himself, but this time Pitt can barley tolerate Galifianakis’ questions, and goes to great lengths to restrain himself from resorting to physical violence. What’s more, the interview is interrupted by an impromptu stand-up act from a very well-known comedian. Won’t spoil who it is, but you’ll just hit the jump to see who it is. [Read more...]

‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Trailer and Poster

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You might have noticed that Marvel’s plan to release the first trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron during the next episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. kind of backfired when the trailer was mysteriously leaked. Even the Marvel Twitter account jokingly acknowledged that there was a leak saying “Dammit Hydra.” So the low-resolution trailer instantly went viral, but of course, posting leaks isn’t doing the film or the people that market it any justice. And to counter the leak, Disney and Marvel have released the full trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron online. Hit the jump to check out the official trailer in all it’s HD glory. [Read more...]