Michael’s Top 10 Movies Of The Year (So Far)

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With half of 2013 out of the way, now is good time to take a look back at the year’s 10 best films, so far. Now there are a lot of films to sift through, and I wish I could have seen all of them. But I have seen more than enough films to compile a top 10 list. To make the cut, the film’s had to have been released (theatrically, VOD, limited, or at film festivals) before July 1. This last is completely subjective as I hate ranking films. Hit the jump for the complete list. [Read more...]

“Monsters University” Review: Pixar’s First Prequel Is Hilarious And Slightly Unnecessary

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In the past couple of years, Pixar, as great of an animation studio as they are, have been softballing it in with films like Cars and Brave. Sure they were top quality animated films, but their story were below standards. Which worried a fans when they heard Monsters University was in development. But even though it the studio’s first prequel, the film takes a step forward in the right direction, albeit it’s not a very large step. Still it is a very entertaining film to watch for audiences of all ages and fans of the medium. Hit the jump for more. [Read more...]

“Monsters University” Interview: Billy Crystal & John Goodman’s Return To Pixar, Mike & Sully’s Friendship, And Ditching School

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Despite their differences in stature, scaring ability, and school work ethic, the Mike Wazowski (voiced by Billy Crystal) and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan (voiced by John Goodman) have a lot more in common than they think. Monsters University, Pixar’s first prequel, centers on Pixar’s two favorite monsters’ academic years and how their rivalry ultimately formed a great friendship. During the press conference the two talked about what it was like to come back to Pixar Studios, record their voices together, what it was like to hear Helen Mirren play as a creepy college dean, and reminisce about their days in college. Hit the jump for more. [Read more...]

Picture Yourself In Monster Form With The “Monsters University” Create-A-Monster App

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Do you want to be admitted into the fabled Monsters University but can’t because you’re a human? Well don’t fret, because now you can transform into monster form using the Create-a-Monster app! Before you start heading over to admissions however, you will want to find out more about this revolutionary procedure. Details after the break. [Read more...]

Trailers Weekly: “Percy Jackson 2″, “Machete Kills”, “Monsters University”, “This Is The End” & 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. This week we have trailers for Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters, Machete Kills, Monsters University, This Is The End, and Prisoners. [Read more...]

Social Media Monthly: June 2013

Welcome to our only monthly feature here on MovieViral. A day or two ahead of time, we’ll list the various social media accounts (specifically Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and a bit of Tumblr for now) for all the major theatrical releases each month. We hope that this allows you to follow your favorite films more easily, as well as give you a guide as to what films are being released each month. Check out what’s coming up for June after the break.
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Trailers Weekly: Thor: The Dark World, The Bling Ring, The Wolverine, Monsters University, Ratchet & Clank

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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. This week we have trailers for Thor: The Dark World, The Bling Ring, The Wolverine, Monsters University, and Prince Avalanche. Hit the jump to see them all. [Read more...]

See New “Monsters University” Trailer Early By Submitting Throwback Thursday Photo

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Briefly: If you want to be one of the first people to see the new trailer for Monsters University, then submit a Throwback Thursday photo of yourself to this link. Any picture of you from back in the day will do, but make it good. The trailer comes out on Thursday, and the Pixar animated film opens in theaters on June 21st.

Meet the Greeks of “Monsters University”

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Yahoo! has released some new photos for Pixar’s upcoming prequel Monsters University. The images are framed photos of the various fraternities and sororities on campus, as well as the Greek Council leaders. We get to see our favorites Mike, Sulley, and even Randy, as well as a load more characters. Meet the Greeks of MU after the break, and see Monsters University when it opens June 21st.

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“Monsters University” Website Defaced For April Fools

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Briefly: We are a bit late on this one, but as the saying goes, it’s better than never. On April Fools, the Monsters University school website was defaced by rival school Fear Tech. The site is back to normal now, but you can see a full image of the destruction on First Showing. Monsters University, Disney Pixar’s prequel to the hit animated feature Monsters Inc., opens in theaters on June 21st.