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Latest ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Trailer Is Perfect

Netflix will help everyone return to Camp Firewood for one more wild season of memories when Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp hits the popular streaming platform on July 31, 2015. Today a new trailer for the mini-series found its way online, and it might just be the funniest thing you see all […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Love And Mercy’ Is The Best Film Of 2015 So Far

Film: Love And Mercy Starring: John Cusack, Paul Dano Directed By: Bill Pohlad A tale of one man told with two actors and more heart than any other film in theaters today, Love And Mercy may be the movie to beat in 2015. You may think you know Brian Wilson, the iconic musical genius behind […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Is Proof That Sequels Don’t Have To Suck

Film: Pitch Perfect 2 Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson Directed by: Elizabeth Banks After three years and several national titles, The Barden Bellas have embarked on their biggest adventure yet with Pitch Perfect 2. There is a tried and true recipe to creating a great sequel that involves mixing just the right amount of familiar components […]

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First ‘Love & Mercy’ Trailer Reveals Two Sides Of Brian Wilson

The life of music icon Brian Wilson is much more than the creation of Pet Sounds, and soon a new film will attempt to tell his story. Love & Mercy originally premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in the fall of 2014. The film stars both Paul Dano and John Cusack as Brian Wilson, […]

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Second ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Trailer Shares Plot Details

Are you ready to get pitch slapped? Hot on the heels of a trendy Super Bowl spot, Universal Pictures has released a second theatrical trailer for Pitch Perfect 2. The new footage focuses on the plot of the film, which traces the Bellas’ fall and eventual return to grace in the world of a cappella […]

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The First ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Trailer Is Perfect

I don’t know what we were supposed to expect from Magic Mike, but the film loosely based on Channing Tatum’s own life wowed critics and audiences around the globe when it was released in 2012. The film, which followed a male stripper’s life in Florida, outperformed every other film about men being strippers that we […]

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Is Now A Netflix Series, Entire Cast Returning

Remember the rumors of Wet Hot American Summer finally getting the sequel fans have been waiting for since 2001? Well, those dreams have died and been replaced with something even better: A limited run Netflix series. According to Deadline, production is already underway for a Wet Hot American Summer series, which will likely premiere on […]

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The First Trailer For ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Is Here!

They’re back, Pitches. The first trailer for Pitch Perfect 2 has found its way online ahead of the film’s May 15, 2015 release. The film stars Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, along with a supporting cast of familiar faces and newcomers with a healthy amount of star power. The story revolves around the senior year […]

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Aca-Amazing News, Everyone: Elizabeth Banks To Direct ‘Pitch Perfect 2’

News of a sequel to 2012’s aca-excellent hit film Pitch Perfect followed quickly upon the movie’s success. Now we know who will be directing it: Elizabeth Banks. After producing the first film and playing the less offensive half of Pitch Perfect‘s delightful announcing team, Banks has signed on to direct the movie’s 2015 sequel. This will be Banks’ […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

Film: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Directed by: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson There’s something rather comforting about the level of anticipation with which Catching Fire has been greeted. Even in this year of tentpole blockbusters, this feels like a unique phenomenon in spite of its obvious Young Adult literary affiliations. For starters, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Movie 43

Film: Movie 43 Distributed by: Relativity Media Anyone who has been exposed to the lengthy advertising campaign for Movie 43 has undoubtedly heard or seen the tagline claiming viewers will be unable to unsee the offensive material contained within the film. What those ads fail to mention, however, is that those same viewers will have […]

“Wet Hot American Summer” cast want sequel as well

Following yesterday’s post about David Wain’s interest in making a sequel to Wet Hot American Summer, Entertainment Weekly is reporting much of the film’s original cast is interested in the project as well. According to the article, Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks, both initially seen as hurdles to a sequel given their massive popularity (and […]