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Thursday, May 31, 2018

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Written and directed by Leigh Whannell ("Saw", "Insidious"), the sci-fi horror film "Upgrade" stars Logan Marshall-Green as a self-identified technofobe in a near-future in which technology is omnipresent, who is left paralyzed after a brutal mugging that also claimed the life of his wife. He is "upgraded" with an experimental AI implant meant to cure him, which has an unexpected effect, granting him enhanced physical abilities and a thirst for vengeance.

Produced by Jason Blum ("Get Out"), the film also stars Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Benedict Hardie and Michael M. Foster.

"Upgrade" opens in theaters on June 1, 2018.

Find out more about the movie after the jump.

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"Reverie" is a new sci-fi television series created by Mickey Fisher ("Extant", Mars"), that stars Sarah Shahi ("Person of Interest") as a former hostage negotiator who is brought in to help save people whose minds have become lost within an advanced virtual reality program. The cast also includes Dennis Haysbert, Jessica Lu, Sendhil Ramamurthy and Kathryn Morris.

"Reverie" premiered on May 30, 2018 on NBC and received mixed reviews from critics.

Find out more about the series after the jump.

Monday, May 28, 2018

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Video Game Description: Thrilling arcade racing game, inspired by the super-fun-straight-to-the-point classic racing games from the 90s.

Genre: Action, Racing, Arcade

Publisher: Aquiris Game Studio

Developer: Aquiris Game Studio

Rating: E for Everyone

Find out more about this video game after the jump.

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Product Description: Blending rigorous naturalism with the precise construction of a thriller, this Cannes award winning drama from Cristian Mungiu sheds light on the high stakes and ethical complexities of life in contemporary Romania. As his daughter nears high-school graduation, Romeo (Adrian Titieni), an upstanding doctor, counts on her securing a competitive scholarship that will send her to university in England. But when an injury sustained during a sexual assault compromises her performance on an important exam, Romeo's best-laid plans for her threaten to crumble, leading him to seek favors in a world that runs on back-scratching and bribery. Suffused with quiet dread, GRADUATION takes a humane and deeply ambiguous look at how corrosive rampant corruption is to moral convictions.


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

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Product Description: With this arresting drama based on notorious real-life events, Cristian Mungiu mounts a complex inquiry into faith, fanaticism, and indifference. At a desolate Romanian monastery, a young novice nun, Voichiţa (Cosmina Stratan), reunites with her former companion Alina (Cristina Flutur), who plans to take her to Germany. But Voichiţa proves unwilling to abandon her calling, and Alina becomes increasingly desperate to reclaim her devotion, putting the outsider at odds with the monastery’s ascetic priest—and precipitating a painfully misguided, brutal attempt to save her soul. A naturalistic tragedy with the dark force of a folktale, anchored by the fraught dynamic between cinema newcomers Flutur and Stratan (who shared the best actress prize at Cannes), Beyond the Hills bears powerful witness to individuals at cross-purposes and institutions ill-equipped to help those most in need.


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

Composer:
Amelia Warner

Total Time:
38:44

Label:
Universal

Purchasing Links:
MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 25, 2018

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Composer:
Harry Gregson-Williams

Total Time:
48:33

Label:
Filmtrax

Purchasing Links:
MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 25, 2018

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Artist:
Chvrches

Genre:
Alternative Rock

Total Time:
49:03

Record Label:
Glassnote Entertainment

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, Vinyl, iTunes

Release Date
May 25, 2018

Find out more about this album release after the jump.


Artist:
Snow Patrol

Genre:
Alternative Rock

Total Time:
1:05:18

Record Label:
Polydor Records

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, Vinyl, iTunes

Release Date
May 25, 2018

Find out more about this album release after the jump.


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Disney has released the first full-length trailer for their upcoming film "Christopher Robin" inspired by the classic children's stories and the studio's own cartoons. Directed by Marc Forster ("Finding Neverland"), the film stars Ewan McGregor as Christopher Robin, the boy from the Winnie-the-Pooh stories, who is now a working-class family man who has lost his imagination. Pooh (voiced by Jim Cummings) re-enters his life and asks for his help in finding his lost friends.

The cast also includes Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Mark Gatiss, Chris O'Dowd, Brad Garrett, Toby Jones, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi and Sophie Okonedo

Watch the new trailer after the jump.

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Co-written and directed by John Cameron Mitchell ("Shortbus", "Rabbit Hole"), the sci-fi romantic comedy "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" is based on Neil Gaiman's short story of the same name, and it tells the story of a shy suburban London teenager (Alex Sharp) in 1977, who falls in love with a beautiful and rebellious alien teenager (Elle Fanning). The film also stars Nicole Kidman Ruth Wilson, Matt Lucas and Abraham Lewis.

"How to Talk to Girls at Parties" premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. It was released in the U.K. on May 11, 2018, and in select theaters in the U.S. on May 25, 2018. It received mixed to negative reviews from critics.

Find out more about the movie after the jump.

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The second season of History's drama series "Six" has premiered on May 28, 2018. Created by William Broyles Jr. ("Apollo 13", "Flags of Our Fathers") and David Broyles, the show chronicles the operations and daily lives of members of the famous SEAL Team Six. The new season finds the team working with CIA officer Gina Cline (Olivia Munn) to locate the terrorist group responsible for the death of their team leader.

The cast includes Barry Sloane, Kyle Schmid, Juan Pablo Raba, Edwin Hodge, Dominic Adams, Jaylen Moore, Brianne Davis, Nadine Velazquez and Jessica Garza.

Find out more about the series after the jump.

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This post contains all the news, trailers, movie clips, DVD/Blu-Ray releases and many more, that you may have missed in the last seven days, arranged in an accessible manner. Just browse and click the article titles you want to read. Read the full article to check out the weekly summary.

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Everyone was expecting "Solo: A Star Wars Story" to break records at the Memorial Day holiday weekend box-office, but while the film managed to open in first place and made decent money, it failed to live up to the hype. Its overseas box-office was even worse.

Find out more about the weekend box office after the jump.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

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Video Game Description: Defender's Quest is a Tower-Defense/RPG Hybrid (Think Final Fantasy Tactics meets Tower Defense). It focuses on three things: tactical depth, customization, and story. That means no random encounters, no spikey-haired emo kids, no forced time sinks, and no tedious, repetitive battles.

The battle system builds off of tower defense, with individual characters taking the place of towers. Each character levels up, learns skills, and equips gear individually, allowing the player to customize their battle experience and strategy. The overall game structure is similar to tactical RPGs, but with a real-time battle system. Game speed is adjustable, and commands can even be issued when the game is paused.

It also features an engaging character-driven story written by an actual English major! The story strives to be fast-paced, snappy, and always relevant to gameplay with minimal exposition. The young royal Librarian, Azra, finds herself unceremoniously left for dead and dumped into a plague colony. She puts together a ragtag band of survivors and miscreants, and sets off in hope of finding an escape, only to be pursued by a mysterious man dressed in red.

Finally, Defender's Quest has options and accessibility settings out the wazoo, so you can have the best possible experience!

Genre: RPG, Strategy

Publisher: Level Up Labs

Developer: Level Up Labs

Rating: T for Teen (Violence, Mild Language, Blood)

Find out more about this video game after the jump.

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Product Description: Brand New 4K Restoration! The film that started it all… the genre of “Spaghetti Western” was born, The Man with No Name was introduced and the iconic talents of star Clint Eastwood (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Unforgiven), director Sergio Leone (For a Few Dollars More, A Fistful of Dynamite) and composer Ennio Morricone (Navajo Joe, Death Rides a Horse) were launched. An instant international phenomenon, this hard-hitting epic stunned audiences with its violence, gritty realism and tongue-in-cheek humor. A lean, cold-eyed, cobra-quick gunfighter (Eastwood) arrives in a grim and dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers terrorize the impoverished citizens. Though he receives lucrative offers of employment from each gang, his loyalty cannot be bought. He accepts both jobs... and sets in motion a deadly plan to destroy the criminals, pitting one against the other in a series of brilliantly orchestrated setups, showdowns and deadly confrontations. Co-starring Marianne Koch (The Devil’s General) and Gian Maria Volontè (Face to Face, The Red Circle).


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

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Product Description: When not mired in the corporate rat race, Wall Street executive Bart Hughes is king of his sleek Manhattan brownstone ... until he finds his castle under siege by the most determined of home intruders. Forced to enter a rat race of an entirely different sort, Bart takes a stand, with his survival and sanity at stake.

Peter Weller (RoboCop, Sons of Anarchy) stars in Of Unknown Origin, an eerie and nerve-tingling suspense thriller directed by George P. Cosmatos (Tombstone, Cobra) and the winner of Paris International Film Festival Awards for Best Picture and Actor. Cleverly and compellingly, the film draws you into a battle of wits, namely one with an intruder that’s formidable, persistent and clever enough to lure Bart (Weller) along on an unwitting path to self-destruction. In the battle of man vs. beast, push has come to scream.


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

Composer:
Leo Birenberg
Zach Robinson

Total Time:
54:46

Label:
La-La Land Records

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 22, 2018

Find more about the soundtrack (previews, track list) after the jump.

Composer:
John Powell
John Williams

Conducted by
Gavin Greenaway

Total Time:
76:42

Label:
Walt Disney Records

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 25, 2018

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Artist:
A$AP Rocky

Genre:
Hip-Hop, Rap

Total Time:
52:18

Record Label:
RCA Records

Purchasing Links:
MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 25, 2018

Find out more about this album release after the jump.


Artist:
Pusha T

Genre:
Hip-Hop, Rap

Total Time:
21:08

Record Label:
Def Jam Recordings

Purchasing Links:
MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 25, 2018

Find out more about this album release after the jump.


Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Video Game Description: Then, there was fire. Re-experience the critically acclaimed, genre-defining game that started it all. Beautifully remastered, return to Lordran in stunning high-definition detail running at 60fps. Dark Souls Remastered includes the main game plus the Artorias of the Abyss DLC. All 4 platforms will have dedicated servers.

Genre: Action, RPG

Publisher: FromSoftware, Inc, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

Developer: QLOC

Rating: M for Mature (Violence, Blood and Gore, Partial Nudity)

Find out more about this video game after the jump.

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Product Description: The hugely successful drama returns with more laughs, tears and inspiring stories from the nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House. The year is 1963, and the midwives find themselves tested both personally and professionally as never before. Together, they face challenging medical issues while fighting their own personal battles. Nurse Crane finds her authority questioned from an unexpected quarter, Sister Monica Joan is forced to accept her failing faculties, and the much-loved characters are joined by West Indian midwife Lucille Anderson a funny and clever nurse who brings a fresh burst of energy to life at Nonnatus House.


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

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Product Description: In director Todd Haynes’ WONDERSTRUCK, Ben & Rose are children from two different eras who wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he never knew, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both set out on quests that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry.


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

Composer:
Rob

Total Time:
55:02

Label:
Death Waltz Recording

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 11, 2018

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Composer:
Various Artists

Total Time:
43:41

Label:
What Are Records?

Purchasing Links:
MP3, iTunes

Release Date
May 18, 2018

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Artist:
Modern Studies

Genre:
Singer, Songwriter
Indie Rock
Chamber Pop

Total Time:
40:43

Record Label:
Fire Records

Purchasing Links:
CD, MP3, Vinyl, iTunes

Release Date
May 18, 2018

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Video Game Description: Detroit: Become Human is the latest title in development by Quantic Dream and expands on the studio’s legacy of gripping narrative driven experiences (Fahrenheit/Heavy Rain/ Beyond: Two Souls). Throughout the game, players will co-write the story through the actions of several protagonists in an ambitiously bending and thrilling narrative.

Detroit: Become Human is set in Detroit City during the year 2038 after the city has been revitalized by the invention and introduction of Androids into everyday life. But when Androids start behaving as if they are alive, events begin to spin out of control.

As the player, you will embody several characters, amongst which KARA, CONNOR, and MARKUS. AsKara, you will witness your brave new world turn to chaos as you take on the role of a female service android trying to find her own place in a turbulent social landscape. Whilst you shape the branching narrative as Connor, an Android Cop employed by the human police force to seek out deviant Android such as Markus, a leader of the android group seeking freedom for his people, you will be making choices that will not only determine your own fate, but that of the entire city and possibly beyond.

Discover what it really means to be human in a powerfully emotional journey made of choice and consequences.

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Developer: Quantic Dream

Rating: M for Mature (Sexual Themes, Use of Drugs, Strong Language, Blood, Partial Nudity)

Find out more about this video game after the jump.

Friday, May 25, 2018

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Product Description: The universally loved story of the March sisters is set to inspire its next generation of fans with this all new Masterpiece production from writer Heidi Thomas (Call the Midwife) and producer Colin Callender (Wolf Hall). Angela Lansbury (Murder, She Wrote) and Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) star, with newcomer Maya Hawke as Jo, and Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything) as Marmee. With large doses of humanity, humor, and tenderness, this story of a family striving for happiness in an uncertain world has no equal. 3 episodes, 3 hrs., 1 Blu-ray disc.


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

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Product Description: From the acclaimed graphic novel comes an epic adventure about a world beyond imagination. Teen Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe, The Conjuring 2) is the only thing that stands between terrible giants and the destruction of her small town. But as she boldly confronts her fears in increasingly dangerous ways, her new school counselor (Zoe Saldana, Guardians of the Galaxy) leads her to question everything she’s always believed to be true. I Kill Giants is an intense, touching story about trust, courage and love from the producers that brought you Harry Potter.


Find out more about this DVD/Blu-ray release after the jump.

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Disney and Lucasfilm's highly anticipated Star Wars spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opens in theaters today and it's the only new wide release this week. Other limited releases that might be worth checking out are "How to Talk to Girls at Parties", the biopic "Mary Shelley" and James Franco's sci-fi thriller "Future World"

Synopses, details, critical/audience reception, trailers, clips and more after the jump.

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As "Solo: A Star Wars Story" rolled into theaters today, a report by the Hollywood Reporter reveals that "Logan" and "Walk the Line" helmer James Mangold is set to write and direct an upcoming "Star Wars" spinoff movie that will focus on bounty hunter Boba Fett. The screenplay is rumored to be written by Simon Kinberg ("The Martian", "X-Men: Days of Future Past"). Along with "Solo", the film will be a part of the studio's lineup of "Star Wars" origin stories that will also include an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie, which might be directed by Stephen Daldry ("The Hours").

Boba Fett was introduced in the original trilogy's "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi". The character was a notorious Mandalorian bounty hunter who worked for the Empire and Jabba the Hutt and was hired to capture Han Solo. A first attempt at exploring his origin story was made in 2002's "Attack of the Clones". British actor Jeremy Bulloch played Fett in the classic films.

Mangold is also set to direct Christian Bale and Matt Damon in the biopic "Ford vs Ferrari", and will also helm the drama "Crenshaw" based on Katherine Applegate's novel of the same name.







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Today we have new trailers for:
  • The sequel "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" starring Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro.
  • The darkly comic western thriller "The Sisters Brothers" starring Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly.
  • Paul Feig's "A Simple Favor", an adaptation of Darcey Bell's best-selling novel starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively.
  • The Blumhouse sci-fi thriller "Upgrade" directed by Leigh Whannell.
  • The Fred Rogers documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?".

Watch all the new trailers after the jump.

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The six-part Australian miniseries "Picnic at Hanging Rock" is an adaptation of the 1967 novel of the same name written by Joan Lindsay. A previous adaptation was produced in 1975 for the big screen and it was directed by Peter Weir.

The story is set in 1900 and follows the mysterious disappearance of three schoolgirls and their governesses while on an outing to Hanging Rock on Valentines Day. The cast features Natalie Dormer, Samara Weaving, Madeleine Madden, Yael Stone, Lily Sullivan, Lola Bessis and Harrison Gilbertson.

"Picnic at Hanging Rock" premiered in Australia via Showcase on May 6, 2018, and will be released in the United States by Amazon Video on May 25, 2018.

Find out more about the miniseries after the jump.

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"Solo: A Star Wars Story" is a new entry in Disney's series of Star Wars anthology/spinoff movies, and an origin story for legendary space rogue Han Solo, played by Harrison Ford in the original trilogy.

Alden Ehrenreich stars as young, aspiring pilot Han, who embarks on a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, and in the process meets his future copilot Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and equally famous frenemy Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover).

The film is directed by Ron Howard ("Apollo 13", "A Beautiful Mind"), replacing Phil Lord and Christopher Miller who left the project citing "creative differences". The cast also features Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Linda Hunt, Jon Favreau, Warwick Davis and Paul Bettany.

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" opened in theaters on May 25, 2018, and received a mixed reception from both critics and moviegoers. The film is expected to top the Memorial Day Weekend at the box-office with over $130 million.

Find out more about the movie after the jump.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Video Game Description: FOX n FORESTS is a 2D action platformer with RPG and puzzle elements inspired by the glorious days of 16-bit! Switch between various seasons on the fly, shoot and slash with your magic melee crossbow and snatch loot to unveil the mystery of the 5th seasons. A thrilling pixel art fable with rewarding super secrets, screen filling bosses and thriving exploration. This is 16-bit how you remember it!

Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG

Publisher: EuroVideo Medien

Developer: Bonus Level Entertainment, Independent Arts Software

Rating: E for Everyone 10 and Older (Fantasy Violence)

Find out more about this video game after the jump.