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Deadpool

Deadpool

 

Plot: Based upon Marvel Comics most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Written by 20th Century Fox

 

Buzz: Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Artistic Interpretation of the Day: Lampooning its natural beauty splattered with blood, here's Bob Ross demonstrating how to paint the landscapes of The Revenant:   Cosplay of the Day: Underoos are a kind of costume play, right? Well, Deadpool now has officially licensed Underoos. For adults, of course (via Geek Tyrant):   Film Score Breakdown of the Day: Speaking of Deadpool...

Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3

 

Plot: When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible-learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas. Written by 20th Century Fox

 

Buzz: With a slew of superhero movies set to arrive later this year, 20th Century Fox's Deadpool has already set the bar incredibly high for box office expectations. Despite, or perhaps because of, its R-rated nature, Deadpool destroyed several box office records, taking in $135 million in its opening weekend, the highest opening weekend for any R-rated movie and the best debut ever for a 20th Century Fox movie. Heading into its second frame, this unconventional superhero movie squares off agains...

How to Be Single

How to Be Single

 

Plot: There's a right way to be single, a wrong way to be single, and then...there's Alice. And Robin. Lucy. Meg. Tom. David. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, be it a love connection, a hook-up, or something in the middle. And somewhere between the teasing texts and one-night stands, what these unmarrieds all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. Sleeping around in the city that never sleeps was never so much fun.

 

Buzz: Director James Foley has officially got the cameras rolling on Universal’s upcoming erotic sequel, Fifty Shades Darker.Word comes by way of Instagram, where series author E.L. James shared the above image from the set. Fanning the flames of its Bdsm franchise, the studio has locked down plans to film both Darker and Fifty Shades Freed back-to-back, with the former poised to explore the next chapter in Christian (Jamie Dornan) and Ana’s (Dakota Johnson) trying relatio...

Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2

 

Plot: Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

 

Buzz: Warner Bros. It can be hard directing actors, especially when they’re a bona fide star, replete with their own neuroses and comforts. But that’s nothing compared to a director having to direct themselves to a great performance in a movie, one which draws on both his skill as a filmmaker and as a performer to deliver something special.This is tougher than you might think (after all, who better to tell you what to do than yourself?), and one only needs to loo...

The Revenant

The Revenant

 

Plot: Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT captures one man's epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption. Written by 20th Century Fox

 

Buzz: Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar hopes are now virtually in your hands. A new arcade style video game by The Line, titled Red Carpet Rampage, allows players to control the actor on his quest to win his first Oscar. Using keyboard controls, users can urge DiCaprio to "act harder," jump for other awards (like Emmy's and Golden Globes), jump over paparazzi and outrace the competition - including Michael Fassbender from Steve Jobs and Eddie Redmayne from The Danish Girl. The game also g...

Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!

 

Plot: Hail Caesar! Follows a day in the life of Eddie Mannix, a Hollywood fixer for Capital Pictures in the 1950s, who cleans up and solves problems for big names and stars in the industry. But when studio star Baird Whitlock disappears, Mannix has to deal with than just the fix. Written by Warren D'Souza

 

Buzz: The Carolina Panthers weren’t the only big losers this Super Bowl weekend. New releases such as “Hail, Caesar!,” “The Choice,” and “Pride & Prejudice & Zombies” failed to connect with moviegoers, sending ticket sales tumbling 8% from last year’s Super Bowl period. Total revenue topped out at $93.5 million, down from $101.8 million in 2015 when “American Sniper” racked up $30.7 million, according to ComScore. Final n...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

Plot: A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas and set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

 

Buzz: Chewbacca made his triumphant return to the big-screen back in December when he appeared alongside his old pal Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It turns out that was just the beginning though. Because Peter Mayhew, the actor that has portrayed everyone.s favorite Wookiee since Star Wars began, is going to be releasing pages from his original 1976 Star Wars script on Twitter.  Why has Peter Mayhew decided to release such a prized possession onto the world-wide-web? Well, because ...

The Choice

The Choice

 

Plot: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.

 

Buzz: During an interview with Birth.Movies.Death, former Smallville star Tom Welling has been speaking about paving the way for the new wave of DC television shows, and sharing his thoughts on CBS’ Supergirl in particular.“You know, the success of Smallville is directly correlated to The Flash or Arrow – that genre that Warner Bros has been able to do,” states Welling. “I do feel proud that it started with us, but it wasn’t just because of us. I think te...

Ride Along 2

Ride Along 2

 

Plot: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

 

Buzz: Here's your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded): 1. Deadpool - $135.0 million ($135.0 million total) 2. Kung Fu Panda 3 - $19.6 million ($93.0 million total) 3. How to Be Single - $18.7 million ($18.7 million total) 4. Zoolander 2 - $15.6 million ($15.6 million total) 5. The Revenant - $6.9 million ($159.1 million total) 6. Hail, Caesar! - $6.5 million ($21.3 million total) 7. Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens - $6.1 million ($914.8 million total) ...

The Boy

The Boy

 

Plot: Greta is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family's 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their actual son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta's worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive. Written by STX Entertainment

 

Buzz: facebook twitter google+ The Walking Dead's Lauren Cohan has joined the cast of Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice... Because Bruce Wayne's parents are doomed to die on screen for all eternity, Walking Dead star Lauren Cohan will cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Martha Wayne.I'm assuming that we'll get another ...