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First trailer for Ted 2

Universal has unveiled the first trailer for the raunchy comedy sequel Ted 2 [TED2].  Writer-director Seth MacFarlane [SMACF] returns as the voice of the talking teddy bear who needs to be prove his humanity before he can become a father.  Mark Wahlberg [MWAHL] returns as his best buddy and the potential sperm donor for Ted's child. Amanda Seyfried [ASEYF] joins the cast as Mila Kunis is nowhere in sight without any explanation.   Ted 2 opens in theaters on June 26th.

 

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By Antibody on Thursday, January 29, 2015 @ 09:48 AM        162 views




First trailer for Child 44

Lionsgate has released the trailer for the period thriller Child 44 [CHI44] on Apple.  Set in 1953 Soviet Union, Tom Hardy [THARD] stars as a secret police agent who loses his status and home when he refuses to denounce his wife, played by Noomi Rapace [NRAPA], as a traitor.  Exiled to a provincial outpost, they join forces with a General played by Gary Oldman [GOLDM] to track down a serial killer stalking young boys. Joel Kinnaman [JKINN] plays a rival police agent engaged in a political...

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By Antibody on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 @ 09:52 AM        495 views




First trailer for Fantastic Four

Fox has finally revealed the first look at their superhero franchise reboot with the teaser for Fantastic Four [FANT4], which takes its inspiration from the Marvel Comics' Ultimate storyline.  Miles Teller [MTELL] stars as Reed Richards, Kate Mara as Sue Storm, Michael B. Jordan [MBJOR] as Johnny Storm, Jamie Bell [JBELL] as Ben Grimm and Toby Kebbell [TKEBB] as Dr. Doom. Rrather than the fantastic approach of the previous two films, the Josh Trank-directed film offers a more scientific...

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By Antibody on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 @ 09:09 AM        546 views




New trailer for The DUFF

CBS Films has dropped the full-length trailer for the high school comedy The DUFF [TDUFF] starring Mae Whitman [MAWHI].  The film opens wide on February 20th.

Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body knows her as ‘The DUFF’ (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier, more popular friends (Skyler Samuels & Bianca Santos).  Now, despite the words of caution from her favorite teacher (Ken Jeong), she puts aside the...

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By Antibody on Monday, January 26, 2015 @ 12:26 PM        386 views




Box Score: American Sniper easily holds pole position

Scoring the best second wide weekend ever for an R-rated film, American Sniper [AMSNP] crossed $200.1 million with an estimated $64.4 million.  The war biopic slipped just 28% from last weekend, the best of any film opening above $85 million.  Word of mouth will continue to bring non-tradition moviegoers to American Sniper.

The Boy Next Door [BOYND] debuted in second place with $15.0 million.  Connecting with its target demographic, the audience was 45% Latinos,  71% female, and 65% over...

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By Antibody on Sunday, January 25, 2015 @ 10:39 AM        495 views




First trailer for She's Funny That Way

Clarius Entertainment has unveiled the trailer for the screwball comedy She's Funny That Way [SFTWY] directed by Peter Bogdanovich.  Owen Wilson [OWILS] stars as a Broadway director who cheats on his wife (Kathryn Hahn [KHAHN]) with a prostitute-turned-actress, played by Imogen Poots [IPOOT].  Jennifer Aniston [JANIS] co-stars as her therapist dating the playwright (Will Forte [WFORT]) who also falls for the ingenue.   She's Funny That Way will open wide on May 1st against Avengers: Age of...

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By Antibody on Friday, January 23, 2015 @ 09:19 AM        673 views




Whisper Numbers: American Sniper takes second tour

Three new wide releases enter the marketplace this weekend but none are close to challenging American Sniper [AMSNP] for the top spot. After its record shattering MLK holiday weekend, the war drama has become a cultural phenomenon that fosters debates. With excellent word of mouth and Oscar buzz, American Sniper should be able to hold 55% of its wide opening and collect another $52 million.

Jennifer Lopez [JLOPE] stars in the R-rated thriller The Boy Next Door [BOYND] as a teacher whose...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, January 22, 2015 @ 04:16 PM        409 views




Box Score: American Sniper shatters box office records

Shocking the Hollywood industry by doubling even the loftiest expectations, American Sniper [AMSNP] hit an estimated $105.3 million over the 4-day holiday weeekend.  The opening smashed the previous mark of $48.6 million set last year by Ride Along.  The 3-day gross of $89.5 million also tops Passion of the Christ's $83.8 million.

Opening at a distant second, Paddinton [PADTN] earned $25.2 million to edge out The Wedding Ringer [WEDRN] at $24.5 million.

Last weekend's top film, Taken 3...

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By Antibody on Monday, January 19, 2015 @ 11:27 AM        1208 views




New trailer for Underdogs

The Weinstein Co. has released the domestic trailer for the animated sports comedy Underdogs [UNDRD], opening stateside on April 10th.

Jake (Matthew Morrison) is a shy, but talented, foosball player. His passion for the game is rivaled only by his love for free-spirited Laura (Ariana Grande). With her encouragement, he beats the town bully, Ace (Nicholas Hoult), in a foosball game. But everything changes when Ace becomes the world’s best soccer player and returns years later to turn...

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By Antibody on Friday, January 16, 2015 @ 11:50 AM        961 views




Whisper Numbers: American Sniper aims for the record

A crowded holiday weekend at the box office is shaping up to be a potential record breaker. Warner Bros. wisely chose this weekend to expand American Sniper [AMSNP] as the R-rated drama secured six Oscar nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor for Bradley Cooper [BCOOP]. Clint Eastwood [CEAST] directed the R-rated war drama about the real-life soldier Chris Kyle, a tragic story that appeals to both liberals and conservatives. Last year, another movie about U.S. military heroics...

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By Box Office Whisperer on Thursday, January 15, 2015 @ 04:10 PM        866 views




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