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Eiff 2017: Cars 3 Review

23 hours ago | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Steven Neish

Veteran racer Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) is back where he belongs at the Piston Cup, but while he’s been away saving the world or whatever it was he got up to in Cars 2 a new wave of next-generation super-cars has started to dominate the competition. Crashing out during the final race of the season while attempting to overtake his would-be successor, Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer), Lightning returns to Radiator Springs to lick his wounds and recover. With a new sponsor by the name of Sterling (Nathan Fillion), and the threat of a premature retirement closing the distance, Lightning has it all to prove as he’s forced to retrain under the tutelage of Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo) and her high-tech simulators.

Clearly sensing where they went wrong with Cars 2, namely in removing the characters from their backwater setting and releasing them onto the world stage, »

- Steven Neish

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Cars 3 Preview Screening

27 June 2017 2:20 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Disney•Pixar Cars 3 Special Preview Screening Disney•Pixar Cars 3 is released on July 14, but we’re teaming up with our friends at The Walt Disney Company to bring you an exclusive preview screening of Cars 3 on Sunday July 9 at The Gate Cinema, North Gate Bridge, Cork. We’ve a bunch of family passes to give away! Each family pass is 4 tickets. To be in with a chance of winning just fill in the form below! Disney•Pixar Cars 3 Special Preview Screening Cars 3 cruises into Irish cinemas on July 14, 2017. Loading... Synopsis Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late »

- noreply@blogger.com (Vic Barry)

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Great Job, Internet!: Read This: How Wedding Crashers became “this generation’s Animal House”

26 June 2017 9:34 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Wedding Crashers opened more than a decade ago to rave reviews, going on to unexpectedly make some $200 million at the box office. A new oral history from Mel Magazine digs into the movie’s success, using firsthand interviews with the movie’s director, writers, stars, and crew, and in the process it lays out a straight line from some of their behind-the-scenes decisions to the resurgence of bromance comedies (like The Hangover and many Judd Apatow movies) in intervening years.

Casting was crucial for this. The film hinges on the comic repartee of stars Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, but also features a slate of then-unknown talents like Isla Fisher, Bradley Cooper, and Rachel McAdams, as well as well-placed supporting spots from Jane Seymour and Christopher Walken. Director David Dobkin insisted upon several weeks of rehearsals, during which improvisation and actor input was considered and then put into a »

- Clayton Purdom

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Box Office: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Assembles $37.5 Million in Three Days’ Time

24 June 2017 8:30 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Transformers: The Last Knight” had a slightly unconventional Wednesday night opening this week, but its Friday numbers aren’t anything for the Autobots to actually write Cybertron about.

Despite its franchise-low opening, the fifth film in the “Transformers” saga is expected to easily win the first official weekend of summer 2017, while “Wonder Woman” and “Cars 3” will be in a tight race for second place.

Transformers 5” had already pulled in $23.7 million from Wednesday and Thursday showings going into the weekend, but Michael Bay can now add another $13.8 million from 4,069 theaters to his total. This brings the Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, and Stanley Tucci vehicle from Paramount to just over $40 million so far, with an expected $64 million domestic cume by Sunday’s end for the 5-day.

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As ‘Wonder Woman’ Soars, Movies Starring Men Fail to Connect at Box Office

Wonder Woman” continues to prove impenetrable as Patty JenkinsDC Comics adaptation lassoed another $7.35 million on Friday »

- JD Knapp

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Video Movie Review: Cars 3 (2017): Well…At Least It’s Better Than Cars 2

23 June 2017 7:53 PM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

Cars 3 (2017) Video Movie Review, a Pixar Animation Studios movie directed by Brian Fee and starring Owen Wilson as Lightning McQueen, Cristela Alozo as Cruz Ramirez, Armie Hammer as Jackson Storm, Chris Cooper as Smokey and Larry the Cable Guy as Mater In this video review, I delve into Brian Fee’s Cars 3 and discuss [...]

Continue reading: Video Movie Review: Cars 3 (2017): Well…At Least It’s Better Than Cars 2 »

- Mathieu Brunet

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Learn how to draw Lightning McQueen from Cars 3 with Pixar's John Hoffman

23 June 2017 1:39 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Learn how to draw Lightning McQueen from Cars 3 with Pixar's John HoffmanLearn how to draw Lightning McQueen from Cars 3 with Pixar's John HoffmanAdriana Floridia6/23/2017 3:39:00 Pm

Our very own Tanner Zee sat down with Pixar story artist John Hoffman to learn how to draw the star of the Cars franchise, Lightning McQueen (who is voiced by Owen Wilson).

This is Hoffman's first Pixar film, but he has worked on other high profile animated movies such as Anastasia and Paranorman. The Calgary-native is currently working on a top-secret new project at Pixar.

The video makes it look easy enough, and may inspire you to try drawing Lighning McQueen for yourself. Check it out below and see Cars 3, now playing at Cineplex theatres. For tickets and showtimes, click here! »

- Adriana Floridia

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Nathan Fillion talks being Canadian and his voice role in Cars 3!

20 June 2017 2:38 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Nathan Fillion talks being Canadian and his voice role in Cars 3!Nathan Fillion talks being Canadian and his voice role in Cars 3!Adriana Floridia6/20/2017 4:38:00 Pm

The third installment of Disney and Pixars Cars franchise is in theatres now!

Owen Wilson returns as Lightning McQueen, who now has to prove to a new generation of racers that he is still the best in the world. It'll be tough for Lightning, however, as a bunch of new racers are using a special technology that allows them to drive faster. Lightning basically has one last chance to keep his reputation.

Nathan Fillion joins the cast as a new character named Sterling, who is a big fan of Lightning. He has plans to make Lightning into a brand, and works with him to update his look and help him train.

We had a chance to talk to Nathan Fillion about his role as Sterling, »

- Adriana Floridia

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Could ‘Cars 4’ Replace Lightning McQueen in the Driver’s Seat? [Interview]

20 June 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

During my conversation with Cars 3 director Brian Fee last week, I brought up the question of another Cars film. If this movie is a hit and they decide to make a fourth installment, could Owen Wilson‘s Lightning McQeen take a back seat (pun intended) while another character becomes the focal point of the series? Here’s what the filmmaker […]

The post Could ‘Cars 4’ Replace Lightning McQueen in the Driver’s Seat? [Interview] appeared first on /Film. »

- Peter Sciretta

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Cars 3: Director Brian Fee and Producer Kevin Reher Discuss Following John Lasseter’s Footsteps, Voice Casting and Easter Eggs

19 June 2017 10:35 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Cars 3 proved the franchise still has plenty of gas in the tank.

The filmed opened over the weekend with strong box office numbers and reviews. The Pixar magic is still definitely there with their newest addition.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

The voice cast includes Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy and Armie Hammer.

Lrm sat down with the filmmakers director Brian Fee and Kevin Reher. They »

- Gig Patta

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Cinemaholics #19: Cars 3 Review

18 June 2017 5:34 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Pixar is back with Cars 3, and the Cinemaholics are ready to share their thoughts on the film with special guest Kayla Savage. Directed by Brian Fee and starring Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo and Armie Hammer, the threequel is being hailed by many critics as arguably the best of the Cars films, but does that mean it’s any good? Jon, Will and Kayla try to answer that question as they review the movie.

Later in the show, the Cinemaholics do some mini-reviews for some other big releases out this week. They cover 47 Meters Down, Rough Night and Meticulously Ridiculous, HBO’s latest comedy special starring T.J. Miller.

For more, here are the links to what was discussed this week (your Cinemahomework):

Review of Cars 3 Review of 47 Meters Down Review of Rough Night Venom might be part of the McU after all Deadpool 2 has officially started production »

- Jon Negroni

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Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Races Past ‘Wonder Woman’ to No. 1

18 June 2017 8:08 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

This weekend featured a heated race between four new films that opened in wide release. As of Sunday morning, it appears some have fared better than others.

The big winner is Disney and Pixar’s “Cars 3,” which is speeding to $53.5 million from 4,256 locations, putting it in first place. That’s a lower opening than “Cars” ($60.1 million) and “Cars 2” ($66.1 million), but still enough to win the weekend. The first two “Cars” movies combined have made more than $435 million in the U.S. and $1 billion globally. The “Cars” films are far from Disney and Pixar’s highest earners, but “Cars 3” is another example that even a decent opening for the duo is a victory in the big picture.

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Film Review: ‘Cars 3

The movie comes from director Brian Fee, who was a storyboard artist on the first two “Cars” films, as well as “Ratatouille” and “Wall-e.” The ensemble »

- Seth Kelley

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The Batmobile Almost Showed Up in Cars 3

17 June 2017 12:56 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Disney Pixar races into theaters this weekend with the highly-anticipated Cars 3, which is expected to come away with an easy box office win. The animated sequel continues the adventures of the iconic racer Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), who will face a new crop of younger racers. While doing press for the movie, Cars 3 director Brian Fee, who makes his directorial debut after serving as a storyboard artist on the first two Cars movies, revealed that there was almost a scene where Lightning McQueen got to meet two of the Batmobiles.

Screen Junkies News caught up with Brian Fee, who was asked if any actual car companies have approached them about putting some of their real cars in the movie. While he wouldn't mention any specifics, the director did say that they make deals with car companies, but they all don't want their cars to be a villain. The »

- MovieWeb

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Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Could Break $60 Million Barrier, Tupac to No. 2

17 June 2017 8:29 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cars 3” is currently on track for a $60 million debut despite opening against four other films this Father’s Day weekend. Tupac biopic “All Eyez on Me,” Bachelorette comedy “Rough Night,” survival horror “47 Meters Down,” and the critically panned “The Book of Henry” also opened on Friday, to varying results.

The second official sequel in the “Cars” franchise is racing to a domestic debut in the high $50 million range, with potential to break the $60 million barrier thanks to Sunday’s holiday. The Disney-Pixar production pulled in roughly $20 million on Friday from 4,256 theaters. Despite losing to “All Eyez on Me” in Thursday night previews, the Owen Wilson, Kerry Washington, and Armie Hammer vehicle is easily expected to win the weekend.

Benny Boom’s biography for Lionsgate could over-perform at No. 2 in the charts … er, box office … this week after its impressive $3.1 million pull on Thursday night. Nearly $13 million from 2,471 locations on »

- JD Knapp

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‘Cars 3’ Zooms Toward $60 Million Opening

17 June 2017 8:28 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Plenty of families packed in to see “Cars 3” Friday night, as the Disney/Pixar film raced to $19.5 million at 4,256 locations, topping all other newcomers at the start of Father’s Day weekend Trackers are suggesting opening weekend between $56 million and $66 million, while the first “Cars” opened to $60 million. “Cars 3” has a solid 65 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes. “Cars 3” follows Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) in the twilight of his racing career as he is eclipsed by a new generation of racers led by high-tech rookie Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer). After a crash puts his career in doubt, »

- Matt Pressberg

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Armie Hammer Says His 2 1/2-Year-Old Daughter Just Hit a Major Milestone

17 June 2017 6:52 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Although she might not remember it in the years to come, Armie Hammer‘s daughter recently checked off a major first – sitting through a full-length movie in a theater.

“This was her first time going with me to sit through a movie,” Hammer, 30, tells People of bringing daughter Harper with him to the Cars 3 premiere. “This was going to be my litmus test, and it proves that anyone can watch this movie if a 2 1/2-year-old girl can watch it and be completely enthralled the whole time.”

In the film Hammer plays rookie racer Jackson Storm, an arrogant challenger to »

- Kara Warner

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'Cars 3' Is a Surprising Step Forward for Pixar Diversity

17 June 2017 6:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Cars 3.]

At the outset, Pixar's newest film, Cars 3, appears to be all about how race car Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) can maintain and further his legacy as one of the sport's biggest names. He's desperate to prove himself opposite a host of cocksure, younger and more technologically advanced racers. But by the end of the film, he's ceded his spotlight to Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo), a younger, female trainer who didn't think she'd ever have the chance to achieve her dream, to be a race car like Lightning. Herein lies the biggest, most »

- Josh Spiegel

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Cars 3, Rough Night and The Book of Henry make Tanner's What to Watch weekend preview

16 June 2017 3:54 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Cars 3, Rough Night and The Book of Henry make Tanner's What to Watch weekend previewCars 3, Rough Night and The Book of Henry make Tanner's What to Watch weekend previewTanner Zipchen6/16/2017 5:54:00 Pm

This weekend in theatres, we have Cars 3, Rough Night and The Book of Henry!

Cars 3: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage! The action in this is a must see in IMAX or 4Dx (if you're in Toronto! »

- Tanner Zipchen

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Cars 3: Armie Hammer Says Film Goes Back To Original Roots of Cars And Impressions of Jackson Storm and Pixar

16 June 2017 1:36 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Vroom! Vroom! Ka-Ching! Pow!

Cars 3 is racing back into theaters nationwide today.

In this fun-loving animated film, it features Lightning McQueen who refuses retirement in the races as young up-and-coming racers have better engines and with better car designs.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

The voice cast includes Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy and Armie Hammer.

Lrm had an exclusive interview with Armie Hammer earlier this »

- Gig Patta

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Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Racing to $58 Million, Tupac Biopic May Narrowly Beat ‘Wonder Woman’

16 June 2017 1:24 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Disney-Pixar’s “Cars 3” is racing toward a $58 million opening weekend, while Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me” is performing well above forecasts, and could earn as much as $36 million, early estimates showed Friday.

All Eyez on Me” opened impressively with $3.1 million on Thursday night at 2,000 sites in North America, topping “Cars 3’s” $2.8 million. Should the estimates hold, “All Eyez” could finish in second place, just ahead of the third weekend of Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” at $35 million.

Lionsgate has been cautioning that the “All Eyez on Me” estimates are too high and that the film is heading for the $25 million to $29 million range. The movie, starring Demetrius Shipp Jr., is over-performing, in any case, as it had been tracking in the $17 million to $22 million range at 2,471 sites for this weekend. “All Eyez” is opening on what would have been Shakur’s 46th birthday.

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- Dave McNary

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The Emotional Story That Inspired ‘Cars 3’ [Interview]

16 June 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Cars 3 isn’t your typical children’s animated movie. Not that we expect the typical from Pixar, but the Cars franchise has been more geared (pun intended) towards younger audiences. At the core of the film is Owen Wilson‘s character Lightning McQueen, who is faced with the possible end of his career. The new generation of […]

The post The Emotional Story That Inspired ‘Cars 3’ [Interview] appeared first on /Film. »

- Peter Sciretta

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