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18 items from 2015


The New Minions Trailer Is Here

14 May 2015 12:24 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Heading to theaters this summer on July 10th, watch the all-new trailer for Minions.

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time.  Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters.  Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock), the world’s first-ever female super-villain.  They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in mod London, where »

- Michelle McCue

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'Minions' Trailer #3: Meet the New 'Despicable Me' Henchmen

14 May 2015 10:01 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Minions begins at the dawn of time.&#160Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters.&#160Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters, from T. rex to Napoleon, the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he, alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob, ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock), the world's first-ever female super-villain.&#160 They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in mod London, where they must face their biggest challenge to date: saving all of Minionkind...from annihilation.

Featuring a soundtrack of »

- MovieWeb

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Minions Trailer Tracks The Little Yellow Guys Through The Ages

14 May 2015 9:39 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After stealing the show in both Despicable Me movies (which is plotting a third installment for 2017), Gru’s adorable, unintelligible henchmen are finally getting their own spinoff. In Minions, arriving this July, it appear that the little yellow guys have a much more complicated backstory than you might have thought. As the latest trailer for the pic reveals, the Minions have been looking for a truly evil master to serve since the dawn of time.

The cute and colorful preview sets up a huge history for the Minions but mostly takes place in 1960s New York, as the goofy mischief-makers find themselves in the employ of Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock), the world’s first female supervillain. Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney and Steve Coogan are all also in the cast. Here’s the illuminating synopsis:

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Education Impact: 40 Showbiz Programs Prep Future Pros

28 April 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

From NYC to New South Wales, these stellar schools earn accolades for their showbiz programs.

U.S. Showbiz Programs

American Film Institute

Los Angeles

AFI’s Conservatory is training 260 Fellows that are all, per the school, “worthy to watch.” The school’s participants create between four and 10 movies during the two-year program, and 37 alumni have received Oscar nominations in the past decade alone. An additional 118 have participated in award-winning projects ranging from “Boyhood” to “Mad Men.”

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena, Calif

The venerable private college’s film and graduate broadcast program continues to establish itself as an influential entity through its immersive curriculum and close working relationships between students and faculty. Its list of celebrated alumni includes director Zack Snyder and conceptual designers Ralph McQuarrie (“Star Wars”) and Syd Mead (“Blade Runner”).

Boston U. Department Film & Television, College of Communication

Boston

2015 saw the establishment of a one-year Mfa program, »

- Variety Staff

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35 Movies You Need to See This Summer

18 April 2015 8:49 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Whether you like it or not, the summer movie season is right around the corner! Of course, blockbusters sprout up all throughout the year, with movies like The Divergent Series: Insurgent and Furious 7 setting the box office on fire even before the "official" summer movie season kicks off...But the four-month period between May and August is simply jam-packed with big-budget tentpoles, outlandish comedies and even a few memorable indie dramas. Before you start snatching up tickets to your favorite summer movies, we have a handy guide breaking down all of the major studio blockbusters, and even a few independent flicks that have the potential to break out into the mainstream. Here our the 35 movies you simply can't miss this summer!

1Avengers: Age of Ultron - May 1

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, »

- MovieWeb

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Animated Louis C.K. Animal Movie Gets a Name and Release Date

16 April 2015 11:25 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Louis C.K.'s upcoming animated project, which sounds like the Toy Story of dogs, has settled on a no-nonsense name. The A.V. Club reports that The Secret Life of Pets will explore the mischief household animals get into when their owners leave. The film is set for a July 8, 2016, release. Joining C.K., reportedly, are Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Ellie Kemper, Hannibal Buress, Lake Bell, Bobby Moynihan, Jenny Slate, and Albert Brooks, among others. Chris Renaud will direct, and hopefully — given the fact Hart plays a stupidly cute bunny — cobble together a real gem. »

- Sean Fitz-Gerald

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UK movie release dates: June 2015

16 April 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

June 5

Gascoigne

Director: Jane Preston

Starring: Paul Gascoigne

Running time: 85 mins

Certificate: Tbc

Insidious Chapter 3

Director: Leigh Whannell

Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Angus Sampson

Running time: Tbc

Certificate: Tbc

Spy

Director: Paul Feig

Starring: Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Morena Baccarin

Running time: 120 mins

Certificate: Tbc

Survivor

Director: James McTeigue

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson

Running time: 97 mins

Certificate: 12A

June 12

Jurassic World

Director: Colin Trevorrow

Starring: Chris Pratt, Judy Greer, Ty Simpkins

Running time: Tbc

Certificate: Tbc

London Road

Director: Rufus Norris

Starring: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Kate Fleetwood

Running time: 92 mins

Certificate: 15

June 19

Entourage

Director: Doug Ellin

Starring: Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Connolly

Running time: Tbc

Certificate: Tbc

The Longest Ride

Director: George Tillman Jr

Starring: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda

Running time: Tbc

Certificate: Tbc

Mr Holmes

Director: Bill Condon

Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada

Running time: Tbc

Certificate: Tbc

The Transporter Refueled »

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New trailer, poster and images for Despicable Me spin-off Minions

4 February 2015 4:50 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release on June 26th, 2015, we have a new trailer for Despicable Me spin-off movie Minions, which features the voice talent of Jon Hamm and Sandra Bullock.

Check out the trailer, poster and images below:

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award® winner »

- Luke Owen

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Sandra Bullock’s villain Scarlet Overkill unveiled in new Minions images

3 February 2015 12:30 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from the Super Bowl TV spot [watch it here], we’ve got our first look at Sandra Bullock’s villainous Scarlet Overkill in the Despicable Me spin-off Minions, with USA Today posting two images of the character…

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award® winner Sandra Bullock »

- Gary Collinson

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Second 'Minions' Trailer Takes Henchmen to Villain-Con

3 February 2015 10:23 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Minions Mania is sweeping the nation, following the Super Bowl trailer from last week and the new photos of villain Scarlet Overkill released yesterday. Today, Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have released the second full trailer for this Despicable Me spin-off, which shows the Minions Kevin, Stuart and Bob trying to hitch a ride to Orlando for Villain-Con, back in 1968, or 42 Years B.G. (Before Gru). It is there that they meet the villainous Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock).

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. After accidentally killing off so many of them-from T. rex to Napoleon-the Minions find themselves without a master to serve and fall into a deep depression. Featuring a soundtrack of hit music from the '60s that still permeates our culture today, »

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New Trailer For 'Minions'

3 February 2015 9:06 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have released the new trailer for the "Despicable Me" spinoff "Minions."

The story of the "Minions" begins at the dawn of time.  Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters.  Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award® winner Sandra Bullock), the world’s first-ever female super-villain.  They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, ending in mod London, where they must face »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Second Trailer: "Minions"

3 February 2015 8:22 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Universal Pictures has unveiled the second trailer for its "Despicable Me" spin-off feature "Minions," a film that showcases an origin story for the yellow creatures. We also finally get to see the film's main role - the super villain Scarlett Overkill who is voiced by Sandra BullockJon Hamm, Steve Coogan, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Jennifer Saunders, Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud also star in the film which hits cinemas in June.

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- Garth Franklin

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'Minions': First Look at Sandra Bullock's Scarlet Overkill

2 February 2015 7:00 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While we originally met the Minions working under Steve Carell's Gru in Despicable Me, their first boss was actually an evil woman by the name of Scarlet Overkill. USA Today has the first two images of this wicked wench, as portrayed by Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock. Take a look below.

Minions takes us back to the very beginning of existence for these henchmen. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters, from T. rex to Napoleon, the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he, alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob, ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads »

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2014 was Record Year for U.S and Asian Productions Shooting in France

2 February 2015 12:24 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paris: France hosted an unprecedented number of major Hollywood productions in France in 2014, including “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,” “Bastille Day” and NBC mini-series “Rosemary’s Baby.” The number of high-budget Asian productions also rose.

Foreign shoots confirmed in France in 2015 include Keith Parner’s “The Penrose Affair,” according to information disclosed by France’s national cinema agency, the Cnc. 

Parner is prepping an action thriller about a French detective in Paris, combining influences from Hitchcock and Pierre Morel’s “Taken,” and reportedly to star Jean-Claude Van Damme.  The pic will be produced by Film Invaders, which also produced his previous Van Damme-starrer, “Swelter.”

Tax Rebate for International Production (Trip) financing for animation films currently in production include three projects from Universal set up at Illumination Mac Guff – “The Secret Life of Pets” by Chris Renaud (“Despicable Me”), Untitled (Img 6) Project by Garth Jennings (“The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the »

- Martin Dale

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Super Bowl 2015 Movie Trailers

29 January 2015 1:06 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, with fans on the West Coast, East Coast and everywhere in between, gearing up for the big game between the defending champion Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. Who will win the big game? Who cares! Even if it is the best game in the history of organized sports, many won't be tuning in for Super Bowl Xlix itself, but for the ads that will be airing throughout the day, some of which will give us new footage from several highly-anticipated movies. To help you cut through all the clutter, we have all of the movie-related Super Bowl ads for you right here in one place for your convenience. Some of the ads have already debuted well before the game, which you can check out right now, but keep refreshing throughout the weekend as more trailers debut before and during Super Bowl Xlix. »

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'Minions' Super Bowl Trailer Unleashes Football Super Fans

28 January 2015 12:56 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Super Bowl Xlix is not only the biggest day of the year for football fans, but also for movie lovers craving new footage from the biggest releases of the year. Universal Pictures has released a "Super Fans" TV spot for their highly-anticipated animated Despicable Me spinoff Minions, which hits theaters on July 10. The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters-from T-Rex to Napoleon-the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he-alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob-ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, »

- MovieWeb

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The Minions Are Ready For Super Bowl Xlix!

28 January 2015 12:50 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

As the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks prepare to battle it out for football’s ultimate prize, the Minions are getting set for Super Bowl Xlix. Check out their new TV spot for Sunday’s Big Game.

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time.  Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters.  Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award »

- Michelle McCue

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'Minions' Super Fans TV Spot

28 January 2015 12:44 PM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment have released this Super Fans TV Spot for the "Despicable Me" spinoff "Minions" in honor of the upcoming Super Bowl this weekend.

The story of the "Minions" begins at the dawn of time.  Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters.  Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters—from T. rex to Napoleon—the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression.

But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he—alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob—ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow.

The trio embarks upon a thrilling journey that ultimately leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award® winner Sandra Bullock), the world’s first-ever female super-villain.  They travel from frigid Antarctica to 1960s New York City, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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