7 items from 2015
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
Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our (semi) regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This weeks line-up features a bevy of the latest movie trailers including Masterminds, Mad Max: Fury Road, Spy, Mission: Impossible – Rogue nation, Man Up, Hotel Transylvania 2, San Andreas, Tomorrowland and more…
Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover) leads a sterling comedy cast along with Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), Owen Wilson (Zoolander) and Jason Sudeikis (Horrible Bosses) in this hilarious true story in which a half-brained night guard at an armoured car company manages to pull off one of the biggest bank heists in Us history.
Oscar-winning filmmaker George Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” revisits his own post-apocalyptic trilogy featuring the anti-hero known as Mad Max. Tom Hardy stars in the role of Max Rockatansky, alongside Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoe Kravitz, Riley Keough, Hugh Keays-Byrne and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. »
- Phil Wheat
Oprah Winfrey must be thanking her lucky stars that she went into business with Tyler Perry. The arrangement has proven to be a very beneficial one to her and to the Oprah Winfrey Network and now even more so. This past Tuesday Tyler Perry’s “The Have and Have Nots” and “If Loving You is Wrong” both delivered viewership highs in the history of Own. Both shows pulled in an average of 2.5 million viewers and The Have and Have Nots, which aired it's season’s finale, pulled in alone 3.5 million viewers. Not only was the show the most watched show on cable Tuesday night, but it also was the most watched show ever on the network breaking the previous record holder of Oprah’s interview with Bobby Kristina Brown on Oprah’s Next Chapter, a month after the death of her mother, Whitney Houston.
A strong finish by “The Haves and the Have Nots” and the return of “If Loving You is Wrong” — a pair of soapy dramas created by Tyler Perry —combined Tuesday to give Own its most-watched night on record.
Nielsen estimates that the midseason finale of “Haves and Have Nots” averaged a 1.1 rating/4 share in adults 18-49 and 3.5 million viewers overall — up nearly 20% in both categories from the previous week. Among cable programs, it was No. 1 in its 9 o’clock hour in 18-49 and No. 1 among all cable programs for the night in total viewers.
It was followed by the second-season premiere of “If Loving You is Wrong” (0.9/3 in 18-49, 3.0 million viewers overall), which set series records across the board. It retained a strong 85% of its “Haves” lead-in among women 25-54 (1.56 rating vs. 1.84), and the programs ranked as cable’s top two for the night in Own’s target demo.
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- Rick Kissell
20th Century Fox has bumped up its upcoming Poltergeist remake by nearly two months, moving it from July 24, 2015 to May 22, 2015. The horror reboot will now go up against Disney's Tomorrowland in its new release slot. The studio has also shifted the action comedy Spy from May 22, 2015 to June 5, 2015, where it will face Entourage and Insidious Chapter 3. Finally, 20th Century Fox has pushed Paper Towns from June 5, 2015 to Poltergeist's former date of July 24, 2015, where it will face Pan and Pixels.
Director Gil Kenan's Poltergeist stars Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt as two suburban parents whose home becomes terrorized by an evil spirit. Jared Harris, Nicholas Braun, Jane Adams, Saxon Sharbino, Kennedi Clements, Kyle Catlett and Susan Heyward round out the supporting cast. David Lindsay-Abaire wrote the adapted screenplay, with Sam Raimi producing the thriller.
Behold the NAACP Image Awards, where somehow Antoine Fuqua did a better job directing "The Equalizer" than Ava DuVernay on Best Picture winner "Selma" or Gina Prince-Bythewood on "Beyond the Lights." Lots of dubious choices like that throughout this year's 46th annual awards, which tends to be a bit of a tradition, actually. Check out the nominees here, the full list of winners below and the rest of the season's offerings at The Circuit. Film Outstanding Motion Picture "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture Antoine Fuqua, "The Equalizer" (Columbia Pictures) Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture David Oyelowo, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Taraji P. Henson, "No Good Deed" (Screen Gems) Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Common, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Carmen Ejogo, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Independent Motion Picture "Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ »
- Kristopher Tapley
The 46th NAACP Image Awards aired tonight on TV One and we have the complete list of winners!
The event, hosted by Anthony Anderson, featured presenters such as Will Smith, Russell Simmons, Keegan-Michael Key, Taraji P. Henson and Tracee Ellis Ross. Prior to the award show, Affion Crockett and Chris Spencer hosted a gala dinner on Thursday announcing the winners for 45 non-televised categories.
Oscar-nominated Selma was awarded the top film honor, while ABC's freshmen series black-ish and How to Get Away With Murder took home the evening's top TV awards. But it was Empire star Taraji P. Henson who stole the show, snagging Entertainer of the Year (presented by Oprah Winfrey), as well as Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her turn in No Good Deed.
Check out the list below to see who walked away as big winners.
Entertainer Of The Year:
7 items from 2015
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