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'Cars 3' Speeds Back to the Top of Movie Trailers Chart

2 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

The newest teaser trailer for Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3 paces the Top Movie Trailers Chart, marking the third time a clip from the film has led the ranking.

The trailer leads with 17.7 million views in the tracking week ending Jan. 15 after its Jan. 10 debut, according to video technology company Zefr. The report prioritizes trailers based on overall view counts on YouTube, combining a sum of official and fan trailer uploads.

Cars 3 ends up with two entries on the chart, with the second teaser trailer, originally released Jan. 5, ranking at No. 4 with 5.1 million »

- Kevin Rutherford

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Overused Movie Trailer Sound Effects Are Slammed In New Supercut — Watch

5 hours ago | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Every year, there are certain patterns in film and TV that arise from marketing, cultural trends or simple financial success. Naturally, the Internet has become better and better at pointing these out, often through supercuts and video edits. Though we’re only a few weeks into 2017, there are plenty of these patterns to be sussed out, even if they’re only from movie trailers.

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The YouTube account CinemaRaven has posted a video that compiles clips from 2017 movie trailers that feature the same sound effect: “a descending low digital drop,” in his words. Though some of the “drops” vary, many are exactly the same and all attempt to build tension (in an utterly contrived fashion) in order to best sell tickets for Hollywood’s big-budget films. Watch the video below.

The video features plenty of trailers for upcoming films. »

- Vikram Murthi

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2017 Could Be the Year of the Rescued Movie Franchise

7 hours ago | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

In other words: sequels are back, baby!

Last year saw the Death of the Sequel. So many follow-ups to hit movies and new installments of popular franchises bombed hard. Many of them surprisingly. Outside of some extreme exclusions, such as Finding Dory and Captain America: Civil War, it was a bad year for familiar characters. Enough that I listed 15 properties I believe expired (in current form) in 2016.

Well, it’s a new year and a bright new day for film series. Looking ahead at the next 12 months (present included), there are more sequels, prequel-sequels, spinoffs, and other types of franchise continuations, and a lot of them look really good. Sure, last year we were excited for the Jack Reacher, Bourne, and even Independence Day sequels, but this time it’ll be different.

Inspired by a comment made by Joanna Robinson on last week’s A Storm of Spoilers podcast about this potentially being Marvel’s best year »

- Christopher Campbell

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Pixar Video Reveals Hidden Easter Eggs and How All of Their Movies Are Connected

18 January 2017 12:41 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

For years many Disney-Pixar fans have noticed familiar characters making cameos in other Pixar movies. A previous fan theory states that every Pixar film exits in the same universe, and now that theory is somewhat confirmed in a new Disney video shared on Toy Story’s official Facebook.

The clip reveals how various Pixar movies like “Wall-e,” “Toy Story,” and “Cars,” among others, are connected and reveals exactly where you can see the hidden Easter eggs. The video begins by spotlighting a little girl in “Finding Dory” who happens to be Riley from “Inside Out.”

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The video also shows how Arlo from “The Good Dinosaur” and Dory can be seen in “Monster’s Inc.” Sully also makes a cameo in “Brave” and Lotso from “Toy Story 3” appears in “Up!” There are also »

- Liz Calvario

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Pixar reveals its big Easter Eggs in official video

18 January 2017 12:17 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Joseph Baxter Jan 19, 2017

Pixar’s known habit of hiding Easter Eggs is showcased in an official video that confirms and reveals examples.

The idea that the CGI animation wizards at Pixar insert fascinating Easter Eggs into their films, referencing their other features is hardly headline news. Indeed, many-a-listicle has been compiled by eagle-eyed Pixar experts identifying the proverbial Where’s Waldo? Pixar elements hidden in plain sight within seemingly innocuous scenes. However, in what might be considered a top-secret document dump, the studio has released a remarkable video montage of their sneaky handiwork.

If Pixar’s Easter Egg practice was an acuity test, then it appears that their recently unveiled video is serving quite nicely as the answers section printed upside down on the bottom of that page. However, while some Pixar-obsessed fans might have long-noticed the kind of cameos in which characters from Pixar films, past and forthcoming, appear as toys and props, »

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Tupac Biopic Gets Summer 2017 Release Date

17 January 2017 1:06 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After a long time in development and a lot of uncertainty, the Tupac Shakur biopic is finally coming to theaters. Morgan Creek Entertainment recently closed a deal with Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment, who are now going to be releasing All Eyez On me. As exciting as that is, even more exciting for fans of the late rapper is that the movie is coming out this summer.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, All Eyez On Me is set to for release on June 16, which puts it right in the heart of the summer movie season. What makes that date even more interesting is that it will mark what would have been Tupac's 46th birthday. Sadly, he died at the age of 25 after he was shot down as he was driving away from a Mike Tyson boxing match on September 7, 1996. He died six days later from four bullet wounds that hit him in his chest, »

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Tupac Shakur Biopic Set for June Release by Lionsgate

17 January 2017 11:40 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lionsgate has set a June 16, 2017 release for the Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me,” on what would have been the rapper’s 46th birthday.

All Eyez on Me” stars Demetrius Shipp, Jr., in his first movie role. The cast of the Morgan Creek movie, filmed last year in Atlanta, includes Danai Gurira, Kat Graham, Annie Ilonzeh, Dominic L. Santana, Jamal Woolard, Keith Robinson, and Cory Hardrict.

All Eyez on Me” chronicles the life and legacy of the late Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip-hop artist and actor, his imprisonment, and his time at Death Row Records.

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All Eyez on Me” is directed by Benny Boom from a script by Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft. The film’s title is taken from Shakur’s fourth studio album, which was released in early 1996 and sold »

- Dave McNary

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Disney Easter Egg Video Shows How Every Pixar Movie Is Connected

17 January 2017 8:39 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

We've long suspected that every Pixar movie from Toy Story to The Good Dinosaur takes place in the same universe. Now a new Disney Easter Egg video shows how that is possible. With a few fun transitions, a dozen interlocking Easter eggs are revealed that quickly move through the entire Pixar catalogue. And it's nothing short of amazing, especially considering some of the foresight the animators had to have to pull it all off.

Things kick off with Dory bumping into a group of school children on a trip to the local aquarium, and if you look close enough, you'll spot Riley from Inside Out in the back ground. That transitions to Inside Out, where we see how Riley fondly remembers back to her time with the dinosaur, which cleverly connects to The Good Dinosaur. This then transitions to Milo, the star of that movie, who was actually a toy »

- MovieWeb

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One Link at a Time

16 January 2017 7:31 PM, PST | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

The Pool the shelf life of 'the cool girl' is getting shorter. Which actresses will we be told to hate in 2017?

Variety a depressing report about which future movies are being talked about the most on social media. Cars 3 is number 2? Gross

Screencrush here's to the behind the scenes administrators and shooting schedule people. This is hard work. Consider that Doctor Strange is absent for All scenes which involve Doctor Strange in Avengers Infinity War (now filming)

The Guardian... is disturbed by this as we all should be. Especially with "ghosting" happening via Rogue One

Variety yet another award for Isabelle Huppert -- this time in Paris. (Speaking of -- I'm so excited to see how Elle and Things to Come fare at the Césars. Those nominations are Jan 25th)

Page Six Are Kiki Dunst and Jesse Plemons engaged now? Fargo brings people together

Mnpp Which is hotter "The »

- NATHANIEL R

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‘The Most Beautiful Shots in The History of Disney’ Highlights ‘Snow White,’ ‘Moana’ and Everything in Between — Watch

16 January 2017 12:37 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Disney has its fair share of detractors, but few of them would point to the animation studio’s craft when criticizing the occasional sameness of its fairy tales and princess stories. Video essayist Jorge Luengo Ruiz has put together a six-minute video highlighting some of the best shots from more than 40 animated Disney offerings, from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” all the way to last year’s “Moana.” Both the video and a list of the featured movies are below. (via Film School Rejects)

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (1937)

“Pinocchio” (1940)

“Fantasia” (1940)

“Dumbo” (1941)

“Bambi” (1942)

“Cinderella” (1950)

Alice in Wonderland” (1951)

“Peter Pan” (1953)

Lady and the Tramp” (1955)

Sleeping Beauty” (1959)

One Hundred and One Dalmatians” (1961)

The Sword in the Stone” (1963)

The Jungle Book” (1967)

“The Aristocats” (1970)

“Robin Hood »

- Michael Nordine

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Dominates Social Media Buzz

16 January 2017 12:13 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Universal’s “Fifty Shades Darker” topped social media buzz last week with an impressive 152,000 new conversations, according to media-measurement firm comScore and its PreAct service.

The studio released the soundtrack listing on Jan. 12, three days after Taylor Swift also posted a “first look” of her soundtrack music video with Zayn Malik. PreAct estimates that a total of 1.12 million new conversations have been generated for the sequel, which opens on Feb. 10.

The sequel depicts an escalating romance between the characters played by Dakota Johnson (Anastasia Steele) and Jamie Dornan (Christian Grey) with plenty of steamy scenes and shadowy figures from Christian’s past emerging. “Fifty Shades Darker” also led the “most talked-about movies” chart during the previous week in the wake of releasing an extended trailer during the season premiere of “The Bachelor.”

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Disney-Pixar’s “Cars 3” generated 59,000 conversations, thanks to »

- Dave McNary

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Lunchtime Poll: What Cartoon Should Come With a Trigger Warning?

15 January 2017 9:00 AM, PST | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

In last weekend's most hilarious Golden Globes presentation, Kristen Wiig & Steve Carell equated Fantasia and Bambi with utterly traumatic childhood experiences. Which begs the question...

What cartoon sends you spiralling into depression? 

Jose: Dumbo! As a giant eared child, it brings back so many traumas. 

Eric:  Dumbo.  When caged Mama's trunk reaches for Dumbo's trunk: merciless!

Nick: The Legend of Bagger Vance.

Kim: Toy Story 3 was a pretty traumatic viewing experience for me; I came out of the theatre with my eyes almost swollen shut from crying. (The holding hands when they all thought they were going to die, you guys!) If I harken back to a movie that sent me off the edge as a kid, I'm going to go with The Secret of Nimh. I know it Ends happily, but that movie is Dark. 

Jorge:  Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle throws me into a deep pit of out-of-body melancholy. »

- NATHANIEL R

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Pixar's Cars 3 and CHiPs trailers, A Dog's Purpose featurette and more make our weekly round-up

13 January 2017 1:15 PM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Pixar's Cars 3 and CHiPs trailers, A Dog's Purpose featurette and more make our weekly round-upPixar's Cars 3 and CHiPs trailers, A Dog's Purpose featurette and more make our weekly round-upGarrett McCormick1/13/2017 4:15:00 Pm

Check out Cineplex's weekly round-up featuring new trailers, clips and movie news!

The Founder

Academy Award nominee Michael Keaton returns to the big screen to tell the story of the mega-franchise McDonald's in The Founder.

Seriously, what can be better than a movie that teaches us the origins of the delicious, oh-so-tasty McDonald's? The film follows the making of the franchise from when it started being a one location burger joint to the biggest fast-food chain in the world.

We can guarantee one thing...you may become very hungry while watching the film.

The Founder opens in Cineplex theatres January 20th

The Bye Bye Man

If you say his name, or even think it…he’ll come for you. »

- Garrett McCormick

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New Trailer For Cars 3

12 January 2017 4:09 PM, PST | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Pixar’s Cars has always been considered the lesser of the legendary animation company’s output, putting jokes above heart and basically just a vehicle (I’m not apologising) to sell toys by the truckload. But then our first look at Cars 3 did something crazy and tease a slightly darker, more emotional story with Owen Wilson’s Lightning McQueen dealing with the fact that he might not have what it takes to be a race car anymore, the only life he’s ever know. A new extended look has come our way, shedding more light on that story that basically comes across as any come back sports movie you care to name. While this isn’t Pixar going gritty, it is intriguing to see them treating this red headed step child of a franchise a lot differently than we’ve previously seen. Released: 14th July Synopsis: Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Lightning Strikes Again in the New Teaser for Cars 3

12 January 2017 11:25 AM, PST | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

If you thought Cars 3 would offer a darker spin on the popular Pixar series, which I kind of did after the first teaser, this new one will disappoint a bit. It turns out it’s still totally a Cars movie, but at least they went back to focusing on Lightning McQueen, which from what I heard […]

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- Alex

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Ariana Grande, John Legend to Perform Title Track for ‘Beauty and the Beast’

11 January 2017 3:48 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Ariana Grande and John Legend will perform a duet on the title track for Disney’s live-action movie “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma Watson.

The song will also be featured in the film, which opens March 17 amid high expectations.

The ballad was originally performed by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson in the 1991 animated film. Alan Menken wrote the music and Howard Ashman wrote the lyrics for the song, which received an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Grammy Award.

The new rendition of the song is produced by Ron Fair, who was brought in to produce by Disney’s soundtracks chief Mitchell Leib, who also brought Grande and Legend to the project. Leib and Fair have collaborated on film music dating back to the highly-successful “Pretty Woman” soundtrack.

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‘Inner Workings’: How Disney Innovated the Oscar-Contending Hybrid Short (Exclusive Video)

11 January 2017 10:25 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Disney’s whimsical animated short, “Inner Workings” (playing in front of “Moana”), works like a quirkier “Inside Out” — a tug of war between logic and passion. It marks yet another innovative blend of CG and 2D, following the Oscar-winning “Feast” and “Paperman.” (Watch the exclusive clip below.)

Director Leo Matsuda takes us inside the cartoony body of a hapless clerk named Paul, whose brain nearly squashes his heart because of a neurotic fear of death.

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“I’m a Japanese Brazilian, so I’m very disciplined, but I also like to party,” Matsuda told IndieWire.

At first, Matsuda toyed with the idea of using Disney’s Meander drawing program (introduced on “Paperman,” and the recipient of an Academy Sci-Tech award this year), but realized the paper texture look wasn’t appropriate. So he decided on CG »

- Bill Desowitz

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New 'Cars 3' Trailer Shows What Happens to Lightning McQueen After His Crash

10 January 2017 3:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The first teaser trailer for Cars 3 sidestepped everyone's expectations. All it consisted of was Lightning McQueen getting into a gnarly car crash followed by a promise that everything would change. It wasn't exactly the smiling, big-eyed wonderment one expects from one of Pixar's more kid-oriented franchises.  But now we've got a longer trailer that shows what happens after Lightning's calamitous crash and thankfully things are looking a bit more optimistic. It's still not filled with jokes and Mater-related material that's so closely tied to the series, but it is setting up an underdog comeback story. And hey, if anyone is going to make the Rocky Balboa of anthropomorphic car movies, it's Pixar. Cars 3 hits theaters on June 16...

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- Peter Hall

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Lightning McQueen races for his life in Pixar's Cars 3 extended trailer

10 January 2017 7:58 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Lightning McQueen races for his life in Pixar's Cars 3 extended trailerLightning McQueen races for his life in Pixar's Cars 3 extended trailerGarrett McCormick1/10/2017 10:58:00 Am

You know it's a good time of year when Pixar is teasing new movies. With the upcoming Cars 3, Pixar has taken a slightly darker approach but we are totally loving it.

Lightning McQueen has endured the biggest car wreck of his life and a new generation of racers are leaving him in their dust. But with a little help from trainer and racing technician Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo), McQueen sets out to prove #95 is still the best there ever was, and the best there ever will be.

It will be Pixar's biggest showdown when Lightning McQueen races newcomer and top dog Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer) on Piston Cup's grandest stage.

Owen Wilson returns as Lightning McQueen in Pixar's Cars 3Larry the Cable Guy returns as Mater, »

- Garrett McCormick

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New 'Cars 3' Trailer Shows What Happens to Lightning McQueen After His Crash

10 January 2017 7:27 AM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

The first teaser trailer for Cars 3 sidestepped everyone's expectations. All it consisted of was Lightning McQueen getting into a gnarly car crash followed by a promise that everything would change. It wasn't exactly the smiling, big-eyed wonderment one expects from one of Pixar's more kid-oriented franchises.  But now we've got a longer trailer that shows what happens after Lightning's calamitous crash and thankfully things are looking a bit more optimistic....

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