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Hot Tub Time Machine 2: Deflategate TV Spot

– by ELI COLON –

As Super Bowl XLIX weekend approaches, so do the flood of Super Bowl TV spots and movie trailers that have become as much a part of the annual Big Game ritual as the game itself.

Getting an early start is Paramount’s “Hot Tub Time Machine 2,” which wastes no time getting in on the “Deflategate” scandal involving accusations of cheating (by way of deflated footballs) which were levied against Super Bowl participants The New England Patriots. If nothing else, the editors of this TV spot deserve credit for a fast turnaround and spot-on tailoring of the sequel’s raunchy comedy to a situation they could have never seen coming during the actual production of the movie. (CONTINUED)

Review: Cake

– by RON WILKINSON – From the opening shot of Jennifer Aniston in Daniel Barnz’ simmering psycho-drama you know you are not watching “Friends” anymore. Aniston is made up to the hilt with the best prosthetics since Steve Carell’s nose in “Foxcatcher” and when it comes to the acting she is loaded for bear. She […][...]

Ted 2: First Trailer

– by ELI COLON – After the dirty teaser poster that debuted earlier this week, Universal Pictures has now unveiled the first trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s upcoming comedy sequel “Ted 2.” Everything seems to be great with Ted (once again voiced by MacFarlane) marrying his girlfriend Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) from the first film, but then […][...]

Strangers on a Train remake in the works

– by ELI COLON – After delivering the critically acclaimed box office success that was “Gone Girl,” director David Fincher, star Ben Affleck and writer Gillian Flynn are looking to re-team on another project, and it’s probably going to raise some eyebrows. Deadline brings word that the trio are in talks to board a remake […][...]

Chris Pratt eyed for Indiana Jones reboot

– by ELI COLON – After making huge waves as Star-Lord in “Guardians of the Galaxy” last year, and likely turning in another solid performance in “Jurassic World” coming this summer, it looks like Chris Pratt may have even bigger shoes to fill soon, as Deadline brings word he is being eyed to star in […][...]

New Trailer for Anarchy (formerly Cymbeline)

– by ELI COLON – In what seems to be capitalizing on the popularity of the series “Sons of Anarchy,” the contemporary Shakespeare drama “Cymbeline” has changed its title to just “Anarchy,” which seems a little misguided. In any case, along with the new title comes a new trailer, showing off a war between biker […][...]

Adam Sandler to make Ridiculous 6 for Netflix

– by ELI COLON – Back in 2012, news surfaced of a developing comedy at Warner Bros. Pictures from Adam Sandler called “Ridiculous 6.” However, last fall, that project was revealed to be dead. But when the project was nixed, there were some that believed that there was a good chance the film could be […][...]

Production begins on Steve Jobs

– by ELI COLON – The Steve Jobs biopic has been through some ups and downs over the years. High-profile directors and stars came and went, original studio Sony dropped out altogether, and Universal had to come to the rescue. But now, at long last, the movie has reached the starting line. The film, now […][...]

Minions: Super Bowl TV Ad

– by ELI COLON – Not only did the Minions help Universal Pictures establish a highly-successful franchise with the “Despicable Me” movies, but they’re still marketing gold. It doesn’t matter what the little yellow guys are up to, they’re always insanely amusing. We have already seen a terrific teaser trailer for the “Despicable Me” spinoff, […][...]

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