Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for 3/24

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, March 24, 2017: “Power Rangers” Rated PG-13. 124 minutes. Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi. -Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin; Director: Dean Israelite “Life” Rated R. 103 minutes. Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. -Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hiroyuki Sanada; Director: Daniel Espinosa “CHIPS” Rated R. 100 minutes. Action, Comedy, Crime. -Michael Pena, Dax Shepard, Jessica McNamee, Adam Brody; Director: Dax Shepard “Wilson” Rated R. 94 minutes. Comedy. -Woody Harrelson, Sandy Oian, Shaun Brown, James Robert Miller; Director: CraigRead More

Wonder Woman Wednesday: Gal Gadot begins her ‘Origins’ as Wonder Woman in 2nd trailer

TweetIn the name of all that is good, your wrath upon this world is over It was indeed a wonder at Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids Choice Awards, where Gal Gadot and Chris Pine attended with all their right and might in showing the audience the brand-new trailer of this summer’s “Wonder Woman”. Entitled ‘Origins’, the trailer includes the training of Diana of Themyscira (Gadot) as the Amazonian being worthy enough to wield her power alongside her braces, her sword, her shield, and her lasso, of course.  Accompanying soldier Steve Trevor (Pine)Read More

‘Logan’ film review: this is who and what ‘The Wolverine’ should have been

TweetHugh Jackman comes full circle in the X-Men film franchise with “Logan”, where the mutant is an old man who finally unleashed the caged inner beast that has been caged and tamed throughout the big screen over the past 17 years. Set in 2029, the film finds Logan more weary, broken, jaded, disillusioned with the world more than ever since the days of future past: a world where he once joined the right side of Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and the X-Men against Magneto and his Brotherhood of Mutants.  MakingRead More

Movie Review: ‘John Wick: Chapter Two’ is better than the first film

TweetWill the boogeyman named John Wick ever known the meaning of the word ‘peace’ instead ‘violence’ – as well as ‘retirement’ instead of ‘revenge’? Well, John Wick: Chapter Two wouldn’t been such a fun fantasy ride of bloody violent revenge since Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill saga.  Keanu Reeves brings such “drive”, “determination”, and such sheer “f**king willpower” once again in the role of Wick, the assassin who completed the first chapter of vengeance against the men who stole his vintage Mustang, broke into his house, kill his dog and leftRead More

Movie Review: “Logan” is Hugh Jackman’s final Wolverine film

TweetMarvel Comics and 20th Century Fox presents “Logan” starring Hugh Jackman as Logan, Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier and Dafne Keen as Laura. Crossing into the Mexican border from El Paso, TX, Logan, a mutant with super healing powers, cares for Charles Xavier who is hidden in an old warehouse  in the middle of nowhere.  Charles is unstable and sometimes doesn’t know who he is.  He is also in constant need of medication. Gabriella Lopez (Elizabeth Rodriguez) is a nurse that cares for mutant children.  She pays Logan $20,000 toRead More

Movie Monday: 89th annual Academy Awards (Oscars) Winners List

TweetAmericaJR.com has compiled the complete list of winners for the 2017 Academy Awards (Oscars). Comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosted the star-studded event live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. In a big mixup, Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced that “La La Land” had won the coveted Best Picture award. The film’s producer, Jordan Horowitz, took a closer look at the winner’s card and showed the camera that “Moonlight” actually won for Best Picture.  It was called the “biggest upset” in Oscar history. Here are the winners: BEST PICTURE “Arrival” “Fences”Read More

89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars): Nominees List

TweetAmericaJR has compiled the nominees of the most popular award categories for the 89th annual Academy Awards (Oscars). The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The Oscars, produced by De Luca and Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.  Additionally, “The Oscars: All Access” live stream from theRead More

Academy’s Oscar Week Events Celebrate This Year’s Nominees

Tweet LOS ANGELES — In the week leading up to the 89th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  All events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Oscar Week schedule is as follows: OSCAR WEEK: SHORTS Tuesday, February 21, 7 p.m. Hosted by director Tim MillerRead More

Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for Friday, Feb. 17

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, February 17, 2017: “The Great Wall” Rated PG-13. 103 minutes. Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller. -Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau; Director: Yimou Zhang. “Fist Fight” Rated R. 91 minutes. Comedy. -Christina Hendricks, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Charlie Day, Ice Cube; Director: Richie Keen. “A Cure for Wellness” Rated R. 146 minutes. Mystery, Thriller -Jason Isaacs, Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth, Celia Imrie; Director: Gore Verbinski. “Land of Mine” Rated R. 100 minutes. Drama, History, War. -Roland Moller, LouisRead More

Trailer Thursday: Marvel’s ‘Iron Fist’

TweetSt. Patrick Day may be a lucky day for the Irish, but this will be the day for both “Game of Thrones”‘ Finn Jones and his character Danny Rand, who will fulfill his destiny as the fourth and final Defender known as Marvel’s “Iron Fist”. When he was ten years old, young Danny Rand became the lone survivor of a plane crash that caused the death of his parents.  Now, after years of being presumed dead, he returns home to New York to reclaim his name and his birthright: RandRead More