Thanks to constant media coverage of the Ebola outbreak in western Africa and the reports of cases found in Texas, the public is on high alert where the deadly disease is concerned. The CDC has said that there is a very low chance of an outbreak here in the States, but still fear and paranoia has exist. Of course, topical comedy is always common in cases like this, which is how we’ve come to the Saturday Night Live sketch inside
As demonstrated in X-Men: Days of Future Past, super-speed can be a pretty fun and useful power. When not being used to help prisoners escape from the depths below the Pentagon, it can be used to travel far distances instantly and just screw around with friends. There are all kinds of possibilities, and a few of them have been getting explored recently on the Quicksilver Instagram account.
The Theory of Everything will open in theaters on November 7, and should enjoy a strong push through the crowded Oscar field. It ticks off so many boxes, namely being a smart, emotional and well-directed period biopic about a fascinating subject that boasts some of the finest performances of the still-developing season. In a nutshell, go out of your way to see it.
The first trailer for American Sniper, Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper’s bio of war veteran, Chris Kyle, has been released, and it’s damn good stuff. Kyle is the most-lethal sniper in American military history, having 160 confirmed kills out of 255 claimed kills, but Eastwood is set to mix in a look at Kyle’s life at home with his efforts on the battle-field, and early-word is that it will be a shoe-in come Awards season.
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have reprised their roles as slacker besties Shaun and Ed of Shaun of the Dead on a most unexpected stage, the cartoon show Phineas and Ferb. The ep airs tomorrow, but The Disney Channel is sharing their cameo today in anticipation.
Did you ever wonder what your emotions actually look like? Leave it to the animation geniuses at Pixar to put a visual on such human feelings as joy, anger, sadness, disgust and fear for their upcoming comedy Inside Out.
The first trailer for Russell Crowe’s directorial debut has premiered, and, you know what, it looks pretty damn good. The Water Diviner tells the story of a father traveling to Turkey to find his three missing boys after The Battle Of Gallipoli in the First World War. Crowe appears to have been inspired by the work of several directors he has worked under in his illustrious career, because his first outing as a director looks epic.
The Imitation Game almost plays like a sports drama, focusing on a ragtag team of quarreling underdogs as they prepare for the “Big Game” against a dominant foe. For in order to defeat the Nazi’s secret weapon, Alan Turning and his team need to build a better machine.
Locusts. Frogs. Fire and brimstone. A screaming Christian Bale, trying to out-Heston the greatest on-screen Moses the industry has ever seen. And we get a towering Red Sea, ready to crash down on all who dare part it.
The final trailer for John Wick has walloped onto the internet and it all but confirms that Keanu Reeves is back! When Reeves’ Wick, a former hitman, is pursued by an old pal who has been contracted by a crime boss to kill him, he decides to come out of retirement for revenge. And then when they kill Wick’s dog all hell really breaks loose. Reeves will be joined by Willem Dafoe, Ian McShane, Alfie Allen, John Leguizamo, and Jason Isaacs for the action extravaganza.
With their Horrible Bosses no longer causing them any trouble, what can a sequel possibly throw Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis’ way that will cause them grief? Well, according to the trailer, which you can watch in all of its glory above, Horrible Bosses 2 will include sex addiction, car chases, kidnapping and poorly named shower devices. Oh, and laughs. Lots and lots and lots of laughs.
The cops arrive, and he’s accused of murdering… someone in the bed. Is that Janssen’s character? But Mills has a murder to solve, so the rest of the trailer shows how the usual hunter now will play the hunted as the story of Taken draws to an eventual close.
Sometimes, all you want to do with an evening is spend it cuddled up to your nearest and dearest, in the warmth of your home, watching an entertaining cinematic yarn together. That’s how you intend for the evening to go. However, it seldom ever turns out that way.
The seventh feature from Paul Thomas Anderson and an adaptation of the book from famous recluse author Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice centers on Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), a pothead private detective living in Los Angeles in the early 1970s. The story begins as the hippy gumshoe gets roped into a case involving his ex-girlfriend (Katherine Waterston), who believes that her millionaire boyfriend’s wife and her lover are planning to have him committed to an insane asylum.
Snow White's eponymous pale princess sneers at Frozen's Elsa, mocking her messy hair and interior design skills. But can she withstand what happens when Elsa lets it go with f-bombs and powers of ice and snow?