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WATCH: Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall & Tiffany Haddish Head To Essence Fest In The New Movie ‘Girl’s Trip’

Four life-long friends decide to take a trip to New Orleans and tackle Essence’s popular annual festival. Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish star in the Malcom D.Smith (The Best Man franchise, Barbershop: The Next Cut) comedy presented and produced by Will Packer (Think Like Man, Almost Christmas, Ride Along).

The ladies look to rediscover their friendship all the while drinking, dancing, brawling and of course find love in the big easy. The film also stars Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Kofi Siriboe (Queen Sugar) & Larenz Tate (Love Jones) so there is plenty of eye candy for the ladies in the film as well. Checkout the announcement trailer for Girls Trip above which hit’s theaters this Summer, July 21st .

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Watch The Powerful New Trailer For ‘Fences’ Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis

Fences already had folks talking Oscar worthy just off its first trailer, this new trailer only gets the people talking more!

Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.
Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.

Based of the Pulitzer Prize-winning August Wilson play, directed by and starring Denzel Washington who plays Troy Maxson, an African-American man trying to raise his family in the 1950’s while dealing with race relations and coming to terms with events that went on his life. His wife Rose Maxson (Viola Davis) is there to let him know he’s not alone in this battle and help him build a relationship with his son Cory (Jovan Adepo).

So soak in the powerful trailer above while your still enjoying those Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Fences is in theaters, Christmas Day, December 25th!

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Watch The New Trailer For ‘Hidden Figures’ Starring Taraji P.Henson, Octavia Spencer & Janelle Monáe

Taraji P.Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe lead an all-star cast in Hidden Figures, based on the untold true story of three African-American women who were instrumental in helping NASA with one the greatest space operations in history.

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The movie can’t get here any sooner as we as a country need something to inspirational right now as we are still trying to wrap our minds around our 2016 Presidential Election results.

The film shines a tremendous spotlight on Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P.Henson) a brilliant mathematician, Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) and their important roles in helping the U.S. launch astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

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The inspiring tale directed by Theodore Melfi also stars Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Aldis Hodge, Mahershala Ali, Ariana Neal, Maria Howell, Jaiden Kaine, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Scott Michael Morgan,Lidya Jewett, Alkoya Brunson, Saniyaa Sidney.

The film also boasts an impressive score led by Pharrell Williams whom also produced the film alongside Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight) and Benjamin Wallfisch(12 Years A Slave). You can also now pre-order the film’s soundtrack here and it features new music from Pharrell, Janelle Monáe, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Kim Burrell and more.

You can also catch the Facebook Live listening party for the Hidden Figures with Pharrell and Janelle Monáe tonight 6:30 pm PT/9:30 pm ET on the official Hidden Figures Facebook page.

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Hidden Figures is in select theaters Christmas Day, and opens nationwide January 6th, 2017!

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Watch Scarlett Johansson Take On The Role of “The Major” In The World Premiere Trailer For ‘Ghost In The Shell’

Tabloid in Tokyo was the stage on Sunday as stars of the upcoming film Ghost in the Shell, Scarlett Johansson, “Beat” Takeshi Kitano, Producer Avi Arad and director Rupert Sanders joined fans and influencers to celebrate the global launch party for the film.

Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures in theaters March 31, 2017.
Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures in theaters March 31, 2017.

In the film Johansson plays The Major, a special ops one-of-a-kind human-cyborg who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.

The unique experience included an opening with Taiko drummers and a performance from legendary anime film composer Kenji Kawai.

Before viewing the trailer fans were treated to never-before-seen-footage from the film. They also got to get an up-close look at costumes and props from the highly anticipated film. Attendees also got to capture their experience utilizing a film-centric experiential photo booth – “Becoming The Major”.

Once everything wrapped up Scarlett, Rupert and Kitano introduced the film Ghost in the Shell to the world globally premiering the trailer.

Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, and Rupert Sanders getting interviewed during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016
Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, and Rupert Sanders getting interviewed during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016

Ghost in the Shell which hit’s theaters March 31st, 2017 is already marred in a bit of controversy due to its casting of Johansson as the lead character The Major. Some fans of the original Japanese manga are calling Hollywood out on what they consider “whitewashing” of the role and feel there were plenty of Asian actresses who could have filled the roles.

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Director Rupert Sanders spoke on the his casting of Johansson saying “I cast very much from the gut.” and also defended his choice of Johansson by saying “I think whenever you cast someone, someone’s going to be critical of it. To me, I stand by my decision,” he told the crowd of fans. “She’s the best actress of her generation, and I was flattered and honored that she would be in this film.”

Rupert Sanders on stage during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016
Rupert Sanders on stage during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016

Sanders also points out that he full support from the creators of the original anime and director Mamoru Oshii. Well from the trailer the film looks promising and we are curious to see if the film does the iconic anime justice. To see more photos from the event and stills from the movie itself hit the gallery below:

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Watch The Fun New Trailer For The Lego Batman Movie!

The Lego variation of the caped crusader is back in his own film The Lego Batman Movie! In the follow-up to the wildly popular first film The Lego Movie we catch up with Batman (Will Arnett) who pretty much finds himself to be lonely once he finishes fighting crime.

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His loyal butler Alfred (Ralph Fiennes) reminds Bruce of his loneliness when he tells him in the clip “Your greatest fear is being a part of a family again,”. Alfred also reminds Batman that he needs to take responsibility for his life and become a better mentor to Robin (Michael Cera)  whom Batman hilariously forgets he adopted in the first place.

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From there on Batman must figure out how to coexist with his new annoying sidekick and save Gotham from The Joker (Zach Galifianakis) with some added help from Batgirl/Police Commissioner Barbara Gordon (Rosario Dawson). The fun trailer backed the sounds of Wiz Khalifa’s mega-hit record “Black &Yellow” and updated remix of Jefferson’s Starship’s “We Built This City” has The Lego Batman Movie looking like it’s going to be a much more enjoyable experience than Batman V Superman or Suicide Squad.

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The Lego Batman Movie hits theaters February 10th,2017!

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Fly Trailer: First Look At ‘Finding Dory’

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Ellen DeGeneres released a new trailer for Finding Dorythe long awaited sequel to Disney and Pixar’s Finding Nemo on her website Wednesday.

DeGeneres reprises her role as Dory, with the film picking up about six months after the first movie. Dory is living with Marlin and Nemo and upon going on Nemo’s class trip to see manta rays migrate back home, it hits her that she has a family of her own. After the realization, Dory is determined to find them and is joined by Marlin and Nemo for a brand new adventure.

Check out the trailer below. Finding Dory hits theaters June 17th, 2016.

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Fly Trailers: The Purge: Election Year

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The Purge maybe a fictional practice but it looks to become an annual tradition in movie theaters. Today the trailer for the third installment in the popular film franchise  The Purge: Election Year is here!

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This film marks the first time a star from a previous movie returns. Unlikely hero from The Purge: Anarchy, Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) is back but this time instead of almost participating in the purge his mission is to ensure the safety of Presidential candidate, Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell) as her head of security. Sounds like a simple task, but as we know when it comes to annual ritual that allows people to commit crimes such as murder without risk of arrest nothing is easy. Roan is set on ridding the world of The Purge as she was almost fell victim to the annual night of violence and feels it only targets the poor and innocent. Of course there are very powerful people who want to see to it that she doesn’t make it through the night.

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The Purge: Election Year looks to add to the intense action it’s predecessor brought, step into the trailer for The Purge: Election Year below:

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Expanding the universe introduced in the hit franchise that electrified the culture and earned $200 million at the worldwide box office, Universal Pictures’ The Purge: Election Year reveals the next terrifying chapter that occurs over 12 hours of annual lawlessness sanctioned by the New Founders of America to keep this country great.

 

It’s been two years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night.  Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent.  But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn…or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state.

 

Once again returning to collaborate with franchise creator James DeMonaco on The Purge: Election Year are the series’ producers: Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum (Insidious and Ouija series, The Visit), Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ouija series, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), and writer/director DeMonaco’s longtime production partner, Sébastien K. Lemercier (Assault on Precinct 13, Four Lovers).

The Purge: Election Year hits theater July 1st!

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FLY Trailers: Watch All The Movie Big Game Spots That Dropped During Super Bowl 50 Uninterrupted

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One thing we can all agree on during the Super Bowl is we all here for the commercials more importantly the movie commercials. This year definitely didn’t disappoint and brought the action, heroes, villains, monsters and mutants are the theme of this movie season. Hit the gallery to see all of the big game spots for the most highly anticipated movies of 2016.

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FLY Trailer: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Trailer No. 2

 

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Jimmy Kimmel hits us with another huge trailer for another blockbuster superhero film. He already blessed us with world premiere trailer for  Captain America: Civil War. Tonight with the help of the new man in the bat suit Ben Affleck he premiered the second trailer for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and it’s FLY!

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Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg Compete For Their Kids Love In Daddy’s Home Trailer

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It’s Dad vs Step-Dad…

 

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg reunite on the big screen again in the new movie Daddy’s Home.