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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape Of Water’ Gets A Release Date
The Movie God   |  

Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water

The latest from Pan’s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro, titled The Shape of Water, has been given a release date.

Fox Searchlight has settled on a date in the midst of awards season, locking in December 8, 2017 for the movie. The Shape of Water is set in 1963 Cold War-era America, and the story deals with the discovery of secret experiment at a high-security government lab.

More info including a more detailed description can be found below.

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Preview: Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Blu-ray Edition Bonus Features
eelyajekiM   |  

Doctor Strange

Today marks the release of Doctor Strange on Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and Digital HD, and aside from the DVD Edition, all the others come packed with Bonus Features. Now that this 14th film in the highly successful Marvel Cinematic Universe is out, fans will likely be anxiously awaiting a chance to view the bonus features. With each film being a different genre, they all have their own special behind-the-scenes featurettes, even though they are a part of the same shared universe. In addition to the behind-the-scenes features, there are also gag reels, deleted scenes, and a sneak peek of Avengers: Infinity War. Check out the collection of videos here below for a preview of what’s included in the Doctor Strange home video release.

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‘Arrival’ Getting Re-Released For Your Pre-Oscars Viewing Pleasure
eelyajekiM   |  

Amy Adams in Arrival

Now that the Oscar nominations have been announced, studios will be making an effort to get audiences to watch some of the films that have earned nominations in some of the top categories.

One move that they generally do is to re-release a film in theaters for a limited time. It’s been done many times before, and Paramount will do it for Arrival. The Denis Villeneuve sci-fi film has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture. However, it managed to snub Amy Adams, for whatever reason I cannot figure out why. But find out more about the re-release below.

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Movie Review: Arrival
Adam Frazier   |  

Movie Review: Arrival

Arrival
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Screenwriter: Eric Heisserer
Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma, Mark O’Brien, Sangita Patel
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Rated PG-13 | 116 Minutes
Release Date: November 11, 2016

“Where do they come from? What do they want?”

First contact, the introductory meeting between humanity and extraterrestrial life, was a common theme in the work of H. G. Wells, most notably in 1898’s The War of the Worlds and 1901’s The First Men in the Moon. The term itself, however, wasn’t coined until 1945, with American author Murray Leinster’s novelette, “First Contact.”

Since then, filmmakers have been fascinated by what that pivotal moment would be like, from The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) to Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Independence Day (1996), and Contact (1997). Most recently, we’ve seen first contact — combined with the message from space trope — in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, and Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.

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10 Things We Learned From The Stars Of Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’
eelyajekiM   |  

Marvel Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange is the 14th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Based on the 1963 comic book character of the same name that debuted in Strange Tales, the film follows Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) as he goes from brilliant but egotistic neurosurgeon to a man with nothing but a pair of crushed hands suffered in a car accident. Strange uses his last bit of money and travels to find The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) who resides in Kamar-Taj. It is there where he learns what it takes to become the Sorcerer Supreme.

We were fortunate enough to sit down recently with a group of our fellow journalists to talk to the cast, director Scott Derrickson, and Marvel Studios’ president Kevin Feige about the film, how they made hand choreography look like magic, their geek-out moments, and what it was like to work with each other. Check out the top 10 things they said at the press conference here below.

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Movie Review: Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
eelyajekiM   |  

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange
Directors: Scott Derrickson
Screenwriters: Scott Derrickson, Jon Spaihts, C. Robert Cargill
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
Rated PG-13 | 115 Minutes
Release Date: November 4, 2016

Marvel Studios has a reputation for raising the superhero movie bar higher and higher with each and every new release. There has been a total of 14 films since they kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Iron Man way back in 2008, but Doctor Strange will be the first to venture into the psychedelic world of mysticism. The Scott Derrickson-directed film pays homage to Steve Dikto’s creation by filling the screen with mystical landscapes, M.C. Escher-like bends, and psychedelic visuals that will make even the casual fans cheer. While it is visually stunning in more ways than you can count, Doctor Strange does have a few narrative and pacing flaws. But it is not enough to hurt the overall enjoyment of the movie, as it just retreads familiar territory but with stunning psychedelic visuals. Check out the full review below.

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Rachel McAdams Will Not Be Night Nurse In ‘Doctor Strange’; Film Tracking For $70 Million Opening
eelyajekiM   |  

Doctor Strange

The marketing campaign for Doctor Strange is really ramping up as it gets closer to its release early November date. While the film is about the title character, we are learning more about its supporting characters. It is being revealed that Rachel McAdams, who plays Christine Palmer, will not become Night Nurse. At least not yet.

In other news, Doctor Strange is on track to have a $50-$70 million opening weekend. Check out more on these stories below.

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‘Doctor Strange’ International Trailer Explores Psychedelic Realities
eelyajekiM   |  

Doctor Strange

We are less than a month out before the release of Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange, and anticipation for the film continues to grow. Earlier this week, Marvel unveiled a 15-minute preview of the film that gave attendees a small look into the MCU’s psychedelic universe. But for those who weren’t able to attend the event, the studio has released a new international trailer to trip out on.

Check it out here below.

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Get To Know ‘Doctor Strange’ In Marvel Featurette
eelyajekiM   |  

Doctor Strange

Marvel Studios has been describing Doctor Strange as one of their most psychedelic films, and based on the trailers and footage we have seen, that is no understatement.

But as much as we have seen from all those promotional materials and the world, or should I say worlds, there are those who may not be as familiar with the characters involved. So the studio has released a brand new featurette that will help you get acquainted with the title character. Check out the video below.

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‘Arrival’ Trailer: Amy Adams Learns A New Alien Language
eelyajekiM   |  

Arrival Trailer

Paramount has released a new trailer for Denis Villeneuve‘s Arrival starring Amy Adams as a world-renowned linguist who is brought in by the military to help them speak to mysterious aliens that have recently touched down on earth.

The film also stars Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, and Michael Stuhlbarg as the earthlings who will help Adams’ character figure out with the extraterrestrials come in peace or are on Earth for war. Check out the full trailer below.

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