Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tag: Fantasy

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)

Title: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Rating: PG
Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky
Written by: Genndy Tartakovsky, and Michael McCullers
Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Keegan-Michael Key, Molly Shannon, Fran Drescher, Kathryn Hahn, Jim Gaffigan, and Mel Brooks
Release Date: 7/13/2018
Running Time: 97 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Join your favorite monster family as they embark on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer vacation from providing everyone else’s vacation at the hotel. It’s smooth sailing for Drac’s Pack as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from monster volleyball to exotic excursions, and catching up on their moon tans. But the dream vacation turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who hides a dangerous secret that could destroy all of monsterkind.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Was seeing Hotel Transylvania 3 in 3D worth the cost?

Special thanks to Cecilia for this submission


Sorry to Bother You (2018)*

Title: Sorry to Bother You
Rating: R
Directed by: Boots Riley
Written by: Boots Riley
Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer, Patton Oswalt, Steven Yeun, Terry Crews, David Cross, Danny Glover, Omari Hardwick, Marcella Bragio, Tom Woodruff Jr., Kate Berlant, Jermaine Fowler, Robert Longstreet, and Teresa Navarro
Release Date: 7/6/2018
Running Time: 105 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Memoriam: In Memory of
Anitra Patterson (1944 – 2014)
Pam the Funkstress (1966 – 2017)


Big Fish & Begonia (2016)*

Title: Big Fish & Begonia
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Xuan Liang, and Chun Zhang
Written by: Daniel Chuba, and Xuan Liang
Starring: Guanlin Ji, Shangqing Su, and Timmy Xu
Release Date: 7/8/2016
Running Time: 100 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Based off ancient Chinese legends comes a beautiful tale of love, sacrifice, and grand adventure.

Beyond the human realm, there is a magical race of beings who control the tides and the changing of the seasons. One of these beings, a young girl named Chun, seeks something more—she wants to experience the human world! At sixteen, she finally gets her chance and transforms into a dolphin in order to explore the world that has her fascinated. But she soon discovers that it’s a dangerous place and nearly gets killed in a vortex. Luckily, her life is spared when a young boy sacrifices himself to save her. Moved by his kindness and courage, she uses magic to bring him back to life only to learn that this power comes at a serious price. On a new adventure, she’ll have to make her own sacrifices in order to protect his soul until it is ready to return to the human world.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Khaosth for this submission


Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Title: Solo: A Star Wars Story
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Ron Howard
Written by: Jonathan Kasdan, and Lawrence Kasdan
Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie
Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany

Release Date: 5/25/2018
Running Time: 135 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.


Family Activity Kit PDFs
Asteroid Field Maze, Chewbacca Coloring Sheet, Han Solo Coloring Sheet, Lando Coloring Sheet, Qi’Ra Coloring Sheet, Millennium Falcon Coloring Sheet, Crack the Code, Follow the Path, and Word Search


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriams: “In Loving Memory of ALLISON SHEARMUR“, and “In Loving Memory of ROB WARD

Was seeing Solo: A Star Wars Story in IMAX, IMAX 3D, 3D or 4D worth the cost?

Lu Over the Wall (2017)

Title: Lu Over the Wall
Rating: PG
Directed by: Masaaki Yuasa
Written by: Reiko Yoshida, Masaaki Yuasa, Stephanie Sheh, and Amanda Céline Miller
Starring: Kanon Tani, Shôta Shimoda, and Shin’ichi Shinohara
Release Date: 5/19/2017
Running Time: 112 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Kai is talented but adrift, spending his days sulking in a small fishing village after his family moves from Tokyo. His only joy is uploading songs he writes to the internet. When his classmates invite him to play keyboard in their band, their practice sessions bring an unexpected guest: Lu, a young mermaid whose fins turn to feet when she hears the beats, and whose singing causes humans to compulsively dance – whether they want to or not.

As Kai spends more time with Lu, he finds he is able to tell her what he is really thinking, and a bond begins to form. But since ancient times, the people in the village have believed that mermaids bring disaster and soon there is trouble between Lu and the townspeople, putting the town in grave danger.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Cleanse, The (2016)

Title: The Cleanse
Rating: R
Directed by: Bobby Miller
Written by: Bobby Miller
Starring: Johnny Galecki, Anna Friel, and Kyle Gallner
Release Date: 5/4/2018
Running Time: 81 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
A heartbroken man attends a spiritual retreat to cleanse himself and fix his broken life. There he meets a fellow lost soul, and together they discover that “the cleanse” releases more than everyday toxins…a lot more.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Avengers: Infinity War (2018)*

Title: Avengers: Infinity War
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Anthony Russo, and Joe Russo
Written by: Christopher Markus, and Stephen McFeely
Based on the comics by: Stan Lee, and Jack Kirby
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans,
Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Idris Elba, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Chris Pratt

Release Date: 4/27/2018
Running Time: 149 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
“Avengers: Infinity War” picks up as the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, but a dangerous menace has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, Thanos will stop at nothing to collect all six Infinity Stonesin his quest to wield unimaginable power and his twisted will on all of humanity.

Assembling a team that includes members from every Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise, the Avengers and their Super Hero allies must sacrifice like never before in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe. An unprecedented cinematic journey 10 years in the making with the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe in play, “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Aws, and Mila for this submission

Was seeing Avengers: Infinity War in IMAX, IMAX 3D, 3D or 4D worth the cost?

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Title: Isle of Dogs
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Written by: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Kunichi Nomura
Starring: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Akira Takayama, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Akira Ito, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, F. Murray Abraham, Yoko Ono, Tilda Swinton, Ken Watanabe, Mari Natsuki, Fisher Stevens, Nijiro Murakami, Liev Schreiber, and Courtney B. Vance
Release Date: 3/23/2018
Running Time: 101 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
ISLE OF DOGS tells the story of ATARI KOBAYASHI, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Sarah for this submission


Sherlock Gnomes (2018)*

Title: Sherlock Gnomes
Rating: PG
Directed by: John Stevenson
Written by: Ben Zazove, Andy Riley, Kevin Cecil, Emily Cook, and Kathy Greenberg
Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine, Ashley Jensen, Matt Lucas, Stephen Merchant, Mary J. Blige, and Johnny Depp
Release Date: 3/23/2018
Running Time: 86 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
The beloved garden gnomes from GNOMEO AND JULIET are back for a whole new adventure in London. When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in the city with their friends and family, their biggest concern is getting their new garden ready for spring. However, they soon discover that someone is kidnapping garden gnomes all over London. When Gnomeo and Juliet return home to find that everyone in their garden is missing – there’s only one gnome to call… SHERLOCK GNOMES. The famous detective and sworn protector of London’s garden gnomes arrives with his sidekick Watson to investigate the case. The mystery will lead our gnomes on a rollicking adventure where they will meet all new ornaments and explore an undiscovered side of the city.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Was seeing Sherlock Gnomes in 3D worth the cost?

Special thanks to Cameron for this submission


I Kill Giants (2017)

Title: I Kill Giants
Rating: NR
Directed by: Anders Walter
Written by: Joe Kelly
Based on the graphic novel by: Joe Kelly, and J.M. Ken Niimura
Starring: Zoe Saldana, Madison Wolfe, and Imogen Poots
Release Date: 3/23/2018
Running Time: 106 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Barbara Thorson struggles through life by escaping into a fantasy life of magic and monsters.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


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