PrettyFamous Presents: The Best Movie Released The Year You Were Born

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Posted on March 14, 2016 by Natalie Morin Just as major events help mark the passing of time, movies have also defined different eras in American history. From the silent movies of the early 20th century, to movie musicals of the 1950s, to the not-strictly-for-kids animated features of recent decades, films have grown and changed … Read more

Sony To Launch Venom Movie And Franchise

Ten years. Apparently that is the length of time it takes to get over the horrific third installment of the Sam Raimi-helmed Spider-Man trilogy and its complete disregard of one of the most iconic Marvel villain-tuned-antiheroes, Venom. Sony has finally decided that we have healed enough to take another  cinematic stab at the alien symbiote … Read more

Attack On Titan US Release Dates Are Here… New Episodes Are Not

Brace yourselves, the Titans are coming. Eventually. The new live-action movie for the dark and wonderful anime that is Attack on Titan has already hit the theatres in Japan, and now it’s making its way to the United States. The manga-turned-anime-turned-movie has a surprisingly large fan base in America, and despite some negative reviews of the … Read more

Sony Cancels The Interview After Theatres Pull Movie Due To Terror Threat

After a threat against theatres planning to show the upcoming Sony Pictures movie The Interview, theatres in both the United States and Canada have announced they are pulling, or at least delaying, showing the film. Sony has released a statement after theatres across North America decided against showing The Interview over threats against theatres who showed the … Read more

Disney In Review: Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire

I used to love the Disney Channel original movies. They were fun, funny, entertaining, and also managed to weave life lessons into their fairly simplistic plots. I decided to rewatch some of my favorites from when I was a kid and see if they held up to the memories I had of them back when … Read more

Nightcrawler Review: Descend Into Madness With Gyllenhaal

For reasons I’ve never understood, Jake Gyllenhaal hasn’t ever been considered an A-List actor by the general public. He’s gone above and beyond with his acting abilities and made many objectively good movies back-to-back, yet no one seems to take him seriously. Well I sincerely hope those people go see Nightcrawler because wow, Jake Gyllenhaal … Read more

Trailer: Jupiter Ascending

The Wachowskis are at it again, creating another potential cinematic masterpiece titled Jupiter Ascending. The creators of The Matrix and Cloud Atlas are nearly ready to unveil their latest science fiction movie. Warner Brothers released a new trailer yesterday for the epic space opera, which stars Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, and Eddie Redmayne. The premise of the … Read more

It’s Finally Happening – Ant-Man Begins Filming Today

After several iterations, directors, leading actors, almost being a Pixar animated film, and nearly a decade of rumors, Marvel’s Ant-Man is finally set to begin filming today. The embattled Marvel hero will mark the twelfth super hero to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe when the movie releases in July of next year, and stars comedian Paul Rudd … Read more

The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug Blu-Ray Extended Edition

Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit films, as well as his Lord of the Rings series, are some lengthy films even by today’s standards. Desolation of Smaug clocks in at just over 2 hours 41 minutes and now Jackson is releasing the extended blu-ray version which adds an additional 25 minutes of footage. This brings the film … Read more

Get Ready to Spend Another Night At The Museum… New Trailer Comes to Life!

Ben Stiller is ready to put on the uniform as Larry the Night Watchmen once again in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. This time the lovable and often clueless guard Larry crates up the gang and heads to London to investigate why the mysterious tablet that brings the museum’s collection to life … Read more

Movie Review: Transformers Age Of Extinction

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I’ve never done a formal movie review in any part of my writing career, and I’m not about to start now. No, what you’re going to read is an informal review from an informal point of view. You see, I went to view the new Michael Bay directed movie, Transformers Age Of Extinction Thursday night and I went to be  entertained.

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World Of Warcraft Movie: Filming Has Wrapped – No Word On Pandarians

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Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game-based movie aficionados rejoice!  Word has come down that filming on the movie adaptation of World of Warcraft has finished filming.  This word comes direct from the film’s director, Duncan Jones.  From his Twitter:

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New Transformers: Age Of Extinction Trailer Hits

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There’s a lot of opinion surrounding director Michael Bay and his series of Transformers films. Some people love his style of movie making and some detest it. I’m a middle of the road fan here.  I enjoyed the Transformer films for what they were and I’ll probably enjoy this one for what it is. The newest trailer from Michael Bay just hit the internet, so have a look.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed For Leading Roll In Sony’s Steve Jobs Film

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The Hollywood Reporter says that Sony Pictures is in talks with Leonardo DiCaprio to play the roll of Steve Jobs in the film adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography. Last year’s movie “Jobs”, staring Ashton Kutcher, didn’t do too well at the box office and hit sour notes with critics. Sony is basing their film off of the actual biography of Steve Jobs which is probably a good idea given that a lot of what is written in that book comes from Jobs himself. Sony is also hitting up Danny Boyle to direct the film as the deal with David Fincher fell through due to some disagreements between Sony and the director. 

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