As soon as Halloween is over, we will be inundated with all sorts of cheesy holiday goodness. Of course, Hallmark has staked their claim with their holiday films, but they might want to make some room for Netflix, who will be releasing their own set of holiday films.
The streaming giant has released the first trailer for Let It Snow starring Isabela Merced, Shameik Moore, Odeya Rush, Liv Hewson, Mitchell Hope, Kiernan Shipka, Jacob Batalon, and Joan Cusack. Based on the YA novel, the film will see a group find their friendships and love lives colliding thanks to a series of events. And come Christmas morning their lives will not be the same. Check out the trailer below.
Blockers Director: Kay Cannon Screenwriter: Brian Kehoe, Jim Kehoe, Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, Eben Russell Cast: Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena, Kathryn Newton, Geraldine Viswanathan, Gideon Adlon
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Release Date: April 6, 2018
**This review was provided to us by Yolanda Machado of SassyMamaInLA**
Don’t let the Blockers trailer fool you – this movie is hilarious and empowering, with a strong message that doesn’t try to preach about sex or virginity in one way or another. Director Kay Cannon‘s Blockers is the coming of age comedy I have been waiting for since I was an awkward, teenage girl full of curiosity and hormones, but having media tell me I was wrong for wanting to embrace my sexuality and having to figure everything out by bad advice and a whole lot of mistakes. A perfectly cast trio of comedy all-stars as the parents (John Cena, Leslie Mann, and Ike Barinholtz) and three incredible young women as the daughters (Kathryn Newton, Geraldine Viswanathan, and Gideon Adlon) make Blockers enjoyable, entertaining and a gut-busting good time.
A $69 million dollar weekend opening for a music comedy sequel is rare, but it happened to Pitch Perfect 2, and with the film already grossing over $250 million worldwide, Universal Pictures has already decided that we need to be pitch slapped once more. The studio has announced that there will be a Pitch Perfect 3, with Kay Cannon – screenwriter of the first two movies – in talks to return to write the script for the third.
Rich Moore who directed the first Pitch Perfect film did not return to direct its sequel. He was replaced by Elizabeth Banks, who also served as a producer on the first film. It is unclear if she will return to direct Pitch Perfect 3.
Pitch Perfect 2 Directed by: Elizabeth Banks
Written by: Kay Cannon
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Katey Sagal, Birgitte Hjort SÃ¸rensen, Flula Borg, Hana Mae Lee, Skylar Astin, Adam Devine, Chrissie Fit, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, John Michael Higgins Universal Pictures
Rated PG-13 | 115 Minutes
Release date: May 15, 2015
Pitch Perfect was the unexpected hit of 2012. The film took the world by storm with its hilarious collegiate a cappella groups covering of foot-tapping chart topping top 40s songs, witty humor, and its simple yet sweet underdog story. It was rather easy at the time to write the film off based on those things alone, but because it was just so much fun to watch, the Pitch Perfect became one of the top box office grossing films. Three years later, we are now getting a sequel that was expected to be an exciting follow-up to the original. Unfortunately, it falls short of that. Still, Pitch Perfect 2 is every bit as cheery as its predecessor, it just doesn’t know how to express itself like the original film.
Here Elizabeth Banks makes her directorial debut after having produced the first one. Using a script from Kay Cannon (who also returns), the sequel makes a few changes, with some of the original characters looking towards a future beyond collegiate a cappella singing, while others are just stepping foot into it.
If you’ve seen the commercials for Pitch Perfect 2 and wondered, “Hey! I need to first mock the first one,” well congrats because this week’s Screen Junkies Honest Trailer is up! Presenting… Pitch Perfect!
Check out the video below.
The 2012 surprise hit starring Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson told the story of Beca (Kendrick) who is talked into an all girl a capella group on her college campus. The Honest Trailer hooks me right away by tapping into my childhood with references to Carmen San Diego and Michael Winslow of Police Academy/Spaceballs fame, before declaring the film, “The greatest movie ever made about making noises with their mouth!”