Saoirse Ronan Is Charming And Funny In The “Lady Bird” Trailer


With the release of the new trailer for Greta Gerwig’s directing debut, the touching mother-daughter tale “Lady Bird”, it looks like Ronan might be headed for another Oscar nomination.

The trailer stars with Christine “Lady Bird” (Ronan) and her mother (played by Laurie Metcalf) having an argument over where Christine will live and pursue her studies. “I hate California. I want to go to the East Coast. I want to go where culture is like New York,” Christine says. In a sudden but hilarious moment, the frustrated Lady Bird jumps out of the car in protest as Metcalf shrieks in horror.

That is just one in the many comically offbeat scenes in the trailer and what looks like an entertaining and charming film.

“Lady Bird” emerged as one of the early awards contenders after it’s world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival last week, which bodes well for the talented 34 year old actress/filmmaker Gerwig, who also wrote the film.

Set in 2002 Sacramento, the comedy-drama also stars Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothée Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Lois Smith, and is scheduled to fly into theaters on November 10.

Here’s the film’s official synopsis:

In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father (Tracy Letts) loses his job. Set in Sacramento, California in 2002, amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home.


Focus Features Acquires Worldwide Rights To Coming-Of-Age Drama “Boy Erased”.


LOS ANGELES, June 21st, 2017 – Focus Features has acquired worldwide rights to Boy Erased, the coming-of-age and coming-out drama from writer/director Joel Edgerton based on Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family by Garrard Conley. Academy Award nominee Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea) will star opposite Academy Award winners Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman. The movie will be produced by Anonymous Content and will begin production this fall for a 2018 theatrical release. Focus chairman Peter Kujawski made the announcement today.

The film will tell the story of Jared (to be portrayed by Mr. Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Ms. Kidman and Mr. Crowe) at age 19. Jared is quickly pressured into attending a gay conversion therapy program – or else be shunned by his family, friends, and church. It is within the program that Jared comes into conflict with its head therapist (Mr. Edgerton).
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James Wan shares first set photo of “Aquaman’

By Creative Media Times

‘Aquaman’ filming is officially underway, and to prove it, director James Wan shares a photo from the film’s set on Twitter.

“Months of intensive prep have led to this. Here we go. #DayOne #Ahab”, says Wan. Ahad is the working title of the movie, and the set photo seems to be inside a submarine.

Jason Momoa of course is Arthur Curry / Aquaman, the king of the undersea city of Atlantic. The character is also expected to appear in the forthcoming Justice League which comes out this November 17, 2017. Momoa is joined by Amber Heard, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Willem Dafoe, Tumuera Morrison and the recently announced cast member Dolph Lundgren.

Aquaman is expected to be shooting in Australia for the next six months, and is scheduled to be released on December 21, 2018 by Warner Bros.


Marvel Comics Proudly Presents ‘Captain Marvel: Alien Nation” FE

Revolutionary Marvel Spotlight Video Series Boldly Expands Exposure of Marvel’s Captain Marvel
Paired with some of Today’s Top Musical Acts

New York, NY—April 26, 2017 — Marvel Comics is proud to present an unprecedented approach in introducing the world to Marvel Comics and the next great breakout Marvel Super Hero – Captain Marvel! Masterfully mixing animated comics with in-depth narration and commentary, this fresh new video series is designed to present a whole new audience to the world of Carol Danvers, a.k.a., Captain Marvel, staring in her brand new comic book series THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL available now in your local comic shop. THE MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL, written by New York Times best-selling author, Margaret Stohl (Black Widow: Forever Red, Black Widow: Red Vengeance), garnered international buzz and attention upon the announcement this past year.

Marvel continues the excitement surrounding Marvel’s celebrated high-flying former Air Force pilot turned Super Hero, Captain Marvel, through a brand new Marvel music spotlight video series accompanied with the track “Keep You On My Side” from Chvrches.


S.p.a.c.e Jungle: The Past, Present and Future

By Shane Brooks

Inspire through music. This is the message of Springfield, Mo producer and DJ Andrew Minter, better known as Space Jungle. Minter is a 23 year old college student who has been generating some major buzz with his talent as a music producer. I had the opportunity to sit down with Space Jungle and talk to him a little about how this all got its start and where he hopes his talent will take him in the future.

Growing up in Alabama, Andrew recalls his first musical experience being when his parent’s made him sing a solo at a church event in the fourth grade. Having always been a big fan of music Minter began rapping and exploring music on his own with a friend in high school. His interest in music really began to bloom, however, when helping a friend move and coming across an old Casio keyboard in the garage. After asking if he could keep it he was given the keyboard and the music took off and has been growing ever since. Minter made the move from Alabama to Missouri after high school and is currently studying music at Missouri Southern University.
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Grammy Awards 2017: See the Full Winners List

By AI Creative Media

The 2017 Grammy Awards aired on CBS on Sunday night with The Late Late Show’s James Corden hosting. Similar to what she achieved in 2012, Adele swept the night’s main trophies, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year, making history in the process. After winning Album of the Year, Adele dedicated the award to Beyonce, calling Lemonade “so monumental”.

Here’s the full list of winners from the 59th annual Grammy Awards:

Album Of The Year:
25 — Adele

Record Of The Year:
“Hello” — Adele

Song Of The Year:
“Hello” — Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)

Best New Artist:
Chance The Rapper

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
“Stressed Out” — Twenty One Pilots

Best Pop Vocal Album:
25 — Adele

Best Pop Solo Performance:
“Hello” — Adele

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Suicide Squad Tracking for a massive $125 million debut

By AICreativeMedia

If early boxoffice tracking is any indication, DC’s latest superhero movie could debut to a massive $120 million weekend in North America. If this early estimate hold from Hollywood Reporter, the the superhero team-up picture will set a new record for the month of August, beating the current record holder Guardians of the Galaxy when it opened to $94 mllion in 2014.

The movie stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adwale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood and Cara Delevingne.

Advance tickets for Warner Bros. Pictures‘ Suicide Squad will go on sale tomorrow Friday, July 15.

Suicide Squad will open worldwide in 3D, and in 2D, and in select IMAX 3D theaters beginning August 5, 2016.

‘Suicide Squad’/Warner Bros.


The Revenant: Film Review

By Armando

Directed by reigning best director Alejandro G. Iñárritu for last year’s best picture Birdman, The Revenant completely caught me by surprise. There is a lot more to the film than what the promotional materials have shown us. Not only did it deliver an epic and thought provoking movie promised by the trailer, it captivated me throughout its 156 minute running time with intriguing storytelling, visceral atmosphere, solid performances, thrilling battle scenes and one intense, brutal sequence of tour de force film-making involving a grizzly bear.

Set in 1823 Montana and inspired by true events, the movie follows the extraordinary experiences and adventure of fur trapper Hugh Glass during an expedition in the american wilderness. After he was brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by his own hunting team, Glass miraculously survived and crawled hundreds of miles across the storms of South Dakota to exact revenge against the man who killed his son.

Along the way, he was chased by hostile american tribe whose chief was looking for his kidnapped daughter, ate raw bison and roots, travel through a blizzard, jumped off a cliff, and in one truly memorable scene, slept inside a torso of a dead horse.

Will he survive throughout the incredible ordeal and culminate revenge against the man who killed his son?

The Revenant is classic tale of revenge, survival and the power of the human spirit; it is also a stirring tribute to both the beauty and harshness of mother nature. Technically, it is an impressive achievement of combined practical effects and cgi, and in-your-face camera work and immersive cinematography from Emmanuel Lumbezski, who worked with Iñárritu on Birdman. To film buffs, all of these might recall films of Malick and Gibson (The New World and Apocalypto comes to mind).

As for DiCaprio, he left no stone unturned. He really put his all in the film and deserve all the accolade he has and will surely receive as a result of his grueling, masterful performance.

The Revenant also stars Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Forrest Goodluck, Will Poulter, Lukas Haas. Rated R for strong violence, language and brief nudity. 156 minutes.


How to add a line break on Excel cell on Mac

Excel for Office 365 (2019)

How to add a line break (and type on another line) on Excel cell:

“Command” + “Shift” then press “Return”

Excel for Office 365 (2019)

How to add a line break on Excel cell:

“Command” + “Shift” then press “Return”

Excel for Office 365 (2019)

How to add a line break on Excel cell:

“Command” + “Shift” then press “Return”

Excel for Office 365 (2019)

How to add a line break on Excel cell:

“Command” + “Shift” then press “Return”


New York Film Critics Circle award American Hustle for Picture

By Armando

Once again, New York Film critics is first to come out of the awards season in awarding a front-runner. Last year, Zero Dark Thirty came out of the gate with a best picture win before it was officially reviewed by critics. That movie went on to receive 5 Oscar nominations including Best Picture, and a win for Sound Editing… and nothing else. So this may or may not be a good precedent for American Hustle, depending on how you look at it.

Here’s a complete list of winners follows:

Best Picture: American Hustle
Best Actor: Robert Redford, All Is Lost
Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Best Director: Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Best Screenplay: Eric Singer & David O. Russell, American Hustle
Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Best Animated Film: The Wind Rises
Best Cinematographer: Bruno Delbonnel, Inside Llewyn Davis
Best First Film: Ryan Coogler, Fruitvale Station
Best Foreign Film: Blue Is the Warmest Color
Best Nonfiction Film (Documentary): Stories We Tell
Special Award: Frederick Wiseman

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