“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part”


Story: When we last left our gang of LEGO pals, they were faced with an invasion by DUPLO monsters. But several years have gone by since then, and let’s just say that things aren’t as awesome as they used to be, because Emmet and the gang have to try to survive while battling the toughest foe they’ve encountered yet. Welcome to…Apocalypseburg?

Genre I’d put it in: Successful Sequels

Remake, Sequel, Based-On, or Original: Sequel to The LEGO Movie, based on the LEGO brand toys. Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “Happy Death Day 2U”!

Ready to get your spooky sequel on? Because I’ve got passes for the follow-up to the fun horror film Happy Death Day, aptly named Happy Death Day 2U! Synopsis!

Jessica Rothe leads the returning cast of Happy Death Day 2U, the follow-up to Blumhouse’s (Split, Get Out, The Purge series) surprise 2017 smash hit of riveting, repeating twists and comic turns. This time, our hero Tree (Rothe) discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.

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TrailerWatch: “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”!

Johnson, Statham and Elba. If ever there was a post Magic Mike XXL eye candy movie that could be watched on mute, this one’s it. But also cars, ‘splosions and stuff! Synopsis!

Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Johnson), a loyal agent of America’s Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw (Statham), a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015’s Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever—and bests a brilliant and fearless rogue MI6 agent(The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby), who just happens to be Shaw’s sister — these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves.

Hobbbs & Shaw opens August 2nd, 2019.

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part”!

LEGOs! Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, and Will Arnett! Hilarity! BATMAN! Synopsis!

The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part,” reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are now facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than it can be rebuilt. The battle to defeat the invaders and restore harmony to the LEGO universe will take Emmet (Chris Pratt), Lucy (Elizabeth Banks), Batman (Will Arnett) and their friends to faraway, unexplored worlds, including a strange galaxy where everything is a musical. It will test their courage, creativity and Master Building skills, and reveal just how special they really are.

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TrailerWatch: “A Dog’s Life”!

Aww, who doesn’t love a sweet pupper? In A Dog’s Life, there’s several…but still the same good boy. With me? Synopsis!

Bailey (voiced again by Josh Gad) is living the good life on the Michigan farm of his “boy,” Ethan (Dennis Quaid) and Ethan’s wife Hannah (Marg Helgenberger). He even has a new playmate: Ethan and Hannah’s baby granddaughter, CJ. The problem is that CJ’s mom, Gloria (Betty Gilpin), decides to take CJ away. As Bailey’s soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he makes a promise to Ethan to find CJ and protect her at any cost.

Thus begins Bailey’s adventure through multiple lives filled with love, friendship and devotion as he, CJ (Kathryn Prescott), and CJ’s best friend Trent (Henry Lau) experience joy and heartbreak, music and laughter, and few really good belly rubs.

A Dog’s Life comes to theaters May 17th.

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “Fighting With My Family”!

Let’s get ready to rumble! I’ve got passes for the B’more screening of Fighting With My Family! Synopsis!

The film is a heartwarming comedy based on the incredible true story of WWE superstar, Paige. Born into a tight knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her family and face this new, cut-throat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep, fight for her family, and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

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TrailerWatch: “EXTREMELY WICKED SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND Vile” presents Zac Efron as Ted Bundy

And I’ve gotta say it’s pretty convincing so far. Efron gets that blend of guy-next-door and Stanner Supreme Bundy seemed to have in historical photos. Synopsis!

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Vile seems to have the historical 411 down, including those horrible bow ties Bundy wore in court. (The 70s, amirite?) And it’s good to see Westworld alum Angela Sarafyan playing the BFF to Lily Collins’ Liz.

Vile hits theaters this year, with a debut at Sundance tomorrow.

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