Category Archives: Pop Culture

Now Streaming: “The Irishman” on Netflix (11/27/2019)

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Back in September we shared the Official Trailer for the new Crime Drama by Martin Scorcese, “The Irishman”. As previously noted, this film was written by Steven Zaillian and is based on a 2004 non-fiction book called “I Heard You Paint Houses” which was written by Charles Brandt. The film had a limited theatrical run that began on 11/1 and now is available for streaming on Netflix. Below you can find the Official Poster, premise and the ensemble casting. Enjoy.

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The Premise: The Irishman is the story of Frank Sheeran, a mob hitman and World War II vet who develops his skills during his service in Italy. Now an old man, he reflects on the events that defined his career as a hitman, particularly the role he played in the disappearance of labor leader Jimmy Hoffa, his longtime friend, and his involvement with the Bufalino crime family.
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Now In Theaters: Walt Disney Pictures: “Frozen II” (11/22/2019)

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I’ve discussed the brand new Disney Pictures release “Frozen II” a few times here on “The Chronicles” and if you’d like to check them all out just click HERE to be up to speed. I also mentioned how this seemed to be the year of Disney based on their other features like “Aladdin”, “The Lion King”, “Toy Story 4” and “Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil” for the all-ages group and let’s not forget the superhero adventures like “Captain Marvel” and “Avengers: Endgame”; the latter of which ended up becoming the highest-grossing film of all time 😀 Now its time to see what comes next for everyone’s favorite Ice Princess as “Frozen II” opens today in theaters everywhere. Please also enjoy the Official Poster, premise and casting along with some additional visual treats that I found.

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The Storyline: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
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Now In Theaters: “Charlie’s Angels” (11/15/2019)

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Fans of the “Charlie’s Angels” TV Series and Film Franchise will be excited to know that the latest film opens today in theaters everywhere. Take a look down below at the Official Theatrical Poster, premise and ensemble casting.

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The Premise: Charlie’s Angels have always provided security and investigative skills to private clients. Now the Townsend Agency has expanded internationally with the smartest and most highly trained women from all over the globe — multiple teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys, completing the toughest missions around the world. When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, these Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect people.
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The 2020 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Award Finalists Are Unveiled

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The Press Release:
The Toy Association today unveiled 114 toy and game finalists for the prestigious 2020 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards. Known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry, the TOTY Awards program recognizes the top playthings on the market – from STEM/STEAM and innovative toys to dolls, action figures, creative toys, and more. The program is also a vital fundraiser for The Toy Foundation, which annually delivers toys to millions of children in need.

Finalists were announced this morning by a group of well-known online influencers who serve as TOTY ambassadors. Between now and January 5, 2020 play-lovers of all ages can visit www.ToyAwards.org to vote for their favorite playthings in each of the 16 categories, browse toys, download shopping lists for the holidays, and enter for a chance to win one of 16 toy prize packages.

“From an extraordinary field of nominees carefully reviewed by expert judges, this year’s TOTY finalists truly represent our members’ ability to bring fun, laughter, discovery, and learning to kids across America and around the world,” said Steve Pasierb, president & CEO of The Toy Association. “We are proud to unveil these playthings in advance of the holiday season and celebrate the toy community’s enduring ability to inspire generations of play. Everyone is encouraged to cast their votes at ToyAwards.org and help decide the winners!”
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Sony Pictures: “Jumanji: The Next Level” Final Trailer

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Back in July, we returned to the world or Jumanji with the first trailer for the upcoming adventure film “Jumanji: The Next Level” and if you are a bit of a stickler in terms of following all related things and wish to see that post just click HERE for that. A few days ago on Halloween, the studio shared the Final Trailer and I present that to you down below along with some premise, casting and visuals. Enjoy.

The Premise: Unknown to his friends, Spencer kept the pieces of the Jumanji video game, and one day worked to repair the system in the basement of his grandfather’s house. When Spencer’s friends, Bethany, Fridge, and Martha arrive, they find Spencer missing and the game running, and decide to re-enter Jumanji to save him. Spencer’s grandfather, Eddie, and his friend, Milo Walker, hear the commotion, and inadvertently get sucked into the game too. The teenaged friends must help Eddie and Milo get used to their in-game avatars and get them to help find Spencer and escape Jumanji once again.
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