Category Archives: Pop Culture

Now Playing: “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” in Theaters Everywhere (2/8/2019)

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I’ve been keeping pace with the visuals and clips from the “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” feature and will refer you to its second trailer HERE first in the event you haven’t seen it.

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The Plot: It’s been five years since the events of Taco Tuesday and the Duplo invaders have made Bricksburg into a post apocalyptic wasteland. Emmet pretends everything is still awesome, unlike everyone else. When a new invader named Sweet Mayhem comes and kidnaps all his friends including Wyldstyle, Emmet must go into space and rescue them.
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Examining Bandai’s Big Hero 6 “Squish-To-Fit” Baymax

I think it’s pretty safe to say that everyone who sees the hit film “Big Hero 6” loves the character of Baymax who is the hero of this animated feature. I recently got my hands on one of the cool products available by Bandai and opened it up to offer you this little overview. Let’s take a look. I apologize for this being a still photography “unboxing” but I didn’t have the proper set up for me to do otherwise at the moment.

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Behold the “Squish-To-Fit” Baymax which as you see comes with a miniature squishable version of the robot, two suits of armor and a vehicle. Here is the front and back of the packaging that you’ll find on the shelves.

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Paramount Pictures: “Wonder Park” New Trailer (Opening March 2019)

With so many movies coming out, it’s been a bit of a task keeping up with the ones for our Pop Culture section here on “The Chronicles” for sure. Much like my PiercingMetal.com site sticks to the superhero and monster films, this site pays close mind to almost anything Disney, Pixar and the other major houses that are putting out quality all-ages releases. Today is Super Bowl Sunday and I’ve read in advance that a lot of trailer were coming or being loaded up direct to their production company YouTube channels. Such is the case with the latest clip for the opening soon “Wonder Park” which was online long before the game began as you can see by our timestamp. I’ve shared stuff about this film already and if you’d like to see what’s come before please click THIS TAG. I’ve embedded different posters in each of these to make it more enticing. Now let’s watch the newest trailer. This film opens in March.

The Premise: A young creative girl named June, finds an incredible amusement park filled with fantastical rides and funny, talking animals called Wonder Land that was abandoned in the woods but soon realizes that the park came from her imagination and she is the only one who can save the magical place and revive the wonder with the help of the animals.
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Universal Pictures: “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw”

There’s no denying the popularity of the “Fast and The Furious” series of films and if you are someone that enjoys high speed chases, mind blowing spectacles and stunts, then they are right up your alley. Now it seems as though they’ve branched out a little and are building a bit of a universe by letting two of their characters go head to head against an insidious evil. Here is the recently released trailer for “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw”. I’ve shared some premise and initial casting as well as some editorial notations.

The Premise: Two years after the events of The Fate of the Furious, federal agent Luke Hobbs and former-British military turned mercenary Deckard Shaw must join forces in order to stop a new threat emerging from the cyber-genetically enhanced international terrorist known as Brixton.
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Full Winners Of The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Last night the winners were announced for the 25th Annual Screen Actor’s Guild Awards which as you probably know are given for outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in film and television of 2018. Here’s the full winners list for your perusal.

THE THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURE WINNERS ARE:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role:
Christian Bale / Dick Cheney – “Vice” (Annapurna Pictures)
Bradley Cooper / Jack – “A Star Is Born” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
WINNER – Rami Malek / Freddie Mercury – “Bohemian Rhapsody” (20th Century Fox)
Viggo Mortensen / Tony Lip – “Green Book” (Universal Pictures)
John David Washington / Ron Stallworth – “Blackkklansman” (Focus Features)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role:
Emily Blunt / Mary Poppins – “Mary Poppins Returns” (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
WINNER – Glenn Close / Joan Castleman – “The Wife” (Sony Pictures Classics)
Olivia Colman / Queen Anne – “The Favourite” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Lady Gaga / Ally – “A Star Is Born” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Melissa Mccarthy / Lee Israel – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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