Marvel Studios: “Avengers: Endgame” Official Trailer (Opening 4/26/2019)

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As you know, we post a LOT of film content here on “The Chronicles” and sometimes I will defer you to my website while at other times will do the same post. Today we use the same post with a little creative editing because this kind of film is just too good for web traffic which is always something we want happening. Here we go with the thoughts that I ran over there a short time ago. Good morning my friends, as you read this, the recently opened “Captain Marvel” film has achieved a worldwide box office take of $524 million dollars. As you know, the character is going to be a pivotal component in the next chapter which happens during “Avengers: Endgame” which makes me stoked to have found a brand-new trailer being revealed only minutes ago. Let’s take a look but put the coffee down before you watch. Trust me. After this you can enjoy the expansive cast, revealed premise and the Official Theatrical poster.

The Premise: Following the events of Avengers: Infinity War, with half of the universe killed in an event dubbed “The Decimation”, the universe lies in shambles and the remaining Avengers and their allies must reassemble to repair the damage caused by Thanos and bring harmony back to the universe. (c/o Wiki)
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Disney’s “Aladdin” Official Trailer (2019)

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Back in February, the world got a fair to midland glimpse of the upcoming “Aladdin” film with this “SPECIAL LOOK” clip (seen by clicking the text). Today, with a little over two months to go before the release of the film, those fine folks at Disney have released the first Official Trailer for the film. Let’s take look down below. Afterwards you can peruse the premise, casting and see the colorful Theatrical Poster which is already at hand to enjoy.

Storyline: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film of the same name.
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Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Announces Short Film Lineup

A few days ago, I shared the press release about the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival feature films. I broke it all up into a series of concise items using the tag for the festival so be sure to click that after you read this latest news. Dig in but get comfortable since this is a LONG press release.

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The Press Release:
The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its 2019 lineup of 63 diverse and engaging short films in competition, including 31 world premieres. This year’s shorts program includes a cross-section of international and U.S. filmmakers, curated from a record 5131 submissions with female filmmakers directing 45% of the selections. The short films will be presented in 11 distinct competition programs, consisting of six narrative, four documentary, and one animation program. There will also be special screening programs for the annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival and the debut of shorts from The Queen Collective, a program aimed at accelerating gender and racial equality behind the camera. The 2019 shorts lineup is programmed by Sharon Badal and Ben Thompson. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 24 – May 5.

“We spent a great deal of time curating programs that reflect the diverse interests of our audiences,” said Sharon Badal, Vice President of Filmmaker Relations and Shorts Programming. “This year we emphasize identity, community, and humanity while also entertaining our audience with some laughter, fun, and adventure.”

The flagship New York Shorts Program this year is entitled Streetwise and contains all world premiere narrative films, and back by popular demand are comedy (Funhouse) and sci-fi (Down to Earth). Among the new programs are the music-focused On Tour and the female-focused No Shortcuts documentary programs, and curated especially for late-night is the self-explanatory program WTF.

This year’s shorts program continues Tribeca’s tradition of discovering talent and encouraging filmmaker alumni development. Alumni returning this year with short films include Alexandra Barreto (Lady Hater), Matthew Bonifacio (Master Maggie), 2019 Oscar® nominee Marshall Curry (The Neighbors’ Window) David Darg (Lazarus), Lance Edmands (Whiteout,) Henry Hayes (Rogers and Tilden), Nadia Hallgren (After Maria), Jonathan Halperin (These American Truths), Scott Floyd Lochmus (Metronome) Smriti Mundhra (St. Louis Superman), Dana Nachman (Hook Up 2.0) and Victoria Rivera (Night Swim).
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BookExpo Announces Editors’ Buzz Line-Ups Spotlighting Upcoming Breakout Titles

With a little under three months to go before it arrives, its relatively safe to say that the 2019 BookExpo will be upon us before we know it. With that being the case I am happy to share one of the recently received announcements for this publishing industry affair. Read on.

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The Press Release:
Today, BookExpo announced the selected titles for the prestigious Editors’ Buzz program, which features the top authors and titles expected to resonate with readers in the coming months. There are three Editors’ Buzz Panels where the books’ editors will present the selected titles:
• The Adult Editors’ Buzz Panel will take place on Wednesday, May 29 at 1:45 PM (Room 1E12)
• The Young Adult Editors’ Buzz Panel will take place on Thursday, May 30 at 10:00 AM (Room 1E12)
• The Middle Grade Editors’ Buzz Panel will take place on Friday, May 31 at 11:00 AM (Room 1E12)

Attendees can meet the featured authors at the following panels:
• The Meet the Adult Authors Buzz Presentation will take place on Thursday, May 30 at 11:00 AM (Room 1E10)
• The Meet the Young Adult Authors Buzz Presentation will take place on Friday, May 31 at 9:30 AM (Downtown Stage)
• The Meet the Middle Grade Authors Buzz Presentation will take place on Friday, May 31 at 1:35 PM (Downtown Stage)

BookExpo’s Editors’ Buzz program has a stellar track record of predicting the coming year’s hottest books. Last year’s selections included breakthrough books such as: Ohio: A Novel by Stephen Markley; There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald; Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram; Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan; Sadie by Courtney Summers; and Sanity & Tallulah, Book 1 by Molly Brooks. Over the past three years, 11 books selected by the program hit The New York Times Best Sellers lists.
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Now Playing: “Captain Marvel” in Theaters Everywhere (3/8/2019)

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Today is the day my friends as its time for us to go higher, further and faster with the mighty Captain Marvel who makes her grand debut as a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the very first time. The film is opening up today in theaters everywhere but first let’s revisit some of the posts that were done in support of the release over on the website. Last month, Marvel Comics unleashed a crop of one dollar comics, their “True Believers” line which all featured her and you might still be able to get most of them if you ask your local retailer about them. Make a checklist from the post found HERE. I also showcased some Promotional Posters and a Special Look Trailer so click those italicized words to see the posts. Below you will find the Official Theatrical Poster, premise and casting. I’ve spiced it up by adding some other posters as well before my closing thoughts.

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The Premise: Set in the mid-1990s, Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers, a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, as she turns into one of the galaxy’s mightiest heroes and joins Starforce, an elite Kree military team, before returning home with new questions about her past and identity when the Earth is caught in the center of an intergalactic conflict between two alien worlds. (thanks Wiki).
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