‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ review

BY Warren and Kat Maneja

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Directed by Matt Reeves, distributed by 20th Century Fox.

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” directed by Matt Reeves and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

Set 10 years after the Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the evolved apes have grown in number as the simian flu decimates earth’s human population. In the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the apes come into contact with a pocket of human survivors and have an uneasy truce between them. But events spiral out of control as man and ape are pitted against each other for survival and there’s only room for one at the top of the food chain…

Spoiler alert!

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‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ review

BY Elijah Mendoza

The gang's all back in "How to Train Your Dragon 2." (Photo courtesy of DreamWorks Animation)

The gang’s all back in “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” (Photo courtesy of DreamWorks Animation)

How to Train Your Dragon was perhaps the first DreamWorks animated movie which, for lack of a better comparison, actually had heart akin to those of Pixar films.

That being said, How To Train Your Dragon 2 had some pretty big shoes to fill. Does it have the fire and fervor to top the original?

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X-Men: Days of Future Past: “Changing history tomorrow” and other quotable lines

BY Jen T. Tuazon

X-Men: Days of Future Past, from the @xmenmovies Instagram account

“X-Men: Days of Future Past,” from the @xmenmovies Instagram account

Surprise, surprise! X-Men: Days of Future Past scored big in the box office, earning $302 million globally as of this writing. It’s a feat well-deserved, as the superhero sequel (or “inbetweenquel”according to Director Bryan Singer) delivered on almost all fronts (Read our review here).

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5 Amazing things about the new Spider-Man sequel

BY Jen T. Tuazon

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Columbia Pictures’ “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx

Last month, Movie Clubber Joanna Mendoza was able to catch a preview of the latest Spider-Man movie and she shared five things she found amazing about the new sequel. Now, after seeing the movie in full, we discovered five more things we love about  Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man 2:

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“300: Rise of an Empire”: Re-experience the gore and violence in 3D

BY Jen T. Tuazon

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300: Rise of an Empire, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures

Ever wondered what it’s like to watch the iconic movie 300 in 3D? Wonder no more, thanks to the seven-years-in-the-making sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire.

It was in 2007 when 300 first shocked and awed with its intense, bloody, no-holds-barred battle scenes. More movies have boldly followed since, and, thanks to technology, moviegoers for the last seven years have had more than their fair share of films (and even TV shows) with similarly over-the-top special effects.

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‘Catching Fire’: Ten Thumbs Up!

By Joanna Mendoza and Jen T. Tuazon

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire


The
Hunger Games: Catching Fire
had a tough act to follow in last year’s very well-reviewed Hunger Games. But this sequel — with its genius story, superb returning actors, perfectly cast newbies, chilling and suspenseful scenes, and elevated humor (hey, even sullen Peeta is smiling now!) — is even much better than its predecessor.

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Celebrity Cameos in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’

BY Jen T. Tuazon

"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

“Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

As if there aren’t already enough reasons to watch Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (watch the trailers here), the highly anticipated comedy also boasts of star-studded cameo appearances, putting together in one movie Academy Award winners, comedians, and even hip hop and rock stars!

As confirmed by Director Adam McKay and as spotted on set, a diverse group of celebrities will be joining original Anchorman cast members Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate, and David Koechner. Luke Wilson and Vince Vaughn also return to reprise their roles as rival newscasters.

Check the pics after the jump to see if any of your favorite stars are joining in on the Anchorman fun.

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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: 5 new pics

BY Joanna Mendoza


Yesterday, you saw the Instagram tease (above). But before the promised trailer drops on Oct. 29, check out these five new pics from Entertainment Weekly!

X-Men: Days of Future Past, to be distributed by 20th Century Fox, is scheduled for release on May 23, 2014.