Are You “The DUFF?” Hilarious New Movie will have you wondering!

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“The (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) DUFF.” Everyone knows or has one of them, but maybe you have never had the correct term (or courage) to describe one. Usually they are the “not so pretty” girl that pretty girls use to make themselves look better. This latest film hilariously pokes fun at that. Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a laid back high school senior whose self-image is decimated when she learns the rest of her classmates know her as “The DUFF” to her prettier, more popular friends. She sets out on a mission of reinvention to overthrow the school’s resident mean girl and label maker, Madison (Bella Thorne) and prove once and for all no matter what you look or act like everyone is someone else’s DUFF.

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This film will go down in high school cinematic history. It is beyond funny! Eerily it reminds me of “She’s All That” meets “Mean Girls.” However, I must say Bella Thorne as “Madison” would easily give The Plastics a run for their money. I suppose Toby (Robbie Amell) will be her Freddy Prinze Jr./Shining Knight in the film ultimately. Still this will be worth seeing! You can catch “The DUFF” in theaters everywhere Friday, April 10, 2015!

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Meet Your New “Joker” & “Harley Quinn!” DC’s Villainous Couple coming to The Big Screen soon!

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After Heath Ledger’s riveting and scary portrayal of The Joker film projects have been apprehensive about returning the character to The Big Screen. All that seems to be changing now that a new DC Comics film is in the works focusing on “The Suicide Squad,” a team of super villains sponsored by The U.S. Government to go on missions that are basically “suicide” as time served for their crimes. One of the members of the team is none other than Joker’s girlfriend, “The Clown Princess” herself, Harley Quinn. As you may, or may not know, Harley debuted on the nineties’ “Batman The Animated Series.” There, she was Joker’s personal psychiatrist, but instead of trying to treat the mad man she inadvertently fell in love with him. Since then the two have had an on again, off again relationship, marked with highs that include Harley being launched from a cannon and she in turn nearly killing him. Yep, they are the pinnacle of psychotic love tempered with extreme domestic violence!

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The actors they have tapped to play these amazing villains show DC is truly ready to stand up to Marvel, laying the groundwork for a pretty stellar cinematic universe. Oscar Award-winner, Jared Leto is rumored to be The Joker. He is a master actor whose flare for the dramatic will do “The Clown Prince of Crime” justice. He will definitely have to shed those luscious locks for a new green doo, however! Harley Quinn’s portrayal will come from none other than Margot Robbie. Margot is beautiful, talented, and she greatly resembles DC’s latest incarnation of the character. She is no stranger to crazy roles so this should be right up her alley. This marks Harley’s debut in film, but it is absolutely necessary to show these two together. You get to see just how cunning and manipulative Joker really is; and how truly psychotic and deadly Harley is. A match made in Hell right? The Suicide Squad is slated for release in 2016, the same year as the highly anticipated film, “Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice!”

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Marvel Under Attack? New Facebook Leak & Google Case has Marvel Studios up in arms!

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Somebody’s getting fired! Beyoncè made the phrase famous at a concert and Marvel took notice. The popular publishing company is FURIOUS over the new Avengers; Age of Ultron trailer leak. I sat at my computer about two weeks ago and watched the trailer in complete awe. That movie is definitely a must see on my summer 2015 list, as the last one was incredible. Anyways, I noticed that shortly after, the trailer was down on every site including my own. A few days later, it was back up. I didn’t think anything of it but apparently, it’s kind of a big deal.
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[Marvel asked for information on pseudonymous user] “John Gazelle,” who uploaded a version of the trailer to Google Drive. The judge agreed, telling Google to fork over the IP address of the person who uploaded the leaked file to Drive, as well as the IP addresses associated with the person’s Google+ and YouTube accounts. On November 18, Google will have to appear in court with that information. Since this initial leak, a Facebook user going by the handle Adoro Filmes, has posted footage from the upcoming home video release of Guardians of the Galaxy, including a sneak peek at Avengers: Age of Ultron, online.  Marvel has yet to file charges against Adoro. Nevertheless, this latest slew of pirating is yet another headache for the film company.
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This summer, a full-length version of the new Expendables movie leaked ahead of its release, and the movie was ultimately a flop. But a new Avengers movie is even bigger — certain to be the blockbuster event of the year — and Marvel doesn’t wants everything released outside its own schedule. I don’t blame them and honestly it’s a shame that people seriously leak these kinds of things. Actors and artists get paid off of their work, if hackers keep leaking things, people won’t be able to make a living. It has to be extremely frustrating for the publishing companies. I hope the person is caught and prosecuted, maybe these leaks will happen less since Marvel is taking action. No pun intended.

Bring On The Funny! Check Out an Exclusive Clip from “Horrible Bosses 2!”

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Hate your job? Hate your boss even more? Then I am sure you can relate all over again to the zany characters in “Horrible Bosses 2!” Yes Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis are back with a vengeance. In the 2011 film we all eagerly watched and silently agreed with our favorite guys that their overbearing and needy bosses needed to be taken down a peg! This time around, the guys have banded together to become entrepreneurs and their own bosses. Things seem to be going great until their investor hoodwinks them and steals their company right from under them. Desperate to get it back and even with him, they kidnap his adult son and hold him for ransom!

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SpongeBob Squarepants Is Back–and Out of Water!?

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2015 is already shaping up to be a stellar year for movies. Besides the major summer blockbusters ahead of us there are a few gems to keep us entertained during midwinter and spring. Everyone’s favorite “Nicktoon” is one of them! Yep, SpongeBob Squarepants is back on The Big Screen! Get ready for laughs, zaniness, craziness, and sheer joy as your favorite sea sponge and his motley crew of friends make an appearance on dry land!

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If you’re a true SpongeBob fan then you know this is not the fry cook’s first trip to dry land. It is, however, his first lengthy expedition and a truly humanoid form. If you might recall earlier when he ventured onto dry land to win a bet with Sandy Cheeks he looked like a regular household cleaning sponge. This time around SpongeBob, Sandy, Patrick, Squidward, and Mr. Krabs brave the surface world to retrieve the stolen Krabby Patty formula. There, they face an evil pirate. To take him down and save Bikini Bottom from anarchy the quintet become superheroes and RIPPED! How SpongeBob and his friends will save the day is anybody’s guess, but you just know you will be laughing all the while.

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You can catch “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water” in theaters everywhere February 6, 2015. Check out the trailer below!

Contest Time! Enter For A Chance to win Passes to see “Beyond The Lights” on November 12th!

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Gina Prince-Bythewood, the director of “Love & Basketball” is back and with a guaranteed hit movie for audiences everywhere. Relativity Media has teamed up with Kontrol Magazine to allow two lucky people the chance of a lifetime–two tickets to November 12th’s advanced screening of “Beyond The Lights” at Regal Cinema Perimeter Point (1155 Mt Vernon Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30338)! Readers can go to http://www.relativityscreenings.com/main/sweepstakes/KontrolMagBTL .

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“Beyond The Lights” is the thrilling  story of Noni Jean, the music world’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame leave her dangling from  the edge–literally– until she meets Kaz Nicol, a young cop with dreams of becoming a politician, who’s been assigned to her detail. The two are almost instantly drawn to one another. Noni and Kaz fall fast and hard, despite the protests of those around them who urge them to put their career ambitions ahead of their romance. Interestingly, it is ultimately Kaz’s love and devotion to her that gives Noni the courage to find her own voice and break free to become the artist she was always meant to be.

Matthew McConaughey goes the distance in “Interstellar!”

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Matthew MCConaughey is probably one of the most versatile A-List actors in Hollywood. Whether he’s the ring leader of a pack of bum male strippers, an AIDS victims smuggling medication across the border, or playing himself in a “Sex & The City” cameo; he is always the master of his craft. Well now Matthew is back and with an impressive film, “Interstellar.” The film features Matthew leading a band of space travelers through a wormhole to a habitable planet. As you may have surmised Earth is dying and if humanity is to be saved then another world must become their new home.

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“Interstellar” promises to be an epic science fiction film. Directed by Christopher Nolan (“The Dark Knight” trilogy, Inception, etc.) the film was uniquely produced by Paramount, Legendary, and Warner Bros. studios. A joint venture between rivaling studios is rare indeed, but three studios is truly unheard of. From the trailer we can see the film will be visually stunning showcasing what appear to be extraterrestrial landscapes and environments. Besides Matthew, the rest of the cast is rounded out with some pretty amazing actors; Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Cain. Last year’s space hit, “Gravity,” starring Sandra Bullock was a big hit. I am sure this film will surpass that. There is a lot invested in this film. Interestingly, theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, whose works inspired the film, is an executive producer and scientific consultant for the film. This interest in real science is impressive and pushes what was once sci-fi to the true scientifically possible! You can catch “Interstellar” in theaters nationwide November 7th.

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