Entertainment

Be Part Of Pacific Rim With Your Own Artwork

With Pacific Rim Uprising set to release on Digital June 5th, and arriving on Blu-ray/DVD June 19th, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has partnered with the online art community Deviant Art to host a “Create Your Jaeger to Battle Kaiju in your HomeTown” global art contest.

The concept is for artists around the world to create their own Jaeger and place it where they live, anyplace in the world, a key landmark, back of a house, near a famous statue, etc. Jaegers can be inserted into a photo or can be artistically recreated.

To kickoff the contest, Pacific Rim Uprising Director Steven S. DeKnight is participated in a livestream today to talk about the contest and share his own creative process for making the film. You can view the FB Live video here:

Your last name may not be Pentecost, but you can still help avert the apocalypse. Pacific Rim Uprising will be available via download on June 5 and on Blu-ray/DVD June 19, 2018. To celebrate, we want to see what your Jaeger would look like on your turf and give you prizes for it!

Create your own Jaeger and place it where you live, anyplace in the world you may be–maybe it’s posing in your actual backyard, protecting the town square, or defending a local landmark. There are tons of options! Your Jaeger can be inserted into a photo or you can artistically recreate the location.

First, Second, and Third Place winners will be chosen by Steven S. DeKnight, Director of Pacific Rim Uprising!

Bring Home The Action Of Red Sparrow

Who can you trust? Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents a suspense-driven spy drama RED SPARROW available on Digital and Movies Anywhere today. It comes out tomorrow, May 22nd on Blu-ray!

In this international spy thriller, Academy Award® Winner Jennifer Lawrence is Dominika, a former ballerina forced to enter Sparrow School, a secret government program that thrusts her into a treacherous espionage game between Russia and the CIA. She emerges trained as a lethal agent, but is trapped in a world she desperately wants to escape. Red Sparrow “twists and turns until the shocking conclusion” (Andrew Freund, Dish Nation, FOX-TV) – you will not see coming.

Director Francis Lawrence (Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2) reunites with in this edge-of-your-seat spy thriller. RED SPARROW includes over 90 minutes of bonus material that takes you inside the making of the film, exploring real-life source material with the author, cast commentary, deleted scenes and much more.

The special features include:

  • A New Cold War: Origination and Adaptation
  • Agents Provocateurs: The Ensemble Cast
  • Tradecraft: Visual Authenticity
  • Heart of the Tempest: On Location
  • Welcome to Sparrow School: Ballet and Stunts
  • A Puzzle of Need: Post-Production
  • Director Commentary by Francis Lawrence
  • 10 Deleted Scenes (With Optional Commentary by Francis Lawrence)
  • Movies Anywhere Digital Code

Game of Thrones Cersei Lannister Collectible Figure Available for Pre-Order From HBO

Three Zero and HBO Licensing & Retail bring you the highly-accurate, realistic likeness to Cersei Lannister in a beautifully crafted 16th scale collectible action figure.

This carefully designed collectible, from the acclaimed Emmy award-winning HBO series, will be available for pre-order on May 23, 2018. The Cersei Lannister 1/6th Scale Collectible Figuredepicts Cersei in the iconic black dress she wore during her coronation as Queen of the Seven Kingdoms in the season six finale. Each figure is intricately detailed with a crown, GemFire ring, armor, and exchangeable hands.

About Game of Thrones Cersei Lannister 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure

  • 11 inches (~28 cm) tall articulated figure featuring tailored clothing
  • Tailored coronation gown and decor
  • Finely-detailed decoration and textures
  • Shoulder Armor
  • Crowns
  • Exchangeable hands
  • 2 pair relaxed

The “Iron Throne” pictured is not included with the product.

Yippee Ki-yay Celebrate 30 Years Of Die-Hard

One of the most thrilling films of all time has to be Die-Hard. From memorable lines to iconic moments you will always sit down to watch John McClane save his wife and others at Nakatomi Corporation building. Now you can watch it with the 30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray!

It’s Christmas time in L.A., and there’s an employee party in progress on the 30th floor of the Nakatomi Corporation building. The revelry comes to a violent end when the partygoers are taken hostage by a group of terrorists headed by Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman), who plan to steal the 600 million dollars locked in Nakatomi’s high-tech safe. In truth, Gruber and his henchmen are only pretending to be politically motivated to throw the authorities off track; also in truth, Gruber has no intention of allowing anyone to get out of the building alive. Meanwhile, New York cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) has come to L.A. to visit his estranged wife, Holly (Bonnie Bedelia), who happens to be one of the hostages. Disregarding the orders of the authorities surrounding the building, McClane, who fears nothing (except heights), takes on the villains, armed with one handgun and plenty of chutzpah. Until Die Hard came along, Bruce Willis was merely that wisecracking guy on Moonlighting. After the film’s profits started rolling in, Willis found himself one of the highest-paid and most sought-after leading men in Hollywood.

Brace Yourself For This Kevin Hart And MTN Dew Team Up

Kevin Hart is everywhere. How does he have all that energy? Well wonder no more, as the new “Give your Head a MTN DEW KICKSTART” campaign ventures inside the head of Kevin Hart – literally. Fresh off the announcement that Hart will be starring in the remake of ‘Uptown Saturday Night’, the commercials mark the first time we see Kevin, the face of the brand, in a DEW spot.

In the three :15 spots, Kevin showcases how he pumps himself up with a refreshing boost of Mtn Dew Kickstart, and  – spoiler alert – it involves a heavy duty, green motorcycle and WWE Hall of Fame Legend, “Mean” Gene Okerlund. As if getting a peek into the inner workings of Kevin’s head isn’t already cool enough – Mtn Dew Kickstart is now available in 11 awesome flavors, providing a great-tasting, refreshing boost.

Sip Like A Royal For The Upcoming Wedding

The Royal Wedding is happening this weekend on May 19th. Here in the states some of us will be watching it online, on TV or on social media. As you prepare to celebrate with your friends why not have some fun Crown Royal cocktails at your party.

Here are few that you can enjoy responsibly with your friends.

Tie The Knot

1.5 OZ. CROWN ROYAL DELUXE

.5 OZ. HONEY

.75 OZ. GRAPEFRUIT JUICE

Directions: Place Crown Royal Deluxe, honey and grapefruit juice in a shaker tin. Add ice and shake. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.

Here Comes The Bride

1.5 OZ. CROWN ROYAL VANILLA

4 OZ. COLD BREW

.5 OZ. SIMPLE SYRUP

Directions: Add Crown Royal Vanilla, cold brew and simple syrup to an ice-filled highball glass and stir.

unVEIL

1.5 OZ. CROWN ROYAL XO

.25 OZ. MAPLE SYRUP

Directions: Add Crown Royal XO and maple syrup to a rocks glass. Add ice and stir.

If you are looking for something lighter why not have some English-inspired tea and coffee set-ups from Keurig that can be created last-minute and are perfect for guests to self-serve.

Royal Wedding Coffee & Tea Bar Ideas:

1.        Serve coffee and tea in a fun mug. We’re certain it will taste better this way.

2.        Pair donuts with coffee. Bonus points if you create a donut pyramid.

3.        Ditch the spoon for wedding-themed coffee & tea stirrers.

4.        Add some royal flair to pastries with British toothpick flags.

Make it easy to serve both coffee and tea. We’re partial to the newest coffee maker from Keurig, the  K-Elite Single Serve Coffee Maker: where bold style meets bold flavor. You can can visit Keurig.com for savings, including 15% off Pods.

Budweiser Puts The Spotlight On NBA Players Biggest Fans

Budweiser are putting the spotlight on NBA players’ moms for Mother’s Day.  Budweiser recognizes that behind almost every amazing NBA player, sitting front row at every game, there exists the real MVP: their mom. We wanted to share a new Budweiser video created just for this occasion called “Mother’s Day Tribute: This Bud’s For The Real MVPs” that will air this weekend on TV. The video features Kevin Durant’s mother, Wanda, delivering a voice-over of motherly advice juxtaposed by the on-court action.

Check out the video below.

Black Panther Is Out Now On Digital And Blu-ray May 15th

Fans can bring home Black Panther now on Digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere today and on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on May 15. The film is packed with light-hearted fun, pulse-pounding action and a powerful message.

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” is a global cultural phenomenon that has thrilled and inspired generations of moviegoers around the globe. “Black Panther” is the highly celebrated story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), a young African prince who takes on the mantle of King and Super Hero. The film has dominated the box office charts emerging as the third biggest movie of all time domestically with over $665 million.

Through the 4K Cinematic Universe Edition of “Black Panther,” fans will experience the exhilarating adventure in stunning 4K Ultra HD with next-generation high dynamic range (HDR) visuals and Dolby Atmos immersive audio. Disc extras include never-before-seen commentary from director Ryan Coogler; deleted scenes; outtakes; and several making-of featurettes, which detail the Black Panther’s evolution, the remarkable women of Wakanda, the history of T’Challa’s proud nation, and the cosmic origin and technological applications of vibranium. Also included are a roundtable discussion with “Black Panther” filmmakers and writers; a featurette tracing the countless connections between heroes, characters and storylines within the Marvel Cinematic Universe; and an exclusive sneak peek at “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”

Bulleit Puts The Spotlight On Upcoming Artists

From newly discovered talents to the most influential figures of the 20th century, Frieze New York 2018 showcases the best of what’s happening in the international art world. It also sets the stage for the latest collaborative project from Bulleit Frontier Whiskey, where artist and actor Aldis Hodge, New York artists Taylor McKimens and Tara McPherson and thousands of fair goers will celebrate their frontier spirit by creating Impressions artwork inspired by the iconic Bulleit bottle.

For its latest Frontier Works collaboration, Bulleit has partnered with local artists in communities around the country to create Bulleit Bottle Impressions. Whether charcoal, paint or chocolate, artists create their pieces by laying paper on top of the Bulleit bottle and using their medium of choice to create an impression by pressing down on the bottle’s raised lettering.

As part of its partnership with Frieze Art Fair, Bulleit is now inviting adult visitors at Frieze New York to join in the project by tagging photos of their own Impressions artwork on Instagram using #FrontierWorks. Festival attendees will also have the opportunity to create their own Impression in the Bulleit Whiskey Lounge at Randall’s Island Park May 3-6.  Select consumer-submitted Impressions using #FrontierWorks will be featured as part of the Bulleit Frontier Works: Bottle Impression project later this summer.

“Bulleit is a whiskey living on the edge of culture, making an impact by uniting the imaginations of frontiersmen and women who challenge the status quo every day,” said Ed Bello, US & Global Brand Director for Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. “Bulleit Frontier Works: Bottle Impressions celebrates and brings to life the frontier spirit of artistic expression in all of us.”

To further celebrate these collaborations, Bulleit worked with local artists across the country to transform their Impressions into unique works of art. Contributors to-date include: Christina Mrozik and Zach Johnsen whose artwork debuted at Soul’d Out in Portland and Ryan Duggan and CHema Skandal! whose artwork was launched at One of Kind Festival in Chicago. Taylor McKimens and Tara McPherson’s artwork is currently displayed throughout New York and will be showcased at Frieze New York.

Marvel Releases Latest Ant-Man and The Wasp

Marvel just released the latest trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp. From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes Ant-Man and the Wasp, a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink. In the aftermath of Captain America, Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside the Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from the past.

Ant-Man and the Wasp is directed by Peyton Reed and stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Tip “T.I.” Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John Kamen, Abby Ryder-Fortson, Randall Park, with Michelle Pfeiffer, with Laurence Fishburne and Michael Douglas.

Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp opens in theaters everywhere on July 6th!