Brand new character posters from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

New character posters featuring Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), Captain Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), Director Orson Krennic (Ben Mendelsohn), Chirrut Îmwe (Donnie Yen), K-2SO (Alan Tudyk), Bodhi Rook (Riz Ahmed), with Baze Malbus (Jiang Wen) and Saw Gerrera (Forest Whitaker), from “ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY” now available.

is in U.S. theaters December 16 in 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D
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@Thisfunktional Podcast – MOVIES – @BrianSeneMarc NERVE

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actor Brian sene Marc talks with Jesus, @Thisfunktional of, about being part of “Nerve.”

Marc talks about being part of the incredible cast, how it felt to play a character who is stuck between being the good guy and bad guy and how much of a fist taker he is.

“Nerve” is out on Digital HD now and will be out on Blu-ray and DVD on Oct. 25.

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Photos from LAID IN AMERICA’s Red Carpet Premiere

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Despite some rain delays, “Laid In America” continued on with a red carpet premiere which had many YouTube sensations walking the carpet and showing their support.

The party was wasn’t going to be rained out, fans, youtube stars and celebrities celebrated the release of “Laid In America” at Universal Studios CityWalk with a large party for everyone there.

“Laid In America” is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.

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Thisfunktional Contest: NERVE on Blu-ray, Are You a Watcher of a Player?

Thisfunktional is definitely a PLAYER in the scheme of things, in “Nerve” the players go to extremes and the waters pay to watch.

“Nerve” on Digital HD Oct. 11 and Blu-rayTM and DVD Oct. 25.

Those of you who follow @Thisfunktional on social media already know that I have gotten my copy of the movie and that I will be giving away 5 (five) copies to 5 lucky winners.

A few people have already entered and I think I will for certain be giving two copies for those who have already entered.

The movie is great and those of you looking to enter for a chance to win should head over to follow @Thisfunktional on social media for the best way to enter and for more contests coming up. Social media people get a chance to enter soon.

Here’s how to win a pair of tickets:
On Twitter, follow and mention @Thisfunktional and let me know what is the best dare you have completed, make sure to include #Thisfunktional.

On instagram, follow and tag @thisfunktional and tag a friend with a screenshot of this post and #Thisfunktional.

On Snapchat, follow Thisfunktional and send a snap, tell me the best dare you have completed.

“Like” Thisfunktional on Facebook, send a message or post what has you most excited about this movie.

Finally, on on the right-hand sidebar at the top subscribe by entering your email in “subscribe to newsletter” and follow the instructions.

I will choose 6 winners. No repeat winners.

Disclaimer: Six winners will be chosen. Contest runs to Oct. 21, 2016 at noon PST. Winners will be notified on Oct 21, 2016 by 10 p.m PST with instructions on how to claim your prize. No purchase necessary. Prize provided by ThinkLatino.  Only open to the U.S., no PO Boxes or international addresses.

Emma Roberts (TV’s “Scream Queens”) and Dave Franco (Now You See Me franchise) star in Nerve, the suspense-filled romantic thriller for the Millennial generation, arriving on Digital HD on October 11 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand October 25 from Lionsgate. Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman (Catfish) with a screenplay by Jessica Sharzer (TV’s “American Horror Story”), Nerve captures the phenomenon of today’s social media climate where thousands of anonymous voices can determine the future of a few individuals. The film also features cameos from social media sensations The Fat Jewish, Arielle Vandenberg and Casey Neistat.

Industrious high school senior Vee (Emma Roberts) is tired of living life on the sidelines. Pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee teams up with a sly and charming competitor (Dave Franco) for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as Vee is caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition, the game takes a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading Vee into a high-stakes finale that will determine her entire future.The Nerve Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD give viewers the unique opportunity to experience being a WATCHER or a PLAYER. Upon launching the special features, viewers will choose either WATCHER or PLAYER mode. In WATCHER mode go behind the scenes with 15 “Creating Nerve” pods exploring the making of the film, “The Fat Jewish Gets Tattewish” featuring outtakes from Josh Ostrovsky (aka internet personality ‘The Fat Jewish’) in the tattoo shop, and “The Governor’s Ball Takeover” chronicling a game of dare played at the 2016 Governor’s Ball in New York.

Additionally, thrill-seeking viewers can choose the interactive PLAYER mode with an “Are You a Watcher or a Player” interactive quiz, the “Do You Have the Nerve?” Game, for viewers looking for more of an adrenaline rush and Player Profiles of the top six Nerve players. The Nerve Blu-ray also includes an immersive DTS:X audio track that replicates and conveys the fluid movement of sound to create a richer soundscape than previously possible by moving sound to precisely where the mixer placed it. The Nerve DVD includes only the content featured in the WATCHER mode. Nerve will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD for $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

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Thisfunktional Podcast- TV – Mary E. Kennedy SHAMELESS

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actress Mary E. Kennedy talks with Jesus, @Thisfunktional of, about coming into Season 7 of “Shameless” as “New Fiona.”

Kennedy talks about feeling welcomed by the cast coming on set for the first time for season 7, the quick turnaround from auditioning to being on set and how her character fits in to the “Shameless” universe.

“New Fiona” is introduced to “Shameless” season 7 on Oct. 16 at 9 p.m. on Showtime.

Mary E. Kennedy can also be seen on “Shattered” soon to be released.

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Check out the “FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM” four-minute featurette shown at the Global Fan Event on Oct. 13.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling.
Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) stars in the central role of wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four “Harry Potter” blockbusters.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures.
Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” also stars Katherine Waterston (“Steve Jobs,” “Inherent Vice”) as Tina, Tony Award winner Dan Fogler (“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”) as Jacob; Alison Sudol (“Dig,” “Transparent”) as Tina’s sister, Queenie; Ezra Miller (“Trainwreck”) as Credence; two-time Oscar nominee Samantha Morton (“In America,” “Sweet and Lowdown”) as Mary Lou; Oscar winner Jon Voight (“Coming Home,” TV’s “Ray Donovan”) as Henry Shaw, Sr.; Ron Perlman (the “Hellboy” films) as Gnarlak; Carmen Ejogo (“Selma”) as Seraphina; Jenn Murray (“Brooklyn”) as Chastity; young newcomer Faith Wood-Blagrove as Modesty; and Colin Farrell (“True Detective”) as Percival Graves.
The film marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, whose beloved Harry Potter books were adapted into the top-grossing film franchise of all time. Her script was inspired by the Hogwarts textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, written by her character Newt Scamander.
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ROGUE ONE Poster, Trailer

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure.

In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction.

This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.

Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers.

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” opens in U.S. theaters on Dec. 16.

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SHUT EYE Trailer Debut

HULU debuted the first trailer for their brand new original series “SHUT EYE,” which premieres Dec. 7.

Shut Eye takes a darkly comedic look at the underground world of Los Angeles storefront psychics and the organized crime syndicate that runs them.

The story revolves around a disgruntled player in the organization who finds his cynical world view challenged when he starts to experience visions that may or may not be real.

which premieres Dec. 7
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BLEED FOR THIS in Theaters Nov. 18

“BLEED FOR THIS” is the incredible true story of one of the most inspiring and unlikely comebacks in sports history.

Miles Teller (Whiplash, Divergent) stars as Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza, a local Providence boxer who shot to stardom after winning two world title fights.

After a near-fatal car accident leaves Vinny with a severed spine, he is told he may never walk again.

Against all odds and doctor’s orders, renowned trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart) agrees to help Vinny return to the ring just a year after the accident for what could be the last fight of his life.

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The Great Wall – New Trailer Debuts at New York Comic Con

The new trailer for Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures’ THE GREAT WALL has just debuted at New York Comic Con.


THE GREAT WALL – In Theaters February 17, 2017
Starring global superstar Matt Damon and directed by one of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers), Legendary’s The Great Wall tells the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure.  The first English-language production for Yimou is the largest film ever shot entirely in China.  The Great Wall also stars Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau.
The film will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures on February 17.
Genre: 3D Action-Thriller
Cast: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Kenny Lin, Junkai Wang, Zheng Kai, Cheney Chen, Xuan Huang and Andy Lau
Directed by: Zhang Yimou
Story by: Max Brooks and Edward Zwick & Marshall Herskovitz
Screenplay by: Carlo Bernard & Doug Miro and Tony Gilroy
Produced by: Thomas Tull, Charles Roven, Jon Jashni, Peter Loehr
Executive Producers: Jillian Share, Alex Gartner, La Peikang, Zhang Zhao, E. Bennett Walsh
Co-Producers: Eric Hedayat, Er Young, Alex Hedlund


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