The Originals: “The Bloody Crown” Finale Review

The Originals
 
Season 3 | Episode 22
 
Hey guys!! Keisha and I got together to discuss the Season 3 Finale of The Originals, which was nothing short of amazing!  The episode aired on Friday, May 20 and was called, “The Bloody Crown.”
 
SYNOPSIS: After months of thwarting off dangerous threats and deadly attacks, the Mikaelson siblings finally come face to face with the one person that could lead to their ultimate demise. With the stakes higher than ever and the compound overrun by an army of his oldest sworn enemies, Klaus is put on trial for centuries of atrocities he’s committed. Meanwhile, Marcel, who has been spiraling out of control following an act of betrayal by those closest to him, is stunned by the unexpected arrival of someone from his past. Finally, Elijah, Freya and Kol frantically search for a way to save their family before it’s too late. Hayley and Vincent also appear.
 
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Enter to Win! 13 Hours The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi – DVD Giveaway

13Hours_Combo_BRD_3DFROM DIRECTOR MICHAEL BAY COMES A GRIPPING AND ACTION-PACKED STORY OF COURAGE

Intense True Story Arrives on Digital HD May 24, 2016
Own it on Blu-ray Combo Pack June 7

 

 HOLLYWOOD, Calif.  – Hailed as “powerful” (Kyle Smith, New York Post), “engrossing” (Soren Andersen, Seattle Times) and “full of explosive action” (Dan Casey, Nerdist), director Michael Bay’s remarkable 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand June 7, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD May 24.

13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI tells the incredible true story of six elite ex-military operators who fought to protect the CIA against overwhelming odds when terrorists attacked a U.S. diplomatic compound on September 11, 2012.  The film stars John Krasinski (TV’s “The Office”), James Badge Dale (World War Z) and Pablo Schreiber (TV’s “Orange is the New Black”), and is based on the nonfiction novel 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi by New York Times best-selling author Mitchell Zuckoff with the members of the Annex Security Team

The 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI three-disc Blu-ray Combo Pack with Digital HD includes an hour of bonus content featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the six ex-military operators recounting the extraordinary detail involved in recreating the events from the attack. Plus, join the cast and crew as they highlight the filmmaking process and how director Michael Bay brought the film to life.

The Blu-ray containing the feature film is encoded in Dolby TrueHD and features a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack* remixed specifically for the home theater environment. Dolby Atmos delivers captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive all around the audience.

 

13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI Blu-ray Combo Pack

The 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI Blu-ray containing the feature film is presented in 1080p high definition with English Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD compatible), English 5.1 Discrete Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Discrete Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  The Blu-ray containing the special features is presented in 1080p high definition with English 2.0 Dolby Digital and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:

 

Disc #1 – Blu-ray

  • Feature film in high definition

Disc #2 – Blu-ray

  • For the Record: Finding the Truth Amid the Noise
  • Uncovering Benghazi’s Secret Soldiers
  • Preparing for Battle: Behind the Scenes of 13 Hours

Disc #3 – DVD

  • Feature film in standard definition

 

The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital HD Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies.  With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.

 

13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI Single-Disc DVD

The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.

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Paramount Pictures presents a 3 Arts Entertainment/Bay Films production of a Michael Bay film: “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.”  Music by Lorne Balfe.  Executive music producer Hans Zimmer.  Produced by Erwin Stoff, p.g.a. and Michael Bay, p.g.a.   Based on the book “13 Hours” by Mitchell Zuckoff and members of the Annex Security Team.  Screenplay by Chuck Hogan.  Directed by Michael Bay.

@Thisfunktional talks with Rosie Rivera, Diego Mendel about ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Boots

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Jesus, @thisfunktional of Thisfunktional.com, talks with entrepreneurr Rosie Rivera and designer Diego Mendel about the special edition “Alice Through the Looking Glass” boots from the Jenni Rivera Footwear line.

Rivera talks about the opportunity to collaborate with Disney and Mendel, Mendel talks about the inspiration behind the design of the boot and the several concepts he came to Rosie Rivera with.

“Alice Through the Looking Glass” Opens in theaters May 27.

Visit JenniRiveraFashion.com for “Alice Through the Looking Glass” Boots contest details.

@Thisfunktional movie review: THE BOY

For months, bad reviews of “The Boy” made the movie seem like a horrible movie that should have never been made, then it comes out on DVD/Blu-ray and I find it delightful.

“The Boy” tells a fantastically twisted story which, even when knowing the ending, jars the mind and fools audiences.

American nanny Greta Evans, played by Lauren Cohan, travels to England for a baby position taking care of Brahms, a doll.

Cohan is fantastic in swaying the audience with her emotion. The ability to subtly change the feel of the character in such a natural way helps bring forth a human aspect which can be identified with.

As she comes to be aware that what she thought was a child the child is actually a doll, she is introduced to local market delivery boy Malcolm, played by Rupert Evans, and the Brahms parents.

Evans can come off as oblivious and frightened, but that just may be what someone in his character’s position would be. Not the best of this movie, but an enjoyable addition.

As Greta neglects the doll supernatural occurrences begin, which are unexplained.

The manner in which this is all treated leads one way just to be jolted in a different direction and leaves the audience jumping in their seat.

The brilliant part of the film is that time and time again it plays on the human appeal and on the unexplained.

There are many movies which have a possessed doll and rely on jump scares to bring enjoyment, but what this movie does is play on the gullibility of humans to keep the scenes moving forward with the audience interest.

Before this sounds like an overly glorifying review, all the trouble happens starting with the big twist reveal. It gets to the point where it turns from a well anchored psychological thriller to a cheesy payoff.

The ending is jumbled to the point where it because confusing.

The manner in which Greta resolves the conflict just haunt the movie enough to be cliche and the plot’s downfall.

I give this horror movie a 4 out of 5 Popcorns. The acting is good, the story is great, but it loses what makes the movie great as it gets to the end. It’s definitely a movie to watch because it is by far entertaining and one of the most chilling movies to come out in 2016 thus far.

– Jesus Figueroa

THE 1975 TOUR | Review

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Hey music fans!!  I’m back with another tour review and I’m excited about this one!

My niece introduced me to The 1975 a while back and I really enjoyed listening to them.  For Christmas this past year, her mom and I surprised her with tickets to see them live for the first time.  She was stoked (and so was I!), but had to wait until May 11 for the show. Talk about torture!

Anyway, last night was the show and it was held at Bayfront Park Amphitheater in Downtown Miami.  I’d never been to the venue, but I’d definitely go there again!

If you’re not familiar with The 1975, here’s a bit of info about them:

Hailing from Manchester, U.K., The 1975 is an alternative rock band clearly influenced by a wide range of musical styles.  The band consists of Matt Healy (lead singer and guitarist), George Daniel (drums, backing vocals), Adam Hann (guitar, keyboards, backing vocals) and Ross MacDonald (bass, keyboard, backing vocals).  After releasing three EP’s over the course of their musical career, the band released their self-titled debut album, The 1975, in 2013 and their latest album, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware, in 2016.

The show started at about 8 pm with Wolf Alice and The Japanese House as opening acts.  The 1975 came out and played non-stop until the very end.  Unfortunately, their drummer (George) was unable to play due to a broken shoulder, but the drummer from one of their opening acts saved the day and did a great job!  The sound at the venue was great, the crowd was energetic and the band seemed to play off of that.  One couple even got engaged during fallingforyou, which was cute.  Even the stage setup was great.  They had huge screens that lit up behind them to cover the entire stage, with their signature rectangles floating above them.  To sum it up, the show was great and I would definitely see them live again.

You can check out the setlist for the Miami show (May 11, 2016) below:

Love Me
UGH!
Heart Out
So Far (It’s Alright)
A Change of Heart
She’s American
Anobrain
Menswear
Loving Someone
Me
fallingforyou
Somebody Else
An Encounter
Robbers
You
Paris
Girls

Encore:

If I Believe You
Chocolate
The Sound
Sex


If you’re thinking of heading out to see them live (DO IT!!!), you can find the rest of their tour dates HERE.

#PonleAcento | Adrián González debuts MLB Jersey with proper last name spelling

After 16 years in the big leagues Gold Glove Dodger’s first basemen Adrián González stepped up to the plate with his last name properly spelled for the first time during Monday’s (5/9/16) home game at Dodger Stadium. González has added an accent mark to the “a” in his last name and in an effort to inspire other Latinos within the MLB to do the same González challenged teammate Kiké Hernández prior to the game. Hernández has also joined González and was debuting a new jersey inspired by #PonleAcento.

González may have taken one of the first steps to create this movement but now he invites other Latino MLB players to join the #PonleAcento movement. Let us know if you can share this on your blog and or social media!

Below is the official Tweet Adrián González posted yesterday:

https://twitter.com/Adrian_ElTitan/status/729806232123367424

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To learn more about the #PonleAcento movement, follow Adrián González on social media.

Facebook: Facebook.com/Adrian-Gonzelez-1705064106441778
Instagram: @adrian_eltitan
Twitter: @adrian_eltitan
Snapchat: Adrian_eltitan

Mike ‘The Movie Guy’ Movie Review: Bite

Movie fans!! Horror fans! I check it out…it’s called…


Before I talk BITE – here’s a little info in the movie first…BITE is NOW open in select U.S. Theaters, and all major VOD and On Demand platforms – so after watching the trailer or reading my review – – you can find and watch it there. 😉

NOW…what did I think of the slimy, horror flick they call BITE?!

👉 I thought it was alright. I thought the trailer was freakier though.

Bite

👍 I thought it had a cool story I could relate to. 😳 I actually frequent Costa Rica…soooo after watching this…I told the wifey, “Well. I’m not swimming in any water there NO MO!!” 😂

👍 I liked the special effects in the movie. I bet it was real fun making this flick…all those eggs…all that slim. 😳

Bite

👎 For me…it had a slow start. It felt like forever to get really going…but when it finally does. OH Crap! There’s this one “Stomp the Yard” part….DAMNN! The last 15-20 minutes. 👌

Overall all…I thought it was a good morning. Glad it had dope payoff. Question is…will there be a Part 2?! 😳

I give BITE…3 out of 5 popcorns!

Mike “The Movie Guy” Pierce
http://iwatchmike.com