WATCH: Teaser Trailer for LIFE ITSELF

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Amazon Studios debuted the new teaser trailer for LIFE ITSELF during the Season 2 finale of “This Is Us” on Tuesday night. The film is written and directed by “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman and stars Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Cooke, Laia Costa, Annette Bening and Antonio Banderas.

SYNOPSIS: LIFE ITSELF centers on a couple (Oscar Isaac and Olivia Wilde) which leads a multigenerational love story spanning both decades and continents, from the streets of New York to the Spanish countryside, and are all connected by a single event.

LIFE ITSELF hits theaters September 21

 

 

This Is Us – S1|E1: “Pilot” Review

Hey everyone! Sorry I’m posting a bit late. It’s been a crazy week between work, school AND my DIRECTV being out for a few days! In any case, here’s what I thought of NBC’s new Comedy Drama!

I. Loved. It. With weeks and weeks of buildup, this show was getting a ton of buzz and, from what I saw, it was all positive. The promos not only give viewers a glimpse of Milo Ventimiglia’a backside, but also the premise of the show…four characters that share the same birthday.

We’re introduced to Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and his wife, Rebecca (Mandy Moore). They’re a young couple who are about to be parents to triplets.

We also meet Kate (Chrissy Metz) who is a 36 year old woman struggling with her weight.

Randall (Sterling K. Brown) appears to be a very successful business man with a wife and two beautiful daughters. Apparently he’s been searching for his birth father, who left him as a newborn on the steps of a fire station.

Kevin (Justin Hartley) is the star of a TV series called The Man-ny and seems to be struggling with the fact that he’s turning 36.

How fabulous was Gerald McRaney playing Jack and Rebecca’s replacement doctor??

Now that the introductions are out of the way, let’s get to the episode! Jack, Kate, Randall and Kevin all share the same birthday and are all turning 36. The writing of this show is excellent and the cast is incredible. We now know the main characteristics of these characters and what will most likely drive their characters in the coming weeks. Randall will explore the relationship between himself and his father, Kate will try to lose weight and rediscover herself, Kevin will try to work through his existential crisis and Jack will learn how to father three children at once.

This show has promise and I definitely recommend it to TV watchers everywhere! I can’t wait to see where they take the character development in future episodes!

***If you haven’t seen the episode yet, please stop here because I want to talk about the plot twist at the end!***

Holy shish kabobs!! This is what we’ve been missing!! That plot twist at the end made my jaw drop…literally! They’re all related!!! I mean we were told that Kevin and Kate are twins, but Randall being their adopted brother & Jack being their father?!?! I’ve heard stories about people discovering the twist at different points, so I’m curious when you all did. I noticed it when the man offered Jack a cigarette in the hospital and lit one up in the hallway. Then the camera panned out to show people in 70s clothing. I mean how creative is that?? To show the past and the future on this parallel plane is an incredible concept and I can’t wait to see where they take it!

What did you all think of the episode? Are you hooked like I am? Let me know!

Disney’s ZOOTOPIA Screening Passes Giveaway

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Movie fans!! I’ve got screening passes for the upcoming Disney film…

This. Looks. Awesome!!! I can’t wait to see it – – – So…I’ve got screening passes for the following cities below. You better move fast – these will go fast!

Oh and one more thing. PLEASE REMEMBER that these passes are first come, first serve – – if you get passes – – – don’t be late to the screening – – kids sometimes don’t understand when a theater fills up – – that no one else is allowed inside the theater. 🙂

Good? Goooooooood.

ZOOTOPIA

Monday, February 29

7:30PM

LOS ANGELES – AMC Burbank 16: http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/893842

PHOENIX – AMC Westgate 20: http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/174097

HOUSTON – AMC Gulfpointe 30: http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/671496

DALLAS – AMC Northpark: http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/990882

SAN ANTONIO – Santikos Silverado: http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/543478

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THIS PROMOTION WILL END ALL OF THE PASSES ARE GONE. No purchase necessary. No one will be admitted late into the movie. Theatre and promoter are not responsible for overbooking. It is our sole discretion at any time to refuse, revoke or limit admission. Only one contest entry per person. Only U.S. residents over the age of 18 are eligible to participate and win. Movie passes do not guarantee entry. Please read screening ticket for all rules.

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ZOOTOPIA – In Theaters March 4, 2016

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