Do you want to be an X-MEN for a day?

WHITE CASTLE® AND TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX OFFER FANS A CHANCE
TO BECOME AN X-MEN FOR A DAY
Customers invited to try new X-Men themed spicy menu items and enter sweepstakes to win trip to NYC

x-men-apocalypse-posterCOLUMBUS, Ohio – White Castle, America’s first fast food hamburger chain, is partnering with Twentieth  Century Fox Home Entertainment to host an X-Men themed sweepstakes, timed to Digital HD release of X-Men: Apocalypse on September 9, 2016. One lucky winner will receive a three-night trip for two to New York City and the opportunity to meet with a team of Hollywood special effects artists to transform into his or her favorite X-Men character, including a photo shoot to capture the memorable moment.

“Most people have a favorite super hero. But, what if they had the chance to actually become their favorite super hero for a day? With this fun sweepstakes, they can,” said Jamie Richardson, vice president of White Castle.. “We encourage all of our Cravers, near and far, to apply.”

Those who purchase a medium or large soft drink in-store, or a specially marked White Castle Slider six-pack in retail locations, will receive a scratch off card for a chance to win a trip for two to New York City to “Be an X-Men for a Day” and thousands of other White Castle and X-Men instant win prizes. The grand prize pack includes a professional photo shoot, airfare and three nights in a Manhattan hotel.

The sweepstakes opened on August 25 and will run until December 31, 2016, or while game pieces last. The grand prizewinner will be selected by January 31, 2017. No purchase is necessary to win. For rules and regulations, please visit   www.whitecastlesweeps.com.

In addition to the sweepstakes, White Castle customers and X-Men fans can try a new spicy Slider lineup that includes:

  • The Ghost Pepper Cheese Slider, an Original Slider with fiery ghost pepper cheese
  • The X-Treme Ghost Pepper Cheese Slider, an Original Slider with ghost pepper cheese, crispy onion chips and chipotle mayo
  • The Apocalyptic Waffle Slider, a Belgian Waffle Slider with a fresh-cracked egg, spicy chorizo sausage and ghost pepper cheese

To complement the Sliders, customers can also try the Mutant Loaded Fries – crinkle cut fries topped with onion chips, cheese sauce, barbeque sauce and sprinkled with bacon crumbles.

“You have to be brave to handle ghost pepper, and our new ‘X-Treme’ menu offerings will certainly put our Cravers’ taste buds to the test. They aren’t for the faint of heart,” said Richardson. “We have a feeling the Slider trio and the Mutant Loaded Fries are going to be a hit, and each menu item is designed to bring out everyone’s inner super hero.”

Cravers are encouraged to try the menu items and share their experiences on social media, using the hashtag #HowBraveIsYourCrave. And for a special deal, those who order an X-Men: Apocalypse Crave Case online during the promotion period can receive $5 off, using the promo code XMEN.

For more information, visit www.whitecastle.com.

STAR WARS “Rogue One” Sneak Peek Trailer

Rogue One poster Dec 2016

 

Today in London, Gareth Edwards (Director) and Kathleen Kennedy (Producer) kicked off Star Wars Celebration with an exclusive new look at ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. They welcomed surprise special guests from the film: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen, Forest Whitaker, John Knoll, Executive Producer and Kiri Hart, Head of Story. The talented team of filmmakers and actors shared a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming film and debuted a brand-new teaser poster.

 

 

 

Check out the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story “Celebration Reel”

 

Free Summer Kids Shows at Cobb Theatres Wesley Chapel

Cobb Theatres at the Grove Wesley Chapel, Florida is having a summer program of movie fun for kiddies.  Offering Free admission to movies like the resent “Norm of the North”, “Minions”,  “The Sponge Bob Movie: Sponge out of Water”, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”, and “Smurf’s 2” and many many more all summer long. And there’s some animated kids movies from the past that are up on the big screen for excellent viewing like “Shark Tale”, “Happy Feet”, and “Dr. Seuss: Horton Hears a Who!”

Cobb Kids Summer Shows 2016 Grove Wesley Chapel

Cobb Grove 16 Theaters is located at 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd, in Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544, (813) 948-5444

Check your local listings or go to the CobbTheatres.com web site for other Cobb Theatres hosting Free Summer Kids Shows
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“NERVE” coming to theaters in July

Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico [Emma Roberts], has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds herself caught up in the thrill of the adrenaline-fueled competition partnered with a mysterious stranger [Dave Franco], the game begins to take a sinister turn with increasingly dangerous acts, leading her into a high stakes finale that will determine her entire future.

 

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Deadpool Now Available on Digital HD

If you haven’t heard the Highest Grossing film in America is now available on Digital HD.  You can relive the experience or see it for the first time by digital download from several sights including Amazon bit.ly/deadpoolfunsack

DEADPOOL Ryan Reynolds is Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL. Photo Credit: Joe Lederer TM & © 2015 Marvel & Subs.  TM and © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  All rights reserved.
DEADPOOL
Ryan Reynolds is Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL.
Photo Credit: Joe Lederer
TM & © 2015 Marvel & Subs.  TM and © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  All rights reserved.

 

 

 

Game of Thrones Steelbook Collector Goodies Coming

got_dvds-234x300Rejoice GoT fans for season six of Game of Thrones is upon us (April 24), and more news of goodies for fans of the show has surfaced. The most-watched HBO original series and best-selling TV on DVD title for the past five years, is now releasing in collectible Steelbook packaging. Following the release of Steelbook Seasons 1 and 2 this past fall, the collection continues, with seasons 3 and 4 releasing in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray set with the revolutionary new audio technology Dolby Atmos. Read more

Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness Coming to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

Paramount Home Media Distribution announced today that director J.J. Abrams’ global blockbusters STAR TREK and STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS will be the studio’s first two titles released on the new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format.  The releases coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise in 2016.  4K UHD represents the next evolution in home entertainment, offering four times the resolution and more than double the number of colors available with full HD.  In addition, these spectacular 4K UHD releases deliver exceptional vibrancy and contrast through High Dynamic Range technology, which reveals hidden details and shades of color that more closely mimic real life.

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“Alice Through the Looking Glass” Trailer

Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter in a scene from Alice Through the Looking Glass
Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter in a scene from Alice Through the Looking Glass

Alice Kingsleigh (Mia Wasikowska) has spent the past few years following in her father’s footsteps and sailing the high seas. Upon her return to London, she comes across a magical looking glass and returns to the fantastical realm of Underland and her friends the White Rabbit (Martin Sheen), Absolem (Alan Rickman), the Cheshire Cat (Fry) and the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp), who is not himself. The Hatter has lost his Muchness, so Mirana (Anne Hathaway) sends Alice on a quest to borrow the Chronosphere, a metallic globe inside the chamber of the Grand Clock which powers all time. Returning to the past, she comes across friends – and enemies – at different points in their lives, and embarks on a perilous race to save the Hatter before time runs out.

Presented in Digital 3D™, Real D 3D and IMAX® 3D, Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” opens in U.S. theaters on May 27, 2016.

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Game of Thrones Season 5 Available March 15th

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The much awaited release of “Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season” will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on March 15th with all the adventure and excitement of the former sequels. Winner of 12 Emmy® Awards (the most of any series in one year) and a Guinness World Record holder for the largest simultaneous broadcast of a TV drama (in 173 countries and territories worldwide), the 5th season is poised to be the most sought after video of the year.

Read our critic’s review of “Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season” in Aced Magazine coming soon.

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“SING” The Movie’s Official Trailer

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Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon ( voice of Matthew McConaughey), a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist—okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel—who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.

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Star Wars VIII and Pirates 5 set opening dates

Star Wars: Episode VIII, originally scheduled for release on May 26, 2017, will now debut on December 15, 2017. The move follows the extraordinary success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was the first Star Wars movie to premiere in December. In the popular holiday moviegoing corridor, it smashed numerous records, including biggest domestic and global debuts of all time as well as the biggest domestic second and third weekends, en route to becoming the highest grossing domestic release of all time with over $861M and the third biggest global release ever with $1.887B.

Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Star Wars: Episode VIII is currently in pre-production and will begin principal photography in London next month. Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman will produce and J.J. Abrams, Tom Karnowski, and Jason McGatlin will executive produce. Stay tuned to StarWars.com for exciting updates in the coming weeks.

With Star Wars: Episode VIII jumping to December, Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will set sail on May 26, 2017, from its previously scheduled July 7, 2017, berth. The blockbuster franchise’s previous installment, the $1B-grossing Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, also debuted in late May.

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow with Geoffrey Rush back on board as Barbossa, Orlando Bloom resurfacing as Will Turner, and a terrifying new adversary, Captain Salazar, played by Javier Bardem, in the mix. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, the film is currently in post-production.

Something for the Kiddies “Trolls”

Anna Kendrick voices Poppy in DreamWorksTrolls.DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS is an irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music! From the genius creators of SHREK, TROLLS stars Anna Kendrick as Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, played by Justin Timberlake. Together, this unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known.

TROLLS

Release: November 4, 2016

Director: Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After)

Co-director: Walt Dohrn (Shrek Forever After)

Producer: Gina Shay (Shrek Forever After)