Welcome to Movie News in Review, a weekly article highlighting movie news and trailers that you may have missed. You’ll get all of the movie news you want with a little bit of snark. And yes, snark is a word, just ask Urban Dictionary. The best part is you will find no fake news here!
Ever wonder what would happen if Deadpool were a musical? Check out this high-quality mashup of Deadpool and Beauty and the Beast above. Warning: NSFW due to vulgar language.
Sexual Chocolate! Could Eddie Murphy really be working on a sequel to Coming to America? If so, let’s hope that 1980’s Murphy is writing the script and not 1990’s and 2000’s Murphy of Norbit and Meet Dave “fame”.
BBC dad was classic, but how can it not be better with Darth Vader?!
Everything is better with alcohol. Check out Variety’s “20 Best Drunk Scenes” (including one from my favorite movie Cocktail). NOTE: If drinking alcoholic beverages, Film Obsession encourages drinking in moderation.
Just as alcohol makes things better, so do 1980’s tributes. Domino’s newest ad pays tribute to an all-time favorite, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
One of the most famous Christmas songs of all-time by one of the world’s most annoying singer is being made into an animated film. Let’s hope that she has nothing to do with the film outside of the title track.
For those of you who felt John Wick was too violent, perhaps you’ll prefer Nerf John Wick.
Woody Harrelson off pot?! And I thought Trump being elected President was the beginning of the Apocalypse.
Fifty Shades Darker Unrated Edition coming on Digital HD on April 25th. For those that desire a better plot, I encourage you to check out films from Vivid Entertainment. NOTE: Film Obsession encourages consumption of Vivid Entertainment only by those at least 18 years old and not on the far right.
Subtlety is something Baywatch is not going for with their newest poster. Love it!
Emma Thompson and Donald Trump? A real-life story of Beauty and the Beast!
Amy Schumer says Bye Bye Barbie. I see this film struggling to get off the ground without Schumer as the lead.
Don’t expect to see another Adam Sandler in films for many years to come after he re-signed with Netflix for four more films. Many would consider that a good thing. Enjoy best of clips for memories of his many hilarious in-theater films.
After the success of R-rated superhero movies (Logan, Deadpool), Paramount is bringing The Pro to the big screen. Will superhero geeks be equally excited about a female-lead?
Trailers You May Have Missed
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri may be the worst (and longest) titles for a movie, but this red-band trailer makes it a movie I am very excited for to release.
Another laugh-filled trailer for this summer’s Baywatch. Here’s to the movie not spoiling all of the funny parts.
Batman and his friends come together in the underwhelming Justice League trailer.
Ever wonder what happened to your favorite characters in Love Actually? Find out on the Red Nose Day special on NBC on May 25th.
Perhaps teens will laugh at this laugh-free trailer for Victoria Justice’s The Outcasts.
Will kids flock to the adapted-from-the-book Captain Underpants this summer? Check out the first trailer to find out what you’re in for.
Be careful what you wish for in the new horror flick Wish Upon.
See you all next week!