Smurfs : The Lost Village

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Smurfs: The Lost Village is a 2017 American3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and animated by Sony Pictures Imageworks.[1] It is based on The Smurfs comic book series created by the Belgian comics artist Peyo and is a reboot film, unrelated to Sony’s previouslive-action/animated films. Written by Stacey Harman and Pamela Ribon, it was directed byKelly Asbury.[1]

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The film stars the voices of Demi Lovato,Rainn WilsonJoe ManganielloJack McBrayerDanny PudiMichelle Rodriguez,Ellie KemperAriel WinterMeghan Trainor,Jake JohnsonMandy Patinkin, and Julia Roberts. In the story, a mysterious map prompts Smurfette, Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty to find a lost village before Gargamel does.[1]The film was released on April 7, 2017, to mixed reviews from critics, although many considered it an improvement over the previous Smurfs live-action/animated films, and has grossed $97 million worldwide. The film is also dedicated to Anton Yelchin, who voiced Clumsy Smurf in the two live action films and died in 2016.

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Ghost in the shell

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Ghost in the Shell (Japanese攻殻機動隊HepburnKōkaku Kidōtai?, “Mobile Armored Riot Police”) is a Japanese media franchise originally published as a seinen manga seriesof the same name written and illustrated byMasamune Shirow. The manga, first serialized in 1989 under the subtitle of The Ghost in the Shell, and later published as its own tankōbonvolumes by Kodansha, told the story of the fictional counter-cyberterrorist organizationPublic Security Section 9, led by protagonist Major Motoko Kusanagi, in the mid-21st century of Japan.

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Animation studio Production I.G has produced several different anime adaptations of Ghost in the Shell, starting with the 1995 film of the same name, telling the story of Section 9’s investigation of the Puppet Master. The television series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex followed in 2002, telling an alternate story from the manga and first film, featuring Section 9’s investigations of government corruption in the Laughing Manand Individual Eleven incidents. A sequel to the 1995 film, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, was released on 2004. 2013 saw the start of the Ghost in the Shell: Arise original video animation (OVA) series, consisting of four parts through mid-2014. The series was recompiled in early 2015 as a television series titled Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Alternative Architecture, airing with an additional two episodes (one part).[1] An animated feature film produced by most of the Arise staff, titledGhost in the Shell: The New Movie, was released on June 20, 2015. A live-action American film of the same name was released on March 31, 2017.

War for the planet of the apes

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War for the Planet of the Apes is an upcoming American science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves and written by Mark Bomback and Reeves. It is a sequel to the 2014 film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the third installment in the Planet of the Apes reboot series. The film stars Andy SerkisWoody HarrelsonSteve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval and Terry NotaryPrincipal photography began on October 14, 2015, inVancouver.

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The film is scheduled to be released in theUnited States on July 14, 2017.[2]

Logan

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Logan is a 2017 American superhero filmfeaturing the Marvel Comics characterWolverine, produced by Marvel Entertainment,TSG Entertainment, and The Donners’ Company, and distributed by 20th Century Fox.[3][4] It is intended to be the tenth installment in the X-Men film series, as well as the third and final Wolverine solo film following X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) andThe Wolverine (2013).[5][6] The film takes inspiration from “Old Man Logan” by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven, which follows a past-his-prime Logan undertaking a final adventure in the post-apocalyptic future.[7][8][9]

The film is directed by James Mangold, who co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Green and Scott Frank, from a story by David James Kelly and Mangold.[10] Hugh Jackman stars asLogan in what is intended to be his final portrayal of the character after having played the role for 17 years, with Patrick Stewart co-starring as Charles Xavier.[11] Richard E. Grant,Boyd HolbrookStephen MerchantDafne KeenEriq La SalleElise Neal and Elizabeth Rodriguez are all featured in supporting roles.[12][13] Principal photography began inLouisiana on May 2, 2016 and ended on August 19th, 2016 in New Mexico.[14][15][16]The locations used for Logan were mainly Louisiana, New Mexico, andMississippi.[17][18][19]

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Logan premiered at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival on February 17, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on March 3, 2017, in standard and IMAX formats.[20] It received praise from critics and audiences, with many calling it one of the best superhero films of all time,[21] and has grossed $597 million worldwide against its $97 million budget, making it the second highest-grossing film of 2017.[2]

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a 2014 American science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves and written by Mark BombackRick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. It stars Andy Serkis,Jason ClarkeGary OldmanKeri RussellToby Kebbell, and Kodi Smit-McPhee. It is the sequel to the 2011 film Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which began 20th Century Fox‘s reboot of the original Planet of the Apesseries. Dawn is set ten years after the events of Rise, and follows a group of people in San Francisco who struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was released in the United States and Canada on July 11, 2014 and was met with critical acclaim, with critics praising its visual effects, story, direction, acting, musical score, action, and emotional depth. It was also a box office success, having grossed over $710 million worldwide, and received an Academy Awardnomination for Best Visual Effects. A third installment, titled War for the Planet of the Apes, is set to be released on July 14, 2017.

Power rangers

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Saban’s Power Rangers[3] (or simply Power Rangers) is a 2017 American superhero filmbased on the team of the same name, written by John Gatins and directed by Dean Israelite. It is the third film of the Power Rangers film, and is a reboot that features the main characters of the original Power Rangerstelevision series, portrayed by a new cast. The film features Dacre MontgomeryNaomi ScottRJ CylerBecky GLudi LinBill Hader,Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks.

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It is the first blockbuster film to featureLGBTQ and autistic superheroes.[4][5]Franchise creator Haim Saban returned to produce the film under his investment firm. The film premiered at Regency Village Theaterin Los Angeles on March 22, 2017 and was released in the United States on March 24, 2017. The film received mixed reviews from critics and has grossed $117 million worldwide.

Kong skull island

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Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 Americanmonster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Robertsand written by Dan GilroyMax Borenstein andDerek Connolly, from a story by John Gatins. The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchiseand serves as the second film in Legendary‘sMonsterVerse. It stars an ensemble castconsisting of Tom HiddlestonSamuel L. JacksonJohn GoodmanBrie LarsonJing TianToby KebbellJohn OrtizCorey Hawkins,Jason MitchellShea WhighamThomas MannTerry Notary and John C. Reilly. The film follows a team of scientists and Vietnam War soldiers who travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific and encounter terrifying creatures and the mighty Kong.

Principal photography began on October 19, 2015, in Hawaii and various locations aroundVietnamKong: Skull Island premiered on February 28, 2017, in London and was released in the United States on March 10, 2017, in 2D, 3D, IMAX 3D and in Dolby Cinemas. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $536 million worldwide against its $185 million budget.

After Earth

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Factual errors

An arterial shunt is applied on the inner thigh, far from any arteries.

Crew or equipment visible

When Kitai starts running up the volcano through the bushes to set off the beacon, the shadow of a moving camera crane appears in the lower screen.

Continuity

After Kitai climbs/digs out of the pig hole,he finds he is being followed by the mother bird and is often seen holding his cutlass protectively and yelling at her to “Leave me alone!” In the following scene he takes his final breathing fluid, but there is also no sign of his cutlass. He builds a raft,floats down stream but his cutlass is forever lost after that & we never learn how he lost it.

Continuity

Right before Kitai reaches the river, his father’s cutlass is on his backpack. The cutlass disappears in the next shot, right before he starts building his raft, until Kitai picks up a new one at the crash site.

Character error

Earth is apparently already difficult to breathe in yet Kitai approaches an active volcano which could be even more dangerous as volcanic ash is harmful to breathe.

Plot holes

Cypher states that all the living organisms on earth have evolved to kill humans despite the fact that there haven’t been any humans on earth for 1,000 years.

Factual errors

The ECG’s run backwards.

Factual errors

When the asteroids get ejected from the wormhole along with the ship, they immediately begin to slow down. In space, however, they would continue in their speed until e.g. hitting an obstacle or entering the gravitational pull of a planet.

Continuity

Before the crash, Cypher Raige straps himself into the chair with the X harness. In the next shot, he’s in the background with no straps on. In the next shot after that, you can see he’s strapped in again.

Character error

While transporting the Ursa all passengers on the ship are required to wear life suits in case of an emergency but Cypher doesn’t take one for himself. While it is established that the character is fearless, just because you are fearless doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared for emergencies.

Factual errors

During the voice-over at the very beginning, Cypher Raige’s ability to not be detected by the Ursa is described. It is stated that “This phenomena is known as ghosting”. The correct singular form of the word is phenomenon.

Continuity

When Kitai climbs out of the underground river, the next shot shows the water relatively undisturbed.

Character error

When Kitai is followed by the baboon, his dad warns him about a creature approaching him. With his advanced technology he should have been able to see the whole group and warn his son about the even greater danger.

Plot holes

The first night on Earth where Kitai is hiding under a log over a thermal hot spot, it is raining heavily. However, if the temperatures plummet so that the entire planet is frozen over every night, it should have been a heavy snowfall as opposed to a heavy rainfall.