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Movie Friday: Fast & Furious 6, The Hangover Part III and Epic

Memorial Day weekend is going to be a bloodbath as three new movies and two successful holdovers battle over the top spot and your money.
Fast & Furious 6“, “The Hangover Part III” and “Epic” all hit theaters this weekend aiming for your attention and money.

Brenda Eating Popcorn

Lets get started, first up is,

Fast & Furious 6
Fast & Furious 6

Fast and Furious 6 is the latest installment of the vehicle franchise that was directed by Justin Lin. The film brings back many stars from the previous films.
After their successful heist in “Fast 5” Dom and his crew have scattered across the globe. DDS agent Luke Hobbs (Johnson) recruits them to help track Owen Shaw (Evans) and his second in Command Letty Ortiz (Rodriguez). After Hobbs offers them full pardons, the crew goes on the hunt for Shaw. The real stars of the movie is the cars. A sequel is already in the works, with Vin Diesel claiming that the 7th installment will take place in Los Angeles.

As always the movie promises lots of car action

Fast & Furious 6
Fast & Furious 6
Fast & Furious 6
Fast & Furious 6

and girls

Fast & Furious 6
Fast & Furious 6
The Hangover Part IIIq
The Hangover Part III

The last installment in the “Hangover” series.

The film brings back Bradly Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong and Heather Graham. After a tried and tired formula of wake up drunk-lost my friend routine, the third film diverts from the premise of the first two to focus on Alan (Galifianakis) fathers death and him going to rehab.

The Hangover Part 3
The Hangover Part 3

and finally,


For the family, there is “Epic”, an animated tale from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios. The film is based on William Joyce’s illustrated children’s book, “The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs.” The movies tells the story of a fight between good and evil, deep in the forest. Mary Katherine (Amanda Seyfried) must come together with a mad of fun characters to save their world. Beyonce, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, and Aziz Ansari also lent their voices for the film.

Star Trek Into Darkness“, “Iron Man 3”. and “The Great Gatsby” are also vying for your attention at the box office, but there can only be one number one movie.

Until Next week,

Elephant waves goodbye


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