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Classic with a Modern Twist: What to Expect from Annie

posted by Angela Guzman

Annie Movie PosterIt’s a film that the whole family will enjoy. It’s a film that will inspire you to look at life in a different lens. Moreover, it’s a film that will keep you wanting more – what film are we talking about? None other than Annie.

The talented cast include Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, and Cameron Diaz. The film is centered around Annie and retells the story of a life loving orphan who humbles and inspires those around her. You’ll find yourself singing along to classic songs, such as ‘Tomorrow’ and ‘It’s a Hard Knocks Life.’ And smiling as you watch Annie tug the heart strings of Will Stacks.

Get in the holiday spirit and check out the movie that will help you find your inner child and allow your children to recognize the true meaning of life. Annie helps us remember that there is hope and appreciation in the world today, you just have to humble yourself enough to find it.

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Be sure to check out Annie in theaters nationwide on December 19th. 

Get Excited For the Holiday Film of the Year – Annie

posted by Angela Guzman


Everyone is excited to see Annie, in theaters Dec. 19, staring Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, and Cameron Diaz. The film is a modern retelling of the story about an orphan who seeks optimism within the adversity that she faces every day.

While you’re waiting for the film, check out this fun Word Search Game that will get you excited to see the holiday film of the season – Annie.

Here’s how you play:

◦Find and mark all the words inside the box before your points fall to zero.

◦The words may be horizontally, vertically, diagonally and even backwards.

◦If you give up searching for a word use the button next to the word.

This Holiday Season, share the joy of Annie that has delighted audiences for generations. How many of lovable character and themes can you find? In theaters December 19.

‘Unbroken’ is a True Gift This Christmas

posted by Corine Gatti

After 57 years of being hung up, now a war hero’s story is on the big screen. Unbroken, a true story based on U.S. POW and 1936 Olympic runner Louie Zamperini will be released on Christmas Day. The timing could not be more perfect said director and producer Angelina Jolie, who was emotionally engaged with Louie’s story after reading Laura Hillenbrand book of the same name.

“I was half way through his book, and I felt inspired, and on fire, and feeling better,” said Jolie. “I realized if this was having this effect on me, and I know it had this effect on so many other people– isn’t this what we needed to put forward into the world at this time? I believe it is…”

Unbroken-Stills-2014-WallpapersThe movie will follow the terror of  drifting in the open Pacific for 47 days, the horrors of being a prisoner-of-war, and the conclusion of the war.

Zamperini enlisted in the Army Air Force before Pearl Harbor. He was on a rescue mission in the Pacific when the plane crashed into the ocean killing eight of 11 men on board. The Japanese navy “rescued,” and sent them Louie and Phil to camp, where they were tortured for over a year.  Mac would die of dehydration.

Universal acquired the rights Devil at My Heels in 1957 based on Zamperini’s experiences, but it was shelved because Tony Curtis went on to star in Spartacus.

Now is the time said Jolie, who has the support of Zamperini’s two children Cissy and Luke.

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Go to for more insight into this gripping film.


Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Stars in Inspirational Show, ‘Wake Up Call’

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Wake Up Call,” a new reality series coming to TNT, is about inspiration and transformation. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson uses his personal story of triumph and determination to help everyday people, who are facing enormous challenges in their lives.

The Rock, known for his distinguished wrestling career and movie roles, gives back to communities and businesses that are struggling to survive.

Watch him help out Alyssa, a high school dropout looking to turn her life around, or the Tedesco family, who are nearing financial ruin from their failing pizzeria.

Each segment on “Wake Up Call” will be a journey for Rock and his team. With early wake-up calls, emotional reunions and near-impossible goals, everyone who comes in contact with Rock’s electric sense of personal motivation will grow from it, finding inner strength and heart.

Each episode will feature one of Rock’s celebrity friends as a special guest mentor, including UFC President Dana White, Chef Rocco DiSpirito, celebrity stylist and host Jeannie Mai, as well as rapper/producer Juicy J.

“Wake Up Call” premieres Friday, December 12 at 9pmET/8pmC.

Watch the trailer here and get more details on Facebook.

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