POST-HOLIDAY ROUNDUP: COOK OFF!, TERMINATOR 2 4K, DISMISSED, BALLOON WINS BIG, A WRINKLE IN TIME

In Theaters & On-Demand Today! | COOK OFF! starring Melissa McCarthy

COOK OFF!
In Theaters and On-Demand NOW!
Reality-show shenanigans mix with the fiery-and-fierce world of competitive baking in the deliciously sly mockumentary COOK OFF! As a buffet of quirky contestants prepare for the renowned Van Rookle Farms Cooking Contest, the heat is on to win a one million-dollar prize. The filmmakers follow them as the foodie media and celebrity judges descend on a hotel convention area to see which contestants rise, which ones fall, who will reveal their true nature, and who will find love with the contest’s costumed Muffin Man mascot. Costarring a cast of improv geniuses including Cathryn Michon, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Gary Anthony Williams, Niecy Nash, Diedrich Bader, Stephen Root, and Sam Pancake, the zesty COOK OFF! is an affectionate nod to ordinary Americans who believe they’re one dollop of spray cheese away from achieving their dreams.
Cast: Cathryn Michon, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Gary Anthony Williams, Niecy Nash, Jack Plotnik, Diedrich Bader, Phil LaMarr, Jordan Black, Romy Rosemont, Roy Jenkins, Cristine Rose, Jennifer Cox, Markie Post, Marcia Wallace, Gavin MacLeod, Cedric Yarbrough, Stephen Root, Louie Anderson
Directed by: Guy Shalem and Cathryn Michon
Written by: Cathryn Michon & Wendi McLendon-Covey and W. Bruce Cameron
Based on: The Book “The Grrl Genius Guide to Life” by Cathryn Michon
Produced by: W. Bruce Cameron, Derek Anderson, Victor Kubicek, and Cathryn Michon
Distributor: Lionsgate Premiere

Learn how the T-1000 was developed in this Behind-the-Scenes look from the upcoming Terminator 2 4K ULTRA HD disc.

In anticipation of the release of TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY for the first time on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, check out this all-new clip from the never-before-seen 55-minute documentary, “T2: Reprogramming the Terminator,” that provides fresh insights on how the T-1000 was developed. Included as part of the updated bonus content on the Blu-ray, “T2: Reprogramming the Terminator” features new, exclusive interviews with Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cameron, Edward Furlong and more.

DISMISSED stars DYLAN SPROUSE! Check it out on VOD.

Starring Dylan Sprouse, the nail-biting thriller DISMISSED arrives on Digital (EST) and VOD today (11/21) from The Orchard. The film tells the story of a discouraged high school teacher, thrilled by an honor student’s arrival until he realizes how far the vengeful scholar will go for a perfect GPA.

Balloon Wins Scariest Film and Best Makeup at Northern Frights Festival!

Mitchell Shan’s short thriller, Balloon, was recognized this past weekend as the Scariest Film at the Northern Frights Festival in Ontario, Canada. The film was also commended for its great makeup with an award nod to the film’s makeup artist Kathryn Lavery.

Directed by Mitchell Shan, Balloon debuted this summer at the HollyShorts screening at the Mann’s Chinese Theatre and has been an official selection at numerous festivals around the globe. In Balloon, Penny fights her phobia of balloons that developed from childhood trauma involving a clown-like serial killer through psychological experimentation.

For more information about Balloon, visit https://www.facebook.com/balloonhorror/

To learn more about the Northern Frights Festival, visit http://www.northernfrightsfestival.com/

Take a look at this new poster for A WRINKLE IN TIME!

From visionary director Ava DuVernay comes Disney’s “A Wrinkle in Time,” an epic adventure based on Madeleine L’Engle’s timeless classic which takes audiences across dimensions of time and space, examining the nature of darkness versus light and, ultimately, the triumph of love. Through one girl’s transformative journey led by three celestial guides, we discover that strength comes from embracing one’s individuality and that the best way to triumph over fear is to travel by one’s own light.

 

Directed by Emmy(R) winner and Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Ava DuVernay from a screenplay by Oscar winner Jennifer Lee based upon the beloved novel by Madeleine L’Engle, “A Wrinkle in Time” stars: two-time Academy Award(R) nominee Oprah Winfrey, Oscar and Emmy winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy nominee Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peňa and introducing Storm Reid, with two-time Emmy winner Zach Galifianakis and Emmy nominee Chris Pine.

 

Produced by Jim Whitaker and Catherine Hand with Doug Merrifield serving as executive producer, the film also boasts an impressive creative team featuring some of the most talented artisans working today, including: Tobias Schliessler, ASC as director of photography, Naomi Shohan as production designer, Oscar(R)-nominee Spencer Averick as film editor, two-time Academy Award(R)-nominee Paco Delgado as costume designer and four time Emmy(R) nominee Ramin Djawadi as composer.

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