Thursday, January 21, 2016


Press release

20th Century Fox fills the silver screen this 2016 with Award-winning and , inspiring and adventure-packed films featuring larger-than-life stories and characters best seen on the big screen.

                This year’s Golden Globe winner for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor along with twelve (12) major nominations at the 88th Academy Awards,  “The Revenant” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy by Oscar winning director Alejandro Inarritu,  is an epic story inspired by true events of the legendary fur trapper Hugh Glass played by DiCaprio.   Driven by sheer will and his love for his Native American wife and son, he undertakes a 200-mile odyssey through the vast and untamed West on the trail of the man who betrayed him: John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy).  What begins as a relentless quest for revenge becomes a heroic saga against all odds towards home and redemption. 

                Also this year’s formidable contender at the Oscars is “Brooklyn,” starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen and Domhnall Gleeson that tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and she must choose between two countries, two men and the lives that exist within.

                2016’s Golden Globe winner for Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy) is Jennifer Lawrence in her role in “Joy,” a modern day telenovela based loosely on the life and rise of inventor and home shopping star Joy Mangano.  Directed by acclaimed David O. Russell, “Joy” also stars Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper and Edgar Ramirez that follows the wild path of a hard-working but half-broken family and the young girl who ultimately becomes its shining matriarch and leader in her own right. 

                A loveable underdog will emerge from the producers of the blockbuster action movie “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” the feel-good story of “Eddie The Eagle” is about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), a courageous yet unlikely British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as his family and the entire nation initially counted him out.  Persistently trying to perfect his skill with the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, portrayed by Hugh Jackman, Eddie eventually wins the hearts of sports fans round the globe when he performed a historic feat at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics..

                Zac Efron, Adam DeVine, Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza star in the hilarious buddy comedy “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” wherein brothers place an online ad to find dates for a wedding and the ad goes viral. 

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