#CrossoverInsider : Newly Released Movies & Videogames PLUS #Oscars Wrap-Up

The Marvel Universe is expanding yet again on the big screen. The company that has brought us the likes of Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man and Hulk is now introducing us to a lesser known character, Doctor Strange. As with every Marvel movie, viewers can expect impressive visual effects, and a fast-paced, exciting story. Doctor Strange is the headline new release in a week that also features the DVD release of this year’s Academy Award winner for best picture, Moonlight. There are a total of six new movies this week, with a brief synopsis of each below;

Doctor Strange: starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Rachel McAdams – After a tragic car accident, a talented neurosurgeon must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilising a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (Action/Adventure) (DVD and Blu-Ray)  Also available to rent @ 2 Doors Down in Manitouwadge

Allied: starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard – During WW2, An Intelligence Officer races against the clock to save his wife who is suspected of being a German spy. (Action/Drama) (DVD and Blu-Ray) Also available to rent @ 2 Doors Down in Manitouwadge

Rules Don’t Apply: starring Warren Beatty, Lily Collins and Alden Ehrenreich – The unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her determined driver, and their boss- the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes. (Drama/Comedy/Romance) (DVD)

Shut In: starring Naomi Watts and Oliver Platt – Caught in a deadly winter storm, a child psychologist finds herself stuck inside where she fears that she is being haunted by one of her former patients. (Thriller) (DVD and Blu-Ray) Also available to rent @ 2 Doors Down in Manitouwadge

Moonlight: ACADEMY AWARD WINNER for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor. Starring Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris and Ashton Sanders : The story of the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (Drama) (DVD)

Certain Women: starring Laura Dern, Michelle Williams and Kristen Stewart – Three strong-willed women strive to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest. (Drama) (DVD)

Horizon Zero Dawn: Aloy is a young hunter on a quest to discover her destiny among the remnants of the ancient past.  Shunned by her own tribe since birth, she has learned to harness her agility, cunning, and deadly aim to hunt the Machines, defend against rival tribes, and survive in the unforgiving wilds. Available to buy for PS4!

 

Academy Awards Wrap-Up

The Academy Awards seemed to grab headlines for all of the wrong reasons this year after a major blunder which saw the cast and crew of La La Land take to the stage to accept the award for best picture- only to learn that presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway had been handed the incorrect envelope. The actual winner was Moonlight- available to rent this week at Crossover. Below is a list of all of the nominated and winning films that are currently available to rent;

  • Manchester By the Sea – Winner for Actor in a Leading Role (Casey Affleck). Nominated for several others including Best Picture
  • Hacksaw Ridge – Winner for Film Editing. Nominated for Best Picture and Best Actor in a leading role (Andrew Garfield)
  • Captain Fantastic – Nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Viggo Mortensen)
  • Moonlight – Winner for Best Picture and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali). Nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Naomie Harris)
  • Hell or High Water – Nominated for Best Picture and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Jeff Bridges)
  • Nocturnal Animals – Nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Michael Shannon)
  • Loving – Nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Ruth Negga)
  • Florence Foster Jenkins – Nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Meryl Streep) and Costume Design
  • Zootopia – Winner for Best Animated Feature Film
  • Kubo and the Two Strings – Nominated for Best Animated Feature Film and for Best Visual Effects
  • Arrival – Nominated for several awards including Best Picture
  • Suicide Squad – Winner for Makeup and Hairstyling
  • Star Trek Beyond – Nominated for Makeup and Hairstyling
  • Hail, Caesar – Nominated for Production Design
  • Deepwater Horizon – Nominated for Sound Editing and for Best Visual Effects
  • Sully – Nominated for Sound Editing
  • 13 Hours – Nominated for Sound Mixing
  • Jungle Book – Winner for Best Visual Effects
  • The Lobster – Nominated for Writing (Original Screenplay)

 

Stop in and check out our newest product line- Marathon themed clothing and souvenirs! Some of the products include T-shirts, hoodies, coffee mugs, post cards, etc. All are fairly priced and sleek in appearance! Be sure to drop by to have a look!

 

Have a safe week and don’t forget to support your local businesses!

Tyler Davis, Owner Crossover Video and Games

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