Like A Boss Passes

Best friends Mia and Mel run their own cosmetics company — a business they built from the ground up. But they’re also in over their heads financially, and the prospect of a buyout offer from an industry titan proves too tempting to pass up. The beauty business is now about to get ugly as the proposal puts Mia and Mel’s lifelong friendship to the ultimate test.

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Calling all my bosses to the Pittsburgh advance screening of Like A Boss next Tuesday on the South Side. Please comment below with your favorite Tiffany Haddish or Billy Porter moment for a link to tickets. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Porter at CMU a few years ago, and he was the sweetest man ever. He let the students sing for him. He took photos. He signed autographs. A real treat!

Much Love,

Movie Scene Queen

The Art of Racing in the Rain Passes

Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner). Through his bond with his owner, Denny Swift (Milo Ventimiglia), an aspiring Formula One race car driver, Enzo has gained tremendous insight into the human condition and understands that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. The film follows Denny and the loves of his life – his wife, Eve (Amanda Seyfried), their young daughter Zoe (Ryan Kiera Armstrong), and ultimately, his true best friend, Enzo.

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Movie Scene Queen is teaming up with 20th Century Fox 20th on upcoming release, THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN, opening nationwide August 9th. Based on the best-selling novel, THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN is a heartfelt tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. The screening will be held Thursday, August 1st at 7:30PM at AMC Waterfront 22. Please comment with your favorite dog movie. MSQ’s Favorite Dog Movies: 101 Dalmatians (1996) and Beethoven (1992)

Much Love,

Movie Scene Queen

Stuber Passes

STUBER is a buddy action-comedy directed by Michael Dowse and is about a mild-mannered Uber driver,  Stu (Kumail),  who picks up a passenger (Dave) who turns out to be an old-school cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, and the driver is thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life and his five-star rating.

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STUBER arrives in theaters everywhere on July 12, 2019! Movie Scene Queen has your opportunity to see this summer’s newest comedy on July 10th.  Please comment below with your favorite comedy duo.  My favorite comedy duo is a tie between Martin Lawrence and Will Smith and Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.

Much Love,

Movie Scene Queen

Green Book Passes

We are hosting a GREEN BOOK screening on Monday, November 19, 2018 on the South Side!

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

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Please comment below with your favorite down South movie.  From the deep Southern accents to tackling the big issues (domestic abuse, racism, civil rights, etc.), my favorite down South movie is Fried Green Tomatoes (1991).

Much Love,

Movie Scene Queen

Daddy’s Home 2 Passes

More Daddies.  More Problems.

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In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, father and stepfather, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with t he perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho Dad (Mel Gibson) and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad (John Lithgow) arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.

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Movie Scene Queen is teaming up with Paramount Pictures to bring some much needed laughter with a Daddy’s Home 2 special screening.  The screening will be held on Tuesday, November 7th at 7:30pm at the AMC Waterfront 22.  Please comment below with your favorite moment of Daddy’s Home (2015)

Wanna check out the official Daddy’s Hoem 2 trailer? Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38z-xuYhGnA

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Movie Scene Queen

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A Bad Moms Christmas Passes

No mom is perfect…

And this November the baddest moms of all time are BACK!

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A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their own mothers. By the end of the journey, our moms will redefine how to make the holidays special for all and discover a closer relationship with their mothers.

Movie Scene Queen is hosting a special BAD MOMS screening on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM in the Waterfront.  For tickets, please comment below with your favorite bad moms moment.

Much Love,

Movie Scene Queen

‘Spider-Man’ displays diversity, ‘Despicable Me 3’ shows off

Summer is such an exciting time for the cinemas. Not only are the year’s best films released during this season, but the movie theater is the best place to sit back, relax, and beat the heat. I have two family-friendly flicks for you to catch this week: “Despicable Me 3” and “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”

After refusing to go back to a life of crime, the yellow cuddly minions desert their fearless leader, Gru (Steve Carrell). But, after losing his job and finding his long-lost twin brother, Dru (also Carrell), Gru is tempted to go back to his villainous ways.

“Despicable Me 3” is as cute and funny as its predecessors, “Despicable Me” (2010) and Despicable Me 2” (2013). There are so many random parts of the movie, but it all comes together for a wacky, whimsical animation.

The glue that holds this film series together is Gru. Carrell worked double-time in the third installment with the introduction of the new character. The audience gets twice the amount of clean comedy. Carrell is a comedic genius, and his success with “Despicable Me 3” only confirms his range and brilliance.

Read more at the New Pittsburgh Courier: ‘Spider-Man’ displays diversity, ‘Despicable Me 3’ shows off 

‘Dear White People’: A Letter to the Masses

Netlfix released a 10-chapter series (April 28) about the Black students at the Ivy League college Winchester University.

Few in numbers, these students quickly discover that race plays a significant role in their interactions on campus. After a prestigious White group throws a Blackface Halloween party, tensions rise and creates a domino effect of other racially-motivated events.

I appreciate the transition from the big screen to computer screen. The Netflix series picked up right where the 2014 film left off, and, equally important, the TV series retained some actors from the movie. I was skeptical at first. But, the TV show version of “Dear White People” ceases all apprehensions with its dry humor and hard truths.

Even the title makes White people cringe of guilt and misconception. What is typically the proper letter salutation has now become an outcry for millions of voices to be heard.

Read more at the New Pittsburgh Courier: ‘Dear White People:’ A letter to the masses (Merecedes’ TV Column, May 10)

Bridget Jones’s Baby Passes

Renée Zellweger returns in one of her signature roles!

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The continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s.

It’s time for you to see Universal Studios’ new comedy BRIDGET JONES’S BABY.  The screening is Tuesday, September 13th at 7:30pm at the AMC Waterfront.  Please comment below with your favorite Rene Zellweger moment. 

Much Love,

Movie Scene Queen

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