360MOVIES: COMING SOON TO THE CINEMAS

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FAST FIVE

Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson

Director: Justin Lin

Release Date: April 29, 2011 (Now in other cinemas worldwide – coming soon to Nigerian cinemas)

Fast Five, also referred to as Fast And Furious 5, is the fifth installment in the highly successful “Fast And The Furious” movie series.

The synopsis released for this movie is as follows;

“Former cop Brian O’Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they’ve blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom. As they assemble their elite team of top racers, the unlikely allies know their only shot of getting out for good means confronting the corrupt businessman who wants them dead. But he’s not the only one on their tail. Hard-nosed federal agent Luke Hobbs never misses his target. When he is assigned to track down Dom and Brian, he and his strike team launch an all-out assault to capture them. But as his men tear through Brazil, Hobbs learns he can’t separate the good guys from the bad. Now, he must rely on his instincts to corner his prey… before someone else runs them down first.” Written by Universal Pictures

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDOBLS8m2yE

 

PRIEST

Starring: Paul Bettany, Maggie Q, Cam Gigandet, Christopher Plummer

Director: Scott Stewart

Release Date: May 13, 2011

The movie Priest starring Paul Bettany as the lead character is based on a Korean comic of the same title.

“The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined on his crusade by his niece’s boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses otherworldly fighting skills.” – Screen Gems

 

Note: Release date may vary in Nigeria

 

KUNG FU PANDA 2

Starring: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen

Director: Jennifer Yuh

Release Date: May 26, 2011

Kung Fu Panda 2 is the sequel to the 2008 monster hit “Kung Fu Panda”.

The Press Release for the movie reads as follows;

“From the studio that brought you “Shrek,”Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five – Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s awesome new life is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.”

Note: Release date may vary in Nigeria

 

GREEN LANTERN

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong

Director: Martin Campbell

Release Date: June 17, 2011

The movie Green Lantern is based on the DC comic book series of the same title and Ryan Reynolds as the title character Green Lantern and his alter ego, Hal Jordan.

The Press Release for the movie reads as follows;

“In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for millenniums. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors formed by the different races from entire universe sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected for the Corps: Hal Jordan.

Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris (Blake Lively), if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all.”

Note: Release date may vary in Nigeria

CARS 2

Starring: Owen Wiilson, Larry The Cable Guy, Emily Mortimer, Michael Caine, Bonny Hunt, John Turturro

Director: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis

Release Date: June 24, 2011

Cars 2 is the sequel to the 2006 animated movie Cars. The official synopsis released for this movie is as follows;

“Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in Cars 2 when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. Adding to the fast-paced fun is a colorful new all-car cast that includes secret agents, menacing villains and international racing competitors.”

Note: Release date may vary in Nigeria

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Mistah Cole

Mistah Cole

is a Nigerian-born Music critic and movie blogger

3 comments

  1. *grinnin from ear to ear*… This is soooo awesome. This iHad dreamed about and hoped for, now that it is here though my fear is continuity and stayin power.
    For now though iWill just let myself enjoy 360movies as they come.
    #Amen!

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