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“THOR: RAGNAROK” VOTED AS FALL’S MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIE IN FANDANGO FILMGOER SURVEY
“Thor” Star Chris Hemsworth & “Justice League” Star Gal Gadot Voted Fall’s Most Anticipated Actor, Actress
LOS ANGELES (September 7, 2017) — Fandango, the ultimate digital network for all things movies, today revealed the results of its Most Anticipated Fall Movies Survey, in which three sci-fi fantasy films, “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Justice League,” and “Blade Runner 2049,” were voted by more than 1,000 movie fans as the most anticipated movies of the new movie going season (September through November).
As part of the survey, fans picked Chris Hemsworth (in “Thor: Ragnarok”) as the season’s most anticipated actor and Gal Gadot (reprising her role as Wonder Woman in “Justice League”) as most anticipated actress. Pixar’s “Coco” was selected as the most anticipated family film of the next three months, while “A Bad Moms Christmas” was picked as the most anticipated comedy.
Starting today, Fandango fans can purchase advance tickets to “Thor: Ragnarok,” nearly two months in advance of its release date on November 3. To celebrate the tickets-on-sale date, Fandango is holding a sweepstakes where one lucky ticket-buyer will win a trip with friends to Hollywood to meet Hemsworth on the red carpet at the film’s premiere. (See site for details.)
“Moviegoers always look forward to the fall season when some of the year’s best films debut,” says Fandango Managing Editor Erik Davis. “This year there’s an especially diverse slate full of a little something for everyone. ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ claims the most anticipated title, thanks to the overwhelming momentum and excitement the Marvel Studios brand has built up over the years, plus fans can’t wait to see more of Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk, as well as Cate Blanchett and Tessa Thompson in new-to-the-franchise roles.”
For the survey, more than a thousand moviegoers were asked which new releases they were most looking forward to seeing on the big screen from September through November. The top fall moviegoer picks are below:
MOST ANTICIPATED FALL MOVIES (Sept-Nov.):
- Thor: Ragnarok
- Justice League
- Blade Runner 2049
- Kingsman: The Golden Circle
MOST ANTICIPATED ACTOR :
- Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Ragnarok)
- Ryan Gosling (Blade Runner 2049)
- Idris Elba (Molly’s Game, Thor: Ragnarok, The Mountain Between Us)
- Channing Tatum (Kingsman: The Golden Circle)
- Ben Affleck (Justice League)
MOST ANTICIPATED ACTRESS:
- Gal Gadot (Justice League)
- Cate Blanchett (Thor: Ragnarok)
- Jennifer Lawrence (mother!)
- Halle Berry (Kingsman: The Golden Circle)
- Mila Kunis (A Bad Moms Christmas)
MOST ANTICIPATED COMEDY:
- A Bad Moms Christmas
- Daddy’s Home 2
- Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
- Home Again
Most Anticipated Family Movie:
- Pixar’s Coco
- The LEGO Ninjago Movie
- The Star
- My Little Pony: The Movie
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Celebrating the heritage, spirit of adventure, and ingenuity of maritime pursuits
Bucksport, Maine, September 29–October 1, 2017
Bucksport, Maine, USA– The International Maritime Film Festival (IMFF) is now accepting submissions for the 2nd annual juried contest of films celebrating the heritage, spirit of adventure, and ingenuity of boats and waterborne pursuits. It is the premier event for maritime-themed film making.
The IMFF is a joint venture between Main Street Bucksport (MSB) in Bucksport, Maine, and WoodenBoat Publications, Inc. (WBPI), in Brooklin, Maine. MSB is the technical partner, and brings a constellation of community partners to the festival while WBPI, with its rich understanding of the topic, serves as the media and content partner. The state-of-the art Alamo Theatre in Bucksport will host the festival on the weekend of September 29-October 1, 2017. In the months after the awards event, a compilation of winners will be offered to venues worldwide.
IMFF accepts documentary films on a broad range of maritime subjects. These include, but are not limited to, voyaging, racing, working, leisure, boatbuilding and restoration, historical documentary, and environment and science. Judging is not category-specific; rather, all films will be evaluated in relation to each other, in one of two tracks: Feature Length (40 minutes or more), or Shorts (under 40 minutes). All films are to be in English, or to carry English subtitles.
Submissions may be made online at www.maritimefilmfestival.com. The entry fee is $45.
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