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MEN IN BLACK 3 (2012)
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Release Date: May 25, 2012 (3D/2D)
Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Screenwriter: Etan Cohen
Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Emma Thompson, Nicole Scherzinger, Alice Eve, Michael Stuhlbarg
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content)
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STUDIO SYNOPSIS: In "Men in Black 3," Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back... in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him -- secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind.
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MEN IN BLACK 3 (2012) Visual Reviewby David Bruce

(iPad/iPhone here) TRAILER
The story of Men In Black 3 takes the filmmakers back – back to the characters' origins, back to the key moments of their relationship, to focus on the key elements that have kept them at arms' length from each other for 15 years – and looked for ways to resolve the conflict. The answer came in sending Agent J back – back in time.

Men in Black movies are about the relationship between J and K

Director Barry Sonnenfeld and Tommy Lee Jones on the set."We wanted the movie to be both familiar and different," says Barry Sonnenfeld, who has taken the helm of all three Men In Black films. "What's familiar is the characters and premise of the Men in Black and who they are. We wanted to bring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones back together again. But we also wanted something new and inventive, and that came in the time travel element."

Will Smith as Agent J
It has been ten years since the Men in Black were last seen protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe, and since then, there has been rampant speculation about a third film – but Smith says that it was always a given that there would be a third film. "We came to a point where we all felt that we had a fresh and compelling story that took the audience to a time and place they had not seen in this franchise," says Smith.

Tommy Lee Jones as Agent K
He was awarded the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of the uncompromising U. S. Marshal Sam Gerard in the box office hit The Fugitive in 1994. For this performance, he also received a Golden Globe Award as Best Supporting Actor. Three years earlier, Jones received his first Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Clay Shaw in Oliver Stone's JFK.

Josh Brolin as Young Agent K and Alice Eve
Academy Award®-nominated actor Josh Brolin (Young Agent K) has emerged as one of Hollywood's top leading men. Brolin continues to balance challenging roles in both mainstream studio productions as well as thought-provoking independents.

Theme: Friendship knows no time or barrier!

(iPad/iPhone here) Featurette - The Look Of MiB3
Men In Black delivers trippy Rick Baker aliens, cool gadgets, and big laughs. All of that adds up to an irresistible tone that isn't quite like any other film. Director Sonnenfeld says that the key to the tone – the only way to make the movie really funny – is for everyone to play it entirely straight.

Multi Oscar winning master of make-up effects Rick Baker on the set

(iPad/iPhone here) Clip: Coffee Taste Like Dirt
(Smith, Brolin, Eve)The importance of names.

Jemaine Clement and Nicole Scherzinger
Strong women roles throughout the film.

(iPad/iPhone here) Clip: Spiky Bulba - Fight Scene
(Smith, Jones, Thompson)Working together with a plan

Keone Young and Tommy Lee Jones holding Spiky Bulba.
Ya gotta love the unique aliens

(iPad/iPhone here) Clip: Who Are You And What Do You Know?
(Smith, Brolin)Sometimes the most improbable explanation is the most truthful.



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