Landing at number 1 at the box-office, “Fury” led the U.S. box-office(this weekend, October 17) with $23.5 million bow. The latest World War II action drama with a star power cast including Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Jason Isaacs and Michael Pena is now the biggest hit of director David Ayer’s career, acclaimed for his works in “End of Watch” and “Street Kings.”
The much anticipated return of Keanu Reeves in full-tilt action is about to end in his upcoming movie “John Wick” where he plays an ex-hitman forced to come out of retirement and brings bloody vengeance to the Russian mobsters who took everything from him. Making their directorial debut in “John Wick” are Chad Stahelski and David Leitch whom Reeves have long collaborated with since in “The Matrix” films who have served as the movies’ stunt coordinators and are now Hollywood’s most in-demand when it comes to training actors in action films. Most recently, the duo’s works include phenomenal hits such as “300,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “The Bourne Legacy” and “The Hunger Games.”
AMD recently announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Lisa Su as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Su, 44, succeeds Rory Read, 52, who has stepped down as president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors, as part of a transition plan. Read will support the transition in an advisory role, remaining with the company through the end of 2014.
ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, launches the SC-Z56, a quad video output zero client for the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) market. With the fastest performance and widest selection of discrete and integrated VDI products, ViewSonic expands its line-up with the SC-Z56, an affordable and feature-rich solution to drive multiple displays in a virtualized environment. The SC-Z56 Quad Output Zero Client was developed for users needing higher resolution performance and multiple display support.
Set to storm the box-office at #1 spot, “Fury” has generated majority of nods from various outlets forecasting that the movie is poised to lead the box-office when it opens alongside other releases (opens October 17 – U.S. / October 22 – Phils.). Starring an ensemble cast led by Brad Pit alongside Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jason Isaacs and Jon Bernthal, “Fury” has opened to solid, positive reviews – with a high 76% on Rotten Tomatoes, with Screenrant picking “Fury” in their weekly predictions at number one and Fandango, the US’ largest online movie ticket company reports that “Fury” is leading the weekend in ticket sales, scoring 77 over 100 on the company’s movie buzz indicator.
Suzuki car owners in Cebu can now have worry-free trips during All Saint’s Day as Suzuki brings their Suzuki @ Work service camp to Mandaue City. From October 24 to 25, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, owners of Suzuki cars will be treated to a free 15-point automobile check-up by qualified Suzuki technicians.