Friday, November 30, 2012
Marvel.com has released four new photos from their upcoming new armored avenger sequel next year, "Iron Man 3". The Shane Black directed film sees Robert Downey Jr. returning as Tony Stark/ Iron Man, as he faces a new threat in the form of The Mandarin (played by Ben Kingsley). The new shots released focus on the Iron Patriot, confirmed to be the new codename for the War Machine armor worn by Tony's bestfriend Col. James "Rhodey" Rhodes, and a first look at Rebecca Hall's character in the movie, who's also said to take part in the Extremis project that'll enhance Tony's abilities in the movie! For a look at the other three pics, visit the source posts at Marvel.com and Slash Film!
Iron Man 3 soars into theaters on May 3, 2013!
Thursday, November 29, 2012
A brilliant article featured in Film Comment highlights the "Cinematic Faith" British Director Christopher Nolan had when he adapted his vision of Batman to the big screen with three movies that eventually made up the highly acclaimed "Dark Knight Trilogy" of films. During a presentation of his first film "The Following" which was restored using 35mm footage, Nolan answered a Q&A session that was happily transcribed and posted by Film Comment, as well as featured by Batman-News. It's certainly worth reading if you're a big fan of the Nolan Batman universe, as he digs deep into his inspiration and shares it with the rest of the world, including insights on the ending of The Dark Knight Rises! Check out the links above for an interesting look at the man behind Bruce Wayne's epic journey as a hero in modern cinema.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Announced in his official Twitter page and then reported by Marvel.com, Bryan Singer is bringing back legendary actors Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen to play their signature roles of Professor X and Magneto in 20th Century Fox's upcoming sequel to X-Men: First Class - X-Men: Days of Future Past. Their younger selves in the successful 2011 X-Flick played by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender will also be returning, as well as Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Nicholas Hoult, who will reprise their roles as Mystique and Beast respectively.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Several news bits have dropped for Warner Bros. planned superhero team initiative that is their planned "Justice League" film for 2015, and the latest seems to play connect the dots with two of their movie franchises, one that recently wrapped up and the other starting next year. SPOILERS below after the jump, so read it at your own risk!
Monday, November 26, 2012
With a few days left until it reaches home video in international territories and next week in the US, a pretty awesome user created this hilarious extension of a pivotal fight scene from "The Dark Knight Rises"!
Via YouTube, HomeTrailers managed to create an "extended version" of the infamous "Where's The Trigger?!" scene from the final battle in the film. SPOILERS of course, so view this spoof at your own risk! Poor Bane here has to take blows from Batman literally and verbally, lol.
The Dark Knight Rises sees release on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital format this November 28th internationally and December 4th in the US!
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Those who have seen the films that make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe know just how awesome the films chugged up by Marvel Studios have become, and everything that has led up to the Avengers made up what is known as the "Phase One" initiative. Fans who are itching to collect or have yet to be exposed to these movies are in for a treat, as Marvel officially unveils the "Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One Collection".
Due for release on April 2, 2013, the Phase One Collection will sport 10-discs worth of marvelous content. Featuring Blu-Ray 3D and Blu-Ray versions of "Marvel's The Avengers", "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Thor", as well as Blu-Ray versions of "Iron Man", "Iron Man 2", and "The Incredible Hulk", as well as a Bonus Disc containing extra content, featurettes, and so much more. Plus, everything comes packed with secret files and memorabilia in a steel attache case that houses a glowing replica of the Teseract! For more info and details, visit the source post at Marvel.com and avengersassembled.com!
Saturday, November 24, 2012
With the release of the DVD and Blu-Ray on the horizon for the holiday season, Warner Bros. has amped up the promotions for their home video release of The Dark Knight Rises. Due for release on international territories on November 28 and the US on December 4th, Christopher Nolan's final installment on his epic Dark Knight Trilogy will feature a number of interesting special features that will be included on the home release.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Marvel and Newsarama have released a special and SPOILER-FILLED preview of next month's FINAL ISSUE for what may be the finest chapter in Spider-Man's career with "The Amazing Spider-Man #700". Written by Dan Slott and drawn by Humberto Ramos, with additional material by various other artists, this mega-sized final issue marks the end of an era in Marvel's long running book for its flagship character, and signals the beginning of new things starting with Superior Spider-Man coming out this January. Check out the preview via Newsarama!
The Amazing Spider-Man #700 swings into comic book shops for the final time when it gets released on December!
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Today is a day we give thanks for our countless blessings and gifts, and I'd like to extend my gratitude and warm form of appreciation via this gathering of Batman figs I took with Instagram, wishing everyone a "Happy Thankgiving" the Batman way! It's truly been a year of exciting things and interesting stuff, and we can only look forward to more as we count down to Christmas and the New Year!
Also, treat yourself to more Batman awesome this Thanksgiving by grabbing yourself a copy of the last Christopher Nolan flick, The Dark Knight Rises... Or the ENTIRE "The Dark Knight Trilogy" set! It arrives in stores on November 28th in The Philippines, and December 4th in the US! For Philippine buyers, find out details via Astroplus' Facebook page!
Happy Thanksgiving people, and God Bless! - Timzster, PopCulture Crusader
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Following the release of the first teaser trailer a couple of weeks ago, Sony Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Ghost House Pictures, and FilmDistrict have released the very first poster to "Evil Dead". A remake of the 1981 cult horror classic Sam Raimi film "The Evil Dead", the new adaptation is directed by Fede Alvarez, and will feature a female protagonist as the main hero instead of the original series' main hero, Ash Williams.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Monday, November 19, 2012
Released by HBO and holding a cryptic message for fans of the series to ponder upon, the first teaser trailer of the third season of Game of Thrones has been released online.
As the days wind down to its much anticipated home video release, new unused posters have popped up online for Christopher Nolan's epic final chapter to his Dark Knight Trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises! Created by Trailer Park at the request of Warner Bros. but not used in the promotional process, these posters have appeared in the former company's official website, and have also been featured in Batman-News.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Due in theaters on June next year, Summit Entertainment has unveiled the poster and trailer to their upcoming magic-based thriller movie "Now You See Me". Reuniting "Zombieland" stars Jessie Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson, the duo are paired with an immense and well-rounded cast that includes Mark Ruffalo from The Avengers, and Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman from "The Dark Knight Trilogy" films.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
In a move that's possibly tied to promote the next G.I. Joe movie release on 2013, IDW is going to relaunch their premiere "G.I. Joe" comic book this coming February.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Following up with Marvel NOW! initiative, Marvel has released a brand new teaser for a comic book that will likely star Wolverine, since it has the word "SNIKT." in it. Website iFanboy broke the news and has the scoop on this, so check out the source post for more info and Superherohype.
In other X-Men related news, Marvel also released recently their first trailer for their new animated motion comic feature based on the Astonishing X-Men run by Joss Whedon and John Cassidy - "Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable". Check out the trailer below and Marvel.com for more details.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Following in the footsteps of Christopher Nolan's two Batman movie sequels, Paramount Pictures will be attaching a preview of the first nine minutes of Star Trek Into Darkness with IMAX screenings of "The Hobbit" this coming December 14!
Unveiled by Rockstar Games, the second trailer to the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V is finally online and ready for viewing! Learn more about what's to come for the next sandbox style open-world action adventure game, including the fact that you can play three protagonists in this installment - Michael, Trevor, and Franklin! Check out the trailer, and get a taste of how things will spill and interconnect with these three during the game itself!
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Long awaited and finally revealed this week, the very first trailer and theatrical poster grace the interwebz for Sam Raimi's new upcoming flick for Disney - "Oz: The Great and Powerful". Reuniting with his Spider-Man Trilogy star James Franco and also casting Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, and Michelle Williams, the film acts as a prequel to the original Wizard of Oz story.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Since the BIG acquisition news of LucasFilm Ltd. by Disney for $4.05 Billion Dollars, the very next project and priority for the new merger is the next trilogy of Star Wars films. Confirmed for release on 2015, "Episode VII" already has a screenwriter on board in the form of Michael Arndt, who's credentials include Toy Story 3 and the next installment of The Hunger Games film series, Catching Fire. What was also rumored was that three of the key characters involved with the original Star Wars trilogy (Episode IV, V, and VI) were in talks to appear in the new "Disney era" film series, namely Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, and Han Solo. News from ENewsi and the Hollywood Reporter confirms that 2/3 of that trio will return.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Released over the weekend by The Nerd himself James Rolfe, the long awaited trailer to "The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie" has finally arrived online, and shows just how awesome it will be to fans of the show and nostalgic gamers combined.
With the story focusing on the famed "burial site" of the much dreaded E.T game from the Atari days, this epic adventure featuring the angriest video game player ever will be full of exploration and danger, as he sets out to "save gamers"and play one of the shittiest games in gaming history!
Check out the trailer, and for more information on the movie and trailer, visit the source posts at Kotaku and Cinemassacre! For more AVGN videos, visit James official YouTube channel!
The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie is expected to be completed on Spring 2013!
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Released a few days ago, the long-awaited trailer to the film adaptation of the post-apocalyptic zombie flick "World War Z" finally goes online. Starring and produced by Brad Pitt, it is based on Max Brooks' epic zombie novel of the same name, but having a different premise altogether than that of the source material. Pitt plays a United Nations employee named Gerry Lane, who tries to save his family from the zombie outbreak with the UN's help and is subsequently drafted to find survivors and a way to stop society from collapsing altogether.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The full list can be seen via the source post at the Mirror!
Way to go to the one and only Man of Steel himself.... Superman!
Friday, November 9, 2012
Starting off initially as a rumor and now very much real thanks to Michael Bay, it appears that rapper/ singer/ dancer/ and movie star Mark "Marky Mark" Wahlberg is going to join forces with Optimus Prime and his Autobots in the fourth Transformers film!
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Getting ready for his official return to the big screen, Arnold Schwarzenegger has every reason to say "I'm Back" one he comes exploding to theaters with his newest action flick, "The Last Stand"! Directed by Kim Jee-Woon and also co-stars, Forest Whitaker, Jamie Alexander, and Johnny Knoxville, the new Arnie flick sees the former Governator and Bodybuilder play a small town Sheriff who must quell a brutal war between a Mexican Drug Cartel and the FBI.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Following the release of the first part animated adaptation of Frank Miller's seminal work that helped changed comic industry as we know it, Warner Bros. is getting ready to unleash the final installment of the legendary graphic novel story Batman: The Dark Knight Returns with Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part II. The box art for the Blu-Ray is shown above, and the animated film is also slated to be released in DVD and Digital Video via iTunes.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Following the box-office success of Walt Disney Pictures' newest animated movie that is "Wreck-It Ralph", director Rich Moore was interviewed on what his ideas were for arguably considered to be a love letter movie to fans of video games and beyond. A video interview has appeared online via YouTube and Enewsi with Moore expressing interesting ideas for the sequel, and if you haven't seen the film yet, it just opened last week and is currently playing in theaters! If you're a fan of video games and retro gaming, this is a absolute must see, as this review can attest!
Wreck-It Ralph is currently playing in theaters!
Monday, November 5, 2012
Running for almost a month now, AMC's The Walking Dead has proven more or less to be the groundbreaking television series hit that it's promoted itself as. It's not as simple as zombies attacking and surviving the apocalypse. It's become a whole lot more, and things pick up in a drastic way with the episodes following the pilot of the season. This post serves as a recap and analyzation of what's come so far, so SPOILERS will definitely follow after the jump. Read at your own risk.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Over the weekend, Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema have released a brand new set of character posters for Peter Jackson's upcoming return to Middle-Earth with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The poster above shows Sir Ian McKellen back as Gandalf The Grey, and other posters show Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield, Gollum, and Galadriel to name a few. For more peeks at the one sheets, visit the source post at Slash Film and The Playlist.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey plays in theaters on December 13.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Those who haven't had enough of seeing Sir Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin, now's your chance to do so, as Marvel.com has released this new High-Res shot of the evil new nemesis Tony Stark has to face in the upcoming new sequel, Iron Man 3, directed by Shane Black! For more info and details, visit the source post at Marvel.com!
Iron Man 3 jets into theaters on May 3, 2013!
Friday, November 2, 2012
Originally scheduled to be released this year last June 29th but delayed til next year, Paramount Pictures has released a new trailer for their upcoming G.I.Joe sequel for next year, "G.I. Joe: Retaliation". Starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as Roadblock, Ray Park as Snake-Eyes, Channing Tatum as Duke, and Bruce Willis as General Joseph Colton, the film sees the G.I.Joe team framed and attack by the US Government, now under the control of Zartan (masquerading as the US President) and a newly released Cobra Commander.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Moving along with a lot of positive fan reaction, The CW's newest superhero TV series Arrow has slowly introduced more DC Comics characters into the fold, specifically heroes and villains for Oliver Queen/ Green Arrow to pair up or face against. Now, a report from Entertainment Weekly has reported the next character to appear in the show soon, and one hint to give is it's another character straight from a fellow hero's universe.