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Last week, we were surprised by the arrival of the teaser trailer for Fantastic Four, the comic book franchise reboot from Chronicle director Josh Trank. Many people pointed out the similarities in the style and tone of the teaser trailer with that of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. And since this is the internet, someone decided to take some of the voiceover from Matthew McConaughey from the trailers for Interstellar, and use them over footage from Fantastic Four. It's actually a pretty damn great edit that works better than the real teaser trailer for the comic book movie and makes it feel much more powerful. Watch!
We've got plenty of time until we get a new version of Green Lantern from Warner Bros. Pictures. A reboot of the DC Comics superhero was announced with the rest of the DC cinematic universe plans, but it won't arrive until June 19th, 2020, and that's just a release date, which can easily change as time passes. But that hasn't stopped people from thinking about who should put on the ring, though it depends on whether Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner or Kyle Rayner is the hero. But still, one actor is lobbying hard for the role, and that's Tyrese Gibson, one of the stars of the Fast & Furious franchise. Look below!
The Super Bowl may not be until Sunday, but that doesn't mean we can't check out some of the TV spots for movies that will be debuting during the big game. Paramount Pictures has jumped the gun by unveiling the Super Bowl spot for Terminator: Genisys. It's mostly footage we've seen from the teaser trailer, including the return of the infamous "I'll be back" line that we all know. But there are a couple new action shots, and a better look at the aged Terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. I'm still not all that excited for this flick, but at the very least, Emilia Clarke looks like a bad ass as Sarah Connor. Watch it!
Surprisingly enough, the teaser trailer for Minions, the spin-off of Illumination Entertainment's animated hit Despicable Me, looked pretty great. There's a cool, original story that takes place before they even meet Gru (Steve Carell), and the film follows the little yellow creatures, always looking to help out their next master, looking for someone new to oversee them. And since the Super Bowl is right around the corner, we get a Super Bowl spot with the gibberish-speaking little guys going crazy, just like they're at the big game. Unfortunately, the film doesn't hit until this summer, but this should hold your kids over until then. Watch!
We're just under two weeks away from seeing a new original sci-fi flick from the Wachowski siblings. Jupister Ascending looks truly out of this world, and even though it's getting dumped in February, I really hope people give it a chance, because it looks like the kind of epic, sci-fi adventure that doesn't get made anymore unless it's based on a book or comic. Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis star in the film, and while they've been featured on the posters for the film, some alternate poster artwork from Art Machine and Little Giant Studios make them look infinitely better than any of the official studio posters released to hype the film thus far. Why can't we get official movie posters that look this good more often? Look!
After a first look photo emerged last year, we've been waiting to get a glimpse of the teaser trailer for Ted 2, the follow-up to the 2012 comedy from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane. The good news is that the trailer will arrive by way of the sequel's official website www.LegalizeTed.com on Thursday. The website is in reference to the sequel's storyline that finds the title bear fighting in court for the right to have a child with his human girlfriend. And now there's a teaser poster to hype the film's release this summer, and it's very familiar to a teaser poster released for the first film. No points for the recycled joke, Universal. Look!
We've already seen a good amount of footage from The Avengers: Age of Ultron thanks to the teaser trailer and the most recent second trailer, but one thing we haven't seen is a sweet shot of all the superheroes together. But that changes today with the cover for the latest issue of Empire. It's a Photoshopped image of them together, so it's not from the movie, but it's cool to see Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) standing with new characters like Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). But no sign of Paul Bettany as The Vision yet. Look!
If you're one of those who has held off on watching the Fast & Furious franchise, but for some reason you feel compelled to join the crowd in the blockbuster fun this April when Furious 7 hits theaters, then we have just the video for you. The folks over at Cinefix have put together a fast and fun recap of the entire franchise in under three minutes, starting with Vin Diesel and Paul Walker's first outing in The Fast and the Furious back in 2001 and moving through the most recent Fast & Furious 6. It doesn't have all the fun and action the movies do (which are about 50% good for what they are), but it's not a bad way to catch up.
With movie theater attendance falling last year so much that the box office hit the lowest number seen by the industry in 20 years, surely audiences need something to make their experience a little more memorable and worth the price of admission. Well, the United Kingdom theater chain Vue Cinemas decided to craft a little experience for unsuspecting moviegoers seeing Kingsman: The Secret Service by offering them a "free Kingsman upgrade." At first it seems like it's just an escort from the titular secret service organization accompanying them, but then things get intense when some armed bad guys try to get in the way. It's clearly meant to be a stunt gone viral, but it's at least a cool, original idea. to promote the film. Watch below now!
Normally it takes a huge movie like The Avengers: Age of Ultron or Star Wars: The Force Awakens for us to go out of our way to tell you when a trailer for a certain film might be coming. But in the case of 20th Century Fox's reboot of Fantastic Four, which we haven't seen a single frame from, many are wondering when we're going to get a first look. And now Latino Review has word from producer Simon Kinberg that the teaser trailer will arrive with Fox's release of Kingsman: The Secret Service on February 13th. There's a good crossover audience there, and that's six months before the flick hits theaters August 7th.
If the theatrical trailer for the mouthful of a sequel that is The Divergent Series: Insurgent didn't lay things out clearly enough for you, or just didn't offer enough footage from the film if you're already a fan, then we've got two treats for you. Two new featurettes surfaced online this week with footage from behind the scenes of the film, featuring interviews with Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and more. They talk about the story, the larger scale production, and what we can expect from the sequel (including more, bigger simulations in the mind). It looks a little too packed, but may be an improvement.
Last night, a new trailer for The Avengers: Age of Ultron popped up during the College Football National Championship game, and it was online right away to watch over and over again. Thankfully, this one had tons of new footage that we didn't see in the first teaser trailer (or even the slightly extended version), and we got to see even more of Tony Stark and his Hulkbuster fighting Hulk (for a reason that we don't yet know, but keep reading for a solid theory). And because we're pretty damn excited for this comic book sequel, we wanted to take a closer look at the trailer, and examine some curious things glimpsed in it.
For any Paul Thomas Anderson fans out there, today is the day you've been waiting for as Inherent Vice is finally getting a wide release in theaters across the country. The groovy detective comedy is quite a trip, in more ways than one, and while it didn't make my Top 10 Films of 2014, that doesn't mean I didn't love it (probably would have made the Top 15). But the film certainly takes some time to wrap your mind around, and with that in mind, one final trailer has arrived, and it's presented in the style of the 70s time period where the story takes place. Plus, we have one more awesome poster for the flick, and a 20-minute video interview with P.T. Anderson himself (he normally doesn't do those) from VICE. Check them out!
Briefly: With American Sniper getting recognized by the Producers Guild and Writers Guild with nominees in both of the guilds' awards, it looks like Warner Bros. Pictures wants to capitalize on the buzz (even though the film doesn't have any Golden Globe nominations). The studio just announced that the film starring Bradley Cooper will be getting an IMAX release simultaneously when it hits regular theaters next week on January 16th. But let me say, that this is not a film that needs to be seen on the IMAX screen, and it's not even all that great of a movie in general. It's far from terrible, but it's just not very good. Moreover, there's nothing technically impressive to warrant an IMAX screening if you truly must see it in theaters.