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Following yesterday's batch of feaurettes from the set of X-Men: Days of Future Past, a whole batch of photos have surfaced online today. However, since they were discovered by a forum user at Superhero Hype, we're not exactly sure if these are official posters, or just unused concepts, mostly because some of them seem incomplete without studio logos, a release date, etc. Some of them are really stylish, while others are pretty bland. The prominence of Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique is interesting though. Is Warner Bros. just capitalizing on her Hunger Games popularity, or is she just as prominent as Hugh Jackman? Look!
Another Marvel movie is upon us with the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier on screens across the United Sates just hours away. That means it's also time for a Mondo poster commemorating the latest film in Marvel's cinematic universe. This time it's Rich Kelly who was commissioned to design a poster for the patriotic superhero from another time, and he did an amazing job. It has hints of the retro 70s style poster for the sequel that popped up online not too long ago but with a contemporary edge. If these posters weren't so hard to get ahold of, I would definitely like to frame it on my wall. See the poster below!
Taking a cue from the annoyingly similar banners for Oz: The Great and Powerful and Alice in Wonderland, Disney has decided to deliver a banner poster for Maleficent that shows off more than just Angelina Jolie and her horns. Like the aforementioned Disney marketing pieces, this banner shows off a lot of the kingdom, including some creatures we've yet to see in the trailers. In addition to the banner, a French poster has also surfaced that basically takes the same image and puts it in a more narrow frame, but adds the three colorful fairies into the mix. Plus there's Elle Fanning as Sleeping Beauty too. Check out both posters!
With Captain America: The Winter Soldier arriving this week, it feels like the blockbuster summer season is starting early. But May is really when the tentpoles come into full swing. However, one of the big action flicks of the year won't arrive until later in the summer, and that is The Expendables 3. There's some sort of new "Roll Call" video or trailer arriving tomorrow, but in the meantime, we have a huge pile of character posters that have arrived featuring the enormous action ensemble cast. The bad news is they all look like yearbook portraits that their mother made them get while they were shopping at Sears. See posters below!
"Remember Noah, he choose you for a reason." Now playing in theaters everywhere is Darren Aronofsky's Noah, his epic new take on the biblical story of Noah's Ark, starring Russell Crowe. The movie has been discussed and argued endlessly by critics and moviegoers the world over, as is evident by some of the heated discussions in our Sound Off. One of the best parts is the new score by Clint Mansell, which has a feeling similar to The Fountain, but with its own distinct sound for this movie. In honor of the release of the movie and Mansell's score, Paramount has provided us with an exclusive featurette showing more footage mixed with Mansell's wonderful music. It's another great reminder to buy the score and catch this in theaters now.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? The end of the world... is just the beginning. It's time. Now playing in theaters everywhere is Darren Aronofsky's Noah, an epic Hollywood-sized gritty take on the biblical story of Noah's Ark, from Genesis chapters 6-9. Starring as Noah is Russell Crowe, along with Jennifer Connelly as his wife Naameh, and Logan Lerman and Douglas Booth as his children Ham and Shem. As a family, they brave the darkness of humanity and the wrath of God to build an ark and restart life on Earth after God destroys it in the great flood. How is Aronofsky's take on this story? Too ambitious, or too honest? His best yet? Once you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on Aronofsky's Noah.
This weekend, Darren Aronofsky's somewhat controversial Biblical epic Noah floods theaters, and it'll be sure to stir up discussion with all your religious friends and family members with Easter coming up. And while Noah has only been a reality for the big screen over the past few years, the inception of Aronofsky's affinity for this classic tale goes all the way back to the filmmaker's childhood. In fact, at just 13 years old, Aronofsky wrote a poem that won a United Nations poetry competition while at school in Brooklyn, and the poem actually inspired the film during development of Pi, his directorial debut. Now you can read it below!
Today the action sequel The Raid 2: Berandal hits theaters in New York and Los Angeles, but the film will be expanding over the coming weeks (find out when it hits near you right here). And if you're lucky enough to have seen the film already, or don't mind seeing a short clip of one of the fight sequences in the sequel, we have something cool for you to check out. Director Gareth Evans decided to sit down for The New York Times new regular segment "Anatomy of a Scene" where he talks about the though process and work that went into a specific sequence. In this case, it's a night club fight with Yayan Ruhian. Watch it!
After an IMAX poster for the sequel/reboot Transformers: Age of Extinction arrived earlier this month, another new poster keeps the new marketing aesthetic alive. In this one, we're still on the farm, but Mark Wahlberg and his daughter Nicola Peltz are running from the new enemy that has emerged on Earth at a time when the Transformers are being hunted down, having been banished from the planet and disavowed by the government that once trusted them to protect us. These posters are much better than the Photoshopped floating heads and other lame designs, so maybe there's hope for a fresh sequel too. Look!
This weekend, the incredible action sequel The Raid 2: Berandal hits theaters, and it's going to blow you away. The film clocks in at two and a half hours, and you will be exhausted after you see Iko Uwais kick some serious ass. But what if I told you that the long running time still doesn't contain all of the action that writer and director Gareth Evans wanted in the film? Because at least one sequence had to be cut from the film, but thankfully, Evans has posted the entire four and a half minute scene online. But be wary, because it's brutal, bloody and not for the faint of heart. Don't watch it around children and probably not in public.
A new trailer for Jupiter Ascending, the latest sci-fi endeavor from Andy & Lana Wachowski, should be arriving anytime now. In the meantime, the first posters for the hopeful summer blockbuster have arrived, and they're not all that convincing. Since the first trailer seemed a bit odd, and the Japanese trailer didn't improve that vibe much, Warner Bros. has a lot of convincing to do in order to get butts in the seats for this original sci-fi flick. Otherwise, the Wachowskis just might have another flop on their hands (which might be why The Matrix is rumored for a reboot). The two posters feature stars Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis, but the aesthetic is an odd, fantasy mix of The Great Gatsby and Cloud Atlas marketing. Look!
Just after the viral marketing for the indie sci-fi flick The Signal kicked off last week, we got the first trailer for the film that debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. Now a second poster has arrived for the film, and it's pretty trippy. A walking, radiation-suited figure (maybe Laurence Fishburne) is given a kaleidoscopic effect, and it's just a stylish image that catches the eye and even creates a bit of mystery. This is such a cool movie, and we hope audiences will seek it out this summer and enjoy the ominous feel, the twists and turns, and just an original sci-fi flick amongst a pool of franchises, sequels and reboots. Look!
With the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier just under two weeks away, we can't wait to see how this film shakes up the Marvel cinematic universe leading up to The Avengers: Age of Ultron (which just debuted some cool concept art right here). Now we have one final poster to show off for the Marvel sequel starring Chris Evans, and it takes a cue from the praised 70s political thriller style the film is said to embody and pull off magnificently. The poster comes from artist Paolo Rivera, and was commissioned by Marvel, complete with a retro style of films from decades past. It's probably the best poster yet. Look below!
Earlier this year, our first look at the comedy sequel Dumb & Dumber To arrived with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels back as dimwitted best friends Lloyd and Harry. The film doesn't come out until this fall, but the first teaser posters have finally arrived, and while they don't feature Daniels or Carrey, they each have a little item everyone will recognize from the first film. It's the two ridiculous tuxedos the dumb duo wears to the fancy preservation society dinner where Harry accidentally kills an owl with a champagne cork. We hope the appearance of these posters means there's a teaser trailer not too far behind. See the two posters below!