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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!
While it's not quite as good as yesterday's poster featuring the King of Monsters destroying more buildings with his gigantic ass, this latest poster for Godzilla is still pretty cool. This time we get a look the giant lizard from behind, but we're a little closer than one of the other posters featuring Godzilla destroying San Francisco. Those spikes on his back are massive, and again, the size of Godzilla this time is almost unfathomable. How will we be able to stop this thing if an atomic bomb didn't do the job? Now we're just waiting to see how big some of the other monsters slated to appear in the film will be in comparison. Look!
Right now you can catch the R-rated comedy Bad Words in limited release, and the comedy from first-time director Jason Bateman (who also stars in the film) will hit more theaters this weekend. To keep the hype machine rolling, the "Arrested Development" and Horrible Bosses star just unveiled a cool new illustrated poster that was created with the help of users on Reddit. Bateman asked people to list their top filthy words, and he picked 20 to include on the limited edition piece. So the poster is pretty raunchy, at least in language, so be wary if you don't like certain vulgar words, and some not-so-vulgar as well. Look!
We just caught a glimpse of more destruction in a new international trailer for the new version of Godzilla from director Gareth Edwards, and even though Bryan Cranston was once one of the most feared drug dealers in the country, he just can't handle a giant lizard roaming about. Now a new poster shows us why since the King of Monsters is just endlessly destroying cities. It's the sheer size of this new Godzilla that's truly remarkable, and that's shown off yet again with his giant ass taking up a lot of space, and a helicopter just watching it happen. If the second trailer for this flick is any indicator, this is just going to be awesome.
Following that cool banner from South by Southwest (which you can see split up into higher quality individual posters right here), Captain America: The Winter Soldier has gotten one more IMAX poster, taking most of the characters from that banner and combined them into a single stylish poster. We're not sure if they'll be giving this one out to people who check out the early IMAX screenings of the film, but it would look pretty cool on a wall. It almost feels like a propaganda poster, which seems appropriate since early buzz on the Marvel sequel says the film works as a 70s political thriller, just with a superhero. Look!
This weekend, it's finally time for Jim Henson's lovable Muppets to travel the world in the caper Muppets Most Wanted. And since the film is hitting theaters this weekend, the publicity blitz is on. Last night, it was "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon who was graced with the presence of the iconic Kermit the Frog. And it was all too perfect since it was St. Patrick's Day, and Fallon got decked out in some green wardrobe, grabbed a mug of green beer, and sang Kermit's iconic version of "It's Not Easy Being Green." Plus, we have his appearance on the late night talk show where he gave Fallon a funny little gift. Watch it!
Earlier this year we saw some kids adorably reenact some scenes from the Best Picture nominees, and now some more adorable rugrats have been rounded up to give the same treatment to the trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. While the aforementioned videos of kids acting out Oscar nominated films was just for the sake of comedy, this one has the weight of Chevrolet behind it. This is exactly what kids see in their mind when they act out their favorite superhero movies, but what makes this charming is the slight changes to some of the dialogue, tailored for the kids. That Nick Fury kid sounds tough. Watch!
"All the other fairies fly, why don't you?" Following a couple new posters for the Disney villain tale Maleficent, we have a new banner and teaser poster taking flight with Angelina Jolie spreading her wings as the Sleeping Beauty sorceress. The banner just shows off the impressive wingspan, but the new teaser gives us even more background information of how Maleficent came to be so evil, and it might have something to do with someone stealing her wings. While I'm concerned this will turn out like another bland revision in the vein of Snow White and the Huntsman, hopefully Jolie will make this work. Watch and see!
Following some impressive, towering concept art last year, not to mention some first look photos, the teaser poster for The Maze Runner has arrived. It definitely takes a cue from the aforementioned concept art, but just changes the angle from which we see the maze, and only features two characters getting ready to enter the towering puzzle. Fox pushed back the film from an initial February release all the way to this fall in September, but that was apparently to make the movie and marketing better, to give audiences more time to gain interest in the film. The teaser trailer shouldn't be too far behind either so stay tuned. See the poster!
Normally when it comes to posting pictures of toys for big blockbuster films heading to theaters, we're not big fans. Many times, some people think getting a glimpse of some action figures or toy promo artwork is a good first impression for a film that hasn't released a first look photo or a teaser trailer yet, but we think that's rubbish. However, since we've already gotten a glimpse at the new Godzilla from director Gareth Edwards in the most recent trailer, we have no problem pointing out this cool new toy version of the King of Monsters, especially since it's over 3-feet long! And if this new Godzilla is really that big compared to the kid in this picture, then we might just have to pick up one of these for our own shelf. Check out the toy!