It’s only one of the most anticipated movies of the year, director Neill Blomkamp‘s follow-up to the critical and commercial smash District 9, but despite its original March 2013 release date, and its expected new release date just four months hence, we haven’t seen a lot of Blomkamp’s new project Elysium…
Yahoo has posted the first trailer for the film, and it looks amazing. Matt Damon plays a soldier trying to leave the dying Earth and become part of the stiff upper crust (the one per centers) who live on a lavish space station called Elysium, which is administered by Jodie Foster. District 9 star Sharlto Copley plays the villain, and while you’ll see him in the trailer, if you blink you might miss him. The trailer also gives us a good long look at both Earth and Elysium and hints at some of the action we’re going to see in the film (it’s not all high-brow sci-fi ideas and stuff, you know).
Here’s the trailer:
Plot Synopsis:In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that if successful will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.
Warner Bros. has released the first TV spot for their upcoming low budget indie film about a flying alien with multiple personality disorders. It is called Man of Steel: The Tale of the Man Who is Super, and it is not (apparently) a sequel to the criminally underrated comic book superhero movie, Steel, which starred Shaquille O’Neal in a raw and tumultuous demonstration of thespianic talent so thunderous and impactful that it may or may not have been the real cause of Jimmy Stewart’s death.
No, it is not that — sadly — but Man of Steel is directed by Zack Snyder, a man who never saw Steel, a man who rejects all other spellings of that name and a man who previously directed Sucker Punch, a movie about owls, 300, The Watchmen, the Dawn of the Dead remake, and uh… there is also a Morrisey music video on his IMDB page, I should mention that as well.
By the way, does anyone else think Morrissey looks like the guy who played The Governor on The Walking Dead? His name is also Morrissey, David Morrissey. Do you think they are related? Maybe they are cousins.
Anyway, David Morrissey isn’t in this film but Henry Cavill is, and he is British, but I don’t think they are related. Also in this film: Laurence Fishburne (who was in The Matrix), Kevin Costner (who was not), Russell Crowe (who used to be in a band), and Amy Adams, who is the only redhead in Hollywood that I don’t really find attractive with the exception of Donny Most.
If you don’t know who Donny Most is, I hope you accidentally swallow a baby snake and it lays eggs in your colon and then you poop baby snakes and then when you look in the toilet you get so scared that you pass out and then someone who you are kinda into, but haven’t yet gotten with, finds you and you are so embarrassed that you move to Alabama where you start a small thrift store called “Old Shit” and hire all these mischievous employees and one day, some guy from a network comes and offers you a reality show, but he isn’t from one of the good networks, but that doesn’t matter because you do the show anyway, and they schedule you in a weird time slot right behind a reality show with Anson Williams called “That’s Just Anson Being Anson” and…
[Disclaimer: If you are, somehow, still reading this, then kudos to you. You are a brave little toaster and if I had the financial ability to do so, I would tender you a voucher for one granola bar... quite possibly a Kudos granola bar, because they are tasty and that would make literal the whole Kudos thing from before.
Yes, that would have been the bees knees, but sadly I am not able to tender you such a voucher, so you will just have to settle for a hearty dash of gratitude, and a quick return to the conclusion of this article that everyone else simply ignored to get to the bottom, where the fresh, new Man of Steel footage lies waiting for you. Again, many thanks.]
… at a network mixer, you and Anson, Anson Williams, the star of That’s Just Anson Being Anson, would strike up a conversation and you tell him all about your snake butt and your lost love and how it all happened because you didn’t know who Donny Most was and then he punches you in the mouth because he — of course — knows who Donny Most is, and then you realize — AT LONG LAST — how foolish you were for not knowing who Donny Most is. THAT, is what I hope the consequences are if you don’t know who Donny Most is, but anyway, here is the synopsis for Man of Steel, and below that is the new trailer, enjoy!
Synopsis that I copied and pasted here for you:
From Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures comes “Man of Steel”, starring Henry Cavill, directed by Zach Snyder. The film also stars Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Henry Lennix, Christopher Meloni and Laurence Fishburne.
Trailer that I embedded by using magic code.
Man of Steel comes out on June 14th in a theater near me, ya’ll need to sort out where it’s goona be in your own damn neighborhood.
The Percy Jackson franchise continues to roll along, always striving for that elusive, Harry Potter-esque, box office glory. Personally, I thought the first flick, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief was pretty good. I’m not saying it was spectacular, but it was entertaining. This trailer for its sequel, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – glad they dropped The Olympians bit - looks to be much of the same, a good popcorn flick for those who like teenage heroes and Greek gods.
The CGI effects look good, especially that pretty sea horse thingy, and hey, what do you know, Nathan Fillion is in this movie for some reason. That adds some bonus points right there!
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters releases this August 16th, interested?
Children of the 90′s rejoice! Soon to join your video game shelf is this new effort from Capcom, DuckTales Remastered, a brand new game featuring Scrooge McDuck, his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, Launchpad McQuack et al.
The game will be out later this summer, but a trailer for the game debuted today. And I hope you remember the words to the theme song, because you’re about to be asked to sing-along.
In case you didn’t see it before, here’s a look at the game play from Twitch’s demo at PAX East.
03-18-13 • Comics, FilmPosted by Adam A. Donaldson
The Wolverine is one of the mostly anticipated movies of the summer, and fans are hoping a return to form for Marvel’s fiercest merry mutant, and star Hugh Jackman is hoping for the same.
“I’m thrilled the studio called it The Wolverine instead of Wolverine 2, because we’re trying to set it up as a standalone picture,” Jackman says in a recent interview with Total Film (via Comic Book Movie) magazine. “Tonally, it’s different from the other X-Men movies. It’s got massive action sequences, as people would expect, and it’ll be great fun. But it is a character-driven movie. It’s about a guy completely out of his element, in this world that’s foreign to him, and how he copes with that. I feel like we have the opportunity to deliver that badass, kick-ass Wolverine I know everybody wants to see.”
And don’t think Jackman’s lost much in the 13 years since he first played the character. A lot of people thought there was some Photoshopped assistance in that publicity still, but Jackman’s co-star Will Yun Lee, who’s rumored to be playing the villain Silver Samurai in the film, says believe the hype.
“I’ve seen playbacks of Hugh fighting different characters in the movie he’s no joke! He’s probably in the best shape I’ve ever seen him in all the X-Mens,” he says. “The fighting style in the this movie is very Japanese-specific. The movie’s stunt team 8711 is probably one of the best in the business. In training they beat me up all day and I could barely even walk home! Because we’re dealing with weapons like swords and Wolverine’s claws, even though they’re fake, you’re still just a fraction away from getting hurt or getting hit in the eye…I was like, ‘Oh my god, I better not miss my timing.’”
But is the viciousness of the fight going to be a pain for The Wolverine once the ratings board gets a hold of it? Director James Mangold doesn’t think so. “I don’t tend to think of that per se,” he says. “But I do want the movie to have an intensity. I don’t want it to feel just like a CG fest. I think so much of what’s badass about Wolverine is his physicality: the sweat, blood, passion and anger. What we trying to do in terms of the action is restore, or even for the first time kind of explore his physicality on a more visceral level.”
In other news, Mangold confirmed through his Twitter account (via Geek Tyrant) that The Wolverine trailer will be coming out in front of G.I. Joe: Retaliation on March 27.
Meanwhile, to tide you over, here are some more images from film.
The Wolverine stars Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Khodchenkova, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, and Brian Tee. It’s set to hit theaters on July 26th, 2013.
Can you believe a new season – well, half season, really – of Doctor Who is nearly upon us!? In only two weeks time we’ll have already seen the newest episode, “The Bells of St. John” premiering March 30th at 9pm EST on BBC America, and we’ll have seen The Doctor in action with his newest companion, Clara Oswin Oswald. For real this time, no more of that let’s introduce and kill her in one episode. At least I hope so.
Check out the latest trailer for Doctor Who Series 7 Part 2, or Season 7B, below. It’s full of new footage featuring some excellent looks at both the new Ice Warriors and Cybermen, plus more from Miss Jenna-Louise Coleman.
But wait, there’s more! In addition to this latest trailer we’ve got four new posters for the four first episodes of Series 7B and their synopses. Check ‘em out below the cut!
Tomorrow the new trailer for Iron Man 3 is premiering and it’s expected to be chocked full of new footage. Can’t wait? It appears the trailer has already screened in Mexico and fan from below the border filmed it in amazing, crappy, cellphone quality and uploaded it. You can watch the video below, though I don’t know why you would. The quality really is atrocious. Oh, and the audio’s in Spanish. But if you’re that impatient, here ya go,
Here’s a translation for those who can’t understand Español,
Tony Stark: I can’t sleep.
President: When you elected me, I made you a promise: that I would defend this nation at all costs. The Mandarin must to be stopped.
Mandarin: You don’t know who I am. I will attack them when they least expect it.
Reporter to Tony Stark: What will you do about these attacks?
Aldrich Killian: The world will be watching for it.
Reporter: The question is: where is Tony Stark?
Tony Stark to Pepper Potts: Everything is different now. I must protect the only thing that matters in my life and that’s you.
Mandarin: Mr. Stark, today is the first day of the rest of your life.
Tony Stark to Pepper Potts: Run!
Mandarin: I will give you a choice: to have an empty life or a worthy death.
Tony Stark: You are not a man. You are no more than a maniac. You don’t scare me. There are no politics behind this, just typical revenge.
Tony Stark: We need reinforcements.
Rhodey: That’s your job.
Tony Stark: My friends have arrived.
The official trailer will release tomorrow. Until then, what did you see that you’re currently freakin’ the fuck out about? Hulkbuster armor, maybe? It sure looked like it was in there.
It’s here! It’s almost here! The trailer for Game of Thrones‘ Season 3 is upon us, and I don’t know about you but I’m literally squirming with excitement. Sure, it’s only a trailer, and come the end of it I’ll only be wanting more, but it’s a sign that our long wait is almost over. The trailer will premiere tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live!so make sure you tune in to ABC at 11:35 EST.
Below is a very short video teaser, because yes, we live in a time where trailers have trailers, and below that is the official press release.
WORLD PREMIERE OF HBO® GAME OF THRONES® SEASON 3 TRAILER ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22
– Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m./ 10:35 p.m. CT on ABC –
New York, N.Y., February 21, 2013 – The Season 3 trailer of HBO’s Game of Thrones makes its exclusive world premiere on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) on Friday, February 22nd. A big fan of the series, Kimmel kicks off the countdown to the new season premiere on Sunday, March 31 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on HBO, with the all-new 60-second trailer that will offer a first look at the action and treachery that continues in the visually stunning series that has become a pop culture phenomenon.
Stated Kimmel, “I am so excited about this trailer, even I might watch my show.” The trailer will be posted to the Game of Thrones YouTube channel immediately following its east coast debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. http://www.youtube.com/gameofthrones.
Based on the popular book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” by George R.R. Martin, the Emmy®- and Golden Globe®-winning fantasy series Games of Thrones chronicles an epic struggle for power set in a vast and violent fantasy kingdom. Beginning on March 31st, Games of Thrones will air on HBO on Sunday nights at 9:00p.m. ET/PT.
If you happen to miss the trailer on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, come back here as soon as you can, we’ll have the trailer up once it becomes available online.
We’ve seen quite a bit from Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealm Studio‘s upcoming brawler featuring some of DC‘s most famous capes and cowls. We’ve seen Superman punch foes into space, Solomon Grundy pull a tombstone from his chest and bludgeon opponents, and Harley Quinn armed with explosive pies. And with its interactive environment and insane combos, Injustice looks like a real quality fighting game, not a game hinging on fans to be content with pitting Wondy against Bats.
Finally with the release of its story trailer we know why it’s teammate against teammate, and friend against friend.
Wow. Color me impressed. I think the graphics are great looking, most of the character designs are pretty slick – still don’t understand why Harley needs yet another costume, but I’ll move on – and if this trailer’s intensity transfers to the gameplay I think we’re looking at a top notch superhero game. Whatcha think?
Injustice: Gods Among Us releases for Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii U on April 16th. You grabbing a copy?
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