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Now this looks interesting. Charlize Theron is kicking ass in this Red Band Trailer for Atomic Blonde. Not only is she dishing out the beatings, but taking quite the beating herself. There’s no acrobatics and wrapping her thighs around some guys neck to flip him, no, she is just punching and kneeing and kicking the crap out of the bad guys as she takes what they can dish out and then gives it back with a vengeance. Check out the red band trailer below. (more…)


The second trailer for Kong: Skull Island has hit the Internet and it’s action packed and delivers a big wallop as John Goodman proves that monsters do exist. The cast is slammed packed with fan favorites including Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, and John C Riley in a role that he seems born to play. If you thought you were done with childhood giant monster movies, you were mistaken. (more…)


About a month ago, the trailer for 10 Cloverfield Lane surprised everybody with its theatrical debut. All over the internet there were hype pieces and fan theories of what the story will entail. It’s pretty much safe to say that most people who saw the trailer were thinking the same thing: “how can a movie involving John Goodman and Mary Elizabeth Winstead in a basement possibly relate to a found footage film about a giant monster?” The possibilities were practically endless. However, according to producer J.J. Abrams, the film is indeed not as connected to the original Cloverfield as many thought it would be.



You may have missed this last night on The Walking Dead, seeing as how you were probably being pulled off the ceiling after reacting to all the high drama, but a brand new 10 Cloverfield Lane trailer premiered during the commercial break. The sudden and surprising sequel and/or spin-off of the 2008 found footage hit Cloverfield will hit theaters in just a couple of weeks, and darned if still have any idea what it’s going to be about. This new trailer sends a bold message thematically though suggesting that there will be monsters outside, and inside, the bunker beneath the titular setting. (more…)

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Considering that Transformers: Age of Extinction opens in theaters in less than two months, the news that the production has just added two new cast members might sound a little odd. The movie is in post and has to be ready to go very soon, so what does the Michael Bay movie machine think it’s doing when it grabs up John Goodman and Ken Watanabe? No, Bay hasn’t gone insane. There’s actually a good reason for it and you can scroll on for the details. (more…)

After much self-released events, Kevin Smith is finally set to arrive in theaters, but it is promised to be a unique experience. The press release from gives all movie-goers a sneak-peek of what to expect:

“On Sunday, September 25, Red State will screen at select theatres nationwide through a unique partnership with the Emerging Pictures theatre network, announced David Dinerstein, whose D Squared Films is overseeing the films distribution for SModcast. “Red State will be made available as a ‘One-Night-Only’ event which mirrors the format of SModcast’s record breaking Red State USA Tour from earlier this year. For this screening event, Smith’s trademark post show Q&A will be digitally streamed live from Tarantino’s New Beverly into all of the participating theatres, allowing audience members to interact directly with Smith utilizing Twitter. Smith will be joined on stage by a special guest who will moderate the Q&A,” said Dinerstein.

Written and directed by Kevin Smith and produced by Jonathan Gordon, Red State stars 2011 Academy Award winner for Best Actress Melissa Leo, Golden Globe winner John Goodman, and Michael Parks. The film debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to much notoriety when Smith ended studio bidding by buying his own film for $20 and declaring he would be self-distributing the film theatrically. Smith has since toured the film around the country to enthusiastic audiences, grossing $1,065,429 to date at the North American box office from only 22 single show engagements and its Academy-qualifying run.
Following Smith’s original mandate to maximize the potential audience while minimizing the excessive marketing costs normally associated with distribution, he and his team have devised a unique distribution plan that will make the film available on multiple platforms simultaneously, including today’s debut of the film on Video-On-Demand (VOD) from Lionsgate. Lionsgate has previously announced that the DVD and and BluRay is set to be released on October 18 to coincide with the 17th anniversary of Smith’s debut film Clerks.

Red State tells the story of a group of teens in Middle America who receive an online invitation for sex, but soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.”

By all means, Smith has been running on full cylinders promoting this film and its shown in ticket sales. After SModcasts (Smith’s company) released the film March 5, it kick started the 15 city Red State USA Tour. This tour allowed the film to unexpectedly become one of the few films to become the 9th highest per screen average film of all time.

This past weekend Red State secured the highest per-theater-average of any film in release for the past two weekends, averaging of $25,800 and $10,000 per theater, respectively. So will you be making it to theaters to check out Kevin Smith’s new movie or will you wait until it goes to Netflix?


After a few weeks of teasing us with some awesome movie posters, Kevin Smith (you should know what he’s known for) has finally released a teaser trailer for his upcoming horror film, Red State.

The film stars Michael Parks, John Goodman, Mellisa Root, and a bunch of other fine actors. Here is a brief plot synopsis:

“Red State begins by following three horny high school boys who come across an online ad from an older woman looking for a gang bang. Boys being boys, they hit the road to satisfy their libidinal urges. But what begins as a fantasy takes a dark turn as they come face-to-face with a terrifying “holy” force with a fatal agenda.”

Being someone who has watched countless of horror films for almost two decades now (parents thought it was okay for a four year old to watch horror movie as long as I cover my eyes on some of the gory stuff and pointless nudity), I’m excited for it as it hits the creepy note really well.  I’m so used to Kevin’s usual run-of-the-mill dick and fart films, mixed in with some false sense of emotion and personal growth that this type of movie from him is very curious.

Check the trailer out now and to see if you’ll be equally excited for this flick as I am. If you want to learn more about the film (and making movies), then check out the Red State of the Union podcast.

Do you think this will be the movie that will actually define Smith’s writing and directing talent? What do you think will do for his career? Please, share you thoughts in the comment section below.

Source: /Film


and the fan is me! That’s right your very own nerd bastard @blakestevenson. I first saw the Red State teaser poster early last week and was very, very excited about it. So much so that I had to do my own vision of the poster! If your interested in checking out more of my work check out my website or follow me on twitter. Hope you guys enjoy another peek into fanboy artistry.