If there were any concerns that Netflix’s The Punisher would be a sanitized version of the character, they can be easily dismissed. While we got a teaser after the credits of this August’s The Defenders, the streaming service has released the first full trailer for the show.
It’s very, very dark and very, very bloody.
And if you’re a fan of The Punisher, that’s probably exactly what you want. I mean, as bullets fire to the beat of Metallica’s “One,” it’s hard to imagine any other way this series could more accurately capture the tone of the character. That said, it will be interesting to see how audiences react to the show, considering how much darker it is than the rest of the Marvel properties.
The Punisher season one is expected to hit Netflix this November.
Most of us were sad that Voltron: Legendary Defender season three was only half the episodes of seasons one and two when it hit this last August, but the promise that season four would quickly follow in October held us over. Well, we’re getting closer to the show’s return, so Dreamworks and Netflix have put out the first trailer for the season.
It’s not much, but it definitely whets the appetite.
We’ve said it before, but Voltron: Legendary Defender is a pretty amazing. It took a butchered anime series and turned it into one of the best animated science fiction franchises out there. It’s hard to believe that Legendary Defender has only been around for a couple of years.
All six episodes of Season Four hit Netflix October 13th.
The first trailer for the new Tomb Raider movie is here, and it’s very, very Tomb Raider-y. Starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft, the film is loosely based on the 2013 reboot of the video game series.
Honestly? It looks pretty decent so far. I mean, it’s always hard to tell from a trailer, but the tone is clearly much more grounded than the previous film franchise based on the game series. I think the best attitude to take right now is “cautious optimism,” and I guess we’ll see what happens.
Downsizing is a rather unique looking film. The basic premise is that to combat overpopulation, some of humanity have decided to shrink themselves to conserve resources. People who have been “downsized” live in a doll sized world where they live like millionaires… but, y’know, tiny ones.
It’s an interesting idea, and with a cast that includes Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, and Jason Sudeikis it’s hard to see the film not being fairly entertaining. Honestly, it’s just nice to see a science fiction film centered around an idea I haven’t seen a million times before.
When Amazon picked up Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams to series last February we were obviously excited. I mean, it’s an anthology series based on the works of Philip K Dick and produced by Ronald D. Moore, Bryan Cranston and Michael Dinner.
It sounds pretty great.
Well, we now have our first trailer for the show, not through Amazon but via the Australian network Stan (which will also air the series). Of course, since the official Stan copy of the trailer is region locked, we’ve embedded someone else’s upload — so it may disappear at any moment.
Check it out while you can though, because this show looks really, really neat.
This weekend I’m sure most of you sat down to branspike/binge the latest Netflix Marvel series The Defenders. I mean, the streaming service has been building towards this for years, and the show is kind of amazing. What you might not have noticed (or maybe you just haven’t gotten there yet) is that Netflix shared a teaser trailer for their next Marvel series, The Punisher, after the credits of the final episode.
It’s been ripped from Netflix and reposted to Youtube a bunch of times, so we’re not sure if it’ll stay online. It’s only a minute long, but it’s a great little look at the tone of The Punisher. I’m excited about the show, and I’ve never really even liked the character.
The Punisher is expected to be released this fall.
With The Defenders premiering on Netflix tomorrow, we had assume that the video we saw earlier this week was the final trailer for the series. This, of course, has turned out to be completely untrue — as Netflix has put out another one.
Honestly, if trailers are designed to hype up people for something, they’re definitely succeeding with particular one. We get more of Sigourney Weaver’s character monologuing, some cool fights, and just enough to make me say “I guess Iron Fist was worth it.” I know what my plans for this weekend are at least.
I’m just going to be honest here — Godzilla: Monster Planet‘s new trailer looks plain amazing. We got our first tease of the film last month, but now we have a much better look at the film, and I couldn’t be more excited.
The premise is simple — monsters have taken over the earth. Humanity tried to find a new home, but was unable to find a suitable new planet to live on… so they have to go back and actually deal with Godzilla. The film was first announced back in the spring, and it’s just super neat looking.
Godzilla: Monster Planet comes to theaters in Japan this November, followed by an international release on Netflix.
Do you remember the 2010 movie Skyline? I do. It was kind of cheesy, but watchable (pretty much thanks to Eric Balfour’s ability to make bad dialogue sound good). Even if you do remember it, you might not have realized that they’re making a sequel.
Beyond Skyline focuses on another set of characters trying to survive the same alien invasion, and now there’s a trailer for it. It’s possibly the most stereotypical trailer released in a long while (down to the “bwaahms”), but it kind of looks decent? I don’t know… it’s hard to tell.
I’ll probably watch it though.
Beyond Skyline hits theaters internationally this November, but won’t come out in the United States until a later date.
Netflix’s The Defenders will be here at the end of the week, so what better way to start it than with the final trailer for the miniseries? This newest set of clips puts Danny Rand front and center, and I think that (while he was a bit annoying as the central protagonist) he’ll balance nicely with the more jaded members of the team.
That would be “everyone else” if you were curious.
Honestly, I’m excited for this, and fully expect to finish it before the weekend is out. It’s hard to believe that we’ve only been living in this corner of the MCU for two years, but this event series definitely feels earned. It’s just plain cool.
The Defenders hits Netflix on Friday.
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