Well, the first trailer for Alita: Battle Angel has dropped, and we have lots of thoughts. We could talk about how the James Cameron produced and Robert Rodriguez directed live action adaptation of the manga and anime Battle Angel Alita seems to be devoid of Asian actors, but–OH MY GOD WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO HER FACE. WHAT IS GOING ON WITH ROSA SALAZAR’S FACE.
DO NOT LOOK AT ME WITH THOSE EYES.
THOSE ARE THE EYES OF THE DAMNED. THEY WILL HAUNT MY DREAMS. WHY WOULD THEY DO THIS. WHY GOD WHY. THERE IS NO POINT TO THIS. ANIME EYES SHOULD NEVER APPEAR AS FLESH, AND DAMN THE FOUL SOULS WHO THOUGHT THIS WAS A GOOD IDEA. OH MY GOD, OH MY GOD, OH MY GOD.
The new trailer for Ready Player One dropped this weekend, and it sure is a trailer for Ready Player One. Unlike the earlier trailer that was released at San Diego Comic-Con, this one actually gives some plot details too.
Honestly? The more I see of the film the less excited I get. I mean, with the number of references crammed in, I feel like it plans to rely more on nostalgia than bringing anything new to the table. I know that’s sort of the point of the book in many ways, but still.
In any case, Ready Player One comes out March 30, 2018.
2015’s Jurassic World may not have been the best movie, but it was certainly financially successful. I mean, it was a half-decent Jurassic Park movie, and watching dinosaurs eat people can be fun — well, except for the bit with Katie McGrath.
That was just bizarrely unnecessary and weird.
Anywho, with its success a sequel was inevitable – and now we have the first trailer for it. I don’t have much to say about the trailer, mostly because it’s a bunch of action pieces. I mean, it looks alright, and I’m excited to see Jeff Goldblum back as Dr. Ian Malcolm… but I just don’t have high expectations though.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom comes out June 22, 2018.
Netflix’s adaptation of Richard Morgan’s 2002 cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon hasn’t seen a lot of hype, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t look amazing. The streaming service has dropped it’s first teaser trailer for the show, and it looks dark, moody, and just plain interesting.
Set five centuries in the future, it’s set in a world where people are able to transfer their minds electronically. The rich are able to effectively gain immortality by repeatedly replacing their bodies. Entertainment Weekly has additional information (and a lot more photos), so you might want to check out their piece on the show.
All ten epiosdes of Altered Carbon hit Netflix on February 2nd.
The first trailer for Marvel’s upcoming mega-film Avengers: Infinity War just dropped, and holy crap is it jammed packed full of heroes. I mean, we always knew it would be, but when we only see a couple of major ones show up in the end-of-trailer tag… it’s a lot.
This movie is either going to be amazing or just too full of characters to work, and I’m honestly excited to find out how things work out. I mean, at least we know it looks cool.
The new trailer for A Wrinkle in Time has dropped. With a solid cast, and some brilliant visuals, it looks pretty danged amazing.
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle is probably one of the stranger books from some of our childhoods. Disney’s film adaptation has been in the works since 2010, but didn’t really kick into gear until 2014 when Frozen‘s Jennifer Lee was brought onboard. It’s certainly a unique story with some unique and pretty demanding visuals, so it will be interesting to see if the adaptation holds up to the original.
A Wrinkle in Time will find its way to theaters March 9, 2018.
Many of us have been excited at the idea of a sequel to The Incredibles for quite some time, and with a scheduled release for next summer. Now we finally have a teaser trailer for the film too.
It’s only about a minute long (not even), and it shows us almost nothing. That said, we’re so hungry for this movie even the slightest trickle has us going crazy. I mean, it’s just a movie… right? Right. I’m going to calm down now.
We haven’t really talked about the Rampage movie since it was first announced back in the summer of 2015, but the first trailer dropped a few days ago for the film. Starring Dwayne Johnson, and based off the classic video game… you can pretty much figure out what this movie is going to be.
The movie looks sadly like they’re taking the premise seriously, which is too bad — as the joy of Rampage was just how ridiculous the game was. I mean it was a game where you play a giant monster wrecking buildings. It seems a waste to just turn it into another straight action film. At least Johnson is a charming enough actor to make it watchable.
We took a few days off (since we all went to Daisho Con this last weekend) so we missed a few things last week. One of the big ones was the new teaser for Deadpool 2. There’s a montage of new footage and images in it, but it’s embedded in the middle of a rather on-point Bob Ross spoof.
Personally I think it’s pretty funny, and probably the most Deadpool-like way to promote the movie. The first film had some pretty creative marketing too – though that time around it was because the movie mostly had the freedom to do whatever it wanted (as it was a low priority for Fox). As Deadpool was a remarkably successful film though, his time around they know that stuff worked… so we should expect to see a lot more.
Even the Youtube description for this video isn’t exactly taking this seriously:
After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.
Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is, in many ways, a romance between mute woman and a fish monster. But lest we forget, it’s also set in the 1950s, during the Cold War. The final trailer for the film focuses on that aspect.
Honestly, I’m pretty excited for this movie. It’s a unique looking story, and The Shape of Water looks visually stunning. I mean, it’s directed by Guillermo del Toro. Visually stunning was kind of assumed.
The Shape of Water comes out on December 8th.
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