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.
Another trailer dropped for Bright this week, and Netflix’s first foray into blockbuster film making continues to look really, really good. It hits the same notes that we’ve seen in earlierpromotional materials for the film.
Will Smith plays a cop who gets assigned an Orcish partner (played by Joel Edgerton). There’s tension between them (as there’s an obvious racism allegory happening with the Orcs), and the two run across someone with a magic wand. A magic wand is, apparrently, “like a nuclear bomb that grants wishes.”
So, y’know, a little bit of a big deal.
This is the most I’ve ever been excited about a David Ayer film in my life. I mean, it’s a buddy cop modern fantasy film — we haven’t exactly seen that before. Getting something new out of Hollywood apparently took a streaming service.
We’ve gotten a couple of trailers already for the upcoming anime film Godzilla: Monster Planet, and now we have yet another one. And this one has Godzilla fighting spaceships.
That’s pretty neat.
For those of you who don’t speak Japanese (including me actually), the film is set in the distant future where monsters have taken over the earth. Humanity tried to get away and find a new home, but was unable to find a suitable new planet. Stuck with the choices of “Earth” or “Going off to die in a vacuum,” they have to go back and actually deal with Godzilla.
Godzilla: Monster Planet comes to theaters in Japan this November, followed by an international release on Netflix.
Netflix’s newest entry into the MCU is the forthcoming The Punisher series. And while we’ve gotten a couple of trailers, there have been some concerns that the streaming service would delay the show’s release in the wake of one of the largest mass shootings in American history (which did prompt the cancellation of the show’s panel at New York Comic Con).
Well, it looks like Netflix is marching forward, releasing another trailer for the show and finally giving us a solid date for when the first season will be released: November 17th.
Honestly, it’s a Punisher series. As long as this country continues it’s ongoing problems with gun violence, there probably won’t ever be a tasteful time to release a show about a white guy with an arsenal who shoots lots of people. It’s one of the reasons I’ve never been too fond of the character. Based on their track record though, Netflix is capable of putting enough nuance in the series where I’m more than willing to give them the benefit of the doubt.
I guess we’ll all find out when The Punisher comes out in a month.
The first trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther wowed us with its visuals, but gave very little away about the film’s contents. Yesterday, a new trailer dropped for the film though, and it gives a way a lot more.
We won’t explain too much (since you might be avoiding spoilers), but this time around we get a good look at both of the film’s main antagonists. Honestly this whole thing just looks really cool, and is exactly the kind of film we need right now.
The second season of Netflix’s surprised hit of 2016, Stranger Things, is coming in just a couple of weeks, and the streaming service has now put out a final trailer. There’s so much in there, and we don’t like to unpack things in detail (so you can enjoy them for yourself) — but boy does it look neat.
While the previous trailer set a phenomenal (and fun) tone for the series, this one’s a lot darker. It also gives you way more information than the first one – so people who like to go in blind may just want to hold off until the show comes out.
I mean, you won’t have to wait long.
Stranger Things season 2 premieres October 27, 2017.
So when it was first announced that Fox was making a New Mutants movie, most of us were expecting a coming of age film in superhero clothing. I mean, the comics started out about a group of new recruits at Xavier’s School For Gifted Youngsters learning to use their powers.
That is not what this movie is going to be.
The first trailer for The New Mutants has now dropped, and to say that director Josh Boone took things in a different direction would be an understatement. What we’re getting looks more akin to a horror film, and that’s pretty damned neat. It’s clear with the success of Deadpool and Logan the studio is willing to take risks with the franchise, and hopefully this one will pay off for them too.
We got the first trailer way back in April, but now Lucasfilm has finally given us a second tease for the forthcoming eighth entry in the Skywalker saga. That’s right, last night a new trailer for The Last Jedi dropped, and it’s amazing.
I could describe the contents of the trailer, or break down everything in it — but I think watching it cold is a much better experience. Let yourself be surprised, and just enjoy the thing. It’s pretty damned awesome.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters December 15, 2017.
When Matt Ryan’s Constantine was incorporated into the CW’s Arrowverse, most of us who were fans of the short lived NBC show rejoiced. It meant that more could be seen of the character, and when a CW Seed animated series was announced back in January, we were giddy.
Now it’s been ten months, and the network has finally released a first look at what we’re going to get… and it’s amazing. I mean, it’s more Constantine. What else could we want?
The revival of The X-Files was a mixed bag. The tenth season brought us one of the most brilliant episodes of the series ever produced… and it also brought along some of the worst. That includes a cliff hanger ending, which sure was a kicker to everyone who believed that the tenth season was going to wrap up the show. Well, the series is coming back for another revival season, and Fox has released a trailer for it.
It looks like one of the major focuses of the season will be William, the son of Mulder and Scully who somehow never got mentioned last season. Honestly, I don’t know how much I care about William, but it would be super weird if he never came up again. I just can’t help but think about the fact that due to various TV crossovers, that the pandemic cliff hanger of season 10 technically happened on Law & Order: SVU too. Like, how did Ice-T deal with that?
The X-Files Season 11 arrives in 2018.
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