Josh Trank Fantastic Four tweet

Today you’ll be able to see Fantastic Four in theaters everywhere, and while the reviews mostly seem to be negative with few redeeming qualities, it’s always better to see for yourself. However, it’s hard to care about a movie like this when the director goes out of his way to distance himself from the movie.

And that’s exactly what happened last night, on the eve of the release of Fantastic Four as some audiences were emerging from the first screenings. Josh Trank took to Twitter with succinct lamentation of the film that ended up on the big screen, but he deleted it a short time later. But since this is the internet, his words still live on in cyberspace. Read the brief and sad Josh Trank Fantastic Four tweet after the jump! Read More »

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Deadpool trailer commentary

The Deadpool trailer arrived for public view this week, and the two versions of the trailer combined have been viewed over fourteen million times, plus those who saw the actual broadcast debut. For a huge audience, though, Deadpool may still be something of a mystery. We’ve seen footage, but still know relatively little about the movie.

That’s where director Tim Miller comes in. He provided written Deadpool trailer commentary, and the info he shared helps put a lot of the trailer in additional context, while also teasing stuff still to come in the film, and even things that have already failed to make the cut.

Miller explains a bit about the appearance of X-Men Colossus, and some Green Lantern-bashing dialogue that probably won’t make final cut. Oh, and he suggests a sequel character whose name rhymes with Cable. (OK, the name is actually Cable.) Read More »

Fantastic Four Doctor Doom clip

Tonight you can start catching screenings of Fantastic Four around the United States before it starts playing all day around the country tomorrow. And 20th Century Fox is still in full marketing mode trying to get you interested.

One of the aspects of the film that has remained mostly unseen is the full form of Toby Kebbell as the Fantastic Four’s nemesis Doctor Doom. The recent extended preview gave us some insight into what happens with the character they the five-person research team travels to another universe, but this is the first time we’ve seen Doom for an extended period of time in action. And sadly, he looks like a radioactive Crash Test Dummy.

Watch the Fantastic Four Doctor Doom clip after the jump, but beware of some spoilers! Read More »

the X-Files

During their executive session with the Television Critics Association, Fox showed a clip from The X-Files new event series and talked about how the film will mix mythology and standalone episodes.

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Hitman Agent 47 trailer

With just a little over a couple weeks until 20th Century Fox brings the video game adaptation Hitman: Agent 47 to theaters, a new global trailer has surfaced online, showing more of the wild action that Rupert Friend has taken over from the franchise’s previous star Timothy Olyphant.

This trailer shows a little more of the villainy that Zachary Quinto has in store after initially misleading a targeted woman (Hannah Ware) into thinking that Agent 47 wants to kill. But Quinto doesn’t want to protect her, he wants to use her, because she has a secret that she’s completely unaware of. Watch the Hitman Agent 47 trailer after the jump! Read More »

Fantastic Four early buzz

This week brings the release of 20th Century Fox’s reboot of the comic book franchise Fantastic Four from director Josh Trank. We haven’t heard much about the quality of the film as far as audiences are concerned, but some of the buzz behind the scenes had people worried and skeptical about the movie actually delivering a satisfying reboot. And now that the critic reviews are starting to come in, it looks like fans have something to worry about. Get the Fantastic Four early buzz after the jump! Read More »

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Star Wars Steelbooks

Okay, so I think we’ve probably all owned the Star Wars movies (or at very least, the original Star Wars trilogy) a handful of times on different platforms and formats. George Lucas was always good about adding something new that we had to have, “forcing” us to rebut the series again. And now that the films are out of Lucas’ hands, the cycle is still happening. In April, Disney released the Star Wars films on digital platforms in HD with new special features (and yes, I bought the collection yet again on Apple TV).

Today, Walt Disney Studios, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox announced that they will release the six films as commemorative Blu-ray steelbooks on November 10th 2015. Previously the series was only available on Blu-ray in trilogy or series collections, and not individually. Also they will also be rereleasing Star Wars: The Complete Saga in newly repackaged artwork on October 13th. Hit the jump to check out all of the new Star Wars steelbooks covers and learn more.
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The first Deadpool red band trailer is officially here, thanks to Fox and Conan. The first footage from the film debuted a few weeks ago at Comic Con and was quickly bootlegged, but following a brief trailer tease that went online yesterday, this is the real thing. Hit the jump to take in all the foul-mouthed and blood-spattered action from Marvel’s Merc With a Mouth as played by Ryan Reynolds and brought to the screen by director Tim MillerRead More »

Fantastic Four Honest Trailer

If the recent extended preview for Fantastic Four is any indicator, 20th Century Fox is desperate for you to see and like their reboot of the Marvel comics superhero family. After all, they screwed up the quartet with the first two movies they made, and if this doesn’t work then they might find themselves in an even more desperate situation.

And if you need a reminder as to just how badly Fox mishandled Fantastic Four before this recent reboot, Honest Trailers is here to tear apart not just the first film from 2004, but also Rise of the Silver Surfer from 2007. Watch the Fantastic Four Honest Trailer after the jump! Read More »