Posted on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 by Karen Han
There’s a scene in the new Power Rangers movie in which Jason, the Red Ranger (Dacre Montgomery), tells one of his fellow Rangers that what matters isn’t the past, but what one works to make the future. It’s a perfectly admirable, earnest sort of sentiment — it’s just one that feels a little off, too, given that the past he’s referring to involves semi-revenge porn. The same goes for the movie as a whole: it comes close to being great but stumbles before getting to the finish line. That said, the beats it does manage to hit are truly wonderful.
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One of the most intense business challenges Hollywood has faced during the past few years is dealing with the way the home video market has evolved. In an effort to breathe new life into it, some studios are now reportedly considering the idea of offering $30 home movie rentals after a film plays in theaters for a few weeks. But would you pay that price to watch a movie at home? Read More »
Reclusive writer isolated in the woods? Check. An unhinged companion who’s obsessed with his writing? Check. It looks like we might have a loose remake of Stephen King’s Misery on our hands with Black Butterfly, a new thriller starring Antonio Banderas and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Hit the jump to see the first Black Butterfly trailer.
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Hollywood history is littered with competing projects about similar subjects. The most famous example is probably the double-header of Armageddon and Deep Impact in 1998, but the phenomenon continues to this day. Remember how 2012 brought us Snow White and the Huntsman and Mirror, Mirror?
Now, 2017 is bringing us dueling biopics about Winston Churchill, the legendary Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who helped lead his nation through World War II. The preview for the first of these two biopics, starring the great Brian Cox, has arrived and you can watch the Churchill trailer below.
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Lionsgate may be adapting a property from the ’90s with their new Power Rangers reboot, but the studio is also giving the movie a modern overhaul. Sure, it’s dark and gritty, but that’s not the only way the film is designed to connect with 2017 audiences: it’s also the first to feature an openly gay superhero. Learn more about how Lionsgate is introducing the first gay Power Rangers character below. Read More »
The new Power Rangers movie hits theaters this week and the first reviews have begun to warp in. But are the critics assembling their Zords to do battle on behalf of the movie or against it? Right now, the early buzz seems mixed, with some critics praising the film’s action and sense of humor, while others say that we’ve seen this kind of movie too many times before. Let’s take a closer look at the first Power Rangers reviews have to say.
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For cast members of Saturday Night Live, the summer between seasons is when they take the time to make the movies that they don’t have time to shoot during regular TV season. One of the most in-demand cast members on the comedy scene right now is Kate McKinnon, and we have word on at least one project that will keep her busy while SNL is on hiatus for a few months this summer.
Kate McKinnon, seen last year in Ghostbusters, Office Christmas Party and Masterminds, will star with Mila Kunis in an action comedy called The Spy Who Dumped Me. You can probably guess the gist of the story from the title, but we’ll explain what it’s about below. Read More »
Gunplay was taken to an exciting new level with both John Wick and this year’s outstanding sequel John Wick: Chapter 2. Not only is the choreography of the gunfights between Keanu Reeves and his enemies awesome, but the way they’re shot is like a masterful dance through a battlefield of bullets. Some fans attempted to recreate that flawless action style, but they chose to simultaneously spice things up and dull them down by making the weapons slightly less deadly with Nerf guns.
Watch Nerf John Wick after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
Ever since the first teaser trailer, it’s been obvious that director Dean Israelite‘s upcoming Power Rangers movie was going for something of a Chronicle vibe, blending science fiction and adventure with down-to-earth teen angst. A new series of clips manage to simultaneously stick to that tone while also presenting something a whole lot goofier. Let’s give them a watch and pick them apart, shall we?
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The release of Power Rangers is still over a week away, but the anticipation is building for the new big screen iteration of the superheroes who got their start as a TV series that was imported from Japan. Lionsgate is hoping this will be the start of a lucrative film franchise, and fans who are patient enough to sit through some of the credits will be treated to a tease of what’s to come
Director Dean Israelite recently sat down for a chat about Power Rangers, and he confirmed that there will be a credits scene following the movie. You can find out more after the jump, and you don’t have to worry about any spoilers at all. Read More »