masters of the universe directors

Well, this was unexpected.

The long-gestating (and I mean loooong) big screen reboot of Masters of the Universe has finally found its directors and it’s a duo with whom you are almost surely unfamiliar: Aaron Nee and Adam Nee.

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the equalizer 2 trailer

Denzel Washington is back as Larry Equalizer (alright, the character’s name is actually Robert McCall) in The Equalizer 2. Once again, Washington’s character finds himself delivering some vigilante justice. Watch the Equalizer 2 trailer below.

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Baby Driver Honest Trailer

With nearly $227 million worldwide, Baby Driver easily became Edgar Wright‘s most successful film. With a stellar soundtrack that gets your foot tapping and keeps the entire movie on a mesmerizing rhythm, it’s an exercise in expertly using sound to tell a lively story. But that doesn’t mean the Honest Trailer can’t effectively poke fun at the synchronous crime thriller starring Ansel Elgort, especially when it comes to the presence of disgraced Kevin Spacey in a villainous role. Read More »

the grudge release date

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • John Cena says Bumblebee is going to be good
  • An update on Frozen 2
  • Emily Carmichael discusses Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Jurassic World 3
  • Neil Patrick Harris still hopes for a Dr. Horrible sequel
  • Andy Muschietti is ready for It 2
  • Brigette Nielsen might appear in Creed 2
  • A very xtreme poster for Sicario 2
  • An international poster for Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  • The Grudge reimagining/sequel gets a release date
  • Toy Story 4 also gets a release date

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New Blu-ray Releases Phantom Thread

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

What physical media awaits you this week? Why, it’s one of the best films of last year – Phantom Thread! Also: a musical featuring Hugh Jackman and CGI elephants; a Ridley Scott thriller more known for its reshoots than its story; the supposedly last entry in a horror franchise; and two very different indie films.

Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week.

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Cool Posts From Around the Web:

Spider-Man statue

If you read that headline, did some quick mental math about how much is in your checking account, and said, “I do!”, then today’s your lucky day. A company called Section 9 is selling a life-sized Spider-Man statue based on the character’s look in Marvel Studios and Sony’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, and it can be yours for a cool six grand.

If you find yourself in a Brewster’s Millions situation, with more money than you know what to do with, you can drop an extra six thousand dollars on a second Spidey statue that features the webslinger hanging upside down by a steel cable. Totally practical! Read More »

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Honest Trailer

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle surprised the hell out of everybody by not only being pretty damn good but also by being a blockbuster behemoth, pulling in nearly $946 million worldwide. That’s the kind of success that guarantees a sequel, but it doesn’t preclude you from being in the sights of the folks over at Honest Trailers. Read More »

Woody Harrelson Carnage

Is Carnage in Venom, the film featuring Tom Hardy as everyone’s favorite lethal protector? There have been rumblings that the character would pop up in the Ruben Fleischer-directed film, and now a new rumor suggests that Woody Harrelson will be playing the character. More on the Woody Harrelson Carnage rumor below.

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Venom composer

After scoring Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, composer Ludwig Goransson is staying in superhero movie territory for his next big project. The musician will provide the score for Sony’s upcoming Venom movie, which has cast Tom Hardy (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises) in the lead role. Learn about Goransson’s relationship to Childish Gambino, how this film will be a reunion for him and its director, and more about the new Venom composer below. Read More »

New Blu-ray Releases

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

Hello, physical media fans. This week sees a big Blu-ray release: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Below, I delve into nearly every special feature contained on the Blu, from making-of featurettes to deleted scenes. In addition to the Last Jedi Blu-ray review, you’ll get a look at new Blu-ray releases for Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleBehind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, and this year’s Best Picture winner, The Shape of Water

Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week, and beyond. Read More »