Up until now, the X-Men: Days of Future Past version of Quicksilver has been relegated to still images. Even without knowing how he’d look in motion, fans have had plenty to say about the punk metallic look of the character. Now, his movements have been revealed thanks to commercial for fast food burger chain Carl’s Jr. It shows Quicksilver in action, which seems like very odd place to reveal the movement of a character whose design has generated such polarized responses. Check out the Quicksilver Carls Jr commercial below. Read More »
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Godzilla (the monster, and possibly the film) is gigantic, but at this point Legendary and Warner Bros. are all about revealing new glimpses of the film in the smallest ways. A pair of trailers, teaser and full-length, have been very shy about showing off the monster and how he stomps around the world, preferring instead to illustrate the aftereffects of said stomping. A growing collection of TV spots is following suit, showing new footage in bite-size chunks. Today we have three new Godzilla spots,
A long “extended look” is promised for Saturday April 5, at 4pm EST / 1pm PST, so we’ll have that for you soon. Read More »
Gareth Edwards and Legendary are getting ready to serve up some serious monster attacks in Godzilla. Two new Godzilla TV spots preview even more of the devastation that takes place when Godzilla (and probably another monster or two) make landfall. The great thing about these spots is that they continue the run of marketing Godzilla like a horror movie rather than a big action movie or sci-fi tentpole. That seems like the perfect way to get across a new vision of giant monsters, and really holds my interest in the film, rather than dissipating it by showing too much. Read More »
Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Angie Han
The mutants are stopping by your TV on their way to the theater. Fox has released the first X-Men: Days of Future Past TV spot, with all the action, excitement, and grave-yet-vague voiceover narration you can cram into 30 seconds.
The Bryan Singer-directed sequel weaves together the First Class and original trilogy casts, as the older versions of the X-Men find themselves in danger. In an effort to save themselves, they send one of their own back in time to join forces with the younger X-Men and alter the future. Watch the video after the jump.
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The first Dawn of the Planet of the Apes trailer was promising because it was all ominous tension as we started to see how humans feel cornered after a viral outbreak leaves evolved apes competing with humans for control of, well, everything. Now a Dawn of the Planet of the Apes TV spot shows off more of those evolved apes. While half of this spot is dedicated to the same shot we’ve already seen, of Caesar ready for war, there are a few new shots here of other simian characters. Read More »
BBC America has produced a four part mini series called The Real History of Science Fiction, which will begin airing on April 19th 2014. The documentary mini-series will feature “filmmakers, writers, actors, and graphic artists looking back on their experiences and on how their obsession and imagination has taken them into the unknown.” The series features everyone from William Shatner to Nathan Fillion, from Richard Dreyfuss to John Carpenter. The first tv teaser trailer has been released, and can be watched embedded after the jump.
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The Google Oscar commercial was one of the highlights of Sunday’s Academy Awards broadcast. The one-minute clip featured young filmmakers learning about movies and storytelling, accompanied by audio from Oscar-winning director of Wall-E, Finding Nemo and John Carter Andrew Stanton speaking at the TED conference. It’s a beautiful, inspiring piece of work. Check it out below. Read More »
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HBO has released the first trailer for Doll & Em, a new comedy series about a British Hollywood star who hires her childhood friend to be her personal assistant while she is making a film in Los Angeles. The series was created by and stars The Newsroom‘s Emily Mortimer and The Mighty Boosh’s Dolly Wells. The show was originally commissioned for Sky Living, part of BritishSky Broadcasting, but acquired by HBO. The 6-episode half-hour series premieres on Wednesday, March 19th at 10:00pm. Watch the trailer now embedded after the jump.
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