six billion dollar man release date

You probably could’ve seen this coming: after the recent firing of director Damian Szifron, the release date of Mark Wahlberg‘s Six Billion Dollar Man has been pushed from May 2019 to June 2020. Also: Warner Bros. has announced a release date for its sequel to The Shining, and moved Godzilla: King of the Monsters from spring to summer 2019.

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godzilla shared universe

Toho is creating their own Godzilla shared universe. Not to be confused with Legendary Entertainment’s MonsterVerse, Toho’s shared universe will launch after Toho’s deal with Warner Bros. and Legendary comes to a close after 2021.

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Godzilla 2 cast

Rampage has a full cast of marquee actors like Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, but there’s one performer whose name you’d never notice unless you paid close attention to the credits: Jason Liles. He’s the man who did the performance capture work for George, the movie’s huge albino gorilla. Now Liles will be going from playing one huge beast to another, because he’s joined the Godzilla 2 cast in the role of King Ghidorah, one of Godzilla’s long-time cinematic adversaries.
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/Answers: Our Favorite City-Leveling Action Scenes

Pacific Rim Uprising IMAX Trailer

Every week in /Answers, we answer a new pop culture-related question. In this edition, we ask “What is your favorite movie scene where a city gets completely destroyed?

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sequel bits incredibles 2

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Alicia Vikander is down for a Tomb Raider sequel
  • Watch a video of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom being scored
  • Incredibles 2 tie-in comics will explore the lives of Parr family
  • The Rampage producers are already talking about Rampage 2
  • Behold the first poster for Netflix’s Godzilla anime sequel
  • Steven DeKnight says Bumblebee is “fantastic”

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Netflix Will Add 30 New Anime Series in 2018

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In a move that is sure to please Michael B. Jordan, Netflix is adding 30 new anime series and movies in 2018.

This significantly expands Netflix’s already impressive anime catalogue, which ranges from classics like Rurouni Kenshin and Fullmetal Alchemist, to daring originals like Devilman Crybaby and Castelvania, and quirky viral shows like Neo Yokio.

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godzilla planet of the monsters trailer

Are you ready for some kaiju carnage set to the soaring notes of an ebullient J-pop song? If not, then too bad, because Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters is coming soon to a Netflix screen near you.

The final trailer for the Godzilla anime has hit the internet a little more than a week before its worldwide release on the streaming platform. Set to the dulcet tones of J-pop singer Xai’s theme song “White Out,” tiny human beings try to do battle with the “biggest Godzilla of all.” He may not be planet-sized like the title suggests, but he’s pretty darn huge.

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Godzilla movies ranked

Yesterday, we began our journey of ranking every single Godzilla movie from worst to best. Today, we reach the grand finale: the 15 best movies starring the King of the Monsters.

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godzilla movies ranked

Take a minute to picture Godzilla in your head. What do you see?

For many, the image is elementary — men in elastic monster suits brawling with one-another amidst a shoddily built train set, stepping on miniature cars willy-nilly in the hopes of conveying a sense of obliteration on an apocalyptic scale. To the average moviegoer, King G is an icon of combative campiness; a monolithic figure akin to a green Hulk Hogan, wrestling other goofy kaiju for 90 minutes while tiny people point and scream “the monster is attacking the city!” 

Like most successful franchise front-men, the magnitude of Godzilla’s first appearance has been diluted by subsequent sequels, to the point that many now overlook the iconic monster’s original metaphorical meaning: a walking mushroom cloud, the otherworldly symbol of holocaust. Ishir? Honda’s colossal work of Japanese filmmaking still stands as one of the greatest filmic responses to the psychosomatic suffering caused by war, ranking with Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove as a defining piece of pop art derived from the utter devastation of the nuclear bomb.

Yet that doesn’t mean there isn’t a ton of enjoyment to be mined from the franchise. Just the opposite, in fact. Recently, the Criterion Collection bought the rights to many of Godzilla’s sillier franchise entries, and last year’s Shin Godzilla proved that there was still dramatic weight to be considered when bringing the big guy back to the big screen. So, with that in mind, it seemed like as good a time as ever to present you with the entire series, ranked from worst to best, acting as a guide to your kaiju viewing pleasure. Because there’s a lot of Godzilla out there to consume, and you’re gonna need some help deciding which chapters to devour first…

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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Review

Hollywood’s next live-action Godzilla movie is scheduled to hit theaters in 2019, just a few months before its title character turns 65 — an age traditionally associated with retirement for a lot of us frail human beings. This film is the sequel to Gareth Edwards’ 2014 Godzilla reboot, which hit theaters a few months before the character turned 60, the age when AMC moviegoers start collecting senior citizen discounts.

While he may be getting a little long in the tooth by human standards, to write the king of the kaiju off as geriatric would be to ignore his prodigious lifespan. In Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters, the 30th Toho production and first-ever animated feature based on Japan’s greatest pop cultural export, that lifespan is established to be at least 20,000 years. As we reported last month, the film is coming to Netflix in 2018 as part of a slate of 12 original anime series that the streaming service plans to release over the course of the year. It already had its opening weekend in Japan, however, and I saw it at Toho Cinemas Shinjuku, a landmark Tokyo movie theater housed in a building topped with a life-size Godzilla head.

So let’s take a deep dive. Here’s what you should know about Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters before you stream it next year.

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