Spectral trailer

Eager to see a sci-fi war movie this month but too lazy to leave your house for Rogue One? Netflix has got you covered. Last month the streaming service scooped up Legendary’s SpectralNic Mathieu‘s directorial debut centers around a Special Ops team going on a deadly mission to stop a wave of otherworldly forces.

James Badge DaleEmily MortimerBruce GreenwoodClayne Crawford, Jimmy Akingbola, and Max Martini play a few of the humans that get mixed up in this crazy mess, which has been described as a sort of supernatural Black Hawk Down. Check out the first Spectral trailer below.  Read More »

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This past summer Spectral was scheduled to open in theaters. If the movie wasn’t on your radar, that’s understandable. We’ve seen few promotional materials and the film never actually made it to theaters.

The sci-fi action movie pits James Badge Dale (13 Hours, pictured above) and Emily Mortimer (Shutter Island) against supernatural forces. Nic Mathieu‘s 3D film has been described as Black Hawk Dawn with supernatural forces — an enticing mashup that Netflix, not Universal, will release next month.

Below, learn the Spectral release details.

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Nightcrawler Halloween

When one film moves around on the calendar, others often follow suit. Recently David Ayer’s Fury was pulled up from a November 2014 opening to a mid-October date, the better to (hopefully) enjoy a long awards season runup. That put it directly in competition with Nightcrawler, the indie thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Now Nightcrawler has backed off a couple weeks to put room between the two releases. In addition to the Nightcrawler Halloween date, there’s news about Universal and Legendary dating a pair of genre films for 2015 and 2016. Read More »

As the script for Ghostbusters 3 gathers dust on Bill Murray’s desk, another writer is taking the idea and running in a whole other direction. Legendary Pictures, the company who is producing The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel and Pacific Rim, has just purchased a project by writer Ian Fried called Spectral. The idea of the film is described as a more realistic, gritty and action-packed Ghostbusters as a group of special ops soldiers are specially trained to battle and capture evil ghosts in Manhattan. One word comes to mind: awesome. Read more after the jump. Read More »