The Toxic Avenger remake

While the Avengers from Marvel Studios will likely rule the big screen for years to come, a different avenger is lying in wait and hoping to once again make a splash of his own.

Legendary Pictures has acquired the feature film rights to The Toxic Avenger and are planning a remake of the trashy 1984 Troma cult classic, which follows a nerdy kid who falls into a vat of toxic waste and emerges as a mutated superhero. Read More »

marvel theme park details

The Avengers Initiative is spreading from movie theaters into the real world, and soon fans will be able to interact with their favorite cinematic and comic book superheroes in Disney theme parks across the globe. The studio has confirmed several details about its Marvel theme park characters, and below you can find a breakdown of which characters are getting specialized rides or attractions at each Disney park.
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mary poppins returns clip

As we approach the debut of Walt Disney Pictures’ Mary Poppins Returns, the studio has released a new clip that features Emily Blunt‘s magical nanny leading her pal Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and the young Banks children into a brand new animated world. The score swells, the costumes change, the color pops – it’s all very…well, merry. Check it out below. Read More »

Odeon theater

In the heart of London, the flagship Odeon theater in Leicester Square has been closed for eleven months as it underwent a massive, multi-million dollar renovation. It’s finally set to re-open later this month, but some moviegoers are balking at the ticket prices: the theater has announced it will potentially charge over £40 (approximately $52) for its most premium seats.
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avengers endgame trailer

Marvel superheroes aren’t used to losing, but the end of Avengers: Infinity War handed the surviving players their biggest loss in nineteen movies. Half of the universe faded away with the snap of Thanos’s purple fingers, including some key members of the team. But the heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe aren’t quite ready to give up.

Disney and Marvel have released the first Avengers 4 trailer, and despite Infinity War being marketed as the culmination of the MCU, this is the movie that everything has truly been building toward. Now we’ve finally learned that the title is Avengers: EndgameWatch the Avengers: Endgame trailer below. Read More »

evil golf ball from hell

Long before he directed the best movie in the Star Wars saga, Rian Johnson was a student at Star Wars creator George Lucas’s old stomping grounds: the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.

In the mid-90s, Johnson made a short film called Evil Golf Ball From Hell!!!, and starting this Friday, that movie is coming to Gunpowder & Sky’s science fiction label DUST for a limited time. Learn more about the short and how you can see it below. Read More »

Beauty and the Beast ride

You know that feeling when you’re lounging around, watching the Disney animated classic Beauty and the Beast, and thinking to yourself, “Man, I wish I could be inside that ballroom while Belle and the Beast bust a move on that slick-ass dance floor”? Of course you do – it’s a common feeling for all of us. At Tokyo Disneyland, you’ll soon be able to experience it for real.

Take a look at some early footage from the new Beauty and the Beast ride, which will be the first ever ride-through attraction based on the 1991 movie. Read More »

the lego batman movie 2

Did anyone else assume that a sequel to 2017’s The LEGO Batman Movie had already been announced? I could have sworn that Warner Animation Group had given a sequel the go-ahead, but it turns out that no announcement ever came through official channels – that is, until director Chris McKay revealed on Twitter that he’s working on The LEGO Batman Movie 2 “right now.”
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Game of Thrones season 8 teaser

Ready to head back to Westeros? Of course you are, and HBO knows it. In fact, they know you’re so ready that they’re out here dropping a Game of Thrones season 8 teaser that has absolutely zero live-action footage in it. This isn’t a stirring recap of the show’s best moments, a sneak peek at a familiar character, or even a voiceover with a line from the new season. But the network knows you’ll watch it and get hyped anyway! Check it out below, and see what we mean. Read More »

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4DX movies

Since the earliest days of the film industry, movie studios have had two options: adapt or die. But this latest step from one of the biggest studios in the game could be a leap in the wrong direction.

Sony Pictures has announced that thirteen of its films will be released in the 4DX format next year. 4DX movies are the ones in which your seat shifts underneath you and you’re pummeled with smells, blasts of air, and drops of water based on what is happening on screen. You know what this means: get ready to be neuralized for real during Men in Black International. Read More »