Even though Ghostbusters 2020 has been shooting for over a month now, there haven’t been many details that have leaked from the film’s set up in Canada. But producer Ivan Reitman has given us a little piece of information about the new movie that gives us at least some small idea of the supernatural activity that’s happening in the new movie…and it also provides a new detail about Paul Rudd‘s character in the movie. Check out the new Ghostbusters 2020 details below. Read More »
The primary cast of Black Widow has been completely revealed since the movie has been shooting for a few months now. However, it seems like there’s one piece of casting information that has been kept under wraps, but it surfaced amidst news of the 45th Saturn Awards winners over the weekend, where Avengers: Endgame took home six trophies. But to discuss this particular addition to the Black Widow cast, we have to dive into spoilers, so walk away if you don’t want to know. Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Get a behind-the-scenes look at Maleficent: Mistress of Evil…
- …watch Angelina Jolie turn into the character…
- …and check out some character posters as well!
- The Adult Losers’ Club reveals who they want to play the Even Older Losers’ Club.
- There is no plan for an It Chapter 3 just yet, but…maybe?
- Everyone looks very tired in new No Time to Die behind-the-scenes images.
- Check out the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot poster.
- Remember The Gallows 2? It’s finally being released, and there’s a new trailer.
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Last night, Kevin Feige was given the Stan Lee World Builder Award at the 2019 Saturn Awards, honoring the best in sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Feige wasn’t on-hand to accept the award in-person, but he did send along a heartfelt thank you, and he included a special surprise for everyone in attendance and tuning in online.
During his acceptance speech, Kevin Feige announced that there will be a box set released later this year that contains all 23 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that make up what is now called The Infinity Saga. That might not sound like a big deal since all of those movies are available on home video, but this box set will sweeten the collection with deleted scenes and other footage that has been locked up in Marvel’s vault. To tease the kind of footage he’s talking about, Feige introduced an alternate, never-before-seen alternate credits scene for Iron Man, which references Spider-Man, Hulk and X-Men. Watch it below. Read More »
For months now, we’ve been slowly hearing about who would be part of the ensemble cast of The Suicide Squad. We don’t know if James Gunn‘s movie is a sequel or a reboot or something in between, but now we officially have the full roster for the cast straight from the director himself. Get the full list of The Suicide Squad cast below. Read More »
Hayley Atwell, the once and future Peggy Carter actress in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is going to be joining a different cinematic universe of spies: she’s the latest addition to the next Mission: Impossible film. That’s Mission: Impossible 7, for those keeping track at home, and while it’s rare for a franchise to feel like it’s at its peak after half a dozen films, last year’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout was such a high point that we’re completely amped to see what Tom Cruise and director Chris McQuarrie do with it next – and Atwell has us even more excited for it.
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Posted on Friday, September 13th, 2019 by Rob Hunter
(Welcome to DTV Descent, a series that explores the weird and wild world of direct-to-video sequels to theatrically released movies. This week’s entry takes a bite out of a sequel to one of the best vampire movies of the past two decades.)
Vampires are something of a ubiquitous presence in horror films, and while there are more than a few brilliant examples both celebrated and more obscure the bulk seem content with offering basic thrills from head to fangs – they suck your blood, they hate Christian iconography, they can multiply with a bite, etc. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (through its numerous incarnations on the screen) cemented the idea of alluring and debonair vampires wooing the unlucky to their sexy doom, and that remains the most common iteration up through the likes of Interview with the Vampire (1994) and Twilight (2008). Plenty of others have gone different routes from the comedic (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1992) to the artistic (The Hunger, 1983) and the exploitative (Blacula, 1972) to the metaphorical (The Addiction, 1995).
What we don’t get nearly enough of, though, are vampire movies that treat the bloodsucking beasts like the straight-up monsters they are. Forget cool, sexy, and beguiling – sometimes you just want a vampire movie that embraces their visceral nature and delivers sequences of full-on carnage and horror. The best movie to answer that call is David Slade’s 30 Days of Night (2007).
It’s bloody as hell, beautifully shot – that overhead tracking shot is an all-timer – and emotionally horrifying, and if you haven’t seen it (at all or recently) you should probably remedy that. It also received a direct-to-video sequel in 2010 with the redundantly titled 30 Days of Night: Dark Days. Does it live up to the original’s high standards or does it crumble to dust before our eyes?
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, there have been a handful of breakdowns of Avengers: Endgame visual effects recently, but the past week brought a whole new batch that really digs deep into the extensive post-production work done in order to bring the epic comic book sequel to life. Find out what was real and what wasn’t, see how Mark Ruffalo become Hulk, learn why Captain Marvel’s new look and the quantum realm suits were created digitally, and more. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
In this edition of Star Wars Bits:
- Cap off your summer with a Stormtrooper-themed pale ale or pilsner
- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is getting its own art book
- Two prominent Dark Side members visited a children’s hospital
- Kylo Ren and Supreme Leader Snoke visit Dagobah in a new comic book
- And more!
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Back in 2015, DMG Entertainment made a huge investment in Valiant Comics in an effort to support their desire to build a cinematic universe based on their own comic book characters. It seemed like Sony Pictures would become the home for this cinematic universe since they picked up the rights to Harbinger and Bloodshot, and those two movies would eventually lead into a crossover event movie called Harbinger Wars. But unfortunately, it sounds like Sony has dealt a blow to yet another cinematic comic book universe.
While Sony Pictures still has a Bloodshot movie on the way in February 2020 with Vin Diesel in the lead role, they are selling off the rights to make a Harbinger movie to Paramount Pictures, and the key talent involved behind the scenes will be going with it. Read More »