extraction 2

After a record-setting debut on Netflix, the streamer is already moving forward with Extraction 2Joe Russo, who penned the first Extraction, has closed a deal with Netflix to write a second installment in the new action franchise. But Russo teases that the follow-up to Extraction could be either a sequel or a prequel.

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/Filmcast Ep. 565 – Extraction

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David, Devindra, Jeff check in on each other yet another week. The cast makes it up to past donors whose names got lost in the e-mails. For the feature review, David, Devindra, Jeff chat about Extraction, the new Netflix release starring Chris Hemsworth. Tune in to find out whether this is worth your quarantine time.
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VFX Artists React to His Dark Materials

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, watch as the visual effects artists from Corridor Crew take a look at the impressive work from HBO’s series adaptation of His Dark Materials, as well as the feature film The Golden Compass, and more. Plus, director Sam Hargrave breaks down a scene from his new Netflix movie Extraction and gets some help from his leading man Chris Hemsworth, and Futurama star John DiMaggio improvises voices for new animated characters on the spot. Read More »

extraction review

“Sounds like some mythic shit!” So says Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth), the brooding hero of Extraction, when he’s tasked with his latest job. That’s actually a pretty wordy sentence for Tyler, who spends most of the film grumbling monosyllabically and silently shooting people. Lots and lots of people. In fact, Extraction might as well be retitled Chris Hemsworth Shoots People. Sadly, despite Tyler’s promise of some “mythic shit”, Extraction is little more than a predictable action-thriller – a film that gets by with some admittedly cool shoot outs and fights, but ultimately has nothing on its mind.

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extraction featurette

Despite the cultural impact that the Russo Brothers made with their majestic run in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they’ve had difficulty drumming up buzz for the projects produced under their AGBO Films banner, even with popular Marvel stars leading the movies — Chadwick Boseman for 21 Bridges and now Chris Hemsworth for the upcoming Netflix thriller Extraction. But a new Extraction featurette released by Netflix may have just done enough to properly pique our interest. The behind-the-scenes featurette dives into the 12-minute long take, or “oner,” that Hemsworth calls “the most intense” thing he’s ever done.

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extraction trailer

The Russo brothers’ pick of projects following their monumental run at Marvel Studios have been on the garden-variety thriller side of things. But at least they got their Marvel heroes to headline these action thrillers. Following the Chadwick Boseman-starring 21 Bridges, the Russo brothers are re-teaming with their Avengers: Endgame star Chris Hemsworth for Extraction, a crime thriller written by Joe Russo, who also produces with his brother Anthony Russo under their AGBO banner. Watch the Extraction trailer below.

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Extraction Trailer

If you’re in the market for an action thriller, but you don’t really care if the story is formulaic, the performances are terrible, and it looks like everybody phoned it in, then we have good news.

The first trailer for the new movie Extraction has arrived, and while you’re normally used to seeing Bruce Willis save the day, this time he’s the one who needs saving. Kellan Lutz plays his son, who is both deadly and a government analyst, and must try to save his father, and by association millions of people threatened by a terrorist plot. It’s just as bland as it sounds. Read More »