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One of my absolute favorite episodes of True Detective‘s first season was, unsurprisingly, “Who Goes There.” I started watching the show quite some time after the finale, but I promised myself when I finally started watching the series, I’d read all those articles I’d been bookmarking, and the Paste reviews that had gotten wildly popular. I committed the name Cary Joji Fukunaga to memory after reading Shane Ryan’s ode to the director in the “Who Goes There” review, and so I was excited to learn that he was at the Tribeca Film Festival, speaking out about the death of cinema, among other things. Click inside to read what the great auteur had to say.
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A few days ago, we got to see a blurry on-set photo of actor Jared Leto in make-up and costume as The Joker in the upcoming DC Comics movie Suicide Squad. Friday, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the creation of The Joker character, Suicide Squad director David Ayer shared the first official promo photo of Leto as the new incarnation of The Joker and as you can see below … he looks insane. This is unlike any other Jokers we have seen on the big screen. This new Joker comes with capped teeth and numerous tattoos, giving us a better sense of how the Suicide Squad movie is being shaped. Have a look below and truly meet the new Joker. More »
Well, back to face, actually
The official Jurassic World Twitter profile has shared a new clip of footage from the movie, out in June, that features a pretty exciting action scene involving Chris Pratt and the big, genetically modified monster dinosaur Indominus Rex. The clip starts out with Pratt‘s character standing next to a nameless character as they come face to face with Indominus. I don’t think it’s really spoiling anything to reveal that only one of the two characters survives (if this were a Star Trek movie, the nameless guy would’ve been wearing a red shirt). Click below to see this clip in full … it’s fun, I promise. More »
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Coming February 2017
The sequel film to Fifty Shades of Grey has been given a release date and today we get our first look at the first promo image released from the film. Altho Fifty Shades Darker has yet to find a director, we learn today that it will open in theaters on February 10, 2017 and the final movie in the trilogy, Fifty Shades Freed, will open in theaters on February 9, 2018. Author E.L. James‘s husband Niall Leonard has been hired to write the script for Darker. Click below to get your first look at Dornan in character as Christian Grey as he will appear in Fifty Shades Darker and see if it is enough to tickle your fancy. More »
"Batman and Superman are gonna fight! I’m so excited!"
Director Joss Whedon sat down for a series of interviews to promote his new film The Avengers: Age of Ultron and was asked his feelings about the trailer for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice which was released last weekend. After he manages to tie his answer in to talk a bit about Age of Ultron, Joss lets his inner geek come out and play. As you can see below, Whedon is interested by the themes that will be explored in Dawn of Justice … and he’s really, really excited to see Batman and Superman fight — just like the rest of us. Click below to see Joss being Joss (ie. perfect) in the interview footage below. More »
Action figures, books, TV specials, LEGO play sets and MORE!
After that unsavory business concerning the comments made by Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner earlier today, I’m ecstatic that I have some very positive comic book / superhero news to share right now. DC Comics has announced that the will unveil a line of products designed for female comic book fans. DC Super Hero Girls will be a line of products that will range from books to TV shows, movies to toys and everything in between. While there is no reason that any person of any gender can enjoy anything comic book-related, it’s refreshing to see that DC Comics has decided to gear a line of products specifically for the large portion of their fanbase that is all too often neglected and taken advantage of. Click below to learn more about this exciting new line of superhero stuff coming our way. More »
"What a trick, man"
Thus far, the promo leading up to the theatrical release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron has been lots of fun … with photos, videos, red carpet premieres, etc. Today we learn that the promo for Ultron has taken a turn for the very disappointing … heartbreaking actually. Chris Evans (Captain America) and Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) sat down to talk about the movie and when they were asked a specific question about the Black Widow character (played by Scarlett Johansson), they refer to her as a “slut” a “whore” and a “total trick” while busting out in laughter. Undoubtedly, there will be many people out there who think the guys were just joking around, that they weren’t being serious but IMHO the ease with which both Evans and Renner throw around misogynistic slurs like “slut” and “whore” for comedic value only highlights our culture’s desperate need for more feminist thought — particularly from our “hallowed” actors — especially those that portray superheroes. Click below to watch video of this interview and see what you think. UPDATE: Both actors have released “apologies” via their publicists, which you can read below. More »
From the directors of 'The Lego Movie'
Back in February we learned the very exciting news that Sony Pictures reached a deal with Marvel Studios to allow Spider-Man to appear in future Marvel Cinematic Universe movies (like the forthcoming Captain America sequel Civil War) and that the Spider-Man film franchise will be rebooted with a younger actor playing the role of Spidey / Peter Parker. Today we learn that Sony has also decided to move forward with another stand-alone Spider-Man movie that will be animated. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller (who directed The LEGO Movie) have been hired to write this new animated Spider-Man movie which is set for release in the summer of 2018. More »
Back in February of last year, we first learned that casting had been set for the film remake of the 1991 movie Point Break (which, as you may know, stars Keanu Reeves and the late Patrick Swayze) and actor Gerard Butler had signed on to star. In May, the news was updated to reveal that Butler ended up dropping out of the Point Break remake and actors Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez stepped in as the new leads. Today we get our first look at the new Point Break in the just-released promo images shared below. Ready or not, world, a new Point Break is coming our way. More »
The X-Men OG comes out
Iceman aka Bobby Drake is one of the original members of the famed X-Men superhero team in the world of Marvel Comics and in All-New X-Men #40, out today, he is revealed as gay. Well, actually, he is outed as gay by fellow X-Men member Jean Grey. Now the story arc that leads up to Iceman‘s coming out is a bit complicated but it would appear that Iceman / Bobby Drake has always been gay even tho, he has dated women in the past (most notably fellow X-Men member Rogue). Click below to see the comic book panels where Iceman is outed by Jean Grey and let’s celebrate the news that one of our most beloved X-Men characters no longer has to hide his sexuality. More »