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Jurassic World Utilizes Crimson Trace Laser Sights

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Crimson Trace has revealed that their Rail Master (CMR-201s) laser sights were used in the recently released Jurassic World movie. The full release can be read below:

Jurassic World Crimson Trace laser

(Wilsonville, OR) — Anyone viewing the mega blockbuster movie—Jurassic World— will notice the very prominent red laser sights on the firearms used by the InGen rangers when they encounter an escaped and deadly dinosaur. The movie’s firearms used in the dark jungle night encounter were equipped with standard Crimson Trace Rail Master (CMR-201s) laser sights and not created movie prop productions. Those specially selected movie laser sights are among the nearly 200 products manufactured by Crimson Trace.

“Early on in the Pre-Production of Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World,” when the time came for us to outfit the elite InGen team with laser sighting devices to regain control of the park, only one company came to mind—Crimson Trace,” said Guillaume Delouche, the movie’s Property-Master. “Crimson Trace’s line of lasers is not only versatile, it is literally perfect for movie prop applications. We are able to fit them onto our collection of real—and stunt—firearms for an authentic tactical feel throughout every sequence.”

Crimson Trace frequently works with top Hollywood and New York prop companies and movie production crews across America. Those skilled groups are learning through firearms manufacturers, law enforcement and military units, plus from active shooters who are movie consultants, about the benefits of laser sights for firearms. As many movies are planned in detail—such as Jurassic World was—Crimson Trace is contacted about working with the prop and production company staff to determine the firearms to be used and the compatible Crimson Trace products available. Today, more of those decisions for the filming centers on determining whether they want green or red laser sights. Crimson Trace offers a wide selection of both.

A special Jurassic World movie premier event was held in Bozeman, Montana in partnership with the Museum of the Rockies — www.museumoftherockies.org. Key movie stars, industry media members, along with several Crimson Trace partner companies, attended the special movie premier and series of related events. The media members represented some of the nation’s top firearms publications, including: NRA Family Insights, SHOT Business, The Outdoorwire, Gun World, Harris Publishing and others. This event also included touring BLACKHAWK! and FLIR Systems facilities in Montana.


The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Official Trailer

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

I still think Spectre will be the go-to super spy movie of the year, but Guy Richie’s re-imagining of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. is looking pretty good as well.

It’s scheduled to be released in theaters August 14th.

A Brief Look At The New Batmobile

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

There’s no sound, but here’s a brief look at the new Batmobile in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Black Angel On Indiegogo

Friday, June 5th, 2015


Black Angel, the somewhat obscure fantasy short film that played in a limited number of theaters before ‘Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back’, may get the feature length treatment, courtesy of an ongoing Indiegogo campaign.


KUNG FURY Full Movie

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

KUNG FURY has officially launched, and it’s available to watch free on YouTube. It’s only around 30 minutes long, and because of that the pacing is a bit rushed, but regardless it’s pure entertainment the entire run time.

Point Break Is Getting A Remake

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015


I didn’t even hear about this until yesterday.

The synopsis:

In Alcon Entertainment’s fast-paced, high-adrenaline action thriller “Point Break,” a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways.

Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes.

It’s “inspired” by the original, yet uses the same title.

Comes out this Christmas.

Black Angel

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Roger Christian was a set decorator for Star Wars Episode IV. Christian’s work impressed George Lucas enough that he gave Christian the go ahead to turn his fantasy script into a short film, which would screen before Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. The film, titled Black Angel, was only screened in a few cinemas in 1980, and was thought lost until negatives of the film were found and restored.

The film has since been uploaded to YouTube, with a special introduction from the director himself.


Fanmade Immortan Joe Respirator Mask

Monday, May 25th, 2015


Looking to cosplay as Fury Road’s Immortan Joe in the near future? Then you might want to consider a “Skull Respirator Half Mask” currently available on Etsy. Made from cold cast aluminum fiberglass with resin and rubber parts, it comes with an adjustable elasticated strap, and foam padding on the inside.

Build time is 4-5 weeks due to increased demand, but it looks worth the wait.


Check Out Crossbones From The Upcoming Captain America: Civil War

Sunday, May 17th, 2015


With Avengers 2 out, and Ant-Man on the horizon, it’s no surprise to see the work continues on the Marvel Cinematic Universe projects. Such is the case with this early picture of Crossbones from the currently-in-production, yet slated for a May 2016 release, Captain America: Civil War.

Crossbones, one of Captain America’s most iconic arch-nemeses in the comics, can be seen kitted up in gear from various manufacturers, including S&S Precision, Benchmade Knives, Safariland, G-Code, and AustriaAlpin/ITW.

If we didn’t know any better, we’d swear this looks like something our friends at Tactical Pro Shop were involved with, as they often are. We’re looking forward to seeing what other gear pops up, and for the movie in general.

More pics and info on the movie itself can be found at screencrush.com/crossbones-grillo-first-look

Mad Max Fury Road – The Peacemaker In Action

Monday, May 11th, 2015

YouTube channel Howe & Howe showed off some footage of the Peacemaker vehicle from the upcoming Mad Max Fury Road before it was shipped off.

Here’s The Suicide Squad

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Suicide Squad

A cast photo of the upcoming ‘Suicide Squad’ film has popped up. For those not in the know, Suicide Squad AKA Task Force X is a group of villains in the DC comic universe who are selected by the US Government to undertake highly dangerous black ops missions in exchange for reduced sentences.

The film iteration of the Suicide Squad is composed of (from left to right): Slipknot, Captain Boomerang, Enchantress, Katana, Col. Rick Flagg, Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Killer Crock, and El Diablo.


There’s also this photo of Will Smith as Deadshot with his mask on.

The Thing’s Defibrillator Chest Chomp – Art Of The Scene

Friday, May 1st, 2015

YouTube channel CineFix produced this video on the technical aspects of one of the most iconic moments in John Carpenter’s The Thing, the defibrillator scene. They also did a great video on the Chestburster scene from Alien back in January that’s worth a look.

Suicide Squad – Jared Leto’s Joker Revealed

Saturday, April 25th, 2015


Yesterday evening, ‘Suicide Squad’ director David Ayer revealed the look of Jared Leto’s Joker for the upcoming film; it’s certainly different than previous incarnations. My opinion? I’m not a fan of the look, but time will tell if Lito’s performance will outdo the whole Hot Topic thing they have going on here.

Fantastic Four – Official Trailer

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Taking cues from the Ultimate universe Fantastic Four, this reboot features a mutating event that occurs during extradimensional travel in leu of a mutating event that occurs during space travel being the catalyst of the Fantastic Four’s powers. Also, everything’s darker in tone.

Star Wars Episode VII Teaser – The Hasselhoff Edit

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Star Wars Teaser – David Hasselhoff Edit from Smyths on Vimeo.

An enterprising individual posted a mash-up video with the Kung Fury theme ‘True Survivor’ playing over footage of the two Star Wars Episode VII teasers.

David Hasselhoff – True Survivor – Kung Fury Theme Song

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Kung Fury is going to be released soon, and as the ultimate tribute to its 80s-themed presentation, David Hasselhoff did the theme song for the movie!

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer 2

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

I know it’s just a trailer, and as great a trailer it is they’re meant to entice you to go watch the film, but Lucas isn’t directing The Force Awakens, so that’s excitement enough.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens drops Christmas, 2015.

Marvel’s Ant-Man – Trailer 1

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Unfortunately, like most trailers, the first full trailer for Ant-Man spoils too much of the plot. However, it also makes the movie look pretty kick ass, so… fair trade off, I suppose?

Gillette Avengers Commercial

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

So, Gillette is doing a collaboration with Marvel for the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron film. Honestly, I’d rather have the Avenger-themed razors they mocked up (even without the super powers) then whatever Fusion ProGlide they’re trying to sell.

The Deadpool Movie Is Officially Rated ‘R’

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Sorry to spoil everything at the title, but April Fool’s was yesterday. Anyway, Ryan Reynolds tweeted that the upcoming ‘Deadpool’ movie was going to be PG-13, but then made an appearance on ‘Extra’ to more or less clarify that it’s actually going to receive an ‘R’ rating.

Slater can't hurt you any more

‘Deadpool’ is slated for a February 12, 2016 release.

SPECTRE Teaser Trailer

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Sylvester Stallone’s Total Film Kill Count

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Have you ever wondered how many men Sylvester Stallone has killed on-screen through the various roles he’s had over the years? Well, this video has you covered.

Spectre Teaser Poster

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015


First observation nearly everybody made (thanks ‘Archer’): Bond’s wearing a Tactleneck!

Second observation: We get it’s iconic, but you can do a lot better than a Walther PPK is this day and age, Bond! Also, keep your damn finger off that trigger!

Third observation: As with ‘Archer’, the outfit is clearly a ‘Live and Let Die’, possibly even a ‘Bullitt’ reference.

Airplane! Turned 35 Today

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

The classic satirical disaster comedy film ‘Airplane!’ turned 35 years old today. Abrahams and the Zucker Brothers sure knew how to write a winner.

$6 Mil 1:6 SCALE WWII Comedy “JACKBOOTS ON WHITEHALL,” Nets £20k

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Film making duo, the McHenry Brothers, spends $6 Million assembling a cast of vintage GI Joe and Action Man figures in order to create a 1/6 scale, stop action World War Two comedy entitled, “Jackboots on Whitehall”.


Read the whole sordid tale at patchesofpride.wordpress.com.