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Civil War Vs Apocalypse

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Of the two Marvel property movie trailers that aired during last night’s Super Bowl, which one was better?

New Suicide Squad Trailer

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

SHOT Show coverage will continue as expected, but since the new Suicide Squad trailer had to come out this week, I’m throwing it up before the show starts today. Honestly, this trailer makes the movie looks like solid fun.

10 Cloverfield Lane Trailer

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

As you might guess by the name, 10 Cloverfield Lane is the second movie in the Cloverfield franchise. With few details available, and the trailer not revealing much besides an underground bunker and a pissed-off, controlling, and possibly cabin feverish John Goodman (and two others), the question is:

Is this a direct sequel to Cloverfield, complete with giant monster(s), or a spiritual sequel with a similar premise?

We’ll have to wait until March 11th to find out.

Deadpool Red Band Trailer 2

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

It’s a trailer, so it’s meant to entice. Regardless, it looks like Fox is giving the Merc with a Mouth a much more comics-accurate portrayal than in Wolverine: Origins. Hopefully, when Deadpool comes out in February, it won’t suck.

Star Wars Launch Bay

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

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Someone close to TFB recently attended the Star Wars Launch Bay attraction at Disneyworld Parks, and took plenty of pics for me to share with the masses.

Star Trek Reacts To Star Trek Beyond Trailer

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Yeah, I kinda felt the same way. However, according to Simon Pegg, who co-wrote the film, the trailer isn’t really a good indicator of the tone of the film. I can buy that.

Nerdist – Kylo Ren Vs Santa Claus

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Die Klapperschlange

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

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Die Klapperschlange or ‘The Rattlesnake’ is the alternative title for the German release of the 1981 John Carpenter classic ‘Escape from New York’, one of my favorite films of all time. I didn’t decide to post this poster for the trivia, but to bring attention to that rather unique rifle that Snake doesn’t get to use in the film proper (his primary arm in the film, for what it’s worth, is a suppressed MAC 10 outfitted with a rifle scope). It’s a bit difficult to determine exactly what model the rifle is, although if I had to guess it looks like some kind of AR variant with a unique pistol grip and a removed hand guard.

If anybody had more of a clue what it could be feel free to let me know in the comments section.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 Trailer

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Predictably, they’re making a sequel to that Michael Bay-produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot/remake/whatever. At least the original April from the 80s movies is going to be in it.

Uncanny Valley

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

UNCANNY VALLEY (2015) from 3DAR on Vimeo.

This short film by Federico Heller takes place in a grim future where Virtual Reality gaming isn’t quite what it seems.

Batman v Superman – Trailer 2 Fan Edit

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The newest Batman v Superman trailer does a decent job of hyping up the movie, however it also spoils some crucial plot points, as most modern trailers do. In that regard, this fan trailer does a much better job of keeping the tone of the original Trailer 2 without the spoilers, so if you haven’t already watched the original, stick with this one.

Predator Motorcycle Helmets

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Predator Motorcycle Helmet

At the very appropriately named PredatorHelmetsDirect.com, you can purchase one of many motorcycle helmets stylized after the helmets utilized by the Yautja/Hish-qu-Ten species, better known as the Predators.

predatorhelmetsdirect.com

Captain America: Civil War Trailer #1

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Spider-Man’s going to be in this one.

Luke Skywalker Kill Count Supercut

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

I’ve shown a few kill count supercut videos featuring action stars such as Van Damme and Schwarzenegger, but they have nothing on Luke Skywalker, the Jedi with a kill count of over 369,000, and yes, that does include the Death Star. Anyone want to take a guess on how many more victims he’ll rack up in Episode VII?

Scarface’s ‘Little Friend’ Up For Auction

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

Little Friend

The prop M203 used in the movie Scarface by Tony Montana is now available for auction. The launcher is a custom job, individually hand crafted by the studio prop department with an extra-large trigger guard and wider ribbing on the barrel than an actual M203. After Scarface, the prop M203 was used in several other productions, with Predator being a notable example.

The launcher is connected to a non-firing replica Colt AR15, identical to the live firing gun used in most of the gunfire sequences. Originally, an M16A1 was used, however Scarface cinematographer John Alonzo determined “that the AR15’s firing sequence could be timed to synchronize with the Arriflex cameras, which would result in elongating the duration of muzzle flashes seen on film.” Cool stuff.

The prop launcher/rifle combo is currently at $13,000, with a starting bid of $10,000, and an estimated ending bid of $20,000 – $30,000. A bit too rich for my blood, but an iconic bit of cinema history regardless.

www.julienslive.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/167/lot/69338

Take The Voight-Kampff Test

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Replicant

Ever wondered if you or someone else you know were a replicant? Well, the British Film Institute, in honor of re-screenings of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner The Final Cut have produced their own version of the Voight-Kampff test used by the Blade Runners in the film to identify potential replicants.

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In case you were wondering, there’s an almost 40% chance I’m a replicant.

www.bfi.org.uk/are-you-a-replicant

Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens Official Trailer

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Wow, it’s a real trailer! Y’know, one that builds anticipation without spoiling the whole plot?

Jean-Claude Van Damme Kill Count

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

YouTuber Benjamin Combes has created a supercut of every death caused by Jean-Claude Van Damme across his various movies.

HARDCORE – Official Trailer

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

HARDCORE is an action movie, but shot entirely in first person through the eyes of the protagonist. Looks a bit disorienting, but pretty cool all the same.

Monty Python And The Holy Grail 40th Anniversary Castle Catapult Blu-Ray Set

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

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“Fetchez le vache!”

The 40th Anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail will soon be upon us, and in celebration, Monty Python is releasing a special Blu-Ray box set. The set contains new artwork by Terry Gilliam, the 30-minute “Monty Python and the Holy Grail at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival” featurette, a Q&A with Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, John Cleese and Eric Idle, hosted by John Oliver and recorded live at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, exclusive introductory letters from Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, and, perhaps best of all, collectible castle packaging with real catapult action and rubber farm animals.

I dunno if the set is Amazon exclusive, but that’s where the link provided by the official Monty Python YouTube channel goes to, so it’s the link I’m using: www.amazon.com/dp/B013P0WZVS

Star Wars: The New Republic Anthology Teaser Trailer

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Star Wars: The New Republic Anthology from Eric Demeusy on Vimeo.

Did someone say Star Wars fan film?

It’s just a teaser, but already it looks pretty impressive.

Dumpbox – Killgore ‘Death Cards’ Playing Card Set

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Death From Above Cards

Dumpbox has reproduced Killgore’s Death Cards playing set for a very limited release. Only 50 of these sets were made, so get yours while you can.

www.dumpbox.us/products/apocalypse-now-kilgore-death-cards

Every Jason Statham Punch. Ever.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Have you ever wondered how many punches Jason Statham has thrown through his various on-screen appearances? Well, YouTube channel Burger Fiction did, and as a result they put together this video showcasing every single time Statham has thrown a punch in a movie.

The Martian Trailer

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Looks pretty good.

Fantastic Four (1994) Trailer

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Rather than waste your money watching the terrible Fant4stic AKA ‘the cruddy Fantastic Four movie Fox had to make to retain the film rights’, you can watch the ‘hilariously under budgeted Roger Corman Fantastic Four movie that had to be made to retain the film rights’ on YouTube for free, just look around. Here’s the trailer to give you an idea of what you’re up for, should you choose to watch it.