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Venom will reportedly be an R-rated kickoff of a Marvel universe at Sony Not long ago we got word that Venom would finally be making his way to the big screen with Sony planning for an October 5, 2018 release. That’s not very far off considering the size of a project like that, plus with casting and a director needed to be found. But apparently Sony already has it’s ducks in a row, tone wise at least, as a new report claims the studio knows exactly where the movie is... Read More...

One Final Trailer for 'Ghost in the Shell' Invites Us into Another World "It won't stop until they control everyone." Opening in theaters everywhere worldwide this weekend is the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie, based on the popular manga/anime, starring Scarlett Johansson as the human-cyborg Major. To give the movie one final push, Paramount has released this final trailer, featuring tons of VFX-polished futuristic footage. The sci-fi action movie also stars Michael Pitt, Juliette Binoche, Michael Wincott, Rila Fukushima, Chin Han, plus Takeshi Kitano, Joseph Naufahu, with Pilou Asbæk as Batou.

Alicia Vikander Is Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' First Look As far as most audiences were concerned, Assassin’s Creed didn’t exactly build a strong case for continuing to make movies based on video games (I’m in the minority on that one), a pursuit that has proven consistently disappointing over the last few decades despite occasional box-office success. But maybe things will finally change with the release of Tomb Raider, in which Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander takes on the iconic role of video game hero Lara Croft. She certainly looks the part in the first photos from the film, which hits theaters next year. Continue reading…

Whether you choose to overlook the accusations of whitewashing levied against Paramount’s upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie is entirely up to you, but there are certainly some who are rooting for the film to open doors for other anime projects. Studios aren’t exactly hot-spots for innovative thinking; if Ghost in the Shell bombs next weekend, there will no-doubt be executives at Paramount who claim the only real lesson is that American audiences don’t like Anime.

‘Justice League’ Trailer Breakdown: Come Together for a Frame-by-Frame Analysis Over the weekend, the first official Justice League trailer debuted online, bringing us the first footage from the movie since a sizzle reel was released at Comic-Con last summer.

Akira: Lights Out & Life Helmers Eyed to Direct For years now, Hollywood has been attempting to tap into one of the last great sources of media to adapt: anime and manga. Recent years have seen the trend finally kick in, as Ghost in the Shell and Death Note movies are on their way. Of course, both of these films have come with plenty of controversy attached, as white stars are often substituted for the traditionally Japanese characters.

‘Justice League’ Trailer Breakdown There’s a SUPER sized hole in this one.If you haven’t heard Warner Bros and DC are moving ahead with their Justice League adaptation with director Zack Synder at the helm. This is despite dismal reviews of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. It wouldn’t be fair to Justice League to put those same expectations on it though, even if it is from the same creative team, because it could be good. Right?The marketing thus far for Justice League has done an excellent job of reminding you Superman is dead.

Akira: Lights Out & Life Helmers Eyed to Direct For years now, Hollywood has been attempting to tap into one of the last great sources of media to adapt: anime and manga. Recent years have seen the trend finally kick in, as Ghost in the Shell and Death Note movies are on their way. Of course, both of these films have come with plenty of controversy attached, as white stars are often substituted for the traditionally Japanese characters.

The New Explosive 'Justice League' Trailer Shows the Team In Action Exactly one year ago Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hit theaters, planting an action-packed flag in the ground for DC's films, setting up the comic giant's own Avengers-like movie in Justice League. Say what you want about BvS, but  Zack Snyder's superhero opus took more risks and left more of an impression on fandom and the cinematic landscape at large than most superhero movies.  And based on the latest trailer for Justice League (in theaters November 17),...Read MoreRead Comments

Deadpool Fan Video Parodies Beauty and the Beast While Deadpool has long been a popular character within the comics world, it took until last year for the Merc with a Mouth to finally get his proper due on the big screen. Sure, it technically wasn’t his first film appearance, but most fans remain more than happy to pretend that X-Men Origins: Wolverine never took place.

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