Doctor Strange Trailer #2

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The Warner Brothers panel seems like it was a tough act to follow at Comic-Con this year, but Marvel apparently did their best by showing off footage from Doctor Strange, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok in addition to finally confirming Brie Larson as Captain Marvel. However, the only bit of this footage that they have released to the public (so far) is a brand new trailer for Doctor Strange. It continues to set the movie apart as something unique in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, although the mindbending imagery still feels a little bit derivative of Christopher Nolan’s Inception for better or worse. Doctor Strange stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong and Rachel McAdams and it hits theatres on Nov. 4th; check out the new trailer after the jump and let us know what you think.

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Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer

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Here is perhaps one of the strangest trailers to debut at Comic-Con this weekend. Guy Ritchie is reimagining the legend of King Arthur for Warner Brothers as a gritty underdog story about a hustler who was raised on the streets. Seriously. It looks like Game of Thrones put through the lens of Sherlock Holmes and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. Starring Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy, Pacific Rim), this is apparently being planned as a six-film series, so they had better hope audiences respond to this bold new take on the material. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword hits theatres on March 24th, 2017; check out the first trailer after the jump and see what you think

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Kong: Skull Island Comic-Con Trailer

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Two years ago at Comic-Con, Legendary Pictures announced that they were developing a King Kong prequel called Skull Island. At the time, the reaction was somewhat mixed, partially because people had been expecting a Jurassic World trailer at the same panel, but now this year they are back with a full trailer for the movie… which feels vaguely inspired by Jurassic Park. Go figure. Tom Hiddleston leads an expedition to a mysterious island only to discover that it houses prehistoric creatures including the biggest version of King Kong we’ve ever seen. Keep in mind, this movie exists in the same universe as Legendary’s Godzilla reboot and a showdown between the two is imminent. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer), Kong: Skull Island co-stars John Goodman, Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson and it hits theatres on March 10th, 2017. Check out the trailer after the jump and see what you think.

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Justice League Comic-Con Teaser Trailer

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In addition to unveiling the first Wonder Woman trailer, Warner Brothers also offered up a taste of the upcoming Justice League movie to fans in Hall H at Comic-Con this weekend. This sizzle reel shows Bruce Wayne building a team and finally gives us a proper introduction to Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash and Ray Fisher as Cyborg. They are clearly eager to prove to fans that they’ve learned from their mistakes with BvS and it certainly feels like this is going to be a lot more fun. It’s also worth noting that it is no longer called Justice League: Part 1 as they have apparently decided to make it a single standalone film (let’s hope that doesn’t mean it will be 3+ hours long). Justice League hits theatres on Nov. 17th, 2017; check out the teaser after the jump and let us know what you think in the comments below.

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Wonder Woman Trailer Starring Gal Gadot

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Coming straight from the Warner Brothers panel at Comic-Con, here’s the first official trailer for the Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot. Combining the mythological elements of Wonder Woman’s origin story with a World War I period setting, the movie co-stars Chris Pine as Steve Trevor and Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta. Directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster), it nevertheless feels very much like a Zack Snyder movie, albeit with a little more colour. Oh, and in case you’re wondering, the Wonder Woman theme music that was introduced in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice does indeed make an appearance. Wonder Woman hits theatres on June 2nd, 2017; check out the trailer after the jump and let us know what you think.

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Adam Wingard’s The Woods is a Top Secret Blair Witch Sequel

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Earlier this year we saw a teaser trailer for a new horror movie from director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett (You’re Next, The Guest) called The Woods. At the time, not much was known about it other than the fact that it revolved around some college kids on a camping trip, but last night the movie screened at Comic-Con where the truth was revealed: this is actually a top secret sequel to The Blair Witch Project! The movie is called simply Blair Witch and the plot revolves around the brother of Heather Donahue setting out in search of his sister, who disappeared back in 1999. There has been talk about a Blair Witch sequel or reboot for years now, but I think they’ve chosen the perfect duo to revisit the granddaddy of all found footage horror movies. Blair Witch hits theatres on Sept. 16th; check out a new trailer after the jump and see what you think.

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Godzilla: Resurgence Gets a New Trailer, Coming to U.S. in Late 2016

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Toho has released one more trailer for their upcoming Godzilla movie Shin Godzilla (aka Godzilla: Resurgence) before it hits theatres in Japan next weekend. It’s another dialogue-free trailer with a decidedly sombre tone, seemingly an attempt to bring this franchise back to its darker roots while also delivering a contemporary level of action and spectacle. If you’re dying for the movie to be released outside of Japan, you’re in luck, because at Comic-Con it was just announced that Funimation will be distributing the film in North and South America as well as the Caribbean. Their plans include TV and on-demand streaming, but first they will give the movie a U.S. theatrical release in late 2016. It is unclear just how wide the release will be and also whether it will be subtitled or dubbed, but suffice to say this is big news for kaiju fans. Check out the latest trailer for Godzilla: Resurgence after the jump and let us know what you think.

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Marvel’s Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders Teaser Trailers

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Comic-Con kicked off yesterday in San Diego with a handful of panels including a special panel dedicated to Marvel’s upcoming Luke Cage series. The big Marvel Studios panel doesn’t take place until Saturday, but in the meantime they sated fans with a taste of their Netflix shows. At the panel they unveiled the first real trailer for Luke Cage as well as some shorter teasers for Iron Fist and The Defenders (which will bring together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist). The Luke Cage trailer offers up a hallway fight to rival Daredevil’s, while the Iron Fist and The Defenders ones are mostly titles and music (the latter features some questionable use of Nirvana’s “Come As You Are”). Are you looking forward to more small scale Marvel action? Luke Cage arrives on Netflix on Sept. 30th; check out the trailers after the jump and see what you think.

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New to Theatres This Weekend: Star Trek Beyond, Lights Out, Ice Age: Collision Course

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Although the initial trailers for Star Trek Beyond weren’t very well-received, the movie seems to be getting strong reviews as it makes the jump to warp speed this weekend. The positive buzz could help push it to a big opening since decent blockbusters have been pretty far and few between so far this summer. Also in wide release we have Ice Age: Collision Course, the fifth installment in an animated franchise that is starting to lose steam, and Lights Out, another horror movie produced by James Wan that could be a surprise hit. Meanwhile, in select theatres, we have Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and Mike Birbiglia’s Don’t Think Twice plus the Korean zombie thriller Train to Busan. What will you be watching this weekend?

This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Demolition, O.J.: Made in America

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We’ve got quite a few new releases hitting DVD and Blu-ray this week led by the new R-rated Ultimate Edition of Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Looking beyond that, we’ve got Jean-Marc Vallee’s Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, and the mostly true comedy Elvis & Nixon starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey. Martial arts fans will also want to check out Kill Zone 2 starring Tony Jaa while everyone should set aside eight hours to watch the epic five-part documentary O.J.: Made in America. On Blu-ray, we’ve also got quite a few interesting catalogue releases including a new Collector’s Edition of Dan O’Bannon’s The Return Of The Living Dead, Alain Resnais’ haunting Holocaust documentary Night and Fog, Richard Lester’s Cuba and Howard Hawks’ adaptation of To Have and Have Not starring Bogart and Bacall. What will you be picking up this week? Check out the full list of noteworthy new releases after the jump.

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Operation Avalanche Trailer: A NASA Conspiracy Thriller from the Director of The Dirties

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After turning a lot of heads with his directorial debut, The Dirties, Matt Johnson is back with another interesting experiment in found footage filmmaking. Operation Avalanche is a Cold War thriller about two CIA agents tracking a Russian mole within NASA who stumble across an even bigger conspiracy. If that sounds a little bit like Peter Hyams’ Capricorn One, this movie sets itself apart by taking the form of a faux documentary with a look and feel that is authentic to the ’60s. Some of it was also shot on location at NASA, guerilla-style. Having already premiered at Sundance, SXSW and Hot Docs, the movie will finally get a release courtesy of Lionsgate Premiere this fall. Operation Avalanche hits select theatres on Sept. 16th; check out the trailer after the jump and let us know what you think.

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First Official Photos from Amazon’s The Tick

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Amazon has unveiled details about their next comedy pilot season this week, which will include such new shows as The Tick, Jill Soloway’s I Love Dick, and Jean-Claude Van Johnson starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. To coincide with the press release, they have issued a handful of images from their new version of The Tick including our first look at Peter Serafinowicz as the big blue bug of justice. The Tick pilot is written and executive produced by Ben Edlund and directed by Wally Pfister with a supporting cast that includes Griffin Newman (Vinyl), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Valorie Curry (House of Lies), Yara Martinez (Jane the Virgin) and Brendan Hines (Scorpion). All of the new pilots will arrive on Amazon on Aug. 19th; check out the photos after the jump and let us know what you think.

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