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Arrow: Season 3, Episode 20: The Fallen: TV Show Trailer [The CW]

14 hours ago | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  TV show trailer for the CW’s Arrow 3.19, The Fallen. If your first thought, regarding the title, was of some supposed ancestor to Decepticons, waiting for the last Prime to die before he can actually have revenge… then you don’t have a problem – we all have a Michael Bay problem. However fast-and-loose Arrow [...]

Continue reading: Arrow: Season 3, Episode 20: The Fallen: TV Show Trailer [The CW] »

- Sam Joseph

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Latest Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Remembers An Icon

16 April 2015 10:34 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

To get audiences acquainted with the Road Warrior once again, Warner Bros. has debuted a new trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road that documents the franchise’s trailblazing legacy.

As the footage speeds through the decades, we see Tom Hardy step into the dusty shoes left vacant by series stalwart Mel Gibson. He will, of course, pick up the mantle as Max, the Road Warrior trying to survive in the director’s unforgiving post-apocalyptic Wasteland. After crossing paths with the devious, mongering Immortan Joe, our protagonist soon finds himself at ends on how to topple the tyrannical leader. It isn’t long before Hardy’s grizzled character finds solace in Charlize Theron’s Furiosa, and together the two must escape the pursing Joe if they have any chance of making it out alive.

More than anything, one thing that is immediately striking about Fury Road is the sheer scale of »

- Michael Briers

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Points of Articulation: Leonardo and Michelangelo 1/6 Scale Figures by Threezero

14 April 2015 1:46 PM, PDT | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

I had debated leading off with my utter disappointment in last years theatrical release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles directed by Jonathan Liebsman and produced by the childhood happiness thief himself Michael Bay, however upon prepping photos, I have decided to focus on the good and give Threezero the accolades they deserve.

Threezero was awarded some pretty hefty licenses in the past year or so and so far they have released and previewed some promising products. Their Tyrion Lannister turned out relatively well when comparing the figure to a company such as Sideshow. And though I don’t yet own any pieces from Threezero I am looking forward to their human characters from The Walking Dead.

Enter the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I am certain I am not the only fan of Tmnt that has long desired 1/6th Turtles; it just so happens that these weren’t the Turtles I was looking for. »

- Dominic F

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Gerard Barrett Interview Glassland

13 April 2015 3:07 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Earlier on this evening I caught up with the incredibly talented Gerard Barrett and shot the breeze about his new movie with Jack Reynor, Toni Collette and WIll Poulter, called Glassland. Ger gave a fascinating insight into the movie making process here from holding on for Jack Reyor for a year due to Michael Bay commitments to how pivotal a role hammer holes were for the cast in the movie. We also spoke about his upcoming projects with Charlize Theron and Leonard DiCaprio and plenty more besides. To say the dude is inspirational is an understatement. His attitude to Hollywood alone is worth listening for!! Glassland is released this Friday in Irish cinemas Subscribe on iTunes – Click here (Click view in iTunes and the click Subscribe) If you’re already a subscriber, the latest episode is ready to download.    iPhone / iPad Users– Click here to open your iTunes podcast app and click Subscribe! »

- noreply@blogger.com (Vic Barry)

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Get Rich, Get Laid, Have Fun: Watch The First Trailer For Dwayne Johnson's HBO Comedy 'Ballers'

10 April 2015 2:36 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

There are people who exude charisma, and then there's Dwayne Johnson. His ability to charm you and pull you into his sphere is nearly unparalleled, and has been a big part of why he's experienced so much big screen success. Now, bringing that force to cable in the HBO comedy series "Ballers," and the first trailer is here. Co-starring Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble, the show finds The Rock playing superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Basically, this looks like the version of "Pain & Gain" we wish Michael Bay had made instead. Read More: Disaster Strikes California In New Trailer For San Andreas With Dwayne Johnson "Ballers" rolls on June 21st. Watch below. Watch our World »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Get Rich, Get Laid, Have Fun: Watch The First Trailer For Dwayne Johnson's HBO Comedy 'Ballers'

10 April 2015 2:36 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

There are people who exude charisma, and then there's Dwayne Johnson. His ability to charm you and pull you into his sphere is nearly unparalleled, and has been a big part of why he's experienced so much big screen success. Now, bringing that force to cable in the HBO comedy series "Ballers," and the first trailer is here. Co-starring Rob Corrdry, Omar Benson Miller, John David Washington, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, Jazmyn Simon, and Arielle Kebble, the show finds The Rock playing superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football. Basically, this looks like the version of "Pain & Gain" we wish Michael Bay had made instead. Read More: Disaster Strikes California In New Trailer For San Andreas With Dwayne Johnson "Ballers" rolls on June 21st. Watch below. Watch our World »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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6 compelling reasons 'It Follows' is a new horror classic

7 April 2015 5:51 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

With more than $8.5 million at the box office over four weekends, writer/director David Robert Mitchell's moody new horror film "It Follows" may not be a sleeper hit on the order of a bona fide blockbuster like "Scream," but since its release in only four theaters in early March, it's transformed into a tidy small-scale success that no one could have predicted just a month ago. Like Wes Craven's 1996 self-aware slasher, the critically-acclaimed fright flick is a true word-of-mouth sensation; it raked in so much money in limited release that distributor Radius-twc put off the film's planned VOD debut and gave it a wide release in over 1,600 theaters. To what can we attribute this unlikely good fortune? For starters, "It Follows" is good -- very good. Along with Jennifer Kent's masterful 2014 supernatural scare machine "The Babadook," "It Follows" has arrived like a breath of fresh air in »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Con Air: the 90s action film that remains unmatched

7 April 2015 9:16 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Here's our tribute to one of the best action movies ever made: a story of Nicolas Cage, a plane and a toy bunny...

"Break out the fine china, chill the lemonade, tie a yellow ribbon round the old oak tree. Cos this boy's coming home to his ladies. Coming home forever."

Action cinema changed in 1999. The release of The Matrix unleashed a torrent of imitators, but also altered fundamentally the editing of movies in the genre. This came with a price. Action sequences became harder to follow. Character was relegated. The old style idea of pitting a movie star against some peril in extraordinary circumstances was seemingly less tempting. The Matrix had started something.

Well, that, or everyone just watched Con Air, and figured they couldn't top it. Because in truth, how could they? One of the most quotable, enjoyable and wildly entertaining blockbusters of the 1990s, I can't think »

- simonbrew

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Are the Characters on 'Girls' Even Friends? In Comparison to 'Broad City,' It Certainly Doesn't Look Like It

5 April 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Watch: 'Girls' Parody Ditches Feminism for Michael Bay-Style Explosions [Spoilers follow for "Girls" Season 4 and "Broad City" Season 2.] There's no denying that making the comparison between "Girls" and "Broad City" has been done to death. And yet, it's difficult to ignore the similarities, along with one glaring difference. Both are about young women who are best friends, trying to figure it out in NYC. But while "Broad City" is a love story between the two friends, the four "Girls" don't seem to like each other very much. Frequently on television, we see female characters who fight, compete or straight up hate each other. Or, when there are characters that claim to be friends, they become so consumed with their relationships that they are rarely seen together. And when they actually do see each other, guys are all that they talk about. Any woman can tell you that this is a gross misrepresentation of. »

- Jena Keahon

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Are the Characters on 'Girls' Even Friends? In Comparison to 'Broad City,' It Certainly Doesn't Look Like It

5 April 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Read More: Watch: 'Girls' Parody Ditches Feminism for Michael Bay-Style Explosions [Spoilers follow for "Girls" Season 4 and "Broad City" Season 2.] There's no denying that making the comparison between "Girls" and "Broad City" has been done to death. And yet, it's difficult to ignore the similarities, along with one glaring difference. Both are about young women who are best friends, trying to figure it out in NYC. But while "Broad City" is a love story between the two friends, the four "Girls" don't seem to like each other very much. Frequently on television, we see female characters who fight, compete or straight up hate each other. Or, when there are characters that claim to be friends, they become so consumed with their relationships that they are rarely seen together. And when they actually do see each other, guys are all that they talk about. Any woman can tell you that this is a gross misrepresentation of. »

- Jena Keahon

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Movie Review – Fast & Furious 7 (2015)

5 April 2015 5:29 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fast & Furious 7, 2015.

Directed by James Wan.

Starring Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Lucas Black, Jordana Brewster, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham, Ronda Rousey, Tony Jaa, Nathalie Emmanuel, John Brotherton and Djimon Hounsou.

Synopsis:

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

There’s one line in Furious 7 which epitomises this film and this series as a whole; it’s not the endlessly shoehorned-in mentions of ‘family’ and being ‘bros’ but a line from five time Academy Award nominee Ludacris who utters the words “I can’t watch this anymore”.

My sentiments exactly.

This series, with the exception of Fast Five – which is now clearly an anomaly or sheer fluke – is the antithesis of what I look for from blockbuster action films, but my threshold is quite fair. A film like this needs to have at least one »

- Gary Collinson

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10 Directors Suffering From George Lucas Syndrome

4 April 2015 10:42 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Disney

It may be popular to hate on George Lucas, but there is a very good reason for that. The man came storming out of the gate with three great films, Thx 1138, American Graffiti and Star Wars, the latter of which of course spawned a mammoth franchise which he dictated the course of (though he didn’t direct The Empire Strikes Back or Return of the Jedi). After that, he didn’t direct a single movie for another 22 years.

The hype around 1999’s Star Wars prequel The Phantom Menace was immense, and as everyone knows, the movie just didn’t live up to the hype: filmmaking had changed a lot over those two decades, and Lucas’ appropriation of new technology didn’t serve an underwritten script well at all.

Lucas proved with his prequel trilogy the problem with enormous success: if you make enough money, nobody is going to »

- Jack Pooley

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How Comedian's "Worst Interview" Ever Blossomed Into a Friendship With The Rock

4 April 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

In 2013, Dwayne Johnson-obsessed comedian Nick Mundy spent three days at Miami at press junket for Michael Bay's Pain & Gain. He stumbled from interview to interview, awkwardly peppering stars like Ken Jeong and Anthony Mackie with questions about working with The Rock. When he finally met Johnson, he spent most of his few minutes fawning over the action star instead of asking questions. "Those were the worst interviews I've ever seen," a Paramount executive remarked after watching Mundy work. But Mundy's terrible interviews were all an act. Screen Junkies packaged the interview as "Superfan of The Rock

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- Aaron Couch

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New Projects: Richard Jewell, ‘Apostle Paul’, Malala, and James Gunn

2 April 2015 9:06 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

This week brought us another update on the Richard Jewell thriller that would reportedly re-team Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill following their work together on The Wolf of Wall Street. Deadline is reporting that Clint Eastwood is now circling the project.

Jewell was a police officer who discovered a backpack with a bomb inside at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and helped to evacuate the area. Though he was originally hailed a hero, misreporting by the press ultimately labeled him a potential suspect. Hill would play Jewell, and DiCaprio would play the Southern lawyer who helped clear his name.

The film is based on an article called “The Ballad of Richard Jewell” that ran in Vanity Fair in 1997, and Billy Ray (Captain Phillips, The Hunger Games) wrote the screenplay for the currently untitled film. It was originally presumed that he might join up again with Paul Greengrass to direct, but Greengrass »

- Brian Welk

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Film Review: ‘Robot Overlords’

2 April 2015 5:32 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

For any viewers partial to the mechanics of Michael Bay’s “Transformers” films but not their steely factory finish, British family flick “Robot Overlords” may work as a wonky diversion. After bringing a shot of scrappy irreverence to the alien-invasion genre with his Sundance-premmed “Grabbers” in 2012, writer-helmer Jon Wright here adopts a kid-oriented approach to the same theme: This tale of tough tykes taking on intergalactic androids is more Saturday-morning television than midnight movie. The pic’s general good humor — plus the tony adult presence of Gillian Anderson and Ben Kingsley — compensates to some degree for its cheapjack construction, but not enough to extend its appeal far beyond pre-teens in Blighty. Even they, meanwhile, are likelier to find it in ancillary: “Robots” has proven a distinct b.o. underlord at home.

The action begins three years after the stomping robots of the title apparently achieved world domination, though there’s »

- Guy Lodge

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Fan Art: Stephen Amell As 'Casey Jones' In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2

1 April 2015 8:40 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Do you think Amell will look anything like this is the actual movie? He'll join the returning Megan Fox as April O'Neil and Will Arnett as Vern Fenwick. Though no other cast members have been confirmed yet, William Fichtner is also expected ro reprise the role of Eric Saks. David Green will direct this time, with Michael Bay once again on board as producer. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 hits theaters June 3, 2016. »

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Michael Bay’s New 451 Media Group Secures China Financing Deal

1 April 2015 12:31 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Michael Bay’s new 451 Media Group has received a strategic investment from China's premier animation, toy, and entertainment group Alpha Animation and Culture. The financing will help Bay launch his new company, which will specialize in developing IP and turning premium content from Hollywood's top creative minds into mega-transmedia brands. 451 was co-founded by Transformers director Bay; John and Anthony Gentile, creators of such global toy and entertainment brands as Mi… »

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Michael Bay’s New 451 Media Group Secures China Financing Deal

1 April 2015 12:31 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Michael Bay’s new 451 Media Group has received a strategic investment from China's premier animation, toy, and entertainment group Alpha Animation and Culture. The financing will help Bay launch his new company, which will specialize in developing IP and turning premium content from Hollywood's top creative minds into mega-transmedia brands. 451 was co-founded by Transformers director Bay; John and Anthony Gentile, creators of such global toy and entertainment brands as Mi… »

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Michael Bay’s 451 Media Group Scores Funding From China’s Alpha Animation

1 April 2015 12:30 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

451 Media Group, which counts director Michael Bay as a founder, has landed a strategic investment from China’s Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co. Established with John and Anthony Gentile, Bay’s venture will develop and produce content in an overall deal that leverages the distribution and product manufacturing arms of Alpha Animation in territories like Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Greater China. “This strategic long-term partnership will marry 451’s creative capabilities in entertainment and merchandise with Alpha Animation’s expertise and reach in mobile, entertainment, media and toy distribution within China,” said Douglas Nunes, 451’s Chief Operating Officer. Also Read: Paramount, »

- Matt Donnelly

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Michael Bay’s 451 Media Group Receives Chinese Investment

1 April 2015 12:30 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Transformers” director Michael Bay is partnering with Chinese toy and entertainment company Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture Co. Ltd. through his newly launched 451 Media Group intellectual property concern.

451 Media announced Wednesday it has received a strategic investment of an undisclosed amount from the Chinese company, which already distributes in China for Hasbro and Mattel. The deal will give Alpha Animation distribution rights and merchandising rights to 451 Media properties for China, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

“It’s a great opportunity to shape and develop entertainment properties that lend themselves to numerous platforms, an ability to cultivate franchises,” said Bay in a statement.

Bay co-founded 451 Media with John and Anthony Gentile, the creators of brands such as Micronauts, Visionaries, Sky Dancers and Power Glove; and Douglas Nunes, who serves as the company’s chief operating officer.

Bay directed all four “Transformers” films. Chinese companies China Movie Channel and Jiaflix Enterprises co-produced last »

- Dave McNary

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