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What can you say about a game that was released on April 1st? Simple really, it was designed to be a joke. Goat Simulator has something of a cult following now, it was made for fun and released as is including bugs and gamers are pretty much told to just go for it.
The game itself has no story other than you are a goat and you have to create as much chaos as possible. Set in a little sandbox world there are plenty of people to headbutt, cars to blow up and a huge crane to jump off. Why should you do this? Simple answer would probably be why not. Fact is you bought the game and you are playing it, now see what crazy antics you can get up to.
The controls are simple, you can jump, can lick, flip and headbutt things, oh and “baa”. When licking »
- Paul Metcalf
Cast also includes Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, T.J. Miller, Stanley Tucci, Bingbing Li, Han Geng, Titus Welliver and Lucas Black, with Peter Cullen as the voice of 'Optimus Prime', leader of the 'Autobots'.
To be distributed by Paramount, "Transformers: Age Of Extinction" will be released June 27, 2014.
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Transformers: Age Of Extinction"...
- Michael Stevens
Recently, "Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction" director, Michael Bay, gave up some new footage from the flick to Samsung to help promote their new, Uhdtv curved televisions in the UK, and it was all shown in this new clip (below). However, you'll have to look pretty hard as they allowed a whole bunch of people to get in the way of the damn TV's, but you can see some stuff. Check it out, below. As for the movie, it stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor as Shane Dyson, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, and T.J. Miller. In the new flick, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists attempt to learn from past Transformer incursions and push the boundaries of technology beyond what they can control — all while an ancient, powerful Transformer menace sets Earth in his crosshairs. The epic adventure and battle between good and evil, »
Thanks to TFW2005.com Starring in "Transformers 4" is Jack Reynor in the starring role of a race car driver. The talented and beautiful Nicola Peltz has been cast in the female lead role of Reynor's girlfriend. Mark Wahlberg has signed on to play Nicola's father Flynn Vincent. Sophia Myles will play a major role as a scientist. Peter Cullen returns as the voice of Optimus Prime, and Glenn Morshower reprises his role as General Morshower. Kelsey Grammer was recently cast as the lead villain named "Harold Attinger". Directors Guild of America DGA Award winner Michael Bay will return to direct his fourth installment of the film series from a screenplay written by Ehren Kruger. Transformers 4 will be directed by Michael Bay, from a script written by Ehren Kruger. The cast includes: Mark Wahlberg, Kelsey Grammar, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci and Jack Reynor. Set for release on June 27th, »
20th Century Fox
It’s been a bit of a crazy week in the movie industry, and we’ve got a whole host of things to discuss in regards to the biggest movie and TV news that dominated our RSS feeds over the last seven days. Tinseltown is a busy place, and now that we’re getting farther into 2014 we’re getting more and more updates about what movies will be dominating our cinemas for the foreseeable future, and which shows we’ll likely be tuning into week after week.
We’ve got a few new comic book adaptations on the way that will grace both the small screen and the silver screen; and we heard updates about whether or not Spider-Man could ever fight alongside the Avengers, or if Fox wants the Fantastic Four showing up alongside the X-Men. We’ve also got a big casting rumour to cross »
- James Garcia
It's a standard Friday episode of the RopeofSilicon podcast with this week's review being Transcendence while we also discuss the situation with Bryan Singer, answer some of your questions, play some games and we have a brand new intro and outro, the outro being Clint Mansell's "In the Wall Side 2" courtesy of Death Waltz Recording Company. If you are on Twitter, we have a Twitter account dedicated to the podcast at @bnlpod. Give us a follow won'tchac I want to remind you that you can call in and leave us your comments, thoughts, questions, etc. directly on our Google Voice account, which you can call and leave a message for us at (925) 526-5763, which may be even easier to remember at (925) 5-bnl-pod. Just call, leave us a voice mail and we'll add those to the show and respond directly. An alternative to that option is a new way of »
- Brad Brevet
So this weekend we’ve seen Jude Law take a walk on the wild side in the title role of Dom Hemingway. Now, we also get a new film starring a stateside screen beauty, Scarlett Johansson as she takes a walk on the weird side. Very weird. She stars in almost every minute of Under The Skin from director Jonathon Glazer who gave us the enormously entertaining Sexy Beast (Ben Kingley’s character might have been “mates” with Dom!). But Skin is no look at the cockney criminal class. This film is based on a 2000 science fiction novel from Michel Faber. Now we’re used to seeing Ms. J dashing about in CG backdrops in big budget blockbusters like Michael Bay’s The Island and over at Marvel Studios as the sublime Shield agent the Black Widow in, so far, three epics. But this film’s not in the same »
- Jim Batts
The first Amazing Spider-Man felt like a pretty cynical piece of cinema. A reboot of a franchise barely five years dead (and rumored to be born only out of the necessity for Sony to hold on to the rights for the titular character), the finished product was rather underwhelming. A padded runtime, a perfunctory script and a thoroughly dull adversary overruled the undeniable merits of Andrew Garfield as the spandexed web-slinger. That’s not the case this time around – The Amazing Spider-Man 2 feels like a proper movie. It may never reach the wonderful heights of Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2, but with its goofy sense of humor and supervillain overkill, it’s the best Spider-Man film since that landmark.
- Dominic Mill
This story first appeared in the May 2 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. At the Cinemacon convention in March, theater owners whooped and hollered when a chatty Mark Wahlberg took the stage at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The star of Paramount's Transformers: Age of Extinction proclaimed the June tentpole will be the biggest film of 2014. He's probably right: The previous installment in Michael Bay's robot action series, 2011's Transformers: Dark of the Moon, took in $1.12 billion globally -- and that was without Wahlberg. Beyond Transformers, though, the summer prospects are far less clear for several studios.
- Pamela McClintock, Rebecca Ford
The company acquired the rights to the classic horror franchise in 2009, launching a reboot from director Marcus Nispel.
Bruckner - who directed the V/H/S segment 'Amateur Night' - will restart the series from scratch again.
It is currently unclear if and how the new film will incorporate the Jason Voorhees/Camp Crystal Lake mythology from the original series.
When is a reboot not a reboot? When it's a re-reboot of course! And that's exactly what Michael Bay's production company Platinum Dunes is planning for the Friday 13th franchise… Having acquired the rights to the franchise back in 2009, Bay rebooted the series for a first time, hiring Marcus Nispel to breathe new life into Jason's teen-skewering exploits. Sadly for Platinum Dunes, that film flopped and didn't spawn the anticipated sequel, which is why it's back to the drawing board all over again with a second do-over of the seminal...
- George Wales
Bruckner already has genre films V/H/S and The Signal under his directorial belt, so if talks go according to plan he should be in prime position to bring Jason Voorhees (the monster who launched a thousand Halloween costumes) back to the big screen.
Of course, whether another reboot will be a worthwhile addition to the Friday The 13th family or just a cash cow remains to be seen. After all, we’ve had one pretty pointless reboot already in 2009. There’s no word on the direction the project will take yet either, apart from the obvious machetes, hockey masks and lashings of blood. But it’s definitely all new and not a sequel to the 2009 reboot – although is it a reboot of the reboot? »
- Claire Joanne Huxham
Some details are starting to come out about the Friday the 13th Remake. Paramount has announced that the film will be released on Friday March 14 2014. Michael Bay Andrew Form and Bradley Fuller are set to produce the film. David Bruckner who wrote and directed the Amateur Night segment of VHS is in negotiations to direct the Friday the 13th reboot for Paramount and Platinum Dunes TheWrap reported today. Amateur Night was one of the best segments from the horror anthology VHS. Bruckmer also cowrote and codirected The Signal which we rated a 3.5 out of 5. »
If at first you don’t succeed… There have been twelve films in the “Friday The 13th” franchise thus far. You know what Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes horror shingle did in 2009? They acquired rights to the series (like they have with horror franchises “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “A Nightmare On Elm Street,” “The Hitcher”) and basically hit reset, rebooting the series with “Friday The 13th” directed by Bay-reboot favorite Marcus Nispel (who helmed the “Conan the Barbarian” reboot for Millennium). What are they doing in 2014? A rebooting “Friday The 13th” yet again because their first attempt only grossed $65 million domestically with a worldwide gross of $91 million. Apparently that figure off a $19 million budget was just not enough profit. And so David Bruckner, who wrote and directed the “Amateur Night” segment of “V/H/S,” is in negotiations to direct, according to The Wrap. And it’s already dated for Friday, »
- Edward Davis
The 2009 reboot of Friday the 13th never got the credit it deserved. It was a slick, sexy updating of the classic slasher. It's fun, it's faithful to the original, and it's actually one of the best Friday the 13th films the franchise has ever had. But apparently $65 million at the box office ($91 million global) is not enough money, and so now the producers of that movie are pretending it never existed and doing yet another reboot. The Wrap is now reporting that producers Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form have decided on director David Bruckner for the new version, and as much as I'd have rather seen Marcus Nispel's 2009 version get a sequel, he is an encouraging choice. Bruckner was one of the cowriter/directors on the sci-fi film The Signal, and he...
- Peter Hall
Friday The 13th is getting rebooted. Again. You can thank (or rage at) Michael Bay, whose Platinum Dunes is resurrecting the slasher franchise for Paramount Pictures. While we've known about this project since last November, the latest development is that Bay and his fellow producers Brad Fuller and Andrew Form have nearly wrangled one of the directors of the horror anthology V/H/S to take the film's helm. The Wrap reports filmmaker David Bruckner has entered into negotiations to direct the Friday the 13th reboot. Bruckner is described as a "genre veteran" by The Wrap, but in truth he's worked on two horror features: V/H/S and The Signal, neither of which required him to helm the entire film by himself. Basically, Friday the 13th will mark Bruckner's feature directorial debut. Bruckner earned his first director credit in 2007 with the release of The Signal, a horror-thriller broken into »
Paramount Pictures has released three new photos from director Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction, and they all feature Mark Wahlberg... doing stuff. I'm really curious to see how this new Transformers movie turns out. So far I'm impressed by what I've seen, and I'm sure Bay is going to deliver yet another fun movie with lots of action and giant explosions. You can watch Walhlberg kick Decepticon ass on June 27th!
- Joey Paur
The second Friday the 13th reboot is eyeing V/H/S director David Bruckner, with Platinum Dunes' Bradley Fuller and Andrew Form producing alongside Michael Bay (the original team behind the 2009 remake).
David Bruckner is currently in ongoing negotiations for this complete revamp of the iconic horror series from the 80s, which has already spanned 10 movies, one cross-over with A Nightmare on Elm Street in Freddy vs. Jason, and a 2009 reboot that failed to register with fans. No story details have been revealed at this time, but Bradley Fuller has hinted that it will be a 'found footage' style thriller, and they are considering scrapping signature villain Jason Voorhees altogether.
This is what Fuller had to say about the reboot back in January.
"I don't know if we're going to have Jason..."
It's also not clear if any of the Camp Crystal Lake mythology will make its way into the movie. »
It's presently unknown what approach this film will take on the classic formula of good-looking, horny teenagers dying in grisly ways at the hands of hockey-mask wearing, machete-wielding psycho Jason Voorhees.
Source: The Wrap »
- Garth Franklin
Paramount Pictures has found its director for the new Friday the 13th reboot. The Wrap reports that genre director David Bruckner is in talks to take the helm of the pic, which Paramount hopes will kick off a new Friday the 13th franchise. The studio previously attempted to breathe new life into Jason Voorhees with a 2009 redo helmed by Marcus Nispel (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), but it never moved forward with further films. Bruckner has experience in the horror genre having directed the 2007 pic The Signal and the segment “Amateur Night” for the 2012 anthology film V/H/S, so it’ll be interesting to see what his take on Friday the 13th entails. Just as with the previous reboot, Michael Bay will produce this new film through his Platinum Dunes banner. The pic already has a March 13, 2015 release date staked out, so if Bruckner’s deal closes the new Friday the 13th »
- Adam Chitwood
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