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William Shatner keen on Star Trek return as Captain Kirk

7 February 2016 11:22 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Despite rumours linking him to an appearance in Paramount PicturesStar Trek Beyond, last month saw William Shatner denying reports that he was set to return as James T. Kirk for the U.S.S. Enterprise’s latest adventure.

As yet, we haven’t seen Kirk in Paramount’s rebooted Trek universe, but Shatner has told The Hollywood Reporter that he’d “absolutely” reprise the role, assuming the producers can come up with an interesting storyline for his return.

“I would play an old Captain Kirk, absolutely,” said Shatner. “You would have [to have] an interesting character, not a cameo, like, ‘Here I am, aren’t I interesting?’ It’s the ongoing world; it’s the world within science-fiction. Yes, you age within the universe. Time goes on — but time bends, as well. There’s so many things you could do.”

See Also: Is Star Trek Beyond the worst teaser trailer ever? »

- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes only the third movie ever to gross $2 billion worldwide

7 February 2016 9:58 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having become the first release ever to gross $900 million at the North American box office this past Friday, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has now achieved another milestone, with the movie crossing the $2 billion mark worldwide today.

It’s only the third time ever that a film has reached the landmark figure, with James Cameron achieving the feat twice with Titanic ($2.187 billion) and Avatar ($2.788 billion). However, it is unlikely that The Force Awakens will have enough left in the tank to knock either of those from their current positions and will surely have to settle for third in the list of the highest-grossing movies of all time, leaving Cameron as the king of the box office world.

See Also: Pre-order Star Wars: The Force Awakens via Amazon UK or Amazon Us

Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo »

- Gary Collinson

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Point Break review – an empty rehash

7 February 2016 12:00 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Even Ray Winstone can’t save this adrenaline-fuelled but shallow remake of Kathryn Bigelow’s 1991 classic

“Have you ever fired your gun up in the air and gone, ‘Aaaaaaaargh!?”’ Nick Frost asks Simon Pegg in Hot Fuzz, referencing an iconic Keanu Reeves moment from Kathryn Bigelow’s 1991 crime-and-surfing classic Point Break. Inevitably, Pegg gets to do just that, replaying the scene to oddly touching comic effect. Now, Luke Bracey gets to do it too, in this adrenaline-fuelled but empty rehash that flies close enough to Bigelow’s movie to remind you how much you’d much rather be watching the original.

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- Mark Kermode Observer film critic

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens becomes the first movie to hit $900 million at the domestic box office

5 February 2016 1:13 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It had already taken the crown of the highest-grossing North American release of all time back in early January, and now after fifty days on screens Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become the first film in history to pass $900 million at the domestic box office.

“The film’s achievements are truly astounding, and it’s our great honor to relaunch this cinematic galaxy not only for all the devoted decades-long fans but for a new generation who will keep the Star Wars legacy alive for many years to come,” states Disney’s Alan Horn.

Worldwide, The Force Awakens is expected to become only the third film ever to reach $2 billion this Saturday after James Cameron’s Titanic ($2.18 billion) and Avatar ($2.78 billion).

See Also: Pre-order Star Wars: The Force Awakens via Amazon UK or Amazon Us

Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning »

- Gary Collinson

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Hot Toys Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cosbaby Bobble-Heads

5 February 2016 11:35 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Hot Toys has released a batch of promotional images for its latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens product line, with two series of Cosbaby Bobble-Heads based on characters from the recent blockbuster; check them out here…

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Each Cosbaby Bobble-Head stands approximately 11cm tall with base. The first series is led by Kylo Ren, and features the First Order Stormtrooper Officer, First Order Heavy Gunner Stormtrooper, First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper, and Finn (Fn-2187) in stylish and adorable baby form.

 

This series is commanded by Captain Phasma, and features the First Order Stormtrooper, First Order Flametrooper, First Order Snowtrooper, and First Order Tie Pilot in stylish and adorable baby form.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford »

- Amie Cranswick

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Watch the new trailer for Ice Age: Collision Course

3 February 2016 11:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios have released a new trailer for fifth instalment of the Ice Age franchise, Ice Age: Collision Course. Take a look below after the official synopsis…

Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World.  To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, travelling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colourful new characters.

Ice Age: Collision Course is set for release on July 22nd 2016, with a voice cast that includes returning cast members Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Simon Pegg, Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes, and Jennifer Lopez alongside Stephanie Beatriz, Adam DeVine, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Trailer #2 for Blue Sky's Animated 'Ice Age: Collision Course' Sequel

3 February 2016 9:29 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"Don't you hurry me!" 20th Century Fox has unveiled the new trailer for Blue Sky Animation's latest sequel, Ice Age: Collision Course, bringing back Manny, Sid and Diego for another adventure. We've already featured the full-length Scrat short as well as the first official trailer for this fourth sequel in the Ice Age series. This new trailer continues with footage of a giant asteroid flying towards Earth, breaking down into purple glowing rocks with an electrical charge. I'm still not sure how many are looking forward to this, but have at it. The new voice cast in this includes Nick Offerman, Simon Pegg & Melissa Rauch. Have fun! Here's the second official trailer for Blue Sky's Ice Age: Collision Course, direct from YouTube: Scrat journeys where no Ice Age character has gone before in Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe. The consequences of Scrat’s antics are always momentous, and this time he’s creating »

- Alex Billington

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'Ice Age: Collision Course' Gets A New Trailer

3 February 2016 9:05 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Ice Age: Collision Course, the fifth film in the animated film series, is set to come out this June. 20th Century Fox has just released the second official trailer for the flick, which is directed by Mike Thurmeier.

Scrat's epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World.

Ice Age: Collision Course will once again feature the vocal talents of John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, and Ray Romano. Rounding out the cast are other notable names like Jennifer Lopez, Simon Pegg, and Nick Offerman.

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- Mario-Francisco Robles

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‘Ice Age’ Tackles Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe in ‘Collision Course’ Trailer

3 February 2016 8:22 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Ice Age” gets apocalyptic in the new trailer for the upcoming sequel “Collision Course.”

Outer space plays a major role in the film, with Scrat still pursuing that acorn in a space suit in the trailer.

As usual, Scrat sparks a new series of cosmic events that threaten the “Ice Age” world — in this case, a potentially apocalyptic meteor shower. That leaves Sid the sloth, Manny the mammoth, Diego the sabertooth tiger and the other talking animals in search of new lands.

Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Simon Pegg, Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes and Jennifer Lopez return to voice the cast. They’re joined by newcomers Stephanie Beatriz, Adam DeVine, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Max Greenfield, Jessie J, Nick Offerman, Melissa Rauch, Michael Strahan and Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Mike Thurmeier directs and Lori Forte produces the animated movie.

The Fox sequel — the fifth »

- Dave McNary

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New Ice Age: Collision Course Trailer

3 February 2016 6:54 AM, PST | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

With the most famous name in science, Neil deGrasse Tyson, somehow along for the ride, Manny (Ray Romano), Diego (Denis Leary), and Sid (John Leguizamo) are back for the fourth Ice Age sequel, Collision Course, which sees our heroes and the rest of the herd (and Simon Pegg’s Buck, returning after his one off appearance in Dawn of the Dinosaurs) facing a problem of cosmic proportions when an asteroid threatens the Earth. As you can see from the latest trailer below, it’s business as usual, which will no doubt please the kiddies in audience, because if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Released: 22nd July (U.S.)/ 29th July (Irl/U.K.) »

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Trailer Park: Alienate the Angry Birds with a Pandemic Disorder

3 February 2016 6:50 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our (semi) regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This weeks line-up features a bevy of the latest movie trailers including Alienate, Pandemic, Ice Age: Collision Course, The Angry Birds Movie, Disorder and The Green Room.

Alienate

Alienate is stacked from start to finish with thrilling suspense that will have you dusting off your copies of The X-Files to ask yourself the all time important question, do you believe..? Blending the suspense of Monsters with the intelligent action assault of Independence Day, Alienate is a unique modern genre must-see that firmly places debut feature director Michael Shumway and his cast in the spotlight as ones to watch. Bringing together the very human themes of love, belonging and loyalty right at the centre of an alien invasion, Alienate continues to explore exciting new territory for the genre.

Pandemic

Pandemic is set in the near future, »

- Phil Wheat

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Watch: New Trailer For 'Ice Age: Collision Course' Gets Apocalyptic

3 February 2016 6:45 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Somewhere across the last decade or so, we blinked, and "Ice Age" became a massive animated series. It's kind of hard to believe we've come this far, but clearly the franchise is resonating in a big way with its pint-sized audience (and likely picked up a new school of younger viewers along the way). This summer, the saga continues with the fifth film, "Ice Age: Collision Course," and the new trailer is here.  Read More: The 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2016 Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Simon Pegg, Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer LopezStephanie Beatriz, Adam DeVine, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Max Greenfield, Jessie J, Nick Offerman, Melissa Rauch, Michael Strahan and Neil deGrasse Tyson all lend their voices to this one, which finds Sid and the gang facing a possibly apocalyptic meteor shower. Here's the official synopsis:  Scrat’s epic pursuit of »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Explore the creatures, worlds and action of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in new VFX video

30 January 2016 1:20 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety has posted an in-depth video exploring the visual effects of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which sees visual effects supervisors Roger Guyett and Patrick Tubach, creature supervisor Neal Scanlan and special effects supervisor Chris Corbould reveal the artistry behind the film’s droid hero Bb-8, its its creatures, alien worlds, action sequences and more. Check it out here…

See Also: Ewan McGregor discusses his Star Wars: The Force Awakens cameo

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block »

- Gary Collinson

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Famed Game Designer Hideo Kojima Featured As An Easter Egg In Star Wars: The Force Awakens

28 January 2016 2:02 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Across three decades, 10 canonical titles and countless cinematic easter eggs, Metal Gear creator and celebrated Game Designer Hideo Kojima is a master of craft when it comes to layering intricate and complex narratives with fun moments of fan service.

So, when the opportunity presented itself for Kojima to be included in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the auteur simply couldn’t resist. Granted, it’s a very, very minor shoutout, though we imagine that’s exactly the kind of nod Kojima-san would have wanted.

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Word comes by way of StarWars.com, publishing a list of the starry voice cast that brought some of the aliens to life in J.J. Abrams’ box office-shaking juggernaut. As such, while Daniel Craig’s Stormtropper and Simon Pegg’s cameo gained a lot of traction prior to The Force Awakens hitting theaters, it’s now time to shed light on »

- Michael Briers

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Kevin Smith's Cameo Revealed in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

27 January 2016 1:44 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Way back in June 2014, just a few months after production started on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we got one of the first reports directly from the set from a somewhat surprising source: filmmaker Kevin Smith. The filmmaker recounted his set visit during one of his many podcasts, and while he didn't divulge too many specific details, he did reveal that the Millennium Falcon would return. Now that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a massive hit, LucasFilm is starting the pull the curtain back from this secretive production even more, with StarWars.com revealing a list of the "additional voices" used in the film, one of which was Kevin Smith.

The scene where Kevin Smith's voice is used is during the First Order attack on Maz Kanata's (Lupita Nyong'o) castle. The filmmaker/actor voices a Stormtrooper, who, when reacting to incoming Resistance fighters, says "We have incoming at 28.6! Move! »

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Kevin Smith voiced a Stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

26 January 2016 3:02 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It seems that Daniel Craig wasn’t the only celebrity Stormtrooper to feature in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as the official site has revealed that filmmaker Kevin Smith also lent his voice to one of the First Order troops in the J.J. Abrams-directed blockbuster.

The official Star Wars site has revealed that Smith – who was actually the first person to reveal that Stormtroopers would feature in Episode VII – lent his voice to a Stormtrooper during the attack on Maz Kanata’s castle on Takodana, delivering the line “We have incoming at 28.6! Move!”

Head on over to the site here for details on the many other voices featuring in the film, which includes several Star Wars veterans from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.

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- Gary Collinson

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Emily S. Whitten: Seven Movies for Surviving Snowzilla

26 January 2016 10:00 AM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

This past weekend we here in Washington DC got a lot of snow. Um… “A whole lot of snow”? …Okay, how about, “a metric ton of snow”? Ooh… “The fourth heaviest snowstorm dating to 1884.” There. I think that sums it up nicely.

Given this, I (not even kidding) have not left my home in five days (but I’m still sane! No really, I promise! The purple bunnies in my pantry told me so.) And of course, being a very practical person, since I knew the storm was coming I ensured I was well-stocked with all the necessary items beforehand. But then, around the end of Day 1, as the snowdrifts began inching into the two-foot range on my windowsills, I began to wonder what I would do to entertain myself if the power went out (taking with it, one might assume, the Internet).

“Ah-ha!” I said to myself. “I have »

- Emily S. Whitten

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Watch a behind-the-scenes video with bonus footage from Kylo Ren’s Undercover Boss Saturday Night Live sketch

23 January 2016 6:36 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last weekend, Adam Driver appeared on Saturday Night Live where he took part in a Star Wars: The Force Awakens / Undercover Boss sketch, with Kylo Ren posting as Matt the radar technician on Starkiller Base. You can watch the sketch itself here, but now SNL has released a behind-the-scenes video, which offers up some bonus footage. Take a look here…

See Also: Kylo Ren’s Undercover Boss gets a custom Star Wars: The Force Awakens action figure

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block »

- Gary Collinson

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‘Inside the Incredible Visual Effects’ video for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

22 January 2016 4:10 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Wired has released a visual effects featurette for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which explores how Industrial Light & Magic crafted complex action sequences, detailed environments, and realistic characters with the help of advanced motion-capture technology and performances from actors like Lupita Nyong’o for her character Maz Kanata. Check it out here…

See Also: Follow all of our Star Wars coverage here

Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Ken Leung (Lost), Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones »

- Gary Collinson

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"Star Trek Beyond" - Leaked Set Images

20 January 2016 2:29 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ leaked set images, plus footage from director Justin Lin's "Star Trek Beyond", the third rebooted "Star Trek" movie, opening July 22, 2016:

"Star Trek Beyond" is the sequel to "Star Trek Into Darkness" (2013), with a screenplay written by Doug Jung and Simon Pegg based on the TV series of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry.

Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto reprise their roles as 'Captain James T. Kirk' and 'Commander Spock'...

...with Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho and Anton Yelchin...

...reprising their roles from the previous film...

...with Idris Elba and Sofia Boutella joining the film's main cast.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Star Trek Beyond"...

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- Michael Stevens

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