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Michael Shannon backtracks on Zod’s “flipper” hands for Batman v Superman, namedrops Doomsday

15 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A couple of weeks ago Michael Shannon offered up a few intriguing words on his role in next year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, suggesting that he had “flippers” for hands. Naturally this sparked a lot of debate amongst fans, and Shannon has now played down his comments in an interview with The Daily Beast, and in doing so he may have just inadvertently confirmed the inclusion of Doomsday in the DC superhero ensemble.

“Somebody was asking me about this in New York and I made up some ridiculous bullshit answer about how my character Zod has flippers, and this went viral on the Internet or something and people have been asking me about that,” states Shannon. “That is so obviously a complete bullshit story, right? But people took it seriously.”

“I wasn’t there [on set],” he continues. “It’s a really awkward situation—I’m in the trailer »

- Gary Collinson

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Ronnie and Reggie character TV spots for Legend starring Tom Hardy

28 August 2015 12:51 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its U.K. release next month, two new character TV spots have arrived online for director Brian Helgeland’s upcoming crime drama Legend starring Tom Hardy as Ronnie and Reggie Kray. Check them out below…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Legend

From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an incredible performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray Twins.

Legend is set for release on September 9th in the U.K. and October 2nd in the States, with a cast that also includes Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything), Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World »

- Gary Collinson

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Henry Cavill on whether Lois Lane or Wonder Woman is a better fit for Superman

24 August 2015 1:56 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lois Lane could find some competition for Clark Kent’s affections in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in the form of Gal Gadot’s Diana Prince, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, and Heny Cavill has offered a rather diplomatic response when asked by Cosmopolitan whether the intrepid Daily Planet reporter or the Amazon Princess is a better fit for the Man of Steel.

“This is a very long discussion because there are a lot of questions to be asked and answered,” states Cavill. “I mean who is better for a super-powered alien, a human or a goddess? Yes, the goddess can do all the normal things, which we would think are normal in a relationship, and not have any fear of Superman. But you also need to have that baseline of humanity, which Lois provides. And literally keeps his feet on the ground, keeps him down to earth. So »

- Gary Collinson

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Warner Bros. CEO on the decision to push Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice back to 2016

20 August 2015 1:22 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

When Warner Bros. first announced Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2015, the DC superhero ensemble was originally set to arrive on July 17th 2015. However, the film was pushed back to May 6th, 2016, which put it head-to-head with Marvel’s then-unannounced Captain America: Civil War, before WB decided to shift the date again to March 25th 2016.

By the time the film rolls around, it will have been close to three years since the previous instalment Man of Steel, and now Warner CEO Kevin Tsujihara has offered up a few words on the studio’s decision to shuffle around the release date.

See Also: General Zod will have “flippers instead of hands” in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

“It was a tough decision at the time because it was going to create a hole in 2015,” Tsujihara tells The Hollywood Reporter. “But it was absolutely the right decision for the franchise, »

- Gary Collinson

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New trailer for Legend starring Tom Hardy

20 August 2015 12:09 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new trailer has arrived online for the upcoming crime drama Legend, which sees Brian Helgeland directing Tom Hardy in the dual role of notorious London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray; check it out below after the official synopsis…

See Also: New images from Legend starring Tom Hardy

From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an incredible performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray Twins.

Legend is set for release on September 9th in the U.K. and October 2nd in the States, with a cast that also includes Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything), Christopher Eccleston »

- Gary Collinson

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General Zod will have “flippers instead of hands” in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

19 August 2015 11:45 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Although Michael Shannon’s Man of Steel villain General Zod is confirmed to be making an appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, his exact role in the film has largely been kept a secret. While we may not know how Zod fits into the plot (spoilers), especially considering that he died in Man of Steel, actor Michael Shannon did reveal some information about his character’s strange new look in a recent interview with Vulture.

While telling an anecdote about how he got stuck in a porta-potty during the shoot, Shannon said, “I was in my costume, and I couldn’t use my fingers because in the sequel I have flippers instead of hands. So I had these wax flippers on my fingers, and I couldn’t open the door, and I could hear Zack [Snyder, the director] being like, ‘Where’s Shannon?'” 

He finished the story by saying that »

- Justin Cook

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Michael Wilkinson on designing the costumes for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

19 August 2015 8:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following his work on Man of Steel, costume designer Michael Wilkinson then tasked with creating the look for The Dark Knight and the Amazon Princess (not to mention Aquaman) for the upcoming DC epic Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice from director Zack Snyder. Now, during an interview with Peoples Choice, Wilkinson has offered some insight into his work on the hotly-anticipated blockbuster.

“We tweaked the Superman suit only slightly from our suit from Man of Steel,” states Wilkinson. “We streamlined plus sharpened the details of the costume a little to suit the more earthly (less alien) context of this film. The batsuit is a complete 180 degree turn from the previous film incarnations — our Batman’s power comes from his incredible physical strength and fighting skills, not from armor. The director Zack Snyder wanted him to look as much like the comic book version as possible — to be respectful to the original source. »

- Gary Collinson

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5 Cool Secrets To Look For In The Batman v Superman Superhero Costumes

18 August 2015 4:16 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

As the DC Cinematic Universe grows, one of the most exciting elements of the movies will be seeing all of the classic comic book costumes adapted. and things are off to a great start in Zack Snyder.s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. So far we.ve seen the outfits for the Dark Knight, the Man of Steel, Wonder Woman and Aquaman, and while certain fans have made select complaints, the reaction overall has been positive. The man who made these cinematic outfits is costume designer Michael Wilkinson, and he.s just revealed some great details about the new supersuits of the DC Universe. People.s Choice recently had the chance to work with the filmmaker . who previously collaborated with Zack Snyder on 300, Watchmen, Sucker Punch, and Man of Steel - and while discussing the various costume designs for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice he made mention of »

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New Star Wars footage! Suicide Squad trailer! – San Diego Comic Con 2015 Full Discussion

16 August 2015 1:31 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

There was So Much Comic Con 2015 discussion in the August edition of the Flickering Myth Movie Show, the debate has actually spilled out into its own 17 minute long video (the in-episode segment was less than half that amount). In the special extended cut (think Apocalypse Now: Redux), the esteemed panel discuss…

-the Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes footage.

-the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad trailers, and the possible plot details they revealed.

-why Marvel weren’t in attendance, and should they have been?

-the new Deadpool trailer.

-the epidemic of ‘leaked footage’.

-and who won Comic Con 2015 overall?

This is an excerpt from the August edition of The Flickering Myth Movie Show, which you can watch in full here:

In it, there are also special chats with Harrison Ford, Jj Abrams, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac and more about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, »

- Oli Davis

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Legend character posters featuring Tom Hardy’s Ronnie and Reggie Kray

16 August 2015 3:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from the release of a batch of new images last week, two new character posters have arrived online for Legend, featuring Tom Hardy as the notorious London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Legend

From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an incredible performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray Twins.

Legend is set for release on September 11th in the UK and October 2nd in the States, with a cast that also includes Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything), Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World) and Taron Egerton »

- Gary Collinson

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New images from Legend starring Tom Hardy

14 August 2015 4:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its UK release next month, four new images have arrived online from director Brian Helgeland’s upcoming crime drama Legend which stars Tom Hardy as London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray. Check them out here…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Legend

From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an incredible performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray Twins.

Legend is set for release on September 11th in the UK and October 2nd in the States, with a cast that also includes Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything), Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World »

- Gary Collinson

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Film Review: ‘Final Girl’

12 August 2015 11:02 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Little Miss Sunshine goes the way of La Femme Nikita in “Final Girl,” a mildly intriguing thriller of comeuppance that leaves you wanting more — not more archly stylized violence or repetitive revenge fantasy, perhaps, but more insight into the connection between the eponymous assassin (Abigail Breslin) and her highly skilled mentor (Wes Bentley). Then again, with its seemingly deliberate absence of context or character development, this patchy, underwritten thriller could almost pass for a critique of any number of genre forebears in which the mere presence of a hot, ass-kicking female avenger is meant to seem subversive. Drawing out a thin, largely tension-free payback scenario involving four murderous jocks with a penchant for sweet young blondes, Tyler Shields’ so-so but promising directing debut could get a boost from its name leads in otherwise modest theatrical and VOD play.

Not to be confused with “The Final Girls,” a cheeky horror sendup currently making the festival rounds, »

- Justin Chang

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Henry Cavill talks Warner Bros’ plans for the DC Cinematic Universe, “They’re not thinking from movie to movie”

12 August 2015 1:06 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The DC Cinematic Universe has faced an uphill battle against critics, who have either compared them to Marvel or have claimed they ‘don’t know what they’re doing’. But someone who reckons the studio has their finger on the pulse is Superman himself, Henry Cavill.

“There’s a big plan in place at WB for the whole DC franchise,” the actor told Uproxx while promoting The Man From U.N.C.L.E. “So, all of this stuff ties in. They’re not thinking from movie to movie, they’re thinking from a big tent pole type thing and each story has its own story, which is attached to the major issue. Yeah, there’s a big plan.”

See Also – Rumour: Wonder Woman fights Doomsday in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, »

- Luke Owen

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Rumour: Wonder Woman fights Doomsday in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

12 August 2015 9:46 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warning: possible spoilers below…

Another rumour has come from the world of Heroic Hollywood this evening as the former El Mayimbe is reporting that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will feature a one-on-one showdown between Wonder Woman and Doomsday.

“During the fight with Doomsday, Wonder Woman draws that awesome sword of hers, swings it at Doomsday and manages to chop off the hand of the beast! Kind of reminds me when I was a kid and saw Perseus cut off Calibos’ hand in Clash of The Titans. Wonder Woman is badass and got skills but don’t count Doomsday out! He is still in the fight! Complications ensue because a Bone Blade grows back where Doomsday’s hand used to be! In screenwriting that’s called a reversal. Now Doomsday got a blade of his own.What happens next? Find out when Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice drops in theaters”

Now, »

- Luke Owen

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The Trinity featured in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice promo image

10 August 2015 11:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A textless version of Entertainment Weekly’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice cover has arrived online, featuring the Trinity of Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot)…

See Also: Zack Snyder talks Batman v Superman, Justice League and the DC Movie Universe

Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is set for release on March 25th 2016 and sees Zack Snyder directing a cast that includes returning Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill (Superman), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Diane Lane (Martha Kent), Laurence Fishburne »

- Gary Collinson

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10 Most Beautiful-Looking Bad Movies Ever Made

10 August 2015 3:13 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

20th Century Fox

Is a film worth watching if its only plus is looking good?

It’s a complex question, and one that many cinephiles would answer with a definitive: “No.” But consider for a moment that – aside from offering up a good story – cinema is (for the most part) a visual medium. Surely, a truly beautiful film, despite how bad it might be on a narrative level, can make a convincing case for watchability on account of its aesthetics?

The following ten films, then, are some of the most visually striking you’ll ever see, but have few redeeming features aside from their looks: they fail to engage on pretty much every other level, with narratives that lack weight and are crammed with ridiculous plot twists and poorly-written characters. Then there are those that are plainly boring from start to end.

Despite their flaws and failings, however, each and »

- Sam Hill

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Giveaway – Win the Best Movies of 2015 So Far on Blu-Ray with the Flickering Myth Movie Show

6 August 2015 1:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In the July edition of The Flickering Myth Movie Show, we unveiled our Top 5 Movies of 2015 So Far! The year was half-way through, after all. And we love lists.

In this month’s episode, we’re giving you a chance to win three of those Top 5 on Blu-Ray – Kingsman: The Secret Service, Ex Machina and Whiplash. Unfortunately the other two on the list – Mad Max: Fury Road and Jurassic World – aren’t out on home entertainment yet. Only that shifty-looking dude who hangs out in front of the corner shop on Rectory Road has those. And he’s most definitely breaking some laws.

You know the drill. Do the stuff in bolded red below. UK readers only. The competition closes at midnight on 6th September. By entering this competition you agree to our terms and conditions, which you can read here.

—Tweet This Video Using #Fmtv To Be Entered »

- Oli Davis

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice graces the cover of film magazine

5 August 2015 1:16 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new piece of (likely unofficial) Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice artwork has arrived online thanks to artist Nicolas Di Mattia’s cover for the Argentinian film magazine La Cosa Cine, which features the Trinity of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman

See Also: Zack Snyder talks Batman v Superman, Justice League and the DC Movie Universe

Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is set for release on March 25th 2016 and sees Zack Snyder directing a cast that includes returning Man of Steel stars Henry Cavill (Superman »

- Gary Collinson

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New image of Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

5 August 2015 1:19 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If there is one thing to be said about Ben Affleck’s Bruce Wayne in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, it’s that he will be a rather moody man. Never is that more true than in this new image from the movie, which sees the parentless billionaire roaming the grounds of his family estate.

Check out the picture below:

See Also: Jena Malone and Callan Mulvey’s Batman v Superman roles revealed?

Fearing the actions of a god-like super hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is set for release on March 25th »

- Luke Owen

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Comic Con Reaction! New Suicide Squad trailer! – Watch August’s Flickering Myth Movie Show

2 August 2015 1:12 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

So San Diego Comic Con was a bit of alright. New Star Wars footage… Deadpool, Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad trailers… it was, pretty much, All Of The News.

“Zack, listen to me. This is how you direct a movie. I’m Batman.”

That’s the main focus for this August edition of The Flickering Myth Movie Show. In it, our esteemed panel debate the San Diego Comic Con 2015 news, picking a definitive (well, kind of) winner of the three-day geek-fest.

There’s also a special chat with Harrison Ford, Jj Abrams, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac and more about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a Suicide Squad trailer breakdown (revealing who The Joker Really Is torturing at the end of the teaser) and an exclusive interview with Nat Wolff and John Green about their new movie Paper Towns.

And, as always, the panel pick their movies of the »

- Oli Davis

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