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...as the son of 'Magneto', twin brother of 'Scarlet Witch' and paternal half-brother of 'Polaris'.
"...'Quicksilver' is a mutant capable of moving and thinking at superhuman speeds. Originally capable of running at the speed of sound...
"...the exposure to 'Isotope E' made it possible for the character to run at supersonic speeds of up to 'Mach 10', resisting the effects of friction, reduced oxygen and kinetic impact.
"The character's speed allows him to perform feats such as create cyclone-strength winds, »
- Michael Stevens
Based on Gayle Forman’s wildly popular bestselling novel, If I Stay follows Mia (Chloë Grace Moretz), a talented cellist en route to Julliard, who falls in love with a guitar player named Adam (Jamie Blackley) – as one does if you are a teenaged girl. Her bright future gets thrown into question, however, when a tragic car accident forces her into limbo between life and death.
This looks like the very definition of a “tearjearker,” and we’re intrigued to see Moretz, who is known for genre fare like Kick-Ass, Let Me In, and Carrie, in the role of Mia. The Fault In Our Stars crowd is going to love this one.
Check out the brand new trailer for If I Stay, which heads to theatres in August, below: »
- Sasha James
It’s Tuesday, so it’s time for the latest instalment of Fmtv’s Movie Myths! This week, Oliver Davis investigates whether there’s any truth in the rumours that two endings were shot for 1963′s King Kong vs. Godzilla – one for Western audiences with King Kong victorious, and one for Japanese cinemagoers with Godzilla coming out on top. Did the King of the Monsters really win in the Japanese version!? Find out in this week’s episode of Movie Myths…
Flickering Myth TV will return later this week with the latest Movie Newsgasm, and of course we’ll be back next Tuesday with another episode of Movie Myths. If you’ve not done so already, be sure to subscribe to Fmtv here.
- Gary Collinson
Fresh from stomping his way through the summer blockbuster season with an impressive haul of $491million worldwide, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Legendary Entertainment have announced the 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack (3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet), Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/UltraViolet), and two disc DVD releases of Gareth Edwards’ revamped Godzilla, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass) and Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad).
All three releases will include the following special features:
Monarch: Declassified – Discover explosive new evidence not contained in the film that unravels the massive cover-up to keep Godzilla’s existence a secret. Operation: Lucky Dragon Monarch: The M.U.T.O. File The Godzilla Revelation The Legendary Godzilla – Go behind the scenes with filmmakers and cast for an even deeper look at the larger than life monsters in the film. Godzilla: Force of Nature A Whole New Level Of Destruction Into The Void: The H.A.L.O. »
- Scott Davis
Take another look @ footage from Sony Pictures "The Equalizer" feature, based on the 1980's TV series, starring Oscar winner Denzel Washington ("Training Day") and Chloë Grace Moretz ("Kick-Ass"), directed by Antoine Fuqua, opening September 26, 2014:
"When he comes out of his self-imposed retirement to rescue 'Teri' (Chloë Grace Moretz)...
"...he finds himself face to face with ultra-violent Russian gangsters.
"As he serves vengeance against those who brutalize the helpless, McCall’s desire for justice is reawakened.
"If someone has a problem, the odds are stacked against them, and they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help..."
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Equalizer" ...
- Michael Stevens
Nature controls man, not the other way around, in “Godzilla,” arriving onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on September 16 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. An epic action adventure directed by Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”), Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “Godzilla” is the long-awaited big screen return of the King of the Monsters. Directed by Edwards from a screenplay by Max Borenstein and a story by David Callaham, “Godzilla” is based on the character “Godzilla,” owned and created by Toho Co., Ltd. Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni produced the film with Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Patricia Whitcher and Alex Garcia served as executive producers, alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira. “Godzilla” stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Kick-Ass”), Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (“The Last Samurai,” “Inception”), Elizabeth Olsen (“Martha Marcy May Marlene”), Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche (“The English Patient,” “Cosmopolis”), and Oscar® nominee Sally Hawkins »
- BeyondHollywood Staff
One of my favorite films of the Summer came in the form of Gareth Edwards' Godzilla reboot. It was a return to form for the King of All Monsters and it's a movie I can't get enough of. Fortunately, Warner Bros. have now dropped the details on the film's upcoming blu-ray so that you can take it home and watch it over and over again. Come inside to check out when you'll be able to pick it up and what all is included on the blu-ray discs.
Nature controls man, not the other way around, in “Godzilla,” arriving onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on September 16 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. An epic action adventure directed by Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”), Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “Godzilla” is the long-awaited big screen return of the King of the Monsters.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
The film will open the 58th BFI London Film Festival on Wednesday, October 8.
The Imitation Game will be in theaters on November 21st in the Us; UK cinemas on November 14.
In The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII.
Turing went on to assist with the development of computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal.
Behind-the-camera talent »
- Michelle McCue
On the night of June 9th 2007, a new television reality show called ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ went on air in the UK. On its first ever broadcast, a shy, unassuming man opened his mouth to sing the famous operatic aria ‘Nessun Dorma’, delivering a beautiful, stirring rendition that would change his life from that moment forward.
Swept up in the contagious emotion of Giacomo Puccini’s stunning aria, and the unlikely figure with crooked teeth and diluted confidence who had crooned it for them, the show’s three judges – Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan – stared in awe at what they had just witnessed, while the audience of 2,000 at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff erupted in a standing ovation.
Britain was instantly won over by Paul Potts, who was then working as a manager at the Port Talbot branch of The Carphone Warehouse, and followed him on his »
- Michelle McCue
From the writer of Kick-Ass and the artist of Watchmen comes a collaboration decades in the making! The world’s greatest secret agent is on the most exciting case of his career. But will the end of the world as know it take a back seat to training his street-punk nephew to be the next James Bond? meanwhile, what’s the secret link between a series of kidnapped sci-fi stars, the murder of an entire town, and a dark secret from inside Mount Everest? Under Uncle Jack’s supervision, Gary’s spy skills and confidence blossom–but when the duo learn what’s behind the celebrity kidnappings, the knowledge comes at a price. The conspiracy begins to unravel, but who can be trusted when so »
- Gary Collinson
After her great work with films such as Your Sister’s Sister and Humpday, director Lynn Shelton returns this autumn with Laggies, a film which could see her bridge the gap between indie and mainstream. A24 have released a new trailer for the film, which you can view below…
Laggies stars Keira Knightley (Begin Again) as Megan, a 28-year-old who is at the beginning of a early-life crisis. When her loving boyfriend proposes to her, she freaks out and flees. Aiming to lay low for a while as she tries to figure out what to do with her life, she begins to hang out with 16-year-old Annika (Chloe Grace Moretz, Kick-Ass) and her single Dad (Sam Rockwell, The Way, Way Back).
Given some quite positive reviews at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Laggies is definitely one indie to keep a look out for in the second half of the year. »
- Scott Davis
Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Matthew Vaughn’s big screen adaptation of Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Dave Gibbons’ (Watchmen)The Secret Service has so far been received very well by those who have seen footage at a number of events, and we now have some brand new stills from the movie. It’s hard to tell how much the story has changed in its transition from page to screen, but there do appear to be a few notable character alterations or additions. Regardless, the story – Colin Firth’s Bond-like agent teaches his rough around the edges nephew (Taron Egerton) to »
Matthew Vaughn has become something of a go-to filmmaker for quality comic book movies, having worked on the well-received X-Men: First Class and the adaptation of Mark Millar and John Romita Jr's offbeat superhero adventure Kick-Ass.
Now he's back with Kingsman: The Secret Service, based on a concept he and Millar hatched together. Millar and Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons have already published the story as a comic book, and now Vaughn is working on the film version, which is less an adaptation than his own imagining of the original idea.
Vaughn has attracted a top cast, including Colin Firth and Mark Strong (who appeared together in a very different take on the spy genre, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) as well as Samuel L Jackson, Michael Caine and newcomer Taron Egerton.
The film centres around council estate kid Eggsy (Egerton), a young tearaway bailed out of jail by his late father's »
Japanese animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli has had a long history of nabbing big-name actors for its films in U.S. distribution—from Christian Bale in Howl’s Moving Castle to Tina Fey and Matt Damon in Ponyo—and its latest release is no different.
U.S. distributor Gkids announced in a release today that Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick-Ass, Carrie) will voice the title role in The Tale of Princess Kaguya. James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, and John Cho also lend their voices.
The Tale of Princess Kaguya is based on Japan’s oldest recorded narrative, »
- Jackson McHenry
An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Gareth Edwards directs Godzilla, which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Inception), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient, Cosmopolis), and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), with Oscar® nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck., The Bourne Legacy) and Bryan Cranston (Argo, TV's Breaking Bad). »
When the full Thursday schedule for Comic-Con 2014 was announced today, several studios such as Paramount and DreamWorks Animation did not reveal which movies they are presenting in San Diego. 20th Century Fox is trying a more direct approach, announcing that they will present Let's Be Cops, The Maze Runner, The Book of Life, Kingsman: The Secret Service and Hitman: Agent 47 during their Hall H panel on Friday, July 25, although the studio's highly-anticipated superhero reboot The Fantastic Four was not included.
The superhero reboot was rumored earlier today to be a part of 20th Century Fox's panel. Of course, it's still possible that cast members Michael B. Jordan (Johnny Storm - The Human Torch), Miles Teller (Reed Richards - Mr. Fantastic), Kate Mara (Sue Storm - The Invisible Woman), Jamie Bell (Ben Grimm - The Thing) and Toby Kebbell (Victor von Doom - Doctor Doom) may surprise the Hall H crowd by showing up unscheduled, »
The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Penelope Cruz, the Spanish beauty that has appeared in films like Vanilla Sky, The Counselor, and Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, has agreed to join the cast of Sony's spy comedy Grimsby.
The film will center on a James Bond-esque super spy, played by Mark Strong (Green Lantern, Sherlock Holmes, Kick-Ass), who is forced to go into hiding in his hometown. There, he winds up having to team up with his soccer hooligan of a brother, who'll be played by Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat).
- Mario-Francisco Robles
After linking up with his fellow action icons for The Expendables 3, Sylvester Stallone will be turning his hand back to drama with the release of writer-director John Herzfeld’s (2 Days in the Valley, 15 Minutes) new film Reach Me, which has just received its first trailer.
The film deals with a group of people whose lives intersect via a self help book and sees Sly as part of an ensemble that also includes Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride), Terry Crews (The Expendables), Thomas Jane (The Punisher), Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan), Lauren Cohan (Supernatural), Nelly (The Longest Yard), Kevin Connolly (Entourage), Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer), Danny Aiello (2 Days in the Valley), Danny Trejo (Machete), Elizabeth Henstridge (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Kelsey Grammer (The Expendables 3), Ryan Kwanten (True Blood), Omari Hardwick (Kick-Ass) and Tom Berenger (Inception).
Check out the first trailer here…
Reach Me is set for an October 24th release in the States, »
- Gary Collinson
Nicole Kidman is having memory issues in writer/director Rowan Joffe's ('Brighton Rock') new thriller 'Before I Go to Sleep'. Adapted from the bestselling novel from British writer S J Watson the movie stars Kidman (below) as an amnesiac who wakes each morning without any memory of her life up to that point and eventually discovers that the man sleeping next to her is not actually her husband. Sounds like it's somewhere between 'Memento' and 'Faces in the Crowd'. StudioCanal have unveiled the latest trailer from the project whch you can view below. The project also stars Colin Firth ('The King's Speech'), Mark Strong ('Kick-Ass'), and Jing Lusi ('Clash of Empires'). »
After winning the hearts of action aficionados everywhere by starring on The CW’s Nikita for four seasons and appearing in the superhero caper Kick-Ass, Lyndsy Fonseca is set to delve into more comedic territory for her next big screen role, having recently signed on to star in romantic comedy The Escort.
As per Deadline, the pic “tracks a sex-obsessed journalist (Michael Doneger) who throws himself into the world of high class escorts when he starts following a Stanford-educated prostitute (Fonseca).”
That cursory plot outline doesn’t give us much to go on, but it’s clear that Doneger, who also co-wrote the script with Brandon A. Cohen, is hoping to use The Escort to prove himself as a leading man. Doneger tried something similar with indie flick This Thing with Sarah last year, directing, starring in and scripting that project, but it never made much noise upon release. Of course, »
- Isaac Feldberg
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