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Ben Atwater

October 14, 2015

After many rumors, it is now official that Pacific Rim 2 has been put on hold indefinitely. Universal put out the following statement last week. “Legendary’s ‘Pacific Rim 2,’ originally scheduled for release on August 4, 2017, will be re-dated at a later time. The filmmakers, Legendary and Uni...

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Ben Atwater

September 23, 2015

Bryan Singer, founder of the X-Men film franchise, has taken on his next project, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Based on the Jules Verne novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea has been adapted for film several times, most famously the 1954 Disney film starring Kirk Douglas. Singer said that “it...

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Ben Atwater

September 2, 2015

Disney’s response to Comic Con has long been D23, a media convention for the corporate empire that rules the world. After Marvel skipped Comic Con this past year, for the first time in ages, there has been a lot of speculation in the media world that D23 will be a huge outlet for Marvel to announce news regarding upcoming film ...

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Ben Atwater

April 8, 2015

Several new pictures of upcoming films have dropped. The first shot of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in the upcoming Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice was released last week. Iconically bald, Eisenberg does look like his comic counterpart, last played by Kevin Spacey in Superman Returns. Also released was the ...

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Ben Atwater

March 11, 2015

Given that public awareness of films is at an all-time high with the Oscars right on our tail, a lot of movie news has broken. The first picture of Jason Momoa as Aquaman from the upcoming Batman v. Superman was released and portrays Aquaman as a Poseidon-like figure rather than the lame wetsuit wearing ...

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Ben Atwater

February 11, 2015

With the super bowl came a new slew of movie trailers. A new feature for Jurassic World debuted, with a lot of the same footage from the first trailer. Yet new scenes included Chris Pratt’s character training raptors, as well as an air attack by pterodactyls upon park visitors. This trailer furthe...

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Ben Atwater

October 1, 2014

A new trailer for the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy The Interview dropped. This film seems to be tapping into political business at just the right time, as the film depicts Rogen and Franco traveling to North Korea to assassinate Kim Jong Un for the government. Antics ensue in what tis likely to be a p...

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