Showing posts from May 31, 2015

The inaugural class is announced for the World Video Game Hall of Fame!

Super Mario, Pong among World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees @museumofplay — GamesIndustry (@GIBiz) June 4, 2015

The inaugural class of the World Video Game Hall of Fame have been announced and it is clear that the right games were chosen.

A look at Mad Max: Fury Road's stunt and car chase choreography.

Mad Max: Fury Road was a smash hit in the theaters and fans couldn't say enough great things about it. A big part of that was because of the film's stunts and visual effects.

The Indominus Rex surprises park observers in the newest Jurassic World clip.

The Indominus Rex makes a new appearance in the latest clip from Jurassic World.

Kids react to old Transformers vs new Transformers.

When original fans of Transformers compare the original 1980's cartoon to the current films the differences are pretty big. However, think about what it would be like for children today to see the original cartoon who never knew there was one!

See the trailer edit that combines Pixar's Cars with Mad Max: Fury Road!

Mad Max: Fury Road has been everywhere since it's release and now it is invading Pixar!

The Goonies get remixed with Nicki Minaj's Truffle Butter to create "Truffle Butter Shuffle" in honor of the 30th Anniversary.

In honor of the 30th Anniversary of The Goonies, music producer Mike Relm has created a hilariously great mash-up remix video of The Goonies and Nicki Minaj's "Truffle Butter".

New Ant-Man TV spot connects the film to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Marvel's Ant-Man is almost upon us and its new TV spot warns us that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is about to get a whole lot bigger.

See the updated World of Color celebration from Disneyland's California Adventure including the new Star Wars segment!

For their 60th Anniversary, Disneyland has debuted an updated "World of Color" celebration at Disney's California Adventure!

New LEGO Jurassic World trailer takes you on a tour of the park!

Take a VIP tour of Jurassic World in the newest video game trailer for LEGO Jurassic World!

Marvel teases their upcoming "All new. All different" comic universe with a new image revealing a female Wolverine and more!

Marvel continues to shake things up with the upcoming "All new. All different." Marvel Comics universe that fans will see later this year! It was revealed yesterday that Marvel would be re-launching up to 60 titles and that some characters were being changed.

We found out through this first reveal that certain characters would be getting updates and changes. Two of these characters to receive "new" versions of themselves were Wolverine and the Hulk. Thanks to a newly released image we now have our first look at the updated Wolverine and it appears as though X-23 has taken the mantle of Wolverine!

See the first trailer for the new Bruce Timm web series for Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles!

The Justice League is getting an brand new web series that will be exclusive to Machinima starting on June 8th! This new series will be set in Bruce Timm's "Gods and Monsters" universe and will be titled Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles.

A nightmare is born in the new Jurassic World TV spot.

A new TV spot has been released by Universal for Colin Trevorrow's Jurassic World that shows a nightmare being born.

Marvel Comics will be re-launching up to 60 titles after this summer's "Secret Wars"!

It has been known that Marvel Comics would be re-launching certain titles after this summer's big Marvel event "Secret Wars". However, what fans first understood to be about 33 titles (which in itself is a lot) is now set to be 55-60 titles!

That means that just about the entire Marvel Comics universe will be re-launched this Fall and reset back to #1. This is being promoted as a part of the "All New. All Different" Marvel Comics line.

New Star Wars mobile game trailer shows events between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens!

An all new Star Wars mobile game is being released later this year and the first trailer has been released showing off what to expect. The new game is titled Star Wars: Uprising and it's trailer doesn't show off gameplay but from the game's description it sounds like a pretty fun RPG.

DC Comics releases a trailer for their all new DC universe, the DC You!

DC fans are in for some very big changes after the current Darkseid War concludes. Superman no longer has a secret identity and is on the run with no powers, Commissioner Gordon has taken over for the missing Batman and is now wearing a Gotham City Police Department armored Batman suit, and much more!

To show off some of the changes and things to come in the new DC Universe, now being called the "DC You", DC has released a full length trailer that takes fans through the various titles that will be released and the powers that some of the heroes posses as well as all new looks that certain characters will be sporting.

Take a look inside the full article to check out this full length trailer for the DC You.

Batman is back in the first trailer for Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem!

Batman Unlimited is back with an all new animated film titled Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released the first trailer for the film that shows off the film's heroes, villains, and story and it looks pretty cool!

New trailer for Vacation shows the Griswolds in some sticky situations!

The second trailer for the Vacation sequel/reboot has been released and it shows off the Griswolds getting into all kinds of new and funny situations!

New Jurassic World featurette shares director Colin Trevorrow's new vision for the franchise.

Sit back and listen to director Colin Trevorrow talk about his new vision for the upcoming Jurassic World. The film looks amazing and the fact that he has full support from Steven Spielberg is a great sign.

Jurassic World will open to the public on June 12, 2015.

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Watch the opening credit sequence to Marvel and Netflix's Daredevil reimagined in the style of Night Court!

A really fun mash-up opening sequence was released recently that combined Marvel and Netflix's Daredevil and Law & Order. Now another has surfaced that combines Daredevil and the 80's hit comedy Night Court. Once again the mash-up works extremely well and it is really funny tp watch. Enjoy!

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How Avengers: Age of Ultron Should Have Ended - Part 1!

It's here! How It Should Have Ended has finally released their video for Avengers: Age of Ultron and it is going to be in multiple parts! The first part is really funny and focuses on how Ultron uploaded himself to the internet and all the things that he could have done to defeat the Avengers while in it.
"That's right, Part One! Because we wrote too much material for this one, we decided to make multiple shorts rather than chop down and cram what we enjoyed into short 15 second bits. Avengers seemed fitting to try it out. Part 2 and Maaaaybe 3 will follow as they are completed."  I especially enjoyed the ending that has Ultron talking to various villains from some of the best TV and film franchises. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - How It Should Hve Ended

Jurassic World promotional video takes you into InGen Technologies with a look at how the company is run.

Check out this amazing promotional video for Jurassic World that shows off a corporate video from InGen Technologies, the company that runs the park Jurassic World.
"InGen is all about tomorrow's technology, today. Ever since its founder Dr. John Parker Hammond dreamed up the idea to access prehistoric life from preserved DNA in fossilized amber, InGen's headquarters in San Diego, CA have been busy at work collecting the world's most comprehensive genomic library. Their work paved the way for the first prehistoric animal to be brought back to life in 1984 and since then have learned valuable lessons about control and environmental issues which have helped shape the company into what it is today. The acquisition of InGen by Masrani in 1998 hasn't changed the scientific focus placed on the company, and CEO Simon Masrani has looked to experienced geneticist Dr. Henry Wu to guide the company ever since - with results often exceeding expectations for investors. Thanks …

Disney developing Fantasia's Night On Bald Mountain into a live action film!

There has been a lot of exciting news today for Disney! It's now been revealed that Disney will be developing the "Night On Bald Mountain" segment into a live action film! Fantasia was released by Disney in 1940 and the "Night On Bald Mountain" segment is the last in the film that features music of the same name by Modest Moussorgsky and Franz Schubert. This segment is perhaps tied for the most memorable from the film. The other popular segment of course being "The Sorcerer's Apprentice".

Writers Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless are signed on to write the script for film which currently has a release date of April 2016. The film will expand on the 11:30 minute segment which features the Chernabog, a god of evil, summoning his demon and ghost minions on the Walpurgis Night (the Witches' Sabbath) to dance furiously throughout a town as he tosses some fiery pit. It is a creepy, and amazing, segment that can be viewed many different ways.

Disney to …

Marvel Comics makes a big reveal in Star Wars #6 that changes the story for a major character!

In a surprise move, Marvel Comics has rocked the Star Wars universe today with a game changing reveal for one of the franchises major characters!

Star Wars #6 hit comic store shelves today and it had a very big reveal for the character Han Solo. (The big thing to remember here is that Marvel's Star Wars comics are officially canon to the film universe!) Han Solo is loved by millions of Star Wars fans and his budding relationship with Princess Leia is argulably one of the best parts of the original trilogy. However, it seems that there is more to this story than we knew.  Star Wars #6 has just created a new plot point for Han Solo that changes his backstory in the films and could have consequences for his relationships with other characters.

Look inside the full article to see the big reveal from Marvel Comics! But be warned of spoilers!

Disney announces that Tangled will return as a new animated series in 2017!

Surprising news was revealed by Disney today when they announced that they are developing an animated television series based on their film Tangled! The new series will bring back the film's stars to voice the main characters, Mandy Moore as Rapunzel and Zachary Levi as Flynn Rider. Below you can see the art style that the series will feature.

Big news: Disney Channel to debut #Tangled animated series in 2017! Details: — Disney D23 (@DisneyD23) June 3, 2015

The new series will debut in 2017 on the Disney Channel and has an interesting, though not completely original, story.
"The new series takes place between the events of the feature film and the beginning of the 2012 short, Tangled Ever After, as Rapunzel acquaints herself with her parents, her kingdom, and the people of Corona. Her irrepressible spirit and natural curiosity about the world drives her to the realization that there is so much more she needs to learn before she…

Everything Wrong With The Lost World: Jurassic Park!

With the upcoming release of Jurassic World, Cinema Sins has just released a great "Everything Wrong With" video for The Lost World: Jurassic Park!
"Yep. You knew this was coming, right? What with the new Jurassic World on the way. Here are all the sins we found in Lost World: Jurassic Park. There were a lot." This video is quite long at 17 minutes but it points out some very well deserved sins that Jurassic Park fans will really get a kick out of. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - CinemaSins

First photo from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 is released!

Jennifer Lawrence has revealed the first photo from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 with her fans on Facebook! The photo came with the caption "6.9.15 #MockingjayPart2 #Unite" which must mean that on June 9th a trailer or another viral campaign will be released. I'm hoping for a trailer or teaser trailer at least! The photo features Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne, Sam Claflin as Finnick Odair, and Evan Ross as Messalla.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 will be in theaters on November 20, 2015.

6.9.15 #MockingjayPart2 #Unite
Posted by Jennifer Lawrence on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

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Doctor Who's Steven Moffat reveals that he is still haunted by guilt over changing the Time War's outcome.

When Doctor Who returned in 2005 showrunner Russell T. Davies introduced fans to the Time War. This war spanned space as well as across time and was faught between the Time Lords and the Daleks for "all of creation". The result of this war was both races seemingly being destroyed and wiped out. The Time War quickly became a popular subject with fans because it defined who the new Doctor was. (The then 9th Doctor played by Christopher Eccleston and then 10th Doctor David Tennant. Even Matt Smith's 11th Doctor was influenced by the Time War.)

However, during the show's 50th Anniversary special "The Day of the Doctor" showrunner Steven Moffat reversed the outcome of the Time War and thus upset many fans who were very big fans of the Time War and what it brought to the story of the show. While being interviewed for Doctor Who Magazine #487, Moffat revealed his guilt about making the decision to do change the Time War.
""The Day of the Doctor was a su…

Funny Lego Star Wars: Return of the Jedi video has Luke's family reunion interrupted by the Ghostbusters.

In the Star Wars films, Luke Skywalker's mentors who had passed away were able to return as "ghosts" using the Force. Ghosts normally have a bad reputation and when they appear you call in experts to get rid of them. This time however, the experts come on their own and interrupt a reunion between Luke and his family and friends. But then sometimes reunions are what you'd hope they are.


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Mega Man is returning with an all new television show!

Wow! Big news for fans of Capcom's Mega Man has just been released! It appears as though Mega Man will be returning to television with an all new, updated show!

Dentsu Entertainment USA and Man of Action Entertainment are partnering together to bring an all new animated series to television based on Capcom's character Mega Man. The series is being reported to have 26 episodes and will launch in 2017 to commemorate Mega Man's 30th Anniversary. Launched in 1987, Mega Man has grown to iconic status in the video game world and is loved by millions of fans and gamers.

For the show, Dentsu Entertainment USA will hold worldwide broadcast and licensing rights while Man of Action Entertainment will create, write and executive produce the series. The series would seem to be in good hands as Man of Action Entertainment created Cartoon’s Network’s Ben 10 series and has worked on other programs such as Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man and Avengers Assemble.

Are you excited to see the …

What if Dinosaurs survived? The first trailer for Disney and Pixar's The Good Dinosaur is released!

The first trailer for Disney and Pixar's upcoming film The Good Dinosaur has been released! The film itself raises a really good question and given the concept and idea of the film it is bound to be a lot of fun. This film will explore a world where dinosaurs weren’t killed off by an asteroid hitting the Earth. As time moves on the dinosaurs learn to co-exist with humans.

Film synopsis:
""The Good Dinosaur" asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of."
The Good Dinosaur will be in theaters on November 25, 2015.

Source: YouTube - Disney UK

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and Ultimate Spider-Man will return with new seasons and a new name!

It has been announced that the hit Marvel shows Avengers Assemble and Ultimate Spider-Man will be returning to Disney XD. However, when the shows return for their new season they will also be returning with all new names (but to be clear its the same show). The shows will return as Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution and Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6.

Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution synopsis:
"Per Marvel’s official announcement, Ultron Revolution (Season 3) will see the marquee Avengers going up against the likes of Baron Zemo, the Masters of Evil, the Inhumans, and Kang the Conqueror. New help will come from Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Ant-Man, and Ms. Marvel, undoubtedly reflecting the upcoming film slate, while the press release alludes to the team having “a chance of surviving an all-out Marvel super hero Civil War.”"Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6 synopsis:
"As to Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6 (canceled for its own universe but comi…

New clip for Jurassic World answers some questions on the Indominus Rex.

The newest clip for Jurassic World features a scene between Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt that shows fans why the Indominous Rex had to be created and how exactly it got it's particular name. Enjoy!

Jurassic World will open to the public on June 12, 2015.

Source: YouTube - Movie Madness Trailers

New extended Ant-Man TV spot is filled with new footage!

The newest extended TV spot for Marvel's Ant-Man has a lot of new footage and is quite funny. Watch as Paul Rudd jumps into action and instructs someone to, "Pick on someone your own size!"

Ant-Man will be in theaters on July 17, 2015.

Source: YouTube - CBR Trailers

Band performs Mario Kart track music as their friend plays the game!

This is amazing! Check out this short video of a gamer playing some Mario Kart with some special help from his friends. As the player plays the game friends of his perform the game's track music on real instruments. Talk about gaming in style! I may have to convince some of my friends to do this for me! This would be so much fun!

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Batman: Arkham Knight gets a special Harley Quinn trailer!

Look out, Harley Quinn fans! A new trailer has been released for Batman: Arkham Knight that reveals that you'll be able to play as Harley in the game and that there will be a Harley story mission as DLC if you pre-order the game. Watch the Harley Quinn trailer below to see some great footage of Harley kicking some butt!

Batman: Arkham Knight will be on store shelves on June 23, 2015.

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Actor Eddie Redmayne is cast as Newt Scamander in J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them!

Look out Harry Potter fans! The newest wizard to star in Potter film has just officially been announced! Announced by Warner Bros., it has been revealed that actor Eddie Redmayne will be playing Newt Scamander in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Speaking about Redmayne, director David Yates stated:
"“Eddie is a fearless actor, brimming with invention, wit and humanity. I couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of working with him as we start this new adventure in J.K. Rowling’s wonderful world, and I know she feels the same way.”" With further support, Greg Silverman, WB President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production spoke about Redmayne saying:
"“Eddie Redmayne has emerged as one of today’s most extraordinarily talented and acclaimed actors. We are thrilled to welcome him into J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, where we know he will deliver a remarkable performance as Newt Scamander, the central character in ‘F…

Man at Arms: Reforged creates Aragorn's sword Narsil / Anduril from The Lord of the Rings!

A new episode of Man At Arms: Reforged has been released and this one is really fun! The folks over at Baltimore Knife and Sword worked hard to create the sword Narsil from The Lord of the Rings and they did so using only 19th Century techniques which was really interesting and fun to watch. However, Sauron comes by to smash Narsil to pieces (to show what happens when you do not temper a blade after heat treating it). This lets the forges reforge the shards of Narsil into the sword Anduril just like in the book and film. A lot of work went into forging this sword and the result is beautiful. You can watch the entire creation process in the video below. Enjoy!

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First teaser trailer for the video game Rise of the Tomb Raider is released!

Get ready to go on an all new adventure with Lara Croft in the upcoming video game Rise of the Tomb Raider! A teaser trailer has be released to excite fans for the game's debut at E3 and it looks pretty cool. Rise of the Tomb Raider will be a follow up to the 2013 game Tomb Raider. Check out the teaser trailer below and enjoy!

Source: YouTube - GameSpot

Two action packed clips for Terminator Genisys are released!

Kyle Reese, played by actor Jai Courtney, takes center stage in two new clips for the upcoming film Terminator Genisys! The new film seems to have fun messing with the established timeline that the franchise has built up since the 80's and these clips show us a glimpse of that.

The first clip has Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) rescuing Kyle Reese from a T-1000 while the second clip has Connor trying to explain the new reality that they are in to Reese. While she tries to explain Reese reacts badly to seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger's aged T-800.

Terminator Genisys will be in theaters on July 1, 2015.

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A statue of President Snow is demolished in the new The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 poster!

Thanks to a new film poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, it is clear that the people of Panem have had enough of President Snow and the Capitol. The new poster features a statue of President Snow, played by actor Donald Sutherland, that has been decapitated and smashed to pieces. The rebellion logo, the Mockingjay, has also been spray painted behind the statue. This is a great poster with a powerful message.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 will be in theaters on November 20, 2015.

Down with the Capitol! Check out the all-new official poster for #MockingjayPart2 & #UNITE at! — Mockingjay - Part 2 (@TheHungerGames) June 1, 2015

Source: Twitter - The Hunger Games

New TV spot for Ant-Man is released!

A brand new trailer has been released by Marvel for their upcoming film Ant-Man and as the release date approaches fans are getting very excited. With the selected quotes heard in the trailer combined with the music the tone of the film is set.

Ant-Man will be in theaters on July 17, 2015.

Source: YouTube - Movie Madness Trailers