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10:00 AM on 04.16.2014

Magic Mike XXL releasing in July, 2015

We've known that the sequel to Magic Mike was coming for a while now and a few weeks back we learned it would be called Magic Mike XXL. After all why not let all those actors strip off their clothes again for our vi...

Matthew Razak


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Final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past photo
Final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past
by Nick Valdez

It looks like they've saved the best trailer for last. As X-Men: Days of Future Past gets closer to its release later this May, we finally have a trailer that is as great looking as the first one. We have a good amount of plot without spoiling any of the details (such as Wolverine's mode of time travel), some neat character shout outs (and a good, hard look at Quicksilver in stupid looking googles motion), and the set pieces are full of zazz. Oh and those Sentinels look fantastic. 

Fox may have trouble with its posters, but these trailers really make the X-Men pop. I'm hoping the film can live up to this. X-Men: Days of Future Past opens May 23rd.

And while you're waiting, why not give the Flixist X-Cast a listen? It's good stuff. 

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12:00 PM on 04.15.2014

Hans Zimmer returns for Batman vs. Superman

In news that should shock no one -- he scored Man of Steel, all three Nolan Bat films and probably enjoys getting payed money -- Hans Zimmer has confirmed that he'll be returning for Batman vs. Superman. The prolifi...

Matthew Razak

8:00 AM on 04.14.2014

Second How to Train Your Dragon 2 trailer spoils dragons

Much like the first full trailer for How to Train Your Dragon 2, this second trailer continues to spoil a lot of the movie. But rather than spoil the entirety of the film's plot, we only get a bit of it. It's a shame because...

Nick Valdez

10:23 AM on 04.11.2014

New details on X-Men: Apocalypse from Brian Singer

In the world of the comic book movie it's become a game of "on to the next one." We're not even done with X-Men: Days of Future Past as it doesn't come out for another month, and here we are talking about X-Men: Apo...

Matthew Razak

9:59 AM on 04.10.2014

New red ban trailer for 22 Jump Street

It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the sequel to the hilarious 21 Jump Street will be crammed full of cuss words and other R-rated antics, but just in case you were worried here is a red band trailer confirming...

Matthew Razak

5:00 PM on 04.08.2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past gets the worst posters

Fox has always had the worst luck with promoting its X-Men films. From X-Men to X-Men: First Class, they can never seem to put an adequate poster together. With Days of Future Past bringing the largest cast in the franchise, ...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 04.07.2014

Transformers 5 probably happening in 2017

With Transformers: Age of Extinction looking to reboot the Transformers series, and with it most likely making lots of money, it's sadly natural that the follow up would already be discussed. According to some leaked toy docu...

Nick Valdez

9:00 AM on 04.07.2014

The Goonies is most likely getting a sequel

Talk of a sequel to The Goonies has yet to say die. Years of rumors, failed scripts, and Broadway musical dreams have finally come to a head as TMZ caught up with Richard Donner (director of the original) and he stated a sequ...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 04.04.2014

Jason Blum talks annual Purge sequels

Though I haven't seen the first Purge movie, the trailer captivated me. The emergency broadcasting symbol over "America the Beautiful" caught my attention and gave me the chills. When it came out, I just didn't feel motivated...

Jonathan Wray



Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier photo
Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
by Nick Valdez

Captain America: The First Avenger is my favorite film out of the Marvel line up (which is why I claimed this review). Captain America has always been my personal favorite Marvel character due to a mix of that cool Saturday morning cartoon aired on Fox Kids, his stance during the Civil War comic event, and how fun he is to play in the Marvel vs. Capcom series. Beyond that, Steve Rogers has always been a character that spoke to me personally.

When stripped of the Americana facade and super human strength, you have a stagnant man within a world that's constantly changing around him. A real fish out of water. In a post-Avengers world, when it seemed like we'd finally get an America movie that delivered on the promise of the first, we're left with The Winter Soldier

That's not to say it's devoid of entertainment. Captain America: The Winter Soldier is like a wiffleball bat; a fun toy with no real weight to it. 

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First full trailer for The Expendables 3 photo
First full trailer for The Expendables 3
by Mike Cosimano

The folks over at Yahoo Movies have released the first teaser for The Expendables 3, showing a couple action beats and the film's pretty sizable cast.

I didn't much care for The Expendables One, with its dark color palette and overly serious tone, but The Expendables 2: Expenda-lectric Boogaloo was a delightfully cheesy throwback. And it appears as if The Expendables 3: Revenge of the Gibson will be following the path its predecessor took to Funtown, USA.

Of course, this is all filler until Expendabelles comes out.

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Review: The Raid 2: Berandal photo
Review: The Raid 2: Berandal
by Alec Kubas-Meyer

I will admit that I have not seen every movie that has ever been made. I have not seen every action film, martial arts film, or even all of the most revered of the action and martial arts films. I’ve seen my fair share, but there are gaps in my knowledge.

But you know what? That doesn’t matter. Even with my critical blind spots, I can say with conviction something that I know in my heart of hearts to be true: The Raid 2: Berandal is the best action film ever made.

Ever.

[This review is being reposted to coincide with the film's theatrical release.]

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11:00 AM on 03.28.2014

Rumor: Indian Jones could go the way of Bond

Here's an interesting prospect: Indiana Jones going on forever because Harrison Ford isn't the only man who plays him. Latino Review has gotten word that this might be the next step for the franchise as the window for Ford to...

Matthew Razak



Review: 300: Rise of an Empire photo
Review: 300: Rise of an Empire
by Nick Valdez

When a not-sequel/prequel to 300, a film that hit theaters over eight theaters ago, was first announced, I was the first to complain about how boring the whole thing looked. And as time went on, and trailers were slowly released, I did not warm up to the idea any further.

I should be completely honest here. I wanted 300: Rise of an Empire to be terrible just so I could use "Rise of a Meh-pire" as a subtitle. Unfortunately, things didn’t work out the way I planned as 300: Rise of an Empire is surprisingly entertaining.

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Review: Muppets Most Wanted photo
Review: Muppets Most Wanted
by Nick Valdez

2011's The Muppets was a breath of fresh air since it was a reboot which never really felt like one. There wasn't a grand gesture to reinvent the characters, a notable lack of cynicism, and it was most importantly, fun. It was a reunion with old pals that sort of wrote itself into a corner. Their meta narrative of avoiding obscurity left them at a place they really couldn't continue from. 

That's where The Muppets...Again! Muppets Most Wanted comes in. In an attempt to return to their Caper days, Most Wanted tries to pretend The Muppets never happened by jovially throwing the original premise out of the window. By returning to their classic comedy, however, the Muppet gang may have gotten themselves into a worse situation. 

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2:00 PM on 03.27.2014

MGM wants Barbershop 3 to exist for some reason

What's with MGM and their fascination with reviving comedies that don't really deserve it? Just as they have done with Hot Tub Time Machine, MGM is currently in negotiations with Ice Cube over Barbershop 3. Let it be known th...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 03.26.2014

Tucker and Dale Vs Evil 2 in the works

Tucker and Dale Vs Evil is quite the hidden gem. It had a small release on VOD, but quickly found its audience when it hit Netflix. It's a strangely charming, yet horrific movie about two best friends relaxing at their log c...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 03.25.2014

Suit up for these fancy Dumb and Dumber To posters

Dumb and Dumber To may have gone through a rough patch and almost never existed, but now that it's set to release later this year, it's time for the hype train to chug along. We've had on the set images, and one official imag...

Nick Valdez

4:00 PM on 03.20.2014

Avengers: Age of Ultron concept art shows off Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch

With the Avengers: Age of Ultron releasing a year from now, the wait has been seemingly unbearable for concrete news that isn't in the form of skimpy teaser videos. With ABC's "Assembling A Universe" Age of Ultron specia...

Nick Valdez



Final Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer shows the rest of the movie photo
Final Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer shows the rest of the movie
by Nick Valdez

I kid, I kid. But seriously, The Amazing Spider-Man 2's glut of promotional footage has gone and potentially spoiled the entire movie. But here I am hypocritically sharing it with you all. The weird thing is, I don't really mind. With what we know from Sony, Super Bowl teasers, and Marc Webb himself, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 isn't really all that important. It's just a stepping stone to another future Spider-Man film (but it still looks good, I guess!). Basically, there's no reason why I should be mad that I've seen so much of the film already since I'm getting a brand new one next year. 

And then the year after that. And that. And possibly a third time. 

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings in May 2nd. 

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5:00 PM on 03.18.2014

Star Wars: Episode VII to take place 30 years after original saga

Along with the incredible bombshell dropped earlier today, Bob Iger dished out some nifty Star Wars: Episode VII news during the Disney shareholder's meeting. While we should expect the real big news (such as casting, and plo...

Nick Valdez