We were previously teased with some footage but now we can watch the whole first trailer for Green Lantern in all it’s HD glory. Based on the classic comic book character, the film stars Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan a fighter pilot chosen to become one of the protectors of our galaxy know as Green Lanterns.
The upcoming sci-fi film Tron Legacy is sort of big deal in geekdom, it’s a sequel to a 30 year old film about a guy who gets transported into a computer program… despite that it actually looks pretty good.
Included in this preview: the newest trailer / music video for Tron Legacy featuring Daft Punk’s new track “Derezzed”, video from Disney’s World of Color live show which is a light and water show with projected images from Tron Legacy, and finally Space Meat writer Jesse’s description of a 23 minute preview of the film. Read more [+]
Bleach is an anime series that has been around for a long time now, spanning many seasons and three separate movies with a fourth being announced. That said in traditional PAL style we’re a little behind with the second movie “The DiamondDust Rebellion” being released only recently in Australian shores.
I know I’ll lose a lot of respect from friends and relatives in admitting this but I never read any of John Marsden’s critically acclaimed and fanatically loved young adult book series growing up. Crazy and unbelievable I know, but I guess I was just the sort of kid who was more concerned with where his next hit of creamy 16 bit video game goodness was coming from. So yes, I went in to this film fairly ignorant about the story and completely clueless as to the tone of the series. Read more [+]
“There came a day, a day unlike any other. When Earth’s mightiest heroes found themselves united against a common threat, to fight the foes no single superhero could withstand. On that day, The Avengers were born.”
The Avengers cometh. Well, not yet, but the above teaser trailer (more like an audio byte with some handsome animation) will surely do for now.
Last month’s Comic-con saw geek-favourite Joss Whedon announced as the man tasked with the challenge of making Hollywood’s superheroes come together as a single team ‘united against a common threat.’
Around the same time, romcom star Marc Ruffalo was presented as our new Hulk – the third in as many appearances under the new Marvel Studios banner – while Jeremy Renner stepped up as Hawkeye. Read more [+]
This interview is part master class in storytelling, part behind the scenes and all of it is fascinating. Run by Dreamworks animators and staffers, The Speaking Of Animation podcast is aimed at animators, but the show is excellent for filmmakers and film fans of all kinds. Take special note of Chris and Dean’s stories on how various story elements of How To Train Your Dragon were conceived and added, because you can see in the final product how well these ideas end up supporting and plusing the story by an order of magnitude.
A short film/trailer for a proposed new film based on the Mortal Kombat video games has hit the web. This gritty “realistic” remake was created to promote director Kevin Tancharoen vision of a new Mortal Kombat feature film. The 7 minute short stars Michael Jai White as Jax and Jeri Ryan as Sonya Blade. A few other characters make some appearances with surprising results.
For those of you have watched it, check out a certain character freeze frame below. Read more [+]