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Watch: John Boyega Annouces Pacific Rim: Uprising Contest

Pacific Rim: Uprising’s trailer was premiered at this year’s New York Comic Con and met with a joyous reaction. Today a new contest has been announced by Legendary and Universal Pictures give two super fans the opportunity of a lifetime.

So what’s up for grabs you ask?

Two lucky super-fans will get the opportunity to be in the new film which is locked in for a March 23rd, 2018 release. The contest is a thank you to reward Pacific Rim fans for their passion and creativity that has helped shaped the forthcoming sequel. The two chosen winners will have the honor of being placed in the Shatter Dome which houses holographic images of the greatest Jaeger pilots ever.

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Now how do you win?

Easy just share you’re love for the franchise whether it be Jaeger cosplay, Kaiju tattoos, fan art, videos, music whatever you feel makes you the ultimate Pacific Rim fan and how the franchise inspires you. Now even if you’re not chosen to be the lucky 2 superfans, 10 runner-ups will have their names included in the films end credits.

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Fans have been patiently waiting (5 years to be exact) for the follow up to Guillermo del Toro’s epic Kaiju movie. This contest will only help build up more excitement. Peep the announcement video from film’s star and produce John Boyega below.

We cannot wait to see this film, it’s high on our list of films to see in 2018.

Pacific Rim: Uprising’s synopsis:

The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity in Pacific Rim Uprising.John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as the rebellious Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory against the monstrous “Kaiju.”  Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld.  But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through our cities and bring the world to its knees, he is given one last chance to live up to his father’s legacy by his estranged sister, Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi)—who is leading a brave new generation of pilots that have grown up in the shadow of war.  As they seek justice for the fallen, their only hope is to unite together in a global uprising against the forces of extinction.Jake is joined by gifted rival pilot Lambert (The Fate of the Furious’ Scott Eastwood) and 15-year-old Jaeger hacker Amara (newcomer Cailee Spaeny), as the heroes of the PPDC become the only family he has left.  Rising up to become the most powerful defense force to ever walk the earth, they will set course for a spectacular all-new adventure on a towering scale.

Pacific Rim Uprising is directed by Steven S. DeKnight (Netflix’s Daredevil, STARZ’s Spartacus) and also stars Jing Tian, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona and Charlie Day.

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Good Luck and Stay Fly!

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Justice League Review: The Real Dawn of Justice Is Here!

Justice League is here and the world and I have been holding our breath collectively in hopes that Zack Snyder delivers. With rumors of numerous reshoots, Joss Whedon taking over the film for Zack Snyder it honestly wasn’t sounding too good for DCEU’s epic team film.

It can’t be as bad as Suicide Squad or Batman V Superman, could it? That was the million dollar question as I walked into the theater for my screening of the film. Even though those two movies mentioned above left such a bad taste in my mouth, this past summer’s blockbuster Wonder Woman gave me hope that Justice League was going to be a much better film.

Well, I can say that yes indeed Justice League is not terrible like it’s set-up film but it’s still not the epic film it should have been. It’s still plagued by some of the same problems Batman V Superman had. The pacing of the film will drive you insane as it takes entirely too long to get to point. Some of the scenes seemed forced, for example, I feel they wanted to ride Wonder Woman’s (Gal Gadot) wave of success and gave her some unnecessary scenes just for the hell of it. Batman’s (Ben Affleck) presence in the squad was just pure hilarity being he was a man amongst gods. It also seemed at times he didn’t even want to be in the film.

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Another drag on the film is the main villain, Steppenwolf is very forgettable and just doesn’t bring it all. He’s completely CGI but is voiced by Ciarán Hinds and just fails to bring the pain a villain of such magnitude should bring.

Now for all of the negatives, there are some positive things to take away from this film. The newbies to the DCEU held their own. The Flash (Ezra Miller) has a breakout performance even though we don’t know much about his character. Cyborg (Ray Fisher) shocked the hell out of me and I’m probably sure others with his performance as well.  Fisher’s Cyborg fits in quite well with his new team and looks like he has a bright future in the DCEU.

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Aquaman (Jason Momoa) I was very worried about initially, Momoa actually manages to make arguably a very boring superhero a fun one. You even get over the numerous grunts and cheesy one-liners that he yells out during the battle.

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Now without spoiling it, the crown jewel of the universe is Superman (Henry Cavill) and I must say we finally get the Man of Steel we desperately wanted to see on the big screen. It takes a while but once the league gets together on the screen the movie is absolutely F U N.

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DC’s biggest issue when it comes to their films is that they just feel rushed with the exception of Wonder Woman and Man of Steel. Justice League is a movie that we could have lead into with the build-up of the team’s members. It almost seems that DC is doing it’s absolute best not to follow Marvel’s successful blueprint when it comes to building their films universe. But now we are here though.

VERDICT

Justice League is a fun movie when we finally get to the parts we want to see that being the action sequences. In essence, this movie should have been called Dawn of Justice because that’s exactly what it is. It’s the official kickoff of the universe and it’s still promising. It’s most definitely worth seeing especially if you are DC fan, I just hope they finally learn from their mistakes from this film as well as Justice League 2. All they gotta do is head to Twitter and take note of all the complaints. Or they could just take notes from Marvel, I’m just saying.

3.5 out 5

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The Rock Takes On His Biggest Challenge Yet In New Film ‘Rampage’

The Rock backs down from no challenge and in the first trailer for his next mega action flick Rampage, he’s facing three huge ones.

In the film, The Rock plays Primatologist Davis Okoye, he develops a strong bond with George, a silverback he raised since birth. George comes into contact with a strange artifact that falls out of the sky and he turns into a gigantic raging beast.

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To make matters even worse, George isn’t the only alpha predator, he is joined by a giant wolf and crocodile. The trio of raging beast Rampage across North America and it’s up to the Rock and a discredited genetic engineer to find a cure and save his friend before he is destroyed.

“Rampage” also stars Oscar nominee Naomie Harris (“Moonlight”), Malin Akerman (TV’s “Billions”), Jake Lacy (TV’s “Girls”), Joe Manganiello (TV’s “True Blood”) and Jeffrey Dean Morgan (TV’s “The Walking Dead”); as well as P.J. Byrne (“The Wolf of Wall Street”), Marley Shelton (“Solace”), Breanne Hill (“San Andreas”), Jack Quaid (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”), and Matt Gerald (TV’s “Daredevil”).

Rampage is based on the hit video game of the same name, Brad Peyton directs from a screenplay by Ryan Engle and Carlton Cuse & Ryan J. Condal and Adam Sztykiel, story by Ryan Engle.

Rampage stomps its way into theaters April 20th, 2018

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Silence Is Survival In Trailer For New Horror Film’A Quiet Place”

Michael Bay steps away from intergalactic transforming robots and steps into the realm of horror in the new film A Quiet Place. Paramount Pictures released the trailer for the Bay-directed film alongside Andrew Form and Brad Fuller of Platinum Dunes Partners (The Purge, Texas Chainsaw Massacre) .

The film stars John Krasinski whom also directed and co-wrote the thriller alongside his wife Emily Blunt. In the movie, they play a family who lives on a remote farm with their family. The catch is they live in complete silence fearing if they make too much noise a large supernatural force will find them and terrorize them.

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In the trailer, you don’t get to see exactly what it is stalking them when one of their kids accidentally knocks over lantern alerting the presence. You can though grasp exactly how large and menacing it is by the damage it leaves behind in the family’s home. A Quiet Place arrives in theaters April 6th, 2018, see why silence is survival in the first trailer for A Quiet Place above.

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Marvel Blesses Us With New Black Panther Trailer & It Is Pure Melanin Epicness

Black Panther is L I T once again after the folks at Marvel surprised folks with a BRAND NEW trailer for the highly anticipated standalone film for the melanin infused superhero.

With the words of Gil Scott Heron and Vince Staples as the soundtrack, the new trailer for Ryan Coogler’s first Marvel cinematic opus, we are treated to an even deeper look into the beautiful, colorful and technologically advanced world fo WakandaMarvel Black Panther

We also get a more detailed look at the film’s main villain Erik Killmonger (Michael B.Jordan), we were also shocked to see they revealed his own version of the Black Panther costume or as it is referred to in the comics the Golden Jaguar suit.

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Of course, we get to see the king in action as he puts on full display the powers of the mythical protector of Wakanda. The internet has already been set ablaze by the trailer and the internet can’t stop beaming at how amazing it is.

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February 2018 can’t get here soon enough, watch the intense second trailer for Black Panther below.

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s’ Trailer Is Everything We Hoped It Would Be

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Rey (Daisy Ridley)
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It’s almost Star Wars season, and to officially kick things off we get the first full trailer for the next installment in Star Wars franchise, The Last Jedi.

Star Wars fans more than likely endured a pretty subpar Monday Night Football game just to see the highly anticipated trailer for the film. The film is a continuation from The Force Awakens, our heroes primarily, Rey (Daisy Ridley)  and Finn (John Boyega) continue on their new journey, unlocking age-old mysteries of the mysterious Force and shocking revelations of the past.

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Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill)
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That journey will be a hard one with evil First Order on their led by Supreme Leader Snoke and his right hand Kylo Ren (Adam Driver). They want to make sure that erase all existence of Princess Leia’s (Carrie Fisher) resistance and the last remaining Jedi.

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Kylo Ren (Adam Driver)
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The Last Jedi stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro. The Last Jedi arrives in theaters December 15th, tickets are available for pre-order right now.  So with all that said step into the trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi below and prepare to have your mind blown.

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Alicia Vikander Brings New Life To Lara Croft In First Trailer For Tomb Raider

Lara Croft is back and she looks better than ever in the new trailer for Tomb Raider , directed by Roar Uthang, with Alicia Vikander taking over the role once helmed by Angelina Jolie.

The film takes its cues rom the rebooted video game franchise which now focuses on a much younger version of our favorite tomb raiding treasure hunter. In the film we see a much greener Lara who hasn’t really gotten into the tomb raiding business yet. When she watches a message from her deceased father, Lord Richard Croft (Dominic West), informing her of an ancient tomb that holds a deadly secret if it gets in the wrong hands.

Lara takes it upon herself to find this ancient tomb and promises to stop the villainous group Trinity from getting their hands on the secrets within the tomb that could eventually spell the end of the world.

SYNOPSIS:

Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen.  Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class.  Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father’s global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he’s truly gone.  Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can’t understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death.

Going explicitly against his final wishes, she leaves everything she knows behind in search of her dad’s last-known destination: a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan.  But her mission will not be an easy one; just reaching the island will be extremely treacherous.  Suddenly, the stakes couldn’t be higher for Lara, who—against the odds and armed with only her sharp mind, blind faith and inherently stubborn spirit—must learn to push herself beyond her limits as she journeys into the unknown.  If she survives this perilous adventure, it could be the making of her, earning her the name tomb raider.

Tomb Raider also stars Walton Goggins (“The Hateful Eight,” “Django Unchained”), Daniel Wu (AMC’s “Into the Badlands”) and Oscar nominee Kristin Scott Thomas (“The English Patient”).

Video games haven’t fared very well when it comes to making the transition to film. Tomb Raider looks very promising and true to the game. Oh and the two guns are back as well so yeah, it’s lit!

Tomb Raider arrives in theaters March 16th, 2018 so mark your calendars.

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Pennywise Terrorizes Unsuspecting Children In The New Trailer For ‘IT’!

If you have a fear for clowns then this isn’t the movie for you! Now if you definitely love seeing clowns terrorize a group of children then by all means hit play. Based off the popular the Stephen King novel that was also turned into a miniseries event on ABC back in 1990, It returns to scare a new generation of moviegoers.

In the film children begin to disappear in the small town of Derry, Maine and a group of young kids take it upon themselves to face heir fears and solve the ongoing mystery. Their adventure puts them against a sinister evil force that takes the shape of an evil clown named Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård) who has a history of murder and violence that goes back centuries. It also features an ensemble of young actors, Jaeden Lieberher (Midnight Special), Jeremy Ray Taylor (Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip), Sophia Lillis (37), Finn Wolfhard (TV’s Stranger Things), Wyatt Oleff (Guardians of the Galaxy), Chosen Jacobs (upcoming ³Cops and Robbers), Jack Dylan Grazer (Tales of Halloween) and Nicholas Hamilton (Captain Fantastic).

The Andrés Muschietti directed reboot of It arrives in theaters to scare folks September 8th!

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The ‘Saw’ Series Gets New Life In Trailer For ‘Jigsaw’!

Saw is one of the highest grossing horror film franchises of all-time and they look to cement that status with Jigsaw. The iconic torture-porn franchise looks to take Jigsaw’s sadistic traps to another level in the newest installment tp the famed franchise.In the new film it looks like there is a copycat looking to continue the work of the late Jigsaw and terrorize those who continue to take their precious lives for granted.

Laura Vandervoort as “Anna” in JIGSAW. Photo by Brooke Palmer.

Now the million dollar question is how will the deceased Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) play a role in this film?  Besides finding extremely creative ways to kill people, this franchise does exceptionally well with incorporating in all of the other movies and tying up loose ends. So somehow, some way they will find a way to incorporate the original Jigsaw in the film besides just using his signature voice.

Laura Vandervoort as “Anna” in JIGSAW. Photo by Brooke Palmer.

Jigsaw returns just in time for Halloween and hits theaters October 27th.

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Gives Us A Glimpse of What Happens Behind The Scenes In New Video!

Star Wars fans were treated to a special surprise at the D23 Expo this year. Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson alongside the films stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Kelly Marie Tran, Gwendoline Christie and Benicio del Toro shared an amazing behind the scenes look of the highly anticipated follow-up to The Force Awakens.

ANAHEIM, CA – JULY 15: (L-R) Actors Gwendoline Christie, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Director Rian Johnson, actors Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI took part today in the Walt Disney Studios live action presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2017 in Anaheim, Calif. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI will be released in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Gwendoline Christie; John Boyega; Daisy Ridley; Rian Johnson; Kelly Marie Tran; Laura Dern; Benicio del Toro

The roughly 3-minute clip will take fans on an emotional rollercoaster as they get of glimpse of the magic that brings the Star Wars universe to life. We also get to see candid moments with the films stars as well some fun moments in between takes. Be prepared to shed a tear or two as the video also serves as small tribute to the late great actress Carrie Fisher who passed away in December of 2016.

Also revealed were these amazing teaser posters featuring the Last Jedi’s main players. Check them out below:

Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrives in theaters December 15th, for more photos from this years D23 Expo checkout the gallery below and may the force be with you FLY ones!

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