After months of patiently waiting, we finally have some concrete news about when we could see South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s English-language debut, and his take on a post-apocalyptic story, Snowpiercer. And as if finding out when we will get to see it isn’t enough, above is the first international trailer which, if you’re not already incredibly psyched for this, should do the trick.
Director Michael Bay has been slowly, but surely, releasing images of the cars that will be featured in the forthcoming Transformers 4. It seems like he will keep doing this until all of the Autobots are introduced to fans of the Transformers film series. Will Michael Bay do the same thing for the Decepticons? The latest car featured in Transformers 4 is a super quick Sonic RS Rally Car full of Formula One-style ads on its body.
Although there is no official synopsis available or a character list for Transformers 4, we do know that Mark Wahlberg’s character’s daughter (Nicola Peltz) has a racecar-driving boyfriend played by Australian actor Brenton Thwaites. The Sonic RS above is most likely his character’s rally car.
Archeologists have recently unearthed well-preserved artifacts from the ancient Egyptian city of Heracleion-Thonis. These ruins were buried deep in the Mediterranean Sea for over 1,200 years.
According to The Telegraph, ancient Greeks knew the recently resurrected city as Heracleion, while ancient Egyptians knew it as Thonis. In the year 200, a French underwater archaeologist Dr. Franck Goddio discovered the ancient city with his team from the European Institute for Underwater Archeology (IEASM) during a geophysical survey that lasted for four years. The ancient ruins were found resting more than 30 feet beneath the surface of the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Aboukir Bay, near Alexandria.
Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is arguably the greatest science fiction movie of all time. It poses interesting questions about the existence of man and the prospect of a ever-evolving technology. Enter Microsoft’s next-generation gaming console, the Xbox One.
The above hilarious parody video from Gritty Reboots combines Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking science fiction film with the latest Xbox One. If you think about it, the new Xbox One does look like a horizontal Monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey; both are black, bulky, and boxy.
Gritty Reboots is a video comedy team from Seattle, Washington. They make movie trailers based on Internet pop culture, movie and TV spoofs, and nostalgia. Gritty Reboots has made other parody trailers including Calvin & Hobbes: The Movie, PBS: The Movie, and Pokémon Snap: The Movie, which is a Pokémon/Jurassic Park parody.
Since the Xbox One has the ability to practically do anything in your home living room, then why not make it the HAL 9000 from Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction film? It’s a very clever video and seeing the Xbox One change from green to red is also a nice touch. It seems like the next generation of video game consoles after the Xbox One would feature some sort of artificial intelligence. Considering that the new Xbox One can monitor and track your movements, heartrate, and vitals, it’s not too far off the mark.
Ever since Joss Whedon hit the big time with the extreme success of The Avengers last summer, he is now Marvel’s creative consultant and oversees every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Two that will lead up to The Avengers 2 in 2015. Although James Gunn has very little experience with big summer blockbusters, Joss Whedon was responsible for bringing the writer/director into the Marvel fold for Guardians of the Galaxy.
In an interview with MovieFone.com, Joss Whedon talked about why James Gunn was perfect for Guardians of the Galaxy. Whedon was taken by Gunn’s passion for the material and his pension for wanting to make a very strange and unusual superhero movie. Whedon explained:
“I’ve talked to them about the story from the beginning, and the different drafts. One of the questions they asked me was “What do you think of James Gunn?” And I giggled like a schoolgirl because I was like, “Oh, this movie is going to work.”… When it comes to this, for me, my only piece of advice has been: I want to hear more of James. Let’s pull out the formula. Give me more James. Make it weirder. The only way to achieve that “Star Wars” vibe is not to chase it — is to try to be an original universe and have all the fun and do all the stuff. And James is… he’s perfect for that because even I said, “A raccoon?” And James’s thing was, “Here’s the deal. It’s about the raccoon. This is why I love it: because of the raccoon and the tree.” And I’m like, “Okay, that’s the guy you need.”
I’ll say one thing about Phase 4 Films’ Alien Uprising, formerly known as UFO, but really known as “the alien movie with Jean Claude Van Damme in it.” It needs to hurry up and come out so it can get off of my damned radar already. This film has been alive for two years now, and the more I’m seeing of it, the less I believe that Van Damme will actually have anything to do with it, other than appear to cock a shotgun and then get eaten up Deep Blue Sea-style, just with aliens.