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The Raid: Redemption sequel, Berandal to start up two hours after first film

If you somehow haven’t seen Gareth Evans’ excellent The Raid: Redemption yet, go rent it. With minimal dialogue, ridiculous fight sequences and an astoundingly bleak look, it’s one of the best action movies of the last year. And, according to MTV, Evans isn’t done yet. The sequel, Berandal (thug), picks up a mere two hours […]

Posted on January 5, 2013 at 18:02 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: Lincoln Returns Edition

So I was gone for a bit. Moving. Starting an internship at a music magazine. Stressing about moving and starting an internship at a music magazine. But now I’m back, and I’ll be trying to post as often as possible. Let’s get things started easy, with a grab bag of trailers that came out recently. […]

Bryan Singer comes back to the School for Gifted Youngsters with Days of Future past

The man who arguably made the superhero film genre relevant again is returning to the fold. According to Deadline, Fox has closed a deal for Bryan Singer, director of the first two X-Men films, to return to the franchise for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Originally slated to be directed by Matthew Vaughn as a […]

Posted on October 31, 2012 at 14:19 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Truthiness in Middle Earth: Stephen Colbert to cameo in The Hobbit

There are cameos that make sense. There are cameos that have no logic to them. And then there are the awesome cameos. On the heels of a member of Flight of the Conchords appeared in the original trilogy, The Hollywood Reporter announces that Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert will be making an appearance in either […]

Posted on October 21, 2012 at 19:35 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: Hitchcock

When it comes to Oscar-bait, there are two types of films. There are those that can be dismissed as overdone, earnest melodrama, reaching for that statue with their entire being. These films, while they might be good films, have a tendency to grate one’s nerves, making you struggle to see the film’s true virtues. And […]

Posted on October 11, 2012 at 00:36 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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We Need to Talk about Kevin director to do Moby Dick in space

This may be the best nautical-themed science fiction film since Treasure Planet. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Scott Pictures will be producing Mobius for Lynne Ramsay. The writer and director of We Need to Talk About Kevin is working with her co-writer from that film, Rory Kinnear, to develop a script in which “a captain […]

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 22:19 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Len Wiseman to reboot Mummy reboot

Not really. This is obviously just a new take on the classic Universal monster. In this day and age, reboots of retreads of reboots are common. And as Christopher Nolan has shown us, some of them are uncommonly good. According to Deadline, Universal has hired Total Recall remake director Len Wiseman to do a reboot […]

Posted on September 24, 2012 at 21:23 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Tolkien Week Trailer Watch: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

This week is a long expected party celebrating 75 years since the publication of The Hobbit. As I work at a bookstore, I’ve been privy to a bevy of delightful new editions, including a hardcover pocket edition featuring Tolkien’s original cover, a book including and about all of the illustrations he did for the book, […]

Posted on September 19, 2012 at 21:48 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing to get distribution

After finishing The Avengers, Joss Whedon headed home. But instead of relaxing, basking in the post-Marvel afterglow, the director spent twelve days filming a Shakespeare adaptation in and around his home.  Starring Whedon regulars, NPR called it “marvelously homemade” “but amiably loose in places.” And it looks like it’ll now be getting wider distribution than […]

Posted on September 12, 2012 at 12:56 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Trailer(ish) Watch:Spielberg’s Lincoln

Well, this doesn’t really count as a trailer, since it’s actually just a teaser for the trailer release, but hey, we’re getting our first look at Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg’s upcoming Lincoln. The full trailer premieres during a Google Hangout with Mr. Spielberg on September 13.

Posted on September 10, 2012 at 21:33 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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