Yeah, I made that title more awkward than was needed. Anyway, here’s the trailer for The Wolverine. A sequel to a film that probably shouldn’t have been made. My views on X-Men Origins: Wolverine are pretty much that I can watch it but it’s really weak and messy. It’s not X-Men 3 bad, it’s just normal bad. But hey, at least Ryan Reynolds was cool for the 30 seconds he was in it, right? Anyway, click the link for the trailer for a film that is already looking like an improvement.
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Well, I’m liking what I see. No knee-jerking anti remake hate from me here. This looks legit. Would be cool if after Cabin In The Woods took apart horror last year and exposed how easy it can be that we get one of the original “cabin in the woods” horror films coming back to rebuild the genre. Personally, I think the horror genre is broken to an incredible degree now. Maybe I’ll write an piece one day about why I feel that. Anyway, click the link for the red band trailer of Evil Dead.
Well That Sure Is The Giant Robots Vs Giant Monsters Action I Was Promised. Pacific Rim Trailer In Here!!!
So for some time Guillermo Del Toro has been promising the world some giant fecking robot action. After At The Mountains Of Madness was cancelled he set about making this giant robot movie and he’s only gone and done it. Pacific Rim looks like the movie I’ve been wanting to see produced with Hollywood sized budgets ever since I watched Godzilla and Robot Jox style films as a kid. I’d imagine people a little younger than me would likely parallel the feeling they get from this to Power Rangers. Pacific Rim is about giant robots fighting monsters from beneath the sea and it looks pretty damn spectacular. It does make me ask one question though. Isn’t it time that our films started to scale down somewhat? We are really losing character and story behind huge effects and high concept scenarios. That said, giant robots kick all kinds of arse. Watch the trailer after the jump.
Well as Winter approaches we start heading into that time of year we all can’t wait to experience. It’s the summer movie trailers preview season!!!! Yes, every year at this time the studios start to remember that they have another season of summer blockbusters to force into our collective eye holes next year and so they start pumping out the film trailers like nobodies business. Today we have a trailer for the Zach Snyder directed and, more importantly for the marketing department, Christopher Nolan produced Man Of Steel. Because not having the word “Batman” in the title of the last two films worked out so well some clever sod in marketing decided that Superman can’t have his name on the title of his new film either. So, click the link for the trailer. It looks quite good.
Well, The Film Dump has just gone past 100,000 total views, which is pretty much mind boggling. I started this blog on a whim back in April last year. I had been told many times over the years that people came to me when looking for advice on what film to watch and then one day I was watching Mortal Kombat… for some reason… and just decided that I should write a review for it. I had this WordPress account from back when I had an MSN Space (remember those?) and so I set about learning just how to use this thing. 1 year 8 months(ish) and 199 reviews later (50/50 review coming tonight!) the site has passed 100,000 views. Thanks to everyone that’s ever viewed this blog, clicked the like button, commented, subscribed or even just posted some poorly spelled spam. You reading these, occasionally/mostly, weakly written reviews has helped keep me busy in my evenings and given me somewhat of a hobby. Special thanks to people such as Paul Acevedo who’s always encouraging me and correcting my grammar (He writes for Co-Optimus BTW) and Ben who has his own blog called Views From The Sofa and has been one of my most frequent comment writers/likers. also big thanks to Luke who claims he still reads the reviews everyday that a new review is posted on his way into work. The next step for this blog to take is to start pulling in serious viewership. The sort that will allow me to earn a little extra money in ads (which I still haven’t earned enough for a payment from yet) which I can then spend on a few special things. I was thinking more hard to source films, maybe equipment to get making a short film with and so on. After the link I’m gonna post some boring stats. Feel free to read them, or not. Here’s to making it to 200,000!!!
I wasn’t sure if I should be posting this trailer for the long in production Angry Video Game Nerd Movie here or on my Games Dump side-blog. By the way, did you know I have a second blog called The Games Dump? Probably not cos it’s only had like 30 views and I update it once a month. Anyway, back in 2010 the original Youtube video game critic James Rolfe, or The Angry Video Game/Nintendo Nerd to his fans announced that he had plans to make a movie based around his character. Well, today is the day we finally see that that movie is indeed a thing that is happening. You can watch the trailer after the link below.
I love The Evil Dead, even wrote a big love up of a review for it about a year ago on here just to prove how much I enjoy that film. But I am under no illusion that it is a film that is beyond being remade. The film was never perfect by anyone’s standards. Raimi has never felt that way either. And so for a few years now he’s been shopping about the idea of a remake, and here’s the trailer for it. I think this trailer looks superb. They’ve gone down a much darker route with the tone and even approached the story from a new angle. In it the lead character Mia (Jane Levy), who stands in for Ash, is a drug addict who’s been taken away to a cabin in the woods by friends to help her go cold turkey. And then they find the book of the dead and evil starts to happen. I’m hoping the film plays with the idea that she may be hallucinating the whole thing. Imagine if the films final moments revealed that she had been tripping balls the whole time and had just slaughtered all her friends. That would be dark stuff. Click the link to see the quite blood soaked trailer and remember to comment and like and all that jazz.
Well here’s a red band clip from Dredd. It’s nice and violent and from what I’ve heard this is a really tame scene. I like that the slo-mo is actually in the context of the films story. The drug the perps are taking makes them feel like the world is moving 100 times slower than it is. Notice the blood popping out over the edge of the frame. Look at my post for Oz The Great And Powerful to read what I think of that. Click the link for the clip!
Well it’s time for trailers to start coming out of the San Diego Comic Con. First up is Oz The Great And Powerful from Sam Raimi and starring James Franco. Was not expecting something this visually varied from Raimi but I guess I should have known better. I love how it switches from a 4:3 ratio black & white image to a vibrant full colour widescreen sterescopic eyegasm. One thing that caught my eye was objects leaping out of the edges of the screen for 3D moments. I’ve been saying that something similar would have a great effect in 3D for some time. Will be interesting to see how well it works here. My idea was based around THAT famous scene from The Ring. I figured it would add an extra level of scare if the whole film was presented in a false ratio and when Sadako comes out the TV she keeps crawling forwards and then puts her hand over the edge of the frame giving the effect of literally coming out of the screen. Bet they don’t do that in The Ring 3D. Anyway, click the link for the Oz trailer and for a retro style trailer for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie.
Well this is turning out to be a busy evenings posting for me. Posted a Robocop remake teaser, a review for the 1966 Batman movie and now a 13 minute long preview of The Dark Knight Rises. Word coming out of the first preview is that the film is astounding. I’m certainly loving the sheer scale of the shoot. Can’t think of any modern films that have organised such large scale live shoots without resorting to effects. 11,000 extras were utilised in one of the scenes for example. Apparently it even got a standing ovation at its first screening the other night. Gonna be booking my ticket to see it on release day soon. For now this 13 minute preview should get you suitably hyped up. Tom Hardy’s reaction to seeing Bale in the Batman costume is a nerdy high point. Click the Bat-link!