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Finally The ‘Wolverine’ We Always Wanted

If you are to believe to all the reviews that have been out so far from the critics, Logan is finally the movie we have waiting for.  Logan won’t be out until March 3, 2017 but with the advance reviews Logan is presently holding a 96% score at Rotten Tomatoes.

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In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.

The film has been compared to a contemporary western. The film has been given a R-rating, thanks to Deadpool that showed a superhero movie with a R-rating can make a money and be a hit. The film is tracking to make $60 million on it’s opening weekend. According to Jackman this will be his final appearance as Wolverine a character that he has portrayed since he originated in 2000’s X-Men. There has been some rumors coming out that Hugh Jackman is having a hard time letting go of Logan. True or not it be nice to see him do it one more time. Hey Ryan think you can get him out for a quicky in ‘Deadpool 2’.

You can check to reviews here Variety and Heroic Hollywood

Logan also stars along with Jackman, Sir Patrick Stewart, Dafne Deen, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Eriq LaSalle, Elizabeth Rodriguez.

Source: Variety, Herioc Hollywood

Ghost In The Shell Trailer

Again one of movie trailers making a Super Bowl appearance is the movie adaption of ‘Ghost in the Shell’.  Based on the manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow.  The first series was serialized in 1989. Ghost in the Shell is a story about a counter-cyberterrorist organization Public Security Section 9, led by Major Motoko Kusanagi. The story takes place in Japan in the mid-21 century.

A big controversy erupted with the casting of Scarlet Johansson in the lead role. To many it was another example of Hollywood’s white washing. Producer Steven Paul in a statement to Buzzfeed  back in June 30th, 2016, hope that fans will be “very, very happy” with the film.

I think everybody is going to end up being really happy with it. They’re going to be very, very happy with it when they see what we’ve actually done with it, and I don’t think anybody’s going to be disappointed.

I love Scarlet Johansson and she has proven over and over again that she can do action. I am hoping that the people over Marvel finally get off their ass and make a ‘Black Widow’ movie

Souce: YouTube, Buzzfeed

Ben Affleck Stepping Down As Director of ‘The Batman”

Variety is reporting that Ben Affleck has decided to step away from the director’s chair.  Affleck will stay on as producer and star but now the hunt is on for a new directer.

Sources that are close to the Affleck and Warner Bros., said that it was a decision made by both parties.

“There are certain characters who hold a special place in the hearts of millions,” Affleck said in a statement. “Performing this role demands focus, passion and the very best performance I can give. It has become clear that I cannot do both jobs to the level they require. Together with the studio, I have decided to find a partner in a director who will collaborate with me on this massive film. I am still in this, and we are making it, but we are currently looking for a director. I remain extremely committed to this project, and look forward to bringing this to life for fans around the world.”

Is this another bad omen for Warner Bro., and DC. Awhile ago a story was leaked (true or false) that the script was bad but executives at Warner Bros did care as long as it made money over seas. That may have changed with Affleck and Geoff Johns have wrote a script for the solo “Batman” movie.

I for one will wait and see.

How about you. Is Affleck leaving the directors chair good or bad for the film.

Source: Variety 

Power Rangers Trailer #1

I did not grow up watching the Power Rangers when they came on TV. I was to old and to me I laughed at the stupid stories lines and the high quality(cough) Japanese villains. I should of like it growing up watching mostly Godzilla movies. The Power Rangers have now been updated for a new generation and for those that grew up watching. So expect the violence to be two fold. Today updated means more violence.  Okay maybe cartoon violence but still…..Humans are so special.

I am sure if you grew up watching the Power Rangers this trailer and the movie will have you wetting your pants.

Source: Hot New Trailers, YouTube

DYI Film Maker Richard R.G. Miller

I found this nice article at GeekTyant written about a DYI film maker Richard R.G. Miller. I be honest the picture that was used for the article caught my attention. It look like something from a Roger Corman movie.

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If you know anything about Roger Corman then you will understand what I mean. If not…..come on. YOU don’t about Roger Corman?

Richard R. G. Miller has been his own films for years and has releasing his film on his YouTube channel for years.  Not the greatest films but you have to give the guy credit for at least doing them.

You can see the article at GeekTyant written by Mick Joest

 

Guardians Official Trailer English Version

If you have not see or heard of this Russian super hero movie well where the  hell have you been?

The film takes place during the Cold War. A secret organization named “Patriot” gathers a team of Soviet superheros, alter and augment their DNA of four individuals. The final clip I have here is  duped in English but not as exciting as the original Russian.  Also in this clip it shows what I assume is the were-bear gone full bear.  The clip shows the more humor then earlier versions. I hoping that the film is released with English subtitles as I for one would be distracted by the bad English dubbing.

At times the CGI does look a little bad but if you look past this little distraction the movie looks like fun time.

The film was directed by Sarik Andreasyan and written by Andrey Gavrilov

Source: Pie Media, YouTube

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Hey folks how are you doing. Tanks for joining Scott and I was we sit down at Comic Fever to once again to talk about some of the news in the pop culture.

Matt Ryan Returning For More Constantine

Legends of Tomorrow

Ben Afleck On Batman

Marvel Dropping “buy pager, get digital”

Scott Buck Show Runner for Inhumans

J.J. Abrams Done With Reboots

Plus reviews of Faith #1, Avenger #2.

From the 50 cent bin we review The Green Lama and Black Terror in Project Super Powers Issue #1 from Dynamite

Plus much more.

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