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My Little Pony Live-Action Film Trailer

With live-action iterations of Transformers and G.I. Joe both hitting theatres this summer, it’s easy to forget the other 1980′s cartoon/toy-line adaptation that will be coming to a theatre near you in the coming months.  I am of course referring to My Little Pony: Reign of Buttercup Sprinkles. What a delicious little send up of […]

Star Trek Review

As a life long Trekkie, I went into the new J.J. Abrams Trek reboot/sequel with my expectations set to stun—fearing that if I set them to kill I would end up vapourizing myself… whatever that means.  Phaser analogy aside, I knew that J.J Abrams’ vision of Star Trek would be different from that of its […]

Every Star Trek Theatrical Trailer

With the release of J.J. Abrams Star Trek reboot/prequel this week, Dork Shelf wanted to take a look back at the previous 10 Star Trek films—or at least their trailers. There have been great Trek movies like Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and Star Trek: First Contact.  […]

20th Anniversary Screening of Troll 2 at The Bloor

If you were lucky enough to see the documentary Best Worst Movie at the Hot Docs Film Festival this past week then you know all about the movie Troll 2. Considered by many as possibly the worst film ever made, Troll 2 was filmed by an Italian director who barely spoke any English and was […]

If Star Wars Characters Used Twitter

Artist and Blogger Josh Shaffer of StrangeGods.net has drawn an excellent series of drawings featuring Star Wars characters using the microblogging service Twitter. The series also features Sith Lord Darth Vader and everyone’s favourite bounty hunter Boba Fett. Twittering a long time ago in a galaxy far far away… @ StrangeGods.net And speaking of Twitter, […]

Star Wars Day: Original Theatrical Star Wars Trailers

Today is May 4th, which means that it’s Star Wars Day, May the Fourth be with you! Get it?  Ughh… that wasn’t funny when my high school computer science teacher said it, and it still isn’t.  In any event to celebrate Star Wars Day, I Heart Chaos has posted the original theatrical trailers for the […]

The Definitive Collection of Awesomely Bad Wolverine Costumes

To celebrate the release of X-Men Origins: Wolverine humour site Nextround.net has posted the definitive collection of bad Wolverine costumes. From costumes without claws, to guys who have no business even attempting to look like everyone’s favourite Canuck this list has pretty much everything you would expect from horrible fan made Wolverine costumes. Definitive Collection […]

District 9 Trailer Lands

Commercial director Neill Blomkamp was originally hired by Peter Jackson to direct the live-action Halo film, but when that fell through Blomkamp was left in the lurch.  Thankfully at least some good has come of the situation, with Halo in development hell Blomkamp was given the opportunity to make District 9, a feature length version […]

8 Life Lessons We Can All Learn From Predator

With the recent announcement of the Robert Rodriguez produced sequel/reboot of the Predator franchise, Premiere Magazine went back and took a look at the film that started it all.  They learned that the original Predator isn’t just a movie featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger in top form, or even an above average 1980′s action film.  No, Premiere […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles To Get Batman Begins-Style Reboot?

MTV’s Splash Page Blog recently sat down with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Peter Laird to talk about the now confirmed live-action TMNT reboot. The Turtles are set to return to the silver screen in 2011 and Laird had this to say about the project: “I can say that at this point there are a lot […]

David Lynch Double Bill at The Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre has a amazing Double Bill on Tuesday, April 28th, Wild At Heart and Eraserhead from director David Lynch.  If you’ve never seen a David Lynch film, these two flicks are an excellent starter pack. As Lynch movies go, Wild At Heart could be considered a more mainstream entry into the his filmography, […]

Hot Docs 2009 Picks

The 2009 Hot Docs International Documentary Festival starts next week in Toronto. Showcasing the best in documentary filmmaking from Canada and around the world, Hot Docs is playing some truly great stuff this year. Dork Shelf has compiled a list of the films that we’re planning to see at this years festival and the picks are […]

Free Screening of Comic Book Confidential

To kick off Free Comic Book Day on May 2nd, The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, The Beguiling and the Hot Docs Film Festival have teamed up to present a free screening of Comic Book Confidential.  The documentary by Toronto film maker Ron Mann traces the history of comic books from their early origins through the […]

X-Men Origins: Wolverine Exclusive Clip

FunnyOrDie has obtained an exclusive clip from the final version of the upcoming X-Men Origins: Wolverine film, and I for one was pleasantly surprised. You may have heard that the work-print for the upcoming Wolverine film recently leaked onto the internet.  Well I’m here to tell you something—do not believe these lies! Clearly this was […]

Transformers 2 ShoWest Footage Online

Director Michael Bay has posted the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen footage he presented at ShoWest 2009 on his aptly named official site MichaelBay.com. The footage includes an extended clip of Sam and Bumblebee as well as a montage of robot-on-robot action from the film, including our first look at Devastator. Hit the HD and […]

Johnnie To’s Vengeance Trailer Shoots You in the Face

The trailer for director Johnnie To‘s new film Vengeance has shot its way online.  To, whose previous films include Election, Exiled and the quirky Mad Detective, is considered by many as one of the best action director’s working in Hong Kong today.  Vengeance looks to be another solid entry into To’s catalogue.  Starring the always […]

Moon Trailer Lands Online

Clips of the upcoming sci-fi film Moon have been circulating online for a few months now, but today brings the first real trailer for the movie.   Director Duncan Jones has been touring the festival circuit for some time with Moon, where the film has garnered significant buzz.  Looks interesting, I see shades of other science […]

Schwarzenegger Cameo in Terminator Salvation Confirmed

MTV Movies Blog has confirmed that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be appearing in the upcoming Terminator Salvation in some capacity.  Whether the Governator will appear in the flesh, or only lend his likeness and voice to the T-800 cyborg he has portrayed in the three previous Terminator films, the nature of his cameo appearance is still […]