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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 […]

Green Lantern: First Flight Trailer Arrives

The first trailer for Green Lantern: First Flight movie has hit the web. Hit the HD and Fullscreen buttons With the success of DC Comics and Warner Bros. previous direct-to-video animated features like Superman: Doomsday and Batman: Gotham Knight, a Green Lantern movie was bound to happen eventually.  Green Lantern: First Flight introduces us to […]

Scott Pilgrim Pics Galore Hit the Web

Director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) has been posting numerous behind-the-scenes photos from his new film Scott Pilgrim vs The World on his official website. Principal photography for the film began this week in Toronto and aside from the few hastily snapped paparazzi photos (which have disappeared from the web), Wright’s daily […]

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’s Cobra Commander Fails

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra comes out this summer from director Stephen Sommers. Sommers; creator of such cinematic gems as Deep Rising, The Mummy 1 & 2 and Van Helsing, has resurrected 60′s action figure and 80′s cartoon G.I. Joe as a summer blockbuster in the mold of these films. By in the mold […]

Where The Wild Things Are Trailer

Director Spike Jonze‘s much anticipated adaptation of the popular children’s book Where The Wild Things Are finally has an official trailer.  Hit the HD and Fullscreen buttons for best results. Where The Wild Things Are by author and artist Maurice Sendak tells the story of a young boy, Max whose imagination takes him on a […]

Astro Boy Trailer

Like many kids, I was exposed to reruns of the 1960′s Japanese cartoon Astro Boy in my youth. Part of me liked it, another part of me kind of hated it. I could never put my finger on it, but something about Astro Boy just creeped me out. Maybe it was the fact that he […]

New Star Trek TV Spot

Latino Review has posted a new TV spot for J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek. The 30 second spot shows most of the stuff we’ve seen in trailers so far, but there are a few new things that make it worth watching. This was the first time I’d noticed Sulu sword fighting, no doubt an homage to the […]

Iron Man vs. Bruce Lee Stop-Motion Video

File this one under fights you thought you would never see. Québécois autodidact director Patrick Boivin has created this amazing “Iron Man versus Bruce Lee” stop-motion fight using action figures. It’s an awesome video with a twist ending. Make sure to hit the HD and fullscreen buttons. FROM AROUND THE WEB

Johannson and Rourke Join Iron-Man 2

Both long rumoured to be in talks for roles in Iron-Man 2, news broke today that Scarlett Johannson and Mickey Rourke have officially signed on for the Marvel sequel. Johannson will play S.H.I.E.L.D agent Black Widow, while Rourke will be playing the villain Whiplash. John Favreau returns to the director’s chair and Robert Downey Jr. […]