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Doctor Doom makes his entrance in the new trailer for Josh Trank’s superhero reboot ‘Fantastic Four’

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By Sam Bathe on 21 Apr 2015

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Miles Teller’s continued rise to leading man status continues with ensemble superhero reboot, Fantastic Four. Made all the more interesting by sitting Chronicle director Josh Trank at the helm, Fantastic Four will again tell the origin story of Marvel’s superhero team, with Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell in the lead roles, and Toby Kebbell starring as villain Victor Domashev/Doctor Doom. His next step before tackling a standalone Star Wars movie, Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four hits theatres August 7th.

The world starts to turn on Superman in first full teaser for Zach Snyder’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

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By Sam Bathe on 20 Apr 2015

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As the world starts to act out in the post-Superman world, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice stars Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons and Holly Hunter alongside our two titular heroes. The first full length teaser is a welcome sigh of relief, as after the somewhat flat Man of Steel in 2013 and the outcry when Ben Affleck was cast as Batman in this follow up, Zack Snyder’s coming together of the two DC powerhouses looks wonderfully dark and an interesting play on the concept. Stay tuned for a full trailer later in the summer with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hitting theatres next year on 25th March 2016.

Old friends return in the new teaser for J.J. Abrams’ eagerly anticipated ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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By Sam Bathe on 17 Apr 2015

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Easily the most-anticipated movie of the year, with every passing minute, even non-franchise fans are getting more and more excited about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. A match made in heaven for director/writer/producer J.J. Abrams, The Force Awakens will be the first in a very welcome new cluster of films for the Star Wars canon. Set approximately 30 years on from the events of Return of the Jedi, the three new leads certainly don’t look out of place alongside a few old favourites set to reprise their roles. Details on plot are still light so for now this new 110-second teaser will have to do, with plenty of Easter eggs and callbacks for fans to pour over. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is due for release on December 18th.

Pixar look at what goes on inside your mind in the first full trailer for the smart and hilarious ‘Inside Out’

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By Sam Bathe on 11 Dec 2014

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The first of two eagerly-anticipated releases from Pixar in 2015, Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc and Up) and Ronnie del Carmen’s (Dug’s Special Mission) Inside Out steps insides the minds of pre-teen Riley and her two parents. Follows the young family who uprooting their Midwest life for a new start in San Francisco, though a teaser in the summer let on little about the characters of the film, here we’re introduced to the snappy and hilarious interplay between emotions inside the mind and our failed attempts to communicate with each other.

Starring Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Diane Lane, Lewis Black, Kyle MacLachlan and Phyllis Smith, Inside Out is shaping up to be another Pixar classic when it hits theatres in the States on 19th June 2015, and 24th July 2015 in the UK.

Kyle Reese has to fight a new fight when he’s sent back in time to save Sarah Connor in franchise reboot ‘Terminator: Genisys’

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By Sam Bathe on 5 Dec 2014

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In the midst of a 2029 fight for humanity’s survival, John Connor (Jason Clarke) sends Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back in time to thwart SkyNet’s Terminator programme and save his mother’s life. Only the past isn’t what they had expected. After being orphaned at the hands of a Terminator when she was just nine, Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) was raised and protected by another Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger), as the three are left to fight a new fearsome enemy, with everything at stake.

While the plot seems a little preposterous even for a Terminator movie, given there are sequels already penciled in for 2017 and 2018 the rebooted franchise could really do with getting off to a good start. Alan Taylor (Game of Thrones, Thor: The Dark World, Bored To Death) as director is a match made in heaven, plus some stellar talent amongst the cast, let’s just hope another shonky performance from Schwarzenegger doesn’t bring the film to its knees. Terminator: Genisys hits theaters July 1st, 2015.

Scientists invent a new dinosaur in Colin Trevorrow’s franchise reboot ‘Jurassic World’

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By Sam Bathe on 26 Nov 2014

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Set 22 year years after the events of the original Jurassic Park, we return to Isla Nublar, now home to the fully functioning dinosaur theme park originally envisioned by Richard Attenborough’s John Hammond. But with the research team taking nature into their own hands and creating a genetically-modified dinosaur, when it escapes its enclosure, it’s left to the intrepid park staff to save the date. The invented dinosaur is certainly a worry, and this is a big step up for co-writer/director Colin Treverrow (Safety Not Guaranteed), but with Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio and Jake Johnson leading the cast, they have charisma in spades which will keep things chugging along. Steven Spielberg serves as executive producer too. Jurassic World hits cinemas June 12th, 2015.

A magical pin is the gateway to a far off world in Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’

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By Sam Bathe on 9 Oct 2014

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His first film since 2011′s Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Brad Bird returns with sci-fi adventure movie, Tomorrowland. After being released from detention center, Casey (Britt Robertson) finds a mysterious pin in with her belongings. To her surprise and amazement, touching the pin transports Casey to an enigmatic far off place known only as “Tomorrowland”, but she soon unearths secrets that will change the world forever. George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Tim McGraw, and Keegan-Michael Key also star when Tomorrowland hits theatres 22nd May 2015.

Pixar step inside the complicated mind of an 11-year-old with their latest movie ‘Inside Out’

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By Sam Bathe on 2 Oct 2014

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After a number of sequels and prequels, Pixar hope to quash fears they’re running out of fresh ideas with two original properties due for release in 2015. Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc, Up) helms the first, as Inside Out steps inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley. Uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco, the film watches on as Riley’s emotions fight it out as she deals with a new city, new house and new school. Voiced by a stellar cast of Amy Poehler (Joy), Bill Hader (Fear), Lewis Black (Anger), Mindy Kaling (Disgust) and Phyllis Smith (Sadness), Inside Out will hit theatres June 19th, 2015.

Paul Thomas Anderson takes on a trippy ’60s crime noir with adaptation ‘Inherent Vice’

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By Sam Bathe on 29 Sep 2014

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Based on the Thomas Pynchon novel, Paul Thomas Anderson writes and directs Inherent Vice, set in the swinging, psychedelic ’60s. Following private investigator Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) as he investigates the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend, Katherin Waterston, Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Josh Brolin and Reese Witherspoon complete an all-star cast. Shaping up to be one of Anderson’s trippier films, crime noir Inherent Vice will hit theatres December 12th in the States and January 30th, 2015 in the UK.

Jason Reitman looks at how technology has changed our relationships in the multi-generational ‘Men, Women & Children’

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By Sam Bathe on 19 Aug 2014

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His fourth film in six years, writer/director Jason Reitman continues his rapid run of movies with drama, Men, Women & Children. Starring Rosemarie DeWitt, Judy Greer, Ansel Elgort, Emma Thompson and an Adam Sandler still hoping to prove Punch-Drunk Love wasn’t a one-off, the film explores how the internet has changed the way a group of high school teenagers and their parents see themselves and interact with one another. After the tonal shifts between Reitman’s recent films, it will be interesting to see where Men, Women & Children falls when it hits theatres later this year.

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