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Final “Robin Hood” Teaser Before It Hits Theaters Later This Month (Trailer)

Yep, the dude from the “Kingsman” franchise (Taron Egerton) is going low-tech with the action in retelling a classic tale. Old school. Medieval. With Jamie Foxx teaching him how to rob from the rich, give to the poor, with style, rocking a sweet throwback hoodie joint. Haha!

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FOX’s New Show, “The Passage” (Trailer)

Of course, this triggers me. I’m from Tuskegee, Alabama, where the government carried out the syphilis study (medical research). Sure, this is science fiction, right? No way this could happen in real life. Right. Folks this kind of stuff has happened over and over. My vision ain’t blurry. And that’s not even my third eye seeing… that’s just history… readily available for anyone to read. Just Google “Tuskegee Experiment.”

Bitterness aside, I am still watching this. Fox’s “Gifted” is a good series, and this has a similar feel.

@ojones1

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This Animé “MFKZ” Has Some Of Everybody Doing Everything R-Rated In It (Trailer)

Rated R? That all?? Looks like it could be ‘stronger’ with the warning. Bloody violence, check! Foul language, check! And sexual content, aaaand check! Yep… checks all the boxes for some dope, slick, sick anime that fans like; just like they like it!!

The film [“MFKZ”] centers on young Angelino and his skull-and-flame pal Vinz, who live in a seedy tenement in an LA-inspired dystopian metropolis – a burnt-out, gang and cockroach-ridden neo-urban hell. Following a scooter accident, Angelino starts experiencing migraines and strange hallucinations, as well as fits of rage-inspired superpowers, as he slowly awakens to the truth of his origins: he is half human and half Macho, a supernatural alien race that is bent on taking over the planet.
– Pitchfork

Check for this [very] limited engagement anime film in theaters October 11th and 16th.

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“X-Men: Dark Phoenix” Hits Theaters Valentine’s Day 2019 (Trailer)

Surely comic book version purists were miffed at when the X-Men movie franchise messed with several storylines in the first trilogy (esp. in ‘The Last Stand’… Cain Marko aka Juggernaut is NOT a mutant). But this “Dark Phoenix” might, just might, try to steer in the direction of comic canon.

See, in ‘The Last Stand’ Jean Grey did all she could (with Professor X’s …um …help) to control the Dark Phoenix within. But we had no idea where the Phoenix came from. It was like Jean had a super-powered schizophrenic evil alter ego; one that was just there, that Xavier wouldn’t dare let Jean let out. Which likely left longtime ‘X-men’ readers yelling at the screen: HELLO! Phoenix is a COSMIC entity! Where’s the outer space part of the story!???!

Well, fingers crossed, the trailer above could be letting us know that they are going there. FINALLY! Saw a little bit of a space trip in there, but look and see if you see it, too.

(Plus, the teaser text after the jump. Really promising the good goods!)

So far, the ‘prequel’ and ‘alternate’ storyline movies (‘First Class,’ ‘Days Of Future Past,’ and ‘Apocalypse’) of the franchise have scaled up well as far as ‘popcorn effect’ goes… complex story arcs, conflicted characters, BIG explosions and massive destruction scenes from torn down cityscapes to ripped up ocean floors. And a plethora of X-Men are in play (most everyone but Wolverine, unless you count quick cameos). So whatever they choose to do with them and this story we can trust it’ll be epic, well worth the price of admission.

Of course, we will know that for sure by February of next year!

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Marvel Introduces A New ‘Captain’ To The Universe (Trailer)

Whoooooaaaa! That looks like it’s gonna be DOPE!

That should be the tagline for almost every Marvel Comic Universe film. Including this one, “Captain Marvel.” Watch the trailer, and have your own reaction to, for Marvel Studios’ latest, in theaters March 8, 2019.

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Ryan Gosling Takes ‘One Small Step’ In This Big Screen Retelling Of The “First Man” Who Walked On The Moon (Trailer)

Whether or not you believe man has been to the moon and back… man, the story of the trip there is EPIC… if you tell it right.

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
– IMDb

This trailer will have you believing that “First Man” will tell you a good story. Watch.

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South African Western ‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’ Is In American Theaters Now (Trailer)

DOPE!

Marseilles was never free, but it will be. Change is coming. #AfricaRising

“Five Fingers For Marseilles” is being billed as a ‘rousing, heroic, original South African Western’ (the existence of such a genre is EPIC enough already). The trailer more than teases a bold & fully engaging story arc, azz-kickery and grit, with just enough modernness (i.e. bicycles instead of horses, guns but not automatics for the shootouts). Watch the trailer and judge for self if you agree it’s worth the upgrade to large popcorn with extra butter!

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The Final Teaser For The “Predator” Reboot Is Shorter And Packed With More Crazy Action (Trailer)

Why should we give the “Predator” reboot a chance at the box office? Because,

They’re large.
They’re fast.
And f**king you up is their idea of tourism!

Movie line of the year!! Dialogue like that, plus whatever has Keegan-Michael Key hollering, “YEAH!” like that. Gotta risk the price of the ticket to see.

From the outer reaches of space to the backwoods of southern Georgia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before. And only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biology professor can prevent the end of the human race.
– 20th Century Fox

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See Some Hardcore Parkour On Abandoned Hotels (Video)

They are wilding out! Free running, cray or dangerous… whatever you wanna call this parkour dudes are doing on here… This is it. The moves and music will get your heart rate up (whether you are an active participant in the sport or not).

We traveled to Croatia to film parkour on the rooftops of five abandoned hotels. Using slow motion cameras, we captured three of the UK’s best free runners reclaiming the space through movement. The hotels were bombarded during the Croatian War for Independence, and you can still see the impact hits on the walls there. They have since been abandoned for twenty years. Kupari is set to be demolished and rebuilt in 2019, so the vacancy might not be for much longer.
– Ampisound

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Marvel’s “Iron Fist” Returns To Netflix For Season 2 Starting September 7th (Series Trailer)

The Iron Fist needs help ‘defending’ (you know, because he’s one of Marvel’s “Defenders”) New York City. Enter a newly ‘armed’ Misty Knight (you know, because *spoiler alert* she’s got a new ‘bionic arm’ now) to get Danny’s back. Looks like Season 2 of Marvel’s “Iron Fist” on Netflix is gonna be dope!

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Jamie Foxx Is Front-And-Center In A Different Retelling Of ‘Robin Hood’ (Trailer)

So the Jamie Foxx character trained up the Kingsmen dude to be the Robin Hood with Spiderman skills? Okay, you have my attention.

Robin Hood – In theaters November 21, 2018. Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson, Tim Minchin, and Jamie Dornan.
– Lionsgate Movies

@ojones1

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Super-Violent. Super-Gory. But Not A Superhero. “Venom” Debuts In Theaters 10.5.18 (Trailer)

Uh oh. He found something… ‘real bad’ (ya think?!)!

When you think of Marvel’s Comic Universe, think of “Venom.” This trailer will show you why, come October, you will never forget that.

The world has enough superheroes. Watch the new #Venom trailer now.

One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award® nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.

– Sony Pictures Entertainment

Daaaayum… Venom is gonna leave him limbless, rolling down the street, LIKE A TURD though. Nasty! So’s this trailer. Peep.

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“Little Apple” Is Young, Woke, And Representing Harlem To The Fullest (Series Trailer)

Watch out, Luke Cage! “Little Apple” is a young hero-in-the-making doing her thing in & for Harlem (whether Marvel Universe acknowledges her or not).

From Executive Producers Riley S. Wilson (Orange Bright) and Lisa Cortés (Precious) comes a sci-fi/drama series with a 9-year-old heroine taking a stand against gentrification, racism, and complicity–all while developing special abilities. Little Apple is a contemporary coming of age story about a young Harlem girl finding her voice in a society that often silences women and people of color. The product of a successful Kickstarter campaign and a finalist for the 2016 Sundance Institute YouTube New Voices Lab, Little Apple is also a comic book, podcast, and upcoming Summit.

The first season features 6 episodes exploring themes of gentrification, the erasure of Native Peoples, Black feminism, microaggressions, Black Girl Magic and more. Find out how you can grab your copy of the comic book and be notified when the series goes LIVE! www.LittleAppleTheSeries.com

Little Apple

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From “Luke Cage” Villain Back To Big Screen Bad Guy: Mahershala Ali Features In “Alita: Battle Angel” (Trailer)

You didn’t think Mahershala Ali was done when Alfre Woodard’s character deaded ‘Copperhead’ in season 1 of Netflix’s Marvel series “Luke Cage”, did you? Nah man, Robert Rodriguez still has work for the brother; work that will debut in theaters December 21, 2018.

From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (AVATAR) and Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY), comes ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, an epic adventure of hope and empowerment. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious history while her street-smart new friend Hugo (Keean Johnson) offers instead to help trigger her memories. But it is only when the deadly and corrupt forces that run the city come after Alita that she discovers a clue to her past – she has unique fighting abilities that those in power will stop at nothing to control. If she can stay out of their grasp, she could be the key to saving her friends, her family and the world she’s grown to love.
– 20th Century Fox

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Long Live The “King Of The Monsters”… Godzilla! (Trailer)

Whoa! Looks like the modern movie-making era is finally getting it. Need to ramp up the hype to MONSTER levels WAY in ADVANCE for a potentially planet-wrecking monster movie. Godzilla, being the king of Kaiju monsters worldwide, deserves that respect and box office build-up.

Following the global success of “Godzilla” and “Kong: Skull Island” comes the next chapter in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ cinematic MonsterVerse, an epic action-adventure that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history. The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
– Warner Bros. Pictures

“Kong: Skull Island” was righteous. Here’s to hoping that this new “Godzilla” chapter even tops that. We’ll see NEXT summer!

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“Shazam!” Will Tell The Origin Story Of DC’s Captain Marvel On The Big Screen (Trailer)

Wonder if they will work Captain Marvel (DC’s Captain Marvel, not the one over in the MCU; she’s a woman) into the Justice League… the story and the hero team… like they did in the animated “Justice League Unlimited” series on Cartoon Network back a few years ago.

New Line Cinema’s “Shazam!,” the origin story that stars Zachary Levi (TV’s “Chuck”) as the titular DC Super Hero, along with Asher Angel (TV’s “Andi Mack”) as Billy Batson, and Mark Strong (the “Kingsman” movies) in the role of Super-Villain Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.
– Warner Bros. Pictures

Seems like they are really leaning in on the middle-school kid in a grown-up superhero’s body. Nothing wrong with that. Hope it works out to be a good origin storytelling experience. We will see April 2019.

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The Latest DC Universe Film, “Aquaman,” Coming To Theaters December 21, 2018 (Trailer)

Alright! Go Team DC. With the new badass “Aquaman” movie coming out. Check out the trailer that touches on memories of a school-age Arthur Curry, family intrigue, battling his arch-nemesis Black Manta, and more.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be…a king.
– Warner Bros. Pictures

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DC Universe Presents: “Titans” (Series Trailer)

One of the first series to air exclusively on DC’s upcoming streaming service, DC Universe… Here’s the series trailer for “Titans” (short for “Teen Titans”). Conspicuous by his absence on the team: Cyborg (expected though, since that character was featured prominently on the “Justice League” movie). Cyborg not being on the team will be eclipsed by Starfire’s look and outfit; barely in keeping with anything that resembles what’s in the comics. Take a look and see if you likes though.

“Titans” follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise. Pre-order now at DCUniverse.com. #DCUniverse

WHOA! Did… Did Robin grunt, “F**K Batman?” in this trailer???!!

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Zombies Take This War Movie To A New Level Of Horror In JJ Abrams’ “Overloard”

Where to begin to describe this. Okay, war itself is already gory and scary. But how about that just being the backdrop of a movie? How about making a zombie soldier project gone horribly wrong the main plotline? JJ Abrams went and did it. Not sure if we’re ready for it, but we have until November to get there. Peep the trailer.

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‘The Equalizer’ Robert McCall Asks Bad Guys, “Who’s Your Daddy?” And The Answer Hurts (Trailer)

Less than a month away from a very rare box office treat. Remember, Denzel doesn’t do sequels… so this joint has got to be the truth! I mean, look at this trailer.

One man has no equal. Denzel returns in #TheEqualizer2 on the big screen July 20th – watch the new trailer now.

@ojones1

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