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Get A First Look At “Fast Color,” The Acclaimed Superpowered Flick Coming To Theaters (Trailer)

Coming off a good SXSW run. Cool. Characterizing the hero’s powers as she experiences them during use. Interesting perspective and very cool, too. Powerful abilities on top of that. Abilities which, of course, put her on the run. Toss in tension with the family who she hopes will help her… and action, drama, sci-fi… BOOM!

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It’s Summer, And Spider-Man Is “Far From Home” (Trailer)

Okay, watching this trailer should leave you with [at least] two takeaways: (1) Just when you don’t expect it, Nick Fury will come through, AND (2) Nick Fury came through, Peter… which is… Why. You. NEVER. Leave. Your. Spidey. Suit. At. Home!!

(Acceptable alternate takeaway: Auntie is super cute. Looks like she could make Happy reeeeally HAPPY. Haha!)

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Actor/Director/Producer Kevin Smith Reviews ‘Aquaman’ (Video)

Aquaman is gonna make a billion dollars… go back in time and tell somebody that.

I know that’s right, Kevin. Who would have thunk it? Aquaman was the ‘joke’ hero back in the day, but now he’s the box office bank buster. Watch the clip above for a true comic/movie head’s insight.

@ojones1

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Superfan James Cawley Recreated The ‘Star Trek’ Set Like No One Has Before (Video)

Built his own sci-fi dream set. To quote Witchdoctor, “Every day is a holiday.” He’d probably call it something cooler than ‘Star Trek’ Day, so I’d leave to this guy.

Meet the “Star Trek” Superfan James Cawley who has meticulously recreated the sets for the Enterprise from the original 1960s television series.
– Yahoo

@ojones1

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DC Universe’s “Doom Patrol” Series Premieres February 15, 2019 (Trailer)

Wooowww! Ohhhhh, so that’s how they are doing it! See, DC Universe’s series “Titans” has everyone I remember on the ‘Teen Titans’ I remember from the comics I read… except Cyborg. I was thinking, “Since Cyborg was part of the ‘Justice League’ on the big screen he cannot just show up on a streaming series.”

Oh yes, he can. Plus, ‘Doom Patrol’ was an episode in “Titans” season 1. Bet your pockets there will be a crossover that puts Cy down with the ‘Titans’ at least temporarily. DOPE!

Watch the first teaser trailer for DC Universe’s “Doom Patrol,” starring Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg, and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
– IGN

New casting for ‘The Chief’ huh? Interesting.

@ojones1

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“Aquaman” Debuted As The #1 Movie (Video)

Have you seen the latest DC movie “Aquaman” yet? Looks like DC is hitting the come-from-behind trail hard with this one. Here’s the last teaser for the movie that took the top spot this past weekend (according to Variety, see their take on the flick after the jump).

Loving the way they got the archnemesis Black Manta’s look just right (e.g. like we remember from back in the day, but modernized a just a touch).

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Summer 2019: ‘Men In Black’ Is Back… And Going International (Trailer)

Now that’s how you do a reboot… or reset or reintroduction! Whatever we’re calling this latest installment of the “Men In Black” franchise, looking at this trailer, they did that! Some ‘Fast N Furious’ style added to the ‘cop-buddy action flick meets Star Wars‘ feel makes for what looks like a great time at the theater in the coming year. Peep the trailer.

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“Hellboy” Set To Return To The Big Screen April 12, 2019 (Trailer)

Maybe you were not heavy into the “Hellboy” flicks before, but you’ll want to get into it with this one. Trusting in the power of this trailer at least. The forecast for April 2019 at the theater: HELLA DOPE MOVIE!

(Anybody checking for Ron Perlman in this might be a touch mad, but not big mad… hopefully. Looks like a good movie regardless.)

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Actor/Director/Producer Kevin Smith Explains Every Movie & TV Version Of Spider-Man Ever (Video)

YES! If you are one of those folks who just go to a Spidey movie just to enjoy a movie… then run into a ‘true believer’ who is deep-deep-DEEP into Spider-Man lore intent on over-talking you and ruining your viewing enjoyment of your Spider-Man experience, Kevin Smith has got your back. He is an action comic media uber-super fan who can (and will, above) give you enough knowledge to fend off that ‘real’ fan. Listen up and make whoever wants to call you a novice BOW DOWN to your fandom.

Kevin Smith takes us through the history of Spider-Man in film and television, from 1978’s “Spider-Man Strikes Back” to 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”
– WIRED

…and then some! Plus, if you are a Kevin Smith fan: It is awesome to (1) see him back to full strength and looking great and (2) learn how Spider-Man influenced his career and life in several ways.

@ojones1

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Due Out Next Year: “See You Yesterday” (Trailer)

DOPE! Blerds (Black Nerds) rejoice! Spike Lee is getting in on the sci-fi superhero genre and adding some color to the fracas. Taking a short submitted for an HBO film competition and blowing it up into a Netflix project. Spike’s protege, Stefon Bristol, who helped script the short, will direct. Co-stars from the short, Eden Duncan-Smith and Danté Crichlow, will star in the “See You Yesterday” reboot. Adding onto the cast will be Astro Bradley, Marsha Stephanie Blake, and Wavvy Jones.

Watch the original short’s trailer above to get an idea of what you’ll be getting in 2019 on Netflix…

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The ‘Endgame’ Is Near: Check Out This “Avengers 4” Teaser (Trailer)

Wait. WAIT! But what about Captain Marvel?? And why is Ant-Man not still shrunk the hell out of our realm of existence… who brought him back? Too many questions…

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Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” Releases An Epic Second Teaser (Trailer)

The answer to the pop quiz – ‘Who does Nick Fury call when Thanos snaps half the Universe out of existence, including himself, before disintegrating into nothingness?’ – is Captain Marvel! But what makes… her… so… specia… OH!

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Watch The Final “Aquaman” Teaser Before The Film Debuts December 21st In Theaters (Video)

DC is betting the movie franchise on its next installment, “Aquaman.” The protector of Atlantis, of the seas… will become the savior of the world (and continue the DC comeback in theaters; if it proves itself a successful follow-up to Wonder Woman and “Justice League”).

Fingers crossed.

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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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Andre 3000 Coming Back To The Big Screen In A Sci-Fi Thriller Called “High Life” (Trailer)

Well. This looks… ominous.

Okay, so don’t try to figure out everything that is going on in this trailer. There is enough meat in what is plain to see: Andre 3000 is back on the big screen (November 7 in France, in 2019 in the U.S.) with a box office hitter like Robert Pattinson (dude from the “Twilight” movies), in a sci-fi thriller that includes a space trip to a black hole.

Yeah, we good. See you next year 3 Stacks.

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Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson ‘Science the SH!T’ Out Of 3 Movies (Video)

Neil already dropped science on Hollywood in a post we shared on here (on “Interstellar”). Now, watch Dr. Tyson do it to the fullest on three more flicks.

@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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Science Fiction: A Planetary ‘Scavenger’ Comes Across NASA’s Voyager I Satellite Launched In 1977 (Short Film)

Interesting. Thinking that Gene Rodenberry’s “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” did something similar waaaay back in the day. This looks to be a very update take, certainly it’s own flick though.

And if you recognize the filmmaker Raphael Rogers as the one who did the “Beyond” short film we posted on here a good while back, kudos and a salute to you!

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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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