After blowing our socks off with District 9, then making a slightly more conventional sci-fi tentpole with Elysium, Neill Blomkamp is getting back to his quirky genre roots. Dubbed “Real Gangsters,” this clip is focused on Chappie as he tries to be one of the guys and learn how to live the robo-thug life. The criminals seem to be prepping Chappie to assist in an upcoming heist, and the impressionable little ‘bot seems to at least have the skills for the job.
Based on the cars alone, the 24th James Bond film, Spectre, is set to be one of the biggest and most impressive in the long-lived franchise. While we’re stuck waiting until November to see the automotive extravaganza on the big screen, a lucky bystander managed to catch two of the movie’s four-wheeled stars filming on the streets of Rome.
A sneak peek at F. Gary Gray’s Straight Outta Compton played during tonight’s Grammy Awards, but now you can watch the film’s red band trailer, which includes an introduction from Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, two of the members of N.W.A., the gangster rap pioneers at the centre of the film. Will you watch it?
The original 1982 movie about a suburban family besieged by daughter-abducting spirits stands as one of best horror films of that decade. It’s also of the surprisingly few films actually written by Steven Spielberg. The reboot retains and amplifies several elements from the original: The bedroom inter-dimensional portal, help from a psychic, the static-filled ghost-channel TV, and that freaky clown.
A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy), who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa (Noomi Rapace), as a traitor. Exiled from Moscow to a grim provincial outpost, Leo and Raisa join forces with General Mikhail Nesterov (Gary Oldman) to track down a serial killer who preys on young boys. Their quest for justice threatens a system-wide cover-up enforced by Leo’s psychopathic rival Vasili (Joel Kinnaman), who insists “There is no crime in Paradise.”
The Fantastic Four will stretch, sneak, blaze and clobber their way back into movie theatres soon, and now Marvel’s first band of genetically modified misfits have a properly epic trailer to mark the occasion. The trailer doesn’t give much away plot-wise, giving us a glimpse of the origin story that comic book fans will already be familiar with: a group of scientists are bestowed with strange powers after an experiment goes wrong.
If you ever wondered what a film starring Salma Hayek, playing a sexy assassin holed up in her apartment while a gruelling gauntlet of gangsters burst their way in, shooting up the place, well, then first off, congratulations for having such a specific vision. Secondly, it seems that your eccentric curiosity is about to be sated, because the new trailer for Salma Hayek’s new film, Everly is basically everything that was just described.