News Bytes: Deadline is reporting that Adventure Time is coming to the big screen. Warner Bros. has the project under development with producers Chris McKay and Roy Lee (producers of The LEGO Movie). This is fantastic news for Adventure Time fans. Netflix has announced, via press release, that they will premiere exclusively the new feature film, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, starring Paul Reubens. Judd […]
News Bits: Variety reports Amazon Studios has ordered five new original series. The series are The Man in the High Castle, based on Philip K. Dick’s 1962 novel, dark comedy Mad Dogs docu-series The New Yorker Presents and kids’ shows Just Add Magic and The Stinky & Dirty Show. Additionally Amazon renewed Mozart in the Jungle for […]
VIZ Media delivers more Ranma 1/2 to fans with the home media release of Ranma 1/2 Set 5, which features the celebrated gender-bending martial arts action comedy based on the manga series created by Rumiko Takahashi. Ranma 1/2 is being released as a series of seven High Definition Limited Edition Blu-ray and Standard Edition DVD […]
News bits-&-pieces: Gina Carano has been cast as Angel Dust in Deadpool. The Hollywood Reporter also confirms Colossus will appear in the film, along with T.J. Miller in a yet undisclosed role. The Wrap is reporting that Joel Kinnaman is to Replace Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg in Suicide Squad. Marvel has updated the release […]
First and foremost, news bits: Netflix has released the first Daredevil trailer, which the consensus around the WPR offices is that it looks dark, very gritty, and like it has a lot of potential. We will be watching with anticipation. Here is the trailer if you haven’t already watched it a few times. Doctor Who […]
There is not much news this past week in the world of movies, unless you count all the news coming out of Sundance, which most are unconfirmed reports of films being sold. What we do have, is a gigantic list of new trailers. There are too many to post here, but we did post them […]
A little news in the happenings of the film industry, in case you missed something neat. Bryan Singer has announced some casting for X-Men: Apocalypse via Twitter: Alexandra Shipp is Storm. Sophie Turner is Jean Grey. Tye Sheridan is Cyclops. The big name there is Game of Throne’s Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark). Marvel has announced the […]
This is the first Box Office Report of 2015, I wanted to get at least a full week in before diving into what is happening in theatres. The past two weekends saw only two new openings, with others expending nationwide. Most notably, Selma, which picked up the number two spot from Into the Woods. The […]
Batman: Assault on Arkham is a movie for the more mature audience. With so many superhero films these days being geared to entertain a wide audience, especially kids. I really appreciate the very much more adult themes of the DC Animated movies. Batman: Assault on Arkham is no different with blood, swearing and killing on […]
In this Box Office Report Godzilla stops into first place with a tidy $93 million opening weekend, far outpacing the second weekend Neighbors, and the third week Spider-Man. Disney’s Million Dollar Arm made a courtesy showing in the top ten, along with the rest of the sup $10 million pack. New on Blu-Ray and DVD […]
Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy books are surprisingly good. Based on the cheesy title, I didn’t expect a series of engrossing, well-written novels. When I learned Mark Waters of Mean Girls fame was directing the film adaptation and working with screenwriter Daniel Waters of Heathers. I thought that despite the terrible tag line: “they suck at […]
Releasing, and re-releasing on Blu-Ray this week: not too much, but if you don’t already have seasons 1 and 2 of Game of Thrones it should show up again on shelves for your convenience.
New on Blu-Ray this week The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which you probably didn’t see but maybe should have, or meant to.
Coming out on Blu-Ray this week, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which you should pick up because Benedict Cumberbatch.
Coming to Blu-Ray collections around the world this week; 47 Ronin, a movie no one saw. The Pirate Fairy, Disney’s newest addition to their growing Fairies franchise. Anchorman 2 and True Blood, seasons 1-4. Do you plan to pick any of these up this week?