Brad Birdís Tomorrowland is a rather complex bit of blockbuster entertainment, taking audiences on a trip that is have road movie, half big science fiction adventure. Youíd think that the filmís creation would come out of a multiple big ideas on behalf of its filmmakers coming together, but the truth of the matter is that there really were two crucial elements served as inspiration
Collecting both my own observations, as well as fantastic details revealed to me in one-on-one interviews I did with both Bird and Lindlof, below youíll find a list of five Easter Eggs to be on to be on the look-out for in Tomorrowland.
Actress Judy Greer has a role in TomorrowlandÖ but if you blink youíll miss her. In the movie, she plays the mother of Britt Robertsonís character, Casey Newton, but only briefly appears on screen in a home movie thatís played early in the film.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 is currently filming in New York City. The studio is upping the ante the second time around with a number of classic character appearances, but they're keeping the best one close to the vest. We've learned that a classic villain from TMNT canon will be making an appearance in TMNT 2.
There are many, many jaw-dropping scenes and elements featured in Mad Max: Fury Road, from the giant sandstorm that initially allows Furiosa to escape her pursuers, to the sight of a blinded man firing off machine guns against a pure dark blue sky, but there is little question that just the visage of central villain Immortan Joe.
Kingsman: The Secret Service reaches DVD on June 9. The producers are trying their best to get Kingsman 2 in order. We can only hope Colin Firth will somehow be involved.
The landscape of superhero movies has changed quite a bit since Brad Birdís The Incredibles hit theaters in 2004.That in mind, you might think that plans for The Incredibles 2 would reflect the new landscape, but thatís actually not really the case. Instead, Bird has his eyes looking at the bigger picture.
The world of Mad Max will grow for the first time in 30 years next week, as Mad Max: Fury Road - the fourth chapter in director George Millerís long-running series Ė arrives in theaters. What you may not know, however, is that the filmmaker actually originally had even bigger plans for the continued future of the franchise.
There are ways to make this happen, Marvel. You have done this before, Marvel. But should you do it for Quicksilver? Let's discuss.
Because this story contains massive spoilers, Iím bolding this warning. There are spoilers for The Avengers: Age of Ultron in this article, so stop reading now if you havenít yet seen the film. For real, STOP!
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Marvel Studios has certainly earned its reputation as a forward-thinking company. But while this image of the company has painted a picture in some minds that every detail of every film or TV show has already been pre-planned, thatís actually a misapprehension.
Bryan Singerís X-Men is widely considered one of the most important films in the history of comic book movies, helping to really kick start the modern age of the genre and having an immense influence on the titles that have been made and released since. What you may not know, however, is that the first cut of the feature was actually a disaster.
You may not know this unless youíre a hardcore Star Wars fan, but there is one particular violent act that occurs in just about every single film in the franchise: a character gets a hand or an arm cut off. What you may not know, however, is that Marvel Studios took a great deal of inspiration from this piece of trivia.
As many of you know, the first official footage for Snyderís Man of Steel sequel reached the internet early, stealing the thunder of this IMAX event. But Snyder had an ace up his sleeveÖ additional footage he always planned to tag on the end of the trailer that would be exclusive to this audience.
Though there are a lot of moving parts to juggle in the massive superhero extravaganza, paying attention to the little details Whedon and his actors brought to the characters and the action will make you appreciate their effort Ė and the movie Ė all the more.
If youíve ever seen a movie or TV show about Hollywood, chances are you know what a typical audition looks like. An actor gets called into a room where they must perform and try to impress a group that usually includes the projectís director, producers, and casting director. This wasnít how things worked behind the scenes of the new horror movie Unfriended, however.
To this point, the relationship between Marvel Studios films and television series has largely been a one way street: characters and storylines from the movies have affected shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter, though we have not yet seen those same shows influencing the stories on the big screen. But while this is the current status quo, we may soon see a shift.
Shortly after it was announced that the star of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo would play Tiger Lily for director Joe Wright in a Peter Pan prequel, internet outrage (whether real or imagined) erupted on the usual chats and forums. There was even a petition to get Mara replaced. The actress understoodÖ until she met with Wright and learned about his vision.
If youíre a Marvel geek, thereís a very good chance that you recognize the image to the left. Thatís because itís a still from an Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer released back in January, and has been the subject of endless speculation for months now.