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Pacific Rim: Uprising Trailer #1 (2018) “RISE JAEGERS RISE!!!”

Pacific Rim was a lot of stupid, huge fun, but it could have been more.  Charlie Hunan is not a strong lead, and not even the greatest name a character has had outside of the Star Wars Universe: Idris Elba’s Stacker Pentecost, could save it from being essentially a huge B-movie.  But oh there is an uprising….there is an uprising a’coming, people, and a Pentecost is leading it!.  And if your last name happens to be Jaeger (which mine does), you are going to play this first teaser trailer for Pacific Rim: Uprising every morning like audio cocaine to start your day until the film opens in February 2018.  The first full trailer gives us a lot more of a look at next gen Jaegers and Kaijus and the action between them seems a lot more fluid than in the first film.  Coming Soon has confirmed story details below from NYCC.
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New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Pictures from Entertainment Weekly!!!

Mark Hamill in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been the most secretive  of any of the Disney-era films yet, with nary a leak out there aside from those spun off of the teaser trailer (click here to watch) released four months ago.  I can’t help but think that we’re on the cusp of getting the full trailer as we’re now only four months away from the opening of the next Saga film.  Entertainment Weekly’s fall preview issue features two covers for The Last Jedi (still keeping people wondering whether the title refers to Luke or Rey, though Hamill has said it refers to Luke).  The captions provide some interesting details, but the most awesome pic has to be Snoke’s Praetorian Guard, an upgraded look on Palpatine’s Imperial Guard.  Snoke may be a new character, but everything about The First Order seems like an upgrade or an evolution from The Empire, so there is a connection somewhere.  Take a look at these full slew of images and begin to speculate.  It’s not too far now.  Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi opens December 15, 2017. Continue reading New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Pictures from Entertainment Weekly!!!

In Theaters This Week (8/4/2017): Detroit, The Dark Tower, Kidnap

John Boyega in Detroit

Each Thursday we look at what is going to be coming out in theaters this weekend, show you the trailers for the big releases, predict the box office winner and just generally give you enough of a carrot to pull you through the rest of the work week.  Well….welcome to August: land of the summer dumping ground.  The past few years, studios have been smart enough to schedule a sleeper film here that has a month to go unopposed at the box office like Warner Bros. did last year with Suicide Squad.  This year…no one was that smart. Continue reading In Theaters This Week (8/4/2017): Detroit, The Dark Tower, Kidnap

Pacific Rim: Uprising Teaser #1 (2018) “JOIN THE JAEGER UPRISING!!!”

Pacific Rim was a lot of stupid, huge fun, but it could have been more.  Charlie Hunan is not a strong lead, and not even the greatest name a character has had outside of the Star Wars Universe: Idris Elba’s Stacker Pentecost, could save it from being essentially a huge B-movie.  But oh there is an uprising….there is an uprising a’coming, people.  And if your last name happens to be Jaeger (which mine does), you are going to play this first teaser trailer for Pacific Rim: Uprising every morning like audio cocaine to start your day until the film opens in February 2018.  For full details from Coming Soon, read below.  RECOGNIZE JAEGER PRIDE!!! (Oh, no, this is just beginning! Imma gonna milk this like a yak for eight months!)
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Detroit Trailer #2 (2017) “I Need You to Survive the Night”

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest and most intense riots in United States history, leading to the federalization of the Michigan National Guard and the involvement of two Airborne Divisons of the United States Army.

After The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, you’d think director Kathryn Bigelow would want to make a comedy or a film about ducks, but instead it looks like she’s shining a light on another controversial subject.  That’s not a criticism.  Hollywood doesn’t take risks with films that might offend or challenge people very often.  After tackling the Second Gulf War and the hunt for Osama bin-Laden, Bigelow now highlights a forgotten chapter from one of America’s darkest periods.  The phrase “we live in racially charged times” could be applied to literally any decade of American history, but the 1960s were probably the most frightening and volatile.  Bigelow highlights the 1967 race riots in Detroit, and the film will vie with The Dark Tower for primacy during the first weekend in August.  Starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Will Poulter, and Algee Smith, Detroit opens in theaters August 4, 2017.
Theatrical Poster for Detroit