Monday, April 27, 2015

Avengers:Ultron Coverage

New Radio Show This Week Plus Review of Avengers 2. Previous related post:
http://videolandexpress.blogspot.com/2014/10/my-day-with-ultron-coming-this-weekend.html

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=4057
Avengers 2 opens with $201M. Still chump change. Wait till it hits $1B. Will it take out Furious7 in the top 5. Speaking of which F7 is now No. 5 with just $20M needed to take out Harry Potter. Great way to start the Blockbuster year. Now will Star Wars 7 take out Avatar and Titanic. DUH!

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/alltime/world/
Note: Due is given to F7 since besides Titanic (not counting re-release 3D) its the only 2D to claim the top 5 without that 3D ticket price cheat. Of course the other is 007 Bond Skyfall at No. 10. See:

http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/trailers/434271-cs-video-the-avengers-age-of-ultron-stars-discuss-the-mcu#/slide/1
4 minute Video interview plus 79 pics in the gallery!

https://www.yahoo.com/movies/s/vision-paul-bettany-avengers-144922773.html
Big spoiler alert on this article. If the picture above is too much information avoid this one.
The actor was in "Priest" a Mad Max style picture. Very underrated sci-fi flick. 4 out of 5.

http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/434563-chris-evans-reveals-shooting-plans-for-avengers-infinity-war#
Notice the last 2 lines of the article. Full cast is unconfirmed. So who will be in Avengers 3-4?
Avengers 2 drops a big hint. More infomation is also related on the article below.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Avengers-3-Everything-We-Know-About-Infinity-War-71110.html#
Details concerning the making of the film. Again the cast returning is in question. Also see the related articles on the right, the first one on top about both parts being filmed at the same time.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Marvel-Spider-Man-Movie-May-Have-Title-71098.html
More rumours on what that title is. But check out the poll to see what the fans think it is.

Note:
I'm reposting my old blog relating toworking as a background on James Spaders Blacklist tv show.
I'll repost the radio show on which I talk about that work experience tomorrow

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Wednesday's Movie News

Note: New Radio Show rhis Monday celebrating F7 top 5 win, Avengers and recap of Star Wars.

Update No. 3:
http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Why-Many-German-Theaters-Refusing-Show-Avengers-Age-Ultron-71078.html
Is the mouse being a little greedy? Like $45M opening weekend worldwide is chump change. Jeeze.
FYI: Warning the bootleg is already on the internet missing the first 10 minutes as rumoured. I can wait.

http://www.vulture.com/2015/04/furious-8-is-happening.html?mid=imdb
Duh! We all know it make as much but at this point who cares? F7 is close to taking out Avengers for the No. 3 spot this weekend. Thanks China! But it will have company as 007 Spectre and Star Wars will both hti the top 10 for all time box office. (My prediction) then the show down for the top 5.

Previous:
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-office-avengers-age-ultron-790984
Opening huge overseas already. A sign of things to come. A big year for this years boxoffice compare to last years.

http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/36681/-furious-8-fifty-shades-2-set-dates
Heck why wait, bring it on. Top 5 of all time and we didn't even get to the BR/DVD sales yet. Yikes!

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-office-preview-avengers-age-790816
Already reviews are coming in, mostly good some saying been there been that. Does it matter at this point? Foreign release first which means bootleg here in the U.S. before it's stateside release. Really?, Even the bootleggers can't touch this. Iron Man Hulk Throwdown on the big screen, I'm there.

http://www.joblo.com/movie-news/60917
Movie Poll on which picture will make the most money this year. DUH? The mouse has last laugh again. Doesn't he ever get tired of that? Avengers got the leftovers and everyone else got pennies.

Here are the following sites giving thier predictions on the big moneymakers for the summer:
http://www.joblo.com/movie-news/lists-joblocoms-2015-summer-movie-preview/item#20
This includes their Top 20 countdown. But looked who they picked as No. 1 instead of Avengers. Talk about a long shot but it is on my list of films to see.

http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/features/432085-summer-2015-movie-preview#/slide/1
32  pics for their gallery on this summers blockbusters. In order of release dates.

http://movieweb.com/2015-summer-movie-preview/
I like their title: "35 Movies You Need to see" Not that many for me that's for sureMost of them at home on Redbox or Netflix. Are they kidding?

For me?
The big surprise will be "Minions" internationally. They don't speak any known language.
That's perfect for the big screen as everyone on this planet can relate with actions, not words.
Second place would be "Inside Out" Disney Pixar is back with an original, about time.
The big bomb will be "Pixels", Sandler is going to be so glad he has Netflix to bail him out. Well at least we won't get Cobblers 2, god that was awful.

Note: This will be the last blog for this week, even tho I will update this one for convenience. I'll be back on Monday with our regular posts along with new Radio Shows.
Below: Original Kenner release back on 1977. More ancinet artifacts coming to Flickr.



Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Tuesday's Movie News



http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/could-star-wars-open-at-789889
Bit of a stretch but it couold come close but then again everyone is sscratching thier heads over Furious 7 so who the hell knows. Can it cross the $2 Billoin mark? Only by repeated performance. But fans can turn fast. After Menace :Attack of the Clones: took a beating with Return of the Jedi ending on a ZZZZ.

http://www.thewrap.com/tom-cruise-takes-cinemacon-behind-the-scenes-of-his-death-defying-plane-stunt-in-mission-impossible/
While this looks cool, is this the money shot? CAn these stunts help at the box office after Furious 7, the same action crowd is going for? While the picture looks like fun will it all add up. F7 is a tough act to follow for most of the action films this summer. And that HBO special doesn't help either. By the way, which was boring, more on the show. Won't waste my time here with that one.

http://www.latino-review.com/news/transformers-cinematic-universe-yup-thats-a-thing-now
Only the international box office is saving this franchise. Remember the second weekend at the box office on July 4th. Previous weekend was $100M (numbers which they got caught lying about) then on the Big $th only $35M on a 4 Day Weekend? With no competition no less? The writing is on the wall. Now they are going to take this to the box office grave.

http://www.latino-review.com/news/warner-bros-pushes-back-pan-for-a-fall-release
Translation:
1. Nobody was asking for this
2. Peter Pan the TV Musical tanked.
3. Hugh Jackman is Not playing Wolverine.
End of story.

Note: New BTR coming before I get on that Plane, lol.
BElow: Original DV casing for the action figures. Yes it's that old.



Monday, April 20, 2015

Monday's Box Office Plus Movie News


"I used to sell Lightbulbs on the Phone, how do you like me now?" New BTR show this week.

Update:
http://variety.com/2015/film/asia/furious-7-box-office-china-1201476282/
8 days total of $250 Million in China alone. And Still Counting! But what's interesting is that they want to pull the picture for making to much money cause it hurts the other picture. WTF are they thinking?

http://www.boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=4056&p=.htm
Weekends boxoffice. Scroll down to the second half of the article "Around the World Roundup". That explains how well F7 is doing internationally. It's going for that top 5 for sure no matter how good Avengers:Ultron does.



http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/36627/-star-wars-rebels-season-2-trailer
I still don't understand this. I think it's better than the Clone Wars, that animation style drove me nuts, and this season we have Darth Vadar so what's the beef fellow Jedi's?

http://www.movieweb.com/avengers-2-age-ultron-post-credits-spiderman
Bullshit or not. Either way it looks cool (for a bootleg) but it does make sense. And who cares who's the actor? It's all about Spiderman first then Parker or whoever.

http://www.joblo.com/movie-news/will-marvel-make-a-howard-the-duck-film-george-lucas-believes-they-will-312
It will happen. They'll see the sales on the comics and figure there's a gold mine to be made.
That Mouse, the force is strong with this one.

http://www.latino-review.com/news/a-better-look-at-the-batsuit-batmobile-for-batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice
Great video showing the new Batmobile. Very sleek. Another one added to the collection. The outfits look boring and dull. Well at least no underwear or nipples are showing.

Bonus round:
http://www.cinemablend.com/games/3D-Sonic-Concept-Sonic-Hedgehog-Game-Everyone-Been-Waiting-71397.html
I grew up with the Genesis System and its about time they bring back Sonic. This concept can work great. At least it's better than the 3D games which were all over the place, and all the other crap that came afterwards. This explores the original levels with details. Works for me.

Note:
Some websites are showing their must see summer lists. I'll be posting this on Wednesday as that will be my last post for the week as I'm leaving to New York this week.
Tomorrow a new Blog Talk Radio show will be posted for the week also:
SW:Force with F7 Boxoffice win; Top 5 of all time, Yikes! That was fast.

Coming soon: New Pics will be posted on Flickr: Toys in the Attic: My Star Wars collection.
These are the original releases, note the bottom says Kenner.
Here's a preview:


Thursday, April 16, 2015

SW: The Force Awakens Celebration


New Blog Talk Radio Show coming this Monday. Furious 7 talk is now playing. See ***1&2 below.
Trailer and Reunion videos posted with SW:TFW. Full 1 Hour Panel included.
http://deadline.com/2015/04/star-wars-teaser-trailer-2-the-force-awakens-1201411201/
"Chewie, we're home" What a cool way to end the trailer. "And big friggin tease, lol.  Ok, how many times have all of you seen this already? I lost count by now since I first posted this.
Note: At the end of the trailer, it has clips from the SW HD collection for those who didn't download yet. Also see *** below.

Update:
http://www.imdb.com/list/ls076803939/?ref_=hm_sw_hd#1
This is their top 10 breakdown of the trailer. Descriptions with pics of the scenes. More speculations.

http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/430839-check-out-more-than-50-star-wars-the-force-awakens-exhibit-photos#/slide/1
52 photos all together. Some repeats but wish there was more shots of the Falcon. Yeah, spoiled.

Breakdown on the trailer. Basically a shot by shot explanation with speculations on what's happening.

Previous:
http://deadline.com/2015/04/star-wars-the-force-awakens-panel-live-stream-celebration-video-1201411159/
Full 1 hour Panel included. Note: Fast Forward 30 minutes for the start of the panel. Fast forward to 1:22 to see the original cast including Daniels, Fisher, Mayhew and Mark Hamill.

http://www.movieweb.com/star-wars-7-force-awakens-cast-reunion-celebration
Complete breakdown with Q & A with the cast and a gallery of pictures from the reunion.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Star-Wars-3-Main-Characters-Here-What-You-Need-Know-70924.html
Nice breakdown for those who still have their heads in the sand. On the right hand side of the article are more breakdowns for the movie.

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Star-Wars-7-R2-D2-Have-Some-Key-Changes-70928.html
I posted this just to put my 2 cents in. What was with the hate on this little guy, BB8. Just the idea that's its an actual working droid and not a CG effect is cool enough. Must be the same haters complaining about that stupid Saber and don't get me started about the brother in a stormtrooper outfit.

http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/36600/new-force-awakens-cast-photos-arrive
Nice behind the scenes shots. What surprises me is the "On Location" pics" and no Green Screen anywhere to be seen. Guess JJ kept his promise on keeping with the style of SW:New Hope.

http://www.latino-review.com/news/new-star-wars-the-force-awakens-art-sheds-ton-of-light-on-kylo-ren
Nice gallery of the main villian according to the article. Enough to annoy those who hate that Light Saber. I still don't see what's the big deal. I'm just hoping the movie doesn't suck aka Phantom.

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/video/v4163586536001/star-wars-digital-collection-bonus-feature-making-the-millennium-falcon.html
There's a few of these videos to give you an idea what's on the HD collection. Some argue they are very short but I look at these as updates to the whole collection. I know, sad excuse for dipping again.

And now the Dark Side:
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ryan-gosling-talks-star-blade-789300
With all this great news today there had to be some headkill in there somewhere.
Worst casting ever. Talk about an overrated actor and him being is this just ruined it for me. And Scott not directing this is another headkill. Then why bother doing this? For a Ford Cameo? You know he's not in this alot, you know that right?

***1&2
http://247wallst.com/media/2015/04/19/furious-7-likely-to-be-in-top-10-movies-of-all-time/
A little show on this considering it's already No.7 (nice pun) and already beat Skyfall for non 3D.

Note:
New Radio Show this Monday with a brand new gallery of my Star Wars collection on Flickr.
Furious 7 talk now playing on BTR. With an update also on Monday:
http://deadline.com/2015/04/furious-7-billion-dollars-worldwide-vin-diesel-1201411955/
Wow that was fast, Top 5 all time by the time Avengers Ultron comes out. More on the next show.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday's Movie News

New Blog Talk Radio show now playing: Furious 7 talk. Please see Widget.
http://www.movieweb.com/batman-v-superman-trailer-teaser-premiere-date
Teaser tomorrow and full length on Monday April 20. But I guess they don't have faith in Mad Max for the premiere if thier putting this online. Not a good sign. That shows a very nervous studio.

http://www.joblo.com/movie-news/the-new-mad-max-fury-road-trailer-traces-the-franchise-from-gibson-to-hardy-231
Great montage of the whole franchise. Road Warrior is my favorite Post Apocalypse theme movie and one of my all time favorites. If the marketing was smart they need to go after the Fast Furious crowd. Speed and Cars getting smash. What else do you need?. But already the studio is going show BVS before the Mad Max premiere. No faith in good old Max?

http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Japanese-Godzilla-Themed-Hotel-Pretty-Sweet-70879.html 
Funny video, you look out your hotel window and you see the Big G. This is the prototype look they should have in the new Toho version. Have to visit this hotel for sure. One of these days that is, lol.

http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/36572/-angry-birds-film-to-cost-185-million
Yikes!!! Not the idea, I mean what else is new but check out the price tag. With all the merchandising available out there do they really need to spend over $105M on this, on top of the $80 as is?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tuesday's Movie News


New Blog Talk Radio show now playing: Furious 7 & Ultron
http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/429759-avengers-age-of-ultron-premiere-photos-and-jimmy-kimmel-clips#/slide/1
Lots of pics and videos all on one page. Good looking out CS. Family Feud skit was funny but they shouldn't have bothered with questions from the audience, whats up with that college thing/
http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/trailers/429719-iron-man-battles-ultron-in-the-new-avengers-age-of-ultron-clip#/slide/1
More vids and pics. You're killing me here CS, you're killing me! lol.

http://www.latino-review.com/news/ruffalo-discusses-hulks-future-and-rights-issues-for-a-standalone
Universal still owns the rights and won't let it go for a solo movie. Wow, that sounds so familiar. Don't worry, Universal has Furious Franchise, they got enough green, pun intended.
There's a mouse laughing his little tail off right now, going "What would they do without me?"

http://www.latino-review.com/news/carpet-interviews-with-cast-of-american-dad
Love this show especially Roger the Alien and Patrick Stewart (Picard) as Stan's boss. Glad this went back to Comedy Central as all the cursing is left in as Fox edited the crap out of the show. Good move.

Note: As mentioned on our Radio show, "What is old is new" Holy crap they weren't kidding!
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/5-year-absence-guitar-hero-788659
Let's see I own the Aerosmith guitar and game, AC/DC and Beatles was the last game I brought.
It was fun while it lasted and a pain to play at times. It easier to play the real thing, my Les Paul Guitar. Guess what the theme should be? Yep: Let It Go! Black Death Metal version!

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/celebrity-deathmatch-revived-at-mtv2-788551
I had to admit, this was some funny shit. Have Mickey Mouse beating up all the other studios to take over their properties. They wouldn't have a chance. Too many to remember but the boy bands getting shredded were the best. Check out the Madonna & Micheal video, who knew?

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/dennis-quaid-set-meltdown-real-788657
When your career needs a reboot, do the Christain Bale. Good one Jimmy Kimmel. Yo Dennis,
Zombies make money, don't knock it. Look at iZombie, someones watching that. Which is by the way a ripoff of Warm Bodies which was funny, with future X-Men Nicholas Hoult (Beast) and Corddy (Hot Tub Time Machine) who was very funny in this. HTTM 1 was funny, HTTM2 not so, had its moments tho, a 2 for Tuesday.

That New Radio is coming this week for sure. Tech problem but it will premiere.