Best of the Week: ‘Transformers’ and ‘Sin City’ Sequel Trailers, ‘Jurassic Park’ Weirdness, March Movie Calendar, and More
Mar 07, 2014
In case you were out of the loop this week, here’s an easy way to get back in and catch up on everything you missed.
The Movie News:
Jurassic World cast Vincent D’Onofrio and Irrfan Khan. Frozen is now a billion-dollar movie. Platinum Dunes has hired a director for its remake of The Birds. Idris Elba will lend his voice to a tiger in the new Jungle Book.
The Geek Stuff:
Rumor has it that the Wachowskis are planning a new Matrix trilogy. Did you know Hard Target was slapped with an NC-17 six times before it got an R rating? Tony Hawk rides a Back to the Future hoverboard.
A Jurassic Park trifecta: You can now hack into Dennis Nedry’s computer. And listen to Jeff Goldblum’s laugh turned into a song, AND see what it looks like when you replace velociraptors with cats.
Michael Bay is back with the Transformers: Age of Extinction trailer. Wes Anderson explains his own visual style. The Afflicted trailer dials up the notch for found-footage horror. The Boxtrolls continues to look super adorable. Meanwhile, Airplane vs. Volcano looks like delightful trash, and Annie looks like… a remake of Annie. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For looks like… Sin City, and that ain’t bad. And lastly, we’ve got a look at Weinstein’s big bid for an Oscar next year, Grace of Monaco starring Nicole Kidman.
The Schmoes break down the top five talking animals in movies.
Here’s your calendar guides to everything happening in March in movies; everything hitting VOD this week; and everything hitting Blu-ray and DVD, plus the more obscure stuff from last month; and the geeky stuff you should pay attention to. And here’s everything you need to know about Guardians of the Galaxy’s comic origins. What’s better, Taken or Non-Stop?
Can Divergent really be the next Hunger Games? Batman vs. Superman may piss off fans, but that’s a good thing. 300 has spawned way more movies than just its own sequel. How does Mr. Peabody’s time machine compare to the Internet’s actual time machine? Love horror movies? Read this. Here are our most anticipated movies for SXSW 2014.
And lastly, here’s why the From Dusk Till Dawn TV show may actually be pretty cool.
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