Here’s the first trailer for the Showtime Twin Peaks revival.
26 years later, Twin Peaks still has the same population: 51,201. We’re happy to see that it’s still perpetually foggy, the woods are still ominous, and Kyle MacLachlan/FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper hasn’t aged a single day.
The short trailer for Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival, which the company’s CEO, David Nevins, has described as “pure heroin David Lynch,” is finally here.
“I see it as a film,” Lynch said at TCA this year. “And a film in parts is what people will experience. It was a joyful experience. This word ‘expect’ is a magical word. People expect things, and their expectations are hopefully met when they see the thing.”
Or, in the words of Log Lady, “One day my log will have something to say about this.”
The 18-episode revival will have its two-hour premiere on Showtime on May 21. Immediately thereafter, the next two episodes will be available online.
There are plenty of blockbuster comic book movies coming out of Hollywood every year, but as we teased last year, Russia has put together their own assembly of superheroes for the big screen.
Guardians (or Zashchitniki as it’s called in Russia) follows a team of four superpowered individuals (each representing different nationalities of the Soviet Union) who were once part of an organization called Patriot during the Cold War. Since then they’ve been in hiding, forced to hide their identities, but when a new threat emerges, they must return to action. With the film coming to Russian theaters next month, one final trailer shows off the blockbuster action that’s in store.
Watch the new Russian Guardians trailer after the jump.
The superhero team features Arsus (Anton Pampushnyy), who has the ability to transform into a bear. What’s cool about his power, besides the obvious, is that he can control just how much of his body transforms into a bear. So sometimes he’ll fully become a bear, other times he be half-man, half bear. But all the time, he’s a big, tough bad ass.
Then there’s Ler (Sebastien Sisak), who is kind of like Magneto, except that he has the ability to manipulate and move rocks with his mind. That seems slightly less helpful than the ability to control metal, but with so many buildings made of concrete and various rocks shaped into building materials, it’s still quite a useful power.
Khan (Sanzhar Madiyev) looks a lot like The Winter Soldier, but instead of having a metal arm, he has giant sickles, the same blade that you see paired with a hammer in the flag of the Soviet Union. There’s clearly some not so subtle symbolism there. Khan also has some impressive acrobatic skills, superhuman strength and can move so fast that it looks like he’s teleporting. He seems like the most powerful of the team.
Finally, there’s Kseniya (Alina Lanina), who can manipulate water and can become invisible. She seems like a blend of Storm from X-Men and Sue Storm from Fantastic Four. She has these teal lights that also run up her hrms
Then there’s the villain, August Kuratov (Stanislav Shirin), looking like an electrified version of Bane. He has a machine named “Modul-1” which allows him to control any technical equipment, including those spider-like drones you see walking around. His plan is to build an army of clones in order to capture Moscow, in preparation to control the whole world. He’s also armed with a mechanized exoframe-like harness that enhances his physical abilities to the point where he could overpower Ler while the latter is using his rock exoskeleton power.
We’re not sure if we’ll ever get to see Guardians here in the United States, but it hits Russian theaters on February 23. Here’s hoping the film from director Sarik Andreasyan at least gets some kind of home video release over here so we can enjoy this one.
The Snatch series trailer has arrived in advance of the show’s March 16 debut
With the series set to debut on Crackle for free starting March 16, the Snatch series trailer has arrived. Check it out in the player below for a look at the upcoming show based on the 2000 Guy Ritchie film. There’s also new poster art for the show, which you can check out in the gallery viewer at the bottom of this page.
The Snatch series stars Rupert Grint, best known for his role as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film franchise, as the posh Charlie Cavendish alongside Dougray Scott (Fear the Walking Dead, Doctor Who) as Vic Hill and Ed Westwick (Wicked City, Gossip Girl) as Sonny Castillo. Nick Renton (The Musketeers, Jericho), meanwhile, serves as director for the series, which filmed in Manchester, England.
Inspired by a real life heist in London, the Snatch series centers on a group of twenty-something, up and coming hustlers who stumble upon a truck load of stolen gold bullion and are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime. The boys must quickly learn to navigate the treacherous waters of London’s underworld as rogue cops, gypsy fighters, international mobsters and local villains descend.
“The city takes you in as quick as it spits you out.” A trailer has debuted for one of our most anticipated films premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival starting next week. It’s a film titled Pop Aye, from writer/director Kristen Tan, about a man in Thailand who finds his long lost elephant and takes him on a journey home across the country. The description is so unique and this sounds so cool, that I was sold on it already, but this trailer makes it look like a “must see” during the festival. The film’s cast features Thaneth Warakulnukroh, Penpak Sirikul, and Bong the elephant as “Popeye”. I also love the poster they made for this (seen below), and I can’t wait to see the scene it’s from. Looks so awesome! Don’t miss this trailer. ›››
A trailer has debuted for Manifesto, a feature film version of an epic video installation project featuring 13 different characters reciting manifestos written by famous artists. Cate Blanchett stars in the 13 different vignettes, which feature characters reciting and performing scenes based on manifestos written by artists, architects, and filmmakers. The film is premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival coming up, but was also on display in New York and Berlin before. I’ve actually already seen all these segments individually, and they’re incredible. Blanchett is phenomenal and brings so much nuance to each and every performance. This is more of an experimental art film than a narrative feature, but it’s worth watching just for Blanchett alone. ›››
“I’m gunna make this right.” Open Road Films has unveiled one final red band trailer for Sleepless, the American remake of the French action film Sleepless Night. This violent action movie stars Jamie Foxx as an undercover cop who angrily heads into a nightclub to search for his kidnapped son. The cast features Michelle Monaghan, David Harbour, Dermot Mulroney, Gabrielle Union, Scoot McNairy, T.I. and Sala Baker. This isn’t much of a red band trailer, there is barely anything to it, which is probably a metaphor for this movie. Early word is that it’s really bad. You’re better off just watching the original film. ›››
Are you ready to find out about the mystery of Watchmen in the DC Rebirth storyline? How long will Gotham‘s second hiatus be after coming back for a few episodes this month? Want to see two of the frames from the upcoming Logan trailer? What are the best superhero costumes on film and television? Who is Jon Peters and why does he get paid for doing nothing on Superman movies? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits.
“Between us – we’ll have them weeping in the aisles.” An official UK trailer has debuted for the latest film from acclaimed director Lone Scherfig, of the films The Riot Club, One Day and An Education (one of my favorites). Her latest is a WWII-set comedy titled Their Finest about a British film crew that attempts to boost morale by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. Gemma Arterton stars as a writer, along with an impressive ensemble including Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Paul Ritter, Rachael Stirling, Richard E. Grant, Henry Goodman, Jake Lacy, Jeremy Irons, Eddie Marsan and Helen McCrory. This is also playing at the Sundance Film Festival coming up, and it looks like it’s worth catching. ›››
“When they step into reality, the real game begins.” CJ Entertainment has released an official international trailer (with English subtitles) for an epic Korean action film called Fabricated City. The story follows a nerdy, uber-gamer who is the “best leader” online with his gamer friends. But he is framed for the murder of a young woman, so he teams up with his gamer/hacker friends to try and solve the case and clear his name. Starring Ji Chang-wook, Shim Eun-Kyung, and Oh Jung-se. So this actually looks pretty damn cool, there’s some crazy action in it, and the Koreans certainly know how to make edgy but fun thrillers. Game on. ›››