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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2’s Viral Site Teases Carnage

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With the announcement of Sinister Six and Venom getting their own spin-offs, it’s no secret that the reboot of the Spider-Man franchise is part of a much larger cinematic universe.  Today, via The Daily Bugle, it was revealed that Cletus Kasady, aka Carnage, exists within that universe.  The Amazing Spider-Man 2‘s viral site has given us a bevy of Easter eggs about the possibilities of what could make its way to film from the sprawling Spider-Man comic universe – if you haven’t given it a read, I suggest checking it out!  So as we lead up to the film’s release, I can’t wait to see what other stories surface and what secrets The Amazing Spider-Man 2 may hold on its reels.  Could this Eddie Brock written article hint at Carnage’s visit to the big screen?  Hit the jump to check out the full story from The Daily Bugle. Read the rest of this entry

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Sony Announces THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 3 and 4 for 2016 and 2018

The Amazing Spider-Man Andrew Garfield - CopySo the trend of superhero films keeps on coming.  In the wake of Warner Bros.’ release of Man of Steel – and hopefully the beginning of a shared cinematic universe – over the weekend, Sony and Marvel have announced the continuation of their Spider-Man franchise.  Sony Pictures has announced that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man 4 will hit theaters on June 10th, 2016 and May 4th, 2018.  The news that the franchise will expand beyond a trilogy – which seems to be the norm for large superhero franchises – is a welcome surprise for fans who enjoyed director Marc Webb’s adaptation last summer.  Hit the jump to read more. Read the rest of this entry

Two New Images from Neill Blomkamp’s ELYSIUM Starring Matt Damon

Elysium Matt Damon 2 - CopySony Pictures has released two brand new images from director Neill Blomkamp‘s upcoming sci-fi epic, Elysium.  The film’s first trailer is extremely impressive, and these images are singing the same tune.  Blomkamp’s critically acclaimed District 9 was a fantastic film that not many people gave themselves the opportunity to truly enjoy.  But Elysium‘s scale trumps that of District 9, and so do its star status and huge budget.  The film takes place in 2159 where two classes of divided people exist: the extremely wealthy who inherit the privilege to live on a man-made space station called Elysium, leaving the rest of humanity to live on the overpopulated planet Earth.  I’m a believer of the notion that when sci-fi is done right, it’s some of the best work to experience.  Hit the jump to take a look at the images. Read the rest of this entry

Review: Skyfall

British director Sam Mendes has a stellar track record. With films like Revolutionary Road, Jarhead, Road to Perdition, and American Beauty, Mendes has consistently turned in quality work, but he may have delivered his best film to date (and celebrates the James Bond 50th anniversary in style) with Skyfall. Read the rest of this entry