Back in May the first trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog, a movie based on the SEGA video game character of the same name, was released by Paramount Pictures. The response could not have been worse. The response was so overwhelmingly negative, in fact, that the movie instantly became the internet’s favorite subject for jokes and memes galore. It was a disaster.
The reason for this wildfire of negativity was the design of the title character. It was…poor, to put it nicely. The damage was so great that Paramount was forced to throw away a significant amount of time, effort, and money that had gone into designing and animating the character, and start over in hopes of stopping the bleeding before it was too late.
Now, after deleting the first trailer, poster, and more (though the internet never forgets, of course), Paramount has released another trailer with the newly designed Sonic. You can check it out below.
Netflix has released a new trailer for an action-comedy from the creators of Workaholics, titled Game Over, Man!
Workaholics creators and stars Adam Devine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson star in the movie as a trio of hotel employees trying to save the day when the hotel is taken over by a bunch of gunmen seeking ransom, a la Die Hard.
Click on over to the other side to watch the trailer.
Adaptations of the stories of horror legend Stephen King have been popular for a long time, but the author’s works have been particularly popular lately. A trailer was released recently for the latest King adaptation, titled 1922, which is based on the novella of the same name.
An adaptation of King’s Gerald’s Game arrives on Netflix in just a few days from now, and a couple of weeks back the new adaptation of IT hit theaters and has done incredibly well for an R-rated release, recently passing Universal’s middle-finger to the original remake of The Mummy, which had the more box office-friendly PG-13 rating. Proof once again that an R-rating is not a risk. The risk is in who you pay to make the movie.
Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 Episode 16: “Doomworld”
Directed by Mairzee Almas
Written by Ray Utarnachitt & Sarah Hernandez
Starring Arthur Darvill, Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Franz Drameh, Dominic Purcell, Nick Zano, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Wentworth Miller, Neal McDonough, John Barrowman, Matt Letscher
Created by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer, Sarah Schechter The CW
Air Date: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017, 9:00pm
Last week on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Legends headed to World War I where J.R.R.Tolkien (yes, that one) could point them to the Blood of Christ, needed to destroy the Spear of Destiny, which was now whole and whispering to them. They got the blood but lose the spear via Leonard Snart (not in Mick’s head). Mick (Dominic Purcell), sick of being on the outside, joined the Legion of Doom, and changed the fabric of reality. Many Lord of the Rings references splashed throughout this episode, including a speech by Rip (Arthur Darvill) clearly meant to inspire Tolkien.
Arrow Season 4 Episode 10: “Blood Debts”
Directed by Jesse Warn
Written by Oscar Balderrama & Sarah Tarkoff
Created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg
Starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Emily Bett Rickards, John Barrowman, Paul Blackthorne The CW
Air Date: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016, 8:00pm
Warning! Do not proceed if you haven’t seen the fall finale!
The fall finale of Arrow last month ended in bullets and blood. It started out as a simple retaliation episode – Darhk (Neal McDonough) attacks a community event with children involved. Oliver (Stephen Amell) outs him to the media and thus the world. Darhk kidnaps Thea, Felicity, and Diggle (Willa Holland, Emily Bett Rickards, and David Ramsey) with the intent to gas them to death. Oliver, Laurel (Katie Cassidy), and Merlyn (John Barrowman) save them and Merlyn seems to blow Darhk up. Things almost seem happy. Lance and Felicity’s mom (Paul Blackthorne and Charlotte Ross) are an item, and Oliver proposes. Then… their limo is attacked, Felicity is shot, and Darhk is alive. What?!?!?!?