SHARKNADO 3 ANNOUNCED! CASSIE SCERBO’S NOVA TO RETURN AS SUPERHERO!

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Sharknado 3: Super Nova has been announced bringing Cassie Scerbo’s feisty bartender/shark hunter back as a super heroine who battles flying carnivorous fish to try to save the day when another Sharknado hits Las Vegas where she is currently working as a waitress at a casino. Anthony Ferrante returns to direct with rumored guest cameos from Robert Downey Jr., Christian Bale, Henry Cavill and Samuel L. Jackson. The threequel is slated to be released April 1st 2015.

 

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MORE BLACK WIDOW, LESS PHOTOSHOP!

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More sexy promo shots of Scarlett Johansson as The Black Widow have arrived for the upcoming Captain America: The Winter Soldier! They seem far less Photoshoped then the last promo poster of the curvy Agent Romanoff, which seemed to send some people into a tizzy. How did people whine before the invention of the web? Enjoy!
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source: the web

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KATIE FEATHERSTON REVEALS MORE THEN JUST HER COMEDIC SIDE!

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You know by now that we around here are big fan’s of Paranormal Activity’s Katie Featherston and would love to see this under-appreciated actress get the roles she deserves. Katie recently appeared in a segment of an ongoing comedy web series about a 12 step program to help the loved ones of aspiring actors deal with their significant others’ chosen profession. In this skit Katie plays the wife of a wannabe actor trying to get the attention of her spouse… and this talented lady sure got ours! Check it out…

Source: Youtube

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RANDOM NONSENSE: WHY NOT WAN FOR STAR TREK 3?

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First off this is totally based on my opinion and at this time there is absolutely NO word or even distant rumors that this is even being considered. Wan is currently scheduled to direct Fast And Furious 7. It’s just MonsterZero NJ throwing his two cents out there. That being said…

It’s basically a fact that J.J. Abrams will not be returning to the director’s chair for Star Trek 3, which word suggests, Paramount Studios is hoping to get in theaters by 2016 for Star Treks’s 50th anniversary. The Into Darkness writing team appears to be returning and we’ve heard rumors of everyone from Attack The Block‘s Joe Cornish to Jon M. Chu to Rupert Wyatt to sit in the director’s chair. So, MonsterZero NJ asks… ‘why not Wan?’

James Wan is a good director with a great grasp of making familiar elements seem fresh. His haunted house movies like Insidious and The Conjuring took all the time honored elements of the haunted house thriller and gave them a new coat of paint and thus got an effectiveness out of things we’ve seen many times before. Perfect formula for keeping a 50 year old franchise from feeling like a… well… 50 year old franchise. Abrams’ 2009 Trek gave us fresh faces as endearing characters and added a time line shift to put a new spin on established events. It livened up a wilting franchise and as a long time Trek fan, I really think it gave this legendary series the shot in the arm it needed. I enjoyed Into Darkness, it has it’s critics and it does have flaws but, I don’t think it was damaging to the series as some hard core Trek fans believe. But, either way, keeping things fresh and moving forward is what needs to happen. I think Wan can do this.

One of the things I love about Wan’s films is he has a sumptuous visual style that would serve the Star Trek universe beautifully. His films look gorgeous whether it’s the haunting visuals of his Dead Silence or the gritty look of  the original Saw, Wan creates some stunning visuals in his camera lens and could make a visual feast out of the next Trek. And while we’re mentioning Wan’s supernatural thrillers, why not a horror tinged Star Trek? Wan wants a break from horror but, why not give the next Trek a refreshing alternative to another vengeful villain with a big ship like we had in the last two movies and give us something more intense and maybe with a supernatural element too. The original Star Trek series had quite a few horror/supernatural themed episodes, Specter Of The Gun with it’s ghostly recreation of The Gunfight At The OK Corral, the Jaws-like Devil In The Dark with the crew facing a subterranean creature and the very Halloween-ish Catspaw complete with witches and a giant black cat, to name a few. None of the movies have gone anywhere near this type of story and it would be a new direction for the theatrical films and a great fit for Wan who could do a big budget sci-fi and inject it with some intense horror or supernatural elements. Who better to give us a Star Trek that’ll make us spill our popcorn and yet keep it familiarly Star Trek. In Insidious 2 Wan also delivered a nice mystery element and Trek has gone there before in the Wolf In The Fold episode where Scotty was accused of a series of Jack The Ripper-like murders. The idea of a scary Star Trek flick or one tinged in mystery intrigues the movie geek in me no end.

The characters are already established and the actors playing them know them by now and know how to play them. And once Trek 3 is ready to roll, Wan will have already worked with established characters from the Fast And Furious series so, he’ll have a little more experience with an ensemble cast of well know characters. Though his recent supernatural films have had a bit of an ensemble going on so he’s not a novice in that department. And let’s face it, when Wan gets a good actor, he gets a good performance. Look no further then Lili Taylor’s powerhouse turn in The Conjuring, Rose Byrne in Insidious or Kevin Bacon in Death Sentence. Wan gets good work out of a good cast and I think we can agree that the new Star Trek has a great cast. I don’t see a problem with Wan giving us the characters we love yet, taking them to new places that we haven’t seen them go yet.

Wan also can direct some intense action and handle drama, two things that fuel Star Trek. He can create some taunt suspense and the series could use a real white knuckle outing. There was some nice suspense in the last two but, nothing that would really get you gripping your chair armrests over and it would be nice to come out of the next Star Trek feeling like you’d just been on a roller coaster or in a really great haunted house ride. I remember how I felt when I left the theater after seeing Poltergeist. Imagine leaving Star Trek 3 feeling all numb and giddy like that?! I think Wan can do this. Obviously it depends on the script and where the writers take the story but, I think James Wan could give the series yet another fresh turn and not overshadow what we already like about it. The film would look visually beautiful and depending on the story, we could get some solid suspense and maybe a few scares too. Imagine a Star Trek movie where you’re actually covering your eyes in fear at points? As a horror movie fan and a Trekkie since I was a kid… I’m getting goosebumps at the thought of it. Paramount, give Wan a chance.

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RANDOM NONSENSE: HARDY AS MAX and ROBOCOP REMAKE TRAILER

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A couple of new items. First is a higher res picture of one that leaked online months ago with Tom Hardy as Mad Max from George Miller’s upcoming fourth entry in that series Mad Max: Fury Road…

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…And next is the first trailer for the new Robocop remake which does not impress or interest me so far…

source: CBM

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RANDOM NONSENSE: ‘IRON BOY’ MUSIC VIDEO/SLIDESHOW

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I dabble in video production (Big surprise there, a movie geek that dabbles in video) and would like to share this music video/slideshow I made for a friend’s son using Photoshop, Final Cut Pro and Motion 4 to transform her 8 year old into his favorite hero with pics from his June birthday!

Obviously Iron Man is property of Marvel and “Shoot To Thrill” is property of AC/DC and Columbia Records.

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