The blu-ray release of this year’s X-Men: Days of Future Past provides Fox with a prime opportunity to launch viral promotions that expands the world seen in the X-Men films, and possibly begins to link them together, and from Fox’s point of view, promote X-Men: Apocalypse, for which Bryan Singer will return to direct. Check out a four-minute Days of Future Past viral video below, and get links to a couple of websites that represent organizations claiming to work for the benefit of mutantkind: Tandem Initiative HERE and M Underground HERE
September 25, 2014 | Categories: Trailers | Tags: Action, Aliens, Blockbuster, Bryan Singer, Charles Xavier, Classic, Comic Book Movies, DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, Franchise, Hollywood, Hugh Jackman, Icons, Images, James McAvoy, Legend, Magneto, Marvel, Michael Fassbender, Mutants, prime opportunity, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Thriller, Violence, Wolverine, X-Men | Leave a comment
May 29, 2014 | Categories: Promotional | Tags: Action, Art, Blockbuster, Bryan Singer, Comic Book Movies, Franchise, Hollywood, Icons, Images, James McAvoy, Jean Grey, Jennifer Lawrence, Magneto, Marvel, Michael Fassbender, Mutants, Mystique, Phoenix, Professor Xavier, Sam Gilbey, Sentinel, Stan Lee, Suspense, Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past | Leave a comment
At the end of another Superhero dominated year, check out this infographic from Mashable which charts the popularity of Superheroes and Villans over the last 30 days…
December 28, 2013 | Categories: Comics | Tags: Art, Batman, Catwoman, Comic Book Movies, Cult, DC, Franchise, Icons, Images, Independent, Iron Man, Jean Grey, Lex Luthor, Magneto, Man of Steel, Marvel, Phoenix, Sci-Fi, Spider-Man, Superheroes, Superman, The Dark Knight, The Joker, Wolverine, X-Men | Leave a comment
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past — to save our future.
October 30, 2013 | Categories: Trailers | Tags: Action, Blockbuster, Comic Book Movies, Cult, DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, Doctor Xavier, Franchise, Hollywood, Icons, Images, Legend, Magneto, Marvel, Sci-Fi, Suspense, The ultimate X-Men, Thriller, Time Travel, Violence, Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: First Class | Leave a comment
A delayed review from my son as he wasn’t really that interested in seeing The Wolverine on initial release. I couldn’t understand why as it seemed to have most of the ingredients he likes: Comic book superheroes battling bad guys… When I asked why he wasn’t keen, he said that “Wolverine just ‘complains’ all the time, it’s boring” Anyway, we eventually saw it, here’s the inevitable review… albeit more synopsis than review:
The Wolverine starts in an army prison in Japan, the Wolverine is a soldier and he’s locked in an empty iron well. A nuclear bomb gets dropped on a Japanese city (Nagasaki) and Wolverine saves one of the Japanese soldiers.
A few years pass and Wolverine is in the mountains with a beard. He is friends with a bear, then some guys kill the bear with poison arrows. Wolverine takes one of the poison arrows and stabs it in the guys hand and he says “It’s poison” then pours some beer on his hand.
Then a Japanese girl, who is like a Ninja, arrives and takes him to Japan where he meets the soldier that he saved in Japan. The old guy dies and Wolverine gets a haircut and at the funeral Wolverine won’t get back in line because he is suspicious of some bad guys. Soon an army of bad guys come to the funeral to take the old mans grand-daughter away but Wolverine and an archer save her. Then he is on a bullet train and washes his wounds , just then he fights some bad guys!
He wakes up and Viper takes some of his mutant power away so he wont heal. He takes the girl to her old house which is where the old prison was. He does work chopping up a tree on the road, then some bad guys take the girl away. When he’s on his way to save the girl that’s when Wolverine fights 40 Ninjas but he gets about 23 poisoned arrows in his back and he gets caught.
SPOILER ALERT: He then has to fight a giant adamantium Samurai the ninja girl fights Viper. Viper shedded her snakeskin. Wolverine sees that inside the adamantium samurai is the dead old Japanese man.
I give it 4½ stars. Because there’s not much fighting and a lot of talking.
September 2, 2013 | Categories: Movie Reviews by Kids for Kids | Tags: Action, Adamantium, Art, Blockbuster, bullet train, Comic Book Movies, Franchise, Hugh Jackman, Icons, Images, Japan, Jean Grey, Martial Arts, mutant power, Nagasaki, ninja girl, nuclear bomb, poison arrows, Ronin, Samurai, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Thriller, Violence, Viper, Wolverine, X-Men | 1 Comment
The official International Trailer for The Wolverine (2013). Starring Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Tao Okamoto. Chronicling Wolverine’s time in Japan after the X-Men movies.
March 28, 2013 | Categories: Trailers | Tags: Action, Actors, Blockbuster, Comic Book Movies, entertainment, Franchise, Hollywood, Hugh Jackman, Icons, international trailer, Marvel, Sci-Fi, Suspense, Tao Okamoto, Thriller, time in japan, Video Clips, Violence, Will Yun Lee, Wolverine, X-Men, X-men 2, X-Men 3, X-Men: First Class | Leave a comment
February 26, 2013 | Categories: LEGO Images, Posters | Tags: Black Widow, Captain America, Captain America: The WInter Soldier, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, LEGO, Loki, Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, The Hulk, Thor, Wolverine | Leave a comment