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into the storm

Into the Storm trailer

For those who remember and enjoyed the 1996 movie Twister, which starred Bill Paxton (Aliens) and Helen Hunt (As Good As It Gets) and was directed by Jan du Bont (Speed), Warner Bros. has a new release hitting theaters this summer that may be right up your alley. Take a look at the trailer below (trailer courtesy of MOVIES Coming Soon).

Into the Storm deals with a group of high school students who document the devastating effects of a tornado on their town, both during and after the event. The movie is directed by Steven Quale (Final Destination 5) and is written by John Swetnam (Evidence). The movie stars Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead), Richard Armitage (Thorin in the Hobbit movies), Jeremy Sumpter (Friday Night Lights), Nathan Kress (iCarly), and Scott Lawrence (Cloverfield).

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appleseed alpha

Appleseed Alpha clip

Here’s a clip from the new animated sci-fi Appleseed Alpha. Something look a bit familiar to you gamers about those mechs Deunan and Briareos are taking on? (clip courtesy of IGN).

Appleseed Alpha, the third entry in the franchise, is available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital on July 22.

  
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amid the ruins

New for the week of Monday, July 21, 2014

It may be a small week, games wise, but there are two additions worth noting. The penultimate episode of Telltale Games The Walking Dead: Season Two arrives in “Amid the Ruins”. Those looking for further ways to die in Drangleic can experience the first chapter in the Dark Souls II DLC The Lost Crowns Trilogy in Crown of the Sunken King. PS4 users can take a new trip to Oddworld with Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty. On the home video front, viewers can watch the story of a boy who claims to have seen Heaven in Heaven is For Real. Johnny Depp becomes a digital deity threatening mankind in Transcendence, Arnold Schwarzenegger takes on drug dealers in Sabotage, and Deunan Knute and  Briareos return in the third film of the anime franchise Appleseed in Appleseed Alpha...

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sharknado 2

Sharknado 2 sneak peek

Yep, the folks at Asylum have gone and done it again. With the crazy success of Sharknado (one of the most watched movies made for SyFy), it was inevitable that a sequel would come along. For your enjoyment, watch the sneak peek below (courtesy of SyFy).

Fin (Ian Ziering) and April (Tara Reid) return from the first film, as this time the shark infested storms threaten the Big Apple. Joining the cast for the shark mayhem in New York City this time around are Vivica A. Fox (Independence Day, Kill Bill) as Skye, and even a Brody family ( a nice nod to Jaws)  including Martin Brody (played by Mark McGrath), Ellen Brody (Kari Wuhrer, from Eight Legged Freaks), Mora Brody (Courtney Baxter), and Vaughn Brody (Dante Palminteri). The sequel is directed by Anthony C...

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anarchy

New releases for the week of Monday, July 14, 2014

Very, very slim pickings this week. Good week for those who want to catch up on their backlogs, or finally get around to play an earlier title that you missed. Only two games for the week, one for the PS4 and one for the PC. Elsewhere, we have the family film Rio 2 landing on home video, along with the sci-fi flick Under the Skin. In theaters this week we get Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel making a Sex Tape (and then trying to get it back), the planes returning for another family flick from Disney in Planes: Fire & Rescue, and crime gets a free pass again for a night in The Purge: Anarchy. Time now for this week’s list and , need I remind you, release dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

GAMES

Crimsonland- PS4

Shantae Risky’s Revenge- PC

DVD/BLU-RAY

Rio 2

Under the Skin

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snowpiercer

Snowpiercer- Take a ride on the A(pocalypse) train

Director Bong Joon-ho scored wsnowpiercer2ith his take on the giant monster movie with 2006′s The Host, mixing family drama and comedy with thrilling monster action. He followed that up with doing one of the stories in Tokyo! (2008) and his terrific mystery picture Mother (2009). Now he takes on the apocalyptic sci-fi thriller with his brilliant movie, Snowpiercer. Released in 2013 in South Korea and now hitting the US in a limited theatrical run and on demand, the sci-fi movie, based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige, takes place in the near future of 2031. The world has frozen over after the release of a compound called CW-7 is released into the atmosphere and causes Earth to freeze over, rendering all life extinct...

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heavenly sword

Heavenly Sword movie coming to Blu-ray, DVD

A CG animated movie based on the best selling Playstation game Heavenly Sword is coming to home video. Check out the trailer below.

Heavenly Sword, from Cinedigm and Blockade Entertainment, stars Anna Torv (Fringe) as Nariko, the flaming red haired warrior who possesses the titular blade with incredible powers. The sword is being sought by King Bohan, voiced by Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), who wants to manipulate the sword for his own ends. Nariko must face Bohan and his vast army to keep them from gaining the sword to rule the land.

Heavenly Sword will be available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital on September 2.

  
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Guardians of the Galaxy extended trailer

A new extended trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy has been released. Take a look below (trailer courtesy of CBM Trailers).

The James Gunn directed flick opens August 1.

  
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New releases for the week of Monday, July 7, 2014

As the fireworks from the holiday die down (at least here in the US) and we enter the first full week of July, pickings are again slim on the new release front. Bigby Wolf’s investigation is brought to a close with the release of the season finale for The Wolf Among Us, and pirates can run amok in One Piece: Unlimited World Red. The action flick The Raid 2 bows on home video this week, along with the Jason Bateman comedy Bad Words. And the apes return to the big screen as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes takes over theaters this Friday. Off to the list we go and, as always, release dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

GAMES

The Wolf Among Us: Episode 5- “Cry Wolf”- PS3 (NA), PC, Macintosh

(trailer courtesy of IGN)

One Piece: Unlimited World Red- PS3, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation ...

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lucy

Lucy trailer

For those who loved Scarlet Johansson’s take on Black Widow in the Marvel movies you may want to check out her new flick with action director Luc Besson (The Professional). Take a look at the trailer below.

Lucy casts Johansson in the title role of a woman caught up in a dark deal and injected with drugs that alter her and enable her to turn the tables on her captors. The sci-fi action movie also stars Morgan Freeman as a scientist who monitor’s Lucy’s progress.

Lucy hits theaters on July 25.

 

  
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