Some big releases this week. It ‘s time to prepare to die again- and again and again- as Dark Souls II hits the PS3 and Xbox 360 on Tuesday (sorry, PC users- you have to wait until April). It looks like Drangleic will present as much of a challenge to survive as Boletaria and Lordran did. For online shooter fans, Titanfall releases this week for Microsoft’s consoles and the PC, adding mechs to the mix in what looks to be more than just another sci-fi military shooter. The Coen brothers folk singer fable Inside Llewyn Davis hits home video, and another video game franchise gets a crack at the silver screen when Need for Speed, starring Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul, roars into theaters Friday. So, without any further delay, here’s this week’s list...Read More
A teaser trailer for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For has been released. Check it out below (courtesy of El Rey Network).
The long awaited sequel to Sin City was originally supposed to open last fall, but was pushed back to this year. Once again the film is based on the comics by Frank Miller, and is directed by both Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller. the film stars Eva Green, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jessica Alba, Juno Temple, Bruce Willis, Josh Brolin, Rosario Dawson, Jaime King, Mickey Rourke, and Ray Liotta. The movie is set to open on August 22.Read More
For the first week of March we have a couple of major releases. The biggest game this week would be South Park: The Stick of Truth, which was developed by Obsidian Entertainment (Fallout: New Vegas) in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios (the show’s creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, wrote the game’s script) and is being published by Ubisoft. From the trailers and videos of gameplay, it looks and feels like playing an episode out of South Park as you move Kenny, Stan, Kyle, and Cartman through a turn based fantasy adventure. Also out this week for the PC and PS3 is the second episode in Telltale Games The Walking Dead: Season Two...Read More
A new trailer has been released for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which swings into theaters this May. Check it out below (courtesy of SonyPictures).
The movie features returning cast members Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone along with Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, and Paul Giamatti. Marc Webb returns as the director. The film opens on May 2, coinciding with Free Comic Book Day on May 3.Read More
A new trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla is out. Take a look below (courtesy of Godzilla).
The movie stars Aaron-Taylor Johnson (Kick-Ass), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Ken Watanabe (Inception), Elizabeth Olsen (Oldboy), Juliette Binoche (The English Patient), Sally Hawkins (Layer Cake), and David Strathaim (Alphas). The movie is set to hit theaters on May 16.Read More
Gravity, the sci-fi flick helmed by Alfonso Cuaron and starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock hits home video Tuesday. The film has received ten Academy Award nominations, including a nod for Best Picture. In honor of that, enjoy the trailer below (courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures).Read More
Harold Ramis, the star of such films as Ghostbusters and Stripes, has died Monday. The death was due to complications related to auto-immune inflammatory vasculitis, something the actor has been battling for the past four years. A statement from United Talent Agency said Ramis “passed away peacefully this morning surrounded by family and friends in his Chicago area home, where he and wife, Erica Mann Ramis, have lived since 1996.”
Born November 21, 1944, Ramis first gained notoriety joining up with Chicago’s Second City improv comedy troupe in 1969. He was also a writer and a director, getting his first hit in 1978 with National Lampoon’s Animal House. He again had a hit with Stripes in 1981, in which he co-starred with Bill Murray...Read More
While not large in quantity, we certainly are getting some possible quality titles this week. Thief releases for consoles and PC in a game that hopes to please old fans and those new to Garrett’s adventures alike. Tales of Symphonia Chronicles combines two older Tales games for a collection exclusively on the PS3. We get to visit the Belmonts in the sequel Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. And Professor Layton takes on bow on the 3DS with Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy. On the home video front, two Oscar nominees are showcased- Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and Alexander Payne’s black and white comedy Nebraska...Read More