MOVIEPASS EXPLAINED – How does it work? – Is it Too Good To Be True?

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A lot of people are interested in MoviePass now that the service dropped its price to $9.95 per month. The service claims that its customers can see a movie everyday of the month as long as they pay the monthly fee. So how does it work? what's the catch? Is this a scam? I finally got my card and put the service to the test. Here is the MoviePass service explained:

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Two Additional UNBREAKABLE Co-Stars Join M. Night Shyamalan’s Sequel GLASS

M. Night Shyamalan has cast two additional co-stars from Unbreakable for his upcoming sequel Glass. He brought back Spencer Treat Clark to reprise his role of David Dunn's son Joseph. I really liked his character in the first film and it's awesome that he will be back to play the character again. it will be interesting to see what he's been up to after all these years. It was also announced that Charlayne Woodard would be back as Elijah's mothers.

They will join the previously cast Bruce Willis as David, Samuel L. Jackson as Mr. Glass, James McAvoy as Kevin Wendell Crumb, and Anya Taylor-Joy as Casey Cooke. Sarah Paulson also stars in the film in an undisclosed role.

Following the conclusion of SPLIT, GLASS finds Dunn pursuing Crumb’s superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

Clark has kept busy since he was in Unbreakable. He was most recently seen playing the villain Werner von Strucker on Agents of SHIELD and he also had a role in TNT's Animal Kingdom

I've been waiting for this sequel to happen ever since I first saw Unbreakable and Shymalan announced it in the coolest way at the end of Split. I honestly wasn't sure if it would ever happen, but it is, and I can't wait to see it! 

Source: THR

Tom Hanks Set to Star in a Remake of Popular Swedish Film A MAN CALLED OVE

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My boy Tom Hanks is set to star in a new comedy called A Man Called Ove, which will be a remake of the popular Swedish film directed by Hannes Holm. The original film, which is based on the novel by Fredrik Backman, was nominated for a couple Oscars earlier this year and it was the highest-grossing foreign language film in the U.S. in 2016. I never saw it, but it looks like I might need to! Here's a description of the story:

Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time?

Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove’s mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents’ association to their very foundations.

This sounds like a great story and a perfect role of Tom Hanks to take on. I'm a huge fan of the actor so I'm looking forward to seeing him bring this character to life. It seems like it would be a new, fresh, and different kind of role for him. Hanks will also produce the film alongside his wife Rita Wilson, who had this to say in a statement:

“This story about love, tolerance and hope amplifies the qualities in movies that are hallmarks of the classic films we know and love. 'A Man Called Ove’ transcended the language barrier to touch readers and audiences in ways we long for. What an honor to be part of such beautiful material.”

Did you see the original film? Do you think this will be a good project for Hanks to be a part of?

Source: Variety

Listen To Two Grown Ass Men Argue Over Who Is The Real Life Joker

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In what I guarantee is the weirdest shit you'll see on the internet today, two grown ass men are arguing over Instagram over who is the real-life Joker. What's even crazier is one of the dudes involved, "Boonk", is actually an "Instagram Comedian", who according to the maker of this video, is on some really heavy drugs at the moment. Considering the massive amount of face tattoos both guys have, I kind of assumed as much, but I'm really just here to spread the word on a situation I never saw happening in real life...seriously this can't be real. 

Check out the beef below, and hear more details on the story at about the 4 minute mark. 

THE WITNESS Just Launched On iOS For Only $10

The Witness has finally dropped on mobile, and it's going for an astonishingly low price! For only $10, you can now download the game on iOS and try to make sense of all the frustrating puzzle solving you have to do in serene landscapes. 

Truth be told though, if you're looking for a good puzzle game, you won't find a better challenge, and I can find the whole experience a lot less frustrating when you can take the game on the go. Will you be picking it up?

Source: App Store

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Data Suggest THE DEFENDERS Might Be The Least Watched Marvel Netflix Show

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A recent study by a 3rd party company has shown that The Defenders could very well be the least watched Marvel show on Netflix. The data comes from Jumpshot (via i09) who, through their metrics, have determined that around 17% of the people who tuned in for Season 2 of Daredevil (allegedly the most watched Marvel series to date) tuned in to watch at least one episode of The Defenders.

If that's true, that's shockingly low, but from what I've heard from friends it's not at all that surprising. I've had several friends who didn't watch simply because Iron Fist was involved, and they hated the series that much they would not watch something with him in it again! Of course, we'll never know if these numbers are actually true as Netflix doesn't even reveal their numbers to the people who make their shows. That said, Jumpshot isn't just some ragtag company and they have some real analytics to prove their numbers, so fans shouldn't be so quick to dismiss their findings. 

Obviously, we're all a little biased seeing as we're geeks, but do you know anyone who tuned in for the other Marvel shows who skipped out on The Defenders? If so, let us know why they skipped it in the comments. 

New Promo Spot For THE WALKING DEAD Season 8 – “The World is Ours!”

If you're excited for the return of The Walking Dead, you're gonna want to watch this new promo spot for Season 8 that was released by AMC. It offers us a little taste of what's in store for the next season as Rick and Maggie give inspirational speeches to their crews before they run into battle against Negan.

Last season was really hit and miss for me. It wasn't until the last two episodes where I felt that the series was actually moving forward. For the most part, Season 7 was pretty dull... in my opinion. Creator Robert Kirkman previously said that this next season will be more action-packed, describing it as an “all-out war story.”

"So in Season 8 we’re trying to do a more fast-paced season, a more action-packed season, really focusing on momentum, and we feel like over the first seven seasons we kind of set all of the characters into place, and now it’s time to break them to a certain extent."

That sounds good to me and gives me something to look forward to! Judging by this trailer is certainly looks like things are going to get crazy intense.

Season 8 is set to premiere on October 22nd.  

The Classic 80s Japanese Sci-Fi Battle Mech Property MA.K is Getting a Film Adaptation also Watch a 1985 Short Film

IT producer Roy Lee, is developing a very cool new live-action film project based on the classic 1980s Japanese battle mech sci-fi property Ma.K. If you're not familiar with the property, it involved giant robots, two-legged tanks, and an epic battle for survival.

Ma.K was created by artist and sculptor Kow Yokoyama and was introduced in the early 80s in Hobby Japan magazine. It was a monthly comic that was also tied into customizable model kits. They ended up finding a strong and large cult following. Yokoyama is also known for working on films such as Star Wars and Blade Runner.

This could seriously end up being an incredibly epic movie! I just hope that Lee ends up bringing on a talented team of individuals to bring it to life. Here are the story details:

The story is set far, far into the future after a nuclear war caused survivors to flee Earth. When the planet is habitable once again, new colonies are set up, but it's not long before a battle over resources begins. When one side wants to make Earth independent, a new revolutionary war begins, this time with mechanized armor and robots.

Kevin Munroe (TMNT) is also a producer on the project and this is what he had to say about it in a statement:  

"Kow is a world creator in the truest sense, and this project finally gives Ma.K a global audience who will experience this epic and rich sci-fi property as fans have for the last 35 years."

I can't wait to see how this turns out. While we wait for any new information, check out this 1985 Ma.K short film called SF3D that was made using miniatures. It's actually pretty cool and worth watching when you have 30-minutes to spare. 

Via: THR

The Classic 80s Japanese Sci-Fi Battle Mech Property MA.K is Getting a Film Adaptation also Watch a 1985 Short Film

IT producer Roy Lee, is developing a very cool new live-action film project based on the classic 1980s Japanese battle mech sci-fi property Ma.K. If you're not familiar with the property, it involved giant robots, two-legged tanks, and an epic battle for survival.

Ma.K was created by artist and sculptor Kow Yokoyama and was introduced in the early 80s in Hobby Japan magazine. It was a monthly comic that was also tied into customizable model kits. They ended up finding a strong and large cult following. Yokoyama is also known for working on films such as Star Wars and Blade Runner.

This could seriously end up being an incredibly epic movie! I just hope that Lee ends up bringing on a talented team of individuals to bring it to life. Here are the story details:

The story is set far, far into the future after a nuclear war caused survivors to flee Earth. When the planet is habitable once again, new colonies are set up, but it's not long before a battle over resources begins. When one side wants to make Earth independent, a new revolutionary war begins, this time with mechanized armor and robots.

Kevin Munroe (TMNT) is also a producer on the project and this is what he had to say about it in a statement:  

"Kow is a world creator in the truest sense, and this project finally gives Ma.K a global audience who will experience this epic and rich sci-fi property as fans have for the last 35 years."

I can't wait to see how this turns out. While we wait for any new information, check out this 1985 Ma.K short film called SF3D that was made using miniatures. It's actually pretty cool and worth watching when you have 30-minutes to spare. 

Via: THR

The Main Villain of the SHAZAM! Movie Seems to Have Been Revealed

Several audition tapes accidentally surfaced online featuring actors reading for the roles of certain characters in Warner Bros. upcoming Shazam! movie. I saw one of these audition tapes before they were eventually blocked by the studio. However Omega Underground watched all them and there were some interesting details revealed regarding the story. One of the main things revealed was who the main villain in the movie might end up being. 

According to the report, the audition tapes were "not some mock scripts used by the casting director. Instead, they were written exclusively for the roles of Billy Batson and Shazam." So what was revealed in these script pages? Read on for the details on who the villain could be if you don't mind an early spoiler.

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Before we go any further, these are audition scripts and anything in them may or may not be in the final film. But, the report makes a note of saying that "it’s hard to ignore the queue points made within each audition." As for how the villain in the story might be, it's explained: 

The two videos which feature Billy Batson first meeting the wizard Shazam starts off with a few jokes. However, at one point, the wizard mentions how he is the last of the council. For they had all been destroyed by the Seven Deadly Sins. And that earth now needed a champion for save humans from being destroyed by The Sins as well.

So it seems as if the Seven Deadly Sins may end up being the main villain in the story, which is pretty cool. If you're not familiar with the demons, here's a description from Shazam Wikipedia:

The Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, also known as the Seven Deadly Sins, are seven powerful demons, based upon the seven deadly sins enumerated in Christianity, who serve as occasional foes of Captain Marvel. The Enewho can take control of both humans and superheroes. The Sins were captured by the wizard Shazam many years ago, and encased in seven mockingly cartoon-like stone statues, which were placed in the Rock of Eternity.

The report goes on to add the following info and speculation:

Another small nod was that the Wizard mentions how the earth hasn’t had a champion in quite some time. Alluding to something happening to the previous Shazam. Which could hint to Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam been missing for centuries? Which could lead directly into the Black Adam solo film or setting up a Shazam sequel.

It seems to me like the Seven Deadly Sins would make a perfect villain for Shazam! to take on in the movie so I hope it's true.  What do you think about the possibility of seeing these DC villains in the DCEU?

Shazam! will be released in 2019