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Pacific Rim Uprising Is Nowhere Near as Metal as The Asylum’s Atlantic Rim: Resurrection Trailer

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The Asylum released Atlantic Rim to coincide with the release of Pacific Rim. Now, with Pacific Rim Uprising soon to be released, The Asylum is about to give us another rim job.

Ewww… I probably should have phrased that better.

The Asylum’s original Pacific Rim mockbuster Atlantic Rim, as it was released in seemingly every part of the globe except North America (where the title was inexplicably changed to the slightly porn-ish sounding Attack from Beneath for what I presume were legal reasons since studios were starting to get a little legal with them at the time), was a delightfully daffy b-movie that straddled the line between enjoyably silly monster movie and unintentionally hilarious cinematic trainwreck. “The ultimate monster movie about booze-hounding broskis in battle bots saving New York City from a crazy-eyed giant sea beast that frequently appears to be merely a lost animal, confused and irritated that these metal men won’t stop hitting it” is how I described it in my review back then.

Even though the film was released in the US as Attack from Beneath, the sequel is being released everywhere as a direct follow-up to Atlantic Rim because — it’s The Asylum, dammit! You think the masters of the mockbuster, the sultans of Sharknado, are worried about trivial matters like marketplace confusion or simple basic continuity?

You can keep your Uprising, Pacific Rim, because we’ve got an Atlantic Rim: Resurrection to deal with!

Hold up a sec. Checking my Thesaurus. Aaaaaannnnd…. Nope. “Resurrection” is not a synonym for “Uprising.”  Atlantic Rim: Insurrection, Atlantic Rim: Revolt, Atlantic Rim: Upheaval, Atlantic Rim: Rumpus, and Atlantic Rim: Brouhaha would have been acceptable synonyms to “Uprising.” But “Resurrection” is what they went with, and I suppose as far as fairly meaningless movie subtitles go, it’s perfectly acceptable.

I don’t know about you, but I’d pay good money to watch a movie titled Atlantic Rim: Brouhaha — especially if the monsters were giant mutant clownfish. Ah, what might have been.

Anyway, Jared Cohn, who wrote and directed the original, is back in the director’s chair for the sequel and is even billed as one of the film’s stars. Xavi Israel, Steve Richard Harris, Lindsay Elston, and Jenna Enns co-star in the second installment of this unlikely franchise that pretty much follows the first film’s simple premise of giant robot pilots battling giant monsters that threaten the East Coast of the United States.

Synopsis:
Mech-bots, with even bigger and badder weapons than their predecessors, attempt to stop bio-mechanical monsters from descending on L.A. But the monsters are strong, too, leaving the pilots of the mech-bots scrambling to defeat the creatures.

WHAT!!!??? MONSTERS ATTACK LOS ANGELES!!!??? But that’s the Pacific Coast, not the Atlantic Coast! The movie is titled Atlantic Rim, for crying out loud!

Oh, Asylum, don’t ever change. Please. I mean it. Never ever change.

Pacific Rim Uprising doesn’t arrive until the end of March. The Asylum won’t make you wait that long for their mechanized mockbuster. According to their website, the release date for the sequel is listed as February 15th. Isn’t that a Thursday? This Thursday! That’s an odd day to release a movie. Heck, talk about rushing a film out. First we’re hearing about it, and it’s already here.

You should waste no time watching the trailer for Atlantic Rim: Resurrection coming to us the day after Valentine’s Day. Nothing says “I love you” quite like the gift of Asylum mockbusters.

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Breaking: Jurassic World 3 Stomps Into Theaters June 2021!

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J.A. Bayona’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom doesn’t hit theaters until the June, but still, here comes Jurassic World 3!

Yes, Deadline just announced that the third entry in the massively successful Jurassic World series is going to be roaring into theaters come June 11, 2012.

Not only that but the film has already snagged a screenwriter in the form of Pacific Rim: Uprising co-writer Emily Carmichael, who will co-write along with Trevorrow.

The third entry’s script will be based off a story by Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, who wrote the first two Jurassic World films together, and Steven Spielberg and Trevorrow will return to executive produce, along with producers Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley.

“It’s important to this franchise that we welcome new creative voices to keep our storytelling fresh and alive,” said Trevorrow in a statement. “I’m thrilled with the tension and beauty J.A. has brought to Fallen Kingdom, and I know Emily will add another layer of emotion to the concluding chapter of our trilogy.”

There have been no casting confirmations just yet, but we will let you know as soon as we hear anything further! Are you excited for Jurassic World 3? Let us know below!

Directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible), the epic action-adventure is written by Jurassic World’s director, Trevorrow, and its co-writer, Derek Connolly. The film stars Chriss Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, and Isabella Sermon, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.

Look for it in theaters on June 22, 2018.

Synopsis:

It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. Isla Nublar now sits abandoned by humans while the surviving dinosaurs fend for themselves in the jungles. When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission.

Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.

With all of the wonder, adventure, and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful series in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

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Jordan Peele’s Next Genre Movie Begins Shooting Later This Year

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I’m pretty sure that there aren’t many Jordan Peele haters out there.

The man is not only a brilliant comedian – as showcased in multiple seasons of his sketch comedy series “Key & Peele” – but the fact that he has earned Oscar nominations, along with boatloads of cash, for writing and directing his debut horror feature, Get Out, makes Peele damn near untouchable.

It is with this in mind that not only the horror community but the entire world are holding their breath in anticipation of Peele’s next film.

Well, today we have news on just that as Peele recently told THR that his next film will begin shooting later this year.

“I am currently writing it, and I’ll direct for Universal this year,” he said. “I’m just trying to entertain myself again.”

While the writer-director is being tighhtlipped about the details of his new film, he did tell the site that the new movie will tonally resemble Get Out.

“One thing I know is that this is genre; and playing around with the thriller, horror, action, fun genre of intrigue is my favorite,” he said. “That’s my sweet spot. So I think tonally it should resemble Get Out. That said, I want to make a completely different movie. I want to address something different than race in the next one.”

Again, I don’t think there are many people out there that aren’t intensely curious about what Peele cooks up next, so we will make sure to keep you guys up-to-date as word pours in. Until then let us know what you think of Jordan Peele below!

Get Out is nominated for multiple Oscars this year, and we will find out just which categories it wins come March 4, 2018.

BUY GET OUT HERE!

Synopsis:
Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could never have imagined.

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Battle of the Hell Priests: Gary J. Tunnicliffe’s Idea for Hellraiser: Judgment Sequel

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I think it’s safe to say that many of us were pleasantly surprised by director Gary J. Tunnicliffe’s Hellraiser: Judgment. The film was a fun blast of twisted horror, and Tunnicliffe’s performance as The Auditor was a killer addition to the Hellraiser lore.

But has the director thought about a sequel to his film? Not during shooting evidently.

I had no concept of a sequel, a spinoff, nothing at all,” the director told Screen Rant. “People suggest, ‘Oh, you’re trying to write a sequel for The Auditor and stuff like that.’ It’s like, ‘Are you f***ng kidding?’ I was just trying to swim to the other bank and survive without being eaten by the sharks.”

But now that filming is long over with, Tunnicliffe says he does have some ideas for a sequel.

I have thought about it afterward, what I think would be great fun,” he says. “Maybe a new Cenobite ruler comes in or takes over, and a new head priest comes in, and it’s not working out and clearly this person, this Cenobite’s not doing a great job. And underhandedly, The Auditor is leaving a trail of breadcrumbs for the guy who is Pinhead to find his way back, and he gets pulled in. And then it’s like, he turns up, and it’s like a showdown between the newly born Pinhead and this guy who’s taken over his mantle… we do a bit of a standoff, and it’s like a battle of the Hell priests.

Battle of the Hell priests? Pardon the pun, but Hell, yeah! Would you like to see Tunnicliffe’s Hellraiser sequel? Let us know below!

Hellraiser: Judgment stars Damon Carney, Randy Wayne, Alexandra Harris, Jeff Fenter, Helena Grace Donald, Grace Montie, John Gulager, Diane Goldner, Heather Langenkamp, and Paul T. Taylor as Pinhead.

The film is now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital.

Special features:

  • Deleted and extended scenes
  • Gag reel

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Synopsis:
The dreaded Pinhead returns in the next terrifying chapter of the classic Hellraiser series. Three detectives trying to stop a diabolical serial killer are sucked into a maze of otherworldly horror, where hellish denizens including the Auditor, the Assessor, and the Jury await to pass judgment.

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