So a lot has happened since the teaser trailer for “The New Mutants” first came to our collective attention back in October 2017. Yes my friends, its been that long so let’s recap for any of those who are not up to speed. First up, this film was supposed to come before “Dark Phoenix” to the best of my knowledge but it didn’t. Then Disney would end up purchasing 20th Century Fox Studios (discussed HERE) and that returned the whole group of X-Men, Fantastic Four and assorted other connected characters to the eventual control of Marvel Studio. Insert sigh of relief here. The original trailer for the film left many for want (see for yourself HERE) and it was reported that test screenings did not go well. Then “Dark Phoenix” came out and was a bomb and shortly after that, Disney and Marvel Studios released “Avengers: Endgame” which became the highest grossing movie of all time (discussed HERE). Most of us wondered if this film would see the light of day and well, it looks like it will and a brand-new trailer is here to see some two years after the first one. Let’s look.
Back in July, I shared the nominees for the 45th Annual Saturn Awards and you actually don’t need to refer to that post since I’ve decided to not only list the winning names with this kind of narrative but also those who each honoree went head to head against. I think that it makes this kind of post a little more interesting and since this is a lengthy read, I will get right on down to business. Take a look at who won and who didn’t and know that I shall return at the close with some additional editorial viewpoints. Remember that this is an event curated by The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. Enjoy.
Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release:
Aquaman (Warner Bros. Pictures) WINNER – Avengers: Endgame (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)
Avengers: Infinity War (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)
Captain Marvel (Marvel / Walt Disney Studios)
Shazam! (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony / Marvel Studios)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Sony Pictures)
Best Science Fiction Film Release:
Alita: Battle Angel (20th Century Fox)
Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom (Universal Pictures) WINNER – Ready Player One (Warner Bros. Pictures)
Solo: A Star Wars Story (Lucasfilm Ltd. / Walt Disney Studios)
Sorry to Bother You (Mirror Releasing – Annapurna Pictures)
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I’m going to assume that you are suitably prepared for the Final Season of HBO’s hit series “Game Of Thrones” but if you aren’t just click the highlighted text for the Official Trailer and to see some awesome Promotional Posters. The show begins tonight for those subscribing to HBO so please check your local listings for times and be prepared.
It was only a few days ago that I showcased a healthy dose of promotional posters for “Game Of Thrones” Final Season and considering the amount of posts that have been shared since that short time ago, you might have missed it. Don’t worry you can just click HERE to see them all so do please enjoy them. Now its time to relax and indulge in the Official Trailer for the upcoming swan song of a season. Let’s take a look.
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister
Kit Harington as Jon Snow
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen
Aidan Gillen as Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish
Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth
Carice van Houten as Melisandre
Indira Varma as Ellaria Sand
Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark
Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei
Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane
Maisie Williams as Arya Stark
Conleth Hill as Varys
Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley as Samwell Tarly
Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth
Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane
Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark
Jerome Flynn as Bronn
Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont
Hannah Murray as Gilly
PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’ve been watching the show religiously since it began but I’ve never managed to read the books. It’s one thing that I’m planning to assign myself going forward but right now I will focus on my exhuberence for the final season. This looks great and I think that it’s safe to say that a whole lot of twists and turns will manifest across each episode and leave us shocked. What say you in the readership? Chime in down below and let’s begin counting down to 4/14/19….
The hit HBO Original Series “Game Of Thrones” will return for its 8th and Final Season on April 14th. Just in time for your taxes to be due. With the excitement about the shows return ramping up, HBO has unveiled a number of character/promotional posters that feature the main characters all sitting upon the Iron Throne. I think you know who everyone is by now and if you are a new viewer and do not, you’ll need to buy the DVD’s or subscribe to HBO and catch up to the rest of us. There has been some good stuff for sure. Let’s check out the posters.