The first trailer for Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World does not arrive until this coming Thursday, right on time for Thanksgiving. However, Universal has decided to start the hype train now – debuting a 15 second teaser for the trailer online, across various social media platforms. Get your first look at the movie after the jump! [Read more…]
Film enthusiasts rejoice! Studios are listening to your wishes for certain objects in movies. In a campaign that celebrates the tangibility of music in a digital age, the folks over at Sony music have released a limited edition of the American Hustle soundtrack on glorious vinyl. Seems to be a fitting pair to gift with a certain popular mixtape coming to cassette for the movie fan in your life. Oh nostalgia!
Briefly: Yesterday, a viral site for the fictional company, Masrani Global, went online. It was quickly discovered that this was the start of an ARG for the highly anticipated Jurassic World. Within the website, there were several pages containing information about Masrani as well as the actual Jurassic World theme park. Clicking around, fans discovered yet another site – one for the theme park itself! Not much on it yet: a ticker with the latest park news, links to social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram… OH! and a huge countdown clock, which at press time has 9 days, 7 hours and 13 minutes left – which is 9 PM on Thursday, November 27th! Will we have a Jurassic World teaser trailer to be thankful for on Thanksgiving? Find out when the countdown ends!
Jurassic World opens in theaters on June 12th, 2015!
We’ve known that Jurassic World takes place some 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park. Though the subsequent sequels would be considered canon, Colin Treverrow’s upcoming film doesn’t seem to be considered with the multiple returns to the various island Dr. Hammond owned in the films. Now a newly launched viral website will help fill in those gaps between the first film and the newest one. We learn that Masrani Global is the company that helped rebuild Jurassic Park into the thriving dinosaur-filled theme park that it is today.
The viral site has what you’d expect to see in these faux websites, history of the company, career opportunities, and of course media, which actually consists of images. These new images include our first looks at Iffran Khan and BD Wong’s characters. But it also give us some insight as to what happened to INGEN since the incident 22 years ago. Hit the jump for more. [Read more…]
Birdman is already out in theaters, and based on the trailers that have already been released you may have noticed that the film is about a Hollywood star looking for redemption by playing in a stageplay version of the character he is most known for. With various TV ads running, it’s really hard not to notice the film. Now Fox Searchlight Pictures is trying something a bit more unconventional: they have launched a viral video that stays true to the themes of the film. Hit the jump to check out the trailer for Birdman Returns. [Read more…]
That’s right, there are limited bottles of Sons of Anarchy JAX Daniel’s Editions of Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whiskey floating around for a campaign celebrating Season 6 out now DVD and Blu-Ray. These detailed beauties have etched on them some pretty snazzy homages the show and came encased in a SOA coffin. Take a closer look after the jump!
It’s been a long road for the cast and crew of the Fast and Furious 7 film, but with the release date just a couple of months away, Universal is shifting to kick their marketing campaign for the film into high gear. Now, I said Fast and Furious 7 film because that is not the official title to the highly anticipated sequel. Today the studio announced that the film will be called Furious 7.
Universal is also kicking off their marketing campaign called 7 Days To 7, which will lead up to the release of the first trailer for Furious 7. Hit the jump for more details. [Read more…]
In X-Men Days of Future Past, Professor X is reminded by Magneto that he’s lost so much more than Mystique. That the mutants he knew from the beginning have fallen into the hands of humans who see mutants as a threat. Mutants like Angel and Banshee, even Azazel all have died between the events of First Class and Days Of Future Past. While their fates have not been fully revealed to us, Magneto’s words let our imaginations figure out what kind of death they suffered.
Now the latest development in the X-Men Days Of Future Past campaign reveals to us what has happened to Angel and other mutants. Now new autopsy images of some unseen mutants reveal the grisly results of characters like Angel. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more…]
Smart phone apps are a fun way to help promote the film. While some of them are just generic puzzle games that lose its entrainment value in a matter of hours, others can be unconventional by actually being fun. But some aren’t even games, some are actually promotional material that’s self-aware going under names or titles used in the films, and if you are not familiar with the source material, it will fly under your radar. Kind of like the Amazing Amy series to help promote Gone Girl, which launched on smart phone apps yesterday.
To coincide with the release of David Fincher‘s Gone Girl, Fox released art work from the Amazing Amy series. The series of art is actually illustrated cover art for books written by the parents of the missing titular character, Amy Dunne (Rosamund Pike). Check out some of the artwork below. [Read more…]
Lionsgate is reviving their box office hit The Twilight Saga franchise by launching a writing competition where five female filmmakers will be chosen to make short films based on characters from the series.
The studio will help finance each of the winners’ films, which will then be released via Facebook. Twilight author Stephine Meyer and film star Kristen Stewart will help judge the competition as well as provide guidance to the winners’ films. Hit the jump to learn more [Read more…]