Author: Mark Salcido

Senior Editor, Writer   Lifelong film fanatic, Mark Salcido was discovered frozen in carbonite by C.H.U.Ds. He was released to the surface level to spread his rants and opinions on anything of film and digital. Batman calls him for advice.

Guy Ritchie’s second go at the British Gangster genre (his first being Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) is being produced by Sony as a ten episode miniseries for their streaming service Crackle. A spokesperson for the production said that the show will have the same feel as the TV series Fargo, with the show taking place in the same world but with a different story. When the spokesperson was asked how UK viewers were to get their hands on the show, since Crackle is not available, the spokesperson answered that the show will probably be made available in the…

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A lot of trailers hit the web. We critique some of them for you. Jason Bourne This franchise sells itself, and the trailer backs that up completely. There have been new plot twists every step of the way, but the last film seemed to be it for Bourne. Now there’s a fifth one coming, and the intrigue is as strong as it has ever been. Jason Bourne (Damon) finally remembers his past, and Nicky Parsons (Stiles) is caught up in trying to help. Along with the familiar faces in unfamiliar situations, the trailer is put together in a way that…

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It pains me to say that we have lost another great legend in the world of music. Multiple sources are reporting that legendary  singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor Prince has passed away. Prince had just recently been rushed to the hospital for an emergency, still unspecified. This man was one of the many  focal points in my childhood and adult life as well I’m sure was to many others. This is just not a good year. More news on this as it develops…

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There were quite a few new movie trailers this week and in case you were living under a rock, here are the most notable ones. TMNT: Out of the Shadows The Turtles are “Out of the Shadows” with their newest movie being released in early June of this year. This trailer showcases them as we’ve always known them to be. Full of action, spirit, and pizza. Megan Fox makes another appearance as April O’Neil, along with most of the other characters from their previous release. As always, there is a threat in their city, and they have to neutralize it,…

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The teaser for Marvel’s Dr. Strange has finally dropped today and Marvel keeps on reminding us why they are the powerhouse of the comic book movie world. The MCU has finally started to delve into the mystical world of Marvel that has been a prominent role for decades. In the trailer, we get we get a small intro for Steve Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and the accident that would set him on a course to encounter The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton), Baron Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and the eventual confrontation with the still unknown villain played by Mads Mikkelsen. A lot of…

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With the advancement in technology and filmmaking starting to blur together, some directors decide to push the limit of entertainment. Many directors are trying new and inventive ways to tell an immersive story for their audience members that push the boundaries of what can be possible. Director Ilya Naishuller’s Hardcore takes a huge leap forward in First Person filmmaking but is the idea of having every shot of the film through the eyes our hero something refreshing or just a passing gimmick? Let’s find out. Player 1 has entered the game. As you can see from the comment above, this…

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So we’ve got to talk about something that happens in the first 15 minutes of the film. But it’s a spoiler…kinda. Still here? Good. Either you’ve already so the movie or don’t care what happens. In Batman V. Superman, Jimmy Olsen isn’t the typical buddy/chum of Superman. In it, he is a secret CIA operative that gets killed at the beginning of the film. Olsen is at the receiving of a bullet, but happens so fast that I didn’t even notice it was said character until I wind of it later. Thanks to Birth. Movies. Death., I later…

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Here we are. We have finally gotten The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel in one movie that is neither animated or some type of Easter egg. This movie has been given a stern watchful eye by critics and fanboys since Warner Bros. announced the epic battle would be the next adventure of Superman. So with all the hype and talk does this movie add up to the people expectations? Well, let’s dive in and find out. Don’t worry, this one is spoiler free. The plot that occupies this film is goes in three different directions; Batman preparing…

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As Warner Bros. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is upon us, footage from a short documentary shows a collaboration between Brash Entertainment and Factor 5 on creating a new Superman game  in the works, years before the Synder reboot was in play. The documentary goes on to talk about the ideas of what was to use in the game, including villains and how to make the game something new and exciting from all the craptacular Superman games of the past. The problem the developers kept coming across was exactly how the story would go for the Man of Steel…

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Since the release of the rated-R comic book film, Deadpool, audience members have been turning their attention to Marvel and DC on whether they intend to start following suit with their roster of upcoming comic book films. Granted, there is an R-rated director’s cut version of Batman v Superman planned for Blu Ray and DVD release, the DCEU plan on keeping everything else, PG-13. Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, producer Charles Roven spoke more on the matter with Collider at a recent press junket: “I think that the DC Justice League characters, particularly because so many of them are…

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