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Warehouse Gunfight Trailer: Free Fire!

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Unless my eyes are deceiving me, Brie Larson (soon to be Marvel’s Captain Marvel) is starring in a movie about the world’s worst weapons dealers and the world’s worst weapons buyers.

The film is called Free Fire and the re-band trailer follows the jump. The A24 film will be in theaters in 2017. It has its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Top Indie Director Ben Wheatley Owes His Success To 2000 AD!

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Ben Wheatley has carved out quite a resume in movies (Kill List, High-Rise) and TV (Doctor Who), but still maintains that he owes his success to reading 2000 AD (home of Judge Dredd, ABC Warriors, and more).

Wheatley talks about his career with host Michael Molcher on the current edition of the 2000 AD Thrill-Cast podcast. Follow the jump for more.

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Towering Trailer: High Rise

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‘When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.’ – cover blurb, High-Rise, by J.G. Ballard.

High-Rise has been adapted for film by writer Amy Jump and director Ben Wheatley and stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elizabeth Moss and James Purefoy.

A new trailer suggests that book’s cover blurb is something of an understatement. Check it out after the break. High-Rise open in the UK on March 3rd. US dates are to be determined.

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High Living Teaser: High-Rise!

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Ben Wheatley (KIll List, Doctor Who) has adapted J.G. Ballard’s dystopian classic, High-Rise – starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elizabeth Moss and James Purefy.

A blurb from the novel reads, ‘When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.’

The first teaser is a promo for the high-rise in question, narrated by Hiddleston. Check it out after the jump. High-Rise opens in the UK on March 18, 2016. U.S. dates to be determined.

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Doctor Who: Deep Breath – The Doctor Is In… A State!

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It’s only been a few weeks and already the debut of the twelfth Doctor is available on home video. While that could be seen as nothing more than a clever marketing ploy, Peter Capaldi’s first adventure in the TARDIS is memorable for a number of reasons (including a limited theatrical release) – enough that the release of Doctor Who: Deep Breath works as a standalone.

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