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Taika Waititi Puts His Stamp on Thor: Ragnorak!

Thor: Ragnarok – Thor (Chris Hemsworth) – Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Warner Bros. has long touted their approach as hiring great directors and letting them stamp their own style on the DC movies.

Marvel has been doing that since Jon Favreau directed Iron Man – and they’ve done it again with Thor: Ragnarok. No one but Taika Waititi could have made this delightfully oddball comedy of a superhero movie.

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Movie Review: Thor: Ragnarok Michelle’s Take!

My main issue with the other two Thor movies were how cheap both of them looked. That’s not the case with Thor: Ragnarok. Director Taika Waititi delivers a fast paced, quip filled movie that has a rainbow of cotton candy colors and riotous set design work that still left me feeling a bit let down. It’s perfectly innocuous entertainment that’s worth watching once and enjoying. However, you’ll most likely forget about it after you leave the theater.

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Bringing Back the Attitude: Thor: Ragnarok – Behind the Scenes!

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With Thor: Ragnarok, the series moves away from the darkness of its immediate predecessor, Thor: The Dark World, and back into the sense of fun that propelled Thor – winning rave reviews and favorable comparisons with Christopher Reeve’s take on Superman.

A new behind-the-scenes featurette finds director Taika Waititi and his cast talking about the fun and spectacle of Thor: Ragnarok.

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Stone Age vs. Bronze Age Trailer: Early Man!

Early Man – Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and Hognob – Photo courtesy of Aardman Animations.

Caveman Dug and his loyal friend Hognob must lead their tribe against the encroaching Bronze Age invaders led by Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) in Early, from Aardman animations (Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run).

Early Man opens on Febraury 16, 2018.

A new age is dawning. Meet the tribe in the brand new Early Man trailer! In cinemas 2018 A.D.

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

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He’s King Around Here Trailer: Kong: Skull Island!

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The new trailer for Kong: Skull Island premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live. It’s our first real look at Kong – and a cast that includes Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly and more.

Kong: Skull Island opens on March 10, 2017. Check it out after the break.

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AMC & SundanceTV to Marathon Critically Acclaimed The Night Manager!

Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine; Hugh Laurie as Richard Roper; Alistair Petrie as Sandy Langbourne; group- The Night Manager _ Season 1, Episode 6- Photo Credit: Des Willie/AMC
Tom Hiddleston as Jonathan Pine; Hugh Laurie as Richard Roper; Alistair Petrie as Sandy Langbourne; group- The Night Manager _ Season 1, Episode 6- Photo Credit: Des Willie/AMC

AMC is marathoning its critically acclaimed six-episode spy thriller, The Night Manager on Saturday, August 13th beginning at 8/7C).

The Emmy-nominated John Le Carré adaptation will also marathon over two evenings on SundanceTV – Monday, August 15th and Tuesday, August 16th (10/9C).

Follow the jump for series description and episode times.

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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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New Tom as Hank Poster: I Saw the Light!

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Early clips from I Saw the Light show how well Tom Hiddleston has inhabited the character of country & western legend Hank Williams.

Sony Pictures Classics has released a new poster for I Saw the Light that emphasizes the transformation in a classic Hank pose. Check it out after the jump. I Saw the Light premieres on March 25, 2016.

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Spooky Trailer: Crimson Peak!

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Crimson Peak is Guillermo Del Toro’s passion project – the one he has worked on for years (as many as his H.P. Lovecraft adaptation? Probably). It’s a classic ghost story set in a big old mansion in which there are areas that ‘are not safe.’

The cast – which is pretty awesome – includes Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam. Legendary Pictures has released a new trailer that you can see immediately following the jump.

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