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The ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Trailer Is a Lurid Dystopian Dream
This past weekend, Paramount Pictures kicked off the publicity tour for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation with a global launch party in Tokyo. Cast and crew were on hand to talk about the film; exhibitions of the film’s art and costume designs were on display for those in attendance. For the rest of us, something even better was announce: the first theatrical trailer for Ghost in the Shell is here, and it is not exactly short on style.
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Trailer
It’s only been a few weeks since the most recent trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, the sequel to the Michael Bay-produced TMNT picture of 2014, and though it also nicks the Beastie Boys’ “No Sleep Til Brooklyn” for the soundtrack, there are a handful of key differences that distinguish one from the other. Specifically, that this latest spot is chockablock with soundbites that, when taken out of context, could be used by audio editors to form scathing critiques of this film. As the trailer timecounter ticks on, the negative review puns basically write themselves: “We‘re turtles, whether you like it or not.” “This isn’t working!” “We keep failing.” It’s almost like they’re challenging their harshest critics to do their worst.
Link Ink: ‘DC Universe Online’ Gets a Green Lantern Update, The Riddler Threatens ‘Arkham City’ and the Cleanest TARDIS
Gaming: DC Universe Online will release a new Lantern-centric "Fight for the Light" downloadable content pack this summer that will add a light construct powers and missions rooted in GL lore to the title. Animation: Paramount plans to release a film from its new animation studio by 2014, potentially drawing from outlets across Viacom like Nickelodeon...
Disney Takes ‘Iron Man’ and ‘The Avengers’ Movie Away from Paramount
Although it's a bit "inside baseball" and will presumably have no impact whatsoever on the content of the films, Marvel fans may be interested to know that parent company Walt Disney has arranged to market and distribute "The Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" movies itself, transferring control from Paramount Pictures for the price of $115 million, approximately what the Via