May 2016

The Rock To Get Savage As DOC SAVAGE


Via his Instagram account, The Rock has announced that he will be Doc Savage for director Shane Black!

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Hello, Filmthusiast: Alex Reynolds


Alex Reynolds is a talented actor, writer, and producer who is taking Chicago by storm with his new play, Old Hobbits Die Hard. He has also been involved in one past Filmthusiast podcast and two very exciting podcasts yet to come.

Seeing as how you’ll be hearing a lot from Alex, we thought we thought we would get to know him a little bit and see how deep his filmthusiasm runs! Continue reading “Hello, Filmthusiast: Alex Reynolds”

WRIGHTEOUS KILL: The Edgar Wright Final Cut Podcast


After doing “Final Cut” podcasts on Christopher Nolan and Quentin Tarantino, the Filmthusiast Podcast turns it’s focus to a director with a somewhat more limited filmography: Edgar Wright. The small number of directorial efforts is in no way a reflection of the quality of his work.

Quite the opposite.

This is one of the more difficult rankings that we have had to do.

Check it out… Continue reading “WRIGHTEOUS KILL: The Edgar Wright Final Cut Podcast”

DORY Searches For Her Family In Newest Trailer

Pixar has released a brand new, full-length trailer for the much anticipated FINDING DORY and it is wonderful!

Check it out below…

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STAR TREK BEYOND Trailer Takes You Into The Final Frontier


The first teaser trailer for STAR TREK BEYOND was nice, but didn’t do much in the way of building any genuine anticipation for the third Trek outing in the rebooted universe. In fact in played into the narrative that, under the direction of Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 3-7), this movie would be more high octane action than thoughtful science fiction.

The full theatrical trailer shows that not to be the case. In fact, it seems as though we are finally getting a new Star Trek movie that deals with exploration and the dangers of trekking into the final frontier… Continue reading “STAR TREK BEYOND Trailer Takes You Into The Final Frontier”


573f502b0fd8c has confirmed the full extended cast for THOR: RAGNAROK, while Variety revealed that a familiar name is back in the mix for SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING.

Click for our thoughts… Continue reading “Marvelous Casting: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING & THOR: RAGNAROK”

THAT’S NO MOON: It’s the STAR WARS Final Cut Podcast


If you’ve been following along with the subjects we’ve covered in our “Final Cut” podcasts, you know that we’ve done Tolkien, Tarantino, Nolan, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE, Pixar, Jason Bourne, and Marvel Studios (pre-CIVIL WAR!).

We know that’s not enough for you. We know what you want. We know what you need.

So we did you a solid and recorded a STAR WARS Final Cut Podcast! Continue reading “THAT’S NO MOON: It’s the STAR WARS Final Cut Podcast”

GHOSTBUSTERS Busts Haters In New Trailer


After the unfairly maligned first trailer got labeled as the most hated YouTube video ever, the new GHOSTBUSTERS reboot needed a win in the battle against ant-feminist hater nerds. They got one with this new trailer.

Check it out! Continue reading “GHOSTBUSTERS Busts Haters In New Trailer”

Michael B. Jordan Joins BLACK PANTHER Cast

If you thought the cast of BLACK PANTHER couldn’t get any better, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively revealed that Michael B. Jordan is in talks to join the cast of BLACK PANTHER as the possible main villain. This announcement comes merely a day after Luptia Nyong’o was reported to be entering talks for the film as well.

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