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LEGION trailer... pretty damn intense looking...

Hey folks, Harry here with the first Internet footage from LEGION, which showed up at Myspace's Trailer Park. It is one of those, put in your birthdate and if you're not a fetus, you can see it - type of things. I missed the Comic Con footage from this, but at my hotel, every time I got in the elevator I had to stare at Paul Bettany's navel. He has a very tortured looking navel. Stretched and taut. I like my navel, which is kinda like the Sarlac Pit - things go in, but they never come out. Yoko doesn't like navels, but I'm pretty fond of them. Except Quint's. There's a tiny hairy man with a tooth coming out of his navel... That could be cool in a horror film, but not at a table when exposed around food. NIGHTMARES. Anyway, this film is directed by a first time director, Scott Stewart... who was a big deal with the visual effects house, The Orphanage - which did incredible work on films like SIN CITY, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, THE HOST, SUPERMAN RETURNS, the last two PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and IRON MAN. He also was the Digital Mastering Consultant on JACKASS: THE MOVIE. Odd credit, that one. But here's the thing. The footage kind of rocks. I love Biblical Horror & Action. And I dig the elongated limb people demons. They're seven shades of badass. Here's the trailer:

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  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:01 p.m. CST


    by capocapocapo

    I suck at life.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:01 p.m. CST


    by capocapocapo

    It's official. I fail hard at life. Awesome.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:01 p.m. CST

    Why don't they make movies like The Fugitive anymore?

    by GibsonUSA Returns

    "He's fish food."<BR> "Okay, get a cane rod, find the fish that ate him."

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:02 p.m. CST


    by malificus

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:02 p.m. CST

    Harry you definitely smoke weed

    by CharyouTree


  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Harry, are you saying Quatto lives in Quint's navel?

    by YackBacker

    That is cool news! For the record, this trailer looks bad. But it could be THE PROPHECY redux, which would be good. But this lacks Elias Koteas, which is bad...

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:07 p.m. CST

    That looks interesting, damnably so

    by SoylentMean

    Everybody thinks the world is coming to an end. They're right.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:08 p.m. CST

    by Yeowza

    ...I feel like someone just took a gigantic dump on my bible

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:08 p.m. CST

    TFTC Demon Night.

    by Redfive!

    This looks like a more serious version.I like Lucas Black so ill check it out.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:08 p.m. CST

    looks good..

    by nolan bautista

    reminds me of Demon Knight but wthout the angel-fu

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:09 p.m. CST

    Gibby, amen brother

    by YackBacker

    Andy Davis' THE FUGITIVE should be shown in film schools across the country as your technically flawless modern thriller. I've seen that movie no less than 50 times. I saw it 6 times in the theater, even once for it's Oscars re-release. It's a completely well-balanced, tight production.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:10 p.m. CST

    So thats what the giant naked angel at comic-con was about...

    by Superponte

    Hmmmm... Looks lound and kinda stupid.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:11 p.m. CST

    Reboot CONSTANTINE w/Bettany now!

    by MetalMickey

    Also, does Dennis Quaid ever turn down work?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:12 p.m. CST

    does Bettany EVER have a decent haircut?

    by BadMrWonka

    he's such a great and relaxed actor...but fuck, he always look like he walked out of a supercuts on Glendale followed by a huge cloud of weed smoke...<p>this could be decent, but it could be horrendous. have you ever seen a movie like this that was just OK? Constantine was the only one. they're either great, or fucking pathetically horrible.<p>and this LOOKs great, but that line about "I don't believe in god" "he doesn't believe in you either", just an inverse of a line that's been in like 3 apocalypse films.<p>not holding my breath, but Bettany gives this a certain amount of credibility...

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:14 p.m. CST

    Bettany needs a punch to the throat for marrying

    by SoylentMean

    Jennifer Connelly. The lucky wanker.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:14 p.m. CST

    Um, so who are the bad guys, here?

    by JonRD463

    So the archangel Michael has gone rogue to protect some chosen one unborn kid, and the rest of the angels are a legion of demons headed up by the archangel Gabriel? WTF?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:16 p.m. CST

    This is the worst edited trailer I've ever seen.

    by gnarwhal_evan

    Holy shit, this movie looks like trash and the trailer does a horrible job of covering that up. Was it me or did that trailer seem ten minutes long? I feel like I've seen this movie two times now. Jesus.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:17 p.m. CST


    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    looks pretty sick.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:17 p.m. CST


    by Johnny T Williams

    The kid is supposed to be Christ 2.0, at least according to Wiki. And I'll watch this because of Bettany. I'll watch pretty much anything he's in. He's a cool and badass dude, and he's married to Jennifer Connelly. He deserves our respect.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:18 p.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    Fucking yawn. Could we maybe get back to making Horror movies with, you know, those old fashioned things like mood and atmosphere where the entire thing isn’t non-stop action and annoying characters who spout pithy one-liners? I wish we were getting 70’s style movies like Dawn of the Dead, Shivers and Phantasm etc.....

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:18 p.m. CST

    Dennis Quaid blew up in the trailer

    by T 1000 xp professional


  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:19 p.m. CST


    by Johnny T Williams

    I agree with you on that one. The trailer wasn't very well cut. Hopefully they'll trim it down and tight it up if they attach it to some movie.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:23 p.m. CST

    The Christian Right are going to Love this movie

    by AlienDragQueen

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:27 p.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    Yeah, the studio tacked on exorcism was shit but the other 90% of the movie is fucking awesome and my time will be better spent seeing that again rather then waste a fucking second on this fucking garbage.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:27 p.m. CST

    Looks like a remake of The Prophecy

    by judderman

    Except God is the bad guy this time. Hell, at least that makes more sense. Does that mean the Devil's on our side? Maybe played by Viggo?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:30 p.m. CST

    Navel interest equals Pot Smoking?


    Not sure how these things relate. Now... perhaps If I put pot in my navel and suck on my thumb, I'd find a new amazing way to be a human bong... but I've never tried that. <BR><BR>But seriously. No drug use today. No caffeine, sugar, crack, pot, heroin... nope, nothing, nada... Just me being silly.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:30 p.m. CST

    whats the point of having to enter your age?

    by Bouncy X

    its not like it knows if you're lying. completely retarded. anyway the movie looks pretty cool. i take it that collar is how god controls them or whatever.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:33 p.m. CST

    not for me...

    by VoteRoslin08

    but I'm pretty sure this will make a lot of people very happy, so cheers!

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:34 p.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    It’s not like the old days when a woman would consider it a privilege to carry and give birth to a savior. When the kid gets older, and his mother learns that he is the son of God, she’ll be hitting up the Vatican for child support payments. This means that God would have to get off his worthless fucking ass and put some more work into appearing on toilets and slices of toast to sucker the punters into church so they can fork over some more cash so the church can make payments to this chick that he never even intended on getting pregnant. It was a complete accident because he didn’t pull out in time and there are no condoms or contraceptives that can withstand his Holy splooge. So it’s better to send his army of angles to kill the bitch and cut the kid from her stomach.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:35 p.m. CST

    re: JonRD463

    by VoteRoslin08

    the romans.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:36 p.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    If dog is man’s best friend does that make God man’s worst enemy?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:39 p.m. CST

    looks terrible

    by mynemaborat

    i love the idea, i reckon an angel war could be sooo awesome... but this looks like crap. and i hated the part with the demon old lady that was meant to be funny or cool or something

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:39 p.m. CST

    looks good, feels like terminator though

    by mistergreen

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:40 p.m. CST

    looks like the prequel to Constantine.

    by ganymede3010

    Religious fairy-tale's bore me.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:44 p.m. CST

    Prince of Darkness VS Left Behind

    by awepittance

    and no thats not a good combo and i'm a huge Carpenter fan

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:45 p.m. CST


    by HaterofCrap


  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:46 p.m. CST

    Kind of reminded me a little of

    by scnjedi

    From Dusk Till Dawn. The whole diner in the desert where they make their last stand thing.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:49 p.m. CST

    I love Angel war stuff

    by SmokingRobot

    But this looks awful. And what kind of trailer shows one of the movies main characters dying horribly? WTF?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:52 p.m. CST

    I absolutely hate trailors that show the whole movie

    by chrismata

    I would have loved to see the old lady walk on the ceiling without knowing. It would have taken me by surprise, but now that I've seen it... there's no reason to see it at the multiplex.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:52 p.m. CST

    Liquor and Whores

    by Mr. Lahey

    Liquor and whores Liquor and whores Cigarettes and dope and mustard and bologna and Liquor and whores I was down Drinkin' at the Legion I met a girl, she was nice She was pretty and pleasing She said "Hey boy, We should do some marryin'" I said sure, but before we do There's something that you should know I like Liquor and whores Liquor and whores Cigarettes and dope and mustard and bologna and Liquor and whores

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:52 p.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    What, you think that in Heaven, God is just going to let you do whatever the fuck you want? Like spend eternity living in a mansion on the coast of a beautiful white sand beach with crystal clear blue water, limitless booze, drugs and an endless supply of 16 year old cheerleaders? Ain’t gonna happen. Why the fuck would you want to go to Heaven anyway? What interesting people do you think are there? I’d rather go to Hell because, number one, I’ll get to be with the rest of my family and, number two, I’m sure that it would more fun then sitting on a cloud and playing a harp for eternity with a bunch of virginal losers.<br> <br>You think the Devil is going to roast you forever, for what, enjoying yourselves to the fullest extent that you could while trapped in a rotting piece of meat on a miserable little planet in the middle of nowhere filled with nothing but pain, suffering and despair as though any of that shit make you a better person or worthy in the eyes of some fuckstick deity? He put you on this planet to die and he is laughing at you because you clowns are the ultimate in reality TV for Him. Suckers.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:59 p.m. CST


    by kuldan, wow. Bitter, are we not?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11 p.m. CST

    Looks awesome.

    by Pompoulus

    It's sort of too bad I just saw it. I do like the idea that the villain is basically god.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Looks good

    by fassbinder79

    But the studio should have given the filmmakers a bigger budget. It actually appears that the director knew what they were doing...They just didn't have enough money for the CGI effects. Great cast though. And a couple moments look quite good.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:04 p.m. CST


    by aphextwin

    he funny, he is a funny bunny

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:05 p.m. CST

    What's the point of those D.O.B things?

    by The Dark Shite

    I put that I was born 12/21/1827 & I was allowed to watch it. Either the whole thing's pointless or they believe in equal rights for Zombies.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:07 p.m. CST

    Soooo.... Dennis Quaid's character dies. Thanks for the spoiler.

    by Heckles

    This movie remind me of Dogma. Except this looks funnier. ZING!

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:07 p.m. CST

    aphextwin, HAVEN'T SEEN YOU IN A WHILE...

    by CarlThorMark1978

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:07 p.m. CST

    Is God The Final Boss Battle?

    by Crow3711

    Looks like a video game. A decent one. But still, a video game.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:11 p.m. CST

    Not the worst thing I've heard an old lady say...

    by KongMonkey

    I said you're fucking baby's gonna burn. Now how 'bout some cookies.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:12 p.m. CST

    Is this The Prophecy 4?

    by dailysportspages

    Or maybe its that one storyline from South Park when Kenny goes to heaven and has to play his video game in a war between good and bad angels.<br> <br> This would be the second movie this year to bite an idea from Trey Parker and Matt Stone. <br> First was G.I. Joe and their re-imagining of Team America World Police.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:14 p.m. CST

    Is man being punished by God and his angels b/c of global warmin

    by aceattorney

    Just a hunch.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:17 p.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

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    by CarlThorMark1978


  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:20 p.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:21 p.m. CST

    Okay, from now on ...

    by ReportAbuse

    ...the old lady only gets decaf.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:24 p.m. CST

    There is no God...except...

    by vettebro

    Yourself. With that said, I always knew Jesus's mom was a waitress in some remote greasy spoon. I just knew it!

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:25 p.m. CST

    I'll swallow your soul!

    by birdybirdQ

    Having a scary old hag wreak bloody havoc may be a nice tribute to Sam Raimi & ED2 but a good movie it don't make...

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:26 p.m. CST


    by oregontrail

    Seems like a not-as-good Metropol. That was by Ted McKeever in what, 1991?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:28 p.m. CST

    WOW. Looks terrible.

    by quamb

    This looks bad... not in a Tremors kind of funny haha bad. But looks awful. How many cliches can they fit into one trailer?? Can only imagine how painful the entire film will be. And what's with the giving the whole film away?? The post above is so true - feel like I've seen the film two times already.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:32 p.m. CST

    This movie looks retardedly great

    by Lyghthouse

    As soon as I saw the old lady go Spider-Man, my ticket was bought.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:33 p.m. CST

    Dogma ruined me for archangels in breastplates forever.

    by malificus

    This looks kinda stupid and cheesy. The chick is easy on the eyes, but where does that shotgun fucking come from, one minute they're eating lunch in the diner and the next it's Evil Dead and everyone's Rambo? I hate that shit, most people wouldn't even know how to load a gun much-less shoot it. I call bullshit on this ponderous movie, it looks like someone re-made Tremors and then decided to make it serious in the the editing.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:34 p.m. CST

    Is this a prequel to The Last Legion?

    by The Dum Guy

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:37 p.m. CST

    This looks about as terrible as a film can be

    by Sloopjohnb

    Do movies get any cornier?

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:42 p.m. CST

    Really? I mean... No, really is all I got.

    by littlebigthumper

    Fuck this movie. Rarely do I talk about movies in a negative light but fuck me this movie looks like a dead fetus' piece of shit that has been rotting in the sun for over three years. Killer Angels? Really? I saw the footage and laughed my ass off. We should play a game to see if we can find insults for the film that will keep us much more entertained than that of wasted celluloid.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:44 p.m. CST

    Fuck fucky mcfucking der fuckingsteinenberg!

    by The Dum Guy

    Why do we get to see Dennis Mc-Quaid die?<br><br>I fucking hate this shit, I don't want to see major plot points in the trailer, i.e. the entire movie for Funny People was rapped up in the 3 minute previews.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:46 p.m. CST

    Kemey will not let that bastard live!

    by The Dum Guy

    This movie will be proof that Catholics are full of shit, and God fully approves of abortion, fully.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:50 p.m. CST

    Constantine+From Dusk Till Dawn+The Prophecy=

    by Harold-Sherbort

    this movie. I'm not one to go by trailers, but this looks pretty bad.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:51 p.m. CST

    At the end of the movie....

    by The Dum Guy

    One of the nihilist from The Big Lebowski shows up as Lucifer and tells everyone that God is dead, but he is being reincarnated into the unborn child ('cause according to heavenly law Gabriel would take over if he isn't reborn and God would have to relive a life as a ladybug).

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:53 p.m. CST

    DAMN! That was AWESOME. I'm there.

    by DrPain

    Best, where the hell did this movie come from!?, trailer I've seen since the Outlander trailer.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:53 p.m. CST

    It amazes me

    by Kotisu

    when I come to this site and read some of the horrible shit people write about religion. I'm a Christian, and I'm no different than probably any of you on here - love movies, video games, you name it. But man, some of the hateful shit people say on here about people like me just makes my head spin. I mean, it goes waaaaaay beyond just stating a difference of opinion or something. It's pure hate. I really wish I could check out the shit on this site without having to shake my head at what some people have to say about my religion - when I don't say anything about the things they believe in, etc.

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:56 p.m. CST

    meh, i already saw constantine..

    by theneonsamurai

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:58 p.m. CST

    Whoa how about that?

    by zillabeast

    Now that looks pretty fucking cool!

  • Aug. 12, 2009, 11:58 p.m. CST


    by HaterofCrap

    is what i think most of you were looking for. WHERE BILLY ZANE AT?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:05 a.m. CST


    by monkeywright

    I swear to God, these studio execs just fill in mad libs to get script ideas.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:07 a.m. CST

    Sorry, looks like a mess

    by DreadPirateRoberts

    First the trailer is so choppy you can't tell what is going on. Then it settles down and shows the whole damn movie. And now that I have seen the trailer I am less interested. Premise seemed cool. Execution seems silly. <br><br> Anyone remember Joseph Linsner's Dawn: Lucifer's Halo. THAT has a cool Heaven's vs Hell's legions movie in it somewhere.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:11 a.m. CST

    Come to think of it......

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    Scratch my earlier post. This looks fucking simple. I only thought the beginning of the trailer was cool.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:18 a.m. CST


    by shaell

    Looks like the worst movie ever made.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:18 a.m. CST

    First GI Joe, now this? What happened to DQ?

    by Serious Black

    You know a movie is going to be bad when you can't wait for the preview to be over. How somebody managed to make angels fighting with machine guns look boring, I don't know, but they did.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:18 a.m. CST

    I'll be watching because of Adrianne Palicki

    by ineffable

    but it doesn't seem as bas as I thought it would be. I count that as a WIN!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:19 a.m. CST

    Christian Left and Middle will love it too!

    by ElJuano

    I dig it! I think it looks interesting enough to watch and compare, Compare to what you ask? Constantine, Demon Knight, The Prophecy... etc. i think it looks good enough to claim its own mark!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:19 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    Both are used by liars, thieves and murderers to gain wealth and power over the weak minded who are fearful of the future. You can’t face the uncertainty of what happens after we die so you put your blind faith into whatever fairytales give you the most comfort. Politics is the same in that you vote for whoever tells you what you want to hear. In both cases you always end up realizing, to late, that all that fear was a waste when you should have been living your life. Religion and Politics contains the worst of our society and all they ever do is try to make you afraid of everything so you will always need them.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:20 a.m. CST

    I fucking LOVE Biblical horror! But...

    by D.Vader

    This is a BAD, BAD trailer. <p> Elongated jaws are shitty. I hate seeing them. <p> I couldn't tell who was the main character here. Was it Michael? The pregnant chick? Or Dennis Quaid? <p> It looked like another sequel to The Prophecy. Where's Christopher Walken? <p> But hey, Keamy's got a job as Gabriel! Fucking A! <p> That said... this deserves a better trailer. This thing was all over the place. Michael is bad, then he's good; its hard to tell wtf is going on.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:22 a.m. CST

    Biblical horror not my thing usually

    by kafka07

    but I have to admit I did like Knowing. And this here Legion film looks even better than that.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:23 a.m. CST

    DreadPirateRoberts, NO ONE IN HOLLYWOOD READS, THAT'S WHY.....

    by CarlThorMark1978

    We're getting LEGO THE MOTION PICTURE that I'll eventually catch in a double bill with ETCH A SKETCH. I hope that California sinks into the fucking ocean.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:26 a.m. CST

    Every Screen Gems movie I've seen has blown

    by SlickyVonBoner

    and someone always gets cut in half at the end. Besides, I practically saw that whole movie in the trailer. I always liked that dude from Roc, though.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:28 a.m. CST

    In a world, where Monopoly, Legos, and park rides...

    by The Dum Guy

    Are movies, we get:<br><br>(in the movie-guy voice) Paradise Lost II : The 2nd Coming...<br><br>Honestly, I've wanted some big-budget Angels v Demons movie for awhile, but to have become a 'lone survivors in a cafe (or bar) is lame.<br><br>I just hope when the real End of Days happens, we get more bang for our buck.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:31 a.m. CST

    didn't they already do this?

    by eaze

    it was called the prophecy_i know others brought it up but damn,this seriously looks like it could be prophecy 4.the old lady was cool,though

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:31 a.m. CST


    by D.Vader

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:32 a.m. CST

    Biblical horror has the potential to be fucking epic

    by D.Vader

    That's why I like it so much.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:34 a.m. CST

    Hey Creepy Thin Man...

    by D.Vader

    I think the point of Hell is that you won't find any comfort anywhere, and thus, if your family is there, you will never see nor hear them.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:37 a.m. CST

    Kotisu- get used to it

    by D.Vader

    Pple have been writing horrible shit about Jews and Muslims for a long time. Don't think you're special just bc you're Christian. Christians have done a lot of bad things in the name of Jesus too, and are NEVER above reproach. Why? Bc they're pple and thus imperfect. Just get used to it. Best advice I can give.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:43 a.m. CST

    Looks like terrible Direct-to-Video...

    by Sith Witch


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:43 a.m. CST

    Looks awful

    by PorkChopXpress

    This looks like direct to video crap. And what is Dennis Quaid doing in it? And why do they show him dying in the stupid are their marketing people?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:47 a.m. CST

    Old people cursing is NEVER scary.

    by sonnyfern

    But what a kickass cast! Dennis Quaid! Charles Dutton! That kid from Gothic (or fast and the furious I guess) I love seige movies too! I'm down!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:47 a.m. CST


    by TiPPiDa

    Yeah I didn't mind Knowing either, until about 30 minutes from the end credits.<p>Serisouly, that movie was Alex Proyas' being M.Night when he did SIGNS.. just be fucking Alex Proyas!!.. make it all seem like a hoax/coincidence, but the last shots of the film give a massive hint of some end of the world shit, but no redemption, no salvation, god's pissed off, and there's not a fucking thing you can do about it, because you're lower in the food chain.. Cut to black. hahah actually that's kinda lame, but its still better than the whole aliens taking the chittlins to new eden type end we got.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:48 a.m. CST

    Hahaha dumbass marketing...

    by cheyne_stoking_DMS

    Yes Dennis Quaid is in the movie...... Does he die???...maybe. Maybe not. Maybe go fuck yourself.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:49 a.m. CST


    by Darthkrusty

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:50 a.m. CST

    Dennis Quaid becomes a giant zit.

    by D.Vader

    And explodes with puss? Bleh.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:57 a.m. CST

    Horror my ass, that is clearly a comedy

    by MattmanReturns

    Something Harry failed to mention in his blurb.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:58 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:01 a.m. CST

    De Taja....

    by The Dum Guy

    Dennis Quaid is a Jewish pop-tart.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:02 a.m. CST


    by vettebro

    Well said on the religion and politics statement. Pretty much spot on.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:02 a.m. CST

    Crap crap crap crap crap

    by bbbbeeeennnn

    The effects look like ass, bettany is like a lame Neo/Keanu Reeves ripoff, that guy got possessed by like a demon agent smith and that girl is basically sarah connor. what the fuck.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:02 a.m. CST

    D.Vader I never said I was special

    by Kotisu

    I am just saying that I don't do the things that you have described and would like to be extended the same courtesy. AM I not allowed to come to this site and enjoy it as a Christian? I don't sit here and make a game out of tearing down other people's beliefs and hating on them. I just come here to read the news about movies and laugh at the funny stuff people say about them - but geez, some people really say terrible things about what others really care about that have nothing to do with movies or entertainment news. I don't do that, I think it's kind of rude.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:06 a.m. CST

    Well why go see the movie, I just saw the whole damn thing in th

    by JethroBodine

    Well why go see the movie, I just saw the whole damn thing in the trailer! I hate it when trailers give away the whole damn movie. Spolier tag anyone?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:07 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    That movie came out just over 20 year ago and it still has one of the worst "performances" I have ever seen in a motion picture given by Mr. Quaid. I fucking hate every moment that grinning fucking asshole is on the screen with the heat of a billion suns!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:08 a.m. CST

    Fucking fuck that looked cool...

    by BurnHollywood

    ...Except the trailer kind of showed the whole damned movie (as usual).<p> Does look like THE PROPHECY, which is a good thing. Shades of Vertigo Comics' LUCIFER, too.<p> Damn, I love angel on angel action, though...

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:09 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    That's probably why I flip burgers for a living.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:13 a.m. CST

    Oh no, Kotisu, PLEASE come and express your opinion

    by D.Vader

    I value different opinions as long as they aren't shitting on mine or ones that are similar. <p> I just don't want you to think this entire site is shit bc some pple don't like Christians. I also want you to understand that Christianity isn't special (except to those that believe in it), and this is coming from a Catholic. <p> When religious topics come up, you're going to find there are many atheists here that don't care about Christians or the way they've hijacked the Republican party, and so they express some of their anger here. Terrible things are said here about EVERYONE, regardless of race, sex, or religion. But Christianity does seem to get a pass in the same way that making fun of white pple gets a pass- its the dominant majority. Making fun of a minority who has never had power is not exactly "right", bc you're kicking someone who is down. Making fun of someone who is on top is acceptable bc really, they're in power. Its much more acceptable. <p> I'm just saying to you that, if you plan to come here, be prepared to meet opinions you don't agree with. If you can accept that fact, that pple here WILL make fun of Christians (And I do it from time to time too), and if you can look past it and continue with the movie discussions, you'll enjoy yourself a whole lot more.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:15 a.m. CST


    by vettebro

    you are way ahead of the curve. McDonalds? Burger King? In & Out?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:17 a.m. CST


    by Thall_Joben

    Yep, Prophecy already did this better, plus you had Christopher Walken. Not sure there's much point in making the same movie with more explosions. Why dosen't someone just MAKE FUCKING 'PREACHER?'!!!!!!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:18 a.m. CST

    There's a definite Tremors vibe early on...

    by Somerichs

    in that the desert, hole up somewhere with some force trying to kill them, some comedic i crazy? Now if they'd just gotten Fred Ward in this shit, my ass would be in the seat come opening day. Fred Ward should be in every movie...

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:21 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    The Bible, the Torah, the Koran, the Necronomicon or issue #1 of Hustler?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:21 a.m. CST

    Holy S%it!

    by vettebro

    There are some intelligent people on this talkback. Well said Vader.

  • I see where you are coming from, but what you call other people's opinions are more like the absolute worst and most offensive thing that could be possibly said. I can get along with Atheists or people of other religions all day long due to the simple fact that I would feel horrible saying anything as offensive about their beliefs as what is said about my religion on here sometimes. In fact, I totally agree with you and CarlThorMark about religion and politics and what not. But I blame the "evil" that has been done with both on mankind, not God. I still think that the original intent and message is a good thing - something worth believing in.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:31 a.m. CST

    Yeah vettebro

    by D.Vader

    There are a few of us every now and then, thanks =).

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:34 a.m. CST

    True Kotisu

    by D.Vader

    The original intent and message IS a good thing and worth believing in. Its just been subverted SO heavily be humans with issues and agendas, that its hard for many people to be truly comfortable with a religious person and not think they're either a. someone that buys into the lies or b. someone who is close-minded to others. <p> For me, I didn't read anything that came close to hate-speech against christians here on this talkback. But then, I really did just scan it *extremely* quickly for anything interesting and so I probably skipped over it. <p> But then, that's what I do, I skip over it. People like that don't deserve attention; they say shit like that bc they crave it. And I won't help them indulge. So just carry on with the movie talk and we'll all be better for it =).

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:39 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    Join us in our worship of Shatnerology.<br> <br>Also, did it ever occur to anyone that the reason that God demands that we live sin free lives is that, once we die, our souls are used as nourishment for this deity and that Sin is poisonous to it? We might be nothing more then free range spirits for this transdimentional being that lives on pure, untarnished lifeforce.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:51 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    I would truly love for there to be something beyond our physical world, where our spirits/souls/lifeforce is free to travel across the universe forever. Could there be some sort of higher form of consciousness behind what we perceive to be reality? Maybe. But we won’t know until we die and even if there is nothing after death, why would you worry when no one ever worries where they were before they were born.<br> <br>I don’t believe in any sort of religion what-so-ever because they are created by humans and it’s amazing that anyone could have the nerve to believe that they could even begin to comprehend the sort of being that could create our universe. Human arrogance sickens me but it is nothing compared to my hatred for those who prey on people who are afraid of dying and what lies beyond.<br> <br>But if you would like to save your soul from eternal damnation then please send $5 to William Shatner.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:59 a.m. CST


    by vettebro

    Don't fear the truth. Open your mind. Start with this... 0A

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:03 a.m. CST

    Why the hell aren't we seeing this...

    by VWantsRevenge

    At FANTASTIC FEST? Maybe it'll be announced later, or a secret screening, but like AVATAR, THE BOX, and [REC] 2, this kinda is EXACTLY what should be shown. C'mon now.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:06 a.m. CST

    Looks like Preacher Lite

    by Luke902

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:06 a.m. CST

    Kotisu, DON'T LISTEN TO vettebro, THIS IS THE VIDEO FOR YOU....

    by CarlThorMark1978

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:14 a.m. CST


    by vettebro

    That is awesome! Kotisu, he's right watch his video instead!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:15 a.m. CST

    D.Vader and CarlThorMark

    by Kotisu

    I'm right with you on what mankind has done in the name of all religions - it's sick as shit and always has been. This also makes me angry, very often. But, I still believe in the idea that religion is a good thing at its center, and it often gives me a sense of hope. This is why I direct my anger at those people who distort religion and use it for power and tyranny. I don't hold my God accountable for the bullshit mankind does. It just seems that people tend to attack and try to destroy the core meaning of religion (in many cases Christiananity, but obviously not all) which is (I believe) a message of love, hope, and deliverance. It is true that many men of power have used religion to subvert the lives of innocent people. But I honestly don't believe Jesus Christ ever, ever, ever meant for this sort of thing to happen. The man was too busy trying to convince people to just love each other. So, why do people mock the man, say unbelievably vicious things about him, when they should be reserving those things for the corrupt people who have abused the original message? I hold my belief in JC dearly. I don't think that him, as a man and historical figure, deserves the hatred he gets. I think that hatred should be pointed at the men and women who corrupt his message, as well as all those who corrupt other religions' messages for their profit. Even Shatnerology.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:18 a.m. CST

    Looks like The Prophecy on 'roids

    by opteryx

    I have to say The Prophecy has my favourite depiction of angels in movies so far.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:19 a.m. CST

    Looks like such complete shit

    by zikade zarathos

    THE PROPHECY is such a great, late night, 1 am on Thursday HBO "discovery" type movie with such a cool cast (how are you going to beat fucking Aragorn as the Devil? You aren't) that to see something so blatantly try to rip off not only the basic "plot" (angel war comes to Earth and hinges on the possession of a single soul/person) but the whole "feel" of it pisses me off.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:29 a.m. CST

    I have a question...

    by vettebro

    Why do people need God or Jesus to teach them to be moral, civil or "good" human beings? I don't. My principles and morals came from my parents, not Jesus. Religion can mess people up. Just look at Carrie White's mother for example. ;D

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:40 a.m. CST

    Looks like a high budget version...

    by oneletter

    of Supernatural season 4 mixed with the first Terminator. Hey, and isn't that Sam's dead girlfriend? I'll watch it, looks interesting if a bit overkill

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:44 a.m. CST


    by CarlThorMark1978

    On getting something in return for being good? What makes me puke is that you actually have to bribe people into not acting like fucking animals towards each other.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:49 a.m. CST

    nice footage

    by chipps

    shades of a few movies there. looks interesting.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:51 a.m. CST


    by vettebro

    Like you said, it all has to do with control.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:56 a.m. CST

    Ice Cream Man Demon looked like I AM LEGEND vampire

    by ZombieHeathLedger

    And the old lady demon in the restaurant has to be about the campiest funniest thing I've seen in years. This almost seems to have a bit of FEAST in it.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:01 a.m. CST

    More Left Behind proto fascist dominionist garbage

    by Sepulchrave

    With rubbish special effects, crap writing and dirtbag brownshirt politics. Hey look; the Right can't write, and they can't make movies worth a shit either.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:08 a.m. CST

    Oh and Harry

    by Sepulchrave

    You are a lazy, lazy man, working hard on becoming dumber all the time. When the time for action comes, you'll be a vegetable.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:08 a.m. CST

    Intense is hardly the word I would choose..

    by MajorFrontbum describe that trailer. I would use the word "Hilarious" to describe that trailer. And lets not even mention the incredibly fake looking 90's CGI. Seven Shades of Shit is more like it. You couldn't pay me to watch this nonsense. NEXT!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:10 a.m. CST

    nolan bautista wins the thread...'angel-ful' ROTFLMAO!

    by ZombieHeathLedger

    nice one

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:26 a.m. CST

    D.Vader: it is the end of days!

    by chipps

    don't blaspheme god dammit!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:34 a.m. CST


    by OGoncho

    Looks worth a watch.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:41 a.m. CST

    oops- meant "angel-fu"

    by ZombieHeathLedger

    too busy snickering.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:44 a.m. CST

    I had to turn it off as soon as Dennis Quaid appeared

    by spleen

    Way too long for a trailer. I was sold after the ice cream truck. Looks great.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:45 a.m. CST

    Once Again Proving

    by Sgt.Steiner

    That the supernatural is apparently no match for a whole lot of guns.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:53 a.m. CST

    Bully, bully! @ CarlThorMark1978

    by Cosmo Nautilus

    Cheers, sir.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:54 a.m. CST

    maybe there is a god maybe there isn't

    by chipps

    certainly there a lot of smart atheists and lot of smart theists. this site seems to be full of dipshits, regurgitating arguments from friken internet docos that conclude 9/11 was an inside job and using it to cloak their own stupidity by attacking the intelligence of others without so much as looking into said arguments to see if they hold water. There a lot of good arguments against the god theory, you can pick the dipshits cause they regurgitate the bad ones. fucking read a book.<p>and kotisu don't be so precious, you should read some of the older talkbacks on this topic.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:01 a.m. CST

    John Carpenter's back....

    by DC Films

    And he's pissed because they showed Dennis Quaid getting blown up in the trailer.<p> TWATS!<p> Looks good though - apart from the cheesy "It's begun" one liners.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:01 a.m. CST


    by DC Films

    There, i said it, and big!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:36 a.m. CST


    by yodalovesyou

    He faced down a Xenomorph while shouting "Come on, muthafucker, is that the best you got!". Charlie Dutton is ace!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:44 a.m. CST

    Good cast and lots of action.

    by barnaby jones

    Armond White needs to be stopped

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:47 a.m. CST

    Hi, I'm the icre-cream man demon from the trailer

    by smackfu

    Every now and then, I like to pull off the side of the road, stand infront of my truck, stretch out my arms and jaw and scream out into the night in a random direction. It looks pretty cool the 1% of the time there is a camera there but the other 99% of the time, it looks absolutely retarded. So I took a big risk there. Hope you all appreciate it, is all I'm saying.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5 a.m. CST

    Another 'toy' movie.

    by Non-American

    Harry keeps getting sucked into these things. They wouldn't screen that POC "GI Joe" for critics, because they knew the critics would hate it, BESIDES the fact it's a POC. So they use Harry as their 'critic'. January. Screen Gems. Harry reviewing it. Hallmarks of stinkery all.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:02 a.m. CST

    Looks good, can't go wrong with Quaid, Dutton and Bethany!

    by KillaKane

    Cool set-up, nice looking VFX my ticket

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:16 a.m. CST

    Chris Walken and Prophecy

    by Shub-Wankalot

    Even now Prophecy still remains a classic about the war of angels, God, humans, heaven, earth, and hell, and Satan. And yeah, Christopher Walken as Gabriel steals the show absolutely.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:17 a.m. CST

    That's a great mash up...

    by PreciousRoy

    ...of the Exorcist, Prince of Darkness and The Prophecy. Thing is, I like *all* of those films, and a mash up looks pretty good to me. I'm in.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:24 a.m. CST

    Well now we know the huge plot twist. THANKS GOD!

    by Mysterious_Volvo

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:30 a.m. CST

    so basically it's...

    by shoveller

    The Prophecy 19 featuring a Tremor Brother... What the hell, i wanna see dennis quaid explode...

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:34 a.m. CST

    Did you know...

    by DC Films

    That Prophecy was made of the story elements that were cut from Gregory Widen's original HIGHLANDER script.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:36 a.m. CST

    Love Bettany but no

    by Cat_Corporation

    This looks poor. I always find Biblical stuff way too camp. Hope I don't burn in hell now. Besides that, the CG looks crud, but I love Paul Bettany anyway.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:39 a.m. CST

    Good actors don't make for a good movie.

    by 5-15-9

    Just like some bad actors can win Academy's. Point being, this looks bad. Whole new levels of suck.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:45 a.m. CST

    As regards "I have a question... by vettebro"

    by 5-15-9

    Food can mess people up too. Should we stop eating? Math can really confuse some of us (*raises hand*), but do we really need to give up math?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:46 a.m. CST


    by Wackyal123

    First off, Hell is supposed to be the absence of God's love. So if you believe in Heaven and Hell, in hell, you wouldn't get any comfort in God. This movie looks like the Prophecy which was great so I can't wait to see it (although Christopher Walken and Elias Koteas made that movie and you can't beat Viggo Mortensen for Satan). Personally, I want to see a Biblical Apocalypse movie done like that Insane Clown Posse track, where it's a normal family hearing stuff on TV and radio and gradually getting affected by it. The news reports would be dark!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:54 a.m. CST

    God bad Devil good?

    by weebay

    Is this one of those God is bad and the Devil is really good movies?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 6 a.m. CST

    God has NEVER been on man's side.

    by TheCap

    We're not His children ... we're His DISEASE.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 6:34 a.m. CST

    Why Guns?

    by Rocky_Horror

    The last thing I want to see in a battle between angels and demons is to watch them battle with guns! Boring!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 6:48 a.m. CST

    31 flavours of awseome....

    by beatleMatt

    ...but did they just show 80% of the movie?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 6:59 a.m. CST

    Metal mickey - HELL YEAH!

    by spud mcspud

    The only viable Constantine that could briong the requisite level of intensity yet retoain that sardonic sense of humour... It's Bettany. BETTANY FOR CONSTANTINE!<P> REBOOT THAT SHIT NOW!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:01 a.m. CST

    The theology of it is shit though...

    by spud mcspud

    Why would God allow His Son to return, only to order all the angels of Heaven minus Michael to go all out to kill Him?<P> There'll be some sub-Garth Ennis shit answer to this that makes no sense ot anyone with half a brain and a passing knowledge of theology. And yeah, I DID diss Ennis - because as much fun as the mega-blasphemous epic PREACHER was, the theology in that was shit as well. What a lame fucking ending to an awesome story.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:05 a.m. CST

    I think I just

    by BukaHobbit

    Epiphanied in my pants. Looks good

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:09 a.m. CST

    Great trailor - now I don't need to see the movie

    by Yeti

    KIDDING! Looks fantastic. Has dennis Quaid done something to his eyes? Looks fucked up.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:12 a.m. CST

    ICP can go suck shit through a dick.

    by a_terradactyl

    the biggest pussys ever. This movie is going to suck rotten clit. The kid from Fast and the Furious Toyko Drift (Lucas Black) one of the worst actors FUCKING EVER. Red neck piece of shit. If he opends his mouth once the movies over. Even if it does have (Dennis Quaid) and (Paul Bettany)in it.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:12 a.m. CST

    "Leave a light on, Thomas..."

    by spud mcspud

    Viggo stole THE PROPHECY in just a few minutes of screen time. Not a mean feat, when you consider how great Eric Stoltz, Elias Koteas and Christopher Walken are in that movie. Not to mention Adam Goldberg and Amanda Plummer as two awesome zombies, and Virginia Madsen can just sit there looking teh hotness for all I care... she's GORGEOUS.<P> Yep, THE PROPHECY is all kinds of fun. Avoid the sequels though - they're shit.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:15 a.m. CST

    I guess...

    by SunTzu77

    They couldn't book Chris Walken or Eric Stoltz for this remake of The Prophecy...errr I mean this is a rental at best... for me.

  • No one seems to have a problem with beliefs here (I believe I'll have another drink) but Organized Religion is deemed by the uneducated as truth, by the wise as false, and by the powerful as useful. Always has been always will be.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:18 a.m. CST

    weebay - yes it is. Theology for retards...

    by spud mcspud

    Dur, we all believe exactly what Garth Ennis tells us to believe in PREACHER 'cos we're too fucking DUMB to think for ourselves! DUUUUURR!!!<P> Gosh, how fucking hip, to have all these atheists hating on Christianity. At least get your fucking facts straight, atheists, before you start going on about how evil this religion (whose Golden Rule is "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you") is. Christianity, like most religions, has done a lot more good than harm, and like with most other religions, only those few idiots that use it for harm EVER get talked about. And if you want to pick a fight with a religion that is REALLY causing unimaginable suffering RIGHT FUCKING NOW - go and have a go at the radicalised fundamnetalist Muslims who believe than stoning a 14 year old girl to death because her father complained that the village elders raped her is actually NORMAL.<P> But then, radicals tend to fight back. Better to go pick on a religion whose UK population is mainly made up of nice old ladys who do bake sales to mend the church roof. Real threat to your world views they are, you fucking coward atheists.<P> God, I hate this relentless fucking Christ-bashing. It's so pathetic, and the loudest anti-Christian voices are usually the fucking dumbest...

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:19 a.m. CST

    Asians cant be angles they have no souls

    by a_terradactyl

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:19 a.m. CST

    same with gingers

    by a_terradactyl

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:25 a.m. CST

    Yeti - Myth No 1

    by spud mcspud

    Religion wasn't INVENTED as a means of control, it was invented as a means of the sceintifically uneducated for understanding the world they lived in. It was co-opted by the ruthless in order to subjugate the masses, true, but initially, it was intrinsically a good thing. It kick started the need to give meaning to the meaningless.<P> Blaming religion for the evil things perpetrated by power-hungry nutjobs using religion as a tool to do so is like saying that football causes violence, because there is always violence at football matches. No, nutjobs cause violence - they just use football teams as the means to divide themselves in order to have a tribe or group to fight FOR.<P> Religion is NOT evil. The people who use it as an excuse to attack those who do not belong to THEIR religion - they ARE evil. You'd be amazed how many people don't understand the distinction.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:28 a.m. CST

    Well-Executed Cliche Combo

    by Mike-El

    A kneeling, fist-to-the-ground, crouched Iron Man landing...followed up with an emo/aggro Shawshank rain look-up. Then, just to stick the landing, a lock-and-load scene complete with martial drumbeats. Impressive.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:31 a.m. CST

    aka Spider-Grandma & the Ice Cream Man

    by I am_NOTREAL

    from Hell!!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:34 a.m. CST

    There. You just saw the entire movie in 5 minutes.

    by Bot-Bot

    Sure looks dumb as a bag of wet hammers. They could have ended the trailer right at the point when the ice cream man leaps at the camera. That would have been intriguing, but instead they assured their straight-to-video fate by showing the entire plot - including the death of main characters - in this ridiculous trailer. The hilarious old lady on the ceiling makes you wonder if it's supposed to be a comedy.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:34 a.m. CST

    I Think they have the title wrong

    by Potatino

    Yawnpocalypse thats what they should call it. This trailer makes me sleepy. No sale!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:39 a.m. CST

    Constantine meets The Prophecy

    by ScottinDC

    The script looks like shit...some of the CGI was rough but Paul Bettany is usually pretty reliable.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:42 a.m. CST

    Being vehemently opposed to religion is not a sign of intelligen

    by SoylentMean

    Many, if not most people who are religious do eventually come to a point in their lives where they make the decision, on their own, to keep their faith. <P> If you are raised in the faith of your parents and don't eventually question its validity, there might be some lack of intelligence on your part. But for anybody who holds to religion due to faith, well at some point there is doubt. Doubt is a tremendous part of faith.<P> If you personally don't believe in a religion and begrudge another for believing in said religion, well you're nothing more than a cunt.<P> I don't believe in a lot of religious ideologies but I accept that others do. What I don't accept is violence in the name of any faith.<P> Ever. <P> That's where the true line should be drawn.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:45 a.m. CST

    "Asians cant be angles" by a_terradactyl

    by SoylentMean

    Absolutely, especially the dreaded 45 degree angle. Yikes.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:58 a.m. CST


    by Cobbio

    spud mcspud, you wrote, "Christianity, like most religions, has done a lot more good than harm."<p> I think this point is debatable. Depending on your definition of what's "good" and "bad," this notion could go either way. Like religion in general, people take out of it what they want. Therefore there is no absolute truth, therefore there is no specific overarching entity or entities looking down or interacting with us. It's simply whatever individuals want to believe, and since humans are tremendously susceptible to the power of suggestion, religion as a binding social force, not truth, comes into being.<p> But when you rationally (meaning scientifically, meaning independently verifying the repeatability of results) consider the facts, the illusion of it falls apart. By definition, then, religious belief is irrational.<p> Furthermore, neurobiologists working independently in two countries in 2006 and 2007 mapped stimulation points in the human brain, attempting to narrow down pleasure points based on the participants' beliefs. What both studies found, independently of each other, was that people who believe in a supernatural entity elicit the same neurological response as someone with a close friend, spouse, or lover. Which is expected, given the stimuli.<p> What the studies also found, however, was that the "addiction" centers, meaning the neurological centers overstimulated in alcoholics and heroin addicts by the objects their affections, were stimulated in the EXACT same way in religious believers. By this, I mean, people who before the studies stated they believed in God.<p> Thus one of the things the studies concluded, neurologically speaking, was that belief in a supernatural entity, namely God, is by any definition, an addiction. It provides a feeling of love and closeness to people, even when the object of that closeness doesn't exist.<p> So, getting back to your point, mcspud, maybe religion HAS done a lot more harm than good?<p> Aside from all that, though, this film looks pretty intense. I may just go see it.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:01 a.m. CST

    When I was a little boy my mother spoke of a prophecy too...

    by FlickaPoo

    ....she said "...if you go to art school you're going to starve to death, and your family too...maybe you can draw, but you're no Micheal Angelo (Micheal Angelo, not Michelangelo, see?)...and even if you do achieve some national recognition you will still be eating tuna out of the can and slowly dying of mercury poisoning..."....

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:09 a.m. CST

    Well, you all wanted a movie that wasn't a sequel or a remake

    by Geomancer21


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:10 a.m. CST

    Where's Christopher Walken when we need him...

    by johnnyangelheart

    Looks like some badass fun.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:16 a.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    Ice cream man's arms stretching out looked really cool.<p> However his jaw stretching out looked really lame.<p> I think that could be a miscrocosm of the entire movie.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:18 a.m. CST

    LOVED that old woman!

    by Kobaal

    Bwa ha ha ha ha!!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:19 a.m. CST


    by spud mcspud

    Interesting points, but how can something which creates a feeling of love or closeness to people who may not actualy be there be more harm than good?<P> I think many people on here that hate Christianity are people who can't accept that some people need a crutch of some kind to get them through life. Others need to believe in a reason for existence, still others want a deity to be able to express their gratitude to. All of these, on the face of it, do seem more good than bad. The impulse, however, by atheists to bring down these people seems to be the same one as those twats wearing T-shirts that said "Dumbledore dies on page XXX" on the day HALF-BLOOD PRINCE was released in book form. They're just mean-spirited bastards who want to shit on the beliefs of others if they have no beliefs themselves. It's a form of control too: make EVERYONE believe what they believe, which is that religion is false and that there is no God.<P> Can't we all just get along???

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:20 a.m. CST

    Dennis Quaid: the poor man's Harrison Ford.

    by Cletus Van Damme

    But, Kurt Russell already did this.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:27 a.m. CST

    X-Files Fight the Future + T2 + Lake Placid

    by Dataset

    + Buffy episode "The Gift". I see a movie that looks OK running around inside over thirty different tropes. Oh God, I just used "tropes" in a sentence. The world will burn!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:28 a.m. CST

    Looks waaaay better than GI JOE

    by teamgibbs

    I've never wanted my eight bucks back so badly! Check this out!:

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:30 a.m. CST

    I know a cool game....

    by VicenzoV

    Name every movie that's blatantly ripped off here and if you can get to 20 you win my father's gold watch. It does smell of poo though, so beware.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:31 a.m. CST


    by IndianaPeach

    I'm getting to old for geekdom, but I couldn't even finish watching that "trailer." The long limb creature is cool, but the concept is meaningless and PB looks miscast. Why won't someone tell these directors that if the CGI completely ruins a scene (grandma on ceiling) then going with practical effects is going to be more effective. I hate when they punch up the soundtrack all kinds of crazy because the digital effects are so laughable. Honestly, Feast was a more effective "last stand" concept than this. It's not a hack job, but it's the kind of movie a guy raised on videogames probably would make. Oh well...bring on...uh...Drage Me To Hell 2?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:33 a.m. CST


    by Cobbio

    You make some good points, too, mcspud. I'm an atheist, yes, but I also understand why religion is important to people. In its own way it brings a sense of community and purpose to groups of people. I acknowledge this, which is why I'm generally quiet about my beliefs. I don't push them on people.<p> I also don't "hate" Christianity or Islam. I have friends in both camps, and I'm very cool with them and their beliefs.<p> But that doesn't mean I'm going to capitulate. If someone asks me my honest opinion on things, I'll explain why, exactly, I don't believe in God or, along the same lines, pseudo science.<p> Basically, my beliefs revolve around finding evidence to support them. It's not something I ask other people to do, and I'm generally cool with whatever others need to find meaning in their lives. Because that's the big question, isn't it? Meaning?<p> I say find meaning in what exists, rather than what doesn't.<p> But that's me. You're welcome to your beliefs.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:38 a.m. CST

    Your child's midichlorian count is off the charts.

    by Royston Lodge


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:39 a.m. CST


    by 7pointedstar

    ...could Paul Bettany's dialogue in this entire trailer be any more cliche? Who wrote this thing?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:40 a.m. CST


    by IndianaPeach

    do aintitcool threads always turn into topical discussions? just wondering......

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:43 a.m. CST

    Sorry about the topical stuff

    by Cobbio

    Didn't mean for it to go there, but mcspud made some good points. So I was just explaining mine.<p> Now back to "Legion." Booyah!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:49 a.m. CST

    Looks seriously overblown and cheesy

    by LightninBolt

    Like those terrible Russian vampire movies. Fuck this

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:49 a.m. CST




  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:49 a.m. CST

    I Can't Wait To See This


    On DVD.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:53 a.m. CST

    turned it off halfway...

    by Judge Briggs

    way too much being given way- but yeah, i'll peep it!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:54 a.m. CST

    Driving Miss Daisy + Delta Force + √Gigli

    by Cletus Van Damme

    Do it

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:02 a.m. CST

    geomancer - most of these people will never be happy

    by itrainmonkeys

    yes they complain about remakes and sequels.......but every time a movie comes about that ISN'T one of those the majority of people on here just compare it to other movies that they enjoy or hate and make judgments. most of them are negative.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:07 a.m. CST

    still better than T4!

    by Judge Briggs

    and Transformers 2!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:22 a.m. CST

    I Can't Wait To See This

    by Cletus Van Damme

    ...on TNT with 1/3 screen size Closer promos at the bottom.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:29 a.m. CST

    I miss this kind of cheese...

    by torpedoboy

    ...I hope there's some good one-liners. Could use some Bill Paxton.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:29 a.m. CST

    shut the hell up shit-talkers

    by h8tersbeware

    this movie looks badass, and that trailer is chronic

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:38 a.m. CST

    this looked like a computer game

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:39 a.m. CST

    So, uh, that trailer, ummm, what?!

    by Royston Lodge

    So, she's got the anti-christ in her belly and it's the only thing that can save humanity from God's temper tantrum so an angel defects to defend humanity from the entire army of God?<p> My goodness, I hope that's not the plot of this movie, but that's what I took away from the trailer.<p> Kevin Smith's Dogma made much more sense.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:40 a.m. CST

    not enough grandmothers are swearing and biting people

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    the grandmother bit was funny, as was the demon at the start.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:41 a.m. CST

    this will be most enjoyed

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    with a few friends and smuggling in a bottle or two of Jacks into the cinema and then having a good laugh. Looks as rediculously over the top as Punisher War Zone

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:44 a.m. CST

    Wings of Desire Gone Bad

    by Ultraman2000

    As others have noted, the trailer makes the film out to be a horror film mashup of--dare I say it?--Biblical proportions. Does the legion of the title refer to the countless "homages" to other, probably better, films?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:46 a.m. CST

    Looks amateur.

    by OgreYouAsshole


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:58 a.m. CST

    Let I Am Legend be a lesson...

    by v1

    ... that poorly done digital effects which change the dynamics of a humanoid's form (especially in the area of the face)looks utterly ridiculous and unrealistic?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:59 a.m. CST


    by jimmy_009

    Seriously, who the fuck thinks that has to be in EVERY horror movie? It doesn't look good! It never has! It certainly isn't scary after the fiftieth horror movie I've seen it in. You know what would be creepier? If their mouth got fucking smaller! There's a novel idea. That's way scarier than a stretchy CG mouth screaming for the umpteenth time.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:59 a.m. CST


    by vettebro

    Ditto. I don't think anyone of us where "hating" on anyone here because they believe in "God". That's one of the things that make America great. Freedom to believe in any religion you want. Some interesting points have been made, and opposing views offered for you to ponder or dismiss. As always, the choice is yours.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10 a.m. CST

    i like screen gems propositions

    by Vitter

    looks fun!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:04 a.m. CST

    Good God, that trailer was edited like shit

    by Bruce of all Trades

    Like for realz.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:09 a.m. CST

    looks like it could be funny and startling

    by ufoclub1977

    because of that Exorcist 3 influenced old lady scene. That was entertaining. If they build up more creepy shocks like that (even if derivative like the Jacob's Ladder demons influenced other stuff) mixed with "Did they really go there?" type of events... it could be thrill fun(ny) and entertaining.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:10 a.m. CST

    Looks promising

    by ChuckBuried

    Always enjoy the dabbling in mythology. Love the idea behind it all, don't know if I love the execution. As much as I enjoyed GI Joe, it's a bad idea to cast Dennis Quaid in anything ever again. The guy can't act his way out of a paper bag. Sacrilicious. Let's hope this opens the door to a Preacher series of movies!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:12 a.m. CST

    Royston Lodge - not the anti-christ

    by itrainmonkeys

    it's not the's THE christ. It's supposed to be Jesus in his second coming. I don't know how that makes more sense in the context of the movie but it's not the anti-christ.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:14 a.m. CST

    Big Willy

    by Nyllednav

    I don't need an interpreter between Big Willy and me. He's right between my ears, and we talk all the time. Willy thinks this movie is crap and I agree. He give me free will.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:20 a.m. CST

    This looks awesome

    by PornKing


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:33 a.m. CST

    Anyone seen the movie Gabriel?

    by heks

    It's direct to dvd, but not too shabby. From what I recall, it's better than what this appears to be.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:44 a.m. CST

    I saw this movie

    by eric haislar

    It was called Dogma.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:46 a.m. CST

    jimmy_009: Even better than small mouths...

    by Royston Lodge

    ... drop the lower jaw off the skull completely, with dangly bits hanging down. That always look s disgusting.<p> That's how my lvl-40 undead warlock in World of Warcraft looks.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:48 a.m. CST

    itrainmonkeys: That makes even less sense!

    by Royston Lodge

    So God's so pissed that he sends his entire army to prevent his own son from being born??!?!<p> What, did Junior get drunk and take God's cloudmobile for a joyride?!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:48 a.m. CST

    Why would God want to kill

    by eric haislar

    the second coming. Wasn't that his plan all along. Oh yeah There is no god.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:50 a.m. CST


    by eric haislar

    Why would Bullets kill Angles. And if the angles are possessing people. Why to they look like demons? This movie is dumb.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:51 a.m. CST

    Or had God's ENTIRE army of angels gone AWOL?

    by Royston Lodge

    Meaning that EVERY angel is now a demon?!?!?!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:52 a.m. CST

    erichaislar: UR A FUCKING MORON THER IS A GOD!

    by SuperWelling

    fuck u and ur mom! aicn talkbackers join my site! CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS ANIMATED MOVIE COMING HELL YESS!! heres my site! and oh yeah THE DARK KNIGHT FUCKING SUCKS!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:53 a.m. CST

    This movie deserves an award

    by Snookeroo

    for including every cliche in the book. Including the Choir of Doom.<br><br>What a piece of poo.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:53 a.m. CST


    by SuperWelling

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Hey SuperWelling

    by eric haislar

    Prove it!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:55 a.m. CST


    by SuperWelling join and comment my site!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:57 a.m. CST

    Actually, that almost makes sense...

    by Royston Lodge

    So, the time has come for Jesus to make his triumphant return.<p> God's army of angels don't much like this development, cuz it'll mean that they'll be out of a job. Once Earth is done with and all the good people are chillin' on their cloud-recliners in heaven, the angels will become glorified butlers for all the humans. Screw that!<p> So the angels all go awol to nip this second-coming in the bud, and massacre humanity for good measure.<p> Once that's done, the angels figure that God will be very understanding and let all the angels back into heaven, right?<p> "Gosh angels, I guess I never thought of it from your point-of-view. Sorry about that whole humanity experiment. What WAS I thinking. We cool now?"

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:57 a.m. CST

    Erichaislar: Dispproive it u stupid Fag! your breathing thats p

    by SuperWelling


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11 a.m. CST


    by eric haislar

    You have no evidence that a god exist. Thats enough proof for me that he is just like bigfoot, the Lock Ness Monster,abominable snowman, Dragons, Minotaur, Fairies or any other supernatural being in the world.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11:02 a.m. CST

    If God doesn't exist...

    by Royston Lodge

    The how do you account for my awesome wit? ANSWER ME THAT!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11:17 a.m. CST

    This one goes to Eleven.

    by Randfilms

    Jeesh. Over. The. Top.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11:18 a.m. CST

    Spud McSpud - great points

    by Yeti

    And put far more eloquently than anything I've managed to put down. BTW how do you put spaces in between paragraphs?I forget.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11:21 a.m. CST

    Comedy hit of the year?

    by George_Kaplan

    I think so.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11:38 a.m. CST


    by Balcony Fool

    Imagine that! People are "addicted" to experiences that make them feel good! Can I have a grant? ;)

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11:45 a.m. CST


    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    Good points and as an atheist I am not really bothered with some people needing an imaginary friend, whatever they call this friend, a crutch. <p> If it remained a personal belief and issue it would not be a problem for me as a humanist, but unfortunately around the world today it is far from personal. We have the extremes of the Taliban or Saudi Arabia, but even in relatively secular (government) Western nations we have people unwilling to consider alternatives or debate issues as they quote from a very old book. Sam Harris in A Letter to a Christian Nation explores this much more eloquently than I could ever hope to write and I strongly reccomend this quick read. For the repression in the more extreme Islam try Ayan Hrsi Ali's Infidel.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:01 p.m. CST

    Prophecy films...

    by YoyodynePropulsionSystems

    are my favorite biblical horror/thriller titles in the genre and this looks like its right on. can't wait.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:15 p.m. CST


    by Semen Stains

    that bit with the old lady was too funny,looks like asssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:20 p.m. CST

    Hollywood and the Bible

    by Jeditemple

    So, has anyone in Hollywood actually READ through the Bible or do they just flip through a couple of pages and pull out a couple of ideas that don't even go together??? I don't mind these kinds of movies being made, but come on!!! Hollywood could make religious movies that make sense, but instead they get some jackass writer to throw this crap together into a totally ridiculous storyline. It's the same thing that happened in The Seventh Sign, The Final Conflict, The Prophecy series, and End of Days (and I could go on and on). Nobody does any research to make these movies believable or accurate. Regarding the second coming, it says that Jesus will descend from the sky, not be born out of a woman again. This "save the baby" plot has been around for too long and it's heavily overused. And so has the "Gabriel is an evil angel" crap. And these writers can't even quote the Bible correctly and get the prophecies right. It's not that hard, folks. The book has been around for a long time, so they need to quit ripping out random pages and gluing them into a dumb story like this movie. Ugh.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:21 p.m. CST


    by uberman

    I would see this, so sayeth the Uberman. PS: Demon Night movie sucked-this looks like a simular concept donw way better. This one is a little Evil Dead, a little Demon Night, a little Jeepers Creepers, and a little Prophesy.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:24 p.m. CST

    It should have Viggo as the Devil

    by Han Cholo

    Praying that I wasn't hiding under the bed...... And I was!!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:28 p.m. CST

    It's just a bunch of other movies pasted together!

    by Jeditemple

    Just watching that trailer made me think about ten other movies that were made already. I was watching it saying "Oh that was from this movie...and that movie...oh, and there's a clip from that horror flick." It's a collage of bad movies all wrapped into one giant turd.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:30 p.m. CST

    looks like Dogma crossed with the Matrix

    by Nerd_Rage_Retard_Strength

    looks cool though. i would rather see a Preacher movie though...

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:36 p.m. CST

    This doesn't look anything like Lego

    by mitortilla

    I liked the trailer, I dunno why it reminded me of Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight a bit. I actually liked that movie.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:40 p.m. CST


    by Blue_Demon

    This looks like something you rent on a saturday afternoon when you're bored. Every cliche shot is in this trailer. Pass.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:42 p.m. CST

    Thank you trailer...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...I no longer need to watch the movie anymore. <P> And I'm giving it a thumbs down. <P> That movie sucked.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:52 p.m. CST

    why does god need angels to kill and destroy the earth?

    by bacci40

    this film has also stolen the best bits from umpteen other films including evil dead and dogma

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 12:59 p.m. CST

    Oh look!

    by Alphanumeric1971

    Another trailer that shows the entire movie!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:08 p.m. CST

    How to market this flick properly

    by Royston Lodge

    Shots of cool demons. Shots of cool angels. Shots of cool gunfire. Shot of Dennis Quaid looking cool. Shot of demon grandma. No dialogue to give away retarded plot points.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:17 p.m. CST

    wanna make a kick-ass bible movie?

    by Royston Lodge

    Put the story of Ehud on the big screen. Oh yeah.<P> Old Testament. Assasination. Blood. Guts. Fat guy sitting on the crapper with a sword through his belly.<P> Why do I stick with my crappy job when I should be in L.A. producing cinematic gold! No, not gold. Cinematic platinum!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:23 p.m. CST

    erichaislar: oh yeah little faith GOD EXISTS YOU DOUBTING THOMA

    by SuperWelling


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Dennis, you're better than this.

    by VicenzoV

    I mean, you were in The Day After Tomorrow for chrissakes. You were, like, Donnie Darko's father at one point. And now this?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:27 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack

    Just got to watch the whole movie for free.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:28 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack

    Sorry. Fail.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:37 p.m. CST


    by kadayi

    So much for teasing..they gave away the whole plot of the film there. Looks like a rental. Bettany really needs to find better parts than this. He'd make a great Bond Villain for a start.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:39 p.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    CGI stretchy mouths = jawbone fail.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Royston, I know the story of Ehud from years and years...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...of Sunday school indoctrination. The question is, how do YOU know the story of Ehud?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:42 p.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    Who do you prefer Bettany or that English samurai dick from HEROES season 2...<p> Trick question. THEY ARE THE SAME FUCKING GUY!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:44 p.m. CST

    ...incidentally, when bored we used to flip through...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...the bible incessantly looking for sex, gore, violence, and blood. Jezebel being thrown out of a window and dogs licking up the juice from her cracked skull was always a favorite....also the one about Abraham tricking an entire town of men into getting circumcised before they could bang his daughters...and then attacking and destroying the town while the men couldn't fight on account of having their dicks in a sling...and of course the bit about no animal being eligible for sacrifice whose testicles were "crushed, bruised, or torn". That was always good for a giggle.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 1:54 p.m. CST

    BringingSexy...CGI isn't scary because deep down...

    by FlickaPoo

    ...your brain knows the difference and knows CGI images can't really hurt you. Your deep down reptile brain is afraid of puppets, dudes in masks, clowns, old ladies, people in weird or too much makeup, hillbillies, and children or underage hot chicks falsely accusing you of rape...because even though they might be cliche', these things can hurt you for real.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:04 p.m. CST

    I'm amazed at you idiots

    by ChuckBuried

    Everybody going on about how cliche this movie is, how much it's ripping off other biblical properties, I don't remember The Prophecy or Demon Knight having god be the villian. Honestly, this is leaps and bounds beyond anything hollywood's ever had the balls to try before. For that, respect.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:21 p.m. CST

    FlickaPoo: The answer to your question is . . .

    by Royston Lodge

    ... because I am awesome.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:22 p.m. CST

    Not a clue what the endgame in this one is

    by drewlicious

    Is it just the angels going for the kid or is this on God's orders? If so why is it so damn hard to kill the kid? Seriously, how can someone create a universe from nothingness and the best he can conjure up to fight his enemy is a bunch of innefective hennchmen and a plague of locusts that didn't do the trick when he tried in the first time in Egypt?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Ha ha ha ha.

    by sewiz

    Oh man this is some funny stuff. God is the bad guy, and his Holy punishment for the wickedness of man is something to fight against. This is like the ultimate file for the liberal ideal of irresponsible living is good; consequences are bad. *shakes head* I'm still giggling. Apparently the "fallen angel" from Revelation is our protector.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:32 p.m. CST

    Screw this shit and go watch . . .

    by Royston Lodge

    . . . the trailer for Gentlemen Broncos, now available at I just laughed my mofo ass off.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:36 p.m. CST

    Yes. The Apocalypse will involve martial arts.

    by Ray Gamma

    And it will center around some people in a diner in America.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Pants-Shitting Insanity

    by megatom5

    Looks freakin awesome inspite of the Quade factor. Spoiler tag though? Come on this trailer reveals way too much.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 2:40 p.m. CST

    The Quaid Factor

    by Royston Lodge

    If there's any justice in the world, that should be the next big reality show.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:01 p.m. CST

    Looks like The Prophecy 5,

    by rbatty024

    with less Christopher Walken and, remarkably, cheesier. I think I'll pass.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:14 p.m. CST

    You know what would make that trailer truly badass?

    by Royston Lodge

    Peter Weller as the archangel Michael, and Hugo Weaving as the archangel Gabriel.<p> Booyah!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:19 p.m. CST

    SuperWelling fails at life

    by MattmanReturns

    I can't believe anyone still pulls the "prove there's NOT an invisible rabbit standing next to me!" strategy. My own beliefs aside, it's not up to non-believers to disprove the existence of something that there's no evidence for. Believing in God is about faith, not evidence (and the Bible doesn't count as evidence, because it was written by man).

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:35 p.m. CST

    If god can do anything

    by eric haislar

    why not make that kid a Miscarriage. Problem solved.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:39 p.m. CST


    by natbru

    Its been made once before, and it will be made again and again and again!!!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:43 p.m. CST

    Great. I have just seen the entire film.


    Someday soon entire movies will just be three minute redband trailers. Coz thats what this ADHT generation demands. Emo twats.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:46 p.m. CST

    along with all the other influences mentioned

    by Joey P. Brenner

    there's also a pretty strong Maximum Overdrive vibe comin' from this thing.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 3:52 p.m. CST

    Exorcist III (Legion)

    by MattmanReturns

    Flawed film, but I kind of dig that one. It's the only real Exorcist sequel, in my mind.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:06 p.m. CST

    Baby pigeons

    by Immortal_Fish

    I've never seen a baby pigeon. But I'd bet a paycheck they exist.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:11 p.m. CST


    by IndianaPeach

    I have to stop reading this thread--laughing too hard in a hippy coffee shop: "If god can do anything why not make that kid a Miscarriage. Problem solved." haha

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:17 p.m. CST

    Rabid Grannies!

    by film-fanatic

    After viewing that trailer, I think I just saw the whole film. Plus, it looks to be a mix of many other films.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:27 p.m. CST


    by MattmanReturns

    Nice try, but baby pigeons have been proven to exist. If you bother to seek them out, you'll find them. And you can prove to someone else they exist by actually showing them as well, not simply "I saw them, but I can't show you" as is often the case with people who claim to have seen God. I'm not saying God doesn't exist, I'm simply saying it's not up to someone who doesn't believe to disprove it. It's a feeble argument. You can't disprove something there is no evidence for. You can't disprove leprichauns. You can't disprove the easter bunny. You can't disprove santa claus. And before you say anything, explain to me why any of those are more ridiculous than the idea of a man in the sky that created all life on earth (and for some reason left us with tailbones)?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 4:30 p.m. CST

    Must See

    by Purple_Headed_Yogurt_Slinger

    There will be parts I won't like (CGI stretchy demon faces. zzz.) But if there is a hidden gem like Peter Stormare's portrayal of satan in Constantine, I'll be happy.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5 p.m. CST


    by Mr.FTW

    Let's see, rogue angels, we saw that in the Prophcey<p> Ideas of an absentee Good, got that in the Devil's Advocate<p> Angels are not neccisarily good guys just mindles instuments, cover in the Supernatural TV show and those are just the big things.<p> Everything in this trail has been shown somewhere before. How about something original like I don't know maybe Gad and the Angels are actually good guys.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:37 p.m. CST

    That kicked ASS!!!!

    by Sicuv Uyall

    Hope the trailer is just as good.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 5:47 p.m. CST

    angels with guns and drive cars...?

    by ectoplasm

    ...shit eatin' bad.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:08 p.m. CST

    CGI stretchy mouth = fagtastic

    by ScriptCunt

    Who the fuck scribbles down "put in scene with fake-ass stretchy CGI mouth" while brainstorming special effects for their new movie? Yeah, it was so AWESOME in The Mummy, and I Am Legend, and all the other places where it stuck out like a gaping goatse hole.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:24 p.m. CST

    only cool religion movie ive ever seen

    by Dorothy_Mantooth


  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:28 p.m. CST

    Where are Sam, Dean and Bobby when you need um.

    by GreatCzarsGhost

    looks like next season of Supernatural is all Apocalypse all the time. I hope this movie is as good as the TV show.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:43 p.m. CST

    Paul Betteny rocks!

    by Powerring

    The trailer looks very cool, and it's good to see Paul back at it. He will eventually work on an oscar worthy project. Until then...he's a great character actor.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 7:44 p.m. CST

    I liked it.

    by Stan Arthur

    I'll definately see it on DVD. Glad to see a Quaid still working.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 8:10 p.m. CST


    by Immortal_Fish

    I'm agnostic, so why don't you tell me?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:17 p.m. CST

    God does exist

    by frank cotton

    i know, because it's me - i mentioned this before in a previous post, which apparently only BENDERSSHINYASS read. and i am very disappointed that you all let me lose my killer apartment. seriously, God should not be forced to deliver pizzas and live with his mom. ON TOPIC - doesn't anyone ever get stoned before going to the movies anymore? this looks like fun to me, even if it could use more GIANT PIG

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:29 p.m. CST

    this is retarded, this is so retarded calthormark will like it.

    by ironic_name

    and we all know, that means its mega retarded.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 9:43 p.m. CST


    by Cobbio

    Immortal_Fish, I was just wondering: what should MattmanReturns tell you? I'm not trying to be sarcastic, I'm actually wondering what, as an agnostic, you'd like to know?

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:10 p.m. CST

    Mattman Returns

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    At times I think surely someone couldn't make up something that seemed as rediculous in modern times, as was done in ancient times, when we are relatively well educated, literate, information is readily available etc...then I remember Scientology. <p> I also strongly believe that if someone wrote a book, 2,000 years ago was taken on board and promoted/enforced by the ruling govt of the time, and said that the Easter Bunny loves us, his father in the sky is Santa Claus, and when worshiping him you should be smoking marijuana, 1 bn people or so today would be getting high every Sunday.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:31 p.m. CST

    Pychotic Old Lady made me laugh, but it's derivative.

    by ToMonicker

    The Trailer is too long, gives too much away, and spoils probably the best laughs, ie, the old lady, but I suppose since the crazy old lady attack was already used this year in Drag Me To Hell, why not? The Prophecy films were mostly fun, trashy B-to-C grade films with the definite plus of Chris Walken! This has a decent enough cast but does the story have enough to fuel something? I mean when you look at the overhead shot of an encircling army, you got to wonder, how can such a shabby dinner be even an Alamo grade fortress against that horde? Huh? If everyone outside picked up a goodsized rock, they'd probably be able to bury that place! Wasn't there a comic or something that had this set up or notion that God and the Devil traded off roles every once in the while? Am I making that up? Heck, so long as I never see a shitty Good Omens adaption, I'll be happy.

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 10:35 p.m. CST

    Is There A Woodland Critter Christmas Twist Coming?

    by The_Ender_Smites_Foes_Returns_In_Force

    The lord and savior....Satan. How much sense does it make for gabriel to be fighting on the devils side? This movie has Woodland Critter Christmas rip off written all over it. I call bullshit!

  • Aug. 13, 2009, 11 p.m. CST

    ToMonicker .. how about a Good "Good Omens" adaption ?

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 12:07 a.m. CST

    I think "Good Omens" is unadaptable.

    by ToMonicker

    Granted, I'd love to be proved wrong-o, but I think it's just one of those stories that has too much in head comedy to translate well to the big screen.<br /> And was it just me, or was that demon's lengthing transformation just a lil too much on the gooshy, sploshy side? Sounded like somebody trying to get their leg out of a mudhole or the swamp. ;-)

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 12:15 a.m. CST


    by Cheif Brody

    Somewhere...James Cameron....The Wachowski dudes who made Tremors, Constantine, Max's 3 other people...are ALL ROLLING IN THERE GRAVE!! <p> Unless they are not dead yet...then they are just twitching uncontrollably.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 12:20 a.m. CST


    by Cheif Brody

    U lose the link back to the LOST TB? I'll check back 2moro to see what you said.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 2:09 a.m. CST

    I think a flick like that

    by darthSaul666

    could go 1 of 2 ways.... That's all I get from the trailer.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 2:12 a.m. CST

    If By "Intense" You Mean "Shitty" I Agree

    by LaserPants

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 2:13 a.m. CST

    If By "Intense" You Mean "Awful" I Agree

    by LaserPants

    That sounds better, not quite as crass.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 2:31 a.m. CST

    This looks amazing

    by stalfos

    I like how the trailer implies angels are slaves and how Bettany is emptying clips into other angels! How the fuck does shit like this get made?! It's like a zombie movie with angels!

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 4:19 a.m. CST

    HE is tired of our bullshit?

    by CuervoJones

    I´m tired of God´s bullshit!

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 5:46 a.m. CST

    Dear Directors

    by smackfu

    Please, for the love of God if you're making a movie with Angels in it please stop using that incredibly cliched shot of the shadow of the Angel sprouting wings. Oh, and also, just stop making Angel movies altogether. Christian dogma is just about the most convoluted and boring subject matter you can possibly base a movie on. The moment you start talking about the administrative aspects of the afterlife, people lose interest.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 6:51 a.m. CST

    Not for me today thank you. . . .

    by Lordgorp

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 7:02 a.m. CST


    by LaserPants

    The HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy culminates in the ULTIMATE Man Vs. God War with Man ultimately triumphing and overthrowing the Tyrant God. Fucking AMAZING series of books that easily outranks LOTR, Narnia, Potter, and all the rest.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 7:58 a.m. CST


    by spud mcspud

    Many thanks for that. As a Christian with some serious flaws in my belief system (it's hard to leave a Christian upbringing out in the cold when you're more agnostic than believer, because it's kind of become a part of who you are), I do get fed up of hearing how awful the Christians are, and then having people go on about stuff like the Spanish Inquisition or whatever that happened hundreds of years ago. When was the last major Christian-led massacre? You can argue that fuckers like Pat Robertson (American evangelist, very rich, very fat) who bankroll the Israeli occupation of Palestine are contributing to war and destruction, but not exactly leading a Christian army into battle or starting wars. Not that this excuses Robertson or those like him - but radicalised Islam (which I do acknowledge isn't the majority - the majority of Muslims in the Western world seem to be moderate) is the most militarised religious threat to peace and stabilisation these days. Yet you don't often hear people going on about what a blight on society Islam is because it creates radicals - and you REALLY don't hear many people saying they'd do terrible things to these radicals, probably due to fear of reprisals or whatever. LEGION is just yet another movie that I find tiresome but that really just tries to gain some kudos from pressing the buttons of those Christians who might actually be offended by such blasphemous concepts.<P> Long story short - shit like this gets made because you don't feel afraid of being physically attacked by Christians when making such theologically retarded garbage like this. If the people who made this movie went out and made the movie version of the novel JEWEL OF MEDINA, though, theaters would get destroyed the length and breadth of the US and UK. There's a major misjudgment going on here, and it pisses me off.<P> That said, I'll at least give this a spin on DVD. Looks too damn confuising and just plain shit (who else wanted Brendan Fraser to pop that angel one in his lengthening CGI gob??) to be worthy of my £6 on a big screen.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 8:15 a.m. CST

    Where’s the John Quade obit/talkback?

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Papillon, Outlaw Josey Wales, Every Which Way But Loose, Any Which Way You Can, and more 80s tv appearances than you can shake a stick at. Get on it before the Black Widows come for you. Hit it LordofHell.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 2:27 p.m. CST

    The Church of England is nice BECAUSE it's not religious

    by Sepulchrave

    The better a religion behaves, the weaker it gets in its faith. Islam is violent and evangelistic because it's popular, powerful and young as a faith. Strong religion is evangelical, violent, exclusionary, intolerant and dumb. The more rational a religion gets, the weaker it gats; Anglicanism is just a social club with a few bishops thrown it. Religion is FORCED to be nice by things like a PROPER SYSTEM OF MORAL JUSTICE, which invariably proscribes its nastiest excesses, like murder and mutilation. The best religion is one with no beliefs that cannot be challenged and undermined by evidence and experience. Which is another word for reason. Oh and Christ was a minor political opportunist, trained as a leader by John the Baptist, his political mentor. The rest is just myth-making. Notice how often the Romans are mentioned in the New Testament. Like, three times. It's like writing about Germany in 1938 and not mentioning the Nazis. Why? POLTICAL EXPEDIENCY. The writers of the Bible didn't want it to be censored or even noticed by the authorities. And that, my friends, it the thought processes of political men, not God.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 2:50 p.m. CST

    Spud McSpud, I think "shit like this gets made" because....

    by D.Vader

    Not because the filmmakers aren't afraid of being attacked by Christians and whatnot. I think films like this get made bc the filmmakers treat the material as if its a myth, and thus the story has mythic qualities. Which I think is cool; its what makes these stories epic. <p> You can't expect films like this to be "true to the Bible" or even "realistic" in that sense, because the filmmakers are playing with the story in a different way. They are taking elements from the Christian myth and using it to create a new story. I've got no problem with that, just as I have no problem with someone taking one of the Aztec myths and making a monster movie about Quetzalcoatyl being a giant fucking dragon that wakes up at attacks NYC.

  • Aug. 14, 2009, 5:31 p.m. CST


    by chipps

    there is an entire 'book' of the new testament called romans. just saying.

  • Aug. 17, 2009, 8:26 a.m. CST


    by spud mcspud

    It's not religion that has nastier excesses such as mutilation and murder - it's HUMAN NATURE that has those. Religion is one of a gazillion things that humans use to create division amongst themselves so they can align with a particular tribe, or faith, or football club, or fandom, and thus make war on other tribes / faiths / clubs etc that are different to theirs.<P> Religion doesn't make men evil. Religion gives evil men one more reason to commit atrocities. The evil was within the men to being with, NOT the religion. In the Christian sense, you only have to see how Paul (who used to be Saul until his conversion on the road to Damascus) twisted the previously fairly peaceful creed of Jesus Christ into a political movement that was all about the murder and eventual overthrow of the Romans. That's the most obvious recorded example of a faith being twisted to suit a psychopath's ideals in the Bible.<P> Religion ain't evil. Men are evil, and religion gives them a reason to act on their evil. You can't fight human nature.

  • Aug. 23, 2009, 8:36 p.m. CST

    F'in Sweeet!!!!!!!

    by rljensen3

    Looks amazing.. Can't wait