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SUPER 8 is not CLOVERFIELD 2!

Hey folks, Harry here - and this is kind of fucking hilarious. You see the day before Moriarty wrote his story announcing SUPER 8 and what he thought it was - Drew and I chatted about a very different story. Drew thought it was the Spielberg/Abrams project - but somewhere along the way in his research and shaking down of insiders he was led up the garden path to believe... SUPER 8 was CLOVERFIELD 2. Wrong. How do I know? A bird told me. And then just a few minutes ago, over at someone who just saw the theatrical release print of IRON MAN 2 tonight around midnight - saw the trailer!!!
“In 1970 Area 51 was closed down and everything was shipped to an undisclosed location in Ohio”. Then you see a train carrying lots of cargo loads. Cut to a car driving down the road that jumps up on the tracks and heads straight toward the train. Cut to black screen and then the words “From Director J.J. Abrams”. Then back to the train and car colliding into each other, the the train derails, the camera slowly zooms in on one of the tipped over cargo cars of the derailed train, then something is punching on the walls inside the train cart trying to escape. Cut to black screen and then the title ”Super 8“.
This sounds absolutely fantastic. SHOW ME THE MOVIE NOW! LOVE IT! That's literally all I need to ever know about the movie. Right there. Enough. Show it. Now.

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  • May 6, 2010, 2:52 a.m. CST

    No Ghostbusters 3 news? I'm out...

    by Mike_D

  • May 6, 2010, 2:53 a.m. CST

    that sounds pretty good

    by bright boy

    but speilberg is involved

  • May 6, 2010, 2:53 a.m. CST

    From Director J J Abrams

    by Fortunesfool

    Another mediocre, but inexplicably successful TV movie. Yahoo!

  • May 6, 2010, 2:53 a.m. CST

    Oh and McWeeny is just as reliable as "The Sun" newspaper.

    by Mike_D

    its true.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:53 a.m. CST

    Sounds like every teaser ever

    by BobbyQuickdraw

    who the fuck would get excited over this

  • May 6, 2010, 2:54 a.m. CST

    Harry's last couple "sentences"

    by Thrillhouse77

    Dear god, does every child-like exclamation need to be printed and published with his articles? Does he just "Stephen Hawking" every emotion in his body onto his website automatically, with no filter?

  • May 6, 2010, 2:55 a.m. CST

    Whatever it is...

    by MajorFrontbum

    ...I won't be spending money to watch it - particularly if it's that idiot Abrams and his delirium tremens inspired camera work. Somebody buy that cunt a tripod and a coffee and tell him to stop pissing himself so much.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:56 a.m. CST

    Release Date?

    by blakindigo

    Anyone?

  • May 6, 2010, 2:56 a.m. CST

    No sycophantic mentions of the

    by UltraMeerkat

    famous people you know, Harry?

  • May 6, 2010, 2:58 a.m. CST

    A tripod AND a coffee? Are you sure?

    by blakindigo

    That might make it worse.<br>,br>Got no hate for Abrams — "Star Trek" wasn't all shakey-cam.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:58 a.m. CST

    Good one Thrillhouse

    by firstxavenger

    "Dear god, does every child-like exclamation need to be printed and published with his articles? Does he just "Stephen Hawking" every emotion in his body onto his website automatically, with no filter?" that right there is one of the funniest things i have ever read on this site.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:58 a.m. CST

    That sounds...

    by ErnestBorgNine

    pretty ordinary. I guess you had to be there.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:01 a.m. CST

    Really?

    by drew mcweeny

    So even though I was the only person to break the story about "Super 8," and there was NO OTHER MENTION about it before me, and I was explicit that there was a good chance it was NOT "Cloverfield 2," I'm "unreliable"? <P>I broke the story. Period. And I absolutely separated out the rumor from the fact. All anyone else has done is clarify further the story I broke. I'd consider that fairly fucking dead center reliable, Mike_D.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:03 a.m. CST

    Did you see the trailer yet, Moriarty?

    by blakindigo

    If you have, what say you?

  • mmhmm

  • May 6, 2010, 3:06 a.m. CST

    Mike_D, I think you lost us. Care to elaborate?

    by blakindigo

    Do you mean that Moriarty broke the story that "Spider-Man" was shelved? Or that Raimi was being pressured?

  • and it turned out to be gabage. Apparently he thought it was the kid from "Percy Jackson" who was supposed to star as the new Peter Parker. Nope. Pretty embarassing.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:08 a.m. CST

    Moriarty = Fat-Ass Anderson Cooper Wannabe

    by professionalappreciator

    The funny thing about Moriarty is that he thinks he matters. "I broke the story. Period." Oh. My. God. People knew about a movie trailer two days earlier than they would have. Someone nominate this guy for the fucking Pulitzer!

  • May 6, 2010, 3:09 a.m. CST

    Why do you geeks get so excited about this?

    by Lashlarue

    I mean I'm a geek, but damn, you guys are super geeks.<p> Cloverfield was vastly overrated. <P> Except the soundtrack. <p> ROAR was AWESOME!

  • May 6, 2010, 3:09 a.m. CST

    Oh, I see, Mike_D...

    by drew mcweeny

    ... and who did they cast? <P>Oh, that's right. You don't know yet. Because Sony hasn't said ANYTHING about the casting yet. <P>I've got 12 years of track record, fucker. Tell me again what was inaccurate about the "Super 8" information I broke. Please. Or tell me why you're sure Sony, who lied when they postponed "Spider-Man" in the first place, is telling you the absolute truth about the casting process so far.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:10 a.m. CST

    And, no, Blakindigo...

    by drew mcweeny

    ... I haven't seen the trailer yet. I said in my first piece that I had no idea what the content of it is, and I'm looking forward to seeing it tomorrow night.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:12 a.m. CST

    Christ, spoilers anyone?

    by The_Crimson_King

    give me a fucking break

  • May 6, 2010, 3:14 a.m. CST

    Ah, the talkbacks...

    by ErnestBorgNine

    and in record fucking time for a nerd fight. It reminds me of back in the day when I worked at Taco Bell, and there was this one guy who quit. He was pretty good at running the steam cabinet. Then one day, a hobo wandered in and started telling everybody the guy who quit was now working at Wendy's and he fuuuucking sucks making square hamburgers. But the guy who quit Taco Bell, who now works for Wendy's, had come by for a visit, was in the bathroom, in fact, and heard the hobo disparage him. He got all pissed, too.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:14 a.m. CST

    I don't like angry Moriarty...

    by Lashlarue

    he scares me :(

  • May 6, 2010, 3:16 a.m. CST

    Peep this—

    by blakindigo

    "…We asked if 8's trailer was really sent to theaters in canisters requiring special codes to open. "That is correct," Abrams told us…"<br>,<br>From New York Magazine.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:20 a.m. CST

    CloverField Sucked Anyway

    by MANNZILLA

    Just sayin...

  • May 6, 2010, 3:21 a.m. CST

    It hardly sounds "fantastic"

    by Drsambeckett1984

    Moderately interesting perhaps. Just because J.J is involved doesnt automatically make it brilliant. Alias was nonsense. M.I3 was a real let down. CLoverfield was ok but shallower than Paris Hilton's soul. <P> The only solid thing he has ever done is Star Trek, lets not go painting him as the new messiah yet.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:22 a.m. CST

    what's the "fucking hilarious" part?

    by Bass Ackwards

    Is it Harry pretending to be in the loop on a story that was scooped by another site by linking to another scoop at a different site? I guess that's kind of funny, not really fucking hilarious though.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:22 a.m. CST

    Don't bite Moriarty...

    by Righteous Brother

    it makes you look unprofessional.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:27 a.m. CST

    Feel a need to defend "MI:3" —

    by blakindigo

    I loathed everything but 2 scenes in #2 and maybe a stunt scene. Number 3 had me actually impressed at the staging. Wasn't extraordinary, but it was tight enough.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:33 a.m. CST

    Paris Hilton Has a Soul?!

    by Mission Code Z

    Now THAT'S news to me! :O

  • May 6, 2010, 3:34 a.m. CST

    You people should be immune to trailers by now

    by V'Shael

    The coolest trailer can in still lead to a piece of shit. <br /><br />You shouldn't be geeking out over a fucking trailer.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:34 a.m. CST

    Meh

    by JuanSanchez

  • May 6, 2010, 3:34 a.m. CST

    And Mi3 was worse than Mi2

    by JuanSanchez

  • May 6, 2010, 3:37 a.m. CST

    About the spider-man reboot, Moriarty...

    by detonator

    ...is the Percy Jackson kid in or not? I know this is off-topic, but since you mentioned that Sony might be lying about the casting process, it would be nice to know what´s the status on that. Cheers

  • May 6, 2010, 3:38 a.m. CST

    This is bullshit, I wanted Cloverfield 2

    by zillabeast

    Meh, whatever. Hope the trailer is worth the heartbreak.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:39 a.m. CST

    I can't argue if you're talking about Thandie Newton

    by blakindigo

  • May 6, 2010, 3:39 a.m. CST

    I prefer MI2 to MI3

    by Drsambeckett1984

    Dougray Scott was a solid villain and some of the action sequences were really cool, it didnt really feel like Mission Impossible to me though, more like Bond, but that was a good thing. <P> MI3 was just terrible. <P> The first MI is easily the best.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:42 a.m. CST

    So a description of a teaser has you that amped

    by Phategod2

    Harry you sound like a fan boy.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:43 a.m. CST

    Newton was bad in Mi2. It's not a good movie, but 2>3

    by JuanSanchez

  • May 6, 2010, 3:45 a.m. CST

    Anyway - shooting a trailer before shooting the movie?

    by JuanSanchez

    It's just gotten stupid. Eventually one will be shown and the movie will never actually be made - like the Variety ad for Jan De Bont's Godzilla.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:48 a.m. CST

    I think she was bad, but I wasn't watching her performance—

    by blakindigo

    —Dougray Scott was the BEST villain the series has ever had. Still prefer 3 though. Better storytelling, excellent set ups, Lawrence Fishburne. I didn't like the Vatican bit (too silly), but, the bridge scene was good stuff. And, Phillip Seymour Hoffman was good.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:49 a.m. CST

    What if what's in the boxcar turns out to be the BAD ROBOT

    by zillabeast

    That would sure be a twisteroonie.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:51 a.m. CST

    Dislike the description because it's too simple

    by Eliywahoo

    Imagine if the pay off of an x-files episode was an alien knocking on a train car that's been derailed, what is exciting about that, it takes me nowhere special that I haven't already been. That is as special as me designing a trailer in which a man asks to be flown up in a helicopter, once he's in the air says he has to initiate the test, throws someone out, and he lives. LAME, give us something original and more interesting.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:51 a.m. CST

    blakindigo

    by Drsambeckett1984

    I was really looking forward to Hoffman in MI3 but the character was so underdeveloped. As for the Rabbits Foot, just ridiculous.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:52 a.m. CST

    Moriarty

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    hes like the ex boyfriend that gets dumped for a hotter more well adjusted dude so he starts stalking his ex girlfiend's myspace page writing dellusional claims like hes better than the new jock boyfriend who drives a beamer and has a 10 inch cock and fucks for 2 hours even tho the nerdy ex is a minute man.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:53 a.m. CST

    why it was fucking hilarious

    by HEADGEEK

    Because 72 hours ago, Drew was debating running the story - which was actually more right at that point, but by holding off - he got some bad information that cluttered the picture. It's funny because that's how this game is sometimes. Something that's crystal clear can become muddied and so forth. SO the trailer plays and Drew ends up getting beat up a bit, when had he gone 24 hours earlier, he never would have said Cloverfield 2. And Drew and I discussed it at length. He works his ass off to get stuff before anyone - sometimes though - the vision gets muddied.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:57 a.m. CST

    Come to think of it, you're right, Drsambeckett1984.

    by blakindigo

    He was great in the opening scene. And, the trailers. Not the most memorable death scene. The biggest flaw, IMO, is that we never got to see an objective pov from his character. It was using Hitchcock's template too literally.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:59 a.m. CST

    HEADGEEK, he had a disclaimer on the "Cloverfield 2"

    by blakindigo

    Don't see why he's getting a beat down.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:02 a.m. CST

    Oooooooooooooohhh

    by GINGE_MUPPET

    Now, now girls ..... lets play nice. Mori got owned!

  • May 6, 2010, 4:03 a.m. CST

    The Sun ....

    by GINGE_MUPPET

    At least gets it right SOMETIMES!

  • May 6, 2010, 4:03 a.m. CST

    Somebody owes me a Cloverfield 2

    by zillabeast

    No way JJ can just look the other way after all the fire-setting hubub this has caused. That's all the ammo he needs to get the sequel out there.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:06 a.m. CST

    I think $175 million worldwide is all the ammo he needed

    by blakindigo

    On the real…

  • May 6, 2010, 4:08 a.m. CST

    Lets have Clover fight the monster from Super 8

    by zillabeast

    That would kick ass.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:09 a.m. CST

    ErnestBorgNine

    by bright boy

    BEST. ANALOGY. EVER. This place is more like a combination Taco Bell and Pizza Hut though

  • May 6, 2010, 4:12 a.m. CST

    McWeeny is an asshole

    by masteryoda007

    Nuff said

  • May 6, 2010, 4:16 a.m. CST

    Ernest, you need to sell that Taco Bell story to FOX

    by zillabeast

    Topher Grace as the Wendy's turncoat, Randy Quaid as the hobo. You? Played by none other than Shia LeBeef himself.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:16 a.m. CST

    FatBurger meets Checkers—

    by blakindigo

    or Friendly's meets Carvel Ice Cream Store.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:22 a.m. CST

    A secret prequel

    by David Cloverfield

    Mark my words. They're just going for an "Aw, shit it's baby Clover! They're transferring it to a NYC facility! Awesome!" type of moment.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:31 a.m. CST

    Not too keen on "Next Summer, It Arrives" tagline

    by zillabeast

    I mean, if this thing is only being transported from Nevada to Ohio, then technically, wasn't it already here?

  • May 6, 2010, 4:34 a.m. CST

    Waiiit. Speilberg? Area 51. It's just more Crystal Skulls.

    by zillabeast

    I hope they at least fight Clover.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:51 a.m. CST

    Is the car vintage. Is there a verizon cellphone in it

    by TheJudger

    Is the radio playing the sabotage song???

  • May 6, 2010, 5:05 a.m. CST

    just to clarify

    by barnaby jones

    is spielberg involved in Super 8 or not ?

  • May 6, 2010, 5:15 a.m. CST

    Does this mean he's definitely not directing the next Trek?

    by Hercules

    If he is, would Super 8 come before?

  • May 6, 2010, 5:26 a.m. CST

    Who ever said the best trailer can lead to a POS...

    by blunted666

    No it can't. The best trailer is Machete, and it just can't... my actual life hangs in the balance.

  • I'd have a shit load of nickles!

  • May 6, 2010, 5:36 a.m. CST

    I DON

    by sonnyfern

  • May 6, 2010, 5:36 a.m. CST

    The Sun is actually pretty reliable...

    by umbral_shadow_

    at giving me a boner when I look at the big breasted Brit chick on page 3!

  • May 6, 2010, 5:36 a.m. CST

    whos gonna "break" the news about Ice Age:Continental Drift?

    by theDannerDaliel

  • May 6, 2010, 5:36 a.m. CST

    I DON'T BELIEVE YOU!!!

    by sonnyfern

    It's a VOLTRON MOVIE!!! Or A Lion! either/or

  • May 6, 2010, 5:39 a.m. CST

    Mori, come hang out more brother

    by IndustryKiller!

    I know our bread and butter is Hitfix, but stop by more often as a talkbacker. Christ knows we could use you.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:42 a.m. CST

    and professionalappreciator, about breaking stories

    by IndustryKiller!

    Ummm, jackass, that's what websites like this one are FUCKING FOR. We come to this website to get news on films that will come out eventually, but being big fans of cinema, we wanna know the inner workings. God fucking forbid someone take some pride in the work that millions of people read every day.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:43 a.m. CST

    At least I can read what McWeeny writes

    by Seph_J

    without feeling embarassed for him.... which is sometimes what happens when I read a Harry review.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:45 a.m. CST

    Cloverfield was a horrible disappointement on a character level

    by IndustryKiller!

    Hopefully with Abrams at the helm they will rectify those walking cliches for SUper 8

  • May 6, 2010, 5:46 a.m. CST

    Is this

    by LegendaryPinkDot

    The Oren Pelli (or however you spell it) sequel/sophomore effort after Paranormal Activity?

  • May 6, 2010, 5:53 a.m. CST

    Grow the fuck up Moriarty

    by jamazio

    You sound like a child on a school playground whose swapped a star wars figure but realised afterwards he didn't want to all along. Your a grown man for fucks sake, get some help.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:57 a.m. CST

    LegendaryPinkDot, doubt it

    by Talkbacker with no name

    Else it wouldn't just have JJ's credit on the trailer. I would think it would be something like "from the creators of Lost and Paranormal Activity" or some shit...could be wrong though

  • May 6, 2010, 6:05 a.m. CST

    jamazio, that's a terrible analogy.

    by Talkbacker with no name

    How is it like getting something you don't want? Oh the irony of you calling him a child and not knowing the difference between 'your' and 'you're' made me laugh. That's like calling Han Solo "Hand Solo".

  • May 6, 2010, 6:15 a.m. CST

    Isn't this like the origin of the Cloverfield monster?

    by Laserhead

    It doesn't sound like it's totally different, or in a different storytelling world. Maybe this is where the monster came from. Yeesh.

  • May 6, 2010, 6:23 a.m. CST

    Super 8 film stock

    by masteryoda007

    Cloverfield was bad enough with the shaky cam but fuck watching a whole movie "Super 8" style, that would be fucking shit.

  • May 6, 2010, 6:23 a.m. CST

    Laserhead, no.

    by Talkbacker with no name

    Vulture followed up their report from earlier this week about the new project's ties to Cloverfield by tracking down the man himself at an event to get what specifics they could. "You have to check out the trailer, but it has nothing whatsoever to do with Cloverfield, despite your expert reporting."

  • May 6, 2010, 6:29 a.m. CST

    Amazing...

    by Pawprint

    That I read that Super 8 wasn't a Cloverfield sequel on Wikipedia this morning. That's WIKIPEDIA...

  • May 6, 2010, 6:29 a.m. CST

    Seems like it may be Oren's film

    by LegendaryPinkDot

    Perhaps Oren wanted his name off to build momentum...but reading the synopsis on imdb, and from what I know about Super 8...Its almost exact

  • May 6, 2010, 6:30 a.m. CST

    Always get your facts right first time...

    by Arturo

    Never jump to conclusions....

  • May 6, 2010, 6:35 a.m. CST

    Finally the Voltron Movie We've All Dreamed Of

    by filegumbo

    Can't wait!

  • May 6, 2010, 6:40 a.m. CST

    First of all, assholes

    by Norm Cascade

    Harry, you piece of shit, way to NOT put spoiler tags for what is evidently such an amazing teaser trailer. Now that I know exactly what to expect all the effects are officially diminished, fuckface. Secondly, fucking McWeeny just had a hissy fit and I'm laughing my ass off.

  • May 6, 2010, 6:44 a.m. CST

    Whoa, drew congrats man..

    by ndally

    ..on getting your period for the first time. order some cranberry juice already. So why'd you leave AICN anyways? oh yeah for hitfix. hitfix? is that the best they could come up with? who owns hitfix anyways? hmmm i wonder?

  • May 6, 2010, 6:52 a.m. CST

    You Bunch Of Spoiled Brats

    by SminkyPinky

    Hands up here anyone who believs that they are ENTITLED to know this stuff? No one better have their fucking hands up. Because no one is entitled. These guys don't do this just to spin you a line or troll their own sites. They works their arses off to try and get you little horrors the news you want. And you spit it back in their faces. And to the people complainging about spoilers, YOU'RE ON AIN'T IT COOL NEWS YOU MORONS. What do you expect? No, go out and do something more useful than slagging these guys off. You are not entitled to any of this.

  • May 6, 2010, 6:53 a.m. CST

    It's the new Superman movie....

    by Dolmes

    .....with the backstory Kal-El or Kal-Eight was a genetically modified soldier. Can't wait!!!! :D:D:D

  • May 6, 2010, 6:56 a.m. CST

    Wow, sounds like a bunch of nothing

    by alienindisguise

    and it probably will be.

  • May 6, 2010, 7 a.m. CST

    It's a prequel to the man of steel...

    by Powerring

    Doomsday is escaping...

  • May 6, 2010, 7:01 a.m. CST

    Norm Cascade

    by Happyfat73

    Did you seriously just whine about not getting a spoiler warning for a trailer? Really? You're butthurt because someone spoiled an advertisement? A fucking advertisement!</p> You know, I just saw a commercial for McDonalds ***spoiler*** it had a burger in it ***end spoiler***.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:11 a.m. CST

    At least MI:2 looked like a movie

    by kwisatzhaderach

    MI:3 looked like a TV episode.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:16 a.m. CST

    MORI OWNS YOU ALL!!!

    by Six Demon Bag

    wow..you fucking fanboys will always find something to complain about..<P>first its AICN (or allies) dont BREAK news anymore..but when they do and they speculate, they become UNRELIABLE<P>as mori said..i would trust him over the fuckers at SONY right now..for all we know they were in the midst of casting PERCY JACKSON and backed off once they saw the box office reciepts or reaction to him was tepid..<P>TOO FCUKING EARLY FOR THIS SHIT.....keep up the good work mori (and guys)

  • May 6, 2010, 7:17 a.m. CST

    how did MI:2 look like a film??

    by Six Demon Bag

    was it the doves or the nepotism involving cruise's cousin.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:21 a.m. CST

    What the hell are you all smoking . . .

    by Nice Marmot

    . . . to not think this sounds cool as hell? And everything from Area 51 was shipped to Wright Patt Air Force Base. Everyone knows that. One of the aliens is Dennis Kucinich.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:22 a.m. CST

    would you pay to see it?

    by radruss001

    or will you fish for a freebie press screaning?

  • May 6, 2010, 7:24 a.m. CST

    That's a production credit that I would loudly BOO

    by gruntybear

    Jar-Jar Abrams is an absolute guarantee of rock-bottom quality. Fuck the dicknose, fuck him hard.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:25 a.m. CST

    Why be super secretive about that?

    by Chewtoy

    I honestly don't get it... What makes that more special than any other trailer? Hell, hearing that it may be some E.T. Homage makes it even less interesting to me. I'm not trying to be knee-jerk in a negative response, I just truly don't understand the point of this kind of thing being unannounced and kept under lock and key until the last minute.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:27 a.m. CST

    I thought I missed Mori..

    by Billyeveryteen

    I really, really don't.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:32 a.m. CST

    "This sounds absolutely fantastic."

    by yubnubrocks

    Harry - how in the hell can you say this sounds from fantastic from such a vague description? That makes no fucking sense.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:32 a.m. CST

    It's a Lion!

    by Abominable Snowcone

    With tentacles!

  • May 6, 2010, 7:44 a.m. CST

    Eh, Abrahms is a hack.

    by jae683

    That is all.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:44 a.m. CST

    "why the big deal??"

    by Six Demon Bag

    considering theres a mass of webstites created to give you upcoming news about all aspects to upcoming films..when a film kinda comes outta nowhere from STEVEN FUCKING SPEILBERG!! and JJ UP AND COMING ABRAMS!! this is a big fucking deal.<P>it reminds me the whole blue harvest shit that actually gives you a sense of secrecy and suprise that is lacking in todays hollywood..when every trailer explains the entire plot, this type of marketing is awesome.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:51 a.m. CST

    Stop...

    by Felix Buckman

    ...feeding the trolls, Moriarty.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:54 a.m. CST

    i simply don't understand...

    by Fortunesfool

    Why anyone cares what Abrams does. He hasn't made anything approaching a good film yet, or anything that vaguely resembles a film, if i'm being honest. He's Roland Emmerich without the cinematic chops.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:55 a.m. CST

    It's a Giant Lion

    by Abominable Snowcone

    with tendrils, and he's wearing a silver metal crown with flames painted on it!

  • May 6, 2010, 7:56 a.m. CST

    JJ Abrams presents FLARE

    by Abominable Snowcone

    In a world gone mad...where civilization has fallen to a plague of lens flare...one Giant Lion Man with tentacles stands alone...

  • May 6, 2010, 8:02 a.m. CST

    Six Demon Bag

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Because it was well-shot and had some thought put into its 2.35:1 compositions. <p> Unlike MI:3

  • May 6, 2010, 8:04 a.m. CST

    Welcome to 70's Exploitation

    by BeyondStatic

    Hooray for Sci-Fi B-Movies!

  • May 6, 2010, 8:04 a.m. CST

    IT'S THE LADY GAGA BIOPIC! I LOVE HER!

    by BringingSexyBack

    Gaga ooh la la ... Bad Robomance

  • May 6, 2010, 8:12 a.m. CST

    “Steven Spielberg Presents”

    by wadi77

    Also seen in other theaters. Maybe there are 2 versions of the teaser, one with “From Director J.J. Abrams” and the other with “Steven Spielberg Presents”.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:17 a.m. CST

    hollywood 2, hitflix /missflix 0.

    by alice133

    the fat lady called me up crying.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:25 a.m. CST

    Area 51 didn't close in 1970. It was 1972 (on a Tuesday)

    by jawsfan

  • May 6, 2010, 8:31 a.m. CST

    I don't get the JJ Abrams hate...

    by quicksilver80

    I think both MI:3 and Star Trek were pretty cool movies.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:40 a.m. CST

    Jar Jar likes to tease

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    He's a used car salesman. His products are like russian dolls; they just get smaller and smaller as each new piece of info is revealed, until you realise there was nothing there in the first place. Smoke and mirrors. His whole career is predicated on this principle to give the impression he know what the fuck he is doing, when he actually doesn't. A true con artist.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:44 a.m. CST

    So who cares??

    by sasago

    Hmmm, ~Sadly, My boyfriend left me a month ago, we used to love each other deeply....All changed now! But i'm young ,beautiful,lonely and still hurting.i may be in need of someone to love..still.. My friends told me about AgeGapLove.Com and i got curious about it.. they met their boyfriends there.It's the best place to meet an older boyfriend or a younger girlfriend. i cant risk myself. So i got a usename(Anny888) there in order to find a new boyfriend.is it wrong?

  • May 6, 2010, 8:44 a.m. CST

    Cloverfield2

    by killianx

    How does this make it certain that its not Cloverfield 2? Monster movie by JJA. Sounds like Cloverfield.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:47 a.m. CST

    Also

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    What is that clown Moriarty doing back here, continually returning like a perpetually occuring bad smell, and why does he continue to retain black box privileges? What an angry, humorless douche.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:47 a.m. CST

    kwis

    by Six Demon Bag

    but critically i think MI3 was better received than its predecessor..i could be wrong..<P>and john woo really hasnt made a good hollywood film EVER.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:51 a.m. CST

    Face/Off, Six Demon Bag, Face/Off

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    A great Hollywood Woo film. And Hard Target, too, for that matter -especially the superior workprint. It's a solid action movie despite the presence of Van Dammage. Lance Henriksen is king.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:56 a.m. CST

    turd?

    by Six Demon Bag

    cmon those are watered down flicks..neutered WOO flicks that pale in comparison to his glory days of HARD BOILED and THE KILLER..<P>they are watchable yes..but lacks any passion that his earlier films had.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:59 a.m. CST

    Cloverfield 2 did seem a bit unlikely

    by kevred

    It made a very healthy profit due to being very cheap to make and having a big viral-marketing lead-in. With a second film, the cat would be out of the bag, the budget would likely be bigger, and how many people really liked the first one, anyway?<p>Personally this new thing sounds better, though it also sounds a lot like Signs.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:01 a.m. CST

    OK - Enough is Enough

    by OmarLittleLives

    Stories like the trailer leak are why I come to these sites. I don't think Mori got owned, and you people are a bunch of assholes. Mori - if you are reading this, and I'm sure you don't need to hear it, but you just keep doin what you are doing. I like your site and this site and I visit them just for stories like the one you posted. One last thing - and this goes to everyone - even writers on this site - FUCK YOU IF YOU DON'T LIKE CLOVERFIELD.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:05 a.m. CST

    Yes, Bullet in the Head, The Killer, Hard Boiled

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    Better Tomorrow, etc. are superior - The Killer is the best action film of the 80's along with Die Hard and Aliens, IMO, but you said GOOD film. Those two definitely qualify, especially Face/Off which is completely in line with the themes of his HK work. I don't detect a lack of passion there. It was only after that, with MI2, that Woo went downhill.A pity, since he seemed to have finally found his feet with US filmmaking by that time. Of course, it didn't help that his style became much copied by other US films around that time like The Matrix and was starting to become assimilated into the mainstream of action movies, thus diluting the potency of the original innovator.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:07 a.m. CST

    About Hard Boiled

    by quicksilver80

    Should I get the Blu ray or should I stick with the DVD? I've heard people say the older releases are better...

  • May 6, 2010, 9:09 a.m. CST

    kevred

    by Baryonyx

    I like Cloverfield. Saw it twice, enjoyed it both times.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:11 a.m. CST

    Still wondering why JJ Abrams name should make me geek out.

    by knowthyself

    What's he done besides the Ipod movie? Lame tv shows. Average movies.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:12 a.m. CST

    true turd

    by Six Demon Bag

    i just thought MI2 was static and a sad reminder of what a great filmmaker he used to be..<P>MI3 though was a cute update of TRUE LIES

  • May 6, 2010, 9:12 a.m. CST

    A couple of positive things...

    by billF

    Although I am disappointed that it's not a Cloverfield movie (and I'm not upset with Moriarty-he did say it might not be Cloverfield) but it does sound like a movie I will be interested in and I think it did let JJ Abrams know that there still is a big interest in Cloverfield and the fans do want more.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:17 a.m. CST

    ALL HAIL MORI!

    by orcus

    Greets dude. Are you back or is this temporary?

  • May 6, 2010, 9:19 a.m. CST

    MI 2 was butchered, though,

    by Turd_Has_Risen_From_The_Grave

    by despotic midget Tom Cruise, in pursuit of his treasured PG-13 rating. I'd love to see Woo's original, much more violent, R-rated edit, with additional action and plot scenes. In fact, Cruise interfered heavily in both the first two movies - De Palma was pissed at Cruise's meddling, as well.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:41 a.m. CST

    40 Years Later......

    by cookylamoo

    The Alien is living in Cleveland with Three Kids and a Grandchild and worried about losing his job at Colgate.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Orcus, no i think he just still gets the black box

    by WickedJacob

    I wish. Just can't get into the habit of going to hitfix.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:54 a.m. CST

    He still just gets the black box.

    by I_Sharted

    He doesn't work here anymore. Good on him.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:03 a.m. CST

    It's a LION!!!!

    by I_Sharted

  • May 6, 2010, 10:05 a.m. CST

    8 does not exist in this dojo

    by Cobra--Kai

    Why was six afraid of seven?<p> Because seven 'ate' nine.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:06 a.m. CST

    Dang. AICN needs Mori back

    by orcus

    Classed up the joint. Orcus misses his reviews here. At least they were the most honest and forthright and called bullshit when he saw it. Sigh, back to archives, Orcus guesses.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:12 a.m. CST

    Snore. Remember when movies were about CHARACTERS.

    by Mr Gorilla

    Look at JAWS. Then look at JURASSIC PARK. Then look at WAR OF THE WORLDS. And there, my friend, you see what happened to the movies.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:15 a.m. CST

    Friendship does not exist in this dojo

    by Cobra--Kai

    Orcus, yep Harry and Mori worked well with each other. When they were together Harry was 'the lovable man-child' and Mori was 'the cantankerous critic'... they bounced off each other and basked in the reflected glory. Oh those were the heady days back in the Summer of 2007...<p> Since they've been apart Harry's become 'a retarded man-child that you pity' and Mori's become 'some cantankerous cunt with a website no one visits'.<p> I don't think either of them enjoy what they do anymore. At least not as much as they used to.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:16 a.m. CST

    That's all you need to know?

    by ParagonComplex

    What if one of the babies from Baby Genius, Marvin the Martian, or Dane Cook was punching out? You'd still want to see it?

  • May 6, 2010, 10:18 a.m. CST

    TheRealMoriarty

    by classicgamenerd

    Wah Wah baby.<p> Your a bitch.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:20 a.m. CST

    Sounds cool as shit to me

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    I'm just glad Abrams is sticking with genre stuff because he can pretty much do anything he wants.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:22 a.m. CST

    Hitfix makes stuff up to get traffic!

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 10:27 a.m. CST

    Lost

    by Phineas_Flavel

    Do the fans of this show really think that they're going to get a satisfying, cohesive ending from this show? I feel very bad about all the hours of their lives they wasted on this train wreck.I invested way too much of my life getting sucked into Alias and that whole Davinci-esque plot that went nowhere. Star Trek really is the only solid work that J.J has ever done, and he used a Budweiser plant for a starship set. Get over this guy already.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:28 a.m. CST

    Wow...Moriarty is like always pissed!

    by Darth Macchio

    Seriously dude. Look in the mirror...those anger lines stay forever dude! Turn that frown upside down! Never mind the bollocks!<p>Or, at least, why in the name of big ass titties would you ever take anything some tb'er says personal? You sound exactly like some highschool kid with an arrogant chip on his shoulder and, so far as I know, you're anything but that.<p>I get the impression that if we were all in some big auditorium instead of online, yelling and screaming and glibly throwing verbal feces at each other, you'd be the only one actually wanting to fight over what someone said or thought.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:29 a.m. CST

    Mori pretty fucking thin skin for someone who has *12 YEARS*

    by CarmillaVonDoom

    in the game. You make yourself look ridiculous every time you throw one of your hissy fits. Learn from Harry and relax a bit. Jesus, I am embarassed for you and I've been READING you for 12 years.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:35 a.m. CST

    Relax Mori...

    by shaft478

  • May 6, 2010, 10:36 a.m. CST

    Aren't the Paranormal Activity people

    by Sailor Rip

    doing a found fottage Area 51 thing? <p> This sounds similar.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:49 a.m. CST

    Man, no wonder Ohio sucks so much.

    by Johnny Smith

  • May 6, 2010, 10:50 a.m. CST

    Jeeze!

    by gotilk

    Do you really think anyone took what that guy said seriously, Mori? I think your logic is a little muddy from time to time, and you've even read things into what I've said in the past and came at me guns blazing, way out of line and proportion(and I don't hold it against you, love your work at Hitfix, I follow it religiously), but you're anything but unreliable. That crap just makes it seem like YOU don't believe it. 12 years is a long time. More than enough years to figure out that most talkbackers talk directly out of their assholes and bypass the brain entirely. Oddly immature and under-informed about Internet/File sharing issues? Sure. Read way too much into what people say, sometimes completely transforming the meaning of the words and replacing them with your assumptions? You betcha. But unreliable? Not a chance. And you should know it. It's not looking like you do.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:51 a.m. CST

    kevred: Signs?!?

    by Playkins

    How does that sound even REMOTELY like "Signs"? By that rationale, any movie that has unseen aliens is like "Signs". Which is of course B.S.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:54 a.m. CST

    Hitfix Exclusive - Spiderman to be played by ....

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 10:58 a.m. CST

    Mori = Ridiculous

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 10:58 a.m. CST

    Why would you move Area 51 to Ohio?

    by fiester

    You have a massive controlled area in the middle of the fucking desert to house anything you like and you decide to move it all lock, stock and barrel to--Ohio? Was Delaware unavailable?

  • May 6, 2010, 10:59 a.m. CST

    "I broke the story. Period."

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 10:59 a.m. CST

    McWeeney is a chump and he's always wrong.

    by fiester

    Guy likes to think he's a player but he's just a clown. I'd trust DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD's intel over McWeeney's anyday.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:02 a.m. CST

    Your hyperbole is ridiculous Harry...

    by benlinus

    is it really "absolutely fantastic" Harry, REALLY??? It looks like average at best...Let me guess you fucking fat phony ass clown...you'll have exclusive interviews with Jar Jar himself....there will be banner's linking to the trailer, etc..can anyone say "exclusive set visit" Are they gonna wheel your fat bed sore sorry ass over there Harry? As for "a bird told you" you mean you went on a web site like the other 10 million of us and relalized that it wasnt C2...wow, what a fucking revelation. what an INSIDE SCOOP! Again, what a fucking self-absorbed, pretentious fuck you are....PLEASE STOP WRITING HERE. JUST LET OTHERS WHO TAKE IT SERIOUSLY DO THE HEAVY LIFTING. YOU HAVE BECOME THE BUTT OF EVERYONES JOKES HERE HARRY...seriously, arent you sick of everyone making fun of you? JUST RETIRE ALREADY!

  • May 6, 2010, 11:05 a.m. CST

    Harry is much better then McWeeney..

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 11:07 a.m. CST

    Moriarty....

    by Darryl_Revok

    ...still a cunt.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:09 a.m. CST

    Disappointed it's not Cloverfield 2...

    by OceanWang

    But at the end of the day we're probably going to get another solid movie out of this. So what's the big deal? And for the record, Drew only said it MIGHT be Cloverfield 2. Not that it was. I saw some other sites reporting that it was "definitively" a Cloverfield prequel. If we're dealing in rumors, which Moriarty was, I don't see why he's taking blows on this. None of this shit is fact until the credits roll on opening night.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:11 a.m. CST

    What ever happen to DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 11:13 a.m. CST

    My definition of "geek",

    by tronknotts

    A geek is someone who gets real fucking excited about something that is more or less meaningless/worthless to most people. Nothing wrong with that, but it can a little hard to relate with. Personally, I cannot relate at all with getting excited the idea of this trailer. I can, however, get excited about Super Mario Galaxy coming out in 17 days. It shall be glorious.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:14 a.m. CST

    I used to think Mori was a good writer...

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Then I saw Cigarette Burns and Pro-Life and read a review of his script for a Psy-ops script that sounded like total shit. Apparently he also wrote a script for a third Mortal Kombat movie that was so bad that the people who made Mortal Kombat: Annihilation wouldn't do it!

  • May 6, 2010, 11:15 a.m. CST

    Mario hasn't been "super" in fucking decades.

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Truth.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Ummmm........

    by Darryl_Revok

    Just because it was about a train moving shit from New Mexico to Ohio........who says it's not "Cloverfield 2" or at least the prequel?

  • May 6, 2010, 11:39 a.m. CST

    fuck shakey cam

    by shogunshin

    shakey cam is an excuse for a director to not create great action. he 'shakes' his camera to make the action better, instead of actually making the action better. because of shakey cam, abrahms is just another elitist rich kid who got the job because his of who his parents were.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:47 a.m. CST

    "Bullet in the Head," "Hard Boiled," "Better Tomorrow pt. 2"

    by blakindigo

    Are John Woo's best.<br><br>Oh yeah, kwisatzhaderach is completely wrong about "MI:3" and it's cinematography and composition. It's more effective than Woo's film during the dramatic moments. Less effective than Woo's film during the action scenes.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:49 a.m. CST

    You'd think after 12 years...

    by FrecklesBauer

    ...Mori would have a thicker skin.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:59 a.m. CST

    If this thing is really going to be shot in Super 8

    by Asimov_Lives

    it's going to look like total crap blown up to 35mm. If it isn't, then it's a lie. F-You Abrams!!! Just F-You!!!

  • May 6, 2010, 12:06 p.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    blakindigo, I'd say RED CLIFF is John Woo's best... and yes that comes from someone who's watched HARD BOILED at least 6 or 7 times.<p>

  • May 6, 2010, 12:07 p.m. CST

    How sad / weird.

    by rodnunley

    It amazes me how many people come to this site for the sole purpose of trashing what's written. You guys must be really lonely. If you don't like the site or the people who write for it why don't you just go elsewhere?

  • May 6, 2010, 12:12 p.m. CST

    AICN TB'ers are nowhere near as vile as WoW trolls

    by zillabeast

    The dudes on those forums, and the the harassment they've given Blizzard's employees, are just downright atrocious.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:14 p.m. CST

    MORIARTY was one of AICN's best writers

    by boogieboy

    Regardless of his tastes, Mori writes entertaining reviews that are informative and comprehensible, which is a rare commodity amongst the retard contributors here.I commend him for laying the smackdown on all you hateful little assclowns. Buncha armchair critics who don't do shit but bitch about EVERYTHING under the sun, including which the direction the wind blows. Piss off if you got a problem with how he conducts his career. Or how about this? Best him. Get your worthless ass off your shoulders and show us all how film scooping is done. I'll be the first to congratulate any of you who succeed

  • May 6, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST

    Top 10 Worst gimmicks in film making:

    by Powerring

    1. Shaky cam 2. Tacked-on 3D 3. Remakes of movies that sucked to begin with 4. Remakes of movies that aren't even as good as the original 5. Hiring Megan Fox for anything 6. CGI for the sake of CGI---without any real story. >Cough< transformers >cough<. and 7. Micheal Bay bastardizing WWII events or making any films. 8. Loud "stinger" notes/music instead of actual scares 9. Releasing a movie from January through April and telling people it's good. 10. Non-threatening goth vampires with no canine teeth that sparkle in the sunlight like a disco ball.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:16 p.m. CST

    Moriarty

    by DadTimesTwo

    Good job on the scoop. It's why I read online sites like this one. Who cares if a rumor is off a point or two? We have fun debating the facts while waiting for the full story to come out. For those of you who are trashing Moriarty, please point me to your movie news website with all of its insider scoops.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:23 p.m. CST

    Sometimes I like subdued shaky cam...

    by quicksilver80

    When it's more like a "free hand" shaky cam and not a "parkinson's" shaky cam...

  • May 6, 2010, 12:28 p.m. CST

    PowerRing: WHAT?!?!?

    by Playkins

    "6. CGI for the sake of CGI---without any real story.>Cough< transformers >cough"<p> And exactly how was Bay supposed to make a movie about giant robots again, WITHOUT CG? Dude, seriously....

  • May 6, 2010, 12:34 p.m. CST

    No wonder Harry writes the reviews he does.

    by onezeroone

    Anything and everything makes him squeal like a lil piggy.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:34 p.m. CST

    Cobra--Kai, I rejected seeing "Red Cliff" in the cut version—

    by blakindigo

    — but if the uncut version is as good as I've been hearing, then please point me to the blu-ray.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:36 p.m. CST

    "…Remakes of movies that sucked to begin with…"

    by blakindigo

    That's the only reason to remake a movie in my book.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:36 p.m. CST

    blak

    by Six Demon Bag

    you can get the uncut on dvd..not sure if its on blu ray though..<P>just got part one from netflix

  • May 6, 2010, 12:37 p.m. CST

    Yeah right!

    by AsimovLives

  • May 6, 2010, 12:38 p.m. CST

    How does this discount it being

    by FSJGuy

    a Cloverfield 2? It sounds very much like it could be a sequel or prequel(hopefully sequel) to me.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:45 p.m. CST

    FSJGuy

    by The_Coyote

    Because it's produced by Spielberg and Amblin Entertainment, not Bad Robot. There's a more in-depth breakdown of the trailer over on Collider and it's definitely the Abrams/Spielberg project.

  • ...the last two columns inspired and get around to making Cloverfield 2, or .5, or whatever.

  • May 6, 2010, 12:59 p.m. CST

    Snooze

    by Faust_8

    Harry would lick JJ's ball sack if given the opportunity

  • May 6, 2010, 1 p.m. CST

    Mr Gorilla, that makes no sense

    by Talkbacker with no name

    Whatever you think about War of the Worlds as a good film or not, it was all about character. Now you may not have liked them (I did for the record), but it was a character driven peice set around the invasion of aliens.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Heyy Collider photos of the new GODZILLA design

    by zillabeast

    That Godzilla looks much much more acceptable than the 1998 abomination. The thought of a new American Godzilla film terrfies me. Here's hoping for the best. http://www.collider.com/2010/05/06/first-image-new-godzilla-legendary-pictures/

  • May 6, 2010, 1:07 p.m. CST

    oh fuck off, AsimovLives

    by Talkbacker with no name

    your feelings on jj abrams have been made crystal clear in 100's of posts here. Anything you say on any topics about him are pretty meaningless and it's pointless engaging you on the subject on any level...unless it's to tell you to fuck off and shut the door on the way out.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:07 p.m. CST

    by Cobra--Kai

    blakindigo, i've seen both cuts of RED CLIFF, just like i've seen both versions of LOTR. I'd actually recommend watching the far shorter US version first, and then if that appeals then go on and watch the full four hour marathon!

  • May 6, 2010, 1:10 p.m. CST

    "...DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD's intel..."

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    Now, there is a contradiction in terms.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:15 p.m. CST

    Hey shogunshin...

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    ...fuck you!

  • May 6, 2010, 1:15 p.m. CST

    I'll give you some credit though, Asimov

    by Talkbacker with no name

    Your "jar jar" bullshit seems to have caught on with some fucking goofs.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:18 p.m. CST

    it amazes me...

    by Seth Brundle

    How easy is to get an angry reaction out of Moriarty.... dont jump to instantly defend yourself against shit you read in these talkbacks, makes you look insecure dude

  • May 6, 2010, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Gotta give Moriarty props

    by Bruce of all Trades

    I remember he made the original ending for Terminator Salvation public, thus angering the fanboy community, which prompted McGoogle to order up a quick new ending (thank God, cause the one he intended to use sucked sweaty gorilla balls). <p><p>Oh, and this movie kinda sounds like The Blair Alien Project. MEH!

  • May 6, 2010, 1:40 p.m. CST

    That shit is so GAIKING. Cunt wait.

    by the Green Gargantua

  • May 6, 2010, 1:41 p.m. CST

    zillabeast, re: new Godzilla design

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Hmmm, it's ok I guess. Sort of a cross between the American and Toho versions. Probably looks a bit too much like a fish though. Sort of got the head of a pike.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:43 p.m. CST

    TWENTY MILLION MILES TO EARTH UPDATE?

    by the Green Gargantua

    Seriously, I keep seeing the YMIR pounding out of that train, right? fuck yea! GAIKING!

  • May 6, 2010, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Fuck up Godzilla(agn) and we go TALIBAN on Legendary

    by the Green Gargantua

    I am talking about a motherfucking DAI KAIJU JIHAD BITCHES.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Design is close, they need to look at Japanese demons

    by the Green Gargantua

    in ukyo eh wood print art. That last stroke that hints at an almost feline facial slant.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:56 p.m. CST

    Geektard_Smasher

    by boogieboy

    Your assessment of AICN in its current incarnation is spot on. If it weren't for Vern and his hysterical essays, I'd have no reason to continue reading here. Harry's BLADE 2 review is the most memorable review I've ever read because it repulsed me so completely. He nearly ruined that movie for me because whenever I watch it I cringe recalling his semen-obsessed prose. Quint's babbling article on LOOPERS this week nearly drove me away too. It's a shame because back in its heyday this was my favorite site for scoops and geek culture. Thankfully the Onion's AVClub still rocks

  • May 6, 2010, 1:58 p.m. CST

    Than again, I don't really give a shit about Godzilla

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Sure those movies were fun when I was like 8. Can't sit through them anymore.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:58 p.m. CST

    TOO SOON TO DREAM? NEW GODZILLA vs CLOVERFIELD

    by the Green Gargantua

    that would be lovely.

  • May 6, 2010, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Mario Galaxy is the best Mario game ever made

    by tronknotts

    Truth.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:06 p.m. CST

    Awwww...

    by AngrySmurf

    Look at the crybaby McWeeny getting all upset because every "huge story" he breaks at Shitflix turns out to be riddled with wrongness. But then you never could take criticism whenever you were proven wrong, could you? What a complete smurftard.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:09 p.m. CST

    So a wagon carrying an alien proves that it's not Cloverfield?

    by chien_sale

    Genius thinking

  • May 6, 2010, 2:12 p.m. CST

    Nice fact cheking media outlets

    by RPLocke

    Fuckers.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    tronknotts

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    if it doesn't come out for another 2 weeks....how the fuck do you know how it ranks among other Mario games? Doesn't that strike you as an odd thing to say?</p><p>That's like me saying "Duh Avengers is duh bestest moobie in duh world!"

  • May 6, 2010, 2:17 p.m. CST

    teaser sounds average

    by slappy jones

    but I love the fact mcweeney treats it like he is covering watergate.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:21 p.m. CST

    Talkbacker with no name

    by AsimovLives

    Deal with it.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Joss Whedon directs Avengers

    by RPLocke

    That fucker will crash and burn upon opening when the Firefly fans attack websites with their I love Joss Whedon shit.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:32 p.m. CST

    Yes, I'm VERY nervous about Joss

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    I can only hope I'm just being paranoid. Ifit's a fucking snarkfest with locked off cameras and generic backgrounds....I'm a-gonna be fuckin' PISSED!

  • May 6, 2010, 2:52 p.m. CST

    The Paper

    by Wrath4771

    Man has baby. Now that's a fact!

  • May 6, 2010, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Doesn't this movie botch Peli's Area 51?

    by Dr. Samuel Loomis

    I mean, it sounds good and all. But two big budget movies about Area 51 coming out reasonably around the same time could be bad.

  • May 6, 2010, 2:59 p.m. CST

    There's two threads dedicated to Abramanito

    by AsimovLives

    running consecutively. Talk about being owned, being a slave-ass. AICn is El Abramanito's own fiefdom, and the AICN crew are his serfs. El Abramamnito is AICN's true owner and boss.

  • May 6, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    Yawn...got plenty of Area 51 in SG-1 and X-files

    by quicksilver80

    Next

  • May 6, 2010, 3 p.m. CST

    @ RETURN_of_FETT

    by tronknotts

    The first Mario Galaxy came out in 2007. It's the sequel that's coming out in two weeks. Clearly you've never played it. If you like classic Mario games, you're missing out. The game drops the wandering, aimless shit from Mario 64 and Mario Sunshine, and instead delivers the best 3D platformer ever made. You don't have to take my word for it. Quoteth the great wikipedia- "Towards the end of 2007, Super Mario Galaxy was named Game of the Year by IGN, GameSpot, Nintendo Power, GameTrailers, Edge and Yahoo! Games."

  • May 6, 2010, 3:17 p.m. CST

    All this crap about Area 51

    by AsimovLives

    The truth is far more mundane: it's just a place where they test the most advanced airplanes currently in developement. That's it. That's reason enough for it's secrecy. No aliens, no little green men, no secret portals to other universes, none of that shit. Just secret testing of top technological advanced airplanes. Deal with it.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:17 p.m. CST

    No, I don't like Teletubbies either

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Not really interested in baby games. The last game I played was Killshot 2. Before that was Bioshock 2. I don't really have a craving for bouncing, grinning-like-idiot cartoon characters with cutesy names.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:17 p.m. CST

    who ever said that MI2 was better than MI3 should be banned

    by crashbarbarian

    I mean, I'm all for opinions but that is the most outlandish statement i've ever heard!

  • May 6, 2010, 3:18 p.m. CST

    Asimov

    by Talkbacker with no name

    jj Abrams makes movies and tv shows that people like which includes deciding on future of your beloved star trek lore. Deal with that, sucker!

  • May 6, 2010, 3:24 p.m. CST

    RETURN_of_FETT

    by MandrakeRoot

    Mario Galaxy was released in 2007. The gameplay was highly innovative and original. It won game of the year and is easily one of the best Mario games ever. <p> Now the sequel to that game, Mario Galaxy 2, is whats coming out in a few weeks. Based on early footage it looks easily as good if not better then the original, with far more interesting level design. Early reviews have been nothing but praise and perfect score, and it'll probably will game of the year again. <p> Bottom line is the Mario franchise as good as it's always been. I'm not a huge gamer but Mario games are always quality.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Ah shit

    by MandrakeRoot

    I see tronknotts beat me to it. But he's completely right. <p> And Harry why don't actually give credit to the site you linking instead of making it look like its your scoop. So shady.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Talkbacker with no name

    by AsimovLives

    Woopy fucking do! They are still retard movies and TV shows and no amoung of kicking and screamign from you will make them any better. yoruibeloved Abramanito is a talentless hack whose only strenghs is to be a consumate salesman and a con-man, because as a filmmaker he's a fucking bust. Deal with it.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:29 p.m. CST

    Mori's got sand in his pussy again?

    by I_Sharted

    Not the first time and I'm sure it's not the last. You'd be pissed too if your last name was fucking McWeeny.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:35 p.m. CST

    Fuck You

    by ghost_of_eggsalad

    You fat fuckin' red headed cunt... How FUCKING DARE YOU!!!!!!!

  • May 6, 2010, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Have fun standing in your apartment in your undies...

    by RETURN_of_FETT

    Flinging your arms around like a fuckin' moron "OOOOH, I made the cartoon character jump!".</p><p>I couldn't possibly care less about the current antics of Mario the cartoon plumber. No, I like taking fuckin' headshots and drilling mother fuckers and electricuting a roomfull of psychotics and taking crowbars to skulls. Not so much into the 80's boppy synth scores while colorful, portly mascots bounce around on overgrown fungi. When I was 12, that was the shit. But I have pubic hair now so it's not really my thing. But hey, if it's yours, go ahead and empty your drool cup and enjoy jumping over the purdy flowers and scary turtles.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:44 p.m. CST

    IT'S BEN LINUS IN THE TRAIN

    by bright boy

    DUH

  • May 6, 2010, 3:47 p.m. CST

    AsimovLives have you seen "Red Cliff"?

    by blakindigo

    And, thanks Cobra-kai. I'll take the plunge on the full length version first. Haven't seen a good one in a while. Like Bertolucci's "Novecento," I'm afraid I'll need to see the original cut first otherwise I might get vex over the cuts.

  • May 6, 2010, 3:52 p.m. CST

    Is it Drew McWeeny in the train?

    by finky089

    could be from the tone of his TBs up there. <p> ("Hmm, Drew has a second cup of coffee at home.")

  • May 6, 2010, 3:57 p.m. CST

    Anyone read HOUSE OF LEAVES?

    by moviemo

    That's a piece of work that would really benefit from the whole mockumentary style that's become a convention of creating the modern urban mythology we see in movies like Blair Witch, Paranormal Activity, and Cloverfield. I'm not the biggest fan on movies that try not to look like movies, but when done well, I think the style is as effective as any well-done gimmick can be. ANY THOUGHTS?

  • May 6, 2010, 4:15 p.m. CST

    i'm bummed

    by Kammich

    I was really looking forward to "Cloverfield." after the financial success of the first film, I thought a sequel would be made in fairly short order. oh well. the reports of "Super 8" still sound pretty awesome.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:16 p.m. CST

    looking forward to ANOTHER "cloverfield"*

    by Kammich

    if this site's lack of an edit button were a woman, i'd hit her with a frozen turkey

  • May 6, 2010, 4:25 p.m. CST

    Video games are overrated pieces of shit

    by RPLocke

    All of them are fucking Halo or Mario knock offs that cost 50 bucks to buy. Fuck that.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:33 p.m. CST

    Mori please go home.

    by Yoda's Ball Sack

    Yelling at nerds on talkbacks does nothing for your image.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:43 p.m. CST

    Kind of looking for a fresh spin on aliens...

    by SK229

    anyone else getting tired of the same stories and angles getting trotted out over and over and over again? There are a lot of other directions you could go in with what aliens might be/are and yet it's always the same shit. Even a movie that posits they're some kind of mental abstraction that we collectively come up with to handle some repressed human memory would be a lot more interesting. Anything to do with Area 51 is almost moot at this point... the X-Files did it to death as do all these UFO and alien docs and shows on the History, Travel, Discovery, you name it, they've got some kind of reality series on ghosts or UFO's. I guess there's always room for more, if done right, but I don't know... sometimes I think we're getting to the end of fresh ideas and ways of doing genre material. Case-in-point - all the 'next Alive in Joburg' short films that have come out recently like 'The Gift', Panic Attack!, and The Raven... all technically brilliant, but there's almost no hint of an actual story and practically no acting or human element in any of them... we just keep getting the same stuff recycled over and over and it looks like that's the way it's gonna continue with the new talent coming up. The only recent movie I thought was derivative but original enough in its own ways was Moon.

  • May 6, 2010, 4:59 p.m. CST

    wow asimovlives

    by slappy jones

    aren't you the fucking life of the party. I bet you watch those magician secrets REVEALED! TV specials yeah?

  • May 6, 2010, 5:01 p.m. CST

    moviemo: HOUSE OF LEAVES

    by the Green Gargantua

    Read it, great book. Would it just be the Navidson Record you think? The movie would work best as an appendage to the book.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:10 p.m. CST

    JJ Abrams is a master of hype, not stories

    by reflecto

    I love STAR TREK but that's a fluke. In virtually everything else he's ever done, it is a masterful web of PR, viral media campaigns and word of mouth to prop up what is almost always a mediocre, just average at best product. He is the downfall of geek culture and our modern entertainment. But he also saved Star Trek.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:13 p.m. CST

    I really enjoyed his take on Star Trek, so I look forward to thi

    by FluffyUnbound

    OK, now I'm just fucking with AsimovLives. Don't mind me.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:19 p.m. CST

    Hitflix is owned by a Search Engine Marketing company.

    by dailysportspages

    Acceas Partners LLC. <br> http://tinyurl.com/23aower

  • May 6, 2010, 5:37 p.m. CST

    Premature Ejaculation

    by THX1968

    But that's okay, seeing as how we are all desensitized to what grand entertainment used to be. I put the Iron Man movies on par with "Raiders", but I can't think of anything that comes close to that, maybe the "Bourne" flicks. As long as Abrams doesn't blast light into anamorphic lenses, warping the fuck out of everything, thus rendering the actor's heads akin to marshmallows, I'll be cool. Don't get me wrong - I thought "Star Trek" was a monumental achievement - story/plot wise. Photographically I thought it was crap on a hot stick. The boy revers the past, and I can dig that, but don't shoot a big budget film as though you're in Film 101.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:42 p.m. CST

    Harry Loves Iron Man 2!

    by Lashlarue

    Oh, wait. That's the next headline.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:49 p.m. CST

    so weener was wrong and now looks like a twat

    by Waka_Flocka

    lol..drew keeps on failing.

  • May 6, 2010, 5:51 p.m. CST

    does anyone here actually visit shitflix?

    by Waka_Flocka

    if you do. you should contemplate ending your life.

  • May 6, 2010, 6:25 p.m. CST

    So Harry's on a Super 8 circle jerk now?

    by scriptgirl_nipples

    Mmmm.. tasty!

  • May 6, 2010, 6:26 p.m. CST

    blakindigo

    by AsimovLives

    I have seen RED CLIFF, but only the 140 minutes version. And evne though it's epic, i felt underwelmed. The movie didn't restored my faith on john Woo. In fact, one of the things that upset me about the nmovie was all that wuxia bulslhit. You see, the Battle Of Red Cliff ACTUALLY HAPPENED. It's not a fictional battle. It's not soemthing out of chinese lenge,d it's an historical event,. and all those impossible superhuman wuxia stuff just ruined the movie for me. There could had been hundreds of ways to tell a great epic story with badass character doing their war stuff without all that wuxia nonsense! It really pissed me off. Specially because some characters were really interesting, like the very smart embassador who could predict seasonal wind changes.<br><br>The movie just didn't pleased me, and i doubt the 4 hours version would do me any good, as in, what's ruiend the movie for me is something that will aslo be in the longer version, the wuxia bullshit.<br><br>The best thing from that movie was to see that other countries can now produce big ass epics that can rival anything that Holylwood produces. I'm loving that democracy in epic filmmaking.

  • May 6, 2010, 6:26 p.m. CST

    Why my Friend Moriarity is Dead Wrong about Super 8

    by EddieMurphysLaugh

  • May 6, 2010, 6:29 p.m. CST

    Abramanito's STAR TREK, a monumental achievement...

    by AsimovLives

    ... of dumbed down shit.<br><br>His next movie: more of the same shitty retardness, to be over-sold to the point of complete brain numbness of the geekry.

  • May 6, 2010, 6:30 p.m. CST

    slappy jones

    by AsimovLives

    Are you not entertained?

  • May 6, 2010, 6:33 p.m. CST

    Please let it be a lion

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

  • May 6, 2010, 6:33 p.m. CST

    moviemo

    by AsimovLives

    I read HOUSE OF LEAVES. The author is a personal friend of David Fincher, and for some years Fincher planned to make a movie adaptation. Seems the project has died down, though. And yes, the book is amazing. Hard to cathegorize, but a masterprice nontheless.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:10 p.m. CST

    Hitfix Exclusive - Mori Sucks

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 7:11 p.m. CST

    C'mon Harry

    by JaimeFoxx

    You love everything. That's why your reviews stink to high heaven. <br> <br> This sounds interesting, but I'm gonna be mad if the next Trek is put on the shelf for it.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:25 p.m. CST

    Hells Yeah!!!

    by th3480

    This had better be the trailer for the Grape Ape film I have waiting my whole life for!!!!

  • May 6, 2010, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Iron Man 2 has 65% on Rotten Tomatoes!!!!!!!!

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Thank God it's not Clovershakycam2

    by Antz

    I will not watch anything in a theater that uses that crappy shaky cam to hide directors piss poor ability to shoot a decent sequence.

  • May 6, 2010, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Bummer, this news :(

    by PennsyDeux

    It would've been nice to have it been a sequel to Cloverfield, but I'll keep an open mind about it.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:23 p.m. CST

    Harry, I've a Halloween costume idea for you...

    by ErnestBorgNine

    one of the humans from WALL•E. All you need is the short-sleeved and legged jump suit. Just roll around in your motorized wheelchair with your iPad and bluetooth whatevers and there you go.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:31 p.m. CST

    Blah blah blah shakeycam blah

    by FluffyUnbound

    The giant monster sequences in Cloverfield are still the best since 19 fucking 54. I don't care if a giant vibrating dildo did the camerawork.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:41 p.m. CST

    reflecto EXACTLY

    by ominus

    Thats what i was going to write.JJ is a master of viral marketing.He is doing with Super 8 right now, what he had done with Clovefield.He kept the movie in secrecy,he released an ambiguous teaser in the premiere of a blockbuster movie (i think it was TF1 or IM1?) and bingo,he starts creating hype.I remember the talkbacks here had caught fire after the release of the Clovefield teaser,everyone here was talking more about the teaser than the premiere of the blockbuster film. <p>we are witnessing the same thing again now.well good for him,since he knows how to fill his wallet with good adverisement. <p>and one last thing.He was not the one who saved ST.he helped a lot but in reality start trek was saved by the revival,modernization and reuse of the iconic SEVEN.Gene Roddenbery saved ST even from his grave,not JJ,Orci or Paramount.Gene Roddenberry.

  • May 6, 2010, 8:59 p.m. CST

    Wow! Does the teaser fade to black every few seconds?

    by brodiebruce_405

    With the sound of a pulsing heartbeat?! OH MY GOD!

  • May 6, 2010, 9:18 p.m. CST

    Nerd bait

    by sofaking

    We're onto you, JJ. I'm not buying into the artificial hype you want to create and make you millions in the process. I'm not seeing your movie. How about not making crap like Cloverfield so you don't have to resort to marketing gimmicks for people to see your movie? Fuck, you got me to comment about it. Now I'm taking part in the discussion that you want. Damn you to hell, JJ.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:33 p.m. CST

    by Playkins

    by Powerring

    1. Bay is not supposed to make any movies at all...and Transformers II sucked...CGI or rock-em-sock-em robots against blue screen. The story and acting blew chunks....shitty movie.

  • May 6, 2010, 9:36 p.m. CST

    The prequel to Super 8 is called 8 Track

    by RPLocke

  • May 6, 2010, 9:54 p.m. CST

    LOL @ Moriarty

    by kjmad25

    That was quite the tantrum, take it easy dude.

  • May 6, 2010, 10:42 p.m. CST

    THE SUPER 8 TRAILER IS HERE!

    by PennsyDeux

    http://ow.ly/1qx5ev

  • May 6, 2010, 10:45 p.m. CST

    ^^ That is a genuine link, get it before Paramount does

    by zillabeast

  • May 6, 2010, 10:54 p.m. CST

    They should call it MISSFIX...

    by BurnHollywood

    See what I did there?

  • May 6, 2010, 10:57 p.m. CST

    AWESOME teaser!

    by VitaminZ

    I love teaser trailers like that! And it does look like it could be a Cloverfield prequel. (Is that still an option or do we know for sure that isn't happening?)

  • May 6, 2010, 11 p.m. CST

    THE SEQUEL WILL BE CALLED VHS

    by J-Dizzle

    Why Super 8? Doesn't make any sense.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:29 p.m. CST

    PowerRing:

    by Playkins

    "Bay is not supposed to make any movies at all...and Transformers II sucked...CGI or rock-em-sock-em robots against blue screen. The story and acting blew chunks....shitty movie. "<P> Says you. I liked it, and most of the people I know that saw it liked it. Not to mention the box office draw disagrees with you too.<P> Also, WTH do you even MEAN that Bay isn't supposed to make any movies? I doubt anyone put you in charge of that decision.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:31 p.m. CST

    J-Dizzle:

    by Playkins

    It doesn't make sense because you haven't seen the movie yet, genius.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:32 p.m. CST

    why not LASRDISK???

    by DioxholsterReturns

    sounds sci fi

  • May 6, 2010, 11:37 p.m. CST

    OK, saw the leaked trailer-

    by Playkins

    Y'all need to shutup because that could be ANYTHING. And dipshit up there that says it looks like "Signs" is a retard.

  • May 6, 2010, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Here's the trailer! http://tinyurl.com/2v3fs7q

    by james4543

  • May 6, 2010, 11:55 p.m. CST

    thanks to penny for posting the trailer...

    by exador

    cheers to you..glad someone was able to post that....ok...now having seen it, it definitely caught my attention ...I loved cloverfield, loved the latest startrek, and will probably love this as well...

  • May 7, 2010, 12:03 a.m. CST

    who cares SGU rocks harder

    by DioxholsterReturns

    iron man pales in comparison

  • May 7, 2010, 12:08 a.m. CST

    The Teaser TRAILER video: http://bit.ly/dfxx7d

    by danielsemper

    Recorded from a cinema theater.

  • May 7, 2010, 1:10 a.m. CST

    SUPER 8 = GIANT SPIDER MOVIE!

    by monkeyburger

    Too obvious?

  • May 7, 2010, 1:13 a.m. CST

    SUPER 8 is a giant alien pornstar

    by DioxholsterReturns

    isnt THAT obvious????

  • May 7, 2010, 1:53 a.m. CST

    Just saw the trailer....

    by The_Lovely_Funkiness

    ...and it very well could be a prequel to Cloverfield. Based on the trailer alone, there is nothing that prevents this from being a prequel. I'd be willing to bet a days pay that this is the backstory to Case Designate: "Cloverfield".

  • May 7, 2010, 2:26 a.m. CST

    Halfbreedqueen

    by AsimovLives

    Considering how much money is involved in the american movie industry, how big it is,a dn how much money it moves, i'd say any movie news from a big studio involving well known filmmakers is big news. Maybe we have became despodents, but the thing is, 50 million dollars IS A LOT OF MONEY! That today people in America would say that a 50 million dollars movie is a small budget movie is just an indication of how big any movie made in Hollywood really is. Consider that the chinese movie RED CLIFF was done with a 80 million dolalrs budget, which in Holylwood it's the kind of budget nobody bats much of an eyelid anymore, and you cna tell how inflated things are there. therefore, news about a movie is big news because it's all big business.

  • May 7, 2010, 2:27 a.m. CST

    No Super 8 Trailer

    by slayergirl_13

    I was looking forward to seeing this trailer all day after reading about it online, but it was not shown with the Iron Man 2 print played in my IMAX theater. I even stayed after the bonus clip at the end of the credits and NOTHING!!! Stupid theater!

  • May 7, 2010, 2:28 a.m. CST

    Movies are not just movies anymore

    by AsimovLives

    Movies are big business. Their budgets are huge, even among the so-called "low budget" productions, and the introductionof viral marketing creates social and cultural impacts, evne if shortlived but it's still there. Movies ar enot just movies anymore. Movies transcends what's on the screen. There is no "it's just a movie".

  • May 7, 2010, 2:30 a.m. CST

    No, Clovie doesn't return then

    by AsimovLives

    Well, if that means no more anoying fucking yuppes pretending to be audiences surrogates and lead characters, then i guess that's a good enough trade off. Clovie took one for the team. Clovie, i salut you.

  • May 7, 2010, 2:49 a.m. CST

    Super 8 page decoded: http://bit.ly/bDfIOO

    by danielsemper

    There is an official webpage for super 8: super8-movie.com And I have managed to decode the message inside the swf file.

  • May 7, 2010, 2:53 a.m. CST

    Um... is this about the Michigan Dogman/Gable film?

    by jsarnold513

    Purported to be (aka hoaxed) found Super 8 footage of a werewolf in Wisconsin from the 70s... <p> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fDeT8H2CwQ&feature=related

  • May 7, 2010, 3:58 a.m. CST

    judge for yourself - http://bit.ly/cE0QU7

    by Maniaq

    IT'S NOT A LION!!

  • May 7, 2010, 5:10 a.m. CST

    Playkins

    by Powerring

    Either you are 15 years old and blinded by getting awhiff of Megan Fox's snatch, or one of those potbellied, balding middle age dudes that grew upo glued to the crappily animated TV show. Either way...it's a crap "B" movie. II was a total POS. People like budweiser beer, and it sells a LOT. Doesn't mean it's good.

  • May 7, 2010, 7:08 a.m. CST

    Abrams's movies pleases the 13 year old in us

    by AsimovLives

    The age when we were all retard, fucking stupid, ignorant, confused, emotionally fucked up, devoid of life experience, clueless that there's more to a girl then just a cum receptable, that there's more type of female breauty then just the slut look, and didn't know any better about anything.

  • May 7, 2010, 8:22 a.m. CST

    LOL Hey McWeeny,

    by KingNineReturns

    Shut the fuck up, ok? Your job doesn't matter two shits in the long run. Oooh, you had some "breaking news" about a fucking movie trailer? Get real you delusional self important douche. As if you were going to win the fucking Pulitzer for some bullshit web story.

  • May 7, 2010, 9:46 a.m. CST

    Cloverfield

    by fish tacos

    One of the most disappointing films ever. The dialog and acting was so embarrassing, I couldn't even watch it to the end. I didn't even want to watch any movies at all for like a month after that.

  • May 7, 2010, 10:50 a.m. CST

    AsimovLives

    by ClayG

    Your post tells more about what you were like when *you* were 13 than the rest of us...personally, it never occurred to me, ever, to see a girl as 'nothing more than a cum receptacle.' Nor have I personally ever liked 'the slut look.' You poor excuse for a human being. If you really think Abrams' Star Trek, for one, had anything to do with those kinds of values, then you'll probably just answer this talkback with mindless insults and derision. That's what you'll probably do, anyway.

  • May 7, 2010, 11:53 a.m. CST

    1979, Spielberg, area51, pickup, train = CE3K-2

    by hmarkfilm

  • May 7, 2010, 12:40 p.m. CST

    PowerRing: Fuck you

    by Playkins

    Don't start pulling that presumptuous shit on me, asshole. You don't know me any better than I know you so don't think for a second that your elitist armchair-director opinions mean jack shit. Based on what you said I could make a guess that you're one of those spoiled, entitled little whiny 20-year old fanboys, but I didn't need to go there, did I? I go to movies to be entertained- THAT'S ALL. The fact that I'm willing overlook a few problems with a script for the sake of being entertained doesn't make me any less of an educated viewer. It simply means that I neither expect nor feel owed that every movie should be an award winner.<P> Grow the fuck up. And FYI- I'm 35, a professional artist in the game industry (formerly films until I got sick of the egos). I jog every day, I'm not overweight hate Star Wars, liked Transformers back in the day and I'm very happiy married to a beautiful woman. Go fuck yourself.

  • May 7, 2010, 12:49 p.m. CST

    monster maybe?

    by nikem3

    probably just my mind trying to create images just like we all did after cloverfield trailer but right after the words "Next Summer" with the flash.. if you slow it down.. kinda looks like a monster maybe? or a demon or something?

  • May 7, 2010, 1:38 p.m. CST

    cool story playkins...now shut the fuck up

    by Waka_Flocka

    you stupid nerd

  • May 7, 2010, 1:43 p.m. CST

    Waka_Flocka

    by Playkins

    No one asked you.

  • May 7, 2010, 2:15 p.m. CST

    It IS Cloverfield 2!

    by sven1607

    I just watched a totally enhanced copy of the trailer, and have studdied every pixel of every frame for clues, as JJ loves to put these things in his trailers. If you look VERY CLOSELY during the explosion, you will see a VERY small green tag, looks like a metal address tag from a crate on the train, and though it is barely legible, it says, "Cloverfield, OH", and I can't make out the zip code. There is also a small symbol I can't quite make out, might be a skull and crossbones, but it's so illegible it could be anything. But there's PROOF. If I found it, I'm sure everyone else will find it, if I had a way to do a screen capture I would post one. So rest assured, it IS CLOVERFIELD 2!!!!!

  • May 7, 2010, 3:36 p.m. CST

    ClayG

    by AsimovLives

    Bullshit. Go tell your lies to soemone who could buy that. Well, you are int eh right place, there's lots of people here who buys the Abramanito's bullshit like hook and sinker without questioning. Yeah, you're so special... NOT!

  • May 7, 2010, 3:38 p.m. CST

    It is CLOVERFIELD 2! It isn't CLOVERFIELD 2!

    by AsimovLives

    And Abrams can go fuck himself up his fucking ass, that fucking over-rated glorified used cars saleman!

  • May 7, 2010, 3:51 p.m. CST

    Fuck Area 51

    by bobjustbob

    Can ANYONE do anything original?

  • May 7, 2010, 6:18 p.m. CST

    Super 8 trailer

    by Busyguy4

    Just saw Iron Man. Not as good as the first one but still entertaining. The trailer for Super 8 had everyone guessing. But correct me if I'm wrong but the pickup truck that get's hit by the train looks an awful lot like Roy's truck from Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Hmmm... an inside joke between Spielberg and Abrams perhaps?

  • May 8, 2010, 9:49 a.m. CST

    Playkins just told us about his...

    by BurnedNotice_Dude

    wonderful world. Too bad that on the internet everyone else has one also.<p>Delusional Nerd all the way.

  • May 8, 2010, 2:20 p.m. CST

    BurnedNotice_Dude:

    by Playkins

    If some little douchebag accused you of being a middle-aged balding dork you'd have said the same thing.

  • May 8, 2010, 2:20 p.m. CST

    BurnedNotice_Dude:

    by Playkins

    If some little douchebag accused you of being a middle-aged balding dork you'd have said the same thing.

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