Tag Archive: Universal

Sep 16 2013

Film Review: R.I.P.D.

The good guys dress in black, remember that. Mostly because they’ve already been to their own funerals. Ryan Reynolds hasn’t exactly got an unblemished career when it comes to comic book adaptations. From the excesses of Blade: Trinity to the misfired Green Lantern and the simply confused X-Men Origins: Wolverine, any personal love the actor …

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Aug 20 2013

Movie News: ‘Day Men’ at Universal, D.J. Caruso still on ‘Preacher’, Gregg Henry Joins ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

There so much movie news coming out at the moment, we’d go mad trying to post it all online. It’s why we do news headlines on the podcast. So here’s a bunch of random stuff that broke overnight and is probably worth mentioning. Universal Studios is set to adapt the new Boom! Studios comic Day Men, …

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Aug 20 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 68 – Kick-Ass 2

In this issue, it’s the end of the Ultimate world as we know it, bonus Loki content and a wolf among us. THEN we report back from SMASH!, head to Infinity and beyond and watch some Comic Book Heroes. PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Kick-Ass 2! Directed by Jeff Wadlow and starring Aaron …

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Aug 15 2013

Film Review: Kick-Ass 2

Based on the Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. comic of the same name, this sequel goes to some dark places.  The original Kick-Ass had a unique development history, with the film rights sold off before the first issue had even been published. Parallel processes worked to bring the eight-chapter comic book and more traditionally structured …

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Aug 12 2013

Win: ‘Kick-Ass 2’ tickets from Universal (CLOSED)

Kick-Ass 2 hits cinemas in Australia next week, and thanks to Universal Pictures International Australia, we have 10 double in-season passes to give away to our lucky readers and listeners. All you have to do is answer the question below and you’ll be in the running for a free ticket to the next big comic …

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Aug 08 2013

‘Kick-Ass 2’ offers a look inside in a new red band featurette

Universal has sent over a brand new red band clip for Kick-Ass 2, featuring interviews with the cast and new clips from the film. It’s based on the comic series by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., as well as a sequel to the 2010 film. It’s directed by Jeff Wadlow, who is said to …

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Jul 20 2013

SDCC 2013: Extended ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 4, ‘Kick-Ass 2’ red band Comic-Con trailers

It’s only a few months until the return of The Walking Dead to our screens, and AMC has given us a first extended trailer for the show to tie in with Comic-Con International in San Diego. It shows some new characters, shifting allegiances and troubling brewing is cellblock D for our intrepid band of survivors. The …

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Jun 29 2013

‘Kick Ass 2’ goes viral as Justice Forever wants you

Forever Justice wants you to join their ranks! Sick of your streets getting crudded up with bad guys and social vermin? Take a few notes from Battle Guy (Clark Duke), Insect Man (Robert Emms) and Doctor Gravity (Donald Faison) and join Justice Forever. The viral campaign for Kick Ass 2 begins with these two videos. The …

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