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Cool Videos: Fun mega movie mix featuring 52 different films

A good movie mix video can be hard to pull off, but this one created by Alecc is pretty impressive. Clips from 52 different movies (including a few upcoming films) were used to create the video, and it also features the song "Invaders Must Die" by The Prodigy. It's no easy task to edit this many clips together, but I think Alecc did a great job with this video....

Drew Goddard drops out of The Martian; Matt Damon still eyed to star

Now that Drew Goddard has his future populated with Marvel projects including Sony's SINISTER SIX movie and the Netflix DAREDEVIL series, the CABIN IN THE WOODS director has had to drop out of his science fiction project, THE MARTIAN, adapted from the novel by Andy Weir. Matt Damon is being eyed to star in the project and a new director is being sought to replace Goddard. According to...

Top 10 Movie Trailers of 2013

Movie Trailers serve a singular purpose: to convince you to sit your ass in a dark room and be transported to another time, place, or existence. With the Director at the helm and the cast and crew taking us on a voyage, the trailer is that which convinces us to invest our hard earned time and money to go on their cinematic journey. Some trailers oversell the movie and leave the final product...

This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Elysium, Kick-Ass 2, The Lone Ranger ...

This week: The summer misfits have arrived - Elysium, The Lone Ranger, Kick-Ass 2, Percy Jackson, etc. ► All it takes is seeing “From the director of District 9” on the blu-ray cover of ELYSIUM to explain why this was one of summer’s biggest disappointments. Where Neil Bloomkamp made...

C'mon Hollywood: Tighten up your science fiction characters (and logic)!

SPOILER WARNING: Details of this year’s OBLIVION , PACIFIC RIM, and ELYSIUM will be discussed here. Proceed at your own peril (this includes images). Last year, a little movie called PROMETHEUS came out, an anxiously anticipated sci-fi prequel to the ALIEN franchise, directed by Ridley Scott . Fans rabidly awaited its release, and when it finally arrived, they were...

The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: Elysium

It's hard to believe that the summer blockbuster season is nearing it's end. Whether you've loved or hated the movies that have come out this year, there's been a lot to talk about. This week, we're going to chat about one of the last big movies of the summer. It just so happens it is one of the movies that many of us have been anticipating very heavily. I'm talking about...

Neill Blomkamp adds Marvel and DC superheroes to his list of projects he will probably never direct

Neill Blomkamp often tops lists of directors fans dream of tackling projects featuring superheroes or classic science fiction icons. And who can blame them? With DISTRICT 9 blowing us away and ELYSIUM looking damn good, too, why wouldn't you want a guy this talented to tackle a dream project? Blomkamp, unfortunately, is not interested in helming STAR WARS or STAR TREK and...

Face-Off: Matt Damon vs. Ben Affleck

Last week, Malcolm X proved more popular than Dirk Diggler , as you chose Denzel Washington over Mark Wahlberg. With Matt Damon’s sci-fi actioner ELYSIUM due out in theaters this Friday and Ben Affleck’s oh-so-quiet TO THE WONDER now out on DVD and Blu-ray, this week’s FACE-OFF pits the men against each other to see which of the Beantown BFFs you prefer.

New red-band clip from Elysium and watch Matt Damon ask a girl out for dinner

A couple of new clips for you this morning from ELYSIUM. Neill Blomkamp 's highly anticipated follow-up to DISTRICT 9 is out in a couple of days, and it's going to be interesting to see how well it plays in theaters. Internet buzz has been strong but that's never a guarantee (PACIFIC RIM anyone?), and the sci-fi film will be competing with three other new releases for...

Our exclusive 1:1 interview with Elysium's Matt Damon talking sci-fi movie faves (Blade Runner..), Neill Blomkamp...

Matt Damon plays a man who only has a few days to live in ELYSIUM, the latest sci-fi adventure from director Neill Blomkamp (DISTRICT 9). Sporting a bald head and a spiffy exosuit for much of the film, Damon's "Max" is something of a final hope for a poor society on the verge of extinction while the 1% of humanity's wealthiest people live in a cushy space station called "Elysium."...

More from Elysium director Neill Blomkamp on the failed Halo movie

Last month Neill Blomkamp talked a little about his future films and why the HALO film was canned, but a new interview with Hero Complex has the director opening up a bit more about the failed project. Some may have though Neil Blomkamp was a little too honest harsh about why HALO failed in the previous interview, but in this new one the director says that not doing HALO was...

Review: Elysium

PLOT: In the year 2154, the wealthy have made a new home on a spectacular space-station called Elysium. There, the very, very rich can live a carefree life, in addition to one free of any health concerns, as each home is equipped with technology that can cure any disease, or heal any wound. Those who are left on Earth aren’t so lucky. When an ex-con, Max DeCosta ( Matt Damon ) is...
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