Category Archives: Film and Television

Topics featuring trailers, sanctioned clips and other items related to Films and Television. The emphasis is generally on music, comic book, science fiction and horror features.

CBS All Access: “The Twilight Zone” Official Trailer (Airing 4/2019)

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It was during the Super Bowl some weeks ago that we got a brief (very brief) glimpse of the upcoming CBS All Access program “The Twilight Zone”. This is a bit of a reimagining of the classic series that was created by the great Rod Serling. I loved this show so let’s take a look at the longer trailer and some other stuff.

The Premise: An updated version of the classic TV series featuring various tales of science fiction, horror and mystery. Hosted by Jordan Peele.
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Paramount Pictures: “Rocketman” Official Trailer (Opening 5/2019)

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It was just over a year ago in January 2018, that Sir Elton John announced that he would be embarking upon his “Farewell Tour” and bring his world of fans his greatest hits one last time. I’ve documented assorted narratives for the readership since then since in online time this feels like a forever ago but if you didn’t see the initial announcement and want to just click HERE to see the scoop. Then in October 2018, we got the very first glimpse of the upcoming biopic “Rocketman” but since it was a teaser there wasn’t much to it. Now, some four months later, Paramount Pictures has delivered a full on Official Trailer and if you love the music of Elton (and who doesn’t in some sense), you’re going to want to see this one. Let’s watch.

Premise: The film tells the story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.
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Netflix Presents” “The Dirt” Official Trailer (Streaming 3/2019)

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When I began hearing rumblings about screeners for the upcoming Motley Crue biopic “The Dirt” hitting some reviewers desks, I was wondering when the rest of the world would be receiving the films first trailer. Fortunately for all of us that trailer is here now and ready for you to rock along to. Oh and before you ask, I didn’t get one of these screeners myself so I was as eager to see any footage as the most ardent of Crue fans. Let’s check it out.

Synopsis: The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock ‘n roll groups in history.
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Now Streaming: “Doom Patrol” on DC Universe (2/15/2019)

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The DC Universe streaming service was off to a good start with the live action series for “Titans” and when I had briefly joined up had scores of comic books to peruse on your mobile device. Now its time for the next series to begin as The Doom Patrol come to life. Let’s take a look at the poster, premise and casting once more.

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The Premise: Set after the events of Titans, the Doom Patrol – consisting of Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, Crazy Jane and new recruit Cyborg led by Dr. Niles Caulder – receive a mission to stop the supernatural supervillain known as Mr. Nobody from taking over the world.
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Now Streaming: “The Umbrella Academy” on Netflix (2/15/2019)

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I’ve been sharing the videos and visuals from the Dark Horse Entertainment live-action series “The Umbrella Academy” so I will hope by now that you caught the Official Trailer and seen the Promotional Posters (but if you didn’t just click those italicized words and they will bring you to see it all). In the other posts I mentioned this was a new property to me, and I still have not managed to catch up. The series is now available for binge watching so have at it but don’t ruin any surprises for me okay.

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The Premise: On the same day in 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his “children” to save the world. But not everything went according to plan. In their teenage years, the family fractured and the team disbanded. Now, the six surviving thirty-something members reunite upon the news of Hargreeves’ passing. Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father’s death. But the estranged family once again begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse.
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