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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Matthew Vaughn, the director behind the astonishing success of ‘Kick Ass‘ and ‘X-Men: First Class‘ and his latest ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’, has found his next project and it’s ‘Flash Gordon‘!!!

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Have you read the young adult books titled ‘Ghostgirl‘? If not, you should. If you have read them, then get excited, because they are going to be adapted into a movie. And none other than Matthew Vaughn will be producing them with an option to direct and write. Vaughn directed excellent films such as ‘Layer Cake‘, ‘Kick-Ass‘, ‘X-Men: First Class‘, and ‘Stardust’.

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4K UHD Review: ‘Kick-Ass’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 2nd, 2017

THE FILM


Back in 2008, Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. created a new comic book that was kick-ass, that they in fact named it ‘Kick-Ass‘. It was basically Spider-Man if Spider-Man had no superpowers and was had a hardcore R rating. The amount of creative energy, violence, comedy, and character development that went into the comic was magical as it was entertaining and wonderful. Millar just had a way with words and story plot that made this comic book called ‘Kick-Ass‘ solid gold. It was to nobody’s surprise that only two years later, we got a feature film directed by Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, X-Men: First Class, Kingsman) and produced by Brad Pitt, that ignited a new breed of R rated superhero films.

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Film Review: ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 20th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

Matthew Vaughn is back in the director’s chair with ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle‘, the sequel to the hit 2015 action-comedy film that made over $414 million. The ‘Kingsman’ story line was originally written in comic book form from Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Dave Gibbons (Watchmen) and follows a super secret British spy service that protects the world from various threats. It’s like James Bond, but more fun, more violent, and with more laughs. With sequels, especially in the action world, the words “bigger, better, faster” are usually used everyday on set, in an attempt to out-do the previous movie. That can mostly be said for this sequel too, but with The Golden Circle – – it all works.

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Film Review: ‘X-MEN: APOCALYPSE’!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 9th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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And we are back with yet another ‘X-MEN‘ movie, marking this the 9th film in the franchise, that is if you count the ‘Wolverine’ movies and what not. If you’re just counting purely ‘X-MEN‘ films, than this is number six with it being number 4 from director Bryan Singer, who started this whole comic book movie crazy back sixteen years ago with the first ‘X-Men‘ film. From there, we have seen the Marvel and DC Universe take off into a multi-billion dollar industry. It’s quite mind boggling, and this new film ‘X-Men: Apocalypse‘ seems to take everything we’ve seen since Matthew Vaughn’s ‘First Class’ and sculpt it into this one film.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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What could possibly make the sequel to ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service‘ any better than it’s own existence? Elton freaking John! Oh yeah, you better believe you just read that.

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Film Review: ‘Eddie The Eagle’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 25th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Underdog stories are almost always fun. From ‘Miracle‘ to ‘Rocky‘ to even ‘Little Giants‘, these stories of regular people, who you normally wouldn’t pick for a sports team, prove that they have enough heart, guts, blood, and spirit to give it a real shot and make it to the top. Some of these films and television shows we’ve seen that have portrayed the ‘underdog’ scenario have been based on real people and real events, such as this one, ‘Eddie the Eagle‘. If you grew up during the 1980s, you might remember hearing about ‘Eddie the Eagle‘, who was a British Olympic ski jumper at the Calgary 1988 Olympics.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Kingsman 2‘ is actively prepping to begin filming in May. What we know so far is that Taron Egerton (‘Eddie the Eagle‘) who starred in the original ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service‘, is returning to reprise his role as Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin.

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Could There Be A Hit Girl Prequel?!?!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jun 18th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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There could be more ‘Kick-Ass‘ awesome heading our way according to film writer/director Matthew Vaughn. Of course I’m talking about the comic creation by Mark Millar that consists of average teenager turned vigilante superhero-wannabe Dave Lizewski who later becomes Kick-Ass and teams up with the father/daughter duo of Hit-Girl and Big Daddy.

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Film Review: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 12th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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I can officially say that the first AWESOME, kick-ass movie of 2015 is finally here, which is ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service‘. Based on Mark Millar’s (Kick-Ass) comic book, director Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, Layer Cake, Snatch) has once again delivered the goods and high entertainment value with an homage to spy films, particularly the ‘James Bond‘ franchise. So what’s that mean? It means the guy who made ‘Kick-Ass‘ and produced ‘Snatch‘, made his own version of ‘James Bond‘, and it’s as violent and gory and funny as his other films I mentioned.

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Fox is Making Mark Millar’s ‘Superior’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 16th, 2014

Rebecca S., Here…

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Fox has picked up ‘Superior‘, which is the limited series comic book written by Mark Millar (Wanted, X-Men: First Class, and Kick-Ass) and drawn by Leinil Francis Yu, who has basically drawn something for every comic you’ve ever heard of. This adaptation will be produced by Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, Kick-Ass).

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Film Review: ‘Kick-Ass 2’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 16th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here…

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And we’re back with a sequel to Mark Millar’s ultra-violent real-life superhero story with ‘Kick-Ass 2‘, based on the comic series of the same name. This highly entertaining sequel amps everything up to eleven (if you can believe that) from their first outing on every level possible. From the characters, to the violence, to the story, everything is toned up, bloodied, and kicks into high gear as Jeff Wadlow replaces Matthew Vaughn as director this time around. This sequel delivers the goods for fans of the first film and comic series and much more, with a high expectation at the box office.

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Jim Carrey Might Join ‘Kick-Ass 2’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 20th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

***UPDATE***

Jim Carrey has just inked a deal that will set him to play The Colonel in the upcoming sequel ‘Kick-Ass: Balls to the Wall’. Great news. I can’t wait.

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Universal is trying to sign Jim Carrey to play a big supporting role in the upcoming Kick-Ass sequel titled ‘Kick-Ass 2: Balls to The Wall’.  Jeff Wadlow will be replacing Matthew Vaughn as director, which I don’t think is the best idea.  But I have hope.

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Fox Announces Its 2014 Slate!! Expect ID4 in 3D!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 31st, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Twentieth Century Fox announced today some major additions to its 2013-14 release slate, along with some date changes.On the heels of the $344 million worldwide success of TITANIC 3D, the studio and director Roland Emmerich, in conjunction with Stereo 3D, which did the work on TITANIC, will produce a top quality 3D version of the iconic INDEPENDENCE DAY. ID4 3D will be released worldwide on July 3, 2013.

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‘Kick-Ass’ Sequel Is On Its Way!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 8th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Universal Pictures is ready to make ‘Kick-Ass’ 2 and already has a director.  That director is Jeff Wadlow, who also has written a script for the sequel.  With the success of the Avengers, Universal wants to waste no time and get this project started by August.  Talks are already underway for original cast members; Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.  They will all have to sign new contracts and deals according to Deadline.

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Hi Bryan Here….

I still haven’t had a chance to see this yet, but I have been hearing great things.  It really seems like they did this X-Men film right.  If only they got director Matthew Vaughn to direct ‘X3’.  But so far, people are saying this is right at the top with the best superhero films out there and one of the most satisfying films of the year.  Can’t wait to see it.  Enjoy FedMex’s review below.

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Hi Bryan Here…

I want you all to give a warm welcome to Boomstick’s new contributing writer, Dr. Joel Hawkins.  He hails from the underground sewers of North Texas and is at least two of the following: gay robot, french polynesian eskimo, slovakian zombie, green blooded canadian, and avatar.  His favorite color is rainbow and when he is not eating cake covered in lucky charms, he is a master at slaying dragons and writing articles about films, television, and music.  Welcome Dr. Joel Hawkins.

Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men: First Class) has a new adventure he’d like to take now that he’s left the School of the Gifted.  Unaware as to whether he’ll direct or produce, Vaughn shared a dream of his with Deadline of hoping to invite Clint Eastwood, Warren Beaty, and Jack Nicholson back to “the lead again” instead of the supporting roles they’ve played so much lately.

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This trailer is all sorts of kickass.  I have watched it almost for an hour now.  It has got a certain haunting quality to it.  This is what I love most about teaser trailers.  It doesn’t give much away, and it leaves you wanting more. Much more.

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First Look at X-Men: First Class!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 19th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Here is the first photo of Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class which I don’t think was particularly supposed to be released yet.  The whole picture just looks sort of strange and odd at t the moment.  Needs more tweeking.  But it is cool nonetheless.

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X-MEN: FIRST CLASS CASTING NEWS!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 3rd, 2010

So the 1960’s set upcoming X-Men movie has pretty much all of its cast set in place with a possible addition of a cameo just added.

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‘True Detective’ Season Two Looks Incredible!

by Red Zeppelbon on May 15th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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Following in the haunted footsteps of the first season of HBO’s award winning ‘True Detective‘, comes a sneak peek for the second season in the gritty, anthology series. Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey blew viewers away and have since been replaced with Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Colin Farrell.

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‘True Detective’ Fans Get Ready For Season 2!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 9th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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HBO grabbed the collective viewers attention with ‘True Detective‘ in 2014. A series that won 5 Emmy Awards and was nominated for so many more accolades that it should have won. Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson and Michelle Monaghan star in the freshman season of the anthology police detective show. The detectives reminesce on a case from 1995 that has been closed as solved. Questions surface that force those involved to dredge up memories from the past, in looking closer at the variables, corruption is evident on both sides of the thin blue line.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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The 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival is almost here, folks, and we have just received the entire list of all the films that will be playing at the festival. The fest will take place April 9-19, and you can start purchasing passes now with the links provided below. It looks like there will be some excellent filmmakers and actors in town for the festival as well as a treasure trove of awesome movies, which you can see listed out below with a little bit of information on each film. As usual, we will be at the festival, telling you about all the cool movies we’re seeing and posting some interviews with the talent. Stay tuned as  I’m sure more announcements will be made.

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Is There a ‘Kick-Ass’ 3 In The Works?!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 11th, 2014

Hey fanboys and girls, Jana here,

 

 

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You may be asking yourself what is in the future for ‘Kick-Ass‘. Let me fill you in on the latest. When Mark Millar, the creator of the comic books the movies are based on, he’s not sure either. The freshman offering from the Kick-Ass universe took fans by storm and surprise. I can’t even count the number of times I’ve re-watched the movie, punched the air in victory or sat in shock watching the death of Big Daddy. Hit Girl is my personal favorite and I’ve tried telling my son numerous times that if he finds a girlfriend one day like her, I’ll be happy.

The film made stars out of relatively no-name actors Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz and moved them up to major players in the acting world from the bit parts they had been accepting. The budget for ‘Kick-Ass’ was a trifling $28 million dollars but brought $100 million at box offices and earned another $140 million in DVD sales. This kind of revenue would make any production company eager to sign on for a sequel and that’s what happened.

 

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HBO Eyes Stars For ‘True Detective’ Season 2!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 7th, 2014
Hey everyone, Jana here,
‘True Detective‘ was lauded by critics and fans alike in its first season. Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson have a loyal and already won over group of fans that followed them to the gritty series. Add into that equation fans of HBO’s unparalleled programming and production value and mystery/crime/drama fans and it’s the perfect recipe for success.  ‘True Detective‘ was lauded with Emmy nominations by the truckload. How does HBO compete with itself on such a stellar first season? With an equally star-studded and action packed second season, of course.

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Hi Bryan Here….

Still playing catch up.  So this is just one day late, but that’s much better than eight days right?  Well anyway, this is a pretty great week for releases so let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Buster Keaton Short Films’, ‘Rango’, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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