The Avengers: Age Of Ultron – Movie Review

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This being a film that I wasn’t very interested in seeing, I found it to be moderately interesting. That’s not to say though, that if I was interested in seeing it, that I would have found it to be any different. The film itself I was just able to bear. The CGI was done well on the majority of the film too. The characters were the same old, same old. There was a particularly strange love interest in there, that seemed almost like they just put it there to entice audiences into watching it. That being said, they did well to convey a sense of love between the two. The plotline, however, was something that anyone would have guessed and everyone probably did. I know I did.
The usual plotline for a superhero film is that the good guys are having a good time, living life. The bad guys are shown plotting something. The good guys aren’t any the wiser and then the bad guys show up, causing mayhem. There’s a love interest somewhere, which subsequently gets messed with by the bad guys in some way or another. The good guys and bad guys fight in some big battle and the good guys struggle to survive the attack. After almost all hope is lost, the good guys miraculously manage to save the day. They all live happily ever after.
There… that about sums up the usual comic book film, and to be fair, the majority of almost any film with a hero and a villain.
I never understood the fascination of films that are so similar, like comic book films. They’re great for entertainment purposes, but that’s about it. I’m not saying it was a terrible film, because it wasn’t. It just wasn’t that great… especially with all the hype that surrounded the film.
A big flaw I found with the CGI in this film however, was at the very start when they’re all racing through the snowy forest. A few of the soldiers are being thrown about and it all looks incredibly fake. The CGI just looked bad. They spent money and effort making the rest of the film look superb, which paid off, but it’s just that scene that is a let down for me. Even some of the Avengers aren’t terribly well done.
As for the acting, among others, James Spader as Ultron was great and so was Paul Bettany as Jarvis.
If you’re a Marvel fan, or love comic book/superhero movies, or even if you just want some entertainment for a few hours, then this a good film to go and watch.
One of my favourite posters of the film is below

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Godzilla – Official Main Trailer

In Summer 2014, the world’s most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure “Godzilla.” From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

Another Godzilla Poster Revealed!

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This poster is a little more mysterious than the last and shows what at first would look like rubble from a natural disaster, but at closer looks is actually a hidden image of the monster himself.

It has been said that at the San Diego Comic Con, they will be revealing some footage, so if you are anywhere near Comic Con, or if you are going, make sure you don’t miss it!

GODZILLA MOVIE POSTER REVEALED!

The movie poster for Gareth Edwards’ Gozilla has been made public. Talk about a massive creature…one made from a bomb so atomic that it devastated Hiroshima.
This is only the tail of the beast, so how big would the entire monster be? Check it out for yourself below!

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Godzilla Encounter Site Goes Viral

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A new viral marketing xampaign was launched, for the new Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla film, sparking a ton of media gossip. Posts were submitted to the site at first, as if they were true encounters with unknown phenomenon such as “black icebergs” in the ocean and so on. Other posts then came about historic events which lead up to the movie’s monster arrival. Events such as the Atomic Bomb over Hiroshima being one of them, throwing out there the idea that Godzilla is “the son of the Atomic Bomb”.
The site seemed to be leading up to the 2013 San Diego Comic Con, which started yesterday, announcing the arrival of the monster at the event with this post:
“A gigantic atomic creature has attacked San Diego. We repeat, a gigantic atomic creature has attacked San Diego.”
Will this movie live up to all the hype and the reputation that the last film had on the Film Industry? Will it land with a boom? Or will it just look like a terrible remake or an idea that someone got from watching ‘Pacific Rim’. The monster crashing through the bridge in that film and the one in the original Godzilla movie leaves quite an uncanny resemblance. Maybe the ‘Pacific Rim’ creators were going for that effect in the first place. “Let’s make the monster similar to Godzilla!”

So, if you want to check out the Godzilla Encounter site for yourself, click the link below.

http://www.godzillaencounter.com

Directed by Gareth Edwards.
Co-starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen.
Godzilla will open in the US and UK on 16 May 2014.