THE MANDALORIAN Gets a Perfect Fan-Made Spaghetti Western-Style Trailer

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If you loved The Mandalorian and you’re a fan of classic ‘60s spaghetti westerns, you’re gonna really enjoy this new fan-made trailer mashup! It was created by YouTube user kingkida and I love everything about it! The style, the tone, and the music used is all perfect. Here’s a note from the creator:

Now that the amazing first season of The Mandalorian is complete, I decided to go back and update my Sergio Leone inspired trailer. Thanks for all the feedback on the last one. I incorporated a lot of your suggestions, but I’m sure I butchered more Italian in this pass as well!

Check out The Mandalorian spaghetti western trailer below and let us know what you think!

Part Two of VFX Artists React to THE LORD OF THE RINGS

Last week we shared a video from Corridor Crew that featured their VFX artists reacting to, discussing, and breaking down the visual effects elements of Peter Jackson’s epic The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Well, that all continues with a part two video that continues to unfold the VFX awesomeness of these films. As you might imagine, it’s packed full of more intriguing insight on how these films were made.

A Professional Hunter Breaks Down Hunting Scenes From Classic Movies

If you’ve ever wondered about the accuracy of hunting in the movies we see, GQ brought in professional hunter and tracker Steven Rinellato to break down and discuss the hunting scenes from various films. Those films include The Last of the Mohicans, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Wedding Crashers, The Revenant, Out of Africa, and Jeremiah Johnson.

As someone who has never really been hunting, there’s a lot in this video that I found informative. If you are an avid hunter, then I’m sure there are things pointed out in this video that you already knew. Regardless, it’s an interesting video worth checking out!

One thing that is made clear in the video is that hunting is not as fast as we see in the movies.

Great Video Essay Breaks Down PARASITE and Its Perfect Montage

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First of all, if you haven’t seen director Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite yet, it is one of the best films of 2019, and it also won Best Motion Picture for a foreign film at the Golden Globes last weekend. This is a movie that you’ve got to see! I promise you won’t be disappointed.

If you have seen the film, then I’ve got a video essay here for you to watch from Nerdwriter that you are definitely going to appreciate. The video focuses on what he describes as the perfect montage. It’s a five-minute montage in the film that awesomely sets up a great deal of what’s to come in the rest of the movie.

The montage is beautifully directed and edited, and it shows the audience what this family is willing to do in order to provide a new life for themselves. It’s an incredible storytelling technique that Joon-ho has mastered.

Watch the video below and feel free to share your thoughts!

THE WITCHER Gets a Fan-Made FRIENDS-Style Trailer and a 90s VHS Trailer

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If you’re a fan of Netflix’s adaptation of The Witcher, then you might enjoy these two fan-made 90s-themed trailers. The first trailer reimagines the opening of the series in the same style as the classic sitcom Friends, and is cut to the iconic theme song. The video was created by DarkyPakyIt, and it’s actually done really well!

The second fan video gives us a trailer for the series that was made in the style of a 90s VHS trailer. That video was created by Jason Alan Dewey, and it nails the look and vibe of those classic VHS trailers we grew up watching.

On a different note, The Witcher has been a great series to watch. It seems like a lot of fans are confused by the timeline and the way the story plays out, but it all comes together at the end, and I ultimately enjoyed it. What did you think of the show?

Get Cool New Dice and More with LAERAL SILVERHAND’S EXPLORER’S KIT

The other day I saw the following tweet that pointed to a new Dungeons & Dragons book on Amazon being announced soon for this year.

Then, the very next day, I get an email about a new set of dice and miscellany being released by D&D. Coincidence? I think not! My guess is that the book from the earlier tweet is going to be connected to Laeral Silverhand’s Explorer Kit. This kit features eleven dice, a durable felt-lined box that looks pretty, a double-sided map of the Sword Coast and Waterdeep, and the icing on the cake is the 20 illustrated, double-sided cards that feature information on key characters, locations, and lore from all across the Forgotten Realms. The information on these cards has been written by Laeral Silverhand, and it’s sure to be something that many fans will be intrigued by.


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You can already pre-order the Explorer’s Kit from Amazon for $29.99 or talk to your friendly local game store about pricing and availability. The product will release on March 17.

Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer May Helm Sony’s Uncharted

Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer may helm Sony’s Uncharted

Sony’s Uncharted movie may just be on track yet again after losing Travis Knight (Bumblebee), as Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer is being eyed by the studio to take over the director’s chair on the long in-development video game adaptation, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Fleischer exploded with his directorial debut on the acclaimed horror-comedy Zombieland and followed it up with modest hits 30 Minutes or Less and Gangster Squad before helming the box office smash Venom and last year’s successful long-awaited follow-up Zombieland: Double Tap.

RELATED: Uncharted Film Loses Director Travis Knight Due to Scheduling Issues

Uncharted will be a prequel to the game series, taking its basis from the sequence in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception wherein the young thief Nathan Drake (Holland) first encounters his partner Victor Sullivan (Wahlberg) and in essence, sets up the events of the entire game franchise.

Despite previous drafts by the likes of Mark Boal (The Hurt LockerZero Dark Thirty), Oscar nominee David O. Russell, Doctor Strange‘s Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer, Safe House‘s David Guggenheim, and Joe Carnahan, the new draft of the screenplay is written by Rafe Judkins, Art Marcum, and Matt Holloway.

Based on the action-adventure video game Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune from Naughty Dog and Sony Interactive, the story follows a descendant of explorer Sir Francis Drake, a treasure hunter named Nate Drake who believes he has learned the whereabouts of El Dorado, the fabled South American golden city, from a cursed golden statue. The search becomes competitive when a rival hunter joins the fray, then is escalated when creatures — actually mutated descendants of Spaniards and Nazis — begin attacking those hoping to learn the treasure’s true secrets.

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Uncharted is an Arad/Atlas Entertainment Production, with Charles Roven, Avi Arad, Alex Gartner, and Ari Arad producing. The film will serve as the first feature produced by PlayStation Productions.

Knight became the sixth director to leave the project in its decade-long development cycle which began with Russell attached to direct followed by Neil Burger (Limitless), Seth Gordon (Baywatch), Shawn Levy (Free Guy) and Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane).

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Robert Zemeckis Looking To Direct a Sci-Fi Astronaut Thriller Titled ARES

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Robert Zemeckis, the filmmaker who brought us Back to the Future, Forrest Gump, Cast Away, Contact and more, is looking to direct a new sci-fi film at Warner Bros. It’s an astronaut thriller titled Ares, which is an original story being written by Geneva Robertson-Dworet, who previously wrote the DC Comics adaptation Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).

According to Deadline, the story follows “an astronaut who survives his space capsule’s crash landing in an African desert but begins to suspect his mission was in service of a conspiracy that hides a secret with world-changing ramifications.”

Yeah, I’d say that certainly sounds like the kind of story that Zemeckis would love to tell. That brief plot summary above includes a combination of a lot of little things from projects that he’s previously worked on. This is a perfect film project for him and I’d love to see what he does with it!

Does this sound like a film project you might enjoy?