THE NEW MUTANTS Trailer, An X-MEN Horror Movie?

The X-Men film franchise is mutating into something scary!

Fox revealed the first trailer for THE NEW MUTANTS.  Based on the X-Men comic book but with the vibe of a teen horror film.

Take a look and let’s break down who’s who, what we know and what could be:

The mutants are not in the Xavier estate but a psychiatric facility under the care of a Dr. Cecilia Reyes (Alice Braga). The patients include characters from the comics each experiencing nightmarish visions and encounters.

Why a X-Men horror movie? When go back to the comic book origins and most memorable New Mutants stories you can see the inspiration.

Who’s Who? (at least in the comic books!) Continue reading

COMIC BOOK THEMED FALL FILM PICKS

Fall means time to get cozy in a cinema to escape the chills. Hollywood rolls out the fantasy with comic book heroes, classic and new science fiction and even the dramatic story behind the creation of an icon.

THOR RAGNAROK courtesy Marvel

Thor thunders back and he’s got Hulk smashing with him. Justice League unites. The next chapter of Star Wars and more.

Here are our comic book, fantasy and sci-fi themed film picks. Continue reading