'I Hate Everything' discusses 'Sing' and 'Illumination Entertainment'

May 22, 2017


Sing isn't as obviously terrible as some other movies, but it's representative of the larger problem of lazy animated movies being churned out by lazy studios with little artistic merit and an obvious focus on making money. There's definitely an emphasis on hating Sing here, but Mr. I Hate Everything applies his hate more broadly, discussing the problem with Illumination Entertainment in general and why their films fall short of their animated counterparts.

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Here's your first look at Amber Heard as Mera in 'Aquaman'

May 18, 2017


Director James Wan posted this behind-the-scenes photo from the first day of shooting with Amber Heard as Mera for his upcoming Aquaman adaptation. You'd be forgiven if you thought it was Rita Repulsa cosplay at first. Or a live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.

The final trailer for 'War for the Planet of the Apes' shows the full extent of CGI apes

May 16, 2017


Here's the final trailer for War for the Planet of the Apes. It seems we're nearing the limit of CGI animals, because there are scenes here where the CGI talking apes are indistinguishable from the real talking apes. I mean, wait, what? You know I mean. Fake monkey look real. Hopefully there's more depth than what the trailer suggests, because they're emphasizing a whole lot of action and not very much else.

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'Twin Peaks' is coming back and here's the trailer

May 12, 2017

You can tell David Lynch is involved because everything looks weird as fuck. It's like True Detective, but with less (more?) magical realism. Which seems like the original pitch for True Detective, but in reference to the original Twin Peaks. I'm now as confused as I'll probably be after watching the actual show.

The final official trailer for 'Wonder Woman'

May 8, 2017

I was hoping they would lay off the Dragon Ball Z mega effect explosions, but I guess the DC Cinematic Universe is too tied to the visuals set by Zack Snyder. This still has potential to be the best DC film though, and I'm not just saying that because of Gal Gadot. Oh, wait, yes I am. Yes I am.

The first full-length trailer for 'Blade Runner 2049'

May 8, 2017

The first full trailer for Denis Villeneuve's take on Blade Runner is here and it looks appropriately impressive for something involving Denis Villeneuve, Ryan Gosling, and Harrison Ford. Ghost in the Shell kind of missed the mark, but that's because they didn't properly embrace the color palette set by Mad Max: Fury Road. And by color palette I mean orange. A lot of orange. That's clearly the key to making a quality neo-noir world. I'm talking Donald Trump orange.