Tag: superhero

Review: WONDER WOMAN Is The Superhero Movie We All Need Right Now

At a time when men in certain circles feel compelled and emboldened to weaponise their fragility in the face of advancing feminism, the world needs a hero like Wonder Woman more than ever. Created more than 75 years ago, and...

RENDEL: Watch The Full Trailer For Finnish Superhero Movie

It was right around this time last year that word surfaced on Finnish superhero film Rendel, a vigilante style masked hero picture based on the original creation of Jesse Haaja. The basics here are fairly familiar - vigilante in mask...

Full Trailer For Russian Superhero Film GUARDIANS Brings On The Were-Bear!

Look, I'm not even going to pretend that the VFX in upcoming Russian superhero picture Guardians are up to Hollywood blockbuster standards. I mean, they're not horrible or anything - I'd put them around the level of a typical Chinese...

Russian Superhero Team Lays Waste In Full GUARDIANS Trailer

Who wants to see a heavily armed were-bear battling mecha-tanks? the producers of Russian superhero film Guardians are hoping the answer is 'rather a lot of you' because that's exactly what they're delivering in their upcoming action spectacle. Clearly aiming...

After KRYPTONITA Get Ready For NAFTA SUPER

It was back in October of 2015 that we first reported on Nicanor Loreti's adaptation of Leo Oyola's novel Kryptonita. A delirious inversion and translocation of super hero tropes into the slums of Buenos Aires where the truly heroic are...

Raven Banner Entertainment Lands Worldwide Sales Rights For Finland's First Superhero Flick, RENDEL

News out of the market at Cannes is that local lads Raven Banner Entertainment have landed the worldwide sales rights for Finland's first superhero movie. Rendel. The trailer has been out for a while and you may have a look...

Meet The Whole Team In New Trailer For Russian Superhero Flick GUARDIANS

We've been keeping an eye on Russian superhero flick Guardians for a little while around here, the curiosity of what Russian talent would do with this incredibly American concept leveled up to open excitement when the first proper footage of...

It's A Panty Storm In The Trailer For HENTAI KAMEN 2: ABNORMAL CRISIS

Japan's Forbidden Hero returns with Hentai Kamen 2: The Abnormal Crisis because, you know, when panties start raining down upon Tokyo the time has come for one man to don those panties over his face and stand against the forces...

Russian Superhero Lays Waste In New GUARDIANS Clip

It was a few months back that we first brought news of Guardians, an upcoming Russian entry into the superhero world. And while it's still some time before the film releases theatrically those intrigued by that early glimpse have a...

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Trailer Teases Massive Scale Mutant Action

It's back to the past for the latest of Bryan Singer's X-Men adventures with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender et al donning the suits for X-Men: Apocalypse. And while the titular Apocalypse himself continues to look far more silly than threatening...

Indonesia Gets Into The Superhero Game With JAGOAN INSTAN

There's a masked man taking flight over Indonesia as the Asian nation steps into the superhero game with Jagoan Instan. The story of a young man who gains power after being injected with an experimental drug looks standard enough but...

Mar Del Plata 2015 Review: KRYPTONITA Puts A Darkly Satirical Spin On Superhero Conventions

It's just another night as usual for Dr Gonzalez working the graveyard shift in the ER. Another battered young thug left for dead at the hospital doorway, another patient the police make clear they'd prefer not to survive, another in...

LO CHIAMAVANO JEEG ROBOT: Watch A Clip From The Unusual Italian Superhero Film

Gabriele Mainetti's Lo Chiamavano Jeeg Robot is not your typical superhero film. Now screening as part of the Official Selection at the Rome Film Festival, Mainetti's debut begins instead by laying the groundwork for a run through the Rome underworld,...

Russia Gets A Superhero Team Of Their Own With GUARDIANS (Защитники)

Though the superhero phenomenon is principally looked upon as an American institution, superhero films are becoming increasingly common around the globe as well with different nations creating their own local heroes. And Russia is about to get into the game...

Danny Trejo, Cain Velasquez And Marko Zaror Battle THE GREEN GHOST In First Teaser For Kid Friendly Hero Flick

Well, now, here's something you may not have seen coming from director Michael D. Olmos on the heels of his Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominated indie hit Filly Brown: A kid friendly, multicultural superhero film titled The Green Ghost. A "gringo"...

Trailer: Van Damme Gets Tasty In Chinese Superhero Comedy JIAN BING MAN

The muscles from Brussels, Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to China, to play a supporting role in Da Peng's superhero comedy Jian Bing Man...literally translated as "Pancake Man".The film is being lined up for a big summer release in the mainland,...

Vietnam Enters The Masked Hero Arena With Tokusatsu Comedy SIEU NHAN X

Vietnam is about to have a masked hero to call its own with director Nguyễn Quang Dũng's Sieu Nhan X slated for release over the 2015 Tet holidays. The Vietnamese New Year celebration, Tet coincides with Chinese New Year and...

Malaysia's Lizard Powered Hero Returns In CICAKMAN 3 Teaser

Though Marvel and DC may dominate the superhero conversation around the world there are at least a handful of prominent regional heroes in play as well, few of whom have reached the level of success of Malaysia's Cicakman. The lizard...

Watch The Orozco Brothers' Colombian SciFi Short SINGULAR

Juan Felipe and Carlos Esteban Orozco are familiar names around these parts, the Colombian brother duo responsible for the dark thriller Saluda Al Diablo De Mi Parte a few years back. Blessed with a phenomenal visual style it's really just...

Meet The Characters Of Colombian Super Hero Film ZAMBO DENDE

It was just a couple weeks ago that Twitch caught wind of Chilean martial artist Marko Zaror joining the cast of Zambo Dende - an adaptation of a Colombian super hero comic book being backed by Disney - and we've...