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Dead Sushi trailer

Because you probably haven’t seen two pieces of sushi have sex today.

The Amazing Bulk

With visuals that would have looked cheap by 90s FMV game standards, TopCat Films has clearly set out to set a new standard for cinematic excellence with this one. Here’s the stirring synopsis from IMDB.

Henry Howard an ambitious young scientist struggles to develop a super human serum designed to improve muscle mass and prolong life expectancy. His boss, the grumpy General Darwin, will not allow Hank to marry his daughter, Hannah, until the experiment is a success. Against Darwin’s wishes Hank proposes to Hannah anyway, but his life is shattered by a mugger who steals his engagement ring. Dejected, Hank injects himself with the experimental serum and is transformed into the Amazing Bulk. The Bulk goes on a rampage through the city destroying everything in his path. Hank is caught by a relentless detective, imprisoned by Darwin and forced to battle the sadistic Dr. Kantlove, who threatens to blow up the moon with his arsenal of weapons.

Poor Dr. Kantlove. I wonder if he’ll ever find love on his quest to blow up the moon? But I am pretty sure I’ll never like grumpy General Darwin.

You can watch this gem when it comes out on DVD in April. Does anyone want to do a Thankskilling/The Amazing Bulk double feature with me and then drink poison Kool-Aid™?

Zombie Ass trailer

I’ve always maintained that Japan produces the highest, most beautiful forms of art and the lowest, most vile. Zombie Ass is firmly in the second camp. It looks to me like it might be the stupidest, most offensive movie ever produced and I am not sure if that makes me want to see it or if it makes me want to run screaming away from it as quickly as I can. Hmmm. We are presented with many obstacles in life. I just hope they say “danger” throughout the film as much as they do throughout the trailer. That’s the best part.

DANGER. DANGER.

Stunt Rock (1980) trailer

Holy shit, you guys, this is real. I need to see this movie right now. I might cry if I don’t. I might cry if I do! Oh, the dilemma! This looks so fucking awesome! HOLY SHIT!

Game of Thrones trailer

Holy. Shit. This trailer makes me want to do three things.

  1. Reread Game of Thrones
  2. Get cable so I can have HBO
  3. Asplode

Of course, none of those will happen and I’ll probably end up watching the series sometime in 2012 on disc or streaming. Nevertheless I am very excited about this as it looks quite faithful to how I imagined the book. And Boromir as Eddard Stark? Kind of awesome, even though different than I pictured. Seriously, this thing is giving me such a geekboner I can hardly contain myself.

In the end, it’s making the wait for Dance With Dragons even more unbearable. PLEASE!!! PLEEEEEEAAASSSSEEEE!!!!!

Dead Island trailer

Now, I don’t really talk about video games here on The Black Laser not because I have some particular disdain for them, but because, for some reason, talking about them makes me feel on the wrong side of too dorky. In fact, I quite like them (Fallout, I love you) even if they make me feel stupidly unproductive. I suppose that video games are sort of my secret shame, which, in the grand scheme of life, the universe, and everything, is a pretty benign (and banal) secret shame.

Anyway, I don’t know anything about this game Dead Island, but I liked the recently released trailer so much that I had to share. Zombies are a little played out these days, yet this trailer feels fresh. It’s a great piece of work.

Ride, Rise, Roar trailer.

Every once in a while, it strikes me that I know a whole hell of a lot of stupidly talented, creative people. And, really, few things make me as happy as being able to share their work with you guys.

Even better, in light of my recent David Byrne post, my film-school friend Marshall, sent me the trailer for a new film on which is he was one of the two main photographers. The film’s called Ride, Rise, Roar and chronicles the creative process of Byrne and mixes it with live performance. But I’m fucking up the description. Let me just quote what they wrote on Vimeo.

RIDE, RISE, ROAR is a David Byrne concert film directed by David Hillman Curtis that blends riveting onstage performances with intimate details of the creative collaborations that make the music and show happen.

Shot with multiple cameras over several concerts during the 08/09 tour, the film blends the energy and charisma of classic Talking Heads with the heartfelt pathos of David Byrne and Brian Eno’s most recent collaboration.

Between the 14 live songs, the film achieves an unprecedented intimacy with David Byrne and the band, documenting behind-the-scenes auditions, rehearsals, and interviews with key players while revealing the creative process that led to the show’s unique fusion of pop music and modern dance.

RIDE, RISE, ROAR celebrates Byrne’s extensive career as a musician and testifies to the creativity that keeps him going today.

The trailer looks completely amazing. Do yourself a favor and click through to the Vimeo page here and watch it in HD fullscreen.

Great work, Marshall! I hope you keep on killing it.