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Old 12-08-18, 02:37 PM
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Brightburn (2019, P: James Gunn, D: David Yarovesky) -- S: Elizabeth Banks





Synopsis: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? With Brightburn, the visionary filmmaker of Guardians of the Galaxy and Slither presents a startling, subversive take on a radical new genre: superhero horror.

Cast:
Elizabeth Banks
David Denman
Jackson A. Dunn
Matt Jones
and Meredith Hagner

Directed by: David Yarovesky

Written by: Mark Gunn & Brian Gunn

Produced by:
James Gunn
Kenneth Huang
Executive Producers: Mark Gunn
Brian Gunn
Dan Clifton
Simon Hatt
Nic Crawley


Screen Gems will release the film wide theatrically in the US over Memorial Day weekend on May 24, 2019, with day and date release in most international territories.
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re: Brightburn (2019, P: James Gunn, D: David Yarovesky) -- S: Elizabeth Banks

I’m guessing ‘S’ stands for “You’re Fucked!”


I liked the Man of Steel trailer imagery (empty swing, wheat field at sunrise, Kent-esque mailbox).
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Really such a simple idea, amazed that it hasn't really been explored before. I'm in!

I have to say I really hate Sony's practice of putting snippets of the trailer in front of the trailer on You Tube. Just let people watch it as it was edited -- they'll see the good stuff in a couple of minutes anyway.
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Old 12-09-18, 11:46 AM
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Really such a simple idea, amazed that it hasn't really been explored before. I'm in!
Same here.
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Old 12-09-18, 03:24 PM
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You think DC will make waves for it being close to supes origin? I like the idea and agree about it not being tried before.
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You think DC will make waves for it being close to supes origin?
After they signed Gunn to save the Suicide Squad franchise? Don't think so.
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Old 03-29-19, 03:12 PM
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I so want to see this movie...
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Diggin' the Trailer! Slight twist on the Killer Kid/Evil Kid Sub-Genre of Horror Films.
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Holy crap! Not a horror guy so I will wait until this hits cable and I can fast forward bits I think I cannot handle and rewind to watch if they are not too grisly. I say again, holy crap!
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I love that the Brightburn apes the Man of Steel trailer so closely, except for it's aiming for scary. You've got the rural landscape shots and they even used the same font and fade-in animation. It even plays off Superman Returns a bit. In that movie, Superman saved a plane full of passengers. In this one, Brightburn crashes it.
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Re: Brightburn (2019, P: James Gunn, D: David Yarovesky) -- S: Elizabeth Banks

Ok I guess there needs to be one. It is no different than some creature landing on earth and terrorizing us. I don't see it as all that big of a revolution of the genre. This would be a rental.
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