The misfire of Dredd in theaters is a little baffling but nevertheless, the film is hitting dvd and blu-ray on January 8th. Don't make the same mistake twice, this is a comic book movie that you definitely want to check out.
Lionsgate have announced the full Blu-Ray specs for this year's 2000AD comic book adaptation Dredd 3D, which hits home video at the beginning of 2013. Hit the jump for the studio's press release revealing the full details of the Blu-Ray release.
Prime Focus World has uploaded four VFX breakdown videos that show how they brought Mega-City One to life and how the super slow-motion 3D sequences were constructed. Also of note, the pre-visuals reveal that Ma-Ma was envisioned a bit bigger.
After a disappointing $6.3 million opening at the North American box office back in September, DREDD 3D has finally ended it's theatrical run and the domestic total for the critically acclaimed reboot confirms that it had one of the worst wide releases of the year.
Even though "Dredd 3D" has been in theaters for several weeks I may have have to include a spoiler warning based on box office attendance. If you don't mind being spoiled come check out the digital wizardy that transformed South Africa into Mega-City 1.
Possibly one of the best comic book films/B-list action films ever made, Dredd 3D is a fantastic action spectacle, showing that action for the sake of action can indeed work when supported by a self-aware script, great special effects, a smart director, wonderful performances, and impressive writing, while also going beyond the standards of a B-rated movie by including a nice character arc and a hero who is so well defined he doesn't really need one to carry the film.
Does the movie deserve the praise that many critics have bestowed upon it, or is there a good reason that moviegoers aren't flocking to see it? Hit the jump to hear my audio review of Pete Travis and Alex Garland's Dredd 3D.
Let's forgo the hyperbole, Dredd is good. Go see it, you won't regret it. Here are some of your favorite aritsts, actors and comic book writers confirming that sentiment. Plus, some concept art from the talented Jock.
It may have had a pretty lousy opening weekend, but we were all big fans of Lionsgate's Judge Dredd reboot here at CBM. What about you guys? Did it deserve to do much better? Or is it a case of bad BO for a bad movie? Vote away..
In some VERY disappointing news for fans, it looks as if DREDD won't even manage to hit double figures this weekend at the North American box office (making hopes of a sequel for the critically acclaimed remake all the less likely).
With the projected North American box office numbers looking DREDDful (heh), just who is to blame for numbers of DREDD
Neil Miller was the VFX Art Director on Dredd, and he has uploaded many of his designs for the film. Hit the jump to also see some fantastic concept art of Mega City One, including interior and exterior designs for the Peach Trees housing block.
Judgment time. Hit the jump to check out my review of the new Dredd movie, starring Karl Urban.
Judge Dredd is back in this surprisingly great film from director Pete Travis. Starring Karl Urban as the popular character, hit the jump to check out my review. Spoilers ahead...
Sadly, it looks like Lionsgate's unimpressive marketing campaign and some stiff competition from a bunch of other releases will mean that DREDD struggles to hit the double digits at the North American box office this weekend. Read on for details!
Ahead of the release of DREDD in North America on Friday, Mondo have unveiled an incredible poster by Jock (who is known for working on with Scott Snyder on Detective Comics and supplying posters for films like The Dark Knight Rises) featuring the titular character. Check it out!
It's been out in the UK for a while now (read my review by clicking HERE
), but DREDD
finally hits US theatres this Friday. Hit the jump to check out a brand new featurette which includes new footage and interviews as the costumes and weapons in the movie are looked at in detail.
Ever wanted to compare how did Judge Dredd looked like on the big screen before and after he got his film reboot ? Here is an image.
Below, we have two new Dredd 3D TV spots featuring great action-packed footage of Karl Urban as Judge Dredd, one of which is a "critics" spot and the other aired during the WWE Night of Champions. You can see both after the jump!
Last week Framestore released some of their concept art that they created for the new Dredd movie. Today, they and artist Daren Horley have released a few more of their designs.