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Puella Magi Madoka Magica Movies Parts 1 & 2 in Theaters

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Tonight we all went to go see Puella Magi Madoka Magica Parts 1 & 2 in theaters in Tempe. The viewing was an encore screening of the movie, the first which was held on Janurary 12th, doing so well that the movie sold out! I couldn’t get to go last time, so I made an effort to go this time around and even saw some cosplayers turn out for the movie.

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Watching the series again in movie form was a whole lot of fun. It really is a great story and it was great that it did well enough that it got an encore screening. This show wasn’t sold out, but there were still quite a large amount of people who showed up giving support to Madoka.


Evangelion 3.0 Teaser!

A teaser trailer for Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo was released…confirming a release date exactly one month from now on November 17th in theaters in Japan.


Panty and Stocking Full Episodes on Youtube

To help promote the North American release of the show, Funimation has put up the first two episodes of Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt on Youtube. The episodes are available in English and as long as you sign into Youtube and prove you’re old enough to view mature content (or just have an account that says you’re old enough) then you can watch the entire episodes for free.

The DVD and Blu-Ray of the show is now available, so if you liked the episodes and wanted to watch more, then you can go online and buy the complete series of Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt for around $50.


1st Video: Super Mario Bros. Wii

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out the first of many videos from Project Nailbat: Project Nailbat Plays… First video is New Super Mario Bros. Wii.  Me and HazMatt play thorough most of World 1 and there’s plenty of “fun” had at the expense of each other.

This video is the first official video of our Youtube channel. If you wanna see some of the other things we have planned, take a look at our teaser trailer below. If you liked either video, like and subscribe to our channel to keep up on any new videos we put up. I’m gonna try to have a new video at least once a week.


Youtube Page LIVE

In case anyone was wondering, this is the reason why the site hasn’t really been updating as often as it should be…

With this launch video, Project Nailbat’s Youtube channel is now live! Stay tuned for more videos in the upcoming weeks!


FMA Movie Poster

Ain’t it Cool News found this neat promo art for the Fullmetal Alchemist movie opening in teaters in Japan on July 2nd, Fullmetal Alchemist: Milos no Sei-Naru Hoshi.


Jill Valentine Cosplay, Resident Evil Movie, and DLC

Today, here’s a Jill Valentine cosplay taken from a Tumblr account (who regrettably since my last HDD faliure I can’t remember from which one exactly). I thought it be a fitting choice considering ealier this week, a new Resident Evil movie was announced for release on September 14, 2012, and just like the last one released (Resident Evil Afterlife) this new one will be in 3D as well.

Also, a new trailer was released for Jill Valentine as DLC for Marvel vs. Capcom 3 earlier yesterday, as well as Shuma-Gorath (better known as big ball of tentacle ownage) but judging from the video, at least Jill doesn’t seem to be as ridiculously broken as her other Resident Evil counterparts

(note: opinions are subject to change after one time of getting my ass thoroughly destroyed by someone who learns to play as Jill Valentine, most likely through online.)

Jill Valentine and Shuma-Gorath will be out next week on March 15 for $7 each except for those who already bought the special edition of Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. Those who did already received a redemption code for both characters to be unlocked on the day the DLC becomes available.


Devil May Cry About This

Guess who’s next in line for a movie adaptation for a video game! It was announced tonight that the Capcom game, Devil May Cry‘s movie rights has been recently licensed by Screen Gems, and on top of that, they already found a screenwriter in Kyle Ward.

Here’s hoping that the movies are going to be good, but that shouldn’t be too much of a feat to accomplish. For those who can’t remember, Screen Gems are the same ones who took on the job of making the Resident Evil series into movies, and they’ve done a very good job of it (for the most part)

There’s no talk about who would play Dante or how much of the movie will have an original continuity such as the Resident Evil movies did, but since it’s Screen Gems taking the rights, chances are higher than normal, and with a movie based on a video game, it’s good to take every bit of help we can get.


Super Bowl Movie Madness

The Super Bowl was last night and while all of the buzz was either on The Black Eyed Peas (meh at best) performance or Green Bay’s victory over the Steelers (again I say meh, but that’s because I already knew who was going to win due to an advanced computer simulation that was ran nearly a week beforehand) But people are forgetting what 51% percent of the people watch the Super Bowl for, the commercials!

While most of the commercials were good and hilarious, we can’t ignore the public debut (meaning you no longer have to sift through tedious searches on the internet) of both the Thor and Captain America movies. Thor comes out in theaters on May 6th while Captain America: The First Avenger opens on July 22nd. Both trailers lasted about thirty seconds, yet still managed to turn the heads of every person in the room the moment they appeared on the TV screen! The Captain America trailer showed young Steve Rogers (Chris Evans: formerly known as the Human Torch) getting the Super Soldier serum, going from twiggy and meek at around 5’6” to muscular and well over 6′ tall. The Thor trailer had a hammer and lots of lightning and explosions (not that it’s a bad thing, mind you!)

Speaking of explosions, other movie trailers that aired during the Super Bowl were Transformers: Dark of the Moon (showing who was likely Megan Fox’s replacement in the movie), 5Fast 5Furious, Fast Five, the next sequel to The Fast and The Furious, Cowboys & Aliens (more than likely the events that took place after Alien vs Ninja), and the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (opening May 20th!)

While I am aware that out of all of these movies the only original idea was Cowboys & Aliens, the two Marvel movies and the new Pirates look really amazing. Follow the links above to see all of the trailers (especially the Pirates trailer. Didn’t think there could ever be a movie with both mermaids AND zombies!)


Ninja vs Aliens!!!

I swear to you I am NOT making this up. Funimation, the company behind the licencing of hundreds of anime in America is releasing it’s latest aquisition, which is not an anime…it’s a live action film about a clan of ninjas fighting an alien.

Apparently this movie has been circling around for quite some time. Alien vs. Ninja was showcased first at the 2010 New York Asian Film Festival and even made its way into some anime and comic conventions, (more than likely to entertain the audience. Not in the usual sense but more like in the Mystery Science Theater sense!) However now the movie is going to come out on DVD on Feburary 22nd for that in home viewing pleasure its fan base so desperately seeks.

I hadn’t seen a movie that looked this ridiculous yet draw my attention since Megashark vs. Giant Octopus. Yeah…you can guess how that went with a name like that. (Hint: I don’t think it’s EVER been outside the bargain bin), but chances are that I will try to get my hands on this movie when it comes out. It’s more than likely going to be like a train wreck, initially it’s something you want to look at, but then you might start to feel bad after you finally do…especially for all of the people who were involved in it.

If you want to see more Alien vs Ninja, the trailer to the movie is available on it’s main site.