The Witcher III: Wild Hunt for next-gen consoles (I pre-ordered mine for my XBOX One) will be released in stores on Tuesday, May 19, but will be available to download and play at 12:01 am that day. Unless you have a good internet connection, you might have to wait a number of hours before playing this thing. Just go buy the disk. Having an actual game "in hand" is never a bad (or outdated) thing.
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Thursday night pre-screenings of "Mad Max: Fury Road" will be available all over the country. I for one am seeing it on the biggest screen possible in my area, just to get as engrossed in the movie as I can. This movie has been years in the making, and the reviews for it have been overwhelmingly positive.
I enjoyed "Ted" and have been on-and-off with the things I like about McFarlane's television shows ("American Dad" being my current favorite of the bunch - can't stand "Family Guy" any more). I am looking forward to "A Million Ways to Die in the West" mainly because I'm curious to see how well he can handle a western setting, and whether he's going to create comedy from the era or make it more contemporary with an 1800s feel.
Still, nothing will beat "Blazing Saddles" ever. EVER.
I'm saddened that "X-Men: First Class" (the best of the X-bunch) director Matthew Vaughn didn't return, but excited that original "X-Men" director Bryan Singer has returned. What's going to be interesting is how so many characters, both old and young versions, will be handled in this time travel saga.
The thing I'm looking forward to the most is if there are any real key scenes between Ian McKellan's older Magneto and the fantastic Michael Fassbender's younger Magneto. Fassbender was, in my opinion, the best thing about all of the character portrayals so far in an X-Men related film (yes, even over Hugh Jackman's awesome portrayal of Wolverine). James McAvoy was also great, and will also likely eat up the scenery with his older, Patrick Stewart-y self.
An exciting-looking addition to the Japanese movie franchise, May 16's "Godzilla" looks to trump whatever fecal matter was left behind in the trail of the Dean Devlin/Roland Emmerich shit-fest that was 1998s "Godzilla."
Luckily, "Godzilla" rights owner TOHO has given its blessing to this particular production, and judging by the trailer and the cast, it's going to be a fantastic summer flick.