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Originally, I thought the US released trailer for Matthew Vaughn’s ‘X-Men: First Class’ was amazing. I was dead wrong. The international trailer for Russia is far superior to that of what we got over here. Chock full of new clips, the Russian version features a closer look into Magneto and various other mutants of the X-Men. We get a glimpse into Erik’s time as a child in a concentration camp during World War II (which was only shown briefly during the opening of Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men’) and we see the struggle within Magneto due to his nighmare-ish past. We also get to see a small glimpse into Alex Summer AKA Havok’s power of generating plasma blasts and flight and the transformation of Hank McCoy into what we know as “The Beast”. I would have to say that the score featured on the Russian trailer is much better than the US version as it makes it feel a bit more epic in nature. Whats even cooler is the development of the SR-71 Lockheed “Blackbird” which becomes the advanced “X-Men Blackbird” of the future. What I can take from this trailer is three things. 1. Movie trailers sounds so much more amazing in Russian. 2. Magneto is not going to be the “good guy” we all think he going to be in First Class. 3. Damn, I am really excited about ‘X-Men: First Class. I wish someone would sub this trailer so I know what the heck is going on!

‘X-Men: First Class’ opens on June 3rd, 2011. Hit the jump to check out the trailer for ‘Люди Икс: Первый класс’

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10 November 2009 Eric Kwun | Posted in: geektube

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I remember back in the days when I used study film post production and having to sit through a thousand showings of Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights (1931). The constant viewing of monotone colors and piano driven music was a barrage on my senses. The days of black and white silent films are long gone and movies are now amped up by explosions, sex, and monster special effects. Of course, many of you are happy with the modern films, but have you ever wondered what the state of film would be like if film making techniques and technology didn’t advance past the 1930s? What would modern-age films such as Iron Man, The Dark Knight, Star Trek, etc. be like in silent, black and white format? Apparently, Russia did as they created a pretty humorous parody video of The Wachowski Brother’s infamous film, The Matrix (1999), set in 1905 starring Charlie Chaplin as Neo. Watch out for the goggle wearing Smiths! Hit the jump to see the video. Its pretty funny.

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If you’re someone that has actively engaged in any part of society in the last thirty years, then you’ve been exposed to what video games are. Or, you haven’t been alive during that time, in which case, you’re a zombie and the coolest one ever because you’re reading iGT. Congratulations.

For those of you who aren’t zombies, you’ve probably also seen the stereotypical gamers: guys that are way too out of shape, either too skinny or too fat, and who you would expect to never find a place in life other than in front of an LCD screen in a smoke filled dark chamber that smells of disgrace and hand lotion. These stereotypes have often been challenged, but never refuted in a definitive manner. What IS more important to male gamers? Gaming or reality?
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