‘Extinction’ Trailer Pulls From the Best of Science Fiction

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Netflix released the first trailer for ‘Extinction’ and it’ll have you second-guessing the last nightmare you had.

Michael Pe’a portrays a father plagued by dreams of a catastrophic alien invasion, which he’s convinced is the blueprint for an actual war about to happen. (Spoiler alert: It is.) If you think you’ve seen this movie, though, you’re wrong ‘ Netflix’s take on this well-trodden trope looks unique in an Edge of Tomorrow or Take Shelter kind of way.

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Netflix’s Extinction Director on What Makes a Great Sci-Fi Movie

The story centers on Peter (Pena), who has a recurring dream about an otherworldly’force invading earth. Unfortunately for Peter, his dream comes true, “and he’s gotta find an inner strength within himself in order to find a way to try and save his family,” according to Young.
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In an interview with IGN, Young talked about what makes a good sci-fi movie and explained how Extinction stands out from similar films within the genre.
“It’s'(Extinction) got everything that you need from that big sci-fi blockbuster,” Young said, adding, “except it’s about so much more underneath. You know, the action and everything you come to expect from this kind of film

Watch the trailer for Netflix’s resurrected sci-fi thriller ‘Extinction’

Netflix has just dropped the trailer for its science-fiction thriller Extinction, in which a man’s nightmares of losing his family morph into a reality as alien invaders try to wipe out humanity. The movie has a strong cast, including Ant-Man and The Wasp’s Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan and Luke Cage star Mike Colter. Netflix snapped up Extinction after Universal yanked it from its scheduled January release.
When Extinction hits Netflix July 27th, the streaming giant will be hoping the flick fares better than The Cloverfield Paradox, which the company bought from Paramount


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The Best TV Shows and Movies New to Netflix, Amazon and More in July

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Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of movies and TV shows to their libraries. Here are the titles we think are most interesting for July, broken down by service and release date. Streaming services occasionally change schedules without giving notice.


This amiably low-key chat show from Jerry Seinfeld moves from Crackle to Netflix, but the format remains the same: Seinfeld picks up a fellow comic or actor in a cool vintage car, they drive around and talk about showbiz for a bit, and then they settle in at a funky cafe to go a little more in-depth about the art and craft of entertainment. This season’s lineup is typically star-studded, as Seinfeld grabs cups of joe with Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, Kate McKinnon and Jerry Lewis, among others.’

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Mark Kermode’s Secrets Of Cinema: trailer, air date, details

A brand new film series from Mark Kermode will get underway next week. Called Mark Kermode’s Secrets Of Cinema, we’re likely in for quite the treat. Five hour-long episodes await, the first of which will debut on 17th July on BBC Four. Honestly, this is exactly what we need in our lives right now. Tuesday nights are about to get a thousand times more interesting.


Mark Kermode presents a richly entertaining personal guide to cinema, told through some of the most popular film genres, including rom-coms, heist movies, science fiction and more. With his trademark blend of wit, passion and strong opinion, Mark explores the film-making techniques and storytelling secrets of an eclectic selection of movies – from Hollywood classics to the best of global cinema, from big budget blockbusters to art house gems.

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