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Movie Review: Power Rangers (2017)
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Power Rangers
Director: Dean Israelite
Screenwriter: John Gatins
Cast: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Bill Hader, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rated PG-13 | 124 Minutes
Release Date: March 24, 2017

“Different Colors. Different Kids. Different Colored Kids.” The Power Rangers are the zeitgeist of 90’s Saturday morning television. But the series isn’t exactly the sparkling example of quality acting and writing. None of that really mattered as a kid as long as the title heroes defeated the monster of the week. So in an age where TV shows are getting the big-screen adaptation treatment, it was only a matter of time before studios would take their eyes on our Saturday morning cartoon favorites.

As fans got older so did the franchise. The Power Rangers constantly changed teams, themes, and stories. But one thing remained true: it was always going to be campy. However, with this new reboot, titled simply Power Rangers, we are introduced to a few more bold ideas, like the introduction of a gay character as a ranger, and one ranger who has Autism. These new ideas are a reflection of the world that we live in today, gives way to those who are trying to find out who they are the impression that they have someone they can relate to. That in itself gives hope and inspiration while also being fun and nostalgic. My full review of the film below.

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‘Power Rangers’ Trailer: Five Teenage Screw-ups Find Their Power
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At long last another trailer for the Power Rangers has arrived. It was beginning to look like the first trailer was the only one we were going to get considering that it’s January and the film is going to be released in March.

As with all new trailers, there’s also brand new footage. This time we finally get to see the five title heroes in their morphed up forms, and a glimpse of the five new zords and their unified Megazord form. Plus our very first look at Bryan Cranston as Zordon and Bill Hader as Alpha 5. Check it out below.

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NYCC 2016: ‘Power Rangers’ Teaser Trailer Turns Heroes Into The Breakfast Club
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Now that the New York Comic-Con is in full swing, a lot of Power Ranger fans will have their eyes on the panel hoping for a glimpse of the new Rangers in action. The titular heroes will actually be based on the first American iteration, where five teenagers are selected to be super-powered protectors of Angel Grove. Of course, things will change, and based on the new trailer that was shown earlier this morning, these Teenagers have to attend Saturday school, which will bring them together to fight an evil force known as Rita Replusa.

Check out the full trailer here below.

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Bill Hader Will Voice Alpha 5 In ‘Power Rangers’
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Bill Hader to Voice Alpha-5 in Power Rangers

The heroes for the new incarnation of Power Rangers are relative unknowns, while the villains and supporting roles have gone to more recognizable names like Elizabeth Banks and Bryan Cranston. This was the plan going into the movie from the very beginning, and it looks like they are following through as the latest casting gets yet another famous comedian to join the ranks of the Rangers. Bill Hader will now be the voice of Alpha 5, the bumbling robot with a heart of gold who often assists Zordon, who is otherwise trapped in a time wrap, by giving the Power Rangers the tools they need to save the day.

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‘Power Rangers’ Character Posters Want You To “Go Go” See The Movie
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Being a kid of the ’90s, I am willing to admit that the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were a big part of my TV watching life. While the teams have changed and those young enough to even member the show got older, interest in the franchise has somewhat declined. But Saban’s new film, Power Rangers, will attempt to reinvigorate that interest that brings back the classic characters from the first iteration with a whole new look.

As we all know, when it comes to these reimaginings comes new designs to the suits, powers, and yes, the zords. So far we’ve seen nothing from those Jurassic-themed mechas that when combined becomes the mighty Megazord, and these newly released posters only offer a small tease. Check out what these posters have to offer and when you can see more of them below.

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‘Power Rangers’ Casts Bryan Cranston As Zordon
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Bryan Cranston as Walter White Power Rangers

Production is currently underway for the new Power Rangers movie, but that still hasn’t stopped the casting process. As we know, the five new Power Rangers will be played by five youthful newcomers, while the villain, Rita Repulsa, will be played by Elizabeth Banks. In the TV series of the same name, the five Power Rangers were mentored by Zordon, a great being of incredible power, and now we know who will play him. Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston will be Zordon.

More on the story below.

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Geek Peek: First ‘Power Rangers’ Image Shows Team In New Iron Man-Inspired Suits
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The Power Rangers have been a fixture of children’s television since the early 1990s. Now, the long-running TV series is about to get a movie revival that reimagines the first team with a new look for our heroes and villains. Of course, when you go from TV to film, you tend to ditch the low-budget suits and upgrade with a higher budget, one that befits a film. That’s what we are getting in the first image of the five rangers: singer Becky G as Yellow Ranger Trini, Ludi Lin (Monster Hunt) as Black Ranger Zack, newcomer Dacre Montgomery as Red Ranger Jason, Naomi Scott (Lemonade Mouth) as Pink Ranger Kimberly, and RJ Cyler (Me And Earl And The Dying Girl) as Blue Ranger Billy.

Check out the first image of the team here below.

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