What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

You've seen the first trailer for the movie adaptation of Ender's Game — now it's time to pick it apart frame-by-frame and uncover the secrets hiding in each second. Get a good look at a Formic ship, the tech-ed out classrooms, the space shuttle school... and most importantly, THE BATTLE ROOM!

What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

The first shot has to be Mazer Rackham's infamous battle with the Formics.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Atmosphere battle between human jets and alien ships — note the alien yellow lightning weapon.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Love how the Bugger ships exit their mothership in a giant swarm.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Harrison Ford as the gruff Colonel Hyrum Graff.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Another shot of the battle and the swarms of alien ship, it's kind of beautiful... right?


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Battle School, set in space orbiting the Earth.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

The glass dome holds the Battle Room. AAAAAWESOME.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

The new weapon of choice, children. P.S. SICK FLASH SUITS GUYS.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Virtual Reality.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

The ipad desks IN THE FLESH. Seems so simple now — but back when this book first came out in 1985 a touchscreen desk seemed like an impossibility. THE FUTURE IS NOW.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Viola Davis as Major Gwen Anderson.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Remember when Bean ties himself to the debris in the Battle Room? Yeah, that's in there.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

And now a ton of Battle Room shots, because ZERO G FIGHTING.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

SPIN!


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Battle Room action, looks like their freeze guns (FLASH PISTOLS) shoot out a blue laser. Rad.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Gorgeous shot of a Formic Ship.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Ender!


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Fun Futuristic Jammies. Or perhaps this is what one wears to a MIND GAME. Oh yeah, IT'S CONFIRMED.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Salamander.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

The gang. Name everyone GO.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

First look at Ben Kingsley as pilot warrior Mazer Rackham. Looks like he's going to have a much larger role in this movie.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Blasting off to Ender's new school in the stars.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Big set up around an alien planet. Uh oh. (Is this how anyone else pictured it? It is for me!)


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Is that Ender on a Formic planet?


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

More alien planet goodness.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Hailee Steinfeld as the very adorable Petra Arkanian.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Playing baseball in a space shuttle.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Abigail Breslin as Ender's beloved sister, Valentine Wiggin.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Underground with Mazer.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Reason #167 they had to "age up" Ender. Not a lot of six-year-olds can pull off that smolder.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Ender prepares himself Minority Report style.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

More training, but this time with gravity. Love the white outfits and adidas. And look whose in the background? Nonso Anozie as Sergeant Dap! *Insert one give her back her dragons joke here*


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

Gorgeous Battle Room shot.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

A human vessel is destroyed. But that's not the school.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

The big set up for a big battle. Maestro style.


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

SPOILER ALERT: Clearly this is the final battle. I never thought of it this way, I always imagined Ender with actual devices in his hands. Is this better? Cooler? Or just cheaper?


What do screencaps reveal about the future horrors of Ender's Game?S

KABOOM!