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Mar
It has been a long time coming, but Disney and Fox are now officially under the same roof. Disney CEO Bob Iger thanked both parties for their cooperation highlighting that the real challenge has just begun in merging the two titans: “the challenging work of uniting our businesses to create a dynamic, global entertainment company with the content, the platforms, and the reach to deliver...
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Mar
Marvel Studios Hires Director For Shang-Chi Movie Destin Daniel Cretton will be directing the upcoming Marvel movie Shang-Chi, a character introduced by Marvel in 1973. Dave Callaham will write and Kevin Feige will produce. One might think that the fact that Cretton, or DDC as I will refer to him from now until the end of time, is Asian would be merely a coincidence. If...
This review may contain spoilers Unsurprisingly, Captain Marvel is a film about oppression. Carol Danvers entire life is marked by being 'oppressed' by white men. From the playground to the Air Force those nasty white men have tried to stand in her way. Have tried to put her back in her place, which I'm assuming to Carol meant the kitchen...or something. Even her commander and...
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Feb
At the time of this writing the film Captain Marvel has a 'want to see' rating of just 27% on rotten tomatoes. Moronic celebrities and shill movie websites whine and rail that this is the result of a campaign of racist and misogynist trolls who do not like Brie Larson's goal of more inclusivity in the medium. Inclusivity means more women and brown people if...
22
Feb
Alita: Battle Angel Beats the Box Office After a single week, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part was unseated from the top of the box office, says Box Office Mojo. Instead, the weekend was dominated by Alita: Battle Angel, a big budget adaptation of a 1990 Japanese cyberpunk manga by Yukito Kishiro. Directed by Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) and co-written by James Cameron (Avatar),...
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Feb
[easy-image-collage id=5296] To the surprise of almost no one, Marvel/Netflix series Jessica Jones and The Punisher have been cancelled by Netflix. These cancellations follow previously axed series Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Daredevil. Jessica Jones' third season will air (sometime in the future) but The Punisher's latest season will be its last. Netflix's statement: "Marvel's The Punisher will not return for a third season on...
14
Feb
While many Marvel fans may have been a bit bummed by Netflix's announcement to cancel three of the five shows Marvel had with them, there may still be hope of them continuing. Hulu has shown interest in possibly reviving Marvel's Daredevil and Luke Cage. Hulu has already signed a deal with Marvel for various animated series so it's not too much of a stretch to...
Super Bowl TV Spot for Avengers: End Game Directed by the Russo Brothers (The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Infinity War) from a screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFreely, Avengers: Endgame is a sequel to Avengers: Infinty War where we return to Earth's Mightiest Heroes after their blistering defeat from The Mad Titan Thanos. [expand title="%(%strong%)%Toruk's Take%(%/strong%)%"] Looks like they're putting together what's left of the...
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Jan
Those who can't get enough of the MCU can rejoice as Marvel Studios landed a writer for the new series 'The Vision and Scarlet Witch" for Disney's upcoming streaming service Disney+. According to the Hollywood Reporter,  Jac Scheffer, a co-writer for Captain Marvel, is set to be writer and showrunner of the new series, which will be giving the show someone who is already familiar...
It would seem Sony's Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse's success is not just limited to the box office as the film has won the Golden Globe for top animated film of 2018, being praised for its unique comic-inspired CGI animation. The film stars Shameik Moore playing the voice of Miles Morales: an Afro-Latino teenager, set in an alternate universe than the original Spider-man and was directed...