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Here’s How Black Panther Enters The MCU

by Peter Paltridgeon March 4, 2016
The scene from Captain America: Civil War where Black Panther first appears was shown during Disney’s annual shareholders’ meeting and nowhere else, and it’s doubtful any of those shareholders sneaked in cameras to bootleg it for the rest of us. Fortunately, a reporter from the LA Times was also there, and he described the scene […]
It’s Superhero-on-Superhero Action In Marvel’s Battlegrounds Play Set Trailer

It’s Superhero-on-Superhero Action In Marvel’s Battlegrounds Play Set Trailer

by Alex Beanon March 2, 2016
Disney/Marvel unleashed their superheroes on each other in the trailer for the upcoming [Spring 2016 – before the release of the next Captain America movie on May 6, 2016] Battlegrounds Play Set. It’s four-character fight-fests [if that’s how you like it] galore…

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Marvel’s Iron Fist Has Been Cast, And Not Everyone Is Happy

by Peter Paltridgeon February 26, 2016
To refresh your memory, Marvel and Netflix entered a deal to produce four different superhero shows targeted at adults: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist (and then a fifth series, The Defenders, where all four team up). Today the last major hole in the cast list was filled when Marvel revealed who is […]

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Did You Notice The Deadpool Movie Snuck A Marvel Studios Character In?

by Peter Paltridgeon February 17, 2016
Deadpool is so irreverent, he even laughs at the copyright laws of his overlords. During one of the new movie’s fight scenes, Wade suddenly recognizes one of the henchmen fighting him, and calls him “Bob.” Educated Marvel fans caught the name’s significance immediately: Bob, agent of HYDRA! The evil organization is, of course, solidly owned […]
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Deadpool: The Only Review That Matters

by Peter Paltridgeon February 11, 2016
Three days ago we posted Deadpool reviews from Variety, the AV Club and the Hollywood Reporter. A lot of journalists have weighed in on the upcoming feature film starring the Merc with a Mouth, but the truth is, there’s only one opinion that REALLY matters, and now that we have it, there can be no […]

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The Deadpool Review Roundup

by Peter Paltridgeon February 8, 2016
Deadpool comes out Friday, and the review embargo has been lifted. Overall critics were pleased with the Merc’s first solo big-screen adventure, though there were a few that weren’t so impressed. It currently has an 84% Rotten Tomatoes rating from 43 calculated reviews. The Hollywood Reporter’s Todd McCarthy was enamored with the film’s constant drum […]
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Thanos Stops By Conan, Intimidates Geeks

by Peter Paltridgeon February 5, 2016
Josh Brolin is the one who’ll be playing cosmic supervillain Thanos in the next few Marvel movies, especially Infinity War parts 1 and 2. It was Brolin who appeared in purple at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, and as the conflict leading to his creation of the Infinity Gauntlet winds to its inevitable […]

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Fans Go Nuts With Deadpool Movie Posters

by Peter Paltridgeon January 30, 2016
What you see above is an actual, real promotional image for the Deadpool movie (arriving February 12). While it no doubt reflects the tender seriousness that the approaching flick will deliver, it’s also inspired the Merc’s fanbase to come up with some of their own movie poster parodies. To the right is the poster for […]
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Breathe Easier Now: Jessica Jones Renewed For Second Season

by Peter Paltridgeon January 17, 2016
The first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones premiered late last year and I think we can all agree, reserving any hyperbole, that it was one of the best things created by human hands since the Sistene Chapel. The characters were likeable with bold personalities, the villain was legitimately terrifying, the humor was hilarious, the tense […]