Tag: MCU

Sean Connery, Forever Our James Bond, Dead at 90

October 31, 2020 SHARE TWEET Legendary actor Sean Connery has died at age 90. The Scottish-born actor, whose career began in the Royal Navy,  went on to appear in 60-plus years worth of roles in television and movies. Today, Connery is perhaps best known for his roles in both the James Bond and Indiana Jones franchises. Connery also
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Oscar Isaac in Talks to Join the MCU as Moon Knight for Disney+ Series

October 26, 2020 SHARE TWEET Marvel is continuing to cast up its forthcoming Disney+ shows, and now it appears they’ve found their lead for Jeremy Slater’s Moon Knight series. TheWrap reports that Oscar Isaac is in talks to play Marc Spector, “the Jewish son of a rabbi who fled to the United States from Czechoslovakia
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Here’s How to Watch the Marvel Movies in Order (Chronologically and by Release Date)

October 22, 2020 SHARE TWEET There are currently 23 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies and counting, all of them taking place in the same universe and connected by characters, events, and settings. So you’d be forgiven for being a little confused as to how, exactly, they all fit together and which order to watch them in.
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‘Doctor Strange 2’ Adds Xochitl Gomez from ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’

October 16, 2020 SHARE TWEET The Baby-Sitters Club star Xochitl Gomez has landed a plum part in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which finds Sam Raimi taking over directing duties from Scott Derrickson. Benedict Cumberbatch will reprise his role as the Sorceror Supreme in Marvel’s magical sequel, which is also expected to bring
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How Sam Raimi’s ‘Darkman’ Helped Shape the Marvel Cinematic Universe

October 1, 2020 SHARE TWEET Sam Raimi really wanted to make a movie about The Shadow or Batman, but when the powers-that-be told him “absolutely not,” he invented his own superhero and made a movie about that guy instead. Darkman, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, draws elements from both of those characters and
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J.K. Simmons’ ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’ Cameo Led to Some Creative Disputes

September 21, 2020 SHARE TWEET J.K. Simmons absolutely annihilated his role as Daily Bugle editor J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man trilogy. With a hairpiece, grit, and an unquenching thirst for pictures of Spider-Man, Simmons defined the role without question. And in a phone interview for the upcoming 4K Blu-ray of Whiplash, Simmons told me that
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Chris Jai Alex on Passion Project ‘Get the Girl’ & Making the Jump from “Stuntman to Celebrity”

September 18, 2020 SHARE TWEET Chad Stahelski counts 25 years of stunts to his name, a quarter-century of movie-making experience that prepared him to make his directorial feature debut in the original John Wick, which kickstarted the action-packed franchise that continues to be a worldwide hit. His counterpart David Leitch, an uncredited co-director on that
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New ‘Black Widow’ Images: Here’s a Fresh Look at Natasha & Yelena vs. Taskmaster

September 16, 2020 SHARE TWEET Three new images from Black Widow, the movie that will kick off Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, have arrived. Speculation on whether Scarlett Johansson‘s solo MCU movie would actually stick to its November 6 release date was reported just one day before the images were debuted. In light of
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‘Ant-Man 3’ Casts ‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Jonathan Majors in Major Role

September 14, 2020 SHARE TWEET Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors has joined the cast of Marvel’s Ant-Man 3, and he’s believed to be playing the villain Kang the Conqueror, according to Deadline. Peyton Reed is back to direct the sequel, which will see Paul Rudd reprise his role as Scott Lang, and Evangeline Lilly return
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‘Nomadland’ Review: A Gorgeous Elegy for Life After the American Dream | TIFF 2020

September 12, 2020 SHARE TWEET Filmmaker Chloé Zhao is a magician. I don’t use that word to imply that her writing, directing, and editing doesn’t take great effort or that it’s a cheap trick. When I call her “a magician”, it means that the way she’s able to capture humanity without it ever feeling cheap,
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‘The Boys’: Karen Fukuhara and Tomer Capon on Being Covered in Blood 14 Hours a Day

September 10, 2020 SHARE TWEET With the first three episodes The Boys Season 2 now streaming on Amazon, before going weekly for the rest of the season, I recently spoke to Karen Fukuhara (Kimiko Miyashiro) and Tomer Capon (Frenchie) about making the highly anticipated second season. Before doing the interview, I’d watched the first three episodes
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‘Eternals’ Director Chloé Zhao Teases Her Unexpected Creative Freedom

September 2, 2020 SHARE TWEET On a big-budget movie, particularly one produced with tons of expectations both financially and culturally, certain creative risks have to be curtailed to make sure the train stays on the tracks and the bottom line stays where it needs to be. But the Marvel Cinematic Universe seems to be determined
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Chadwick Boseman Remembered by MCU Co-Stars in the Wake of His Death

August 29, 2020 SHARE TWEET There has been a massive outpouring of loving tributes for Chadwick Boseman, who passed away on Friday at age 43 from a four-year battle with colon cancer. Among those tributes to Boseman are the heartfelt ones from his Marvel Cinematic Universe family. Boseman’s role in the MCU as T’Challa, a.k.a. Black
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Daniel Dae Kim, Randall Park to Star in Asian-American Heist Movie for Amazon

August 18, 2020 SHARE TWEET After vying for Ali Wong‘s affections in Always Be My Maybe, Daniel Dae Kim and Randall Park are set to star in an untitled heist movie in the works at Amazon that will feature a largely Asian-American cast. Young Il Kim, who wrote the Hillary Clinton biopic Rodham that was
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‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Filming Start Date & Plot Details Shared by Natalie Portman, Taika Waititi

July 26, 2020 SHARE TWEET In case you missed it, there have been some big updates on the Thor: Love and Thunder front. Over the last few days, Thor 4 director Taika Waititi and star Natalie Portman have shared some insights on where things stand with the script and when filming is expected to start. In a year starved of both Marvel movies and
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MCU Timeline Explained: From Infinity Stones to Infinity War, Endgame, and Beyond

July 21, 2020 SHARE TWEET Now with Black Widow updates! Any Marvel fan worth their vibranium could tell you that the MCU as we know it launched in 2008 with Jon Favreau‘s Iron Man. A tougher task by far is to deliver a blow-by-blow retelling of the events that occurred within the MCU, from the Jotunheim invasion
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Marvel Movie Villains Ranked from Worst to Best

July 9, 2020 SHARE TWEET The Marvel movies are beloved the world over, and they are consistent box office and critical hits. But if there’s an Achilles heel to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s its villains. They’re not particular good or even interesting. And given how many films they’ve made now, it’s become a bit
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‘Iron Man VR’ Review: Marvel’s VR Game Truly Makes You Feel Like a Badass Superhero

July 3, 2020 SHARE TWEET Marvel’s Iron Man VR game is finally here. The highly anticipated virtual reality game has been one of my most anticipated games since I got to test it out early last year. Because I had such glowing praise from my impressions, there was a lot of hype building up. I
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The Best New Movies on Amazon Prime in June 2020

June 20, 2020 SHARE TWEET Looking for something to fill the summer movie season void? We’re still gonna have to wait a while for our return to the MCU and reunion with Dom Torretto’s Fast family, but for now, there’s a pretty dang good selection of old favorites and new movies on Amazon Prime Video this
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Clark Gregg on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Final Season and Closing This Chapter of the MCU

June 3, 2020 SHARE TWEET In the final season of the ABC series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) and the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. find themselves stranded in 1931 New York City, where they must work together to discover and fully understand their mission. If they fail that mission, at any point, not
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‘Blade’: Mahershala Ali Shares Drawing of Himself as Marvel Hero and… Damn

May 18, 2020 SHARE TWEET With all due respect to Wesley Snipes, whose first and second Blade films still remain ahead-of-their-time-but-also-firmly-embedded-within-their-time superhero action-horror classics, Mahershala Ali just owned the character. We’ve known about him playing the Marvel-created daywalking vampire-hunting hero for some time now. But Ali just took to Instagram to post the first drawing of himself as the
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A New ‘Mandalorian’ Season 2 Director Is Revealed: ‘Ant-Man’s Peyton Reed

May 4, 2020 SHARE TWEET To celebrate his May the Fourth, director Peyton Reed of Ant-Man fame tweeted out a pic that certainly makes it seem like he’s directing at least one episode of season 2 of The Mandalorian, Disney+’s hit Star Wars show. Image via Marvel Studios Reed, having posted a set photo of his director’s chair with Pedro Pascal‘s Mando mask,
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David Leitch & Chad Stahelski Break Down Why There Isn’t a Stunt Oscar Yet

May 1, 2020 SHARE TWEET Wait, why the heck isn’t there a stunt category at the Oscars? That question has become a major talking point and rallying point for cinephiles in recent years, and it’s easy to understand why. When you consider the enormous presence and importance of films like Star Wars, the Fast &‌
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James Gunn Teases that Rocket’s Past Will Be a “Big Part” of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

April 8, 2020 SHARE TWEET Last night during a live-tweet party for the original Guardians of the Galaxy hosted by ComicBook.com, writer/director James Gunn provided a hint of where he might take the story for Guardians of the Galaxy 3. A fan asked if they might learn more about Rocket’s backstory in the third movie, and Gunn
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Chris Hemsworth Shows No Mercy in First Trailer for Netflix Actioner ‘Extraction’

April 7, 2020 SHARE TWEET Netflix has released the first trailer for the original action film Extraction, starring Chris Hemsworth as a black market mercenary hired for one of his toughest missions yet. As evidenced in the trailer, Extraction is an action-focused movie as well follow Tyler Rake (Hemsworth), a black market mercenary hired to rescue the son (Rudhraksh Jaiswal)
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