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Blu-ray Review: BLACK PANTHER, An Afrofuturist Wonderland In HD

As the superhero movie world shudders in the immediate wake of Avengers: Infinity War (a film I was pretty bored by), this week on store shelves lands Ryan Coogler's (Creed) Black Panther, one of the most successful films of the...

All The Big Game Spots in One Place! SOLO, A QUIET PLACE, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM And More

[Updated 2/5/18: The full teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been added below.] The game of games. The opportunity for history to be made tonight. Or will it go to the underdogs? We will know in a...

ANT MAN AND THE WASP: New Trailer is All Wasp, Wings and Blasters

The first Ant Man film was a quiet anomaly. You kind of had the sense that no one wanted to admit that it was fun, especially after the directorial change during its production which had the geek community all up...

Destroy All Monsters: As The DCEU Burns, The Studio's Model Needs To Change

There are two general narratives among film fans with respect to superhero movies, which somewhat overlap: 1. The Marvel Cinematic Universe films are samey studio product with predictable beats and styles, lacking the stamp of directorial control; (I don't really...

Destroy All Monsters: Whedon vs. Abrams

Last week, Joss Whedon quietly confirmed that he has finished his deal with Marvel Studios and won't be participating in any more of their movies. This wasn't a surprise. Frankly, even given the degree to which hiring Whedon to make...

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTON: What To Expect From The Special Features

The DVD and Blu-ray release of Avengers: Age of Ultron isn't bursting with special features, but there's enough here to provoke some interest and discussion. I got to watch the bonus material - which includes two featurettes, a gag reel,...

Destroy All Monsters: What Did Josh Trank Do?

Hollywood has become fond of up-jumping single-credit indie filmmakers (Gareth Edwards, Josh Trank, Marc Webb, Jon Watts) into gargantuan projects (Godzilla, Fantastic Four, The Amazing Spider-Man, Whatever The Next Spider-Man Reboot Will Be Called). Like everything else Hollywood-related in the...

Have Your Say: How Fantastic Are Your FANTASTIC FOUR?

Currently there is a new Fantastic Four film in theaters worldwide, and the word is... I wouldn't even call it mixed. I'm wondering if it could possibly be more hated if Freddy Prinze Jr. and Matthew Lillard were in the...

Review: FANTASTIC FOUR Reboot Made From Unstable Molecules

Sigh. I guess it's clobberin' time... Not to spoil anything, but at the end of 20th Century Fox's latest reboot of the Fantastic Four, we're left with a giant crater. In more ways than one. The pop culture desolation remaining in...

Destroy All Monsters: The Marvel Cinematic Universe Scorecard

Each year offers its selective crop of new Marvel properties, and for the last couple I've been keeping a mental tally of how the MCU seems to be faring, creatively. We're still owed a third season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D....

AnarchyVision: Fantasia Edition - Jason Gorber Talks ANT-MAN, TRAINWRECK, DEATHGASM, More

This week's segment comes from Montreal, Canada, thanks to the fantastic Fantasia Film Festival. We chat about Ant-Man, Amy Schummer's breakout film Trainwreck, the Ian McKellen show Mr. Holmes, and fun NZ rocker romp Deathgasm.Video embedded below...

Fantasia 2015 Review: ANT-MAN, A Cog In The Mighty Marvel Machine

It's always a bit of a danger judging a film by why it's not, or by what it could have been, versus what it actually is. This factor is made even more manifest when a beloved, fan-fav filmmaker leaves...

Destroy All Monsters: Ruling The World Makes Assholes Of Us All, And Other Things I Learned From AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

The dust continues to settle. At around a quarter after ten last Thursday night, in the first North American screenings of Marvel's Phase 2 capper, Avengers: Age of Ultron, a big chunk of the fictional country of Sokovia broke apart...

Review: AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Suffers From Its Strongest Asset

Despite the avalanche of comic book adaptations, I was kind of looking forward to Joss Whedon's second time around with the Avengers. The first film proved to have great entertainment value and Whedon managed to approach each superhero equitably and...

FANTASTIC FOUR: Watch Out, Doom Is Coming In The New Trailer

Here is the official trailer for Josh Trank's Fantastic Four. This latest version of their story stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Bell. It features our first look at Toby Kebbell as Doctor Doom and we also...

ANT-MAN: Second Trailer Provides A Tiny Look At A Tiny Superhero

UPDATED: The full second trailer has now dropped and you can watch it below.Marvel really seem to be having fun teasing out their Ant-Man trailers. Back in January a tiny 'Ant-Sized' teaser preceded the first proper look at Paul Rudd,...

Final AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Trailer, Now With Slightly Different Footage

The question these days is not IF the new Avengers: Age of Ultron film will get your money, but HOW MUCH of it. Accept it. We are all going to see this movie.Marvel has released the final trailer for this Summer...

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON TV Spot Drops A Ton Of New Footage

Television commercials for movies are generally noisy and speedy mashups of their longer trailers. Let's call it blitzkrieg advertising. Rarely are they charming, fun and precise. This new spot for Joss Whedon's Give Me All Your Money 2, is all...

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON: Our Heroes Will Stand And Fight In New Trailer

It is from Marvel Entertainment. It is the new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer. Do we really need to say anything else? Yeah. What is with the shaky borders? Does anyone else see this? I'm not having a seizure right? The...

AVENGERS 2: AGE OF ULTRON Big Game Spot Reveals ... Well, Not Much Of Anything That Hasn't Already Been.

The Game Whose Name Must Not Be Mentioned Allowed Except By Official Sponsors is just around the corner, triggering a wave of new promo spots and trailers for upcoming blockbuster fare. And Marvel is in on the act with a...