Doctor Who Series 8

Review: DOCTOR WHO S8, Ep. 2 “Into the Dalek”

Before the end of “Into the Dalek”, the Doctor asks Clara if he’s a good man. The second episode of the season seems well on its way to setting the stakes for Peter Capaldi’s new Doctor as dealing with existential questions as well as whatever the big bad of the season may be up to. It’s an existential question triggered by the Doctor journeying into the inner workings of a Dalek, literally, and discovering that there may be good and evil in everyone, including himself.
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OP/ED: WB’s “No Jokes” Mandate Doesn’t Exist

I generally like Drew McWeeny at Hitfix, but his report that Warner Bros. has a “no jokes” mandate for its DC superhero movies doesn’t pass the common sense or smell test. Not that it didn’t stop the collective internet’s knees from jerking and the usual “Marvel Rulez! DC Droolz!” crowd from coming out. As click bait, congratulations Drew, you’ve won the internet this week. But as responsible reporting, you either jumbled it in translation or you’ll find your picture next to the definition of gullible in the dictionary.
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Renner Discusses Hawkeye’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Fate

After recently telling Collider that he’s heard “rumblings” Hawkeye will appear in CAPTAIN AMERICA 3, actor Jeremy Renner has discussed the fate of his character in Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON with Larry King. What follows after the jump could be considered a spoiler, so please proceed with caution and exit if you wish to know nothing about the film at all before May 1, 2015. Continue reading

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New Look At Hawkeye In Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Marvel Studios has released a new image of director Joss Whedon giving Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) an archery lesson on the set of AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. The newly released photo, which originally appeared in Empire, gives us a clear look at Hawkeye’s new costume in the film. Continue reading

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BIRDMAN Soars at Venice Film Festival

We’ve hit the spot on film calendar where the Summer season ends and the page flips to the Fall festival season. The prestigious Venice Film Festival opened yesterday, with its biggest legacy perhaps being that it introduced the western world to Akira Kurosawa when it awarded Rashomon the Golden Lion in 1950, and the opening film was Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s BIRDMAN. The film was greeted with a thunderous standing ovation.
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Get Your First Look At Lucy Lawless In Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel has released the first image of Lucy Lawless as Agent Isabelle Hartley in AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. while also confirming the character will debut in the second season premiere. You can see the photo below now and catch Agent Hartley in action on Tuesday, September 23 at 9:00pm ET on ABC. Continue reading

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Lois Lane and Superman Accept The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Many celebrities have accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge over the last few weeks, but Amy Adams and Henry Cavill took it to a figuratively (and literally for Henry) cooler level. The pair faced the ice buckets in costume on the set of BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. Appropriately, Henry Cavill’s challenge was super-sized. Continue reading

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THE FLASH Speeds Through New Poster!

The CW has released a new poster for THE FLASH. The upcoming series, starring Grant Gustin as Barry Allen, is inching closer to its October 7 premiere (8:00pm ET on The CW) as it continues to impress in promotional and marketing materials. Looks aren’t everything, but THE FLASH appears as though it could quickly become the hottest superhero show on television. Continue reading

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Open Forum: FRANK MILLER’S SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR

Judging from the box office, not many people saw FRANK MILLER’S SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. But, I’m sure some readers did go. So what did you think? Deserved or underserved failure? What are the highlights? What are the lowlights? Enquiring minds want to know.
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Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Claims Summer Box Office Crown

In its fourth weekend, Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY returned to the top of the U.S. box office. While besting newcomers IF IT STAY and SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR, Marvel Studios’ tenth feature brought in $17.3 million over the weekend, raising its domestic total to $251.5 million, the best of any film released this summer. Within the next week, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY will surpass Marvel’s own CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER ($259.8 million) to become the highest grossing film of the year domestically. Continue reading

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