Marvel’s supposedly big gamble just had the unquestionably biggest night of any film thus far in 2014. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY earned $11.2 million last night and is well on its way to having the biggest opening weekend ever in August. The film’s Cinemascore won’t be determined until tonight, but it currently sits at 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, which bodes very well for strong word-of-mouth.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is in theaters today and Marvel Studios is celebrating the release of the 10th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a look back on its first two phases, the second of which concludes with AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON on May 1, 2015. This video first aired at the start of Marvel’s Hall H panel at San Diego Comic Con last Saturday and it really is an awesome way to briefly relive the movie magic Marvel has delivered over the past 6 years a the box office. Continue reading
If you clicked on a link to this article, you are undoubtedly aware of who Joss Whedon is and know that he is very good at what he does. In her biography of the writer, director, and ambassador to all things geek, MTV producer Amy Pascale shines a bright light on how and, more importantly, why Joss Whedon has been able to ascend the ranks of nerd, and now mainstream pop culture (Marvel’s THE AVENGERS) while remaining humble enough to probably hate these last two sentences. Continue reading
While his GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY character, Groot, only has a three-word vocabulary, Vin Diesel upped the ante by recording those words in several languages. In the videos below, hear Diesel say, “I am Groot,” in Brazilian Portugese, French, Russian, and Spanish. Continue reading
Walt Disney Pictures has released the first trailer and new images from INTO THE WOODS. The new spin on classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales sports a stellar cast including Meryl Streep (I could just stop there, couldn’t I?), Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, James Corden, and Johnny Depp. Check out the video and images below for stunning visuals along with a synopsis with more information on the film set to arrive in theaters on December 25. Continue reading
Yeah, I know that BIRDMAN isn’t truly a superhero film, but it’s a film about an actor struggling from his legacy of portraying a superhero on the big screen. Starring Michael Keaton. I figure some here are interested. Not least because it looks really good and has potential Oscar contender written over it.
Shown first at Comic-Con last week, the latest trailer for director Christopher Nolan’s upcoming INTERSTELLAR packs an emotional punch while continuing to offer a sense of wonder in its aesthetic. The pioneering spirit of earlier trailers is retained through stunning visuals while the film promises a very emotional story via the natural cost of deep space exploration. For Matthew McConaughey’s Cooper, saving his family and many more means saying goodbye. Continue reading
The GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY are the best at what they do and so are the immensely talented sculptors at Hot Toys. While the Guardians save the galaxy in Marvel’s latest cinematic adventure, Hot Toys is making premium 1/6 scale collectibles from the film. Chris Pratt’s Peter “Star-Lord” Quill is the latest example and this exquisite figure can now be pre-ordered so that you may pull a Taneleer Tivan and reserve a place for it in your collection. Check out the links below for ordering information, or just gaze upon the gallery.
Marvel Star-Lord Marvel Sixth Scale Figure
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Walt Disney Studios has just made two outstanding additions to an already impressive cast for director John Favreau’s THE JUNGLE BOOK. Christopher Walken will voice the ape and monkey monarch King Louie while Giancarlo Esposito provides vocals for wolf pack leader Akela. Check out the full press release below and look for THE JUNGLE BOOK in theaters on October 9, 2015. Continue reading
Another San Diego Comic Con is in the books and we close out a massive superhero movie news week with a discussion of the biggest Marvel and DC stories from the convention. We react to the very first footage from BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, ANT-MAN, and AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. We also discuss big news items like the first image of Gal Gadot as WONDER WOMAN, Josh Brolin being confirmed as Thanos, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 and more. Along the way, we also field your questions including the news that did not emerge from SDCC like Dwayne Johnson as SHAZAM and which actor will play DOCTOR STRANGE.