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WB Speaks On The BATMAN V SUPERMAN Move; DC Announcements ‘Should’ Come This Month

Warner Bros. President of Production Dan Fellman has spoken to Entertainment Weekly regarding the new release date for BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE and the nine untitled DC movies booked from 2016 through 2020. This is the first time anyone from Warner Bros. has spoken publicly about these moves since they were reported two days ago. Continue reading

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Henry Simmons Joins Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. has a new Simmons! Henry Simmons (NYPD BLUE) will join the series in Season Two as Alphonso “Mack” Mackenzie. “Mack” is a mechanic who will be working with Director Phil Coulson’s (Clark Gregg) team. The character has been inspired by his comic book counterpart that first appeared in NICK FURY VS. S.H.I.E.L.D. #3. Continue reading

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Podcast #206: BATMAN V SUPERMAN Moves; DC Cinematic Universe Approaches

By popular demand, we are dropping an extra podcast this week to address Warner Bros. moving BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE to March 25, 2016 and announcing 9 untitled DC movies to be released between 2016 and 2020. The DC cinematic universe fans have hoped for now appears to be within our grasp. We also talk about what the presence of this new universe combined with the Marvel Cinematic Universe means for the superhero genre and all of blockbuster moviemaking.

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Kyle MacLachlan Joins Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel continues to bolster the cast for AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. with Kyle MacLachlan set to play Skye’s (Chloe Bennett) father. As we learned in the show’s first season, Skye is an “0-8-4,” or an object of unknown origin. Much was made of the lengths S.H.I.E.L.D. went to in order to save an infant Skye. With MacLachlan playing her father, a character alluded to in the Season One finale, Skye’s mysterious backstory is sure to feature prominently in Season Two. Continue reading

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Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Wraps Production As Whedon Ponders His Next Move

Yesterday, director Joss Whedon took to Twitter to announce that principal photography on Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON has wrapped. In the same Tweet, Whedon asked, “What the hell do I do now?” The answer is obvious in the immediate future, but perhaps less so after May 1, 2015. Continue reading

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Release Date Rumble Crumbles- WB Moves BATMAN V SUPERMAN & Sets DC Release Dates

The release date rumble is now officially over before any real damage was done, just as we knew it would be. Warner Bros. has moved BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE off of May 6, 2016, where Marvel Studios already has CAPTAIN AMERICA 3, and onto March 25, 2016 (Source: Box Office Mojo). Warner Bros. has also set a number of proposed DC movie release dates that are a safe distance from Marvel’s many upcoming releases.

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Tour The Milano From Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Chris Pratt, now known to many moviegoers as Peter Quill or Star-Lord, takes you on a tour of his ship, the Milano, from Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY in the featurette below. It is a cool glimpse at the kind of behind-the-scenes features we may be able to expect from the film’s eventual Blu-ray and Digital HD release.

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Star Wars With Friends #2: EPISODE II- ATTACK OF THE CLONES

Begun, the Clone War has! Star Wars With Friends continues with our commentary for EPISODE II- ATTACK OF THE CLONES. Clonetroopers in action, Boba Fett, Yoda to the rescue, and a timeless romance! We truly, deeply, love this movie!

Be sure to check out our EPISODE I commentary HERE!

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Podcast #205: Marvel’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Roundtable Review

Marvel Studios is enjoying yet another round of sweet box office success with director James Gunn’s GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, and deservedly so. The spectacular, hilarious, visually mesmerizing, infinitely entertaining, and wonderfully heartfelt space opera has been our most anticipated film of 2014, making this our most anticipated podcast of the year. We may or may not be a bunch of a-holes, but we 100% loved this film. Please join us as we explain why.

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Open Forum: Is 2014 the Best Year for Comic Book Movies Ever?

With Guardians of the Galaxy being a big commercial and critical success, it’s worth noting that while there may be a box office slump this year, it certainly doesn’t seem to be because of comic book movies which have been among the most critically acclaimed. There have been five comic book movies, to date, let’s look at the lineup and the Rotten Tomatoes scoreboard.
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