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Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” begins to roll out worldwide

All this week, we’ve seen Marvel slowly begin to allow reviews to trickle out about Avengers: Age of Ultron, in advance of the global release this weekend, followed by the U.S. next week. So far, the early word has been pretty solid, with some out and out raves and almost[...]

Will a Superhero movie ever make the Best Picture lineup?

HOLLYWOOD NEWS®: With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hitting theaters today, the superhero genre is on my mind. Like with horror films and more often than not science fiction (though Gravity put a nice little dent in that last time around), movies about superheroes or comic book adaptations are basically ignored[...]

Paul Bettany will play The Vision in The Avengers: Age of Ultron

One of the biggest box office hits of all time, The Avengers exceeded almost all expectations, so all eyes are on filmmaker Joss Whedon for the upcoming sequel The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Any bit of news that comes out about the film is treated as a major deal, much[...]

Sequel to “Avengers” to Hit May 1, 2015!

The Walt Disney Studios has announced a release date for Marvel Studios’ sequel to the biggest Super Hero blockbuster and third highest grossing film of all time, Marvel’s The Avengers. Joss Whedon returns to write and direct the UNTITLED MARVEL’S AVENGERS SEQUEL set for release May 1, 2015. Are we excited yet? Read more @[...]

Rian Johnson’s “Looper” opening stellar Toronto International Film Fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Rian Johnson’s time-travel thriller “Looper” will open the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, it was reported on Tuesday in Variety. Johnson made splashes at TIFF with his previous films – the high-school-set film noir “Brick” and the quirky con caper “The Brothers Bloom.” But “Looper” finds him working[...]

The Avengers: Scarlett Johansson and female lead characters

HollywoodNews.com: I wasn’t going to write about The Avengers again for awhile (other than box office) both because I didn’t have much more to offer and because I didn’t want this blog to turn into ‘all Avengers all the time’. But I would like to take a moment to[...]

The Avengers is almost a genre masterpiece

HollywoodNews.com: In a film like The Avengers, which brings together strands of several prior pictures into a mostly cohesive whole, it is arguably inevitable that individual pieces will end up working better than the sum of its parts. That the film works at all is almost a miracle, and it’s[...]

“The Avengers” assemble in action-packed trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For perhaps the final time before their May 4 opening, the Avengers assemble in an action-packed trailer that has been released by Marvel films. The new clip, which expands on the explosive battle in the streets of New York City, still backtracks to explain the formation of[...]

Marvel plans Twitter meet-up for “The Avengers”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Call it superhero social media. Marvel Studios announced today that they will be sponsoring a Global Twitter Chat on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. (PST) with cast members and the director of their highly anticipated action-adventure “Marvel’s The Avengers,” opening in theaters on May 4, 2012.[...]

Joss Whedon: “The Avengers” told through Captain America’s eyes

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Joss Whedon is starting to drop hints about “The Avengers,” which will kick off Summer 2012 with (we hope) a bang. We’re still a few months away, so he’s sure to keep a few secrets close to the vest, but a major nugget hit the Web today.[...]
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