Want to see the God of Thunder take on the Man of Steel? How much of an impact will the Flashpoint storyline have on the future of The Flash TV series? Could Agents of SHIELD be the best part of the Marvel cinematic universe? Was Richard Pryor once slated to play Brainiac in Superman III? Did you know the origin of the line “Good thinking, Batman” isn’t exactly from where you think it is? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
The latest episode of Tony Zhou‘s fantastic video essay series Every Frame a Painting takes a look at one of Marvel Studios’ biggest problems. While Marvel gets a lot of things right that others don’t, one aspect consistently criticised of their films is the lack of iconic theme music. But why hasn’t Marvel been able to produce a movie with a theme song that you can remember? Watch the video now after the jump.
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What kind of Superman can we expect on the second season of Supergirl? Could Music Meister be coming to the Supergirl/The Flash musical crossover episode? Is there another villain in Doctor Strange we haven’t heard about yet? What does Makenzie Davis have to say about rumors of her casting in Deadpool 2? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Captain America: Civil War is a film filled with many pleasures, but that massive superhero brawl at the airport remains the main highlight all these months later. And within that massive superhero brawl, Paul Rudd‘s Ant-Man (and his brief transformation into the towering Giant Man) continues to stand out from the crowd. You may have left the theater excited for the new Spider-Man movie, but I could only start wondering when Ant-Man and the Wasp would hit theaters (the answer is July 6, 2018, for the record).
However, newly revealed concept art shows us that Ant-Man’s role in the film was, at one time, going to be a bit different. While he fights on the side of Captain America in the final film, it appears that he was once on the side of Tony Stark in the conflict.
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What other actor has thrown their hat in the ring to play Black Manta in Aquaman? What’s the status of Ant-Man and The Wasp? Which Rocky star will be playing a villain in the fifth season of Arrow? What was Kevin Conroy‘s problem with Batman in Batman v Superman? What the hell is Jason Momoa doing with a guitar on the set of Justice League? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Why did Brie Larson get the part of Captain Marvel? Could Lupita Nyong’o‘s character turn out to be a villain in Black Panther? What does Bruce Timm have to say about the changes made to Batman: The Killing Joke? Will Bobbi and Hunter ever return to Agents of SHIELD? When is Comic-Con 2017 happening? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
If the bylines seem a little inconsistent on /Film over the next few days, that’s because Peter Sciretta, Angie Han, Ethan Anderton, and Jack Giroux are all en route to San Diego Comic-Con, where they’ll be covering every must-see panel and event firsthand and reporting their findings straight back to you. Maybe you’re also heading there. If so, have fun! If not, welcome to the club! We can attempt to enjoy the festivities from a safe distance.
Although things don’t really kick off until Thursday, let’s get things started with a look at some of the cool stuff Mondo will have for sale at their booth this year. If you’re in the market for posters and vinyl centered around Star Wars, the Marvel universe, and Pixar characters, you’re in luck.
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Why is J.K. Simmons so ripped while working on Justice League? Want to find out about all the extra easter eggs in Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition? What’s the reason behind that Captain America: Steve Rogers Hydra twist? Why did Margot Robbie eat a whole cake before shooting a key Suicide Squad scene? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Do you need some reasons to rewatch Superman Returns on its 10th anniversary? Want to see footage from an abandoned Daredevil video game for PlayStation 2? What is Lex Luthor doing as the new Superman in the Justice League comics? How long is Suicide Squad? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
The Toy Box is a weekly feature at /Film that will round up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves.
As usual, there are some new Star Wars and Star Trek items, a bunch of Funko exclusives coming to Comic-Con this summer, some action figures for A Clockwork Orange and 2001: A Space Odyssey, an Evil Dead 2 video game, a special Saga action figure two-pack and much more.
Check out everything in this edition of The Toy Box after the jump.
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