Every week, we attempt to answer a new pop culture related question. This week’s edition of /Answers asks the following: Which is your favorite comic book movie adaptation? And when we say comic book movies, we don’t just mean superhero movies. Every movie based on a comic is up for grabs, including Scott Pilgrim, Persepolis, A History of Violence, American Splendor, Ghost World, Men in Black, Dredd, The Rocketeer, Hellboy, Sin City, V For Vendetta, Road To Perdition, 300, Snowpiercer, and more. Find out our personal favorite comic book movies of all time after the jump.
As always, we have the regular /Film writing and podcast team providing answers, alongside a special guest filmmaker. This week we are joined by James Mangold, director of comic book movies The Wolverine and the upcoming Logan, as well as Walk The Line, Girl Interrupted, Cop Land, Kate & Leopold, Identity, and Knight and Day.
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Marvel Studios provided confirmation that the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Avengers would meet on the big screen in Avengers: Infinity War when they released a video after the first day of shooting had commenced. We still have over a year to wait before that epic, live-action team-up takes place, but both of those heroic groups will actually meet much sooner…in cartoon form.
Find out more about Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers crossover after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 by Angie Han
Although Hugh Jackman has made it very clear that Logan will be his last movie as Wolverine, he’s not above indulging in some what-ifs. He hedged his bets when asked about a potential Wolverine / Deadpool movie, and now he’s entertaining the hypothetical possibility of a Wolverine / Avengers movie. No, it’s never going to happen — but Jackman admits that he might have been tempted to stick around if it had been an option. Read More »
What would it be like if Spider-Man was anatomically correct? What does Patrick Stewart think about the X-Men taking on The Avengers? Did you know Green Lantern and Silver Surfer once teamed up? Want to see The Dark Knight‘s version of The Joker take on the Suicide Squad version of The Joker? How much is Logan on track to make in its opening weekend. All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Who is the latest character confirmed for Injustice 2 with some gameplay footage? When will pre-production on Ant-Man and the Wasp start? Could Arnold Schwarzenegger be getting a role in the DC Expanded Universe? Want to see what Mattel is bringing to shelves for Wonder Woman? Will the Supergirl and The Flash crossover be traveling back in time? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Why does Stan Lee think that comic books need to have some kind of message or stand on social issues? What would Mahershala Ali look like as Green Lantern? Which comic book character would Taron Egerton like to see crossover with Kingsman: The Secret Service? Want to see a really weird version of the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Even though we know there won’t be any video games set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, that’s not stopping Marvel Entertainment from taking advantage of their huge roster of comic book characters for some big video game titles.
Today, Marvel Entertainment and video game studios Square Enix announced a multi-year, multi-game licensing agreement to develop and publish original games based on beloved Marvel Comics superheroes, and the first project out of the gate will be The Avengers video game. Find out more after the jump. Read More »
Does Vin Diesel still want to make an Inhumans movie even though the property is now becoming a TV series? Will Batman ever pop up on Powerless? Can you guess which Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 character is blowing the minds of test screening audiences? Has Logan been officially rated by the MPAA yet? Want to see what the Baby Groot LEGO minifigure looks like? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
There are days where trying to remember which Marvel characters will actually play a role in Avengers: Infinity War is like herding cats: an impossible, useless task that will only give you a headache after awhile. Perhaps the best course of action is to simply default to “Every single Marvel Cinematic Universe Character is going to pop up in the movie in some capacity” and leave it at that. Let’s stick with that second one for now, especially since Karen Gillan has officially said, out loud, in front a reporter, that Nebula will play a role in the upcoming galaxy-wide crossover movie.
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What is Marvel’s Secret Empire? What does James McAvoy have to say about the potential for a solo movie for Professor Charles Xavier? What’s one priority that Ben Affleck has for The Batman? How would Duncan Jones approach a Green Lantern movie? What character could Peter Dinklage be playing in The Avengers: Infinity War? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »