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Posted on Thursday, December 27th, 2012 by Angie Han
Next to the $1B+ grosses for The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises, Project X‘s respectable $100M worldwide take seems like spare change. But there is one arena in which the Todd Phillips-produced raunchfest is king: illegal downloads.
Project X has emerged as the single most pirated film of 2012 — as well as the lowest grossing of the top 10, which also includes both of the aforementioned box office smashes. Read the full list after the jump.
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Will we find out how Professor X loses his hair in X-Men: Days of Future Past? Want to see a ton of concept art from The Dark Knight Rises including Bane and Catwoman? Which superhero movies were on the list of most pirated in 2012? How did they do the Deadpool makeup in X-Men Origins: Wolverine? Did Iron Man answer the wishes of a sick boy? Has Hot Toys got the license for Man of Steel? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Where can you download a full look at the For Your Consideration ads for The Dark Knight Rises? Has the Man of Steel trailer been sweded? What do Superman and Batman think of it? Want to see some Iron Man 3 toys? Did James Gunn delete a tweet regarding casting of Guardians of the Galaxy? Want to read, and hear, Joss Whedon talking S.H.I.E.L.D, Avengers 2 and The Avengers? Was Tom Hiddleston going to direct Thor: The Dark World? Did Michael Caine invent an Alfred backstory for The Dark Knight Trilogy? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Around this time every year, for as far back as I can remember, I pick and write about the ten movies I’m most looking forward in the coming year. Here on /Film I did it for the movies of 2011 as well as the movies of 2012 and, in the coming days, I’ll do it for 2013.
Before that, though, we thought it would be fun to look back at the films I chose as my ten anticipated for this year and see how well I did. Did any of these films make my top ten of the year? Did they at least meet expectations? Check out some of my embarrassing, and not so embarrassing, picks after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 by Angie Han
2012 didn’t want for long-awaited blockbuster releases, what with The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, Skyfall, The Hunger Games, and The Hobbit all opening this year. But the one YouTube visitors spent most time poring over, it turns out, wasn’t a movie at all.
The website has released its list of the 10 most popular trailers of the year, with a spot for the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 in first place. And second. And eighth and tenth. Among films, The Dark Knight Rises comes out on top, though Skyfall makes a strong showing as well. Meanwhile, NBC’s Revolution was the only TV show to make the cut. Read the complete list and watch all ten trailers after the jump.
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Does Tom Hiddleston think he’s coming back for The Avengers 2? Did The Blob look different in X-Men Origins: Wolverine? What was Batman’s happiest day ever? Where can you see a bunch of awesome pop culture including Superman, Sebastain Shaw and Zod? Is Warner Bros. still pushing The Dark Knight Rises as an Oscar contender? When can you get toys based on Adam West’s Batman? Want to see what a professional editor can do with the three Christopher Nolan Batman movies? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Which superhero did Quentin Tarantino once talk about bringing to the big screen? Did Shane Black influence scenes in the first Iron Man? Was using a certain character name at the end of Dark Knight Rises really just a gag? Want to see a new photo from Red 2? Does Samuel L. Jackson think the world needs a Nick Fury movie? What plot point from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 does a casting call reveal? How has the Bat symbol changed over the years? Want to watch a ten minute tribute to Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight Trilogy? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »