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Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2017 by Angie Han
2017 marks the first year Marvel Studios will be putting out three MCU movies, and while we don’t want to get too ahead of ourselves here, we’ve gotta say they all look pretty great so far. The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer was a crowd-pleaser. The Spider-Man: Homecoming one felt like a breath of fresh air. And Thor: Ragnarok? Personally, I think it’s got the potential to be the best of the bunch.
With Thor: Ragnarok‘s release date still ten months away, it’ll probably be a while before the marketing campaign really kicks into high gear. But Disney’s starting the year with a tiny taste of what’s to come. The studio has finally revealed an official Thor: Ragnarok synopsis that solidifies some of the story details, and a new Thor: Ragnarok behind-the-scenes photo that reminds us Chris Hemsworth‘s bare arms are still some of the best special effects this franchise has to offer. Read More »
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Towards the end of last summer, we found out that Natalie Portman was done with her part in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actress confirmed that she’s not part of Thor: Ragnarok, indicating that the God of Thunder may be moving on from his romance with with the Earth scientist.
However, Natalie Portman is hoping that she’ll be able to come back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe sometime in the future. And with the huge battle coming to Earth in The Avengers: Infinity War, there might be a chance of that happening. Find out more about the possibility of seeing Natalie Portman in future Marvel movies after the jump. Read More »
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Who should play Cable in the Deadpool sequel? Will the Watchmen be part of the line-up of characters for Injustice 2? Is there a Marvel vs Capcom 4 video game announcement coming soon? Which superhero received write-in votes for President of the United States? Does John Cena have a cameo in Thor: Ragnarok? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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Even if you’re not the biggest fan of superhero movies, you can’t deny that Marvel Studios has executed their plan to build a cinematic universe containing their comic book characters rather skillfully. Every single movie they release is a hit, even if some of them aren’t critically received very well.
But no matter how good each Marvel Studios movie is, they each have their problems, and many of them share some common issues such as weak villains and non-important female characters existing only assist the major male superheroes. But a new video essay calls attention to what the creator sees as another problem shared by most Marvel movies: they look ugly.
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Every single year from here to the end of time will have Marvel movies for fans to look forward to. However, the stakes have been rising ever since Thanos was first teased in a credits scene from The Avengers, followed by the gradual introduction of various Infinity Stones and the golden gauntlet that can turn whoever is wielding them into an unstoppable force.
Fans have assumed that the standalone franchises leading up to Avengers: Infinity War (and Avengers 4) will all have some kind of set up for the next assembly of all of Marvel’s superheroes, but it sounds like the most overt one yet may come from Thor: Ragnarok. A new rumor pegs a certain element of the sequel that could have a major influence on what happens in The Avengers: Infinity War.
But once we reach this culmination of all the Marvel movies that came before it, Kevin Feige says they’re probably going to pull the reins in a bit with regards to the large scale action. Find out more about how Thor Ragnarok sets up The Avengers Infinity War after the jump, but beware of spoilers. Read More »