Marvel’s WandaVision is slowly unfurling over on Disney+, and following the debut of each new episode, we’ll also be getting the soundtracks every single week. Walt Disney Records has made the soundtracks for the first two episodes of the series available, featuring not only the score by Ant-Man and the Wasp and Frozen 2 composer Christophe Beck, but also the original theme songs by Frozen franchise songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. Read More »
It’s one of the most popular hypotheticals to be debated in superhero fan circles: who would win in a fight? Superman or Batman? Captain America or Iron Man? Shang-Chi or everybody else? Simu Liu, who is set to make his debut as the first Asian Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero in this year’s Shang-Chi and the The Legend of the Ten Rings, thinks he knows the answer for the latter. And since we haven’t seen any footage yet from the upcoming Marvel Studios film, we’ll just have to take his word for it.
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Even after Wonder Woman 1984 arrived in December, audiences are still hungry for massive blockbuster action. Thankfully, Warner Bros. Pictures and HBO Max will be giving it to us throughout the year, both in theaters and on the WarnerMedia streaming service. One of the first huge blockbusters out of the gate under this new deal will be Godzilla vs. Kong, recently bumped up from a May release to earlier in March. If the first Godzilla vs Kong trailer is any indicator, this is going to be an absolute blast. Read More »
Along with the the next 007 movie No Time to Die, the Paramount Pictures sci-fi horror sequel A Quiet Place II was among the first blockbusters to have their release date shifted when the coronavirus pandemic rapidly grew in the United States in March 2020. After initially being pushed to September 2020, Paramount set the movie for spring again in April 2021. But now that No Time to Die and a bunch of other spring/summer blockbusters have been delayed to later this year, A Quiet Place Part II is joining them. Read More »
Larry King conducted over 50,000 interviews with celebrities, world leaders, athletes, and average citizens caught up in extraordinary situations with a career that spans a half-century. Because of his fame as a radio and television broadcaster, King often appeared as himself in movies like Ghostbusters, The Contender, Enemy of the State, Bulworth, Contact and more. Unfortunately, the legendary television personality’s career has come to an end, because Larry King has died at 87. Read More »
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising?
This week, we wanna be popular, we try and figure out why our life is crumbling, get a surprise six years after we adopt a child, and we get to know one of the world’s most famous little brothers.
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Did a foreign language voice actor spoil the appearance of a certain character in WandaVision? Did you know the end of Blade almost set up the debut of Morbius for a sequel? Can Regina King identify the real obscure superheroes in a line-up of ridiculous characters? Why did Tom Holland think he was getting fired as Spider-Man after Captain America: Civil War? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Tom Holland has an uncomfortable phone call with Ciara Bravo in the latest clip from Cherry, the upcoming movie from the Russo Brothers. Holland plays a mixed-up guy who joins the army – a move that eventually leads to PTSD, which then leads to drug addiction, which in turn leads to bank robbery. In the new Cherry clip, Holland’s enlisted character calls home to speak with his girlfriend, and the conversation gets awkward as he’s haunted by the horrors of war he’s witnessed.
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If “bombastic” is your favorite flavor of Ben Affleck performance, here’s some potential bad news: it looks like that flavor might have just been taken off the market.
According to a new conversation with the Oscar-winning, multi-hyphenate filmmaker, Affleck will no longer be appearing in movies like Michael Bay’s Armageddon, and will instead only choose to “do stuff that is personally rewarding” to him. You know, stuff like WB and DC’s upcoming The Flash movie.
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It’s awards season, I guess! Which means it’s time to find out what films are eligible for which awards and which will get shut out in the cold. Best Score is always a tricky field for the Oscars (and their British counterpart the BAFTAs) because in order for a musical score to qualify it has to be primarily original. For instance: to be eligible for the BAFTAs, a film needs to have 50% original music, the Oscars require 60%. As a result, several buzzworthy films are going to get left behind this year, including Sound of Metal, Judas and the Black Messiah, and One Night in Miami.
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