Want to see concept art of Brad Pitt and Viggo Mortensen as Cable in Deadpool 2? Are you ready for Terror to debut in the second season of The Boys? Want to see some creepy alternate designs for the Skrulls in Captain Marvel? Want to know more about Red Guardian before Black Widow comes out? What would a movie with three different versions of Joker be like? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
English composer Daniel Pemberton is as wildly diverse and entertaining as Harley Quinn herself. He is a multi Golden Globe, Emmy and Bafta Award-nominated composer who has worked with some of the most renowned names in the industry such as Darren Aronofsky (One Strange Rock), Ridley Scott (All The Money in The World, The Counsellor), Guy Ritchie (The Man From UNCLE, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword), and Danny Boyle (Yesterday, Steve Jobs). Pemberton received critical acclaim for his score on Oscar-winning film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and is now back in the comic world with his latest score for Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey.
We spoke with Pemberton about his latest score and what it was like to collaborate with director Cathy Yan.
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Want to see some classic Disney characters turned into X-Men? Why is Supergirl going back in time on the next episode of season five? Is Kang the Conqueror coming to the Loki series? Want to see some alternate roller skates Harley Quinn could have worn in Birds of Prey? Which script of James Gunn‘s is his favorite? Will Wonder Woman fight Aquaman in the Flashpoint movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
When are the next issues of J.J. Abrams‘ Spider-Man comics coming out now? Want another look at concept art of Doctor Strange in Iron Man‘s armor? Who are the face-painted thugs in new set photos from The Batman? Which Batman v Superman star had no idea about The Snyder Cut of Justice League? Did you know Jack Black almost starred in a Green Lantern movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Sonic the Hedgehog has gone from receiving extremely unfavorable reactions from fans to earning the biggest box office opening weekend ever for a video game movie. The Blue Blur had no problem topping the box office, speeding past Birds of Prey with a $57 million three-day weekend, and a projected $68 million for the Valentine’s Day/Presidents Day holiday weekend. But how did Birds of Prey hold up in second place? Get the rest of the box office results below. Read More »
Producer Sue Kroll has been with Birds of Prey from the very beginning. Since it was just an idea in star Margot Robbie‘s head while she was originating her breakout character Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. Since director Cathy Yan came to Kroll and fellow producer Bryan Unkeless with a vision of a wild, bombastic, and unabashedly fun girl gang movie.
“There was something very raw about it, very visceral,” Kroll said of the sizzle reel that Yan showed to her and Unkeless. That visceral tone was maintained through the final product, which debuted in theaters this weekend to rave reviews, though not without its fair share of scrutiny and behind-the-scenes reworking along the way. Kroll spoke to /Film about the reshoots that Birds of Prey underwent, and how the film dealt with the burden of being a film made by women, starring women in the time of Me Too.
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What obscure reference to Harley Quinn‘s origin is in Birds of Prey? What other characters could be introduced in the Ms. Marvel series on Disney+? What was the original name for Birds of Prey? How will Morbius supposedly connect to both Venom 2 and Spider-Man 3? Will Black Adam and Shazam 2 shoot simultaneously this summer? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
It’s the first day of the new format! David, Devindra, Jeff and Angie Han, deputy entertainment editor @mashable, jump straight into a feature review of Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, the latest film by director Cathy Yan. How did the female villain perform without her main squeeze the Joker? In the after dark segment, the cast discusses the wild ride that’s the 2020 Oscars.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, see what it would be like if Back to the Future replace the iconic DeLorean time machine with the latest in futuristic automobile technology: the Tesla Cybertruck. Plus, run through nearly seven dozen Easter eggs and comic book references from the new Birds of Prey movie, and watch Late Night star/writer Mindy Kaling get glam for the Oscars. Read More »