john wick 3 box office

It turns out it takes out an assassin to take out the box office behemoth that is Avengers: EndgameJohn Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum was the film that finally unseated Avengers: Endgame from its No. 1 spot at the weekend box office, with the Keanu Reeves-led action thriller raking in $57 million on its opening weekend. In only a few days, John Wick 3 box office haul has already surpassed what the first John Wick made in its entire domestic run.

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Avengers Endgame Back to the Future

It’s fair to say that Bob Gale may be one of the people on Earth who has most shaped the way human beings think about time travel.

Sure, you could put people like Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking up there, but Gale is the co-writer/producer of the Back to the Future trilogy, and it’s a safe bet that more people have seen those movies than have cracked open a book by either of those two scientists. As you undoubtedly know by now, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame deals extensively with time travel and even makes a specific reference to Back to the Future along the way. So how did Gale react to that when he first saw it? Read on for his comments.
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Avengers Escape Room

The Avengers were able to undo the death of half the universe and get rid of Thanos and his whole army. But how will they fare when they’re faced with the difficult task of working together to solve puzzles and get out of an escape room?

For those who don’t know, an escape room is a puzzle-solving game where you and a group of friends (or strangers) are placed inside of a room, and the only way to get out is to use your surroundings to figure out how to escape. The movie Escape Room can help paint a picture for you, or you can watch as some of the cast members from Avengers: Endgame partake in an escape room with co-director Joe Russo as their gamemaster. See what happens with The Avengers escape room below. Read More »

Avengers Endgame

Avengers: Endgame is full of tragedy, not simply because of the heart-wrenching ending, but because of the five years of doom and gloom Earth’s mightiest heroes must endure after failing the universe. However, one character whose arc was already tragic enough in the sequel was almost a little more upsetting in a number of ways, especially for fans who were unhappy with how Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) was handled in this culmination of The Infinity Saga. Read More »

Avengers assemble

Avengers: Endgame features dozens of moments comic book movie fans will be talking about for years to come, and one of the biggest is at the start of its final battle when portals open up, allies pour through onto the battlefield to oppose Thanos and his army, and Captain America (Chris Evans) delivers the one line fans were waiting to hear: “Avengers…assemble.”

In a recent interview, Weta Digital’s visual effects supervisor Matt Aitken told me which actors were actually on set for that shot, and the surprising person who wasn’t able to be there during the film’s “women of Marvel” shot.
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what happened to loki

Uh-oh, looks like those Russo boys are at it again! Nothing will stop the Russo Brothers from explaining every single thing that happened in Avengers: Endgame! This time, the filmmakers are dishing the dirt on what happened to Tom Hiddleston‘s Loki after he escaped with the Space Stone. I guess that’s a spoiler, but the Russos themselves have said that the spoiler embargo has been lifted. So read on to find out what happened to Loki after Endgame.

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Thanos's Army

Of all the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus far, 2013’s Thor: The Dark World holds the lowest percentage on Rotten Tomatoes (it’s currently at 66%). So it was surprising to see that film play such a significant role in Avengers: Endgame, and according to the visual effects supervisor who oversaw Endgame‘s final battle, there was almost another callback to The Dark World in the form of dark elves serving in Thanos’s army.

That ended up not happening in the end, but read on for a breakdown of the villains who did fight for Thanos, as well as one other character who made it into that huge final confrontation – but only for an incredibly brief moment.
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infinity gauntlet replica unboxing

Watch as Kitra and I unbox the Hot Toys/Sideshow Collectibles Avengers: Infinity War Infinity Gauntlet replica, one of the most iconic movie prop replicas of out modern film era.

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Avengers Endgame final battle

The final confrontation in Avengers: Endgame is one of the most epic scenes in comic book movie history. It’s as if a comic splash page came to life, grabbed a basketball, and windmill dunked on the airport fight in Captain America: Civil War. The Endgame battle is a fight between good and evil on a truly tremendous scale, full of the type of jaw-dropping, “holy shit” moments that make you wonder how any other film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe will ever be able to top it.

We’ll have to wait and see if that ever happens, but in the meantime, I spoke with Weta Digital’s visual effects supervisor Matt Aitken about how Endgame‘s final battle came together. Weta created the VFX for that sequence, and Aitken told me about how much the battle changed over time, which actors were present for its key moments, that applause-inducing moment when Captain America grabs Thor’s hammer, the nanotechnology in Iron Man’s suit, and much more. Read More »

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avengers endgame fan theories

It’s been more than two weeks since Avengers: Endgame was released in theaters, but the internet has been abuzz with speculation about the Marvel Studios film and its characters’ fates. To answer some of these Avengers Endgame fan theories, writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely attempted to smooth out some of the logistical wrinkles and answered questions about the Infinity Gauntlet’s true powers.

Spoilers for Avengers: Endgame below.

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