Captain America - John Krasinski DeepFake

What’s in store for the Spider-Man: Maximum Venom season finale in October? What did The Flash series from the 1990s get canceled? What are some of the most over-powered attacks in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Will you rewatch Man of Steel when it hits HBO Max next month? Want to see a documentary about the history of The Joker? How are the ratings for the second season of The Boys? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

man of steel alternate ending

The ending of Man of Steel may go down as one of the most polarizing comic book movie endings. The 2013 film directed by Zack Snyder and written by David S. Goyer offered a freshly realistic (read: grim) take on Superman, with a final battle scene that was a marked departure from the typically non-lethal superhero. But the infamous battle between Superman and Zod almost went in a different direction, Goyer revealed, describing a Man of Steel alternate ending that may have been a little less controversial.

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Avengers Endgame Alternate Quantum Suit

Could The Snyder Cut of Justice League really be coming? Is a Solo: A Star Wars Story cast member joining The Falcon and the Winter Soldier? When is Iron Man VR coming out after being delayed from release this month? Is Daisy Johnson getting an Agents of SHIELD spin-off on Disney+? What’s up with that wild quantum realm suit for Captain America seen above? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

man of steel watch party

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s another online watch party. But this one will surely rally some of the most vocal people online. Zack Snyder is hosting a Man of Steel watch party on Vero to “celebrate the ultimate symbol of hope.” The director will be doing live commentary and answering audience questions submitted online.

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The Best Movie Trailers of the Decade

Best Movie Trailers of the Decade

(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.)

A well-cut trailer is a thing of beauty. To be clear: trailers are pieces of advertising. But that doesn’t mean they can’t be art, too. A bad trailer either shows us too much, relies heavily on cliches, or fails to grab our interest. A great trailer, however, can make or break a film. Put together a compelling, interesting, and original trailer, and you’ve gone a long way towards drawing in your audience. Which is exactly what the best trailers of the decade did.

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christopher mcquarrie man of steel 2

What will Christopher McQuarrie do next? The Mission: Impossible – Fallout director has a lot of clout now, but two projects he won’t be tackling are Man of Steel 2 and Green Lantern. Which is a shame, because he’d likely knock both out of the park. In a new interview, McQuarrie reveals that the chances of him directing Man of Steel 2 are unlikely, and that he actually already turned down a Green Lantern movie once before.

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henry cavill exits superman

Updated: In a statement responding to reports of Cavill exiting the role of Superman, Warner Bros. said, “While no decisions have been made regarding any upcoming Superman films, we’ve always had great respect for and a great relationship with Henry Cavill, and that remains unchanged.” Our original story continues below.

Henry Cavill is out as Superman. After playing the iconic superhero for five years in Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe, Cavill is hanging up the red cape and will no longer appear in future DC films as the Man of Steel. And amid his exit, Warner Bros. is looking to shake up its DC film universe — again.

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man of steel 2

Ah, the DC Extended Universe: a shared cinematic universe filled with coulda, shoulda beens. It had a bright start with 2013’s Man of Steel, a polarizing but by no means terrible film. From there, the DCEU has been a series of major misfires and occasional bright spots, leading to a team-up film that didn’t exactly do (ahem) justice to the comic book characters that inspired them.

But could things have turned out differently if Warner Bros. wasn’t so eager to kickstart its shared universe with Batman v Superman and had instead released Man of Steel 2 as planned? Perhaps, if Henry Cavill‘s latest interview about the long-gestating sequel means anything.

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Justice League - The Problem with DC Action Scenes

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, a video essay pinpoints an apparent problem found in the movies of the DC Extended Universe. Plus, a Gremlins fan theory proposes the idea that Gremlins 2: The New Batch actually takes place after some kind of apocalyptic event where Gremlins took over the world, and Johnny Knoxville breaks down some of his most dangerous and painful stunts. Read More »

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Superman Mustache - Morning Watch

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, check out an impressive virtual build of of an Aliens roller coaster. Plus, watch as director Alexander Payne breaks down a scene from Downsizing, and see how much better the DC Extended Universe would have been if Superman had a mustache the entire time. Read More »