(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.)
The importance and expansion of representation and diversity continue to reverberate throughout the film industry. So now feels like just as good a time as any to reflect on a personal area near and dear to my own heart; disability in cinema.
However, one doesn’t need to specifically hone in on the past two years or so (when representation and diversity were really pressured to improve), for the entire decade has a sampling of terrific films studying a wide array of disabilities, ranging from blockbuster films to French cinema. So let’s get to the list, and please take a chance on something if it sounds interesting. There’s nothing better than enjoying a great movie and educating oneself on vital topics.
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Warner. Bros. is on a streak of announcing release dates — a lightning streak, you might say. The studio has set the official release dates for the sequel one of its most acclaimed DCEU comic book movies, Shazam!, while pushing back the theatrical release of its upcoming Sesame Street live-action movie. Both films will be coming to theaters in 2022.
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Want to see the new Black Widow action figures coming from Hasbro’s Marvel Legends line? What other characters disappeared in The Blip according to the Avengers: Endgame script? What fan theory did James Gunn just debunk about Steve Rogers and Star-Lord? Want to see nearly 60 Wonder Woman 1984 trailer Easter eggs? Could Dave Bautista play Bane in a future DC Comics movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Would you have liked to see giant ants in the final battle for Avengers: Endgame? Did you know Nightwing was originally slated to debut at the end of the first season of Titans? Did Zachary Levi wear padding in the superhero suit for Shazam? What has Chris Hemsworth‘s family banned him from bringing home? What did Josh Trank say about Marvel movies after watching The Irishman? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want to see Adam Savage‘s collection of Marvel prop replicas he made? Will Superboy and Damian Wayne be part of the Superman & Lois series? When does the spin-off series Green Arrow and the Canaries take place? Which Runaways cast member isn’t returning for the third season? Will Mark Ruffalo appear on the She-Hulk series? How did James Gunn help Zachary Levi land the role of Shazam? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Will you get the celebratory 750th issue of The Flash? Did you know there was an open-world Superman game once in the works? Will Marvel’s Moon Knight series tie into the Blade movie? When does the complete series of Teen Titans arrive on Blu-ray? Which Avengers: Endgame deleted scene almost upended the MCU timeline? Why isn’t Oliver Queen in the Crisis on Infinite Earths title treatment? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Want a new look at the Marvel’s Avengers video game? What Supergirl villain will start recurring this season? How is Joker possibly helping the developing Spawn movie? Want to see Tom Hiddleston as Daredevil and Charlie Cox as Loki? How did Zack Snyder fans handle the lack of Snyder Cut news from HBO Max? What character is rumored to pop up in Morbius the Living Vampire? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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 visual effects crew turns Kevin McCallister’s battle plan from the end of Home Alone into a gruesome, R-rated massacre. Plus, Shazam! director David F. Sandberg reveals some lessons in filmmaking that he’s learned while working on some big studio movies, and IT monster Pennywise the Dancing Clown is looking for love in all the wrong places as a contestant on the reality series The Bachelorette. Read More »
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Before he donned the red padded-out suit to play the title character of Shazam!, Zachary Levi wanted to be a Marvel superhero. No, not the one that he briefly played in the Thor franchise, but a Marvel character that shares a similarly colored suit and a disposition for mouthing off. Zachary Levi revealed that his dream superhero role was Deadpool, the Merc with a Mouth currently played by Ryan Reynolds.
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Who are the latest additions to the second season of The Boys? Which throwback Arrow character is also coming back for the final season? Will Dick Grayson become Nightwing on Titans? Want to see the double who played Superman in Shazam!? What do Anthony & Joe Russo think of the Spider-Man debacle? Why didn’t Captain Marvel have a bigger role in Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »