Problem Solving of Filmmaking with Shazam

Making movies is hard. That’s especially true if you’re working on some of the biggest movies of the year, seen by millions of people, and held under the intense scrutiny of a passionate fanbase. Case in point, director David F. Sandberg shows that whle his DC Comics movie Shazam! was mostly well-received, it didn’t come without an interesting array of challenges that perfectly illustrate just how hard it is to make a movie. Watch as David F. Sandberg explains in his video essay, The Problem Solving of Filmmaking below. Read More »

Marvel Strike Force - Mysterio

Want a new glimpse at what Darkseid might have looked like in Zack Snyder‘s cut of Justice League? How did three Jeopardy contestants not know who plays Spider-Man in the MCU? Did you hear there a big Batman Experience and a Jim Starlin panel coming to Comic-Con? Will some Avengers be coming to Anthony & Joe Russo‘s SDCC panel?  All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Hoai-Tran Bui’s Top 10 Movies of 2019 So Far

top 10 movies of 2019 so far

The first half of 2019 is simultaneously the longest stretch of time I’ve experienced, and the shortest. The longest because the current political climate only worsens, and the shortest because I haven’t had the time to see nearly all the movies I wanted to see. Films like The Farewell, Parasite, Her Smell, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, An Elephant Sitting Still, and The Report evaded me before I sat down to write my best movies of 2019 list, but there are still plenty of great films to distract us — or perhaps remind us — of our most troubling real-life problems.

Here are my top 10 movies of 2019 so far.

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Avengers Endgame - Behind the Scenes

Want a Batman figure that looks like it belongs in a Lipton Brisk Iced Tea commercial? What would Zoe Saldana like to explore with Gamora? How did Tom Hiddleston get the part of Loki? Was there a Batman movie that was almost made in the 1980s before Tim Burton‘s? How did videos like Honest Trailers impact Marvel’s planning process? Who is rumored to be part of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Spider-Man Far From Home Chinese Poster

Want to know how to make an Infinity Gauntlet cookie? When do all the Arrowverse shows return this fall? Which superhero movies won MTV Movie & TV Awards? How did Adam Savage build an Iron Man suit that actually flies? What Spider-Man related thing is Marvel Comics counting down to? Which Marvel hero would Ray Fisher like to play in the MCU? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy - Groot

Want to see gameplay footage from Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3? Why is Daredevil‘s prison fight ineligible for an Emmy? What comic character does Robert Downey Jr. want to see in the MCU? Did you hear Bryan Singer went AWOL while shooting X-Men: Days of Future Past and Apocalypse? When will the Shazam sequel start shooting? Who is playing Aqualad on DC Universe’s Titans series? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Avengers Endgame - Human Hulk

Where does Venom‘s long tongue come from? How was Supreme Intelligence almost different in Captain Marvel? What one condition did Jennifer Lawrence have for being in Dark Phoenix? Did you know Dave Bautista‘s Guardians of the Galaxy audition was terrible? Is Idris Elba playing Bronze Tiger in The Suicide Squad? What was the original idea for Josh Trank‘s Fantastic Four? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Daredevil No Devils Only God Part IV

Who will replace Matt Murdock as Daredevil in Marvel Comics this August? Which X-Men are coming to Marvel Strike Force later this year? Did you notice a cool wardrobe detail for Rocket Raccoon in Avengers: Endgame? Did Brightburn rub DC Comics the wrong way at all? Why did Tilda Swinton have to reshoot some of her scenes for Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Thor The Dark World - Malekith - Mads Mikkelsen

Want to see the new trailer for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3? When is the third season of Jessica Jones debuting? Want to play DC Universe Online on Nintendo Switch? What does James Gunn say about The Suicide Squad being a reboot? Did you know Steve Rogers was almost living with Sharon Carter in Avengers: Infinity War? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

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shazam blu-ray

You’ll be able to bring Shazam! home this summer – the hit DC superhero film starring Zachary Levi arrives on both Blu-ray and digital this July. The home media release will feature deleted scenes, making of featurettes, and the ability to turn children into large adult men in superhero costumes. Alright, that last one is a lie, but the other stuff is true.

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