Jacob Hall Biography

New ‘Suicide Squad’ Pic Reveals Exactly How The Joker Got His Tattoos

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by Jacob Hall May 7, 2015 @ 10:02 AM
Warner Bros.
When we got our first look at Jared Leto’s Joker a few weeks ago, the internet was torn asunder by rabid conversation. The bulk of the dialogue was about those tattoos and whether or not Batman’s arch-nemesis would ever get inked in the first place. Truth be told, it is hard to imagine a psychotic clown villain chilling in a Gotham City tattoo parlor for a few hours while he gets “Disturbed” inked on his skin. However, a newly leaked image reveals a potential origin for those tattoos and gives us another look at Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn.

‘The Hateful Eight’ First Look Reveals Epic Facial Hair From Kurt Russell and Samuel L. Jackson

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by Jacob Hall May 7, 2015 @ 9:39 AM
The Weinstein Company
Nothing will turn the head of a film fan faster than news about a new Quentin Tarantino movie, so brace yourself for a little whiplash: our first look at The Hateful Eight has arrived and it showcases Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson and Jennifer Jason Leigh in all of their weathered, western glory. It also showcases Russell and Jackson’s spectacular facial hair, both of which seem to be battling for dominance (Russell has the edge if you ask us).

Universal Announces New King Kong Theme Park Ride ‘Skull Island: Reign of Kong’

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by Jacob Hall May 6, 2015 @ 10:55 AM
The fact that Universal Studios has been constructing a brand new King Kong attraction at their Florida-based Islands of Adventure theme park has been a poorly kept secret for a long time now. Still, the official reveal of Skull Island: Reign of Kong is surely going to grab the interest of film fans and theme park enthusiasts alike. No company is as good at designing truly cinematic and technologically groundbreaking rides as Universal, and the announcement video is going to turn a lot of heads.

Joss Whedon and Aaron Taylor-Johnson Discuss Quicksilver’s Marvel Future

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by Jacob Hall May 6, 2015 @ 9:56 AM
Marvel
Since every single person who clicked on this article has probably already seen Avengers: Age of Ultron, we probably shouldn’t have to warn you that we’re going to get into spoilers in about three seconds. Surely you only care about the future of Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s super-speedster Quicksilver and what writer/director Joss Whedon has to say on the matter if you already know what goes down with the character. Surely.

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Is the Ultimate Joss Whedon Movie Whether You Like It or Not

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by Jacob Hall May 4, 2015 @ 5:58 PM
Marvel
Avengers: Age of Ultron is the eleventh film in Marvel Studios’ ongoing quest to dominate your disposable income for the rest of your moviegoing life, the biggest, loudest and most expensive chapter yet in what is quickly becoming a triumph of Hollywood marketing and corporate one-upmanship. But it is also, somehow, totally, the work of writer/director Joss Whedon, whose clear voice, honed over decades spent working in film and television, rings through all of the noise. While The Avengers was directed by Whedon, his messier, crazier sequel is truly, at its heart, a Joss Whedon Film.

Closer Look at Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in ‘Suicide Squad’ Set Pics

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by Jacob Hall May 4, 2015 @ 10:52 AM
Warner Bros.
We got our first look at the ensemble cast of Suicide Squad yesterday and the response was, uh, divisive to say the least. For everyone who appreciated director David Ayer’s modern, grungier take on the DC comic book universe’s B-list supervillains, there was someone else crying out for a return to the old days. Well, get ready to formulate another set of opinions on Suicide Squad because a bunch of set pictures showing off Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn have arrived online.

Comic Strip: Concept Art For ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, Revealed!

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by Jacob Hall May 4, 2015 @ 10:23 AM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, concept art for 2016’s two biggest movies is revealed, the hunt for Spider-Man narrows, and Charlie Cox wants more Daredevil.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Has the Second Biggest Opening of All Time

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by Jacob Hall May 3, 2015 @ 11:57 AM
Marvel
There’s a bizarre narrative floating around the internet: Avengers: Age of Ultron is already a disappointment because it didn’t open higher than The Avengers in its first weekend. This seems to be ignoring the fact that The Avengers had the biggest opening of all time and Avengers: Age of Ultron now has the second biggest opening of all time, which is nothing to scoff at. Sure, the sequel may not match the numbers of the first movie in the end, but it’s already well on the way to becoming one of the biggest movies of the year. And of all time.

SNL Presents Scarlett Johansson in ‘Black Widow: Age of Me’

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by Jacob Hall May 3, 2015 @ 8:50 AM
It’s not coincidence that Scarlett Johansson guest hosted SNL on the same weekend that Avengers: Age of Ultron opened in theaters, so of course the show had to do a Marvel sketch of some kind. And unlike the previous Avengers sketches cooked up for Chris Hemsworth and Jeremy Renner, this one is actually a pretty effective dig at the Marvel movie machine. More importantly, it’s very funny.