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Comic Strip: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Trailer Preview, ‘Ant-Man’ Filming Conflicts and More

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by Sean O'Connell December 2, 2013 @ 11:53 AM
Sony/Marvel/Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie 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, Sony preps audiences for Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ which reveals its first full trailer later this week.

Comic Strip: Wolverine's Costume, 'Spider-Man' Spinoffs and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Next Superhero Role

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by Sean O'Connell November 25, 2013 @ 9:50 AM
Marvel/Vertigo
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to D.C. and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic-book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Sony teases the possibility of ‘Spider-Man’ spinoff films, DC comments on ‘Arrow,’ and Joseph Gordon-Levitt is attached to yet another possible comic-book adaptation.

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ – Everything We Know About the Upcoming Sequels

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by Sean O'Connell November 25, 2013 @ 7:35 AM
Lionsgate
The “Girl on Fire” set the box office ablaze over the weekend as the Jennifer Lawrence-led ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ burned up and estimated $161 million in domestic ticket sales. It surpassed the opening-weekend number for the original ‘Hunger Games’ film, but fell a bit short of the ‘Iron Man 3’ opening number, which still stands as the highest opening of 2013.
The future of the ‘Hunger Games’ series isn’t in doubt. Long before ‘Catching Fire’ opened, Lionsgate already set the wheels in motion for an adaptation of ‘Mockingjay,’ the third and final book in Suzanne Collins’ YA literary series, to be split into two parts. And since large chunks of filming on ‘Mockingjay’ have been completed, we know a good deal about the upcoming sequel. Such as …

2014 Oscar Power Rankings: Best Actress (Nov. 20)

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by Sean O'Connell November 20, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Sony Pictures Classics
Saving Mr. Banks’ has been screened. ‘Gravity’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ continue to establish their dominance. ‘Nebraska’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ make noise, and we’re still waiting on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle.’
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2014 Oscar Power Rankings: Best Actor (Nov. 20)

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by Sean O'Connell November 20, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Paramount
Saving Mr. Banks’ has been screened. ‘Gravity’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ continue to establish their dominance. ‘Nebraska’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ make noise, and we’re still waiting on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle.’
In other words...

2014 Oscar Power Rankings: Best Supporting Actress (Nov. 20)

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by Sean O'Connell November 20, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
The Weinstein Company
Saving Mr. Banks’ has been screened. ‘Gravity’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ continue to establish their dominance. ‘Nebraska’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ make noise, and we’re still waiting on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle.’
In other words...

2014 Oscar Power Rankings: Best Director (Nov. 20)

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by Sean O'Connell November 20, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Sony
Saving Mr. Banks’ has been screened. ‘Gravity’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ continue to establish their dominance. ‘Nebraska’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ make noise, and we’re still waiting on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle.’
In other words...

2014 Oscar Power Rankings: Best Supporting Actor (Nov. 20)

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by Sean O'Connell November 20, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Walt Disney Pictures
Saving Mr. Banks’ has been screened. ‘Gravity’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ continue to establish their dominance. ‘Nebraska’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ make noise, and we’re still waiting on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle.’
In other words...

2014 Oscar Power Rankings: Best Picture (Nov. 20)

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by Sean O'Connell November 20, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Focus Features
Saving Mr. Banks’ has been screened. ‘Gravity’ and ’12 Years a Slave’ continue to establish their dominance. ‘Nebraska’ and ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ make noise, and we’re still waiting on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and ‘American Hustle.’
In other words...

Comic Strip: ‘X-Men’ Reshoots, ‘Spider-Man 2’ Footage and Christian Bale’s Bizarre Advice For Batfleck

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by Sean O'Connell November 18, 2013 @ 8:30 AM
Fox/Sony/Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie 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, Sony holds a blowout event for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ ‘Fantastic Four’ might have revealed its start date, and Christian Bale talks about the San Francisco Batkid.