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New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: June 2015

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by Britt Hayes May 14, 2015 @ 11:38 AM
Warner Bros.
If you’ve got one of those nifty Prime subscriptions, their Instant Video service is one of the great reasons to take advantage of it. Each month, Amazon releases a new batch of titles available to stream for subscribers, and June brings a handful of great classics along with a few more recent favorites. Read on for our guide to Amazon’s new Prime Instant Video releases for June.

The Truth is Out There With These 10 ‘X-Files’ Facts

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 13, 2015 @ 12:53 PM
The X-Files is famous for keeping its own secrets under wraps, let alone the government's, but did you know creator Chris Carter first dreamed up Mulder and Scully after learning over three million Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens? Or that The X-Files practically invented the mix of standalone and mythology episodes? These are just some of the out-there truths to uncover in the sixth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which cuts through the conspiracy to investigate the legendary X-Files!

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 11: ‘Superman and the Mole-Men’

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by Matt Singer May 12, 2015 @ 9:07 AM
Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush editor, comic-book lover, and undiagnosed masochist Matt Singer is systematically watching every single (American) comic-book movie ever made in the order in which they were released. This week in The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies: This looks like a(nother) job for Superman.

Quiz: Is This a Real ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Character Name or Something We Just Made Up?

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by Matt Singer May 11, 2015 @ 1:30 PM
By now, you’ve probably heard: Mad Max: Fury Road is a modern masterpiece of action filmmaking. But you may not know that Mad Max: Fury Road is also one of the most amazing assemblages of crazy character names in the history of cinema. There’s Max, and then there’s everyone else; apparently when the world ran out of gas, they also ran out of normal names. Charlize Theron plays “Imperator Furiosa.” Nicholas Hoult is “Nux.” And those are on the not-crazy end of things, it gets really weird from there.

Comic Strip: What Ultron Almost Looked Like in ‘Avengers 2’

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by Jacob Hall May 11, 2015 @ 12:35 PM
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, check out Marvel and DC movie concept art, get your first tiny glimpse at Captain America 3, and gaze at Suicide Squad set footage.

10 Facts You Might Not Know About ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

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by ScreenCrush Staff May 11, 2015 @ 11:02 AM
It’s been almost 30 years since the last Mad Max movie (Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome) hit theaters in 1985, and almost ever since then director George Miller has been working on a sequel. That sequel, Mad Max: Fury Road, has been in the works for over 25 years and started filming over three years ago. In the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, we take a look at Fury Road. It’s time to remember The Road Warrior. The man we called “Max”…

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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by Jacob Hall May 8, 2015 @ 2:52 PM
Marvel
Captain America: Civil War is in production, and it has the official synopsis and cast list to prove it. The film, which will see Captain America come to blows with Iron Man, already feels like one of the boldest entries on the Marvel horizon. Can it make Mark Millar and Steve McNiven’s infamous series work within confines of the MCU? Can it effectively juggle a cast list that seemingly grows bigger with each passing week? Whether you’re a hardcore fan nitpicking every decision or a casual observer trying to figure out what the hell is going on, don’t worry. We’ve got this. If you only know your Marvel heroes through the movies or never got around to reading 2007’s Civil War series, we’ve put together a primer on everything you need to know. SPOILERS for the comic (but not necessarily the movie!) lie ahead.

WookieeLeaks: Joss Whedon May Direct ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’ Is Your Crazy Rumor of the Week

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by Jacob Hall May 8, 2015 @ 12:19 PM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From Star Wars: Episode 7, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Joss Whedon is the latest name tied to Star Wars, a new Boba Fett movie raises all kinds of canonical questions, and those The Force Awakens images prove and disprove several story rumors.

Yargh, Here Be 10 Facts You Might Not Know About the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Movies

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by ScreenCrush Staff May 7, 2015 @ 3:15 PM
Before it was a massive movie franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean was just another ride at Disneyland. But, it wasn't just any ride. Built in 1967, Pirates of the Caribbean was actually the last ride that was personally overseen by Walt Disney before his death in 1966. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which sets sail with Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean!

10 ‘Flash’ Facts Faster Than a Speeding Barry

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 6, 2015 @ 1:05 PM
‘You Think You Know TV?’ is a ScreenCrush original series that dives deep into the worlds of your favorite TV series and freeze frames a few tidbits you might not have known, as with our first installments for Arrow, Mad Men, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones. Our companion series ‘You Think You Know Movies?’ has already tackled everything from Star Wars to The Avengers and Spider-Man, but now it’s time to hit the ground running with some Flash-y facts from our latest video!