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‘The Walking Dead’ Season 5 Comic-TV Comparison: ‘Remember’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 6, 2015 @ 11:41 AM
AMC / Image Comics
The Walking Dead Season 5 shambled out its 12th entry with Sunday’s latest “Remember” but how did it hold up to the comic book continuity? Alexandria seems too good to be true as the group settles into the peaceful community and meets its mysterious inhabitants, so let’s find out how close the source material stuck through Sunday’s latest!

WookieeLeaks: Notes on Marvel’s New ‘Princess Leia’ Comic

by Jacob Hall March 6, 2015 @ 11:05 AM
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, we take a look at Marvel’s latest Star Wars comic, delve into the latest movie spoilers, and gaze into the future of Star Wars Rebels.

10 Fire-Breathing Facts About ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

by ScreenCrush Staff March 5, 2015 @ 8:58 AM
When looking to adapt How to Train Your Dragon, DreamWorks looked to one of the greatest movie trilogies for inspiration: Star Wars. While animating the sequel, the creative team was heavily influenced by The Empire Strikes Back. These are just some of the fire-breathing facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which focuses on How to Train Your Dragon 2!

The Complete History of Comic-Book Movies, Chapter 6: ‘The Vigilante’

by Matt Singer March 3, 2015 @ 10:52 AM
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: A “Prairie Troubador” gets into trouble in Hollywood.

Chris Evans Says the ‘Avengers 2’ Ending Pulls Out All the Stops

by Mike Sampson March 3, 2015 @ 9:52 AM
I just sat down with Chris Evans, in full Captain America costume, on the Avengers: Age of Ultron set. After just the first question, Evans says, “I can’t tell you that.” Okay... The next question is equally as innocuous; something about the current “group dynamic” of the Avengers, or whatever. Evans pauses and glances behind him at a Marvel publicist, who shakes his head. “I don’t think I can tell you that either.”

Jeremy Renner: ‘Avengers 2’ Will Reveal Some ‘Wonderful Secrets’ About Hawkeye

by Mike Sampson March 3, 2015 @ 9:42 AM
We prodded Renner for some details, and he wouldn't divulge much, but did promise some “wonderful secrets” about Hawkeye's past, including his relationship with Black Widow. (Remember, she was wearing the Hawkeye “arrow” necklace in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.) He also teases his new Stark Industries tech, being a “grump” and what exactly Hawkeye thinks when he sees Vision.

Comic Strip: Dissecting Those New ‘Avengers 2’ Posters

by Jacob Hall March 2, 2015 @ 2:11 PM
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, we tear apart the new Avengers 2 poster, get really grumpy about Daredevil’s costume, and take a look at what Suicide Squad director David Ayer has to say about the new Joker.

Monday Morning Critic: The Best Show You’re Probably Not Watching

by Ryan McGee March 2, 2015 @ 10:10 AM
Welcome back to another installment of the Monday Morning Critic. In this space each week, I’ll be looking at the week that was in addition to the week ahead in television. The format will shift each week, as the world of TV will dictate the form and content of each piece. In this week’s installment: a look at the upcoming American Crime and praise for The Goldbergs.

15 ‘Lord of the Rings’ Facts to Rule Them All

by ScreenCrush Staff March 2, 2015 @ 8:46 AM
Nicolas Cage in a Lord of the Rings film? It almost happened, if you can believe that. Cage was offered the role of Aragorn in Peter Jackson's trilogy but eventually turned it down. He would later explain, “[It] shot for a great quantity of time. I had family obligations, so I’m glad I stayed and had those experiences with my family.” This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which travels to Middle-earth for The Lord of the Rings trilogy!