Hugh Jackman

Comic Strip: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Finishes its Victory Lap as Superman Cleans Up His Act

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by Jacob Hall 10 hours ago
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...

'Chappie' Poster: Meet the Robot From Neill Blomkamp's Latest Sci-Fi Film

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by Jacob Hall November 3, 2014 @ 2:14 PM
Sony
The 'Chappie' poster seems harmless enough, but it really represents a true make-it-or-break-it point for director Neill Blomkamp and star Sharlto Copley. This one-sheet, which exists simply to introduce the title character of this new science fiction film about a family who "adopts" a robot with ties to the criminal underworld, represents a film that could be the next great exciting genre project ... or the final sign that we all put a little too much faith in the people who made 'District 9.'

Hugh Jackman Tries Cheating at Jimmy Fallon's Pool Bowling

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by Kate Erbland September 11, 2014 @ 10:49 AM
NBC
Dear Hugh Jackman, you know that 'The Tonight Show' is on television, right? More specifically, it's on live television in front of a studio audience, which means hundreds of people are watching the show in person, with millions more watching at home. In short, it's a very bad place to decide to cheat at a game, particularly if that game involves standing on an oversized pool table in front of said audience.

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Deluxe Blu-ray Edition Comes With Magneto's Helmet

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by Nick Romano May 27, 2014 @ 8:43 AM
20th Century Fox
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' claimed the box office after one weekend in theaters with a cast that includes more mutants than you can throw a Sentinel at, and it's one of the best 'X-Men' films to date. Because we know you're wondering when you can bring this puppy home, we've got the first look at the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Deluxe Blu-ray Edition!

In the Beginning, There Was 'X-Men': Revisiting the Superhero Movie That Started It All

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by Jacob Hall May 23, 2014 @ 9:00 AM
20th Century Fox
For better or worse, the current status of the superhero movie can be tracked back to one film. One modestly budgeted production designed the template and set the tone for a film movement that still hasn't peaked. Some remember it fondly. Some think it got more wrong than it did right. But there's no denying it: Bryan Singer's 'X-Men' is undoubtedly one of the most important and influential films of the past two decades.

Hugh Jackman's Cooler Scooter Race With Jimmy Fallon Is the Perfect American Pastime

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by Kate Erbland May 22, 2014 @ 9:25 AM
NBC
With Memorial Day glimmering on the horizon like a big, shiny, pre-summer gift, 'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon is already celebrating the great American holiday. And what better way to celebrate such a holiday than to convince beloved star of stage and screen, Hugh Jackman (who, yes, he is Australian, but is adored by all nationalities), to nearly die while riding a cooler onscreen?

'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' Review: A Time Travel Movie That Somehow Makes Sense

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by Mike Ryan May 20, 2014 @ 11:39 AM
20th Century Fox
Even though the story behind ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ has been around for 33 years now, the idea of a superhero movie meshed with a movie about time travel seems, let’s say … daunting. Especially for a superhero franchise like X-Men, which is known for having a lot of superheroes.
It’s just that it’s hard enough to make a big-budget superhero movie make sense (as the so very recent ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ taught us) -- and adding the cinematic equivalent of pai gow (at least, nothing confuses me more than pai gow) to this whole equation seemed like kind of a bad idea. I mean, how many time travel movies make sense in the first place, beyond the ‘Back to the Futures’ and the ‘Loopers’ and the ‘Primers’ of the word? And none of those movies have dozens and dozens of mutants to keep track of their whereabouts.