How Infinity War Redeemed the Worst Scene in Age of Ultron
Thor’s hot tub visions was always the worst part of the second Avengers movie. But it may have actually predicted everything that happens in Avengers: Infinity War.
‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Shows Why Hawkeye Is the Best Avenger
ScreenCrush’s look back at the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe arrives at the second Avengers movie. How does it hold up?
‘Black Panther’ Thursday Preview Box Office Tops ‘Civil War’
Ryan Coogler’s ‘Black Panther’ is already breaking records, topping both ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘Deadpool’ with its Thursday night opening.
Tony Stark’s Arc Is the Perfect Metaphor for Marvel Studios
Want to understand Marvel’s evolution as a film company? Just watch Tony Stark’s evolution as a character. They mirror each other perfectly.
‘Infinity War’ Photo Teases a Connection to ‘Age of Ultron’
Avengers: Infinity War has a lot of ground to cover in terms of bringing together all the threads of the Infinity Gauntlet storyline that have been seeded throughout Marvel’s films since we caught a glimpse of the Gauntlet in the first Thor movie. Every movie since then has in some way been leading up to it, so it makes sense that there would be a few callbacks to previous films that only the sharpest eye could catch.
Joss Whedon Felt Like a Miserable Failure After ‘Avengers 2’
The first Avengers film was such a success, Joss Whedon originally didn’t want to come back to direct a sequel. How could you top a movie that became one of the biggest movies of all-time? Eventually Marvel and a lot of money were able to convince Whedon to return, but after the film was released in theaters, he quickly regretted that decision...
Most Pirated Films of 2015 Feature Zero Surprises
Here’s a top 10 list that’s not so fun: 2015 saw a huge surge in film piracy, as the most pirated film of the year had 55 percent more downloads than 2014's more pirated film. This year’s most frequently illegally downloaded titles offer few — if any — surprises, and include the biggest blockbuster films of the year, like Furious 7 and Jurassic World, as well as a few of last year’s most popular studio offerings.
‘Star Wars,‘ ‘Fury Road,’ More on 2016 Oscar VFX Shortlist
Major blockbusters typically don’t get much love at the Oscars — superhero films and major, geeky sci-fi and action properties rarely (if ever) get Best Picture or acting nods, but the Academy does tend to recognize their technical achievements, often including them in the Best Visual Effects category. This year’s shortlist for that particular award is filled with Marvel movies, dinosaurs, and a certain Star Wars film most of us haven’t even seen yet.