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If you live in America, you probably didn’t see ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins.’ Jim Carrey’s tepidly-reviewed summer comedy earned just $ 67 million in theaters here, well below average for the veteran film funnyman. Yet, as the Los Angeles Times notes, it’s earned more than $ 100 million overseas, doing especially well in Britain and Belgium, and it’s far from being played out.

As much of a relief… Continue reading When Did America Develop Better Taste in Movies Than the Rest of the World?

With Captain America: The First Avenger now in theaters, chances are there are plenty of Marvel geeks out there (young and old) who want to get their Cap on in style. If that’s you, then scope out this pretty fly Captain America metal shield that looks just like the one the superhero used in the movie to fight off bad guys and make out with Hayley Atwell. We’re not insinuating… Continue reading Buy This: Captain America Deluxe Metal Shield

Sorry, British wizards. It’s time for an all-American hero to reign at the box office.

‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ opened at No. 1 with an estimated $ 65.8 million, dethroning ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2′ and beating fellow Marvel flick ‘Thor’ by a hair for bragging rights to the biggest superhero movie debut of the summer. In its second week, ‘Potter’ plunged 72 percent to an estimated… Continue reading 'Captain America' Yanks Top Spot From 'Harry Potter': Box Office Report July 22-24

Whenever I go to a superhero film, beyond my comic book fan sensibility of wanting to see fidelity to the source material, I always want to be invested in the main character. Not just in their heroic abilities, but also in their personalities, their perceptions of the world, and their morality. Marvel Studios had given me very few opportunities to have that kind of belief. Like… Continue reading A Fan's Take on Captain America: Finally, an Avenger to Believe In          



July 22, 2011

Captain America: The First Avenger is now playing in theaters and we’ve created this spot for you to tell us and your fellow moviegoers what you thought about the Joe Johnston-directed comic book adaptation, starring Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke and Stanley Tucci.

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