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Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s continuing guide to young adult book-to-film adaptations.

Anticipation is one thing, but this is a business and that means that come release time, our six impending young adult book-to-film adaptations will primarily be judged by their box office hauls – especially considering four of the six are part of multiple-book series. Things can change, particularly if some of these prove to be high… Continue reading YA Movie Countdown: Which Young-Adult Films Will Be the Big Moneymakers of 2014?

guardians venom header Marvel Studios Countdown: How Much Do the Marvel Movies Influence New Comic Books?

A common misconception about Marvel Studios is that the people there are incredibly invested in what Marvel is doing in its comic books. This extends past Marvel Studios proper and into their agreements with Sony and Fox as well. When Superior Spider-Man launched — the current comic that stars Spidey villain Doctor Octopus in control of Peter Parker’s body — fans assumed that the book would… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: How Much Do the Marvel Movies Influence New Comic Books?

Marvel Premiere 47 Marvel Studios Countdown: Which Ant Man Is Paul Rudd Playing?It’s no longer a mystery who’s donning the red and blue to play Marvel’s Ant-Man on film. It’s Paul Rudd, a choice consistent with Marvel’s Midas-touch casting ability. He’s witty and charming, looks appropriately superheroic, and will probably banter very well with the existing Avengers. Can I say I called this one? Because I totally did (back in May of 2012).

That still leaves a… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Which Ant-Man Is Paul Rudd Playing?

 Marvel Studios Countdown: Strange Moments in Marvel Casting HistoryAs a Marvel fan, you owe it to yourself to dive into Sean Howe’s Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (new to paperback), an exhaustive history of the company from its golden-age roots to its purchase by Disney in 2009. There’s high drama in there that rivals the material offered in Marvel’s own books, from the conflict between Stan Lee and creators Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Strange Moments in Marvel Casting History

Have you picked your jaw off the floor yet, “Haven” fans? After all, before “Countdown” ends, Jordan dies, Nathan learns the truth about Audrey and Wade Crocker goes all psycho-killer.

It’s kind of a big deal. Get the details in this recap.

Audrey is Lexie and Lexie is Audrey — that’s not confusing at all

As we learned right at the end of the last episode, Lexie is actually Audrey, just with a… Continue reading 'Haven' recap: Big revelations and a big death in 'Countdown'