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In May of 2016, Marvel Studios will kick off their third “phase” of films with the release of Captain America: Civil War, a film that seems like it may be the biggest film the studio has spearheaded thus far. While the two Avengers films, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Iron Man films are nothing to shake a stick at, Civil War looks like a culmination piece in a lot of ways… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why the Hulk is Absent in 'Civil War' Comics And the Upcoming Movie

What’s the definition of a fan film? Apparently anything involving copyrighted material produced by filmmakers at any cost whatsover, so long as they don’t profit. They’re not necessarily low-budget amateur works funded by fans’ spare income anymore. Not in the age of crowdfunding. Today, a team can go on Kickstarter and Indiegogo and raise more than a million dollars for something that will… Continue reading This Million-Dollar 'Star Trek' Movie Is a Fan Film on Steroids

It’s been said before and it’ll probably be said again: the current comic book movie craze may have had its seeds planted in 1998 by New Line Cinema’s Blade, but it was 2000’s X-Men that catapulted the genre to new heights of success and acceptance by moviegoers everywhere. X-Men was quickly followed by other successful, genre-defining films like Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man, 2003’s X2: X-Men United, 2004’s Hellboy and Spider-Man 2, and 2005’s Batman Begins.… Continue reading Comics on Film: Life After Hugh Jackman's Wolverine

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

Abridged Movie Redo of the Day:

The latest 8 Bit Cinema entry shows us what Princess Mononoke looks like in only three minutes with old video game graphics:

Adorable Cosplay of the Day:

Speaking of movies by Hayao Miyazaki, here is the cutest My Neighbor Totoro family cosplay ever (via… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Evangeline Lilly as The Wasp, The Best Film Movements of All Time and More

This February, 20th Century Fox will release Deadpool, and it should prove to be a very interesting experiment in comic book cinema. While R-rated comic book films have been released before – with titles like WatchmenV For VendettaThe Punisher, and Blade all coming to mind – Deadpool is going to be something of a different animal, since this will be the first R-rated superhero film to feature a mainstream costumed comics character from… Continue reading Comics on Film: The Pros and Cons of an R-rating for 'Deadpool'