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

Before seeing Avengers: Age of Ultron, you should watch this exhaustive, chronological history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, its wars and the Infinity Stones (via Slashfilm):

Then you’ll want to start your Avengers: Age of Ultron viewing evening by eating one of these four epic burgers inspired by a different member… Continue reading The Avengers in Movie Culture: History of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Easter Eggs and More

So there’s this little movie coming out this week called Avengers: Age of Ultron. Have you heard of it?

At this point, it’s a foregone conclusion that the next installment of Marvel Studios’ superhero team-up saga is going to be the sort of film that measures its box-office gross in billions of dollars, not millions, and likely breaks a long list of… Continue reading The Geek Beat: How Marvel's 'The Avengers' Changed Movie History

This year’s Academy Award nominations were announced last week, and as usual, the geekier side of Hollywood doesn’t have much of a presence in the list of actors and filmmakers honored.

Or does it?

My sentiments on the Oscars’ annual snubbing of comic book, sci-fi and fantasy films are well documented, but just because there aren’t many geeky projects in the… Continue reading The Geek Beat: The Geek Movie History of This Year's Oscar Nominees

It’s the last day of 2014 – and coincidentally enough, my last day as a news writer here at Movies.com. When I was asked what movie I’d want to write about for my final post, I had all of the usual suspects run through my head: The Big Lebowski, Suspiria, Halloween, Takeshi Kitano’s haunting Fireworks… but at the end of the day, there was really only one movie… Continue reading Remembering One of the Greatest Scenes in Movie History

One of the biggest money shots in the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron is Iron Man in his beloved “Hulkbuster” armor going mano-y-mano with the Hulk. We got a peek at one version of the Hulkbuster armor in Iron Man 3, but when it isn’t going up against the Hulk, can we really call it a Hulkbuster? The armor was destroyed at… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: A Brief History of 'Ultron''s Hulkbuster Iron Man