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

Will we ever have a gas shortage like the one in the Mad Max movies? Nerdist has the scientific answer:

Here’s a sweet Mad Max: Fury Road poster designed by Jerome Lu courtesy of Fandango:

If Marvel ever does make a Black Widow movie, especially one directed… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Black Widow' Movie Opening Credits Sequence, the Science of 'Mad Max' and More

Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Avengers: Age of Ultron – $ 187.0 million ($ 187.0 million total)

2. The Age of Adaline – $ 6.2 million ($ 23.4 million total)

3. Furious 7 – $ 6.1 million ($ 330.5 million total)

4. Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 – $ 5.5 million ($ 51.1 million

Pundits have been saying for weeks that “Avengers: Age of Ultron” was poised to score a massive box office debut, and the hotly-anticipated superhero flick didn’t disappoint during its first night of screenings.

The sequel to “The Avengers” pulled in a whopping $ 27.6 million during Thursday night previews, blowing the first flick’s $ 18.7 million Thursday take out of the water. That makes “Age… Continue reading 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Scores $27.6 Million Thursday Opening

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

Ahead of the new Netflix series, Honest Trailers pummels the 2003 Daredevil starring Ben Affleck:

An artist depicts The Avengers as the Eight Immortals from Chinese mythology in the illustration below (via Neatorama):

This supercut highlighting the best of Pixar movies has all the feels, and… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Honest 'Daredevil' Trailer, 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' Opening as a Fun Attraction and More

Last year’s Sundance Film Festival began with the introduction of what would become one of the year’s most liked movies and eventually a Best Picture nominee: Whiplash. This year there may not be a major Oscar contender among the opening night movies, but instead we watched a hauntingly honest and soulful documentary about musician and activist Nina Simone (What Happened, Miss Simone?) and… Continue reading Sundance Opening Night: Come for the John Legend Performance, Stay for the Naked Cartwheels