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Scott Derrickson (Sinister) will direct Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Bill Condon will direct a live-action Beauty and the Beast.
Star Wars: Episode VII cast Lupita Nyong’o and Gwendoline Christie this week. Also in Star Wars news, J.J. Abrams tweeted this dorky picture from set, and Josh Trank will direct the second stand-alone movie.
Sigourney Weaver wants to make one last Alien movie to finish… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'Doctor Strange' Director Hired, Alternate 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' Concept Art, and More
When it comes to superheroes, who have been in publication for over 75 years, films have a gray area regarding the rules of adaptation. As the times change, these characters do too, but there’s also an intangible element that will definitively make Batman, well, Batman. A detectable truthfulness exists in each character adapted to the screen, but the rules for what constitutes that truthfulness change from… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why It's Not Fair to Compare 'Man of Steel' to 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
NEW YORK (AP) – With $ 41.4 million in its second week of release, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” held off “Rio 2″ at the weekend box office.
According to studio estimates Sunday, the Marvel superhero narrowly bested the animated family film in a battle of sequels. “Rio 2″ debuted with $ 39 million, almost exactly the opening weekend total of the 2011 Oscar-nominated… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Fights Off 'Rio 2' With $41.4M
Depending on who you ask, the latest entry in Marvel’s growing cinematic universe, “Captain America: The Winter Solider,” is either “one of the best Marvel movies ever” or “the best Marvel movie ever.” And even though superhero sequels haven’t always had… Continue reading 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Review: Is It the Best Marvel Movie Yet?
With Captain America: The Winter Soldier arriving in theaters soon, there’s no time like the present to get acquainted – or reacquainted – with the Star-Spangled Avenger’s history and supporting cast. From his early comic book adventures that inspired Captain America: The First Avenger to some of the recent stories that helped shape The Winter Soldier, there’s no shortage of supplemental material out there that’s worth reading before (or after)… Continue reading Here's What to Read Before and After Watching 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'