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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Tries Something Different, and Still Ends Up Being Awesome

The biggest problem with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie. Vol. 1, if you will, was such a huge, surprise hit that most of the massive audiences who will flock to see Vol. 2 will all want to relive watching the first film. They’ll get their wish, sometimes, but other times Vol. 2 is trying something different, by looking deeper into its heroes and their relationships. But one thing holds true for both movies: They’re both still fun as hell. Read More >>

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A Complete Guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Updated for 2017)

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been going strong for nine years now, changing the world of comic book films for ever. Phases 1 and 2 are now over, but there is still plenty of Marvel magic on its way in Phase 3. Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe started in April with the release of Captain America: Civil War, and ends in 2019 with the release of the fourth Avengers film. Read More >>

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Report: The Captain Marvel Movie Has Its Directors

Over the past few days, there’s been speculation—thanks to an offhand comment at a recent press tour of Marvel Studio’s offices—that a director for the Captain Marvel movie had been found. Now, a new report indicates this is indeed the case: but it’s not one director, but two: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Read More >>

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Marvel Studios Gave Us a Peek at Every Movie It Has in the Works

The email said “Marvel Studios - Open House Invitation.” What that meant, I didn’t know. But it’s Marvel, so I went, and I’m glad I did, because I got to see concept art, footage, and/or more from every known movie on their schedule, up through Captain Marvel. Yes, Infinity War, too. Read More >>

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James Gunn Will Return to Write and Direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

James Gunn, the man behind the movie iteration of Guardians of the Galaxy—and who may one day win an award for being the man most in love with his job, social media, and talking about his job on social media—has announced that he’ll be back for a third Guardians movie. Read More >>

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl and the New Warriors Are Coming to TV

Look, I’m going to be honest with you guys: this new show is actually just called New Warriors. But I don’t care. It’s got Squirrel Girl in it. It’s the Squirrel Girl show. And it’s actually happening. Read More >>

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Sony Is Weirdly Questioning Spider-Man’s MCU Future After the Homecoming Sequel

Yesterday we got a great big look at Sony and Marvel’s collaboration on Spider-Man: Homecoming. Now, at CinemaCon 2017, Homecoming producer and former Sony Pictures chief Amy Pascal is telling the press that the two studios might not work together again after the already-planned sequel. Whaaa? Read More >>

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The New Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Features So Much Iron Man

Marvel is certainly glad to have Spider-Man back in its stable of characters, isn’t it? The new trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming gives us a lot of time with Michael Keaton’s Vulture and a lot of references to the wider Marvel cinematic universe. Read More >>

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New Spider-Man: Homecoming Footage Teases a Major Change to the Spidey Suit

When Civil War chose to lay the groundwork for Spider-Man’s costume at the feet of Tony Stark rather than Peter Parker, we all knew it meant there was going to be some techy-upgrades to the classic Spidey Spandex. But new footage from Homecoming gives Peter a new trick up his... well, not-sleeve that’s straight out of the Iron Man playbook. Read More >>

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Thor: Ragnarok Is Basically Planet Hulk Plus a Road Trip Comedy

We’ve finally got a lot more official details about the plot to Thor: Ragnarok, and while there is a lot of Planet Hulk going on, there seems to be a significant lack of, well, Ragnarok in the description we have so far. Read More >>

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Thor’s Got No Hammer and Short Hair in the First Image From Thor: Ragnarok

Marvel’s God of Thunder is going to look a little bit different in his next film. Entertainment Weekly has revealed our first glimpse at the movie, teasing a radically differently looking Thor, as well as our first full looks at Cate Blanchett and Tessa Thompson in action as Hela and Valkyrie, respectively. Read More >>

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In the Latest Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer, Star-Lord Meets His Dad

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 premiered a brand new trailer last night. It’s got space battles, dancing, and more Rocket gadgets. Plus, we finally see Peter (Chris Pratt) meet his dad. Just try to be upset that the galaxy is in danger while watching this. Read More >>

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Even DC Actor Laurence Fishburne Knows Marvel Is Kicking DC’s Arse

Laurence Fishburne got a phone call to come out and make an appearance in Justice League as Daily Planet editor Perry White, but he was too busy washing his hair. He’s said it was a scheduling issue, but there could be another, more juicy reason. According to Fishburne, DC’s kind of blowing it. Read More >>

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Marvel Studios Is Perfectly Okay With Its Villain Problem

Even fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will admit, for the most part, the villains have been lacking. Yes, Loki was awesome. So awesome he was used in not one, but three films. But Iron Monger, Malekith, Ronan, Zemo, Yellowjacket, and almost everyone else has been underwhelming in some way, a trend that will purposefully continue in some upcoming Marvel films before changing in a big, big way. Read More >>

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It’s Officially Easier to Count the Marvel Characters Who Aren’t in Infinity War

There are characters from movies not even out yet who are being added to Avengers: Infinity War. At this point, if you are in the MCU and you haven’t been asked to show up in Infinity War, I would really worry. Read More >>