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Oscar Isaac Describes ‘Excruciating’ Time on X-Men Apocalypse, Is All of Us

Actors, they’re just like you and me. We all have expectations when we get into something. We all just sign on to multimillion-dollar superhero blockbusters hoping to have a fun time with interesting co-workers. And sometimes, what we wind up with instead is being trapped in a look akin to Ivan Ooze from Power Rangers: The Movie. Relatable, right? Read More >>

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The Ultimate Weapon of X-Men: Red’s Greatest Villain is All Too Real

Tom Taylor, Rogê Antônio, and Rain Beredo’s X-Men: Red has been telling the story of how Jean Grey’s newest team of handpicked X-Men are fighting to establish better mutant international relations while also battling the literal embodiment of racism that’s born out of viral hate speech generated online. Read More >>

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All the Cosmic Clues and Mysteries We Saw in the New Dark Phoenix Trailer

The first Dark Phoenix trailer is here, and short and cryptic though it may be, it’s still chock-full of intriguing hints about what’s in store for the X-Men and their most formidable foe yet. Read More >>

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Dark Phoenix’s First Breathtaking Trailer Has Arrived

She is fire and life incarnate and she’s here in the first Dark Phoenix trailer to usher in both the beginning and end of all things. God help us all. Read More >>

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Comcast Drops Its Bid to Buy Fox, Meaning There’s Nothing Stopping the Disney Deal Now

Much in the same way that the Avengers and co. fought valiantly to stop Thanos from collecting all six Infinity Stones, Comcast has been desperately trying to block Disney’s substantial bid to acquire 21st Century Fox and all of that sweet comic book IP the studio’s been sitting on. Today, though, that valiant fight has come to an end. Read More >>

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Disney’s Plan to Acquire Fox is Back On, Thanks to a New £53 Billion Deal

A business saga almost worthy of its own summer comic book event might be getting close to its big finale. After a disruption in the form of a rival deal from Comcast, Disney and Fox have announced a renewed deal for the House of Mouse to merge most of Fox’s entertainment subsidiaries into its operations. Read More >>

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Disney’s Plans to Buy Fox Just Hit a Major Snag and Its Name is Comcast

Marvel Studios’ parent company Disney would very much like to get its hands on all of the sweet, juicy, profitable comic book IP that Fox smartly secured back in the ‘90s, but the House of Mouse’s tentative $52.4 billion offer might no longer be enough to seal the deal. Read More >>

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Deadpool 2 Proves There’s No Excuse Not to Include Queer Superheroes on the Screen

Deadpool 2 revels in pointing out many of the overused narrative beats that other comic book movies tend to rely on when the writers decide to phone it in. Interestingly, the film’s shadiest dig is also one of its most progressive messages. Read More >>

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Our 10 Favourite Surprises in Deadpool 2, Ranked

Deadpool 2 is packed with references and jokes about every single genre and property imaginable (and some unimaginable, too). We’re going with quality over quantity instead: these are our favourite surprises — the characters, references, one-liners, and more — in a film chock full of truly wonderful batshit insanity. Read More >>

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A Guide to Deadpool 2’s X-Force, and Their Comic Origins

Deadpool 2 is upon us, in which the Merc with a Mouth has to form a team of his own to fight off Cable—the X-Force. The team has an important history in the comics, and although Deadpool 2's version is a little different, it’s still packed with new faces that have some Marvel Comics history. Here’s what you should know before sitting down in cinemas. Read More >>

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Deadpool 2 is Better Than the Original – and Funnier, Too

Deadpool 2 is a family movie. We know that because, very early on, Deadpool himself says it. Of course, that’s an odd thing for a character known for excessive violence, naughty language, and occasional nudity to announce. But Deadpool, the writers, and the director spend the bulk of the film trying to live up to that promise, albeit it in very unconventional and roundabout ways—but with the same Deadpool you love at its heart. Read More >>

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Legion’s Psychic Interpretive Dance Battles Are One of Its Most Brilliant Ideas

Interpretive dance, much like slam poetry, is a polarising art form that people either passionately love or vehemently hate. If you’re someone who falls into the latter camp, then Legion might actually be what convinces you to change your mind. Dance has been a core part of Legion since the very first episode, but it really wasn’t until this week’s season two premiere that the whimsical sequences’ significance really came into focus. Read More >>

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How To Not Screw-Up Introducing X-Men Into The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Enormous news for nerds today as Disney has confirmed that it is buying 21st Century Fox for more money than it is possible to comprehend. But leaving aside the important questions around competition law, monopolies and what this signals for Disney's corporate strategy, there's something more important: The X-Men, Fantastic Four, Deadpool and other characters will finally be able to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read More >>

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It’s Official: the X-Men and Fantastic Four Are Coming Back to Marvel Thanks To a Huge Deal Between Fox and Disney

After weeks of teasing the public with reports of false starts and stops, Disney and Fox have settled on a massive $52 billion deal in which all of 21st Century’s film rights are being sold to the House of Mouse. Marvel’s Cinematic Universe is about to get a whole lot more, well, fantastic. Read More >>