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‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Raises the Question: Is Nonsense the New Normal? (Column)

By now, a great many people have seen “Godzilla vs. Kong,” and what a lot of them seem to agree on — even many who like it — is that the movie makes almost no sense. That’s nothing new. A number of noteworthy blockbusters have had issues in the how-exactly-does-this-parse? department, like “Pirates of the […]

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How the ‘Justice League’ Snyder Cut Reverses Joss Whedon’s Version

Spoiler Warning: This story discusses major plot points in both 2017’s “Justice League” and 2021’s “Zack Snyder’s Justice League.”For years, Zack Snyder fans have been left to wonder what exactly had changed from his original vision for “Justice League” to what debuted in theaters in 2017. All anyone’s known for certain was that in May […]

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Brad Pitt Assassin Movie ‘Bullet Train’ Casts Aaron Taylor-Johnson as “Tangerine”

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Avengers: Age of Ultron) is about to step on a train…the only problem is that the train is full of assassins. The former Kick-Ass star is the latest cast member to hop on board Sony’s Bullet Train, an assassin film which has Oscar winner Brad Pitt headlining and former stuntman and Deadpool 2 […]

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‘Halo’ Cast Set with Natascha McElhone and Bokeem Woodbine in Lead Roles

The Halo TV series cast has been rounded out as the ambitious video game adaptation looks to finally start production later this year. Pablo Schreiber (Orange Is the New Black) was previously set in the lead role of Master Chief, but today Showtime announced that Natascha McElhone (Californication) and Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo) are also set […]

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China box office: ‘Venom’ fights of ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’

Chinese box office rises by 4% week-on-week.Venom fought off new entrant, the latest Fantastic Beasts to retain both the weekly and weekend box office crown in the period of Nov 12-18. With two Hollywood blockbusters delivering a one-two punch, the Chinese box office rose by 4% week-on-week.Sony’s Venom continued to perform remarkably well in its […]

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The Morning Watch: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ VFX Reel, ‘Skyscraper’ 1990 Trailer & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, check out an Avengers: Age of Ultron VFX […]

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Review: A Funny and Forgettable Marvel Sequel That Falls Short of Its Promise

Every chapter in Marvel’s sprawling cinematic universe speaks to a bigger picture with its delicate balance of epic circumstances and mindless spectacles. Even if comic book movies aren’t your jam, the rhythm of this decade-plus franchise is a monumental commercial feat. It was only natural for the franchise to follow one of its most consequential […]

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The Russo Brothers Explain Why Scarlet Witch Lost Her Accent for ‘Infinity War’

There were a lot of questions we had after watching Avengers: Infinity War. Most were big-picture quandaries about Thanos’ Snap, the Soul Stone, what happened to those who were dusted, what happened to those who died by other means, etc. But the first question I personally had was small and yet significant: what happened to […]

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Should Drop More Than 50% This Weekend — and That’s Great News

In its first week, “Avengers: Infinity War” grossed $338.4 million in North America. By comparison, “Black Panther” was at $292 million after its first week; “The Avengers” in May 2012 reached $304 million adjusted. “Avengers: Age of Ultron” made $251 million adjusted.High-end grossing films (particularly sequels) tend to have steeper drops, so here’s a rundown […]

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