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‘Captain Marvel’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

Reviews of “Captain Marvel” tend to say the same thing: it’s good entertainment, but falls short of recent Marvel titles. The film delivers a political message, but not to the degree of the firebrand subversiveness of “Black Panther.” And it’s an origin story that nicely elaborates on the Marvel mythology, but not to the scale […]

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Is the Box Office Champion: It Will Be the Biggest Rock Biopic Ever

“Bohemian Rhapsody” performed above most expectations with an estimated $50 million total. That’s the lowest opening figure for the first November weekend since 2013, but it’s a terrific result for this film. It’s also the fifth title to open to over $40 million since Labor Day. That’s three more than last year, which had only […]

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Superhero Bits: ‘Aquaman’ Lego Set Reveals Black Manta’s Sub, ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Rumors & More

What’s the latest in Stan Lee‘s legal battle with his former manager and guardian? Is there a Wolverine reference hidden in The Greatest Showman? What is Chris Hemsworth‘s honest assessment of the first two movies in the Thor franchise? Want a look at Black Manta‘s submarine in an Aquaman Lego set? Will Doctor Strange 2 […]

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‘Avengers 4’: Where the Marvel Cinematic Universe Goes Next After That Shocking ‘Infinity War’ Ending

The following contains spoilers for “Avengers: Infinity War.”After 10 years of bringing Marvel Comics’s biggest superheroes to the big screen, “Avengers: Infinity War” finally pulled together Earth’s Mightiest Heroes for a whopping standoff against biggest villain to date, the purple world-destroyer Thanos. “Infinity War” doesn’t just offer fun match-ups like Thor and the Guardians of […]

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‘Avengers’ Screenwriter Originally Tried to Reduce Thor’s Role

Everybody loves Thor now, primarily due to Chris Hemsworth‘s charming, slightly goofy take on the character, and Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok. But folks at Marvel weren’t always convinced of Thor’s durability. The Avengers screenwriter Zak Penn confirms that early Avengers scripts attempted to reduce Thor’s screentime – until the casting of Chris Hemsworth changed everyone’s […]

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