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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2': Generally Enjoyable But Beginning to Feel Stagnant?

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with Chris Pratt as Star-Lord a.k.a. Peter Quill, and Drax (voice by Dave Bautista): When “the pressure to be good isn't as intense as the pressure to not be bad.” 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2': Entertaining pop culture references help to alleviate James […]


'Captain America: Civil War' Review: Surprisingly Entertaining Not-So-Escapist Summer Fare

Captain America: Civil War: Chris Evans as rogue military leader vs. “Ayn Rand archetype of a self-made man.” 'Captain America: Civil War' review: So good it made film critic & Prince fan forget pop icon's death April 21 '16, 9:53 a.m. – I was sitting down to watch an early […]


'Fantastic Four' 2015 Box Office: Costly Flop?

'Fantastic Four' 2015: Expensive box office dud stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, The Thing (Jamie Bell) and Michael B. Jordan. 'Fantastic Four' 2015 box office: A costly domestic flop in the making? Fantastic Four 2015, a 20th Century Fox release “in association with Marvel Entertainment,” is about to become the […]


'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Review: Marvel Cinematic Universe Wearing Thin

Avengers: Age of Ultron review: Chris Evans as Captain America and Chris Hemsworth as Thor in gargantuan, by-the-book The Avengers sequel. 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' review: More of same in 'The Avengers' gargantuan sequel Someday somebody's going to make a superhero tentpole movie that doesn't involve the fate of the world or […]


Channing Tatum 'Magic Mike 2' Director? & Genghis Khan Admirer + Robert Pattinson Gets New Director?

Channing Tatum in a rare non-shirtless moment in Magic Mike. Channing Tatum to direct 'Magic Mike 2'? Channing Tatum, whose White House Down opens this evening in North America, may co-direct the sequel to his 2012 sleeper domestic hit Magic Mike. Unlike the original film, directed by Academy Award winner […]


Edward Norton Out of 'The Avengers,' Former Hulk Actor Defends Himself

July 12, '10, update: First Marvel's Kevin Feige lambasted Edward Norton, who played Bruce Banner in Louis Leterrier's 2008 The Incredible Hulk, in a missive sent to hitfix.com. Feige bluntly explained that Norton's temper had been the cause for the actor's being dropped from the upcoming The Avengers. Then Norton's […]