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Sound Off: Marvel's 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' - Thoughts?

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Sound Off

Now that you've seen it, what did you think? In heroes we trust. Now playing everywhere is Marvel Studio's latest, Captain America: The Winter Soldier a sequel to Captain America but also a follow-up to The Avengers and even Iron Man 3 in a way. The focus is on Cap, played again by Chris Evans, as well as Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow working for SHIELD plus Samuel Jackson as Nick Fury. There's also Anthony Mackie as Falcon getting in the mix. So how is this sequel? Any better? An action classic or comic book mess? Once you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on Marvel's Captain America 2.

 Posted April 4 in Discuss, Marvel, Sound Off | Comments

Review: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' is Marvel's Best to Date

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

It's high time comic book movies gave us something serious and incredible. Who am I kidding? Marvel is doing it and doing it well, hitting a steady stride of peaks and valleys on their way to the next big cataclysmic movie event, The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Before we get there though, we have the second adventure of America’s favorite patriot, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier is an exceptional stopping point along the way. Hungry for a cool, conspiracy theory mystery? It’s here. Got a hankering for awesome, big budget, heavy-hitting, and high-flying excitement that barely lets up? We've got that. Ready for - yes, we keep saying this - the best Marvel movie yet? Captain America: The Winter Soldier stakes that claim too.

 Posted April 4 in Marvel, Review | Comments

Huge Batch of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Posters Are Pretty Stylish

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Following yesterday's batch of feaurettes from the set of X-Men: Days of Future Past, a whole batch of photos have surfaced online today. However, since they were discovered by a forum user at Superhero Hype, we're not exactly sure if these are official posters, or just unused concepts, mostly because some of them seem incomplete without studio logos, a release date, etc. Some of them are really stylish, while others are pretty bland. The prominence of Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique is interesting though. Is Warner Bros. just capitalizing on her Hunger Games popularity, or is she just as prominent as Hugh Jackman? Look!

 Posted April 4 in Hype, Marvel, Posters | Comments

Marvel Has Films Planned Through 2028, More Spin-Offs a Possibility

Marvel Studios

Tonight marks the first showings of Captain America: The Winter Soldier in theaters across the United States, so it only seems appropriate that there's a story looking ahead to the future of Marvel Studios as the continue to build this massive cinematic universe. Speaking with Businessweek (via The Playlist), Marvel chief Kevin Feige opened up about a sort of map that sits on his office wall that has the plans for the future of the Marvel universe laid out. Feige says it's "like looking through the Hubble telescope" that looks into the future of their films, and he spoke of printing "a new one recently that went to 2028." What?!

 Posted April 3 in Development, Marvel, Movie News | Comments

Bryan Singer Tours 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Sets in Six Featurettes

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Following that awesome theatrical trailer, and a condensed version of it in the first TV spot, we have another look at X-Men: Days of Future Past, complete with more footage, in six new featurettes. Most of the videos focus on some of the different sets like Cerebro, Charles Xavier's mansion and the monastery we've seen in the trailers. And there's also director Bryan Singer guiding us around the X-Men franchise mash-up with an insanely talented cast. This is definitely one of my most anticipated films of the year, and May can't get here soon enough as I get more and more pumped to see the flick. Watch the featurettes now!

 Posted April 3 in Featurette, Marvel, To Watch | Comments

Toby Kebbell Chosen for Dr. Doom Role in Fox's New 'Fantastic Four'

Toby Kebbell

Briefly: Well it sounds like it's official. Variety is now reporting that 20th Century Fox and director Josh Trank have chosen Toby Kebbell to star as Dr. Doom, the arch-nemesis villain in the upcoming Fantastic Four movie. Kebbell, a well-known henchman/character actor from England, was already mentioned in the shortlist of names in the running for the role a few weeks ago. The other contenders included Domhnall Gleeson (About Time), Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables) and Sam Riley (On the Road), but Variety claims Fox has ended up picking Kebbell (who will also be seen in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) to star as Doom.

 Posted April 1 in Casting, Marvel, Movie News | Comments

Check Out Steve Rogers' Varying To-Do Lists from 'Captain America 2'

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Before you read any further, if you want to save this fun little detail from Captain America: The Winter Soldier to be experienced when you see the film this weekend, we recommend avoiding the rest of this post. Having said that, what follows isn't a spoiler, but just an interesting tidbit in the sequel that adds even more charm to Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and his unique situation of having been frozen for 70 years and somewhat out of touch with pop culture and the contemporary world. What would Rogers do when he's not working for S.H.I.E.L.D.? Well, he has a lot of catching up to do, and his to-do list gives us some insight.

 Posted March 31 in Cool Stuff, Marvel, Photos | Comments

First 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' TV Spot Condenses the Latest Trailer

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Following last week's awesome theatrical trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, the first TV spot has surfaced for the film. It's basically a super condensed version of that spectacular trailer that showed so much of the apocalyptic future destruction from the war between sentinels and mutants, so it's now much to get excited about. But there's at least one brief new shot of Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique, and that's always good. Anyway, this looks like it's going to be one hell of an X-Men sequel with a cast that is unfathomably big and talented across the board. Can Bryan Singer deliver another great comic book flick?

 Posted March 31 in Marvel, To Watch, TV Spots | Comments

Dead Body Found Under 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Korean Bridge Set

Mapo Bridge

Well, here's a bit of creepily disturbing news tied to one of the most anticipated blockbusters of 2015. Last year, Michael Bay and the crew of Transformers: Age of Extinction were threatened while shooting in Hong Kong, and this year, the production of The Avengers: Age of Ultron suffered a bit more of a traumatizing mishap. Korean news outlet Naver (via Kotaku) reports that a dead body was found under the Mapo Bridge in South Korea where the Marvel sequel is currently filming. What's worse is the body was reported to be dead for two weeks and it was discovered during filming by the set security guards. Read on.

 Posted March 31 in Marvel, Movie News | Comments

Watch: How Much Money Would Real 'Captain America' Cost the US?

How Much Would It Cost To Be Captain America

In just over a week, Captain America: The Winter Soldier will dominate the box office, and then we only have Guardians of the Galaxy this summer between us and The Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015 (check out concept art for the sequel here). And while the new adventure of Captain America seems to be much more gritty and grounded than the period war predecessor, it's still science fiction. But what if Cap was real? Created by the government and hired by S.H.I.E.L.D., he would fall under the cost of the taxpayers, and someone crunched the numbers to figure out how much Steve Rogers costs. Watch below!

 Posted March 26 in Marvel, To Watch | Comments

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Debuts a Retro 70s Style Poster

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

With the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier just under two weeks away, we can't wait to see how this film shakes up the Marvel cinematic universe leading up to The Avengers: Age of Ultron (which just debuted some cool concept art right here). Now we have one final poster to show off for the Marvel sequel starring Chris Evans, and it takes a cue from the praised 70s political thriller style the film is said to embody and pull off magnificently. The poster comes from artist Paolo Rivera, and was commissioned by Marvel, complete with a retro style of films from decades past. It's probably the best poster yet. Look below!

 Posted March 24 in Hype, Marvel, Posters | Comments

Must Watch: Bryan Singer's 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Full Trailer

X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

"Are we destined to destroy each other? Or can we change who we are and unite? Is the future truly set?" Wow this trailer unquestionably deserves to be called beautiful. 20th Century Fox has debuted the second, full theatrical trailer for Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past, an ambitious new comic book movie bringing multiple characters from multiple movies together with a time-travel storyline. While the first DOFP trailer was already amazing, this one really kicks things into insanely awesome territory, with so much chilling footage and hints at what's to come. From Magneto to Xavier to Mystique to Beast to Wolvie to Quicksilver to Iceman to Colossus to Havok and Storm, they're all there. I cannot wait to see this. Enjoy!

 Posted March 24 in Marvel, Movie News, To Watch, Trailer | Comments

Bryan Singer May Have Gambit & Nightcrawler in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

Gambit & Nightcrawler

The release of X-Men: Days of Future Past is still two months away, but director Bryan Singer and writers Simon Kingberg, Mike Dougherty and Dan Harris are already busy working on the 2016 sequel X-Men: Apocalypse. Just recently, Singer was quoted as saying the follow-up would take place in the 80s and have massive destruction on a scale we've yet to see in the X-Men franchise. Now he's gone on the record talking about a couple possible mutant additions to the cast. Speaking with Cine Premiere (via Comic Book Movie), Singer said they're thinking about bringing Gambit and Nightcrawler into the mix next.

 Posted March 21 in Development, Marvel, Movie News | Comments

Electro & Goblin Meet in Final Trailer for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

"We have the power now. We can change the world." Well, this is it, folks. The final trailer for this summer's sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has arrived, and with all the previous trailers that have popped up, it's a wonder there's anything left to show. Thankfully, this trailer has just the right amount of new stuff to keep interest, including a meeting of Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Green Goblin (Dane DeHaan). So there's cool new shots of those two villains facing Spider-Man, complete with a lot of impressive VFX. The action really seems to be the star in this trailer, but let's hope the story has the goods.

 Posted March 19 in Marvel, To Watch, Trailer | Comments

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