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JAMES BOND Hunting and Hunted In New SPECTRE Trailer



A new trailer for the new James Bond adventure SPECTRE is here from

Daniel Craig back as 007 with director Sam Mendes following the billion dollar success of SKYFALL.

Bond goes rogue while searching for a secret organization and the mystery man first seen in CASINO ROYALE.

007 is hunting and hunted with two mystery women and it all builds up to a villain we haven’t seen on screen since the Connery era and a chilling performance by an Oscar-winner.

Take a look: Continue reading

What ANT-MAN Ending Means for MARVEL’s Movie Future

Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

Marvel’s smallest hero hit the big screen in a thrilling, fun and funny adventure.

In a way Ant-Man reminded us of the humanity, humility and humor of superhero movies and reset the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the big ensemble and big stakes drama to come in Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: The Infinity War.

Ant-Man delivered on extra love for longtime comic book readers with an homage to founding Avengers.

But that ending? We know Paul Rudd will return as Scott Lang in Captain America: Civil War but there are some big questions and exciting possibilites after the post-credits sequence. Continue reading

Our Favorite ANT-MAN Easter Eggs

Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Ant-Man courtesy Marvel

Ant-Man is big at the box-office.

Marvel’s latest adventure starring Paul Rudd as the titular hero won the weekend in a film filled with Easter Eggs, references and homages to Marvel’s cinematic and comic book history.

We’re working on a whole post devoted to that post-credit sequence but for now here our favorite Easter Eggs in Ant-Man. Continue reading

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Inspired Villains For Your Consideration

courtesy Entertainment Weekly, photo by Alan Markfield

courtesy Entertainment Weekly, photo by Alan Markfield

The future of the X-Men movie franchise is making us feel nostalgic!

X-Men: Apocalypse is set in the 1980’s and introduces one of the team’s greatest enemies and new mutants.

Would you be ready for another X-film set in the 90’s with more of those villains and X-Men of the Chris Claremont/Jim Lee/Marc Silvestri/Scott Lobdell/Fabian Nicieza era? Continue reading


courtesy Entertainment Weekly, photo by Michael Muller

courtesy Entertainment Weekly, photo by Michael Muller

The mutant Apocalypse is coming and it looks like it jumped right out of the comic book.

Fans are seeing a first look at the new mutants of X-Men: Apocalypse courtesy Entertainment Weekly.

Oscar Issac as the titular villain, Olivia Munn as Psylocke and Michael Fassbender as Magneto grace the ominous cover of the upcoming issue.

Inside we see more of Isaac, Munn and Alexandra Shipp playing a younger version of Storm sporting her mohawk plus Evan Peters who will reprise his role as Quicksilver.

The Comic-Con trailer revealed young Storm, Psylocke, Angel aka Archangel and Magneto will be the Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. Continue reading


Chewbacca #1 courtesy Marvel

Chewbacca #1 courtesy Marvel

Han Solo’s co-pilot gets the spotlight in his own comic book series and he’s getting his own new sidekick.

It was all part of the huge news for Star Wars and Chewie fans during Comic-Con. The other was seeing Peter Mayhew in and out of costume in a new Star Wars: The Force Awakens reel.

Marvel announced a Star Wars:  Chewbacca limited series by Gerry Duggan and Phil Noto. Chewbacca crash lands on a strange new planet for his own adventure and make new allies while dodging the Empire.

Duggan describes the co-star of Chewie’s solo series: Continue reading


Fantastic Four courtesy Fox via Twitter

Fantastic Four courtesy Fox via Twitter

The final trailer for the Fantastic Four is here.

Fox is rebooting the story based on Marvel’s original First Family.

Watch a flashback to young Reed Richards and a preview of the team’s epic battle with Doctor Doom.

Miles Teller is Reed, Kate Mara is Susan, Michael B. Jordan is Johnny, Jamie Bell is Ben and Toby Kebbell is Doom.

There are definite curves from comics canon including the origin of journey that turns these extraordinary young people into Fantastic heroes.

Watch and enjoy: Continue reading