Tag: Marvel Movies

Staff Picks for May — Movies

Don’t know what to watch in May? Don’t worry. We can help. Palo Alto! Those Coppola’s know how to spin a good yarn. This is the directorial debut from Gia Coppola (Sophia Coppola’s niece and Francis’ grand-daughter). The imagery looks ethereal/magical, and the storyline dives into teenagers dealing with sex, drugs, and violence. And because,…

News & Things: Hellfighters and Snow Queens

New Book on Black WWII Soldiers Combines History and Entertainment Coming from World War Z author Max Brooks and Uber artist Canaan White, the new graphic novel Harlem Hellfighters follows the black soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment who fought in World War One. Amidst the history of war comics, black and other minority members of the…

Elizabeth Olson as the Scarlet Witch, Marvel Movieverse 2014

News & Things: All The Movie Costumes Ever

Film Pics Offer First Look at Avengers’ Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch Costumes  Leaked shots of Avengers: Age of Ultron filming gives us our first glimpse of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch’s looks in the upcoming movie. Quicksilver’s costume…SIGH. At least he doesn’t look like he’s from a ’90s boy band in this one!  

News & Things: Terry Crews as Luke Cage?

News Kevin Feige talks female-led movies again, still doesn’t announce one will come out Marvel Studio Present Kevin Feige is asked AGAIN about when we’re going to see a female-led movie, and he hems and haws about it.  Black Widow being in movies named after lead guys is totally like her having her own movie,…

News & Things: Days of Future Dirtbags

News Dirtbag Hamlet Totally Rad, Also a Dirtbag Mallory Ortberg and Matt Lubchansky re-imagine Shakespeare’s troubled prince as a skateboarding, bird-flipping douchebag, and it is glorious. “im going to the cemetery to touch skulls” College Could See Funds Cut for Choice of Fun Home A South Carolina university faces massive budget cuts after including Alison Bechdel’s…

News & Things: Wet Hot Ant-Man Summer

News Paul Rudd in Talks for Ant-Man We may have our Hank Pym! Paul Rudd is in early negotiations for Edgar Wright’s long-gestating Ant-Man film. Lauren Faust on Super Best Friends Forever DC Collectibles talks to Faust about her SBFF (“SssBOOFs!”) character designs. 27 Pieces of Denys Cowan Art Missing Original concept art and comic…

News & Things: Mad Science Throwdown

Welcome back to News & Things! Tonight we have the Young Avengers season finale, Rachel Maddow on March, Princess Bubblegum vs. Frankenstein, and more! Read of the Week The Dissolve talks about what Marvel’s shared universe means for movies: “But the longer the MCU continues, the more I’m struck by the sameness of all the…

News & Things: MARVELous Edition

Welcome back to News & Things! We have a new Ms. Marvel! Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and the Defenders are getting new live action shows! Thor and Loki’s bromance! And more! Read of the Week So what does a gal have to do to get into The Comics Journal anyway? Heidi MacDonald breaks it down….

News & Things: Banned Romance

Welcome back to News & Things! Today we’re Hulking out with Firefly, Adventure Time, free Halloween comics, and more! Read of the Week There’s No Excuse For Misogyny In Space Helen O’Hara looks at the treatment of Katee Sackhoff’s character in the new film, Riddick: “This film, more than either previous Riddick effort, feels like…

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