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Jul 15 2015

Film Review: Ant-Man

The last film in the second phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe carries a lot of weight on its tiny shoulders, even if we aren’t entirely sure if ants have shoulders.  When it comes to things that are certain in life, death and taxes have recently seen Marvel Studios box office success join them as a roommate. …

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Jul 06 2015

Marvel places smallest hero on Australia’s big things for ‘Ant-Man’ promo

It was inevitable. Australian marketing for ANT-MAN has already seen some very tiny billboards going up around the country, and now they are going slightly bigger. Taking advantage of the local running joke around Australia’s big things, a series of novelty roadside attractions that are essentially tourist traps,  they have used the same theme as the …

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Jun 30 2015

Watch ‘Ant-Man’ shrink in a new extended clip

Following the red carpet premiere of ANT-MAN in Los Angeles, Marvel has released a new clip from the forthcoming film. It depicts Scott Lang (played by Paul Rudd) shrinking in detail for the first time, showcasing the primary effect of the film. Seemingly thrown in at the deep end by the disembodied voice of Hank Pym …

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Jun 30 2015

Sequel officially titled ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

If you’ve tried to swing a cat on the Interwebs today, chances are that you’ve not managed to do so without hitting the news that writer/director James Gunn’s sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy will be officially titled GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: VOL. 2. The title was announced when Marvel producer Kevin Feige jumped the …

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Jun 24 2015

Tom Holland is the new Spider-Man, Jon Watts to direct

After much Interweb speculation, Marvel and Sony Pictures have officially announced that the new Peter Parker/Spider-Man is the young actor TOM HOLLAND. He will be directed in the next Spider-Man film in 2017 by JON WATTS, who recently made a splash at Sundance with Cop Car. The press release goes on to say that it …

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Jun 10 2015

Jon Bernthal joins ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ Season 2 as Frank Castle/The Punisher

Marvel.com has officially announced that The Walking Dead and The Wolf of Wall Street star Jon Bernthal will be joining the cast of Marvel’s DAREDEVIL for the 2016 season. He will be playing Frank Castle (aka The Punisher), putting to bed years of rumours of what the studio would be doing with the character since the …

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May 26 2015

New photos from ‘Ant-Man’ show it’s a small world after all

Empire Magazine has given us a look at the latest pics from the upcoming ANT-MAN film, the next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily and Michael Douglas, and is set for release in a little less than two months. The three photos mostly focus on the miniaturisation aspects of the …

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May 08 2015

‘Captain America: Civil War’ begins production, adds synopsis and cast

Marvel reports that production has begun on CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, giving us a synopsis of the plot along with a full cast list, including the addition of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man and the return of William Hurt as General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt Ross”. This marks his first return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe since …

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Apr 28 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 139 – Avengers: Age of Ultron

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 139, the comic book show tried to assemble, but couldn’t find the Allen key. In this issue, Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight series. The only question is which Frank Miller is returning? ALSO everything is awesome as Phil Lord and Chris Miller are announced to direct a brand-new animated …

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Apr 22 2015

Film Review: Avengers – Age of Ultron

The sequel to be most successful comic book film ever takes everything up several notches, and can barely keep it all inside. The coming together of geek god king Joss Whedon and the world of cinematic comic bookery was enough to make even the most cynical fan reach for his or her swooning couch, and the box …

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Apr 21 2015

Marvel confirms Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve as ‘Captain Marvel’ writers

Marvel has now officially confirmed that writers Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve will pen CAPTAIN MARVEL, the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It will mark the first time that an all-female writing team has been behind one of Marvel’s flagship films. Perlman will be familiar to Marvel fans as the co-writer of last year’s …

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