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Aug 06 2014

Top 10: Marvel Comic Book Movies

We rank our favourite movies based on Marvel properties, putting aside studio divides and anti-mutant sentiments. Prepare for controversial choices and fights on the discussion boards. With Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel marks its tenth film since 2008 under the Marvel Cinematic Universe banner, a cohesive set of films that stand up individually but interconnect …

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Nov 11 2013

‘Thor: The Dark World’ dominates global box office with $327 million

With Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World opening in the US to an estimated $US86.1 million according to studio estimates, the character has put the hammer down and smashed through the competition. This figure exceeds the original Thor‘s opening take by 31%, buoyed by the legions of fans who have flocked to the franchise with The …

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Nov 03 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 77 – Thor: The Dark World

In this issue, DC Entertainment moves to California. Let’s hope the airline loses the New 52 in transit. THEN It’s the trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, because time travel has worked out so well for Marvel lately. PLUS all the latest news and reviews and our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Thor: The Dark …

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Nov 02 2013

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ plans crossover with ‘Thor: The Dark World’

Marvel’s official episode description for  upcoming episode “The Well” confirms that TV’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will reflect the events of the blockbuster Thor: The Dark World. Already out in Australia and around the world, the episode will air in the US on November 19 to tie in with the November 8 there. Another little factoid …

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Oct 28 2013

Film Review: Thor: The Dark World

The latest Marvel film pushes the boundaries of their growing universe, determined to turn mainstream cinema audiences into comic buffs. If Iron Man 3 was about escalating the Marvel Cinematic Universe beyond even the dizzying heights of The Avengers, then Thor: The Dark World is about expanding that landscape. The original Thor was perhaps the …

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Sep 23 2013

Behind the Panels Issue 73 – S.H.I.E.L.D.

In this issue, AMC announces a Walking Dead spin-off. Oh, good: a series that doesn’t feel the need to follow the comic book. Warner has also announced that DC Entertainment will be the backbone of their release calendar. We guess that makes Ben Affleck the hairpiece. THEN Joss Whedon rewrites parts of Thor: The Dark World. We’re …

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Sep 19 2013

Joss Whedon rewrote parts of ‘Thor: The Dark World’

According to SFX Magazine, Joss Whedon has been parachuted in from his bunker aboard a Helicarrier to rewrite some of the troublesome scenes from Thor: The Dark World. The incredibly busy writer/director of the forthcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron and next week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. proves the old adage ‘once a script doctor, always a …

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Sep 18 2013

‘Thor: The Dark World’ screens early in Australia and New Zealand

Australian and New Zealand Marvel fans have even more reasons to rejoice, not to mention bragging to their North American cousins! We won’t have to wait until the 31st October to see the next instalment of Thor: The Dark World as Marvel Studios, Event and Village Cinemas will host exclusive advance preview screenings the night prior …

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Sep 06 2013

Two new posters for ‘Thor: The Dark World’

Disney has released a deuce of posters for the upcoming Thor: The Dark World as we start getting incredibly close to the October release of the Thor sequel around the world. It’s also the second part of Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the first sign that things will be getting quite cosmic …

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Aug 27 2013

Two new international character posters for ‘Thor: The Dark World’

We’re getting very close to the release of the next Marvel Studios film, Thor: The Dark World. As such, we’re going to start seeing some new bits and pieces from the House of Mouse. Hitting the web today are two international posters featuring the male leads. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, …

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Aug 21 2013

Watch a new featurette from ‘Thor: The Dark World’ online, Thor and Asgard coming to Disneyland

Last night, we were lucky enough to be invited to a theatrical screening of selected Iron Man 3 DVD and Blu-ray bonus features. In addition to the Marvel One-Shot short film Agent Carter, we were presented with a brief behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Thor: The Dark World  film. That featurette is now online. It’s a very …

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