After their double header of awesome in 2014 Marvel came back in 2015 with Avengers Age of Ultron and Ant-Man, two of their most troubled productions. How do they hold up and show the way for what is to come?
During an interview at the Tribeca Film Festival yesterday with the current Bruce Banner/Incredible Hulk, Mark Ruffalo, Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon got a bit confessional about his experience on the Marvel mega-sequel, per Variety: “I think that did a disservice to the movie and the studio and to myself,” Whedon […]
Since we’re all giddy over the Marvel Cinematic Universe today, the Amazon Exclusive Marvel Phase Two boxed set drops on Tuesday, December 8, with all new bonus content, film replicas and more. And each film has a new custom disc sleeve from artist Matt Ferguson. Before you get to the art here’s whats $199 buys you:
[I wrote this the Monday after the movie opened, then forgot it was in my drafts folder. Since it’s doubled the Chinese box office of the first film in one week, and has yet to open in Japan, it looks like it might hit $1 Billion overseas. But not $450 Million in the U.S. Anyway, […]
While the second biggest opening weekend in domestic cinema history doesn’t seem like painfully coming up short, Avengers Age of Ultron failing to beat The Avengers for opening weekend gross seems to have shocked many people. Personally I blame Floyd Mayweather, as he should be blamed and punished for all the world’s ills, but Vulture’s […]
Avengers: Age of Ultron had a huge opening weekend domestically—$187.7 million, huge but still only the second biggest opening of all time. Luckily for Joss Whedon, the record is still held by the original Avengers movie which opened with $207.4 mil in 2012. While A:AOU is doing very well, the numbers for the weekend were […]
The press parade hasn’t slowed down for the Avengers: Age of Ultron cast, but the end is nigh. Jeremy Renner, he plays that Hawk Guy character that chums around the Avengers while they save the world and stuff, was on Jimmy Fallon’s talk show last night. Renner sang a catchy Ed Sheeran parody that expressed the true essence […]
A common comment often heard around the con floor is “Why doesn’t Marvel Studios do more to promote the COMICS with all those movies?” Some would think that seeing the Avengers on every product and website and TV show known to humankind would be a lot of promotion, but let’s take that complaint for what […]
With the new Avengers movie looming, Comics Beat comes up with new ways for Marvel and Disney to merge at the Happiest Place on Earth.
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