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International Trailer For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Contains A Sliver Of New Footage

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2017 marks a defining year for the Marvel Cinematic Universe in that over the next twelve months, moviegoers will be welcoming not one, or two, but three new additions to the company’s lucrative McU. The first is, of course, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, James Gunn’s galactic sequel that will be followed in quick succession by Spider-Man: Homecoming and the Taika Waititi-directed Thor: Ragnarok.

Barring any unforeseen calamities, 2017 has all the makings of another tour de force for Marvel Studios and James Gunn’s interstellar travelers, once considered the scrappy underdogs of the McU, will be back with a bang in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. How do we know? Well, for one, lead star Chris Pratt believes Guardians 2 has a chance of becoming the “biggest spectacle movie of all-time.” A bullish claim, no doubt, but if you still find yourself propped on the fence, the »

- Michael Briers

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The Week in Spandex – Logan, Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Black Adam, Hellboy 3 and more

21 January 2017 9:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Logan, Deadpool 2, Gambit, Avengers: Infinity War, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Animated Spider-Man, Inhumans, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Defenders, Daredevil, Wonder Woman, The Batman, Justice League, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Shazam, Suicide Squad, Gotham, Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow, Powerless, The Lego Batman Movie, Justice League Dark, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, Hellboy 3 and more…

There’s less than six weeks to go until the 2017 Superhero Season gets underway with the release of Logan, and 20th Century Fox delivered a treat this week by unveiling the second trailer for Hugh Jackman’s X-Men swansong; be sure to watch (or rather rewatch!) the new trailer here, and check out the thoughts of our writing team in the latest Flickering Myth Reaction here. Meanwhile, Fox also released a new poster along with several images featuring Jackman, »

- Gary Collinson

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Movie News: Tom Hardy Recommends Christopher Nolan to Direct James Bond; 'Thor: Ragnarok' Likes Big Pumpkins (Photo)

17 January 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

James Bond: Tom Hardy (Inception, above), rumored to be the next James Bond, declined to talk about that possibility in a new interview, but he endorsed Christopher Nolan as director: "What a fantastic director for a Bond movie. … when you mention someone like Christopher Nolan, that’s a very powerful figure to bring into that world who could bring something new and create something profound -- again." [The Daily Beast]      Fact: Asgardians love pumpkins and gourds. #GourdofThunder #ForAsgourd #GourdiansoftheGalaxy #PensiveActing #ExpensiveActing #DeepInThort Photo by Darryl Jacobsen A photo posted by Taika Waititi (@taikawaititi) on Jan 13, 2017 at 6:47am Pst Thor: Ragnarok: Director Taika Waititi shared...

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Thor Plans a Feast for His Roommate in Team Thor 2 Photo

16 January 2017 12:11 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

This year, we may have a shot at seeing the first truly great Thor movie with Thor: Ragnarok. That movie sadly won't be dropping until November, so we still have some time to wait. Fortunately for Marvel fans, we are going to be getting a new adventure featuring Chris Hemsworth as the God of Thunder before then in the form of Team Thor: Part 2. Now, director Taika Waititi has given us a little tease of the upcoming short.

For those who may not know or may need a little refresher, Team Thor surfaced online last year after first debuting at San Diego Comic-Con. The short featured Thor and his human roommate Darryl, showing what he was up to during the events of Captain America: Civil War. The short was directed by Thor: Ragnarok helmer Taika Waititi and it was recently confirmed that another installment of Team Thor will be »

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Thor: Ragnarok director shares Darryl Jacobson’s Thor photo

16 January 2017 4:58 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has taken to Instagram to share a candid photo of Thor Odinson, taken by his New Zealand roommate Darryl Jacobson! Waititi posted the image, complete with the caption “Fact: Asgardians love pumpkins and gourds. #GourdofThunder #ForAsgourd #GourdiansoftheGalaxy #PensiveActing #ExpensiveActing #DeepInThort”…

We got our first glimpse of Darryl Jacobson with the special Comic-Con mockumentary last year [watch it here], and he’s set to return for Team Thor: Part 2 as a special bonus feature on the Doctor Strange Blu-ray release.

In Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him »

- Gary Collinson

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Sundance ’17: Nine Indigenous-Made Films Premiere

15 January 2017 12:58 AM, PST | Sydney's Buzz | See recent Sydney's Buzz news »

Rooted in the recognition of the rich storytelling cultures and inherent sovereignty of Native American nations, Sundance Institute has held a commitment to Native artists since its founding. Mandated by our Founder Robert Redford, the Institute has nurtured and supported Native filmmakers going back to a time when almost none existed. Since then, the Institute has supported three generations of Native filmmakers, creating a global community and providing a space for that community with the Native Program and a gathering place at the Sundance Film Festival. Today, there are more Native filmmakers working than ever before, and the Institute is bringing forward a fourth generation of Native filmmakers and solidifying a pipeline of artists whose voices will have an important impact on American and global cinema and culture.

In the spirit of this support, we’re highlighting the titles of the Indigenous-made films that will be premiering at the 2017 Sundance »

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Win ‘Hunt For The Wilderpeople’ on DVD

13 January 2017 4:26 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Coming to DVD on Monday 16th January is 2015’s break-out hit Hunt For The Wilderpeople, and to coincide with the release we have three copies of the film to give away on DVD.

Ricky, a defiant young city kid, finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush after a series of misadventures befall the unlikely duo. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together in this hilarious and heartfelt adventure.

Based on the book Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump, the film is written and directed by famed indie auteur Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows, Thor: Ragnarok) and stars Sam Neill (The Daughter, Long Way Down) and introduces rising star Julian Dennison.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople is the highest-grossing locally-produced film of all time and smashed box office records »

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The Best Coming of Age Films

13 January 2017 4:17 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

‘The age or occasion when one formally becomes an adult’ – Coming of age is the often dramatic, challenging or amusing journey to adulthood.  A ‘rite of passage’ that everyone undergoes in their own unique, comical and momentous way;

Unfortunately, we can never again experience the triumphs and failures of growing up, reaching adulthood and gaining responsibility. A coming of age movie, however, provides the closest opportunity for us to relive this experience. The variety in the genre is quite notable; there are comedies, dramas, romance and many others.  So what makes this genre so popular? Perhaps it’s the use of lovable adolescent characters. Or the humorous and endearing storylines filled with excitement, hope, fear and discovery. Or is it because we can all somehow relate to these experiences and the genre provides an emotional, nostalgic and amusing opportunity to reminisce?

In celebration of the release of Kiwi legend Taika Waititi’s new film, »

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Rotten Tomatoes Announces 2016 Golden Tomato Award-Winning Films and TV Shows

12 January 2017 12:03 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Rotten Tomatoes, the online aggregator of professional movie and TV reviews, announced today the annual Golden Tomato Award winners for the best-reviewed movies and television shows of 2016. The winners are determined using the film or TV shows’ Tomatometer scores as of December 31, 2016, and the number of professional reviews published for any given work. The Disney animated film “Zootopia” was the best reviewed wide-release film of the year while Taika Waititi’s “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” was the best reviewed limited release film of the year.

Read More: Why Are ‘Zootopia’ Fans So Angry About Critics Ruining the Movie’s Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Score?

“We’re always excited to share the best-reviewed movies and TV shows of the year, and this year’s Golden Tomatoes are going to some spectacular work,” said Rotten Tomatoes Editor-in-Chief Matt Atchity. “The critics raved about ‘Zootopia,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Atlanta’ and ‘Oj: Made in America, »

- Vikram Murthi

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Flickering Myth’s most anticipated movies of 2017

12 January 2017 7:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Flickering Myth get excited for the year ahead of us…

After a fairly below-average year at the cinema last year, we here at Flickering Myth are feeling rather hopeful for 2017. There are some fantastic films lined up; including a load of comic book movies, the return of Christopher Nolan and King Kong, a new Alien film and a War for the Planet of the Apes. There’s even a new Blade Runner film! Wait… King Kong, Alien, Planet of the Apes, Blade Runner… are we sure this isn’t 1987?..

Twenty-one of our writers voted for a whopping forty-seven movies, with a very tight final top ten. Last year Captain America: Civil War topped our most anticipated movies beating out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Deadpool and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It’s probably fair to say that at least three of those movies delivered, but we’ll let you decide which ones. »

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Tom Hiddleston teases Doctor Strange’s role in Thor: Ragnarok

10 January 2017 1:36 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We recently got a new synopsis and behind the scenes image for the upcoming Marvel sequel Thor: Ragnarok, and now Tom Hiddleston has spoken out regarding news that Doctor Strange will be making an appearance in the film.

Speaking to MTV, Loki himself was playing pretty coy with major details, but Hiddleston did provide his general thoughts about the state of play.

Doctor Strange has very intensely cerebral, time-bending powers,” said Hiddleston. “At the end of Thor: The Dark World, Loki’s on the throne. What happened to Odin? So maybe Doctor Strange has to help out with that particular conundrum…”

So perhaps a clashing of minds between Loki and Strange could be on the cards – a meeting that is sure to rally excitement. We will have to wait for more details of course but Flickering Myth will be sure to keep you updated when future news drops.

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Chris Hemsworth Talks Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, And Star Trek 4

10 January 2017 7:23 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

MTV caught up with Chris Hemsworth on the red carpet of this year's Golden Globes and got some updates about each of his upcoming movies. First up was Thor: Ragnarok, and while the interviewer failed to ask about the recent confirmation that the God of Thunder will indeed battle The Hulk, the actor had nothing but good things to say about director Taika Waititi. "It was one of the best experiences I've had, he's incredible. If you've seen any of his films, they give you an indication of the tone of what this is going to be, which is very different to what we've seen before." As for Avengers: Infinity War, Hemsworth was unable to reveal anything new about the movie due to the fact that he still hasn't seen a script despite heading to set soon! Asked what that feels like, he admitted that it is "a little nerve-racking a couple weeks out. »

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Tom Hiddleston Teases Doctor Strange’s Key Role In Thor: Ragnarok

9 January 2017 12:24 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

During Doctor Strange‘s mid-credits scene, Chris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder made a surprise appearance to ask for help. Directed by Taika Waititi, it was clear that it was setting up something for Thor: Ragnarok, but we could only really hazard a guess as to what that might be (even after the Sorcerer Supreme’s return was confirmed).

Ahead of his win at the Golden Globes last night, Tom Hiddleston was asked to weigh on Doctor Strange making his presence felt in the next Thor film and confirmed that the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch will be helping the two Asgardians track down Odin after Loki took his place at the end of Thor: The Dark World.

Doctor Strange has intensely cerebral time-bending powers. At the end of Thor: The Dark World, Loki’s on the throne…what happened to Odin? So, maybe Doctor Strange has to help out with that particular conundrum. »

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Doctor Strange Will Help Answer One Big Question in Thor 3

9 January 2017 11:18 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

This year, Marvel Studios is going to be releasing three movies for the first time ever. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is coming in May, with Spider-Man: Homecoming swinging into a theater near you later this summer. Then in November, we get Thor: Ragnarok. While the other movies in the standalone Thor franchise haven't exactly been the best the Marvel Cinematic Universe has to offer, this third installment is looking like it could be, shall we say magical? Because Doctor Strange is going to be in it. And now we have some details about how he is going to fit into the story.

MTV News caught up with Tom Hiddleson, who plays Loki in the McU, at The Golden Globes last night, and even though he was there as a nominee for his role in The Night Manager, Josh Horowitz did get him to talk a bit about Benedict Cumberbatch »

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Does Having The Hulk vs Thor Fight In Ragnarok Described As A Classic Matchup Make You Feel Giddy?

9 January 2017 6:43 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

With director Taika Waititi describing the fights in Thor: Ragnarok as having a classic feel, it looks as if we'll be getting something akin to their brief dust-up in the first Avengers film on the Helicarrier.  Only this time, they'll be in an arena filled with bloodthirsty alien spectators.  Oh, and the Odinson won't have Mjölnir at his side as confirmed by the new synopsis for the film, recently released by Marvel.   "I like it when characters have to deal with their biggest test," said Waititi on Thor's perilous journey.  "It feels like a classic matchup where you go, ‘Who else can we put in this? Let’s put in the Hulk!’ It’s like kids in the sand pit, throwing everything in." It seems like while Thor is away, Heimdall and the rest of Asgard will be under attack from Cate Blanchett's Hela, who the director describes as »

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Win Hunt For The Wilderpeople DVD and poster

9 January 2017 12:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

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To mark the release of Hunt for The Wilderpeople on 16th January, we’ve been given 5 copies to give away on DVD, along with 5 Hunt For The Wilderpeople posters.

Ricky, a defiant young city kid, finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush after a series of misadventures befall the unlikely duo. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together in this hilarious and heartfelt adventure.

Based on the book Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump, the film is written and directed by famed indie auteur Taika Waititi (What we do in the Shadows, Thor: Ragnarax) and stars Sam Neill (The Daughter, Long Way Down) and introduces rising star Julian Dennison.

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The Week in Spandex – Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok, Moon Knight, The Punisher, Logan, The New Mutants, Justice League, Wonder Woman, The Batman and more

7 January 2017 4:45 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Amazing Spider-Man 3, Thor: Ragnarok, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Moon Knight, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, Hawkeye, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Punisher, Captain America: Civil War, Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6, Spider-Man, Big Hero 6: The Series, Logan, Deadpool/Wolverine, X-Men: The New Mutants, Legion, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, The Batman, Superman, The Flash, Shazam, Gotham, Supergirl, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Powerless, The Lego Batman Movie, Batman Forever, Extreme Universe and more…

Hello and welcome to the first Week in Spandex of 2017! This year is shaping up to be another huge year for superhero movies, and we’ll kick things off this week with the Marvel Cinematic Universe and its upcoming solo reboot for the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, with Marvel releasing a brief promo video for Spider-Man: Homecoming, »

- Gary Collinson

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Cover Art, Deleted Scenes, And Special Features For Doctor Strange Blu-Ray Revealed

6 January 2017 3:19 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

There have been a lot of rumors and rumblings about the upcoming release of Doctor Strange on Digital HD and Blu-ray over the past week or so, but official details have finally been revealed by Marvel and Disney today. The second Phase 3 release will hit Digital HD on February 14th, while physical copies go on sale on the 28th as previously reported.

In terms of special features, there’s a lot to look forward to, including a Director’s Commentary from Scott Derrickson and the second part of Taika Waititi’s Team Thor mockumentary. The rest of the featurettes are pretty standard, though most exciting is a look ahead at the rest of Marvel’s Phase 3 slate, including movies like Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War.

You can check out the full list below:

Featurettes:

“A Strange Transformation” — shows how the filmmakers adapted the trippy comic character “Strange Company” — the »

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More "Thor: Ragnarok" and "Planet Hulk'

6 January 2017 2:16 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Marvel Studios have released an official synopsis for director Taika Waititi's "Thor" feature, "Thor: Ragnarok", loosely based on Marvel Comics' "Planet Hulk" storyline, showcasing 'Bruce Banner' aka 'Hulk' as a gladiator on the planet 'Sakaar':

"...in Marvel Studios' 'Thor: Ragnarok', 'Thor' is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to 'Asgard' to stop 'Ragnarok' — the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization — at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless 'Hela'. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger — the 'Incredible Hulk'..."

Thor: Ragnarok is directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.

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Superhero Buzz: First Look at 'Thor: Ragnarok,' Plus: 'Spider-Man' and 'Black Panther' News

6 January 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

With Doctor Strange successfully launched, Marvel can now return its attention to teasing its upcoming slate. which is actually quite diverse as far as superhero movies go. In the first tease, we have our first official look at Thor: Ragnarok (above). Rather than a production still, it's a photo from behind the scenes, featuring director Taika Waititi and star Chris Hemsworth (aka Thor), which is an interesting choice. Marvel previously shared an off-the-wall video that explained why Thor wasn't in Captain America: Civil War; more recently, Waititi shared a behind-the-scenes video from the first day of production in October Given Waititi's resume as a filmmaker who knows how to blend humor with heart -- see, for example, last year's excellent Hunt for the...

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