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Q&A: Chris Hemsworth of Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

2 October 2015 4:22 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Thor speaks! Chris Hemsworth discusses Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron!

With today's release of Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron on Digital HD (including Disney Movies Anywhere), DVD, and Blu-ray, actor Chris Hemsworth– who plays Thor in the movie – recently sat down to discuss his thoughts on the action-packed adventure. Hemsworth's Thor joins Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to combat Ultron (James Spader), who is on a mission to destroy mankind.

What’s new about your characters in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Chris Hemsworth: In Age Of Ultron, we see a more grounded, earthly version of Thor than we have in the past. It is nice because there are a few more opportunities to showcase some humor and see him in some casual gear »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Victor Medina)

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Scarlett Johansson discusses Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

2 October 2015 3:36 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Black Widow speaks! Check out this Q&A with Scarlett Johansson from Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron!

Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron is out now on Digital HD, and is about to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on October 2. In anticipation of the Blu-ray release, Scarlett Johansson, who plays Black Widow in the film, discussed her role and her character's place among the Avengers, who include Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) – alongside Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) –as they battle Ultron (James Spader). Check out the following Q&A:

How would you describe The Avengers at the beginning of Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron? And how has the world changed since the first movie?

Scarlett Johansson: It really is business as usual at the beginning of the film, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Victor Medina)

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2 October 2015 8:51 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »


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Scarlett Johansson & Husband Romain Dauriac Celebrate 1st Wedding Anniversary—See Their Cutest Pics!

1 October 2015 3:28 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Happy first anniversary to Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac! The 30-year-old bombshell actress and Avengers star and her French husband married in a super-private wedding ceremony at a ranch in Montana on Oct. 1, 2014. The two, parents of a baby girl, were introduced by their friend and tattoo artist, Fuzi Uvtpk, and started dating in late 2012. They got engaged less than a year later. Johansson revealed on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last month that while she has been learning French, she prefers to speak English because it helps her win arguments with her husband. "When you're in a relationship with somebody you want to speak »

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Spider-Man ‘Belongs’ in Marvel Universe, Says Kevin Feige

1 October 2015 11:16 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige said that Spider-Man serves a “great purpose” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe during a Q&A panel to promote “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and its Blu-ray release.

“I think Spider-Man can serve great purpose in our universe and that’s where he belongs,” said Feige. “That was what was unique about him in the comics was not that he was the only superhero in the world; it’s that he was a totally different kind of superhero when compared against all the other ones in the Marvel universe at the time.”

Sony will partner up with Marvel to bring the studio’s flagship superhero, portrayed by Tom Holland, to the upcoming “Captain America: Civil War” next year. This Spidey appearance will introduce Holland to audiences before his standalone debut as the web-slinger in July, 2017.

Since the Marvel-Sony deal became official in February, Feige said that »

- Mannie Holmes

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Kevin Feige says Captain America: Civil War is “Cap’s story”

1 October 2015 7:47 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With its rather large roster of characters, many worry that Captain America: Civil War will make the titular character a secondary player in his own movie. Despite making claims about this not being the case already, Kevin Feige has reiterated that Captain America: Civil War is a Captain America movie.

“It is very much Cap’s story,” Feige told guests at an Avengers: Age of Ultron home entertainment release party. “It’s very much a sequel to The Winter Soldier. As that conflict builds, it is represented as a conflict between Cap and Tony.”

“There’s a lot of characters in The Winter Soldier, but it still felt like a very singular and relatively simple thrill ride,” he adds. “Cap, in Civil War, follows very much that same way. That something that we pride ourselves on. Our screenwriters — Chris Markus and Stephen McFeely — are excellent at giving each character just enough. »

- Luke Owen

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Tom Hanks Ponders Life's Biggest Questions With Stephen Colbert

1 October 2015 6:20 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Tom Hanks stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Wednesday and ended up getting deep . . . real deep. After Stephen admitted that he sometimes likes to mull over life's biggest questions, he called on the actor to take part in a segment called Big Questions With Even Bigger Stars. The two then lay on a picnic blanket in the grass, took in the "scenery," and dove right into some of the biggest mysteries that plague us all. "What would you do with a time machine?" Stephen asked. Tom hilariously responded, "What would anyone do with a time machine? Go back in time and hold myself as a baby." Watch the hilarious clip above, and then check out Stephen reflecting on life with Scarlett Johansson. »

- Caitlin Hacker

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Trailer Trashin’: An Animated Classic Comes to Life in The Jungle Book Teaser Trailer

1 October 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

It’s almost October, dear readers, and that means prestige movie season is just around the corner. But it also means that we’re going to be getting trailers for more of next year’s big movies. And this week’s installment of Trailer Trashin’ is just that, with our first look at Disney’s The Jungle Book.

Premise: The orphan boy Mowgli (Neel Sethi) grows up in the Indian jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, the bear Baloo (voice of Bill Murray), and the black panther Bagheera (voice of Ben Kingsley).

My take: The Jungle Book (1967) holds a special place in the Disney animated canon, being the final animated film to be in production while Walt Disney was alive, and the first to be released following his death. And in the last five years, Disney has found quite a bit of success with live-action remakes of its animated classics. »

- Timothy Monforton

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Here's How 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Was Supposed to End

30 September 2015 1:13 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Long before Avengers: Age of Ultron hit theaters, there were rumors that the Marvel Phase Two sequel would introduce Captain Marvel, although the character had not been cast yet. Just a few weeks before the release, producer Kevin Feige confirmed that Captain Marvel was in fact in an earlier version of the script, but they felt the time wasn't right to introduce her yet. If the studio had gone forward with introducing Carol Danvers, she would have appeared at the very end, in a scene where fans first meet the new Avengers, but executive producer Jeremy Latcham offered some more context as to why that didn't happen, during a Q&A session attended by Collider. He explains what the original ending should have been.

"In really early development there was a notion of there'd be a ton of new people. And then it was like, 'Well we haven't really introduced them, »

- MovieWeb

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Watch Rian Johnson Discuss His Adoration for Jonathan Glazer’s ‘Under the Skin’

30 September 2015 12:27 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

In naming Under the Skin the second-best film of the decade thus far, we said, “Scarlett Johansson has never been better than in Jonathan Glazer‘s visual monster of a film, playing an alien huntress praying on Scottish locals. Deliberately paced and pointedly told, Under The Skin feels like exactly the film Glazer set out to make; a singular vision with a delicate touch filtered through a sci-fi genre narrative. Brilliant from start to finish.”

It looks like we’re not alone in our affection for the film as writer-director Rian Johnson, who has talked with both Christopher Nolan and Terry Gilliam about his love for science-fiction, came to BFI to introduce the film, and now it’s available online. The director of Looper and perhaps a little Star Wars film you’ve heard about talks about being “knocked out” by the film and compares it to few other experiences. »

- Leonard Pearce

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Watch: Rian Johnson Gushes Over 'Under the Skin'

30 September 2015 10:37 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Rian Johnson sits down with Damon Wise at a recent British Film Institute screening to share his admiration of Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin," the Scarlett Johansson-starring, succubus-among-us art film that took us all by storm last year. Johnson talks about the visuals, editing, score and Johansson's performance as an alien who's having an unsettlingly human experience on Earth. "It's an all-timer, one of a few modern movies in the pantheon for me." Read More: Rian Johnson to Write and Direct Next "Star Wars" Films »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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Why Avengers: Age Of Ultron Didn't Introduce More New Comic Characters

30 September 2015 9:22 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

"Avengers? Assemble." Ok, so the quote got cut off as Joss Whedon brought his Avengers: Age of Ultron to a close, but the sentiment was there. Captain America (Chris Evans) looked out over his new team, which included Vision (Paul Bettany), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson). But that now-famous scene was supposed to have a Lot more Marvel faces in it, and we.re finally finding out why the studio pulled back at the last minute.   We have reported in the past that Captain Marvel and Quicksilver were options for the revamped roster at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron. During a recent Blu-ray event held on behalf of Age of Ultron, though, Marvel Studios exec Jeremy Latcham said (via Collider) that the plan was always supposed to be bigger. then explained why it wasn.t. He said: »

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New international trailer for The Jungle Book

30 September 2015 6:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Disney has debuted a new international trailer for director Jon Favreau’s upcoming live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book, which we have for you below…

See Also: First trailer for The Jungle Book

Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he’s ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery, guided by panther-turned-stern mentor Bagheera (voice of Ben Kingsley), and the free-spirited bear Baloo (voice of Bill Murray). Along the way, »

- Gary Collinson

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25 great directors working outside mainstream cinema

30 September 2015 2:39 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Meet some of the best directors working today, who haven't gone down the blockbuster movie route...

Ever find it a bit lame when the same big name directors get kicked around for every high profile project? Christopher Nolan, Jj Abrams, maybe the Russo Brothers? With so much focus on blockbuster films these days, getting a major franchise job seems like the main acknowledgement of success for a filmmaker. And yes, both the financial and creative rewards can be great. But there are plenty of other directors out there, doing their own thing, from art house auteurs to Dtv action specialists.

Here are 25 examples.

Lee Hardcastle

Even if you don’t know his name, you’ve probably seen Lee Hardcastle’s ultraviolent claymations shared on social media. He first started getting noticed for his two-minute remake of The Thing, starring the famous stop motion penguin Pingu. Far from just a cheap one-joke mash-up, »

- simonbrew

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Scarlett Johansson and Her Husband Link Arms in the Big Apple

29 September 2015 9:59 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Scarlett Johansson stepped out with her husband, Romain Dauriac, on Monday afternoon. The couple kept things casual in workout clothes and linked arms, while strolling around the streets of New York City. Earlier this month, Scarlett walked the red carpet at the NYC premiere of He Named Me Malala and got deep during an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. But we haven't seen much of Scarlett and Romain together since she showed off her postbaby body back in October, which was coincidentally, the same month that the duo secretly tied the knot. Read on to see more photos from the pair's day out, then check out Scarlett's amazing evolution. »

- Monica Sisavat

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Watch: New International Trailer for Jon Favreau's 'The Jungle Book'

29 September 2015 4:45 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Disney recently debuted a brand new Russian teaser trailer for Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book, which was initially teased for the first time a few weeks ago. This new adventure features a real human Mowgli, played by Neel Sethi, but all of the animals are created in the computer, though they look very lifelike. Additional well-known actors voice the various animals, including Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Walken and Scarlett Johansson. There's a few impressive shots of additional footage in this trailer, otherwise we're going to have to keep waiting as they finish rendering more of the CGI leading up to its release next spring. Enjoy! Here's the new international trailer for Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book, found via ComingSoon: For more updates, follow @DisneyStudios or as always you can follow Favreau's account @Jon_Favreau. The Jungle Book is directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens, Elf, »

- Alex Billington

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New VOD and Digital Releases, Plus: Get 'Dope' Delivered to Your Home

29 September 2015 4:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods Avengers: Age of Ultron (superhero sequel; Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson; premieres 10/2 on cable Mod and Blu-ray/DVD; rated PG-13) Entourage (comedy spin-off of TV show; Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Dillon, Kevin Connolly; rated R) Poltergeist (horror remake; Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Jane Adams; rated...

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- Robert B. DeSalvo

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Avengers: Age of Ultron gets the Honest Trailer treatment

29 September 2015 12:42 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Coinciding with its U.S. home entertainment release, Screen Junkies has given the Honest Trailer treatment to this year’s blockbuster Marvel superhero sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron. Check it out here…

See Also: Marvel releases second Avengers: Age of Ultron gag reel

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Avengers: Age of Ultron sees Joss Whedon directing a cast that includes Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Mark Ruffalo (The Incredible Hulk), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Cobie Smulders (Maria Hill), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Paul Bettany (Jarvis / The Vision), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Quicksilver), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter), Idris Elba (Heimdall), Anthony Mackie (Falcon), James Spader (Ultron), Stellen Skarsgard (Erik Selvig), Thomas Kretschmann (Baron Strucker), Josh Brolin (Thanos), Claudia Kim (Dr. Cho), Andy Serkis (Uylsses Klaw), Henry Goodman (Dr. List), Julie Delpy (Madame »

- Gary Collinson

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Chris Hemsworth and Paul Bettany Kiss in The Avengers: Age of Ultron Gag Reel—Watch Now!

29 September 2015 11:55 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The cast of The Avengers: Age of Ultron might be a composed of a bunch of superheroes, but that can't save them from busting up in laughter when someone makes a mistake—as proven by the film's newest gag reel. Marvel just released the hilarious, minute-long snippet of the blooper video, and not only do we see some bathroom humor, a few F-bombs, a tumble and some good old fashioned fun on set, but it also happens to include one sexy scene…between Chris Hemsworth and Paul Bettany! Yes, at about 30 seconds into the teaser, Thor and Vision go at it—not violently, but rather in a passionate, sexy make out session. Scarlett Johansson appropriately follows the scene yelling, "What the »

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New International Trailer Reveals Some Dazzling Fresh Footage From The Jungle Book

29 September 2015 11:54 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

From the very first images to the debut teaser, Jon Favreau’s live-action update of The Jungle Book appears destined to blow audiences away. Stunning CGI components blend together seamlessly with the shenanigans of young actor Neel Sethi. And that’s before any of the film’s starry vocal cast enter the picture. So if those early promo tidbits left you gasping for more, fear not, as this new international trailer offers plenty of fresh footage.

Mowgli’s jungle jaunt is a familiar tale for most moviegoers, as it’s based on the original Disney outing which was itself an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s stories. Taking that into account, there’s bound to be inevitable familiarities between the two movies. And yet Favreau and his crew seem steadfast in their plans to rejuvenate the source material for new audiences. You might know where it’s headed, but if these previews persist, »

- Gem Seddon

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