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Becoming Vision Blu-ray featurette for Avengers: Age of Ultron

28 August 2015 9:53 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday we brought you two special features from the Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray releasing focussing on Ultron and the Maximoff twins [see here], and now we have another, which explores Paul Bettany’s transformation into The Vision…

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron is an action-packed adventure that is a must-own, mind-blowing blast! Bring home the year’s biggest adventure with exclusive bonus content. The Digital 3D, HD, & Sd, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray bonus materials include Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Making-of Featurettes, a Gag Reel and Audio Commentary. the 1-Disc DVD will include a Making-of Featurette. Director Joss Whedon has already revealed that there won’t be a director’s cut of Avengers: Age of Ultron on the 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD release.

Avengers: Age of Ultron sees Joss Whedon directing a cast that includes Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth »

- Gary Collinson

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'Avengers 2' Blu-ray Featurettes Spotlight Ultron, Vision and the Twins

27 August 2015 4:24 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Learn more about the behind-the-scenes process of realizing the maniacal Ultron for the big screen in the first of two new featurettes for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, arriving on 3D Digital and Digital HD September 8 and on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Sd and VOD October 2. Stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo discuss what it was like working with James Spader, while we get to see behind-the-scenes footage of the actor in his motion-capture suit. We also hear from Andy Serkis, who not only played Ulysses Klaue in the superhero sequel, but he also served as a consultant for the motion-capture work.

The second Avengers: Age of Ultron preview features more behind-the-scenes footage of James Spader as Ultron, but his motion-capture outfit is just a bit different this time. Later on in the film, Ultron evolves and becomes a much bigger machine, so to compensate for the size difference, »

- MovieWeb

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What were the Ten Best summer releases of 2015?

27 August 2015 1:44 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

We’re in the final days of August, which means that the summer movie season has basically come to an end. As is the case when things wrap up, I like to rank them, and this is no exception. September is right around the corner, so it’s a perfect time too. Below you will see what I feel were the ten best releases during the summer, which I’ve extended to potentially include April and May releases as well, since that’s part of the now expanded season, cinematically speaking. Take a gander, remember that it’s just my opinion here, and as always…I hope you enjoy my list! Here now are what I feel were the best that the summer of 2015 had to offer us: 10. Avengers: Age of Ultron – Perhaps a disappointment to some, this mega sequel still delivered what it promised and was rather satisfying, so »

- Joey Magidson

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Marvel At The Creation Of Ultron In New Featurette For Avengers: Age Of Ultron

27 August 2015 7:23 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Amid the cacophony of visual effects and bombastic action in Avengers: Age of Ultron, one of the more impressive feats was rendering a realistic and indeed formidable version of the title big bad to lock horns with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Part and parcel of that achievement comes down to the gravitas of James Spader and his dulcet tones, but as today’s new featurette reveals, there was also a chunk of CG-intensive work to do before the power-mongering AI could walk onto the screen as a compelling villain.

Releasing in anticipation of the sequel’s Blu-Ray launch at the beginning of October, the clip gives fans a little insight into the creative process within Age of Ultron. Standing at eight feet tall, Spader’s sentient creation needed to assimilate into the scene seamlessly, and a large part of that comes down to the reaction of his surrounding stars. Here, »

- Michael Briers

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Watch two bonus features from the Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray

27 August 2015 5:04 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its October home-entertainment release, a bonus feature from the Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray has arrived online, which sees the cast and crew discussing working alongside James Spader, as well as footage of the actor delivering performance capture on set as the AI villain; check it out here…

See Also: Watch Thanos’ post-credit scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron in HD

And here’s a second feature which focusses on the introduction of the Maximoff twins, played by Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron is an action-packed adventure that is a must-own, mind-blowing blast! Bring home the year’s biggest adventure with exclusive bonus content. The Digital 3D, HD, & Sd, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray bonus materials include Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Making-of Featurettes, a Gag Reel and Audio Commentary. the 1-Disc DVD will include a Making-of Featurette. Director Joss Whedon »

- Gary Collinson

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Ten Best: Beasts On Film

27 August 2015 1:01 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Beasts have always provided fantastic source material for horror filmmakers across the ages, whether from the mythical world or the natural. To celebrate the release of Into the Grizzly Maze last week we take a look back at some the biggest, baddest beasts on film…

Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)

Starring James Marsden, Thomas Jane and Billy Bob Thornton, Into the Grizzly Maze tells the story of a sheriff (Jane), thrown into turmoil when a massive rogue grizzly wreaks havoc in a local Alaskan community. Enlisting the help of his estranged brother (Marsden) he enters the labyrinthine Grizzly Maze to track down his missing wife, before the bear does. As the body count mounts, things are only further complicated when an infamous bear hunter (Thornton) enters the fray, determined to take down the bear he’s been waiting for his whole life…

Jaws (1975)

Spielberg’s classic stars Rob Schneider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss, »

- Phil Wheat

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"Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D." - Introducing 'Lash'

25 August 2015 7:18 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

According to reports, the Marvel Comics' 'Inhuman' comic book character 'Lash', will play a prominent part in the action TV series "Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Season Three, premiering September 29, 2015 on ABC:

Actor Matt Willig, a former NFL football player, will play 'Lash'. Willig has appeared in the shows "Cold Case", "Chuck", "NCIS", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "Year One" and "We’re The Millers".

Lash debuted in Marvel's "Inhuman" #1 (2014), created by Charles Soule and illustrator Joe Madureira, as a native of 'Orollan', the hidden city of Inhumans, with an ability to absorb and expel energy.

"Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." was co-created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, produced by ABC Studios and Marvel Television, broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.

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- Michael Stevens

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Why you need to read Joss Whedon: Geek King of the Universe

25 August 2015 4:45 PM, PDT | Shadowlocked | See recent Shadowlocked news »

Whether you're a complete newbie or if the very words “Joss Whedon” make you do the Dance of Joy, the biography Joss Whedon: Geek King of the Universe, by Amy Pascale, is an excellent, fascinating, almost comprehensive read.

It's written in such a way that even if you know nothing about Joss Whedon or his work, it's nevertheless completely accessible, since the context is always explained. It's the fascinating, in-depth story of the progression of the life and career of a creative person, and the impact that has on the others around them.

However, even if you're an avid watcher of Joss Whedon's shows, and have a Giles-like knowledge of his work, there will still be anecdotes that you haven't read before, and those that you have already read will be contextualised organically within the development of his various stories. The book does an excellent job of this, »

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Marvel's post-credit Easter eggs ranked from worst to best: Does Howard the Duck beat shawarma?

25 August 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The post-credits scene for the year's biggest Marvel movie snuck online this week with Thanos' appearance at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron landing on YouTube.

The latest in an increasingly long line of fan-rewarding teasers, its arrival heralds a new and very dangerous list: Marvel's post-credit stings from worst to best.

Join in the discussion in the comments box below and consider the spoiler alarm sounded for anyone not fully up to date with the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

17. The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Tony Stark confronts General Thunderbolt Ross

Tony Stark's hypercool presence is a welcome one - and it's neat that Ross's drink is Gamma green - but Marvel never followed up on this tag in future films and eventually had to make a special short to explain it. Incidentally, William Hurt will be back for Captain America: Civil War next year, where hopefully he won't punch any plot holes into the script. »

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The top 10 blockbusters of summer 2015

25 August 2015 9:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Minions to Mad Max, and Ant-Man to Inside Out - our look at the finest ten blockbusters of summer 2015...

Summer blockbuster season finally draws to a close, with us mortal Brits gettings Hitman: Agent 47 this weekend. Then we're into September, and before you know it, those pesky Oscar prediction articles will have begun infecting the internet. So let's send off what's been a fairly decent summer season, with a countdown of our favourite films. Of course, feel free to tell us how wrong we are in the comments....

The Least Best

We don't really want to spend too many words digging over the corpses of films that have already been readily kicked to death, so we'll just nominate one film for the most disappointing of the summer.

With the proviso that we haven't seen Entourage, it'd have to be Terminator: Genisys. We appreciate many would opt for Fantastic Four here, »

- simonbrew

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Where are the cast of Bring It On now? Here's what happened to Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku and the squad

24 August 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

15 years ago today, the Toros stepped out onto the football field and put some serious cheer back into the atmosphere. To steal a phrase from the film: Bring It On's the poo - so take a big whiff.

But what have Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku and the rest of the squad been cheering about since then? To mark the movie's birthday, we put down the pompoms and find out what they've been up to since.

Kirsten Dunst

A Hollywood star from the age of 12 thanks to her breakthrough role in Interview with the Vampire, Dunst's star was burning brightly when she led the Toros as Torrance Shipman. Two years later, she went on to land her biggest role as Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's three Spider-man films.

In recent years, she's reinvented herself as a critical darling, winning Best Actress at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for Melancholia, »

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The Final Girls Trailer Plays Like Scream Via Pleasantville!

24 August 2015 7:19 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Groundswell Productions

Highlighting the eccentricities and tropes of horror isn’t a new cinematic pastime. Everyone from The Wayans to Joss Whedon have had a crack at commenting on the rules and regulations that go into surviving one of these pictures, sometimes to great success (Scream’s probably still the sub-genre Mvp) and sometimes not (Well, what do you expect after 5 Scary Movies?).

A trailer’s dropped for the latest film cut in the tradition, entitled The Final Girls.

Check it out below.

The trailer plays like Scream via Pleasantville, with a bunch of smart-mouthed, modern teens sucked into the world of a cheesy old-school slasher. There they have to survive using established rules of the genre, very much like Scream. It looks pretty manic, and some of the jokes find their mark, but The Final Girls will probably need something else up its sleeve, as the 80s horror thing »

- Daniel Kelly

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer: 8 Most Outrageous Fan Theories You Won’t Believe

24 August 2015 4:26 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Mutant Enemy

Apparently it has been 12 years since Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired its last episode, which seems a remarkably long time. That’s because it remains so vividly not only in my memory, but in pop-culture and TV discussions.

Joss Whedon may now be directing billion dollar blockbusters, but this show was his first major breakthrough as the creator of his own wold, and stands among the best work he has ever done. It gave us a really strong female lead, brought vampires back to the mainstream, and blended some great action with heart and whip-smart Whedon dialogue that many have tried to replicate since.

Given that it existed from 1997-2003, it means that Buffy was around before the internet really grew to what it is today, and before shows like Lost took fan-investment and online theorising to a whole other level. Despite that, it has a loyal fanbase »

- James Hunt

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Watch Thanos’ post-credit scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron in HD

23 August 2015 11:16 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of the home-entertainment release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the film’s post-credit scene has arrived online in HD quality, giving us a look at Thanos as he wields the Infinity Gauntlet…

See Also: Avengers: Age of Ultron Best Buy exclusive Blu-ray steelbooks feature Ultron and The Vision

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron is an action-packed adventure that is a must-own, mind-blowing blast! Bring home the year’s biggest adventure with exclusive bonus content. The Digital 3D, HD, & Sd, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray bonus materials include Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Making-of Featurettes, a Gag Reel and Audio Commentary. the 1-Disc DVD will include a Making-of Featurette. Director Joss Whedon has already revealed that there won’t be a director’s cut of Avengers: Age of Ultron on the 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD release.

Avengers: Age of Ultron sees Joss Whedon directing a »

- Gary Collinson

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Does Marvel Studios have a director problem? Why A-list filmmakers are fleeing the MCU

23 August 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Remember that time last year when the humble Cornetto ice cream cone briefly became a revolutionary symbol? (Revolutionary, that is, within the narrow spectrum of blockbuster cinema.)

On May 24, 2014, the day after Marvel Studios announced that writer-director Edgar Wright had stepped down from helming Ant-Man after years in development, Wright tweeted a rapidly-deleted image of Buster Keaton holding a Cornetto, bearing a single-word caption: "Selfie".

The message was clear - Keaton famously regretted his decision to give up independent filmmaking and work for MGM in 1928, calling it "the worst mistake of [his] career" because of his loss of creative control. The Cornetto, being a reference to Wright's blood-and-ice cream trilogy, clarified beyond the shadow of a doubt Wright's disillusionment with his studio masters.

More than a year on, Wright is still yet to speak publicly about what led him to jump ship from a project he had spent eight years developing, »

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Gag Reel Shows Marvel's Funny Side

22 August 2015 4:18 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When Avengers: Age of Ultron arrives on Blu-ray and DVD, it will come packaged with a gag reel. But guess what? You don't have to wait until October 7th to see it. The full gag reel has found it's way onto the Internet. And it's pretty cute. We get to see Jeremy Renner trying to smother newcomer Aaron Taylor-Johnson while they shoot a very somber moment on set. Cobie Smulders swears a lot. And the rest of the cast make funny faces and goof off during the shoot. There is actually some pretty funny moments here.

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron is an action-packed adventure that is a must-own, mind-blowing blast! Bring home the year's biggest adventure with exclusive bonus content. The Digital 3D, HD, & Sd, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray bonus materials include Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Making-of Featurettes, a Gag Reel and Audio Commentary. the 1-Disc »

- MovieWeb

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Watch The Full Avengers: Age Of Ultron Gag Reel

22 August 2015 7:05 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

It appears that Avengers: Age of Ultron and some of its DVD/Blu-ray bonus features have become available ahead of its planned October home release. Thanks to keen eyes on Tumblr, someone has uploaded the Marvel sequel's hilarious gag reel online in its entirety and in decent quality. The 3:31-minute video sees the ensemble cast goofing around with each other to writer/director Joss Whedon's dismay, but to our viewing pleasure. Check it out below before it gets taken down! Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, »

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The MPAA's Lawsuit Against MovieTube Is Getting Even Stranger

21 August 2015 1:07 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The biggest battle waged this summer was not the one between Ultron (James Spader) and the Avengers, nor was it the war between Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and the Syndicate. Instead, there has been a legal fight going on behind the scenes between the MPAA, the major Hollywood studios and a syndicate of online pirates operating under the umbrellas of the MovieTube banner… and it continues to take several unexpected turns. In July, according to THR, the Motion Picture Association of America and its members – which includes Paramount, Warner Bros., Fox, Columbia Pictures, Universal and Disney – filed a legal complaint against the mysterious and anonymous operators of the MovieTube websites, trying to prevent them from providing stream-worthy, pirated copies of Hollywood movies like Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron. On a Facebook page associated with the MovieTube sites, the defendants in the suit claimed »

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Mockingbird-Centered 'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D' Spin-Off Show Moving Forward As 'Marvel's Most Wanted'

21 August 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Not content with dominating the box office in theaters, Marvel’s ambitions are increasingly driven by the small screen. The “Avengers” spin-off “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D” on ABC was the first, and will soon enter its third season despite tepid response from fans and disappointing ratings, while the Hayley Atwell-top-lining period piece “Agent Carter” was more fun, though less watched. The network is also developing a show with “12 Years A Slave” writer John Ridley, rumored to be an adaptation of “Cloak and Dagger” or “Ms. Marvel,” while Netflix has already debuted the well-received “Daredevil,” with “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage,” “Iron Fist,” and “The Defenders” also coming up, not to mention the countless animated series out there too. Read More: Joss Whedon Talks "Complicated" Nature Of The Marvel Movie And TV Universe There’s always room for one more, and news arrived last night that an additional ABC series, »

- Oliver Lyttelton

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Why Us comedy Reaper deserves more love

21 August 2015 2:44 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

American comedy Reaper was the slacker Supernatural. With great writing, great jokes and Ray Wise, what more could you want?

At the time of writing, the American television networks’ ‘fall’ season of 2015 is a month or so around the corner. It’s still a month until Doctor Who comes back, and worryingly close to that time of the year when The X-Factor is gobbling up Saturday nights around the UK. Essentially, we reckon you could be looking for a new show to binge-watch right about now.

To help you out, the Article Ideas Team here at Geek Towers fired up their Underappreciated TV Shows That Need More Love Machine (patent pending) and cooked you up a recommendation - Reaper.

‘What the frick is Reaper?’, you may or may not be thinking. To the former camp – those with a joyous first watch ahead of them – Reaper was a supernatural comedy hosted »

- louisamellor

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