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How much did each Avenger get paid for Age of Ultron?

5 November 2015 1:29 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We all know that Robert Downey Jr. earns an obscene amount of money for his appearances as Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but how does Iron Man’s pay cheque stack up next to the rest of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Well, thanks to Celebrity Glory, we know exactly how much the six original Avengers received for this year’s blockbuster sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron

Robert Downey Jr. – $40 million

Scarlett Johansson – $20 million

Chris Evans – $6.8 million

Jeremy Renner – $6.1 million

Chris Hemsworth – $5.4 million

Mark Ruffalo – $2.8 million

When you look at those figures, it’s no wonder the two-part Avengers: Infinity War is looking at a $1 billion budget.

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 »

- Gary Collinson

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Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 6: Among Us Hide...

4 November 2015 3:28 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s fiftieth episode highlights how far the show has come, truly earning that Marvel Studios logo…

This review contains spoilers.

3.6 Among Us Hide

Don’t be put off by the cheesy ellipsis in the episode title - this week’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. was something rather special. As the 50th instalment of Marvel Studios’ flagship television project, Among Us Hide… was one of the best episodes yet. And it’s definitely among the most Marvel-y.

To truly earn that iconic red and white studio tag at the start of each episode, Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. needs to be a lot of things at once. It needs to have engaging characters, quips that are actually funny, fights that look cool, dashings of heartfelt emotionality when the time is right, and some sense of inhabiting a universe filled with superheroes. Among Us Hide (sorry, I can’t »

- louisamellor

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'Captain America: Civil War' To Once Again Tackle The Current Political Climate

3 November 2015 8:27 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

While many accuse the various entries into the Marvel Cinematic Universe of being too lightweight and lacking substance, Captain America: The Winter Soldier managed to subtly have something to say. The film, directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, explored some hot button issues when it came out in 2014. Namely the handing over of civil liberties in the name of "homeland security," and the United States recent penchant for drone strikes. With a title like Civil War, some have wondered if the Russos- who are back for the next entry in the Captain America series- would also attempt to be timely and use its voice to comment on what's going on.

According to Anthony Mackie, who reprises his role as Sam "Falcon" Wilson in the film, Captain America: Civil War will absolutely be relevant.

When asked about whether or not the film would be topical, Mackie had this to say:

"Very much so. »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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Mark Ruffalo Believes Hulk Solo Movie Is As Far Off As It’s Ever Been; Updates On Thor: Ragnarok

2 November 2015 11:22 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In the aftermath of Joss Whedon’s Avengers, all signs pointed to Marvel acquiring the license for Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk character outright and placing Bruce Banner front and center for his own standalone movie. But wary of the rage monster’s previous solo movies, there’s been little development on that front over the past three years, despite numerous rumors seemingly teeing up a Planet Hulk movie or something of that calibre.

It was a question that returned to the fore not so long ago when Marvel slated a trio of yet-to-be-titled movies for a release in 2020, with many fans holding out hope that a solo Hulk film was finally brewing in development within the overarching Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, there’s still no tangible sign of that pipe dream becoming a reality, and Ruffalo himself even went so far as to say that a standalone feature for his »

- Michael Briers

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'Black Widow' Covers "GQ"

2 November 2015 7:33 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look at a pictorial showcasing everybody's favorite 'Black Widow', actress Scarlett Johansson in a recent issue of "GQ" magazine:

Johansson first signed on to play Marvel Comics' Russian spy 'Natasha Romanoff' aka 'Black Widow' in the feature "Iron Man 2", as an undercover spy for 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' and assistant to 'Tony Stark' (Robert Downey Jr.) aka 'Iron Man'. 

She was cast only after a scheduling conflict forced actress Emily Blunt to drop out of the part.

Johansson then reprised the 'Black Widow' role in director Joss Whedon's "The Avengers" (2012), who confirmed Marvel was "really behind" the character.

Johansson again portrayed Black Widow in the 2014 feature "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

In "Avengers: Age Of Ultron", Johansson plays the character on film for an unprecedented fourth time and will return for a fifth time as Natasha »

- Michael Stevens

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Top TV Witches From Charmed, Buffy, Sabrina, Tvd, East End and More

31 October 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

TVLine’s monthlong salute to small-screen spookies comes to an end with the top TV witches of all time — and we think we’ve saved the best for last.

From Charmed‘s Halliwell sisters to Witches of East End‘s Beauchamp clan to American Horror Story‘s fan-favorite Coven, we left no cauldron unturned in our search for TV’s most spectacular spell-casters.

And before you head straight to the comments section complaining about major omissions, here are a few things to keep in mind: In order to make our list, »

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120 Essential Horror Scenes Part 10: Legends & Omens

30 October 2015 9:40 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Almost every horror movie stops for a moment of exposition that sets up or explains the horrors that await or that have been endured. These are the scenes where directors can either conjure their inner cheeseball and pump up the spooky music or prepare the audience for more than what they bargained for. The legend of the monster, the backstory of the slasher, the warning to the meddling teenagers, these are all elements of atmosphere designed for one thing: to make you squirm before the real scares begin. 


American Werewolf in London (1981) – Beware the moon

The horror genre is at its most impactful when leaving exposition to a minimum. Prioritizing narrative clarity over effective scare-mongering may ensure a tight narrative that can’t be held up to scrutiny, but it also ensures that the audience knows what to expect, all but draining the movie of tension. In An American Werewolf in London, »

- Staff

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Paradise Lost: The Already Troubled Production History of Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5

30 October 2015 5:16 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Alien 5 being put “on hold”, Luke Owen looks back at the movie’s brief troubled production…

“The way Fox dealt with me was not cool,” Neill Blomkamp recalls of his time on the unproduced Halo movie. “Right from the beginning, when Mary [Parent] hired me up until the end when it collapsed, they treated me like shit; they were just a crappy studio. I’ll never ever work with Fox ever again because of what happened to Halo – unless they pay me some ungodly amount of money and I have absolute fucking control.”

It’s been a bad year for 20th Century Fox when it comes to their public reputation. The troubled production of Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four has been well documented, with various sources pointing various fingers at various other parties at who was to blame. Fox claim that Trank was the source of all their problems, while »

- Luke Owen

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Top 50 terrifying TV characters

29 October 2015 10:32 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




Jokers, circus masters and demonic dolls. Which TV characters terrify you? Den Of Geek asked its writers that very question…

The subconscious is a terrible place; dark, mysterious and peopled by spectres from the past. As a bit of a laugh then, we sent our writers journeying into theirs and asked them to drag out any TV terrors they found lurking in the shadows.

Some television fears had been ensconced there since childhood, others were more recent tenants. Some were morally terrifying; human beings with icy hearts capable of atrocities, others were simply… atrocities.

Join us as we count down in order of terror from the sort-of-creepy to the downright terrifying, the 50 TV characters that, for whatever reason, give our writers chills. It’s by no means an exhaustive list, so feel free to fill in gaps by adding your own peculiar television nightmares below…

50. Charn - »

- louisamellor

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Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 5 review: 4,722 Hours

29 October 2015 1:18 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




Marvel entered The Martian territory in this week’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., with mixed results…

This review contains spoilers.

4,722 Hours

Although its title is more reminiscent of a certain James Franco-starring arm-chopping-off movie, this week’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. reminded me of one thing – Ridley Scott’s The Martian. Of course, the film is too recent to have overtly influenced the episode (although Andy Weir’s book could have), there were some big, undeniable similarities. 

Primarily, we are presented at the start with the idea of Elizabeth Henstridge’s Jemma Simmons trapped on a barren and remote planet with nothing to keep her sane but conversations with herself. We know from earlier episodes that it’ll be a long time until her earthly colleagues find a way to rescue her. 

For twenty minutes or so, this made for a uniquely engaging episode. Moments like Simmons shouting »

- louisamellor

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BAFTA to host Sam Mendes event

28 October 2015 3:14 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The director of Spectre and American Beauty will discuss his career to date.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that director Sam Mendes will discuss his craft and career at an event in London on Nov 30.

As part of the ‘BAFTA: A Life in Pictures’ series, Mendes will discuss a career that includes new James Bond film Spectre.

A renowned theatre director, Mendes made his cinematic directorial debut with American Beauty in 1999, which won six BAFTAs, including Best Film. The film also won five Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director for Mendes.

In 2002, Mendes’ second film Road to Perdition won two BAFTAs and received six Oscar nominations.

The director followed that up with war film Jarhead (2005) and relationship drama Revolutionary Road (2008).

In 2010, Mendes took over as director of the James Bond franchise, starring Daniel Craig, and Skyfall (2012) grossed more than $1bn worldwide and won the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film. It »

- (Michael Rosser)

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Buffy's Juliet Landau ropes in Joss Whedon, Tim Burton for 'definitive vampire genre documentary'

27 October 2015 10:26 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel actress Juliet Landau is quite the expert on vampires, having spent seven years portraying Drusilla in the TV shows.

Now she plans to put that to good use and create the 'definitive vampire genre documentary' alongside her husband Deverill Weekes.

The actress - who is seeking crowdfunding support to bring the documentary to screen - has gathered interviews with many experts on the genre, including directors, writers and actors across film, television and novels.

Buffy and Angel creator Joss Whedon has taken part, as has Tim Burton, who directed Landau in vampire film Dark Shadows alongside Johnny Depp.

Gary Oldman, who played Dracula in Francis Ford Coppola's film of the same name, will make an appearance, as will Anne Rice and Charlaine Harris, authors of Interview with the Vampire and the True Blood novels respectively.

The documentary's description reads: "It is a tapestry with beautiful, »

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Castle season 8 episode 5 review: The Nose

23 October 2015 9:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




It's a sad state of affairs when the combination of Castle and Beckett stops being fun to watch...

This review contains spoilers.

8.5 The Nose

One of the things that we heard going into this week’s episode, The Nose, was that it was going to be a return to the early more campy days of Castle. Now, I’m not exactly sure what that means, since campiness is a quality that is pretty evenly distributed throughout the series. In fact, way back in the day, before the series really found its legs (letting Fillion fully be Fillion) and it was just another stereotypical procedural with a tough-as-nails female detective and her less by-the-book partner, most of the camp was relegated to the ridiculousness of the premise, rather than a major driver of episode plots.

But I digress…

The point is, camp is as much of the show »

- louisamellor

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Peyton Reed Will Return To Direct 'Ant-Man And The Wasp'

21 October 2015 5:01 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It isn't always easy for filmmakers making Marvel movies, and it's not often they stick around for more than one. "Thor" has seen a new director for each iteration (Taika Waititi will helm "Thor: Ragnarok"), and while the Russo Brothers have not only found their footing with the studio, but risen through the ranks, with both "Captain America: Civil War" and "Avengers: Infinity War" on their plate, there's Joss Whedon who came out of "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" a bit soured on the whole experience. So Peyton Reed returning to helm the sequel to "Ant-Man" is actually a bigger deal than it seems on first appearance. Read More: Marvel Announces 'Ant-Man' Sequel, Adjusts Phase 3 Release Dates THR reports that the director is in negotiations to helm "Ant-Man And The Wasp." Coming into a situation that was likely stressful after Edgar Wright's departure, Reed seemed game and enthusiastic about the opportunity to direct. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 4 review: Devils You Know

21 October 2015 12:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




There were some welcome horror touches and superpower moments in this week’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D….

This review contains spoilers.

3.4 Devils You Know

Now this is more like it. Last week’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. wasn’t my cup of tea, but Devils You Know felt like a giant leap in the right direction.

Last time, Simmons was quiet and underused, but this week Elizabeth Henstridge showed some manic touches and brought the character’s Ptsd (for want of a better term at this stage) to life in a more interesting way. From scrambling to hide her work from Fitz to refusing help from S.H.I.E.L.D. therapist Andrew Garner, it felt like Simmons had a bit more depth to her this week.

Speaking of Garner – we should have known he was doomed as soon as he started trying to make up with May, »

- louisamellor

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Why ‘Firefly’ alum Alan Tudyk literally worked up a sweat worrying of offending fans

20 October 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Meta upon meta upon meta. That’s one of the best ways to describe “Con Man,” the delightfully self-referential new web series created by “Firefly” alum Alan Tudyk. The series, available to view on Vimeo, is about an actor named Wray Nerely, who, much like Tudyk, played a spaceship pilot in a short-lived sci-fi TV show that got canceled 10 years ago but has a cult following that just grows and grows. Tudyk plays Nerely, who has a much more begrudging attitude toward his life on the fan convention circuit than his real-life counterpart does. Nerely resents the fact that his canceled show (called “Spectrum” in the world of “Con Man,” where, amusingly, “Firefly” also exists) is the best thing he’s ever done. Tudyk’s resume has no shortage of greatness — from the hilarious British comedy “Death at a Funeral” to ABC sitcom “Suburgatory” to voices in “Frozen” and “Wreck-It-Ralph. »

- Emily Rome

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BAFTA to host Todd Haynes event

20 October 2015 3:04 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The director of Carol and I’m Not There will discuss his three decades in cinema.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that Us director Todd Haynes will discuss his craft and career at an event in London on Nov 25.

As part of the ‘BAFTA: A Life in Pictures’ series, Haynes will discuss a career that includes unconventional Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There and Cannes competition title Carol.

Haynes began his career making short films, including the controversial Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story in 1987, before progressing to features Poison in 1991 and Safe in 1995.

He garnered further attention with Velvet Goldmine, which was awarded Best Artistic Contribution at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for the Palme D’Or, as well as two BAFTAs, winning the award for costume design.

Haynes’ next film, Far From Heaven, was a critical and commercial success and was nominated for four Golden Globes and four »

- (Michael Rosser)

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Topher Grace defends Spider-Man 3

19 October 2015 9:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As we head towards our third reboot of the Spider-Man movie series in just over a decade, a lot of comic book fans are still upset over the much-maligned Spider-Man 3. Recently Sam Raimi admitted that the film didn’t turn out the way he would have liked, but one man who is willing to jump to its defense (apart from Joss Whedon of course) is Topher Grace, who left popular sitcom That 70s Show to star as Eddie Brock/Venom in the movie.

“I know the movie did well for Sony, but I also know a lot of people weren’t happy with it,” he told The Hollywood Reporter while promoting his latest film Truth. “I think Sam [Raimi] is so talented. I remember one time I was on ninth unit. (Laughs.) Ninth unit? It’s like he’s running a small country. This summer, there was a movie like »

- Luke Owen

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Alan Tudyk Talks Up Practical Effects On Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

19 October 2015 7:18 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As an actor, Alan Tudyk is no stranger to depicting life in space. Long-time fans of the actor will recognize his voice from the likes of Halo 3: Odst, but Tudyk is perhaps best known for his role in Joss Whedon’s beloved cult sci-fi series Firefly, where he piloted the show’s smuggler ship Serenity as Hoban ‘Wash’ Washburne. Now, more than a decade later, the actor is headed into space once more for Gareth Edwards’ quasi-prequel, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

While promoting his Vimeo web series Con Man, Tudyk touched base on the Star Wars offshoot. Designed as the first installment in Disney’s Anthology series, Edwards’ space-faring adventure charts the daring mission to steal blueprints of the original Death Star from beneath the nose of the Empire.

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Yes, everyone’s attention may be firmly focused on The Force Awakens and »

- Michael Briers

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Ant-Man Is Making Big Bucks In China

18 October 2015 7:10 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

As far as Marvel Cinematic Universe movies go, Peyton Reed's Ant-Man wasn't exactly a huge success when it played here in the United States - but it looks like the film will be making up plenty of ground over in Asia. We now know this because the superhero blockbuster just premiered in China and had a major opening weekend. Despite coming out about three months after dropping domestically, Ant-Man premiered to the tune of $43.2 million in China over the last three days - which makes it the second largest opening for a Disney and Marvel release. According to Variety, that benchmark was set earlier this year with the premiere of Joss Whedon's The Avengers: Age of Ultron, which pulled in an eye-opening $156 million in its first five days this summer. The total for Ant-Man in China was more than enough to push the film to the top of »

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