4 items from 2013
Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Batman vs. Superman, Wonder Woman, Arrow, The Flash, Young Justice, Hourman, Gotham, Justice League: War, X-Men: Apocalypse, Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Thor: The Dark World, Ant-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United, Kick-Ass 2 and more...
Well, the past seven days may just have been the busiest week of the year in terms of superhero news, with several huge stories dropping throughout the week, and the biggest surprise of all? Marvel Studios and its multitude of projects has been virtually anonymous as Sony, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox grabbed all (well, most) of the headlines. We've got a lot to get through this week, but we'll start things off with our Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man...
So, things have been almost deathly »
- Gary Collinson
• Top 10 romantic movies
Peter Bradshaw on action movies
In some ways, it should be the quintessential cinema genre. After all, what does the director shout at the beginning of a take? Action – at times a euphemism for violence and machismo – evolved into a recognisable genre in the 80s. Gunplay and athleticism resurfaced in a sweatier and more explicitly violent form, with movies such as Sylvester Stallone's First Blood. The hardware was all-important, and the metallic sheen of the guns was something to be savoured alongside the musculature of the heroes. The genre spawned the action hero. These were not pretty-boys there to melt female hearts: they were there to get a roar of approval from the guys. »
There were broken fingers and broken hearts as Desiree’s men dodged balls and lassoed hay bales for her love, while Kasey and Des enjoyed some not sexy pool time. Plus, one contestant got an unexpected visitor, and things really got dramatic.
So much drama went down on this week’s episode of The Bachelorette! The June 10 episode begins and Desiree Hartsock is knee deep in balls. Dodge balls that is! Another week, another ridiculous group challenge, and I can safely say this was the most dramatic episode of all time.
The Boys Play Dodgeball For Desiree’s Love
Is there better way to find your potential husband then by making them compete for love through a ridiculous sports challenge? No!
The boys begin by practicing with National Dodgeball team and its a bit of a bloodbath. Chris Harrison arrives, and you know things are serious when he is wearing plaid. »
- Christopher Rogers
Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Black Panther, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Man of Steel, Justice League, Arrow, The Wolverine, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Daredevil, Chronicle 2, Hellboy 3, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ultimate Spider-Man, Teen Titans Go! and more....
There's now less than two weeks to go until Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe gets underway in the UK with the release of Iron Man 3 - which, according Fandango, is the most anticipated movie of the summer, leading a top ten ahead of Star Trek Into Darkness, The Great Gatsby, Fast & Furious 6, The Hangover Part III, Man of Steel, Despicable Me 2, The Lone Ranger, World War Z and Monsters University (I'm guessing Superman fans might have something to say about a 7th placed finish for Man of Steel). Nevertheless, »
- Flickering Myth
4 items from 2013