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Guardians of the Galaxy overtakes Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the highest-grossing domestic movie of 2014

30 August 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having crossed the $500 million mark earlier in the week, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has now overtaken Captain America: The Winter Soldier to become the highest-grossing release of 2014 in North America. Guardians is projected to finish the Labor Day weekend with around $277 million in total, and is expected to fend off competition from The November Man and As Above, So Below to retain top spot over the four-day weekend.

It is also pretty much assured that the space opera will become the first movie to hit $300 million domestically, providing a shot in the arm to the North American box office, which has suffered its worst summer since 2006, with ticket sales down 15% from last year.

Guardians of the Galaxy sees James Gunn (Super) directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch Fmtv Movie Newsgasm #9 – Avengers: Age of Ultron details! Bond villain update!

29 August 2014 9:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this week’s Fmtv Movie Newsgasm, Owen Rhys reveals the latest Avengers: Age of Ultron details – specifically the involvement of Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye; an update on the next Bond movie’s (the 24th, if you’re counting) villain; what has officially become the highest grossing movie in the Us this Summer?; and which superhero duo took part in the Als Ice Bucket Challenge this week (donate at www.alsa.org/donate, by the way)? Clue: it wasn’t Bananaman.

So find out those Avengers: Age of Ultron details and more in the Movie Newsgasm…

Fmtv will be back next week with another installment of Movie Myths and Movie Newsgasm. If you haven’t already, you can subscribe here. See below for more information on the films discussed…

Avengers: Age of Ultron is set for release in the UK on April 24th 2015 and North America on May 1st 2015, with »

- Oliver Davis

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Guardians of the Galaxy crosses $500 million worldwide

27 August 2014 10:01 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following a great weekend at the Us box office, which not only pushed it back to the number one spot but also made it the biggest movie of the summer, Disney announced today that Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has now crossed $500 million worldwide.

The James Gunn directed space opera has now earned $255.2 million domestically and $245.3 million internationally with the movie yet to be released in several key markets including Germany, Italy, Japan and China, the latter of which has proven to be a huge money maker in 2014.

It’s soundtrack Awesome Mix Vol. 1 has also made it two weeks at the top of the Billboard charts.

Guardians of the Galaxy sees James Gunn (Super) directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, »

- Luke Owen

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Watch Fmtv Movie Newsgasm #8 – Ant-Man plot details! Batman v Superman photos! Hateful Eight casting!

25 August 2014 8:53 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In the latest instalment of Fmtv’s Movie Newsgasm, Owen Rhys reveals the latest details on Marvel StudiosAnt-Man, the latest set photos from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, who will be starring in Quentin Tarantino’s next movie The Hateful Eight, and which former James Bond turned down the role of Batman in Tim Burton’s 1989 film. For all that and more, check out this week’s Movie Newsgasm right here…

Fmtv will be back next week with another installment of Movie Myths and Movie Newsgasm. If you haven’t already, you can subscribe here. See below for more information on the films discussed…

Ant-Man is set for release on July 17, 2015, with Peyton Reed (The Break-Up) directing a cast that includes Paul Rudd (I Love You Man) as Scott Lang, Michael Douglas (Behind The Candelabra) as Dr. Hank Pym, Evangeline Lilly (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Hope Van Dyne, »

- Gary Collinson

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Guardians of the Galaxy overtakes Transformers: Age of Extinction to become the biggest domestic release of the summer

24 August 2014 3:44 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As Guardians of the Galaxy approaches the half billion dollar mark at the worldwide box office, the film has now overtaken Michael Bay’s Transformers: Age of Extinction to become the highest-grossing domestic release of the summer. The Marvel Studios release grossed $246 million by close of play yesterday, compared to Transformers: Age of Extinction’s $243.3 million haul, and will return to the top of the U.S. box office chart this weekend after two weeks trailing in second behind Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Guardians of the Galaxy sees James Gunn (Super) directing a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Ronan the Accuser, »

- Gary Collinson

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Awesome Mixtape Vol. 1 featurette for Guardians of the Galaxy

22 August 2014 1:11 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As Guardians of the Galaxy returns to the top of the U.S. box office, Marvel Studios has dropped an ‘Awesome Mixtape Vol. 1′ featurette, which sees the cast discussing the soundtrack of the superhero space opera; check it out below…

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team–the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits–Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon; Groot, a tree-like humanoid; the deadly and enigmatic »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch Richard Armitage and Max Deacon talk Into the Storm – Fmtv Exclusive Interview

22 August 2014 8:26 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Into the Storm is out in UK cinemas now, and Flickering Myth TV were lucky enough to sit down with a bunch of the film’s stars. Finally up (watch our first interviews here, here and here) is our chat with actors Richard Armitage (The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, Captain America: The First Avenger) and Max Deacon (Flashbacks of a Fool, I, Anna) – where we talk about their experiences on the movie, which you can watch below.

Taking the disaster movie genre and giving it a found-footage twist, here’s the synopsis for Into the Storm:

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, »

- Oliver Davis

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Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale and Benedict Cumberbatch Set for 'Jungle Book: Origins'

21 August 2014 9:02 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has assembled an impressive roster of stars for “Jungle Book: Origins,” its new big-screen, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book, marking the feature film directorial debut of Andy Serkis. The action adventure, which will blend motion capture and live action, will be released on October 21, 2016. The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, and Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The actors performing the roles of the story’s central animal characters are: Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”) as the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan; Oscar winner Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine”) as the sinister snake, Kaa; Oscar winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter,” the “Dark Knight” Trilogy) as the cunning panther, Bagheera; Andy Serkis (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) as the wise bear, Baloo; Peter Mullan (“Hercules”) as the leader of the wolf pack, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Into the Storm movie review: all wet

21 August 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

A movie to make you despair of the found-footage conceit (if you weren’t already). Suddenly Twister looks like Shakespeare. I’m “biast” (pro): love Richard Armitage

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

It’s like Roland Emmerich made a preposterous two-and-a-half-hour climate-change disaster flick — *cough* 2012 *cough* The Day After Tomorrow *cough* — and then someone went in and cut out most of the cheesy melodrama: the subsumed personal issues that come to the fore in the face of certain death, the contrived heat-of-the-moment romances, the triumph-of-the-human-spirit moments when the music swells and the tears are jerked. Whoever did such a thing probably thought they were doing us a favor, but it turns out: not so much. Because what we’re left with, in Into the Storm, may not be risible Mystery Science Theater-worthy crap, but it’s still pretty bad, »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Andy Serkis to Direct Benedict Cumberbatch, Cate Blanchett, Jack Reynor in Jungle Book: Origins

21 August 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Get ready for the duelling Jungle Book movies.

Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that it has assembled a big cast of stars for Jungle Book: Origins, its new big-screen, 3D adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic The Jungle Book, marking the feature film directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

The action adventure, which will blend motion capture and live action, will be released on October 21, 2016.

Meanwhile, Disney’s The Jungle Book will be in theaters a full year earlier. Helmed by Jon Favreau, this film will star Bill MurrayChristopher WalkenGiancarlo EspositoBen Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba and Scarlett Johansson, and will released October 9, 2015.

The actors performing the roles of the Jungle Book: Origins’ central animal characters are: Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”) as the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan; Oscar winner Cate Blanchett (“Blue Jasmine”) as the sinister snake, Kaa; Oscar winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter, »

- Michelle McCue

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Evangeline Lilly shows off her Hope Van Dyne look for Ant-Man

21 August 2014 11:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With filming now underway on Marvel’s Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Lost) has taken to Instagram to show off her Hope Van Dyne look for the Phase Three superhero movie, posting a couple of snaps of herself, along with co-star Paul Rudd (I Love You Man, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues), who plays Ant-Man himself Scott Lang

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Ant-Man is set for release on July 17, 2015, with Peyton Reed (The Break-Up) directing a cast that includes Paul Rudd (I Love You Man) as Scott Lang, »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch director Steven Quale talk Into the Storm – Fmtv Exclusive Interview

21 August 2014 8:36 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Into the Storm is out in UK cinemas now, and Flickering Myth TV were lucky enough to sit down with a bunch of the film’s stars. Third up (watch our first interview here and here) is our chat with director Steven Quale (Final Destination 5, Aliens of the Deep) – where we talk about the challenges of going from a pre-existing franchise to a new property, crazy practical effects and other experiences on the movie, which you can watch below.

Taking the disaster movie genre and giving it a found-footage twist, here’s the synopsis for Into the Storm:

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, »

- Oliver Davis

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Max Deacon, Nathan Kress & Alycia Debnam Carey – Into the Storm interview

20 August 2014 8:33 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Into the Storm is released in UK cinemas today, and Flickering Myth TV were lucky enough to sit down with a bunch of the film’s stars. Second up (watch our first interview here) is our chat with actors Max Deacon (Summer in February, I, Anna), Nathan Kress (Chicken Little, iCarly) and Alycia Debnam Carey (Dream Life, Dance Academy) – to chat about their experiences on the movie, which you can watch below.

Taking the disaster movie genre and giving it a found-footage twist, here’s the synopsis for Into the Storm:

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm »

- Oliver Davis

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Flickering Myth Podcast – Into the Storm (2014)

20 August 2014 3:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Flickering Myth Podcast goes Into The Storm

Recorded outside the Empire in London’s Leicester Square, Flickering Myth Deputy Editor Luke Owen, staff writer Scott Davis and Gary Green from HeyUGuys sit down to talk about Into the Storm, which is out in cinemas today.

You can read our review here and see Luke Owen in the Into the Storm Oculus Rift Experience here. You can also see our interview with cast members Jeremy Sumpter and Matt Walsh here.

(As a side note, this is the Fiftieth episode of the Flickering Myth Podcast!)

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far »

- Luke Owen

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Watch Flickering Myth go Into The Storm with the Oculus Rift Experience

20 August 2014 2:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Flickering Myth goes Into The Storm

While at a screening of found-footage disaster movie Into The Storm, Flickering Myth Deputy Editor Luke Owen was fortunate enough to try the Oculus Rift Experience to find out exactly what it’s like to be inside a scene from the movie. You can watch the video below.

“It’s incredibly immersive”, Owen said. “This has to be the future of video games. You really feel like you’re in there with the characters. If they could get movie quality footage, it would be incredible”.

“I want one in my house”, he concluded.

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, »

- Luke Owen

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Exclusive: First Ant-Man set photos and scene description

19 August 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday Marvel Studios announced that filming was underway on the first Phase Three offering of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the Peyton Reed-directed Ant-Man, before the first official image of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang was released today. And now, thanks to Flickering Myth reader Jordan Steinmetz and his sister Riley Steinmetz, we’ve got a brief description of today’s filming, as well as a few set photos from San Francisco. They’re petty unrevealing, but we do have a glimpse of Peyton Reed directing the action. Here’s what was happening…

“The scene being filmed today was filmed at an intersection, and included fake rain and a woman walking a dog.They were filming under the name “Bigfoot”, and some old-school delivery trucks were spotted, so possibly a scene set in the past.”

Riley also mentioned that she didn’t notice any of the leads on set, »

- Gary Collinson

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First Image of Paul Rudd as Ant-man

19 August 2014 10:57 AM, PDT | kidspickflicks | See recent kidspickflicks news »

Superheroes are usually looming, muscular, young and big - their voices boom with gravitas. So, the idea of 40-something comedic actor Paul Rudd playing a superhero that is small seemed interesting with a side of dubious. However, after seeing the funny side of superherodom in Guardians of the Galaxy, we're now all in for Ant-Man! Filming started today in San Francisco; it will also film in Atlanta. 

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Set for release in the United States on July 17, 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed (Bring it On »

- tara@kidspickflicks.com (Tara the Mom)

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First official image of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Marvel’s Ant-Man

19 August 2014 10:56 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Filming officially got underway on Marvel’s Ant-Man only yesterday, and the studio has now released the first official image of star Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, which we have for you here…

The pic shows Rudd in a hoodie standing beneath the Golden Gate bridge. We know that his character starts out as a con-man before he dons the Ant-Man suit (given to him by Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym), and he looks appropriately un-heroic here (the bandaged eyebrow is a nice touch).

With Ant-Man now officially in production (and Marvel in need desperate need of some good press), we should expect to see more images like this one in the coming weeks.

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular »

- James Garcia

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Paul Rudd is Ant-man in First Look Photo

19 August 2014 10:23 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Marvel’S Ant-man

Photo Credit: Zade Rosenthal © Marvel 2014

Shot on location in San Francisco, Paul Rudd stars as Scott Lang Aka Ant-Man, in this first image from Marvel Studio’s Ant-man.

The film is directed by Peyton Reed and also stars Michael Douglas (“Behind The Candelabra,” “Wall Street”) as his mentor Dr. Hank Pym and Evangeline Lilly (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Lost”) as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym.

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

The movie also features Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Abby Ryder Fortson and Judy Greer. »

- Michelle McCue

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First Look at Paul Rudd in Ant-man

19 August 2014 10:11 AM, PDT | Destroy the Brain | See recent Destroy the Brain news »

Yesterday marked the first day of principal photography for Ant-Man. If I’m to be honest, I’m still a bit bummed that Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish have left the project. I think their take on the Marvel Universe could have been one akin to James Gunn’s approach to Guardians of the Galaxy. Alas, we are still getting an Ant-Man film and the casting is pretty great. We also have a look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang Aka Ant-Man.

From the Press Release

San Francisco, California (August, 18, 2014) – Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s Ant-Man. The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production.

Set for release in »

- Andy Triefenbach

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