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Second Opinion – Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2015.

Written and directed by Joss Whedon.

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Bettany, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, James Spader, Thomas Kretschmann, Cobie Smulders, Claudia Kim, Andy Serkis, Don Cheadle, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Hayley Atwell and Linda Cardellini.


When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.

I looked back at my review of The Avengers from 2012 and the opening paragraph struck me as one which I’d never consider writing now;

“Firstly, I love films based on comic book characters and I enjoy many summer blockbusters, so I cannot complain that I wasn’t part of The Avengers’ target audience. Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Batman, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, X-2, X-Men: First Class, »

- Gary Collinson

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Time Machine: Lawrence Is Dazzling Woman in Red

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Jennifer Lawrence in a long, red dress at the Oscars Jennifer Lawrence at the Academy Awards Stunning in a red dress, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the 2011 Academy Awards held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Lawrence was a first-time Best Actress Oscar nominee for her first major film role: a near-destitute, young Ozark woman looking for her missing drug-dealing father in Winter's Bone, Debra Granik's generally well-received indie drama. Winter's Bone also earned nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (John Hawkes), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini; based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell). Jennifer Lawrence's competitors in the Best Actress Oscar race were: Annette Bening for Lisa Cholodenko's The Kids Are All Right. Michelle Williams for Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine. Nicole Kidman for John Cameron Mitchell's Rabbit Hole. Natalie Portman, the eventual winner, for Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan. »

- D. Zhea

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'John Wick' Directors Kick Off The Latest Superhero Cinematic Universe With 'Bloodshot'

22 April 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

We’re excited about Valiant! The comics publisher does superheroes with a slightly more sci-fi bend, designed for fans looking for more sophisticated superhero adventures, and now their comic book heroes are heading to the multiplex. Sony announced a five-film Valiant package that kicks off with Bloodshot in 2017, a Bloodshot sequel, two movies based on the comic Harbinger, and a crossover event film titled Harbinger Wars. There’s already a slew of behind-the-scenes talent lined up for Bloodshot, according to Heat Vision. Chad Stahelski and David Leitch (John Wick) are slated to direct from a screenplay by Jeff Wadlow and Eric Heisserer. Matthew Vaughn (Kingsman, X-Men: First Class) and Jason Kothari will executive produce at least this first film, while Neal Moritz...

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- John Gholson

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Suit Up for Kingsman: The Secret Service Blu-Ray in June

21 April 2015 9:12 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Easily one of the best films of the year so far, Kingsman: The Secret Service, is coming to blu-ray in just a couple months and Fox has revealed all the special features you can expect upon its release.  Come inside for all the details!

When I first saw Kingsman in theaters, I called it "the first genuine must-see movie of the year" and my opinion on that hasn't changed in the least.  It's an incredible film that manages to hit all the right notes.  If you missed it in theaters (for shame), or simply can't wait to see it again, Fox has revealed the details on the upcoming blu-ray release on June 9th-or digitally on May 15th.  

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invites you to join Kingsman: The Secret Service when it hits Digital HD™ May 15 and Blu-ray™ and DVD June 9. Matthew Vaughn, director of Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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The Surprisingly Prolific Comic Book Actors

20 April 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Hugh Jackman has played Logan aka Wolverine in seven different films. It’s an impressive number that will shortly increase with a third solo Wolverine film and possibly X-Men:Apocalypse, although at the time of writing he has yet to be officially cast. A few other names are snapping at the heels of Jackman, notably the cast of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you include the forthcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron, Chris Evans has played Captain America four times (five if you include his appearance as Loki using magic to look like the first Avenger in Thor: The Dark World), Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth have portrayed Black Widow and Thor respectively four times each whilst the King of the McU, Robert Downey Jr. has made an impressive six appearances as Iron Man/Tony Stark (including his post-credit appearance in The Incredible Hulk).

Unfortunately for Hugh Jackman, as far as this article is concerned, »

- Brendan Bergmanski

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Will the newly discovered ‘Wrinkle in Time’ pages influence the Disney film?

20 April 2015 12:26 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A never-before-seen passage from “A Wrinkle in Time” has hit the web. For those eagerly (or hesitantly) anticipating the Disney movie adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved sci-fi/fantasy book, the question arises, Could these newly discovered pages influence the direction of the film? “A Wrinkle in Time” — which would be likely classified as Ya today, though L’Engle once said her books were for people, not just children — follows 13-year-old Meg Murray and her wunderkind five-year-old brother Charles Wallace as they traverse between planets to find their missing scientist father. Jennifer Lee, who co-directed “Frozen,” is set to pen the script for Disney’s upcoming big screen take on the book. Last week, The Wall Street Journal posted the cut passage, three typewriter-composed pages discovered by L’Engle’s granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis. In these pages, which you can read here, Meg asks her father how the Black Thing (pure evil Mr. »

- Emily Rome

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'X-Men: Apocalypse' Will Change the Franchise's Universe

20 April 2015 2:02 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Later this month, production will begin in Montreal on the highly-anticipated X-Men: Apocalypse, which will be the last installment of the new trilogy that includes X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past. We know the story is set in the 1980s, but very few plot details have been confirmed at this point. The movie, set for release on May 27, 2016, will also be bookended by two new movies that take place within the X-Men cinematic universe, Deadpool (February 12, 2016) and Gambit (October 7, 2016). Writer/producer Simon Kinberg revealed some new details about the upcoming installments.

"That has the same kind of integration. It's a smaller group. All of the films are aware of each other. I know what's happening in each story, of each of the movies and they certainly acknowledge each other. Things that happen in one film are acknowledged by the other movies. The result of the aftermath of »

- MovieWeb

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Britain's Got Talent continues with 9.5 million viewers on ITV

19 April 2015 3:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Britain's Got Talent dominated primetime last night (April 18) with an audience of more than 9.5 million, according to overnight figures.

The ITV reality show averaged 9.54m (44.1%) from 8pm, with a further 537k (2.7%) watching on +1.

Ninja Warrior UK appealed to 3.54m (19.6%) in the 7pm hour, and Play to the Whistle managed 2.54m (12.9%) from 9.15pm.

BBC One's Atlantis continued with 2.58m (11.8%) from 8.25pm. The National Lottery Live was watched by 2.52m (11.6%) before the latest Casualty treated 4.21m (21.6%).

On BBC Two, a Dad's Army repeat entertained 1.24m (5.9%) and a screening of Jane Eyre averaged 1.05m (5.2%).

Over on Channel 4, The World's Most Extreme was seen by 837k (3.9%) in the 8pm hour. X-Men: First Class followed with an audience of 1.08m (6.4%).

Channel 5's latest episode of CSI garnered 741k (4.7%) from 10.10pm.

The multichannels were topped by ITV2's Britain's Got More Talent, which was watched by 1.21m (6.2%) from 9.15pm. »

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Bryan Singer: Lucas Till to return as Havok for X-Men: Apocalypse

18 April 2015 9:31 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Bryan Singer has confirmed Lucas Till is returning as Havok in X-Men: Apocalypse.

The actor played the role in X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past and Singer announced via Instagram that he would be reprising the role.

Welcome back #lucastill #xmen #XmenApocalypse #jamesmcavoy #michaelfassbender #jenniferlawrence #nicholashoult #rosebyrne How time flies! #XmenFirstClass

A photo posted by Bryan Singer (@bryanjaysinger) on Apr 17, 2015 at 1:57pm Pdt

James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and Nicholas Hoult are heading up the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse with Oscar Isaac as the villain Apocalpyse.

Rose Byrne and Evan Peters also return, with this instalment understood to be the final part of a trilogy.

Alexandra Shipp as Storm, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Nightcrawler, Ben Hardy as Angel, Tye Sheridan as Cyclops and Olivia Munn as Psylocke are all newcomers to the cast.

It will mean brothers Havok and Cyclops will »

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X-men: Apocalypse Adds Lucas Till; Independence Day 2 Brings Back Bill Pullman

17 April 2015 6:10 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

There’s been talk of Bill Pullman’s return as President Thomas J. Whitmore in Independence Day 2 for a while, but now it’s finally official - although technically he can’t be president anymore, right? Regardless, not only did Roland Emmerich announce Pullman’s return, but he also revealed that Judd Hirsch will be back as well. Hirsch played David’s (Jeff Goldblum) father Julius Levinson in the original. So now the list of returning cast members includes Pullman, Hirsch, Goldblum, Brent Spiner as Dr. Brackish Okun, the kooky scientist at Area 51, and Vivica A. Fox as Captain Steven Hiller’s (Will Smith) wife, Jasmine Dubrow. As for the newcomers, we’ve got Liam Hemsworth as President Whitmore’s son-in-law, Jessie Usher as Steven Hiller’s son (presumably an older Dylan Dubrow), Travis Tope as a character named Charlie, and Charlotte Gainsbourg and Joey King in unknown roles. »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Lucas Till Will Return as Havok in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

17 April 2015 5:26 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Lucas Till is set to return as Havok in Bryan Singer‘s “X-Men: Apocalypse,” the director announced on social media Friday. Havok is a mutant with the ability to absorb and discharge energy who previously appeared in Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class” and Singer’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender star alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult and Rose Byrne, while newcomers include Ben Hardy, Lana Condor and Olivia Munn, who was recently cast as Psylocke. Also Read: Olivia Munn Cast as Psylocke Alongside Jennifer Lawrence in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Singer is directing from a script by Simon Kinberg, »

- Jeff Sneider

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Lucas Till Returning as Havok in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

17 April 2015 3:57 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lucas Till has joined the cast of “X-Men: Apocalypse,” reprising his role as Havok.

Director Bryan Singer posted the news on Twitter and Instagram on Friday.

Till played Havok — a mutant who has the ability to absorb energy and discharge it — in both “X-Men: First Class” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” in which the character served in the Vietnam War as a military test subject.

Olivia Munn and Lana Condor have joined the cast as Psylocke and Jubilee, respectively, alongside returning stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult and Rose Byrne.

Ian McKellen (Magneto) and Patrick Stewart (Professor X) will not be returning for the next installment. “Apocalypse” will be Jennifer Lawrence’s last appearance as Mystique, she recently confirmed.

Singer is directing the film from a script by Simon Kinberg, Dan Harris and Michael Dougherty. Fox will open “X-Men: Apocalypse” on May 27, 2016. Till will be seen next in Paramount’s “Monster Trucks, »

- Dave McNary

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Lucas Till Will Return as Havok for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

17 April 2015 3:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Thought ditching the old-timers from X-Men: Days of Future Past would make X-Men: Apocalypse a bit less cumbersome? Maybe so, but there are still members of the younger cast roster signing on for the new movie. Bryan Singer‘s mutant extravaganza continues to grow with the confirmed return of Lucas Till, who played Alex Summers a.k.a. Havok in X-Men: First Class […]

The post Lucas Till Will Return as Havok for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Lucas Till returning as Havok in X-Men: Apocalypse

17 April 2015 3:21 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Bryan Singer has taken to Instagram to announce that Lucas Till is set to reprise his role as Alex Summers / Havok in next year’s X-Men: Apocalypse, with the actor joining an ever growing list of characters in the mutant superhero sequel.

Till made his debut as Havok in 2011’s Matthew Vaughn-directed X-Men: First Class, and also returned for a brief cameo under Bryan Singer last year in X-Men: Days of Future Past. His appearance in Apocalypse means we’ll be seeing Alex and Scott Summers (a.k.a. Cyclops) sharing the big screen for the very first time, with Tye Sheridan (Mud) set to play the younger Summers brother.

X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 19th, 2016 and stars X-Men veterans James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Evan Peters (Quicksilver), Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert) and Lucas Till (Havok) alongside Oscar Isaac »

- Gary Collinson

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'X-Men: Apocalypse': Lucas Till Will Return as Havok!

17 April 2015 3:21 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Production is expected to begin on X-Men: Apocalypse later this month in Montreal, under the direction of Bryan Singer. While several cast members are already in place, director Bryan Singer announced on his Twitter page today that Lucas Till is reprising his role as Havok from X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past. X-Men: Apocalypse is already confirmed to be set in the 1980s, and it will be the last installment in this new trilogy, after X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Lucas Till joins a growing cast that also includes Oscar Isaac (Apocalypse), Alexandra Shipp (Storm), Sophie Turner (Jean Grey), Tye Sheridan (Cyclops), Rose Byrne (Moira McTaggert), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Nightcrawler}, Ben Hardy (Angel), Lana Condor (Jubilee) and Olivia Munn (Psylocke). X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past stars James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast) and »

- MovieWeb

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Bryan Singer Reveals Lucas Till Back as Havok in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'

17 April 2015 3:10 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

It's getting to the point that X-Men: Apocalypse isn't going to have enough screen time for all the mutants who are slated to appear in the film, and it just so happens that one more has been added to the cast. Director Bryan Singer has taken to Instagram yet again to reveal that franchise star Lucas Till, who played the mutant Havok in a pivotal supporting role in X-Men: First Class and a brief appearance in X-Men: Days of Future Past, will be back for the next film in the mutant franchise. There's no indication as to how involved he'll be in this sequel, but this addition really has the potential to make things interesting. Here's the post Bryan Singer made on Instagram about Lucas Till in X-Men: Apocalypse: Welcome back #lucastill #xmen #XmenApocalypse #jamesmcavoy #michaelfassbender #jenniferlawrence #nicholashoult #rosebyrne How time flies! #XmenFirstClass A photo posted by Bryan Singer »

- Ethan Anderton

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Superhero Showdown 2015 – Avengers: Age of Ultron vs Ant-Man vs The Fantastic Four

17 April 2015 12:19 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Gary Collinson on the 2015 superhero box office showdown…

Revisiting Last Year’S Predictions

Before we turn our attention to this year’s line-up of superhero movies, we’ll start as always by casting our eye back twelve months to last year’s predictions, as Marvel continued the build to Avengers: Age of Ultron with Captain America: The Winter Soldier as well as launching the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Guardians of the Galaxy, Fox brought together its two X-Men timelines for X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sony killed the Spider-Man franchise (again) with The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Last Year’s Prediction - “As for the biggest earner of the year, I can’t look past The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and I expect the sequel to pull in around $700 million, followed by Captain America: The Winter Soldier and X-Men: Days of Future Past with around $550 – $600 million apiece (if »

- Gary Collinson

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Lucas Till will return as Havok in X-Men: Apocalypse

17 April 2015 11:56 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

We're going to have quite the mutant-palooza with X-men: Apocalypse; director Bryan Singer has added yet another familiar mutant to the film's growing cast. Singer used Instagram to announce the return of Lucas Till for X-men: Apocalypse. Till has played the mutant Havok in both X-men: First Class and X-men: Days Of Future Past. Welcome back #lucastill #xmen #XmenApocalypse #jamesmcavoy #michaelfassbender #jenniferlawrence #nicholashoult #rosebyrne How time flies! »

- Kevin Fraser

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Lucas Till Returns For "X-Men: Apocalypse"

17 April 2015 11:37 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Lucas Till is set to reprise the role of Havok for a third time in Bryan Singer's upcoming "X-Men: Apocalypse". The last instalment in this new trilogy, Till had a key supporting role "X-Men: First Class" and a lesser appearance in "X-Men: Days of Future Past".

Till joins returning cast members James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Rose Byrne (Moira McTaggert) and Evan Peters (Quicksilver) alongside new additions Oscar Isaac (Apocalypse), Alexandra Shipp (Storm), Sophie Turner (Jean Grey), Tye Sheridan (Cyclops), Kodi Smit-McPhee (Nightcrawler}, Ben Hardy (Angel), Lana Condor (Jubilee) and Olivia Munn (Psylocke).

The announcement comes as Olivia Munn has used social media to post a photo that shows off a woman in a latex outfit, albeit only a partial glimpse at said outfit. This has quickly led to suggestion that it's a sneak peek at her Psylocke costume for the film. »

- Garth Franklin

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Rickman, Cooke, Booth join 'The Limehouse Golem'

17 April 2015 5:41 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Hanway Films secures deal with Lionsgate for UK rights; producer Stephen Woolley says the twist in the film trumps The Crying Game.

Alan Rickman, Olivia Cooke and Douglas Booth have signed on to star in gothic murder mystery The Limehouse Golem, from a screenplay by Jane Goldman (Kingsman: The Secret Service).

Goldman, whose screenplay work includes The Woman In Black and X-Men: First Class, adapted Peter Ackyroyd’s bestselling novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem.

HanWay Films have boarded worldwide sales rights to the film, which will be produced by Number 9 Films and directed by Juan Carlos Medina (Painless).

Lionsgate Films has newly acquired UK and Irish distribution rights to the film from Hanway.

The Limehouse Golem is set in 1880, in the dangerous Limehouse district of London where a series of grisly murders have shaken the community. The press claim they’re the work of The Golem - a legendary creature from dark times - and the »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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