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Avengers: Infinity War Gets an Amazing Retro Mashup Trailer!

I know a lot of you are excited about Avengers: Infinity War, so while we wait for it to be released, which seems like a lifetime away, we have a great retro mashup trailer for you to watch! It comes from Darth Blender and it features a mashup of footage from several classic superhero films that were made in the 80s and 90s. I'm sure you'll remember some of these if you were up to speed with what Marvel was doing during this era. Below the video, you'll find a list of all the films that were used and all the characters that the actors are meant to play.

I love that Chuck Norris in The Punisher! It also features Burt Reynolds as Iron Man, David Hasselhoff as Nick Fury, Jean-Claude Van Damme as Winter Soldier, Dennis Quaid as Star-Lord, Eddie Murphy as Falcon and more!

You are welcome to
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Outlander Recap: Mint Condition

Need to catch up? Check out the previous Outlander recap here.

So uh, what’s all this about another wife now?

Sure, other important stuff happens in this week’s Outlander. Jamie’s shop burns down. Someone dies. Ian shows up. But let’s focus on what’s important here: There’s another Mrs. James Alexander Malcolm MacKenzie Fraser running around out there, and if you, I, Fergus and the Ians know, it’s only a matter of time before La Dame Blanche finds out, as well.

Who could it be? Of course I know, as does any Oldlander who
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The 5 Weirdest Super Hero Adaptations Ever

  • Cinelinx
There have been some very good super-hero adaptations, some very bad ones, and some very weird ones. Here are five film and TV reworkings of popular super heroes that made fans scratch their heads and say “Wha…?”

The 3 Mighty Men (Aka 3 Dev Adam): Better known as Turkish Spider-Man, this strange, low-budget 1973 super hero flick has Captain America teaming up with popular masked Mexican wrestler El Santo, to fight the evil villain—Spider-Man? Yes, Spider-Man is the villain in this one. With the help of a slim Kingpin and some female henchwomen, Spidey stabs, strangles and even uses carnivorous gerbils to slay his victims. I’m not sure why Captain America is operating in Turkey, or why he doesn’t have a shield, or why he’s teaming with a Mexican wrestler, or why Spider-Man is criminal now, and what the hell what up with those puppets? (Don’t ask!
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Awfully Good Movies: Spider-Man Strikes Back (Video)

  • JoBlo
Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978) Director: Ron Satlof Stars: Nicholas Hammond, Robert Alda, Michael Pataki Today marks the day that Spider-Man finally swings back home to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Spider-man: Homecoming, so Awfully Good Movies is once again returning to the well of Marvel's early days of adapting their comic books for TV with 1978's Spider-man Strikes... Read More...
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Spider-man: Homecoming Gets a Spectacular Retro-Style Trailer Mashup

Spider-Man: Homecoming is one of the most anticipated films of 2017 and fans are eager to see more footage from it. While we wait for that, I've got an amazingly fun retro-style mashup trailer that was created by Darth Blender. It combines footage from The Amazing Spider-Man (1977), The Goonies (1985), Condorman (1981), and Tuff Turf (1985). The footage is all cut together to the audio of the Homecoming trailer. 

A young Peter Parker (Nicholas Hammond) begins to navigate his newfound identity as the Spider-Man. Do not miss this spectacular adventure recorded in high-fidelity stereo sound and clear color image. Prepare your tape and set your Vcr, because you'll rewatch it again and again off primetime!
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'The Sound of Music' Turns 50!

'The Sound of Music' Turns 50!
The hills are still alive with The Sound of Music, 50 years later.

Monday marks the official day The Sound of Music was released in 1965, and the heartwarming tale about the Von Trapp family singers still never gets old.

It's one of the most beloved classics with Julie Andrews playing the role of a governess, Maria, who brings love and music to the family of a widowed naval captain played by Christopher Plummer. So what are Andrews, Plummer, and the actors who plays their seven children up to now? ETonline breaks down what happened to one of our favorite casts.

Watch: Lady Gaga Worked with a Vocal Coach for 6 Months for Epic 'Sound of Music' Performance

Julie Andrews (Maria), 79, continued her acting career, but sadly she lost her singing voice after an operation in 1997. She still continued to act in lovable films like The Princess Diaries, Tooth Fairy and her voice is featured in films such as Shrek
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The Week in Spandex – Batman v Superman, DC Television, Guardians of the Galaxy, Ant-Man, The Hulk, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and more

Our weekly round up of all the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Arrow, The Flash, Constantine, Gotham, Batman, Teen Titans Go!, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Planet Hulk, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse and more…

As we approach the San Diego Comic-Con and an expected announcement from Warner Bros. on the future of the DC Cinematic Universe, the studio has given us our first look at Henry Cavill suited up as the Man of Steel in 2016′s Batman v Superman, with a promotional image arriving online just one day after we also caught our first glimpse of Cavill in his civvies as Clark Kent. Having already seen Ben Affleck as Batman last month, that just leaves Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman as the only member of the Trinity still under wraps,
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Awfully Good: The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)

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The Amazing Spider-Man (1977) Director: E.W. Swackhamer Stars: Nicholas Hammond, David White, Lisa Eilbacher When white people begin committing robberies and other crimes, it's obvious that they're simply under mind control and Spider-Man needs to find the true criminal responsible. Long before there was Andrew Garfield, way past Tobey McCryFace Maguire, and even pre-dating the animated 90s cartoon. there was 1977's The Amazing Spider-man. This hour and a half movie...
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Weekend Box Office: Chronicle, The Woman in Black Each Debut to Over $20M; Big Miracle Underwhelms

  • Moviefone
As I wrote yesterday (Here), I don't care which of the two big releases end up at number one for this weekend.  Chronicle and The Woman In Black are both low-budget over/under $15 million releases that are somewhat abnormal in terms of what's considered a mainstream release, both were exceedingly well-marketed (as opposed to 'saturation marketing'), and both are unqualified hits after their first three days.  But since I have to choose which film to discuss first, I will pick Chronicle (review), which A) I've seen and B) is the unofficial #1 film this weekend with $22 million (as opposed to The Woman In Black, which made 'just' $21 million).  Chronicle announces the arrival of director Josh Trank (and writer Max Landis, son of John).  The quite compelling and thoughtful character study, which plays with the genre trappings of as super-hero origin story through the 'found footage' format, cost just $12 million and drew
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“Chronicle,” “The Woman In Black” both debut to around $20 million

By Scott Mendelson

HollywoodNews.com: As I wrote yesterday (Here), I don’t care which of the two big releases end up at number one for this weekend. Chronicle and The Woman In Black are both low-budget over/under $15 million releases that are somewhat abnormal in terms of what’s considered a mainstream release, both were exceedingly well-marketed (as opposed to ‘saturation marketing’), and both are unqualified hits after their first three days. But since I have to choose which film to discuss first, I will pick Chronicle (review), which A) I’ve seen and B) is the unofficial #1 film this weekend with $22 million (as opposed to The Woman In Black, which made ‘just’ $21 million). Chronicle announces the arrival of director Josh Trank (and writer Max Landis, son of John). The quite compelling and thoughtful character study, which is plays with the genre trappings of as super-hero origin story through the ‘found footage’ format,
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News Bites: January 19th 2012

New photos of Katniss in black leather for The Hunger Games, and a close-up of Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows.

Posters for The Hunger Games, The Flowers of War, Project X, Jeff Who Lives At Home, Friends with Kids, Safe, The Lorax, We Need To Talk About Kevin, and a photo showing off some pre-production artwork from M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming sci-fi epic After Earth.

The full press conference in Tokyo this week for the upcoming "The Amazing Spider-Man" is now viewable on YouTube.

"New title Blu-ray dates - "Beneath the Darkness" on February 28th; "Happy Feet Two" and "The Three Musketeers 3D" on March 13th; "A Lonely Place to Die," "Take Shelter" and "The Muppets" on March 20th; "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked" on March 27th …" (full details)

"Classic title Blu-ray dates - the first three "American Pie" films on March 20th, Camelot: 45th Anniversary Edition on April 24th,
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Monday Mix-Up: “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “The Brady Bunch”

  • Comicmix
In this rare, never before seen crossover between The Amazing Spider-Man (starring Nicholas Hammond) and The Brady Bunch, we see Peter Parker in a relationship with Marcia Brady. That is, until Peter’s Spider-Sense predicts a fatal accident for Marcia. Can Spidey save Marcia in time, or will the ringing words of “with great power, comes great responsibility” prevent Peter from pursuing his heart’s desire?

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The Sound of Music Cast Reunites after 45 Years

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Here’s the thing about Oprah Winfrey. She knows how to suckpeople in. Clearly she’s been building her army of followers for decades—wooingthem with free cars and trips to Australia, tugging at their heartstrings withhuman tragedy, and luring them into her book club.

We admit, we’ve been holdouts—never willing to put her on our daily DVR list.But Oprah rises above the other hosts for one reason—tenacity. Slowly butsurely she captures the stragglers who have managed to elude her net.

So, how is Op finally converting the Passionistas to herfold? How else? Musicals. Today, Lady O is reuniting the cast of The Sound of Music, bringing themtogether for the first time in 45 years.

It may not be surprising that the Von Trapp children willall be present and accounted for (answering to each personalized whistle sound wehope). After all, Oprah doesn’t call
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Columbus Day, Brett Favre, And New York Comic Con Aftermath In Today's Twitter Report

Matt Fraction, Fred Van Lente and Mark Millar all seem to have their own ideas about what Columbus Day represents, and no matter how you feel about today's holiday, they've got wishes and ideas for you to ponder after the jump.

Meanwhile, most of the comics industry probably needed a holiday today, thanks to this year's New York Comic Con. Neil Gaiman didn't miss a beat, though, and dashed on over to a Comic Book Legal Defense Fund meeting. Check out what Jim Lee did when the show wrapped, as well as what advice Rob Liefeld has to offer Brett Favre down below.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is your Twitter Report for October 11, 2010.

Columbus Day pt. 1: @mattfraction happy columbus day! now get lost and slaughter something.

-Matt Fraction, Writer ("Thor," "Casanova")

Columbus Day pt. 2: @fredvanlente Happy Columbus Day! I celebrate by "discovering" a stranger's house. If he stops me from moving in,
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Character Actor Pataki Dies

  • WENN
Character actor Michael Pataki has lost his battle with cancer, aged 72.

Pataki, an accomplished voiceover actor, film and television star, died on 15 April. The type of cancer was not specified.

His film credits include Rocky IV, the villains in Grave of the Vampire and Airport '77, The Onion Field, The Dirt Gang, The Baby and The Bat People.

Pataki also made a guest appearance on the original Star Trek TV series, and enjoyed other small screen roles on shows including The Twilight Zone, My Favorite Martian, The Flying Nun, Bonanza, The Green Hornet and The Amazing Spider-Man series.

He also provided the voice of the Sewer King in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series and cartoon character, George Liquor for the Ren and Stimpy production house.

Veteran Character Actor Warren Vanders Dies

Warren Vanders was best known for his roles as bad guys in a host of western television series and films, including Rooster Cogburn (1975) starring John Wayne.  He also appeared in a handful of television sci-fi and fantasy productions.

He was born Warren John Vanderschuit in San Fernando, California, on May 23, 1930.  He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  A boxer and football star, injuries ended hopes of an athletic career.  He also studied drama, and soon began appearing on television.

He was featured in the recurring role of Chuck Davis in the western series Empire in 1963.  His other television credits include episodes of Mission: Impossible, The Invaders, Search, Kung Fu, and The Amazing Spider-Man.  Vanders also appeared in the prehistoric tele-film The Tribe (1974), and the sci-fi mystery The Space-Watch Murders (1975).  He was also seen in the 1979 docudrama The Bermuda Triangle.

Vanders died of lung cancer in a Pasadena,
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