Archive for May 3, 2012

‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Trailer #3 Teases A Stylish, Dark, ‘Untold Story’

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Not about to be outdone by the theatrical release of Marvel’s The Avengers (read our review) – with Warner Bros.’ third Dark Knight Rises trailer tagging along – Sony has gone ahead and unveiled a third (and final?) trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man, a controversial revamping of the web-slinger movie franchise.

The latest theatrical promo for Andrew Garfield’s debut as Peter Parker will also be attached to Avengers prints. But even armed with some fantastic 3D effects, plus a potpourri of classic and modernized elements from the comics, can this Spider-Man reboot really go toe-to-toe with this summer’s superhero movie juggernauts?

Judging by this latest trailer: Amazing Spider-Man should at least put up a pretty dang good fight, as far as justifying Sony’s decision to reboot the franchise goes.

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‘Supernatural’ Renewed For Season 8; Will it Be its Last?

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Supernatural Season 8

The tale of the Winchester brothers will continue for another year, as The CW announced today that they have officially renewed Supernatural for season 8 – but could this be Supernatural’s final bow?

Despite an unconventional seventh season, news of Supernatural’s renewal isn’t likely to shock fans of the series. With news of showrunner Sera Gamble being replaced with Syfy’s Being Human showrunner Jeremy Carver – who formerly served as a producer on Supernatural - it left little debate about its chances for renewal.

For fans, their concern lies largely in what the focus of the series will be, as it heads into its eighth year on the air. Supernatural’s season 7 nemesis, the Leviathans, appropriately became a “C” storyline rather than a direct focus, fans began to wonder what had happened to the series they faithfully watched for many years.

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SR Geek Picks: Geeky Gandalf, Iron Man Cosplay, May The 4th and More…

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Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the web for you. Today you’ll find an Avenging Art Gallery; a geeky Gandalf shirt; a ‘super’ drawing of Agent Coulson; some superhero earrings; blockbuster posters with an indie twist; reasons to see The Avengers in theaters; a Dark Knight Rises design contest; and quite possibly the best Iron Man cosplay ever. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

Are you devouring any and everything you see with the words “The” and “Avengers” in it? Have you been salivating for the last four years in anticipation for the most ambitious super hero movie ever created? Well you should check in with the lovely chaps at iO9 who are busy giving you an in depth look at the design elements of The Avengers including interviews with production designers and ...

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‘The Avengers’ Video Interview: Joss Whedon on Flawed Heroes & Hulk Smash

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Joss Whedon’s highly anticipated epic ensemble comic-book movie The Avengers opens in theaters in the U.S. this Friday (read our review).

We had the opportunity to speak with the director at the Los Angeles press event for The Avengers about the following subjects:

  • How he located the “Buffy of the story” (the central idea) in The Avengers and made sure each character was given their due.
  • How the characters’ flaws ultimately work for them.
  • What he hoped to achieve in bringing his version of The Hulk to the big screen.

Both Whedon and Avengers fans have been anxiously anticipating the film since the moment that the director’s attachment to the project was announced. Those who were familiar with his work certainly understood Marvel’s logic. Whedon has a strong record of creating powerful ensemble pieces. He was one of the Academy Award-nominated scribes behind the first film in Pixar’s now ...

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‘Avengers’ Assembled Mondo Poster: Superheroes United in Style

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We’ve been keeping steady track of the posters for Marvel’s The Avengers that have been released by Mondo Tees, which specializes in (among other things) creating stylish movie memorabilia that is steadily in demand by fans who want to get their hands on their favorite limited edition collector’s items.

In case you missed it, we already posted the Black Widow and Hawkeye Mondo posters, followed soon after by the complete set of Avengers solo posters. All that’s left is to see a poster of the entire team assembled together – and that’s exactly what we have for you today.

As if you need to be told: The Avengers brings together Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk, Thor and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents Hawkeye and Black Widow, as they must find a way to ...

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