Archive for June 17, 2017
A new Spider-Man: Homecoming poster showcases Iron Man and Avengers Tower in a simple, elegant design. Besides Superman and Batman, there’s perhaps no other superhero as popular or famous as Spider-Man. Yet they can’t compete with the Web Slinger’s licensing revenue. Peter Parker’s alter ego remains the most profitable of the three to the tune of 1.3 billion in product sales each year. So it’s not too surprising that later this summer, we’ll see the third incarnation of the character on the big screen in 20 years.
But Spider-Man is also quite a bit newer than those other two, only having been created in the 1960s by Stan Lee. The character still feels fresh, fun and ...
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It’s hard out there for actors and actresses, especially when the heights of their careers are over and there is a need to find a new project that can revive them – reintroducing them to the public as a new character, or in a new genre, or as an older person altogether.
It can be extremely tricky to revive a career as audiences already have an opinion of you and remember you for something you’ve done. It’s not always necessarily easy to get the general public on board with a new project you’ve become involved with. The blessing of having an iconic character under your belt can sometimes also become a ...
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Margaret Atwood will give input on season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu’s widely acclaimed adaptation of her seminal 1985 novel. The show, which wrapped its first season last week, closely followed the book’s premise, reimagining the dystopian autocracy of Gilead. It’s set in the near future, in which an oppressive regime has overthrown the government and reverted America to a fundamentalist theocracy. Much of humanity has been rendered infertile by an increasingly decaying environment, and the remaining fertile women are kept as surrogate slaves to repopulate society. Elisabeth Moss stars as the central protagonist, Offred, one of these such handmaids who becomes involved with the burgeoning resistance.
The series has been universally lauded as a timely, incisive ...
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The release of the Netflix series Stranger Things tapped into a place many of us had forgotten: the joy of the kid-focused adventure movie. While an excellent TV series on its own, this show felt inspired by some of the classic childhood adventure movies of the past. From Adventures in Babysitting to The NeverEnding Story, we longed for the days of watching children our own age embarking on an adventure far beyond our reach. And, the movie at the heart of such childhood adventures is The Goonies.
Released back in 1985, The Goonies became etched ...
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