Archive for November 17, 2017
Laurence Fishburne wanted to play a Marvel character long before it was announced that he would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Dr. Bill Foster in Ant-Man and the Wasp. Fishburne is one of a small number of actors to play both DC and Marvel characters.
Fishburne’s first role in a major superhero film came in 2007 when he voiced the Silver Surfer in 20th Century Fox’s Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Fishburne was later cast as Perry White, the Editor-in-Chief at the Daily Bugle, in Man of Steel, the first movie in the DC Expanded Universe. Fishburne reprised the role in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice ...
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald producer David Heyman reveals why Jude Law is the perfect actor to portray young Albus Dumbledore. Despite being connected to the wildly successful Harry Potter universe, the first film in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise featured a whole host of new characters that weren’t guaranteed to resonate with fans of J.K. Rowling’s previous fictional creations. A key component to the warm reception for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was Eddie Redmayne’s endearing and engaging portrayal of the shy, eccentric magizoologist Newt Scamander.
Fans will be excited to see Scamander return for the sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The ...
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The reviews are in, folks, and it’s official: Justice League is a fun superhero romp, but it’s also a bit of a mess. While the film has almost universally been deemed a step up from the likes of Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad, it fails to clear the high bar set by the DCEU’s other 2017 release, Wonder Woman. Long story short, it’s not nearly as good as it should be.
Justice League looks to have found itself in an awkward middle ground between the other four DCEU films. Sporting a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 38 percent as of this writing, reviews are registering at every conceivable point on the spectrum. Critics’ reactions vary so wildly ...
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Major spoilers for Justice League.
There’s a big villain in Justice League and it isn’t Steppenwolf: it’s reshoots. The exact nature of the DCEU’s infamous reshoots has been debated endlessly over the past year – was Joss Whedon executing a massive course correct or simply helping out Zack Snyder? Whatever was true, most had assumed we’d never truly know.
However, nobody quite expected the reshoots to be quite so rampant or obvious in the movie itself; Justice League is a mishmash of tone, narrative and character, with glaring leaps in feel and some downright-shocking CGI that makes cracking the case a ...
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