Kevin Feige, president of production at Marvel Studios, is a smart man. Combined, his films have a worldwide box office gross of $8.3 billion. With the upcoming release of Thor: The Dark World and the release of Iron Man 3 last May, it’s safe to say Marvel’s “Phase Two” of the requisite superhero flicks leading up to 2015’s release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron is well underway. However, one could also say that Marvel needs to keep things fresh and perhaps unpredictable – not just fillers a la Captain America: The First Avenger to the initial Avengers to keep fandoms’ appetites whet and the box office bucks flowing. So, below are a list of ways the guys at Marvel can (and have chosen to) mix it up. Continue reading
There’s a reason there are three, two hour-long Shakespeare adaptations set up to record on my DVR, and that reason can best be summed up by two words: Tom Hiddleston. If anyone could get me to watch Shakespeare’s histories, it’s Tom. Continue reading
There’s something about London-native Joseph Gatt, appearing in the highly-anticipated Star Trek: Into Darkness, that sets you at ease. Despite his history of playing the bad guy and his incredibly defining and intimidating looks, within five minutes of talking to Joe you’ll feel like you’re catching up with an old friend. This all comes down to the fact that, even with his impressive resume, he’s still just a geek like the rest of us.
In this interview, Joe talks with us about his experience working in motion capture gaming, what it was like walking onto the bridge of the Enterprise every day, and why being Superman for a day seems pretty cool. Continue reading
This week I watched the new trailer for Thor: The Dark World and this is what I learned:
We’re going to Asgard
All the original actors are back for the sequel but instead of being set on Earth we get to spend time in Asgard and the Nine Realms as Thor battles against a mysterious and all powerful enemy. Continue reading