The new trailer for the live-action fairy tale nabbed the most views in a day. This could be the biggest Memorial Day weekend, thanks to “Alice” and “X-Men” sequels. And Mark Ruffalo promises a “Hulkier” Hulk and a killer Cate Blanchett in “Thor: Ragnarok.”
“Batman v Superman,” “Captain America: Civil War” and “X-Men: Apocalypse” share too much in common. In each one, superheroes turn on one another, thanks to a manipulative villain. Use this handy chart to see how right we are.
On Tuesday, the hashtag #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend became a top trending topic on Twitter, which advocacy group GLAAD says is a sign that audiences are eager for significant LGBT characters in their superhero movies.
"Captain America" has found a worthy competitor in a bunch of flightless birds. "The Angry Birds Movie" soared to $39 million in its debut weekend, knocking "Captain America: Civil War" off its first-place perch, while new adult comedies "Neighbors 2" and the "The Nice Guys" struggled to get their footing, according to comScore estimates Sunday.
The last two "X-Men" movies - "Days of Future Past" (2014) and "First Class" (2011) - were wonderful surprises that didn't conform to the notion that sequels are, more than likely, woefully inferior to the original. Rejuvenating the Marvel franchise with a strong, alternate cast playing youthful versions of the characters turned out to be a stroke of blockbuster inspiration.
If you were casting a supervillain in a comic-book movie, odds are Oscar Isaac wouldn't be the first person you'd think of. Until he broke out to worldwide fame last year in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" as ace pilot Poe Dameron - a guy squarely on the light side of the Force - Isaac was best known for his work in heady, small-scale fare like "Inside Llewyn Davis," "A Most Violent Year" and "Ex Machina."
Acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad won Academy Award nominations for his past two features, "Paradise Now" and "Omar," riveting thrillers about the political plight facing many living in the eternally troubled Mideast.
Iran's state news agency is reporting that the cast and crew "The Salesman," which won two prizes at the Cannes film festival this week, have returned to the Iranian capital where they were greeted by crowds of fans.
In The Angry Birds Movie, there's an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds — or almost entirely. Red (Jason Sudeikis), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad), and the volatile Bomb (Danny McBride) have always been outsiders, but when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.
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