Here’s our latest look at Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as they assemble in preparation to tangle with Ultron.I’m still decidedly on the “CAN’T WAIT!!!!” mindset. Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver join the main team and in the distance soaking in the sun is new member Vision, who is being kept out of the main spotlight … for now.
Nice to see Captain America taking center stage and not Iron Man for a change.
Also, that’s so amazingly considerate of Marvel Studios to make this a vertical poster as I’m already envisioning where I’ll be displaying it at home.
I’ll break down my thoughts on all the winners and losers very soon, but for now, here’s a look at some of the hottest stars and what they rocked to the biggest night of the movie calendar year. Who’s your favorite and who should have tried another outfit? Continue Reading
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Some creative imagery and a haunting performance Scarlett Johansson aren’t enough to save “Under the Skin” from being the oddest and most frustrating film I’ve seen all year. Continue Reading
Ok, time for the part that made this year so much fun. Breaking down my favorite films of 2014. There was so many quality movies this year that I really just wanted to cheat and have a Top 20, but I (somewhat) played fair. Films that weren’t nationally released by the time of this writing have to wait until 2015 for inclusion. (Edited: One just got freed up for 2014 inclusion resulting in a slight change).
No need for much of a build-up, let’s go to the list! Continue Reading
It’s a safe bet that “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” will be the highest grossing film of the year next year, but I was curious how the principal seven cast members fared when it came to being the biggest box office draw on a non-Avengers year. Of the main cast — Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner — only Hemsworth didn’t have a film released in 2014 (fitting as he has four coming in 2015).
And to make it fair, I eliminated “Captain America: The Winter Soldier [Blu-ray]” so Evans, Johansson and Jackson had to get by on their other projects. Still, by a wide margin, Johansson proved to be the most profitable Avenger in 2014 carrying films that otherwise would have limped to weak returns at the box office. But you may be surprised how far and away she outdid her co-stars. Continue Reading
Mark Ruffalo (47) – The critics adored you in “Begin Again” and the raves are already rolling in for “Foxcatcher,” and of course I’m looking forward to you reprising your role as Dylan Rhodes in “Now You See Me 2” in 2016. Until then I suppose I’ll just have to be satisfied with your awesome portrayal of Bruce Banner in “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Sigh.
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