In case you want to do some binge watching leading up to the May release of Age of Ultron.
Now if you want to be incredibly inclusive and stretch out beyond the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), you could always start with Howard the Duck and then blaze through the Blade, X-Men, Spider-Man, Punisher, Daredevil, and Fantastic Four movies. Not that you would want to.
It’ll probably be years before another movie becomes my favorite choice for Halloween movie night. And Good Bad Flicks does a good job here with pointing out some of the little-known nods in the movie that make it so excellent.
Unfortunately, they don’t get everything right. You’ll notice that some of the references pointed out are a bit of a stretch. And some aren’t mentioned at all. Still, it’s a fun video.
Gal Gadot will play the Amazonian.
Rich Johnston | Bleeding Cool
I have been informed by those who have seen the greenlit treatment that the film will spends the first half on Paradise Island with warring Amazon factions vying for control.
An arrival of a man on the island changes that status quo, as he asks the Amazons for help. Not necessarily Steve Trevor either…
Because when Wonder Woman joins him on his return to the world of Man, we all discover that it is the 1920s. And the film will then show Diana exploring that world – a world where women have only just got the vote – from her… unique perspective.
He also mentions that the sequel (if it happens) would take place in the 30s and 40s, during World War II, and a third film could possibly take place during the modern day with the Justice League.
It’s not a bad premise. Slightly different from the Wonder Woman TV show, but still unique and adaptive for a new audience. Let’s just hope it really is the Wonder Woman movie fans have earned.
James Eng | NBC News
Wearing Google Glass at the movies never was cool to begin with, and now it’s official: You can’t use the smart eyewear inside theaters. The Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners on Wednesday said they were officially banning the use of Glass and other wearable recording devices in the cinema as part of an updated “anti-theft policy.” The MPAA has said the movie industry loses billions of dollars a year due to piracy.
Didn’t realize Google Glass was being misused this way, especially due to the high price tag ($1500 a pop). But the move makes perfect sense as we enter an age in which it’s easier than ever to rip off the people who make our movies.
That said, I wonder how (and if) movie theater ushers will enforce this. In those dark theaters, telling Google Glass apart from normal eyeglasses could be a challenge, even if you are tech savvy to know what they look like. The glow could be a giveaway, though.
Luke Owen | Flickering Myth
Part of the challenge is to dazzle people with something they haven’t seen before,” director Alan Taylor says. “There are elements in our main villain that are straining the capacities of our brilliant visual-effects people. So that’s a good sign.”
I don’t see how bringing back Arnold “dazzles” anyone. Especially since it’s something we have seen before. Of course, they sort of give away who the new villain is in this spoilery article.
I’m also surprised to see that Emilia Clarke (the Mother of Dragons, herself) is anywhere near this project. The storyboards alone point to this movie being a mess.
I could be wrong, but I have a feeling that Terminator: Genisys will be a lot like its new title. New, but unnecessary.
It’s always fun to poke fun at the newly close relationship between Marvel and Disney. This could possibly be my favorite example yet.