Today, when the announcement flashed across my Twitter feed that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm and that a new Star Wars VII would be released in 2015, it completely took over my mind for the rest of the day. Of course, the biggest questions in my mind was, “Now that Anakin Skywalker’s story is wrapped up,… Read More


If you’ve seen the new Iron Man 3 trailer, your head has probably been spinning ever since, wondering how it will connect with Iron Man 1 and 2 and Avengers and continue Tony Stark’s character arc (and we don’t mean the reactor). What’s up with the Tony-less armor? What’s up with Tony getting his butt… Read More


Can we just admit one sad fact to ourselves? The Magic Kingdom has lost its magic. After a brief spurt of resurrected brilliance in the late Eighties and early Nineties, Disney firmly and finally traded its hat full of magic for the cold math of franchises. Allowing the deliberate construction of franchises (not stories, mind… Read More


By now, any halfway decent fan of comic movies knows that, following the success of The Avengers, Marvel is continuing their run of films with Captain America: the Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, Ant Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy. While we’ve already gotten some clues on what will be in Captain America 2-as… Read More


We know that Thor 2, releasing November 2013, has been announced as the second of the next round of Avengers films, following Iron Man 3. However, we know relatively little of what it will be about aside from rumors that have been swirling around the Internet for the last couple months. These rumors include talk… Read More


Watching Item 47, you have to assume it was built to sell the idea of a SHIELD TV series. If this is the case, it does its job quite effectively. If it wasn’t, well, the short doesn’t really seem to fit anywhere else. [SPOILER ALERT: Yes, despite my attempts not to give anything away too… Read More


Getting together with family and friends, mounds of rich foods, and thinking of others is all good and well, but how about the movies coming out this holiday season? We’re in for a tasty, diverse spread of action, fantasy, and musicality that will rival the best Thanksgiving feast. Because we can’t resist sharing with you… Read More


First, I must say, I completely love the LOTR trilogy. So what I say next is more fanboy exuberance than actual criticism. I firmly believe that whatever Peter Jackson has in store for us in November will be awesome. Now, having said that, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little surprised… Read More


The athleticism of college football players is a wonder to behold. They can run at incredible speeds, move tremendous loads, and explode like dynamite. Even carrying 25-plus pounds of gear, they can perform full forward flips and even hurdle other players. But just when you thought they were amazing enough, consider what would happen if… Read More


We’ve already tried to imagine an alternate world in which Marvel’s Avengers met in college and then tried to decide what their majors would be. Well, we are an equal opportunity publication and we don’t want you DC fans to feel slighted. This got us thinking about the Justice League, the nearest approximation to the… Read More