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    Sam Mendes Mocks The Pitch He Received For 'The Avengers'; No Script, Just Comics With A Release Date

    We'll certainly give Marvel credit for doing the impossible in creating a linked cinematic universe for their characters that is (mostly) coherent and complete. It's certainly no easy task, but they've managed to take their brand beyond the comic book store and into the pop cultural sphe...

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    Oscars: Why 'Skyfall' Isn't Going To Be A Best Picture Nominee

    This week sees the 23rd James Bond film, "Skyfall," hit theaters in the U.K. and elsewhere in Europe, ahead of the film's U.S. release on November 9th. About ten days ago, it screened to critics, this writer included, to probably the most wildly positive reaction ever seen to a film in the franchise...

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    Wally Pfister Says 'The Avengers' Is "Appalling," Teases His Directorial Debut Is A Sci-Fi Film

    There are certain corners of the internet (or IMDB message boards) -- ones we usually dare not venture to -- where nerds battle it out over which comic book movie this summer was better: Joss Whedon's record breaking "The Avengers" or Christopher Nolan's epic finale "The Dark ...

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    Coulson Lives (Kind Of) In 'The Avengers' U.K. Home Video Release

    Is he or isn't he? When Joss Whedon decided to kill off beloved Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) in "The Avengers," fanboys immediately took to the interwebs to declare, speculate and hypothesize that he wasn't really dead, and that if viewed a certain way, he could still be alive. Or maybe it was a gran...

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    Marvel's Phase One Blu-ray Box Set Delayed Over Packaging Lawsuit

    With many budgets routinely crossing the $150 million threshold, studios keep a close eye on their tentpoles, making sure the films hit that four-quadrant sweet spot with nothing, not a blemish, to stop them. Every once in awhile, however, certain details are overlooked and the detail in the case of...

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    Joss Whedon Talks ‘The Avengers’ Deleted Scenes, Says He Was Trying To Make A War Movie

    Anyone with even a modicum of interest in putting comic books to film in a true and worthwhile way probably has breathed a few sighs of relief over the past few weeks. First, when “The Avengers” mastermind Joss Whedon was announced as taking the director’s seat on that film’s sequel, then when he wa...

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    Watch: 3 Minute 'The Avengers' Deleted Scenes Features Moody Captain America, Stan Lee Cameo & More

    Will over 30 minutes of deleted scenes on "The Avengers" upcoming home video release, at this rate it's all going to be online so you won't have to buy the damn thing (well, unless you want to watch the movie again, which you probably do). So far we've seen more Bruce Banner, H...

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    Watch: Alternate Opening To 'The Avengers' Is A Bit Of A Downer

    The summer movie season is basically over, but if you still need a shot of superhero adrenaline, Marvel has got you covered, as they drop their record-breaking "The Avengers" on home video next month with a boatload of extras. And that material continues to make its way online and after a ...

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    Summer 2012 Wrap-Up: Which Actors, Directors & Studios Came Out On Top?

    With "The Bourne Legacy" and "The Expendables 2" landing over the last couple of weekends, we're pretty much at the tail end of the tentpole-laden summer movie season. The rest of the month finds classic late-August programmers like "Premium Rush," "The Apparition" and "The Possession" hitting theat...

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    Watch: 'The Avengers' Goof Off In Gag Reel Plus Deleted Scene With Loki & Hawkeye

    So how much fun is it hanging out on set with folks like Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo and more, and making a movie that winds up earning over $1 billion at the box office? Pretty damned fun, at least if the gag reel for "The...

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