The Revenant, a film inspired by true events about a man struggling to survive the uncharted American wilderness in 1823, definitely took over a sizable part of award ceremonies and box office earnings last year. The film won three Golden Globes, five BAFTAs, and three Academy Awards. The Revenant also grossed nearly $183 million in North America alone. Additionally, it is widely known as the film that earned Leonardo DiCaprio his first ever Academy Award after decades in the Читать далее
Let’s face it — merch is half the fun of being a fan. Many love to publicize which films, comics and characters are our favorites, and will jump at any chance to do just that. Though some merch is just outright kooky, many can’t resist the urge to collect. So, all the better when a fun item comes along that has both practical and fanatical purposes.
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The holidays may seem a long way away still, but Amazon has already started presales for their Limited Edition Box Set for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which is sure to be on many gift lists this year when it is released in December. Released in theaters this past March, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the second movie in DC’s new Extended Universe, following on from 2013’s Man of Steel. The film did phenomenally well at the box office, raking in Читать далее
The world was taken by storm earlier this year thanks to Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal of T’Challa, better known as Black Panther, in Captain America: Civil War. Boseman was one of the standout characters in the ensemble and made viewers excited for what is to come next. Black Panther will give audiences their next chance to see the hero and king of Wakanda and his technologically advanced nation. Marvel Studios has tapped Ryan Coogler to both direct and co-write the film, Читать далее
Few properties in the pop culture zeitgeist have a fan base that can rival Star Wars. For nearly 40 years, moviegoers have been infatuated with the galaxy far, far away Читать далее
Fresh off a solid first weekend gross for The Magnificent Seven, director Antoine Fuqua is turning his attention to the Scarface remake that he’s now working on. This new take on the tale is said to take place in Los Angeles and focus on the story of a Mexican immigrant. While this new Scarface has two great films to live up to, it should be interesting to learn who else will be involved.
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There is currently no shortage of movies based on comic books, and recently video games have made a bigger push to be taken seriously in the world of film. Meanwhile, children’s toys continue to be a reliable source of Hollywood inspiration. The Lego Movie proved that even toys without a specific narrative behind them can be used to build a unique and fun world. Now that Legos have gone on to be a success on the big screen, other popular toys are sure to follow.
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It’s no secret that Disney is one of the most dominant companies in the entertainment industry. Among the many properties the Mouse House owns are Marvel and Lucasfilm, the studios behind two of the largest film franchises of all-time. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has grown exponentially in eight years, collectively grossing $10.2 billion globally since the first Iron Man movie. And Star Wars came back in a massive way last year, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaking just Читать далее