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Marvelverse at A Crossroads Leads the Way In A Big Year for Genre Franchises

William Bradley | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In a movie year marked by a raft of famous genre franchises, the Marvelverse is set once again to lead the way. What Marvel calls its interlocking "Marvel Cinematic Universe" features the return of the Avengers, and a quirky new title, Ant-Man, coming on July 17.

China Cracks Down on 'Western Values' in Textbooks, but Embraces Hollywood's 'Captain America'

Mike Medavoy | Posted 04.26.2015 | World
Mike Medavoy

The Cultural Revolution days of an autarkic closed information loop when the Communist Party could dictate a narrative for an isolated and impoverished society are over for China. To believe otherwise is to undermine the very links to the rest of the world that have enabled China to become the ever-more prospering world power it is today.

How American Sniper Became a Surprise Mega-Hit Honoring America's Martial Culture and Highlighting the Futility of the Iraq War

William Bradley | Posted 01.25.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

American Sniper is well on its way to being the biggest war film ever at the domestic box office, and second most popular R-rated film ever behind The Passion of the Christ.

Antonia Blumberg

Meet Sikh Captain America

HuffingtonPost.com | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.22.2015 | Religion

What if Captain America wore a turban and roamed the streets fighting intolerance? This is exactly the superhero cartoonist Vishavjit Singh envisio...

Vote for the Moviegoers Best Blockbuster Film Awards

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Gene Del Vecchio

This award is unique by giving general moviegoers (not just industry professionals) the opportunity to vote for the best blockbuster film (among the top 10 box office movies), based upon each blockbuster's artistic quality (not simply your favorite).

Maureen Ryan

The First New Show Of 2015 Is Really Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment

That sound you heard as 2015 arrived was a long exhale of relief. It feels good to give the one of the first new shows of the year, "Marvel's Agen...

Mad About the '60s ... 50th Anniversary of Coup Classic Seven Days In May

William Bradley | Posted 11.30.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Today we think of the 1970s as the heyday of the conspiracy thriller, but the reality is that the conspiracy genre flourished a decade earlier, before most of the disillusionment. And it did so in large part at the encouragement of none other than the President of the United States.

Robert Downey Jr. Set For 'Captain America 3' Civil War

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment

"There's no plans for an 'Iron Man 4,'" Robert Downey Jr. told David Letterman during an interview on Oct. 7. "There’s no script for 'Iron Man 4,' b...

What Captain America Can Teach Us About Diversity, Inclusion and Retention in Higher Education

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 12.03.2014 | College
Sheena C. Howard

According to recent data, only 3 percent of all college and university presidents are women of color; this is disturbingly low and reflective of the overall landscape of higher education when it comes to faculty and administrators.

14 Reasons Why Captain America: The Winter Soldier Is the Best Pop Movie of the Year

William Bradley | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.

On the Road To Term 4, Jerry Brown Dispenses With Kashkari and Rolls With Arnold Schwarzenegger

William Bradley | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

After kicking off the fall campaign with his latest Labor Day weekend tour, Governor Jerry Brown ... wait. That didn't happen. I don't know what Jerry Brown did on Labor Day weekend, but it wasn't that.

Breaking Bad, Sherlock, and Television's Golden Age of Anti-Heroes

William Bradley | Posted 09.03.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Whether all these figures are anti-heroes, or in some cases something else entirely, is an interesting question. As is the question of why anti-heroes are so important in quality television. Short form answer is that they match the times. It's a mostly cynical and sour era, with little faith in institutions or, generally speaking, leaders.

10 Reasons Why Guardians of the Galaxy Has Turned Into A Smash Hit

William Bradley | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Defying a lot of early expectations, five of the most oddball characters ever to gain a mass audience the newest superheroes of the Marvelverse and, in Guardians of the Galaxy, one of the biggest hit movies of the year.

Captain Conservative vs. the Marvel Universe

Robert Brenner | Posted 10.11.2014 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Captain Conservative here. By day, I'm a mild mannered cable TV reporter for Fox News. By night, I'm a masked vigilante fighting for truth, justice, and traditional family values. And my bionic eyes don't like what they see going on in the Marvel Universe.

Amazon Just Made It Harder To Buy Disney DVDs

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology

It seems some popular Disney superheroes may have a new enemy on their hands: Amazon.com. This week, Amazon customers found themselves out of luck ...

Sikh Temple Shooting Anniversary Reminds Us an American Hero Can Have a Turban and Beard

Vishavjit Singh | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Vishavjit Singh

We can all be heroes flying in stealth mode, capturing the hearts and minds of our fellow Americans, leaving no room for Osama's ghost and the racism and xenophobia that continues to haunt us.

Here's Nearly Every Easter Egg From The Marvel Movies

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment

In its movies, Marvel loves throwing subtle -- sometimes not-quite-so subtle -- nods to comics, television shows and other films in its expansive cata...

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Decimates Box Office Expectations

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 08.07.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy" blasted past expectations at the weekend box office. Marvel Studios' cosmic romp starring Chris Pratt,...

Why 24 Lived Another Day and Will Live Again

William Bradley | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Given that the show had seemed near played out when it ended its eight-season run four years ago, the question is why the longest-running espionage TV series in history seems still to have a lot of life left in it 13 years after it first ran.

What Awesome Conservative Cartoon Death Is America Missing out On?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.18.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it's getting worse.

Why DC Comics Should Replace Wonder Woman With a Man

Seriously Skewed | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Yes. Wonder Woman -- a fantastic character that stands in her own right as a member of the DC pantheon of Gods and on par with Superman and Batman. That to me is giving respect to minorities, not what Marvel Comics is doing.

The New Captain America Is Black

Posted 07.17.2014 | Black Voices

There's a new Captain America coming to town. Sam Wilson, Captain America's longtime partner The Falcon, will be replacing Steve Rogers this fall ...

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

The Avengers Rally Around Father With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.16.2014 | Good News

Cast members from the Marvel Cinematic Universe are proving they don’t need real super powers to do something heroic. Many actors from “The Av...

Captain America On a Not So Stereotypical Mission

Vishavjit Singh | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Vishavjit Singh

I have many more stops on this journey across the nation breaking down stereotypes, not only of turbans, but of red, blue, right and left America.