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(Approx.) 4 Reasons Why Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Could Suck

Dan Truong | Posted 10.02.2016 | Entertainment
Dan Truong

I've been following the film's development pretty closely, and I've seen both trailers put out so far about half a million times. That being said, I've seen some red flags go up.

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Loki Commandeers Comic-Con

Dan Persons | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Norse gods are such buttinskies,.. Syfy wants to take 12 MONKEYS to series... Bill Plympton salutes those CHEATIN' hearts...

Anti-Gay Marriage Group Targets Comic Book Publisher

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Florida Family Association, a conservative organization that says it's "defending American values," has set its sights on Marvel Comics and its pa...

EXCLUSIVE: First Look At Marvel's New Comic

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment

It's a good day to be a Marvel and/or Cirque du Soleil fan: The famed comic book house is debuting an all-new series based on the circus' widely laude...

Remembering the First – and Forgotten – Latino Spider-Man | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

Fox News Latino: So far, the new Latino Spider-Man has not received a very friendly neighborhood welcome from the Marvel Universe faithful. When...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: X-Men: First Class

Dan Persons | Posted 08.06.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

X-Men: First Class is the latest installment of the Marvel film franchise to use comic book action to address some potent social issues.

Cinefantastique Spotlight: Thor

Dan Persons | Posted 07.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Is Thor the film that will bring a Shakespearean gravitas to comic book drama, or is it just table setting for the impending The Avengers movie?

Getting the Hang of Thor's Day

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

While the movie's plot is rudimentary, Branagh's baby delivers. The action, spectacle, amusement and especially the otherworldly design are all top-notch.

Norwegian Films Offer Creative Sturm Und Drang for New York Cinephiles

Brad Balfour | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Culminating in last night's screening of the Marvel Comics based Thor films inspired by or created in the very chilly Scandinavian country of Norway have been in the NYC spotlight lately.

Thor Is Unfair to White People? Seriously?

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

So, last week I saw the trailer for the upcoming Thor feature film and thought it looked pretty darn solid. Not everyone agreed, though. And while s...

Will the iPad Save Comics?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Marvel Comics upped the digital distribution ante by releasing a highly praised reader app on the same day and date as Apple's new tablet. Too bad they got the business model wrong.

Will Spiderman Become a Teabagger? Will Loss Of Super-Hero Diversity Hurt Our Culture?

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Kall

Will edgy characters become Bambi-like because Disney is pressured by the Religious right? Or will Disney enter the darker worlds that Marvel Comics has historically explored?

"Spider-Man" Musical Production Delays?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is the upcoming "Spider-Man" musical stuck in a web of financial woes? Variety reports: Extensive work being done to prep for the technically dema...

Marvel's Iron Man Boosts Earnings

Yahoo Finance | Rory Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Marvel (NYSE: MVL - News) Entertainment's fourth-quarter earnings were buoyed by the release of Iron Man 2 on DVD, which accounted for the lion's shar...

Joe Johnston to Direct Captain America (Yay, Marvel!)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I know I give Marvel all kinds of crap (the recutting of Incredible Hulk and Daredevil, forcing Sam Raimi to use Venom in Spider-Man 3, playing chicke...

"Spider-Man 3" Propels Marvel To Heroic Quarter

Hollywood Reporter | Paul Bond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Marvel Entertainment beat quarterly financial expectations, raised its guidance for next year and spurred a 16% rally in its shares Monday, making it ...