All posts tagged "the avengers"

  • Film Reviews
    Thor: The Dark World (★★★½)

    You know a franchise is a keeper when its films start becoming comfortable in their own skins,...

  • Women in Cinema
    Women in Cinema: Where is Wonder Woman?

    With the unceasing popularity of comic book hero turned action movie star, many fans are wondering, where...

  • News
    James Spader to Play Ultron in Marvel’s ‘Avengers’ Sequel

    I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love the news that James Spader will be playing...

  • News
    Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Begins Production!

    Principal photography for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has commenced in the UK, according to Walt Disney...

  • News
    ‘The Avengers’ Wins Big at the Saturn Awards!

    Along with being one of the highest grossing films of all time, The Avengers was the big...

  • News
    Robert Downey Jr. Signs on for Two More Avengers Films

    This is an interesting bit of news. Robert Downey Jr. has come to an agreement to star...

  • News
    MTV Movie Awards Goes Big for ‘The Avengers’ and ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

    The MTV Movie Awards have officially (almost anyway…) moved away from the Twilight series into new territory with some of their choices that were seen in last night’s ceremony that hosted by Rebel Wilson, now an MTV Movie Award winner herself.  With sketches that included a wink from Oscar host James Franco,...

  • Article
    Oscar 2013 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Young)

    (The annual “Will Win/Should Win” of the Awards Circuit has been our most popular yet most challenging series where each writer let’s their final thoughts be known on the Oscar categories.  Each writer will reveal their choices everyday leading up to the Oscar ceremony.  Think you can do better?  Let your final...

  • News
    ‘The Avengers’ Cast to Present on Oscar® Show

    You can add Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo to the growing list of presenters on Oscar night. The Avengers was the highest grossing film of the year, and four out of the five actors are former Oscar nominees, so it is a nice addition to...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit: Best Visual Effects

    And the Nominees are… The Avengers – Janek Sirrs, Daniel Sudick, Jeff White, and Guy Williams Oscar Scene: Hulk smashing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – David Clayton, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, and R. Christopher White Oscar Scene: The introduction to Gollum Life of Pi – Erik De Boer, Donald Elliott, Guillaume Rocheron, and Bill Westenhofer...

  • News
    2013 Visual Effects Society Nominees Announced

    The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced their nominees for the VES Awards, and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey leads the pack with seven nominations. Life of Pi (presumed by many to be the favorite come Oscar time) and The Avengers are right behind the furry-footed hobbits with six nods. We’ll have to wait...

  • General
    Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 9/30)

    And the Oscar goes to…Homeland? Wait…what?! Oh, that’s right, I meant the The Emmys — only the second-most substantial entertainment awards ceremony of the year! The Awards Circuit was on hand Sunday to talk Emmys on our first LIVE Blog since the 84th Academy Awards in February. Not only was it an...

  • News
    Box Office Report (9.3.2012)

    After being left on the Lionsgate shelves for a fair amount of time, The Possession finally got its opportunity to play at the multiplex and won the final weekend at the box office, earning an estimated $17.2 million, wrapping up an interesting 2012 summer box office season. Outpacing the Prohibition-era crime drama Lawless,...

  • News
    Joss Whedon signed on to write/direct The Avengers 2, develop Marvel TV series!

    Marvel fans can breath a sigh of relief, Joss Whedon is coming back to the Marvel universe. Slashfilm is reporting that the writer/director has been signed on to perform the same duties for the anticipated sequel to the 3rd highest grossing film of all time, The Avengers. Marvel has also released a...

  • Article
    Ten Contenders from the First Half of 2012

    Most years, at least a few films from the first half of the year manage to get the attention of the Academy in one way or another. The end result is usually a few Best Picture contenders (even if they’re in the minority overall), but this year there seems to be a...

  • Article
    Box Office Review: Surprise! ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Remains Number One

    The Dark Knight Rises ($64.1 million) repeats as the box office champion in its second week to no one’s surprise. However, after a 60 percent drop from its week one totals it’s looking less likely that Nolan’s final Batman film will catch The Avengers’ incredible box office mass (its running about $84 million...

  • Article
    Best Superhero Films of All-Time

    Now that ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is out in theaters, it sort of feels like we’ve reached a milestone point in the realm of superhero flicks…perhaps even an apex if you will. Everything that will come next for the genre will be judged on a different playing field due to that film...

  • Article
    Oscar Circuit: “Let’s dance…”

    It’s the first of the month.  Not only that, it’s the first day of the second half of the year.  Anybody else feel like that was fast?  Yet, here we are. It’s time to start getting serious, Oscar-wise.  Not many things have come out, and not many films are looking like Best...

  • News
    Marvel’s THE AVENGERS on Blu-ray & DVD 9/25!

    Read the Official Release after the jump.

  • News
    ‘The Avengers’ to Cross $600 Million Domestic Today!

    Why is this such big news, you ask? By crossing the $600 million mark domestically, Marvel’s The Avengers becomes only the third film to ever register such a feat. The film’s global total is now estimated at $1.438 billion, and it stands as the number three film of all time both globally and...

  • Podcasts
    Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 10: LAFF Talk, Half Year Wrap-Up, ACCA TV Winners

    Check out our next edition of The Awards Circuit Power Hour! The agenda is listed below: LAFF talk w/ Joseph Box Office Weekend 30 Days of Batman Talk – Could “The Dark Knight Rises” be a bad movie? NEW Segment! – Where are they Now? First Half Year Wrap-Up – What would...

  • News
    Chris Hemsworth to find ‘The Heart of the Sea’ for Dreamworks?

    Chris Hemsworth is having a fantastic summer at the box office and is using his rising star to chose interesting roles. Deadline is reporting he rising star is attached to star in In the Heart of the Sea, the disaster story that inspired Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Based on the National Book Award-winning...

  • Article
    Box Office Review: ‘Madagascar 3′ Beats Out ‘Prometheus’

    It was a fairly successful weekend at the box office for two new films in release. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted took top honors, hauling in an impressive $60.4 million. Meanwhile, Ridley Scott’s Prometheus finished second with $50 million ($23 of which came out of my pocket after an encore viewing). Between...

  • News
    Marvel and NASA partner to screen ‘The Avengers’ in space!

    The Avengers has conquered the globe to the tune of over $1 billion and counting, and now looks set to cross another frontier. Marvel Studios has announced that with the help of NASA, they have arranged plans to broadcast the film to the International Space Station, 220 miles above the earth. This...

  • Article
    Box Office Report: There’s a New Sheriff in Town

    That’s right folks, The Avengers is out of the top spot this weekend after Men in Black 3 raked in over $55 million (domestically) to dethrone the former champ. MiB3 took in an additional $132 million overseas, and is well towards earning back its massive $230 million budget (read Michael’s 2-star review...