Marvel Studios showed no sign of slowing their pace after the massive success of The Avengers. Quite the opposite, in fact. No, Marvel used their panel at San Diego Comic Con to announce they were beginning “Phase Two” of their film strategy, and boy is it a biggie! Let’s talk the big boys first. Read more »
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News: Marvel Panel At San Diego Comic Con Announces “Phase Two” – Iron Man 3, Thor 2, Captain America 2, Guardians Of The Galaxy, And Ant-ManPosted in Movies, News with tags Alan Taylor, Aldrich Killian, Ant-Man, Bucky Barnes, Captain America, Captain America - The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Chuck, Don Cheadle, Drax The Destroyer, Edgar Wright, Fandral, Gamora, Groot, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Happy Hogan, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Jon Favreau, Kevin Feige, Mads Mikkelsen, Marvel, Marvel Studios, Nick Frost, Pepper Potts, Phase Two, RDJ, Rhodey Rhodes, Robert Downey Jr., Rocket Raccoon, San Diego Comic Con, Shane Black, Simon Pegg, Sir Ben Kingsley, Star Lord, The Avengers, The Mandarin, The Russo Bros., The World's End, Thor, Thor: The Dark World, Tony Stark, Zachary Levi on July 17, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger
Yes, The Avengers finally assemble for us lucky islanders here in the UK in but one short day. To celebrate that fact, and to push excitement levels to their zenith, I’ve collected a whole lot of frankly awesome shots from the movie for your perusal – starting with The Hulk smashing the heck out of a fighter jet! Read more »
Weekly Ricochet: The Avengers/Captain America, The Amazing Spider-Man, Skyfall, Only God Forgives, Moonrise Kingdom, Safety Not Guaranteed, Wonder Women! The Untold Story Of Superheroines…Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer, Weekly Ricochet with tags 007, Captain America, Captain America - The First Avenger, Captain America 2, Chris Evans, Daniel Craig, Drive, James Bond, Javier Bardem, Moonrise Kingdom, Nicholas Winding Refn, Only God Forgives, Ryan Gosling, Safety Not Guaranteed, Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, The Lizard, Wes Anderson, Wonder Woman, Wonder Women!, Wonder Women! The Untold Story Of Superheroines on April 10, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger
The last film before The Avengers assemble actually features the very first Avenger – Captain America. That’s probably ironic or something.
Steve Rogers (Chris Evans digitally reduced in the most convincing manner) is the scrawniest kid you’ve ever seen. I mean, REALLY. He’s got every ailment going too. He’s the walking, talking embodiment of downtroddenness. Except he has heart. A huge heart, and he doesn’t like bullies. Seeing the Nazis marching across Europe boils his blood and he wants to stop them. He tries to sign up to the Army to do his bit for his country but they turn him away. That is until he’s spotted by exiled german scientist, Dr Abraham Erskine (Stanley Tucci). He sees Rogers exceptional qualities and asks if he’d would like to sign up for his super-soldier programme… Read more »