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What is it with British people and their superhero shenanigans?
Quick. Someone get that Batman dude on the tele 'cause there's a violent She-Hulk on the loose! Yep, apparently we wouldn't like this costumed criminalette when she's angry... or any other time for that matter.
The York Press reports that a woman dressed up as the Incredible Hulk — meaning, she was covered in green skin paint and wearing shredded shirt — is the prime suspect in a recent York, England battery incident against a seventeen-year-old at a local McDonald's restaurant. Get More »
For the last five years, Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man has been the biggest badass in movies. Right from the moment Tony Stark made his first suit of Iron Man armor in a cave — with a BOX OF SCRAPS! — it's been clear that 21st-century cool is being defined right before our eyes. And so we can't wait to see what new awesomeness Marvel has come up with for "Iron Man 3," because whatever the plot ends up being, we're sure it will be great.
Unless, of course, he fights the not-so-deadly foe known as The Unicorn. Or, say, Mr. Doll. Or unveils the giant rotary phone hidden in his chest plate. Get More »
Last spring, right after the Hollywood premiere of Marvel's "The Avengers," Joss Whedon decided to slip in one last scene to his mega-team-up, pulling the rug out from under us in the most delightful way.
How he pulled off tacking the stinger to the end of the movie with Bruce Banner, Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Thor, Natasha Romanoff, and Clint Barton chowing down on a certain beef/lamb hybrid is now subject to a featurette called "And Then Shawarma After" on the extensive (and expensive) new "Avengers Assembled" Blu-ray set. Get More »
Sequels are awesome, plain and simple. Returning to familiar characters and worlds we love is like covering yourself with a warm blanket, although when a sequel is bad it can be like a blanket covered in potato bugs and lice. Studios love sequels because seven times out of ten they open huge, no matter how good they are. Get More »
Ever find yourself wishing your heroes were just a little, well, cuter?
Then meet the crack team we like to call the Despicable Avengers, a hybrid of The Avengers and the (adorable) minions from "Despicable Me." Just imagine these little guys saving the day!
This fan art is the brainchild of Tumblr user squall95. Wishful thinking, but can the minions please don these outfits to save the day in "Despicable Me 2"?
Who doesn't love the merry band of misfits that are The Avengers? Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America: they've all got their issues.
So, really, what differences are there between them and the classic monsters of yore? Special powers — check. Fancy costumes — double check.
In fact, we figured it couldn't hurt — although it may spook — to get see what it'd look like if Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, the Invisible Man and friends got together to save destroy the world, so we had our pal Old Red Jalopy do up a little poster.
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The summer movie season is over, and over the past four months, we've witnessed some high-flying action, raunchy comedies and indies bursting into the spotlight. Whether you're a fan of superheroes, enjoy a shirtless Channing Tatum or prefer foul-mouthed teddy bears, there was something for everyone in theaters this summer.
So which movie lived up to the hype and delivered all the thrills and chills, laughs and gasps, tears and cheers you were hoping for this summer? Let us know which of summer's best movies you think reigned supreme — then come back every day to vote in a brand-new poll.
This poll will close on Aug. 30, 2012, at 12 p.m. ET
If Catwoman and Black Widow got in a fight, who would win? Everybody!
Superhero movies appeal to the adolescent in us but they themselves need not be adolescent. While there are few schools of thought more factionalized than feminist theory I'm going to stick my neck out and say that, basically, this has been a good summer for women in Fanboy movies.
Issues of male gaze aside (so much black latex!) we can look to Summer 2012 as a year for egalitarianism in the superhero boys' club. But of the two female badasses lacking in any fantastic powers (other than swinging a roundhouse kick in fashionable boots that sends a man two-and-a-half times heavier via air mail into the wall) who is the greatest? Lucky for you, I've got the time to think these things through. Get More »
We may not yet know anything about the plot for "Thor 2," but we do know one man who will be back in action: Stellan Skarsgard.
It seems landing a role in a Marvel movie these days is pretty much the Hollywood equivalent of tenure: Once you're in the door, you've pretty much got a job for life, assuming Loki doesn't stab you through the chest or something. Robert Downey Jr.? Working on his fourth movie. Samuel L. Jackson? Too many to count at this point. It's a nice gig if you can get it. Get More »
With a slew of major gigs and killer bod, Chris Evans should consider a new stage name: Captain Fantastic.
Evans' career has encompassed a slew of haughty and half-naked characters, from his breakout role in "Not Another Teen Movie" to the "Fantastic Four" franchise. With those sculpted biceps and jaw-dropping 6-pack, we can't help but appreciate his, ahem, versatility.
The Boston native's superhero powers got an even bigger boost in (and out of) a form-fitting patriotic suit in the title role of "Captain America: The First Avenger" earlier this year and now he's seeing how Capt. Steve Rogers fares in the 21st century in "The Avengers."
Yeah, it's a lot to take. Good luck keeping cool as you fantasize about the Marvel in our Hot People Looking Hot gallery. God Bless America, indeed.