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Doctor Strange hit theaters just a few days ago, catapulting fans deep into the weird far reaches of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s brand-new territory for the long-running series; where superheroes like Iron Man and Thor already have fantastical abilities, they’re grounded in a reality that Strange and his mystical cohort can bend and even break at will. The walls between entire dimensions can come down when Strange is in the room, making him easily one of the most powerful beings Marvel has shown us on-screen.
That power raises the stakes for what to expect from Marvel’s outings going forward, especially as its heroes barrel toward Avengers: Infinity War. But with that comes an even hazier sense of what it means to be a hero in this universe. Marvel’s superheroes have gotten more and more morally compromised, and Strange is the most compromised yet. Watched in a certain light, Doctor Strange might actually be the closest Marvel has come to making a supervillain-centric movie.
Entertainment Weekly is back with more from their recent conversation with Ben Affleck about Justice League. Some fans weren’t happy with how brutal and unforgiving Affleck’s Batman was in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Affleck said that his Batman is “more traditional” in Justice League.
“I thought he was an okay Batman,” Affleck joked. “No, he was great. He was great. He’s a hero, so he had something to channel and work with there. But he’s not gonna do that movie, I don’t think.” When the host informed Affleck that he just broke some major news, he backtracked a bit […]
On this date in 2014, Zack Snyder, Ben Affleck, and the rest of the Batman v Superman crew shot the fan-favorite “Knightmare Batman” scene. In honor of this day three years ago, Snyder took to the mobile social network Vero to share a new look at Ben Affleck as Batman from the Batman v Superman […]
Marvel brings us a follow up to the original box office smash with more laughs and more dads! — Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Take a look below at our interactive images comparing the main four Defenders and several supporting characters to their original comic book look!
Marvel has set Geneva Robertson-Dworet to take over and write the script for Captain Marvel, the Brie Larson-starrer that will be directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Mississippi Grind). Meg LeFauve & Nicole Perlman originally were set to write the script, but LeFauve had to leave to co-direct the Disney Animation pic Gigantic. That […]