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What does Marvel know that Warner Bros. doesn’t?
I recently explained why I thought Marvel was having such success creating “Superman” movies using Captain America, and there was some good discussion in the comments about how each series treated its lead characters. One comment stood out, and I thought it was worth sharing formally.
Ryan Thompson is a Ph.D candidate in Musicology at the University of Minnesota, where he specializes in ludomusicology, the study of game audio and the culture that surrounds it. He jumped into the comments of the story to explore how these movies explore their characters through music, and what that music says about each hero.
In addition to some cool motion posters, Netflix released a new traditional poster for The Defenders tonight. The Marvel show will be available to stream beginning August 18th.
The individual Twitter pages for each member of The Defenders have debuted a batch of cool new motion posters spotlighting the four heroes, along with another which assembles the team… There's no 'us' in team. #DEFEND pic.twitter.com/jOFJUyYilq — The Defenders (@TheDefenders) June 22, 2017
Earlier today I shared an interview with Warner Bros.’ new president and chief content officer, but Variety also chatted with DC Films presidents Geoff Johns and Jon Berg about the success of Wonder Woman and current state of the DC Extended Universe.
The first piece of big news is that the Venom movie starring Tom Hardy will feature Carnage! With rumors of an R-rating for that movie, Carnage is a great fit. And speaking of Spider-Man spinoffs, The Hollywood Reporter says that Sony is also working on movies for Kraven the Hunter and Mysterio.
The untitled “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff has parted ways with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. “Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers who have assembled an incredible cast and crew, but it’s become clear that we had different creative visions on this film, and we’ve decided to part ways. A new director […]
Even Super Heroes need to take their driver’s test. But when Peter Parker goes to get his license, he gets more than he bargained for. Catch Spider-Man: Homecoming in theaters 7.7.17.