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The Comic Book Movie Minute - Thor Ragnarok, Batman director and Mel Gibson Greetings to all you marvelous super people out there in the extended universe! Welcome to The Comic Book Movie Minute! In this weekly video series, we round up all the important comic book movie related news from the previous week to get you caught up on everything happening in the world of movies based on comic books through February 20th, 2017. We finally got a glimpse of THOR: RAGNAROK and director Taika Waititi... Read More...

After years of hype, Legendary’s would-be China-U.S. crossover epic “The Great Wall” crumbled at the box office, earning just $18.1 million during its opening weekend in North America on an estimated $150 million production budget.

The Great Wall Gives History The Middle Finger Two millennia ago, the Chinese began to build a big wall, a tremendous wall, though it’s now simply called Great. It took 17 centuries and cost as many as a million lives, mostly workmen who collapsed alongside the rubble. At one corpse for every 30 feet, the locals called it “the longest cemetery in the... The Great Wall Gives History The Middle Finger">Read more »

‘The Great Wall’ Builds Solid Thursday Box Office Total of $970K Legendary and Universal’s Chinese import “The Great Wall,” starring Matt Damon, made $970,000 in 2,470 locations at Thursday night previews. The film will expand to 3,326 locations on Friday for a Presidents’ Day Weekend that analysts expect will be dominated by last week’s releases, like “The Lego Batman Movie” and “Fifty Shades Darker.” Directed by Zhang Yimou, “The Great Wall” has grossed $171 million in China and an additional $53.5 million from 31 other international markets.

Jing Tian: The Great Wall’s Commander Lin Mae on Zhang Yimou's Fantasy Epic East will meet West in movie theaters this weekend as Legendary and Universal Pictures open The Great Wall nationwide this Friday.This will be the first major Hollywood movie directed by China’s top director, Zhang Yimou, whose Opening Ceremonies for the Beijing Summer Olympics in 2008 helped make him a lot more known to Western audiences.

48 Things We Learned from Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Commentary “Diversity is the responsibility of directors.”Continue reading on Film School Rejects »

Latest Doctor Strange featurette takes a look at its end-credit scene If you haven't yet seen DOCTOR STRANGE, there will be spoilers regarding one of its end-credit scenes. Consider that your warning. It doesn't seem like it's been all that long since DOCTOR STRANGE first hit theaters, but Marvel's latest flick is set to be released on Blu-ray/DVD in just two weeks. The road to DOCTOR STRANGE's home-media debut has... Read More...

LOL: ‘Doctor Strange’ Gag Reel Has Benedict Cumberbatch Bust a Move Tomorrow, Marvel’s Doctor Strange will be available to download on Digital HD if you can’t wait for the Blu-ray and DVD to hit shelves in a couple weeks. The home video release will be chock full of bonus features, and one of the most entertaining bits on from all the extras is always the gag reel. There’s just something hilarious about seeing Earth’s mightiest heroes flub their lines, take a misstep, drop their weapons or dance like total goofballs.

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