Nolte: Disney Chief Bob Iger Hits Scorsese with Race Card to Defend Marvel Movies as Art

How about making an actual case, Bob Iger…??? How about explaining to us why we will still be watching Marvel movies in a hundred years.

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Samuel L. Jackson Responds to Martin Scorseses’ Marvel Comments

Samuel L. Jackson has responded to Martin Scorseses’ comments that Marvel films aren’t real cinema. “I mean that’s like saying Bugs Bunny ain’t funny. Films are films. Everybody doesn’t like his stuff either,” …

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Nolte: Marvel’s Next Phase Gets Super-Duper Woke

There will be a Black Panther sequel, a third Guardians of the Galaxy, and more Captain Marvel, but only if star Brie Larson is able to remove that six-foot steel pole from her rather flat backside.

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Letitia Wright, John Boyega to Star in Steve McQueen’s Series ‘Small Axe’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Letitia Wright and John Boyega head an all-star British cast in Steve McQueen’s upcoming anthology series, “Small Axe,” one of the most eagerly anticipated dramas coming out of Britain, where it will air on the BBC. Amazon has already snagged the show …

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Former College Professor Sues Marvel, Claims He Is ‘Black Panther’ Author

A former professor at Wiley College in Texas is suing Marvel Studios and the Walt Disney Company over his claim that he is the original author of the Black Panther movie.

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Chadwick Boseman Boards Samurai Story ‘Yasuke’

“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman will produce and topline the samurai story “Yasuke,” set in 16th century Japan. “Narcos” co-creator Doug Miro is writing the script, which centers on an African man who arrived i…

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Brandy, Jay Rock Help Anderson .Paak Light Up Coachella Weekend Two

Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals took the Coachella stage at the second weekend of the storied fest as the sun descended, but the musician’s fiery set was more than enough to light up the audience. The performance, which featured pyrotechn…

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Beyonce Wins Entertainer of the Year at NAACP Awards

Beyonce was named Entertainer of the Year, and “Black Panther” nearly swept the film categories at the 50th NAACP Awards on Saturday night. During her speech at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Beyonce graciously thanked her fellow nominees …

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Secret History of Amputations

Since “Iron Man 3,” a character in every Marvel Cinematic Universe film has gotten an arm chopped off. Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios and producer of every MCU movie, is a major Star Wars fan and started the amputation trend a…

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New York State’s Ample Production Incentives Continue to Lure Major Projects

Few places offer as much iconic imagery as New York City: Times Square, One World Trade Center, Rockefeller Center, Madison Square Garden, Wall Street… just to name a few. But the state of New York has more to offer than just the bustling metropolis of…

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Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscars Jewelry Honors ‘Black Panther’ and Time’s Up

Lupita Nyong’o made a significant statement with her choice in jewelry at the Academy Awards. The “Black Panther” actress wore a “Wakanda Forever” bespoke ring, which was designed specifically for the actress, who wanted to hono…

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Oscars: Women, People of Color Triumph on Night of Firsts (and Seconds)

Oscar Sunday marked a night of important firsts — and seconds — for diverse artists and filmmakers and their Hollywood contributions. The 2019 telecast started making history almost immediately. After Regina King accepted best supporting actress for “I…

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Oscars, After Repeated Tumbles, Take the Stage in Hollywood

At least the weather will be sunny for Sunday afternoon’s Oscars ceremony following one of the stormiest —  and strangest — awards seasons in memory. Expectations have been turned upside down in key categories amid a historic lack of …

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Oscars: Kendrick Lamar and SZA Will Not Perform ‘Black Panther’ Song (EXCLUSIVE)

Despite the Academy’s efforts to secure Kendrick Lamar and SZA for a performance of the Oscar-nominated song “All the Stars” from “Black Panther” on the upcoming Oscars telecast, the duo will not be a part of the show, Var…

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Composer Ludwig Göransson on ‘Black Panther’ Music, Childish Gambino and Danny Elfman

Ludwig Göransson is fairly new to the music-for-screens game, but it surprised no one when his score for the billion-dollar “Black Panther” — a deft swirl of blockbuster orchestra, hip-hop and authentic Africana — prompted his first Oscar nomination (a…

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Oscar Best Picture Race Dominated by Box Office Winners

This year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ ill-fated popular film Oscar category could have just as easily been dubbed “best picture.” That’s because the crop of movies vying to take home the top prize represents the highest-grossing…

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North American Box Office Declines From Last Year With Weak Presidents Day Weekend

“Alita: Battle Angel” easily won a tepid Presidents Day weekend with a $34.2 million at 3,790 North American locations, estimates showed Monday. Overall domestic moviegoing for 2019 has plunged 22.1% to $1.24 billion as of Monday, according…

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Complete Guide to This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Scores

Unlike the song category, it’s impossible to predict the winner from this year’s quintet of original-score nominees. It’s almost anyone’s game. Swedish composer Ludwig Göransson spent a month in Africa recording unusual drums, f…

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Oscars: Resistance to the Rescue

When “The Dark Knight” failed to secured a best picture Oscar nomination, the snub was said to have prompted the Academy to expand the category from five nominees to as many as 10. A decade later, maybe out of fear that something similar might happen a…

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Marvel’s Kevin Feige Gives Credit to Ryan Coogler for ‘Black Panther’s’ ‘Personal Story’

The annals of film history are littered with far more movies that went unrecognized with a best picture nomination than those that are, but few made more of an impression on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences than “The Dark Knight.” Ten ye…

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