Interview : Elizabeth Olsen – Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Sep21

Interview : Elizabeth Olsen – Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Marvel Studios unleashes the next global phenomenon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. Good intentions wreak havoc when Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) unwittingly creates Ultron (James Spader), a terrifying A.I. monster who vows to achieve “world peace” via mass extinction. Now, Iron Man, Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) – alongside Black Widow (Scarlett...

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Ant-Man European Press Conference
Jul17

Ant-Man European Press Conference

In attendance at the European press conference for Marvel’s latest franchise offering were director Peyton Reed, Paul Rudd (Scott Lang/Ant-Man), Michael Douglas (Hank Pym) and Michael Peña (Luis). The panel was moderated by Empire’s Chris Hewitt. Did this movie give you a newfound respect for ants? Peyton Reed: I like to think I’ve always respected ants, but that level of respect has definitely increased throughout the making of the...

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Ant-Man (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul16

Ant-Man (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Peyton Reed, USA, 117 mins Cast: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lily, Corey Stoll, Michael Pena, Bobby Canavale, Judy Greer Two schools of thought are going into Marvel’s latest cinematic offering; the first being the fanboys -and-girls who have followed the gestation of the project from its announcement in 2006, when it was to be helmed by Edgar Wright (of Spaced, Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs The World fame and...

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Adam McKay set to direct a Phase 3 film for Marvel
Apr21

Adam McKay set to direct a Phase 3 film for Marvel

  Adam McKay is likely to take the reins of one of Marvel’s Phase 3 movies, according to Kevin Feige – he just hasn’t decided which one yet… McKay played himself into Marvel’s good books by doing a rewriting job on Ant-Man following Edgar Wright’s sudden departure. And while that film was eventually directed by Peyton Reed, it seems that McKay will be stepping behind the camera sooner rather than later. “Adam McKay is...

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