X-Men: Dark Phoenix, Deadpool 2, and New Mutants Announced

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20th Century Fox has been releasing X-Men films since 2000. After nine films, it has become one of their biggest franchises. Disney has most of the Marvel library, and Warner Bros has the DC characters, in an age where superhero films are some of the biggest money makers Fox does not want to miss out. After the critical acclaim and box office successes of Logan and Deadpool, Fox has no plans on slowing down. On April 22ND, 2017 20TH Century Fox announced a line of future films with three X-Men properties slated for 2018. These include The New Mutants, Deadpool 2, and X-Men: the Dark Phoenix.
Fox now finds itself in an interesting position. Logan marked the final appearance for Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, who was the poster boy for the X-Men films for seventeen years. Fox knows they still want to continue making X-Men films (so the rights don’t go back to Marvel), yet they know they can’t just recast Wolverine because audience and fan reception would not be kind. They will have to wait a decent amount of time till it is safe to try to reuse Wolverine.
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Marvel Studios Behind the Scenes Tour: Everything You Need to Know

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Marvel Studio’s began in a small office in Santa Monica that they shared with a kite factory. Then they moved to an office above a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Beverly Hills. In 2014 they moved to Walt Disney Studios lot a few years ago and had not been open to the public. That is until April 17. For the first time, Disney opened the door to press.
Journalist were given a tour of the offices which included a wall of Iron Man armor’s, murals and costumes of the Guardians of the Galaxy, and numerous other Marvel goodies that would make any fan feel like they were walking into Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. Yet the big news that came from the tour was detailed on future films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Justice League Trailer: Come Together

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The official trailer for the Justice League was revealed today, and it looks like we’re in for a treat. The movie seems to carry the same dark undertones of Batman vs. Superman, but with the group coming together, it looks more likely for the possibility of humor to break through the darkness.

The Justice League trailer showed some of our favorite DC superheroes coming together as a team when “the others” arrive, but we’re left with one question: where’s Superman?

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What’s the Connection Between ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’?

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A new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film is set to arrive this May, and while plot details have been kept to a minimum, some answers may be hiding in plain sight. Oh, here’s what an understanding of ‘Star Wars’ universe can tell us about the plot of the new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film.

In the trailer, we meet a young man, unnamed but known in press releases as Henry (Brenton Thwaites), who is confronted by Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), the captain of a Ghostly Crew (because all the villain crews in the Pirates of the Caribbean series are supernaturally themed). Henry is wearing a necklace, one the audience has seen before.

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The Accountant Review: The Problem with Masculinity

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The Accountant is supposed to be an interesting thriller about a man living with a severe case of autism that has fallen into a life of crime and murder, but instead, the highlight (or rather, lowlight) of the film is the lead character’s terrible father and terrible childhood.

The Accountant showcases a horrible case of systematic, stereotypical masculinity between the lead character, Christian, and his late father as he was growing up.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Albus Dumbledore’s Arrival

We’ve seen the end years of Albus Dumbledore’s life in the Harry Potter series, so why should we care about his younger counterpart’s influence in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film series?

The new trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the new five-film series written by J.K. Rowling based off of one of the Hogwarts textbooks in Harry Potter, promises to explore the time as the first infamous wizard, Grindelwald, rose to power.

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Why We Need A Sharon Carter TV Show

Sharon Carter, played by Emily VanCamp, has been dealt a losing role in the Captain America films, which instead of focusing on Steve and his relationships with anyone except Bucky are overloaded with other Marvel heroes.

Agent 13 first appeared in Captain America: The Winter Soldier as Steve’s S.H.I.E.L.D. handler, and the woman on the inside when the agency was taken over by Hydra and disintegrated. It wasn’t until Captain America: Civil War, released in May 2016, that Sharon Carter’s relationship with Steve was made prevalent to fans, and when it did, it was quite disappointing.

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