The first teaser for next summer’s big sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy gives us only the tiniest glimpse at what to expect, but we’re still stoked for the return of our favorite motley space crew. We only wish they’d have teased what was on Awesome Mix Vol. 2.
Whether you loved it, hated it, or just thought it was “meh” like we did, the guys at Screen Junkies are here to shoot all kinds of holes in the latest X-Men film, and reminding us that sometimes the best thing you can do with a beloved franchise is give it some time off.
Luke Cage rips the doors of the place for a fight sequence that was clearly devised to evoke memories of the epic hallway fight sequence from the first season of Daredevil, only Luke doesn’t bleed quite as easily as Matt Murdock. Season 1 drops on Netflix 9/30/16.
Just in time for X-Men: Apocalypse, the latest in Burger Fiction’s excellent series of superhero videos looks at how we got from a pointy eared, yellow armored Wolverine to Hugh Jackman’s moody, Johnny Cash meets Edward Scissorhands representation of the hero.
“Who are all these goddamn people?!” The Onion’s film critic Peter K. Rosenthal was thoroughly confused by Captain America: Civil War‘s ensemble cast. Who is Black Widow? Or Falcon? What motivates Random Bystander? Seriously though, stop with the origin stories.
After regaling us with an Iron Man history lesson, Burger Fiction continues its exploration of comic book characters, with the on screen evolution of America’s hometown hero, Steve Rogers and his red, white, and blue alter ego. We still love the 1979 Cap’s Evel Knievel looks.
Unlike many recent superhero movies, Fox’s X-Men films have shied away from colorful and distinctive costumes. Kaptain Kristian points out how ironic this is, given that this team symbolizes oppressed minorities accepting who they are and standing up for their identities.
YouTuber Aldo Jones loves to make movie trailers hilariously senseless using visual effects, such as warping characters’ faces and adding extra imagery. Here’s what he did to the last Captain America: Civil War trailer. Tony Stark turning into Lincoln Osiris killed us.
(PG-13: Language) While you may not agree or feel as strongly as YouTuber I Hate Everything does about the flood of superhero flicks, he makes several great points. A movie should stand on its own, not be a mishmash of references, CGI and teasers for sequels.
Dr. Stephen Strange used to be a neurosurgeon, but an accident damaged his hands. While looking for a way to heal, he comes upon a mystical being that trains him to be the Sorcerer Supreme, which sounds like an awesome pizza flavor but is sadly just a mystical Neo.
Marvel hired freehand phenom Kim Jung Gi to make a large illustration depicting its heroes fighting each other. The artwork will be split into eight and used as variant covers for the upcoming Civil War II comics, which will be released this June. Hi-res image here.
Not only is it awesome that Chris Pratt will spend time with a lucky fan on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, but he’s also been kind enough to share a bit of what they can expect. Or not. Donate on Omaze to support a great cause and for a chance to win.