“Avengers: Age of Ultron” Review: Too Much Cake?

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Ultron - Poster“I’m here to talk to you about the Avenger Initiative.”

When it came out in 2012, The Avengers felt like a culmination.  The end of a story that had been teased and promised since Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury walked in on Robert Downey Jr’s Tony Stark in the post-credit scene of 2008’s Iron Man and delivered that line. Immediately, it launched a thousand ideas of what it could mean and where the story could go.  Through The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, the Marvel Cinematic Universe expanded; adding famous characters, villains and ideas such as S.H.I.E.L.D., the Tesseract, Loki, HYDRA and the Super-Soldier Serum.  All of these eventually came together with The Avengers, as the various heroes introduced united to stop Loki and his use of the Cosmic Cube to conquer Earth.  Had there never been another Marvel movie, the story…

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‘Suicide Squad’ – New Set Photos and Videos

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Written and Directed by David Ayer. Produced by Charles Roven and Richard Suckle. Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Colin Wilson and Geoff Johns are serving as executive producers.

Stars: Will Smith as Floyd Lawton/Deadshot, Jared Leto as The Joker, Margot Robbie as Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg, Jai Courtney as George “Digger” Harkness/Captain Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as June Moone/Enchantress, Ike Barinholtz as Dr. Hugo Strange, Jim Parrack as Jonny Frost/Pseudo Joker, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Waylon Jones/Killer Croc, Jay Hernandez as El Diablo, Adam Beach as Christopher Weiss/Slipknot, Karen Fukuhara as Katana, Raymond Olubowale as Nanaue/King Shark, Common in an undisclosed role. Jesse Eisenberg is also expected to reprise his upcoming role as Lex Luthor.

‘Suicide Squad’ is set to be released on August 5th, 2016.

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UBER “SPY” JUDE LAW: ALL IS FINE IN THE ESPIONAGE GAME

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Meet the finest spy of them all, Jude Law stars as Bradley Fine, a charming but self-absorbed fop who manages to complete his missions while keeping every hair in place in the fall-off-your-seat action comedy “Spy.”

Paul Feig directs the hilarious action comedy, “Spy.” Law stars alongside Oscar nominated actress Melissa McCarthy as Susan Cooper, a desk-bound CIA analyst, the brains behind the suave colleague, super spy, Bradley Fine (Law), who is out in the field, engaged in dangerous assignments.  Fine gets the credit for all the successes, but it is actually Cooper doing most of the complicated work. She is also secretly besotted with the charismatic Fine, but it’s a case of unrequited love. When Fine goes off the grid while trying to locate a nuclear bomb, Susan Cooper volunteers to go out into the field herself, becoming a bona fide spy, infiltrating the world of international espionage…

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Warner Archive New Releases – May 4, 2015

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viva villaThis week’s new releases from the Warner Archive span a wide variety of decades, from the 30’s all the way up to the early 2000’s. Be sure to visit their site to check out all the titles.

– Viva Villa! (1934)
– The Champ (1979)
– Sol Madrid (1968)
– Death to Smoochy (2002)
– The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
– The Hill (1965)

The John J. Malone Mystery Double Feature
Includes:
– Having a Wonderful Crime (1945)
– Mrs. O’Malley and Mr. Malone (1950)

LadyhawkeLastly, people from my generation will be excited to see the long-awaited Blu-Ray release of Richard Donner’s Ladyhawke, starring Matthew Broderick, Michelle Pfieffer, and Rutger Hauer. Just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary.

– Ladyhawke (1985)

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