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The Avengers (tv program)

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  • Patrick McGoohan: The spy who started it all

     Patrick McGoohan: The spy who started it all
    There's never been a TV series quite like "The Prisoner," which premiered in England in 1967 and debuted in the U.S. the summer of 1968 on CBS. Best described as James Bond meets George Orwell filtered through Franz Kafka, the cult series revolved...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Eyes Franchise Box Office Record

    "X-Men: Days of Future Past" may soon become the highest-grossing film in the 14-year-old series' history, providing another textbook lesson, as if one was needed, in the vital importance of the foreign box office to modern blockbusters' bottom lines....
  • Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas

    Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas
    At a small community park in Santa Monica, a group of Los Angeles-area musicians wearing dark blue and orange T-shirts with the slogan "Listen Up!" gathered around a flatbed truck as union leaders, a minister and a local city councilman fired up the...
  • ‘Arrow’: Marc Guggenheim talks series’ ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ moment

     
    The CW's hit superhero show “Arrow” continues to glide through its second season, getting ever more deeply embedded in the […]...
  • Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status

    Lovecraft slowly shedding cult status
    Earlier this month the pre-Halloween episode of “The Simpsons” opened with an elaborate three-minute segment directed by Guillermo del Toro, in which Bart joyfully skateboards up the tentacle of a gruesome, towering creature, its eight eyes...
  • A new Wonder Woman? How does she stack up

    A new Wonder Woman? How does she stack up
    Finding a strong female lead to play a kick-posterior comic book heroine, or villain, is no easy task, so how does the announcement that former Miss Israel and Fast and Furious actress Gal Gadot sit with the fanboys? Well this fanboy isn't sure yet, and...
  • Review: 'Thor: The Dark World' hammered by repetition

    Review: 'Thor: The Dark World' hammered by repetition
    If anyone ever asks you what "Thor: The Dark World" has in common with "Blondie Goes Latin" and "Bomba and the Jungle Girl," here's the answer: It's the eighth movie in its franchise. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, as "Thor's" particular franchise is...
  • Scarlett Johansson-Oxfam partnership fizzles amid SodaStream tiff

    Scarlett Johansson has resigned from her post as an Oxfam ambassador following her participation in a SodaStream campaign that ensconced the actress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and put her odds with the humanitarian charity.  The "Her" voice...
  • 'Thor' hammers home same points ★★ 1/2

    'Thor' hammers home same points ★&#9733 1/2
    "Thor: The Dark World" is the eighth movie in its particular franchise. So if anyone asks you what it has in common with "Blondie Goes Latin" and "Bomba and the Jungle Girl" you'll know the answer. The franchise at hand goes by the name of the Marvel...
  • 'Batman: Arkham Origins' succeeds as art, but fails as cinema

    'Batman: Arkham Origins' succeeds as art, but fails as cinema
    For a brief moment during the opening sequence in the new Batman video game I felt genuine excitement for this, the third game in the "Arkham" series from Warner Bros. Interactive. Watching a younger Bruce Wayne suit up as a fledgling Dark Knight and...
  • Netflix bulks up with Marvel superheroes

    Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes. The online movie and television service struck a deal with Walt Disney Co. to develop original live-action TV series based on four of Marvel's lesser-known comic book...