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‘Avengers’ Beats ‘Avatar’s’ Two-Week Record

Audiences kept the love strong for Disney/Marvel’s The Avengers, during the film’s second weekend at the U.S. box office. The film brought in an estimated $100.4 million Stateside, ... Continue Reading →
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Vampire Weekend Off to a Good Start

It’s going to be a “vampires vs. the superheroes” kind of a weekend. Tim Burton’s take on TV soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as the vampire Barnabas, opens in ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Avengers’ Shatters Domestic B.O. Debut Records

As many had predicted, Disney/Marvel’s much-awaited The Avengers set an all-time industry record by grossing $200.3 million domestically (May4-6), shattering the previous record set ... Continue Reading →
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Evil Eye Contributes 200 VFX Shots to ‘The Avengers’

San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta ... Continue Reading →
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Weekend Brings Nice B.O. Booty for ‘The Pirates!’

Sony/Aardman Animations’ stop-motion extravaganza The Pirates! Band of Misfits made a decent box office splash this weekend, landing in at No. 2 (after the urban comedy Think Like ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel Fever Hits Home Entertainment Market

In anticipation of the May 4 release The Avengers movie at the box office, Lions Gate Home Ent. is releasing a special three-movie package featuring Planet Hulk (2010), The Invincible ... Continue Reading →
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New Animated Band PusherJones Makes Some Noise

Mover over, Gorillaz. There is a new animated rock band in town. Rollingstone.com reports that Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner has launched an “animated” rock band ... Continue Reading →
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Dushku is She-Hulk in New Disney XD Show

The upcoming Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. set to join Disney XD’s Marvel block next year will feature the voice talents of actress Eliza Dushku (Dollhouse, Buffy the Vampire ... Continue Reading →
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Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ Tops Eisner Award Nominations

Marvel Comics’ relaunch of the blind superhero Daredevil lead the pack with six nominations for the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. Announced this week, the annual award ... Continue Reading →
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‘Captain America’ Sequel Due in Two Years

Marvel fans, mark your calendars for April 4, 2014 — that’s when the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger is due to arrive in theaters. Disney announced the release ... Continue Reading →