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Marvel, Kirby Heirs Settle Copyright Dispute

Marvel and the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby have settled their long-running copyright dispute over the creation of many of the company’s most popular characters. The ... Continue Reading →
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Jon Spaihts in Line to Script ‘Doctor Strange’ Flick

Marvel Studios is in negotiations with screenwriter Jon Spaihts to pen its upcoming comic-book adaptation Doctor Strange, according to Deadline. The franchise-launching flick, currently ... Continue Reading →
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Derrickson to Direct ‘Doctor Strange’

Marvel Studios has reportedly tapped writer-director Scott Derrickson for a planned Doctor Strange feature film. Derrickson is best known as a writer and director of horror films, including ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Old Is New Again, Part 3: ‘X-Men’

I doubt that anyone is surprised that X-Men: Days of Future Past opened huge and promises to become one of the biggest hits of the year. Neither, most likely, is anyone surprised that ... Continue Reading →
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Director Wright Departs ‘Ant-Man’

Edgar Wright has been attached to Marvel’s Ant-Man feature since 2006, and now, with the long-in-development movie firmly moving toward a July 17, 2015, release, he has parted ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Animating ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings into theaters this weekend ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nut Job’ Looks to Crack Home Video Debut

It’s a heist gone wild with the home video release of the hit animated feature The Nut Job (Open Road Films, $29.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $49.98 3D Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Season 3 Arrives with Extras

If you love cartoons, odds are you love Cartoon Network’s surreal and hilarious Adventure Time series. That makes this week’s release of Adventure Time: The Complete Third ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Finds its New ‘Fantastic Four’

It has a director and now a cast — can Fox’s reboot of the self-proclaimed World’s Greatest Comic Magazine restore to glory Marvel’s first family? The just-revealed ... Continue Reading →
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Best Issue Ever! (Really)

2014 is a big year for fiftieth anniversaries in pop culture. Mary Poppins, It’s a Small World, and the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show all reach the half-century ... Continue Reading →
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