Marvel fans, be prepared for a massive disappointment. In a shocking turn, the studio has announced today that the hugely anticipated sequel to The Avengers is NOT going to hit theaters as planned. Details about this horrible news below.
Seth McFarland‘s latest raunchy comedy pop culture fest opens this weekend. I’m sure people will go see it – I am not one of those people. Ted wasn’t awful, but this looks much worse. Instead of sitting through live-action Family Guy with cowboys, I spent this past Tuesday at an event with people who actually have something new to bring to the big screen.
[UPDATE]: Just in case anyone was still not sure, yes, this was an April Fool’s joke 😉
I don’t normally report on casting news, but this one is pretty big and sure to stir up some controversy. In a press release earlier today, Disney announced that the lead character in the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII will be the well known character, Mara Jade, re-imagined as Luke Skywalker’s daughter – to be portrayed by Twilight‘s Kristen Stewart.
The nominations are in for this year’s Academy Awards. I’ve put an asterisk next to each movie that I have seen already.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
*Life of Pi
*Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
There are nine nominees this year out of the maximum of ten, four of which I’ve seen already – Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, and Silver Linings Playbook. I also have Beasts of the Southern Wild at home now, waiting to be watched this weekend. Hopefully I will be able to fill in the rest in short order.
From what I’ve seen and heard, I think this is going to come down to Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty. With the controversy surrounding Zero Dark Thirty and the fact that a Kathryn Bigelow war movie has already one best picture (The Hurt Locker), I’m going to predict that Lincoln takes this one.