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    Why Jessica Jones and Luke Cage Should Be in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Yes, it’s unfortunate that the filming schedules and timelines didn’t match up, and Jessica Jones and Luke Cage (or even Daredevil) couldn’t be in Captain America: Civil War and give audiences flawed people like them, who care more about making ends meet and protecting their families and neighborhoods than some overblown ideological struggle. Hopefully, Spider-Man and Scott Lang will fill their regular person shoes in the film, but they are huge ones to fill, especially after Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter’s captivating performances in the Jessica Jones TV show. More

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    ‘Jessica Jones’ is haunted by her past in first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming series

    Marvel’s foray into television is set to continue. With Agents of SHIELD returning for its third season earlier this year, and Agent Carter renewed for a second season, the comics conglomerate saw heir deal with Netflix begin to bear fruit earlier this year with the release of Daredevil. The company is not sitting back, however, […] More

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    NYCC 2015: Marvel’s Daredevil and Jessica Jones Panel Recap

    After frantically sprinting from the press to the general admission line and waiting in the queue hall for hours with the help of my Jewel (Jessica Jones’ old superhero identity) cosplaying friend Julia, I had the privilege of attending the Marvel Netflix panel about Daredevil Season 2 and Jessica Jones Season 1, which is set to premiere on November 20. The panel looked back at the first season of Daredevil while showing the first footage of the upcoming second season, and the lucky fans in the audience also had the chance to watch the first episode of Jessica Jones after a discussion with the cast and showrunner Melissa Rosenberg (Dexter). More

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    ‘Big Eyes’ is a fairy tale in disguise

    At first glance, Tim Burton’s latest, Big Eyes, appears to be a departure from the filmmaker’s general proclivities towards the grotesque and fantastical. Scissor-handed youths, murderous barbers, and obnoxious ghouls are nowhere to be found in this deceptively straightforward biopic of kitsch-master Walter Keane and his wife, Margaret. A cursory glance at the film might lead one to question just what Burton thinks he’s doing in the realm of realism. More

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    ‘Veronica Mars’ a fine bit of fan service, but not much else

    The phrase “for the fans” has a new definition, and its name is Veronica Mars. Here, at least, the descriptor doesn’t automatically speak ill qualitatively, as the long-rumored film based on the cult TV series only came to fruition thanks to a massively successful Kickstarter campaign last March. (The overwhelming response to the Veronica Mars campaign has since inspired a number of other filmmakers and actors to call upon their fans to help long-gestating projects become the real thing.) Veronica Mars, the film, will easily cater to the series’ most passionate fans, but it’s just as safe to assume that if you’re not that familiar with the three-season TV show, you might as well start there and eventually build your way up to the movie. More

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    Sundance 2014: ‘Listen Up Philip’, with Jason Schwartzman, releases its first trailer

    Making a splash with his first role as the lead in Rushmore, actor Jason Schwartzman has garnered a number of fans over the years with lead and supporting performances in features such as I Heart Huckabees, Shopgirl, Marie Antoinette, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, along with numerous subsequent collaborations with Wes Anderson. With a […] More

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    Amy Heckerling and Alicia Silverstone reunite in first trailer for ‘Vamps’

    1995’s Clueless remains one of the most beloved teen movies 17 years after its release, making a star out of lead actress Alicia Silverstone, and establishing writer-director Amy Heckerling as talented in her own right, rather than a fortunate recipient of a good Cameron Crowe script for her earlier directorial effort Fast Times at Ridgemont High. The […] More