Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Emily Blunt as Invisible Woman, the Qualifications of a Disney Princess and More

Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Emily Blunt as Invisible Woman, the Qualifications of a Disney Princess and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Dream Casting of the Day: Ever since John Krasinski said he wants to star with his wife in a Fantastic Four movie, fans have dreamed of Emily Blunt as Invisible Woman. Here’s one imagined look at her in the role (via Heroic Hollywood): Emily Blunt would make one hell of an Invisible Woman, especially alongside @johnkrasinski as Mr. Fantastic. Do you…

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Comedies ‘Tag’ and ‘Action Point’ Come Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Comedies ‘Tag’ and ‘Action Point’ Come Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what’s new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, FandangoNOW, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Avengers: Infinity War (superhero action-adventure; Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Josh Brolin, Chadwick Boseman, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista,…

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Today in Movie Culture: What If Jim Carrey Starred in ‘Venom,’ the Fate of Thor’s Roommate and More

Today in Movie Culture: What If Jim Carrey Starred in ‘Venom,’ the Fate of Thor’s Roommate and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: Darth Blender sort of re-casts Venom with Jim Carrey replacing Tom Hardy in this mashup with The Mask: Character Update of the Day: Thor’s roommate, Darryl, reveals he survived Thanos’ snap and wishes his Asgardian pal a happy birthday in this Marvel short: Happy Birthday @Thor ????Sorry it’s late but I’m working weekends since “The Snap” ??…

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First Look at Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’; Here’s Everything We Know

First Look at Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’; Here’s Everything We Know

The animated film version of Mulan in 1998 combined action, comedy, music and drama to thrilling effect. Based on a Chinese legend, it told the story of a courageous young woman who posed as a man so that she could join the Chinese army in place of her elderly, frail frather and help defend her country against ruthless invaders. With the start of production, Disney has now released a first-look photo of Liu Yifei in…

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First Look at Isabela Moner in ‘Dora the Explorer’; Here’s Everything We Know

First Look at Isabela Moner in ‘Dora the Explorer’; Here’s Everything We Know

Educational TV show Dora the Explorer began a long run on Nickelodeon in 2000 and proved to be immensely popular over its 172 episodes. It spawned toys, books, video games, foreign adaptations, stage adaptations and a sequel series. Now a big-screen version is on its way. Our first look at Isabela Moner in Dora the Explorer (above) shows the young actress to be every bit the intrepid explorer. Here’s everything we know about the project,…

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Next 3 Monster Movies: ‘Overlord,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts 2,’ ‘Hellboy’

Next 3 Monster Movies: ‘Overlord,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts 2,’ ‘Hellboy’

Action thriller The Meg, featuring Jason Statham vs. a giant shark (above), enjoyed a robust opening at the box office this past weekend. The popular response to the film reminded everyone that sharks + summer = big interest for moviegoers. It’s not just sharks and summer, though. The giant size of the shark in The Meg put it in a league with other classic monsters in movie history, which made us curious about upcoming monsters…

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The Week in Movie News: The Future of DC Movies, the Latest on Spider-Man and His Spinoffs and More

The Week in Movie News: The Future of DC Movies, the Latest on Spider-Man and His Spinoffs and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Supergirl returns: Warner Bros. is giving Superman’s cousin another shot at the big screen, as a new Supergirl movie is now in the works with a 22 Jump Street writer handling the script. Read more about the movie as well as updates on other future Worlds of DC movies here. And read about the villain announced for DC’s…

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Today in Movie Culture: Dwayne Johnson Teases ‘Jungle Cruise’ Set, ‘Ant-Man’ Meets Jeff Goldblum’s ‘Fly’ and More

Today in Movie Culture: Dwayne Johnson Teases ‘Jungle Cruise’ Set, ‘Ant-Man’ Meets Jeff Goldblum’s ‘Fly’ and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Movie Set Showcase of the Day: Dwayne Johnson took to social media to tease the first look at Disney’s amazing and seemingly ride-faithful set for Jungle Cruise: “*watch ’til the end and see one of the most awe inspiring & massive sets ever built from scratch. Walt Disney, this one’s for you buddy! ??????” (via @TheRock) pic.twitter.com/1eEf7fYRiW — Walt Disney Studios…

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‘Wonder Woman’ Star Gal Gadot Joins ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Sequel; Here’s Everything We Know

‘Wonder Woman’ Star Gal Gadot Joins ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Sequel; Here’s Everything We Know

With the Oscar-nominated Wreck-It Ralph, Disney tapped into nostalgia for all kinds of video games, from 1980s classics to modern-day standards for various age groups. This fall, the animated feature’s sequel will enter the much larger arena of the internet. Titled Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, the movie will feature an array of jokes for all ages involving Wi-Fi, eBay, traffic-baiting listicles, pop-up ads, and simple app games for toddlers. The sequel will…

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Comics on Film: ‘The Death of Superman’ Gets It Right

Comics on Film: ‘The Death of Superman’ Gets It Right

In late 1992, something astonishing happened: the mainstream public became briefly obsessed with comic books. With the publication of Superman (vol. 2) #75, DC Comics unleashed a behemoth and force of nature onto the city of Metropolis that could only see one being have any hope of standing in its way: the world’s greatest hero and Man of Steel, Superman. When the Last Son of Krypton stood against the creature known as Doomsday, the creative…

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