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‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins Is the Real Superhero

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It’s official: Wonder Woman is a smash hit. From the day the critic reviews came in to the current box office status, the first female-fronted superhero flick from Marvel or DC is making a big splash. Not only is Wonder Woman an exceptionally fun blockbuster, it’s also paving the way for women in the superhero genre. In fact, it’s the …

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Movie Review: ‘Captain Underpants’ Is a Silly Wonderland for Kids

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With a title like Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, fart jokes come standard. Why wouldn’t they? You can’t make an animated film about a superhero that literally runs around in his underwear and not have a single reference to the bodily functions of a gluteus maximus. And, yes, there are plenty of farts present to make every child smirk …

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Movie Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ Finally Brings Heroism to the DCEU

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After the uneven and garish tones of Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad, I wasn’t exactly looking forward to the first attempt at a Wonder Woman movie, especially after the dismally unfocused failure of a modern TV pilot. But I guess once you’ve crucified Superman and turned the Joker into a Juggalo, there’s nowhere to go but up (I hoped). …

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‘Wonder Woman’ Is the Fantastic DC Movie We’ve Been Waiting For

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Look out, Marvel! DC has (finally) entered the arena. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been dominating the box office, the critic scores and, well, pretty much everything. In comparison, the DC Comics movies have been a tragic disappointment. That is, until Wonder Woman came along. DC is paving the way with the first female-fronted superhero movie in these two competing …

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Netflix Rolls in 7 New Titles for June – Moana & More!

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With summertime bringing with it plenty of sun and big blockbusters, there’s not much reason to stay in the house. Netflix seems to have realized this as well considering most of their big original series and movies debuted last month. While the new additions for the month of June are a little sparse, there’s still a handful of great titles …

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Movie Review: ‘Baywatch’ Can’t Stay Afloat

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Baywatch is back! Read our movie review to see how the new movie holds up to the TV show: Baywatch offers one knowing joke that bangs its head against the wall until all the brains spill out from the damage. A handful of characters comment on how farfetched, inappropriate, surreal and dangerous it is for lifeguards to be involved with solving …

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Zack Snyder Steps Down from ‘Justice League’ after Personal Tragedy, Joss Whedon Steps In

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After suffering a tragic personal loss, director Zack Snyder has stepped down from the Justice League movie. Joss Whedon will be taking the helm for some additional scenes. In March, Zack Snyder’s daughter with his first wife committed suicide. Autumn Snyder was just 20 years old. Initially, the family planned on keeping the awful news private, but soon it started affecting the …

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Why 1 Marvel Writer Isn’t Happy with Mantis in GotG2

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hit theaters last week, and so far everyone is loving it. However, one Marvel Comics writer, Steve Englehart, wasn’t thrilled with the introduction of a certain new character. In a recent interview, he explained that Mantis, played by Pom Klementieff, wasn’t exactly as he and co-writer Don Heck wrote her. “Well, I was not happy …

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