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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: ‘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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Why Everyone Hates the New ‘Justice League’ Trailer

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The new trailer for Justice League debuted recently. While that may have been exciting in itself, closer examination is giving some critics bad vibes. D.C. Comics has been having a notoriously difficult time competing with Marvel. While Marvel has hits like The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy, D.C. is struggling along with mediocre blockbusters like Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad. The Justice League movie had people hoping …

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Has Record-Setting Opening Weekend – Move Over, Batman!

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It’s not very surprising that Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast had a great opening. What is surprising is just how great it was. Disney just released their live action version of the animated classic this weekend. But it sure isn’t taking long to rake in millions of bucks. In North America alone, the flick grossed $170 million in ticket sales. Combined with the rest …

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From ‘Finding Dory’ to ‘Satanic’: 2016 Box Office Records

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While weekend revenue numbers remain incomplete, this being a holiday weekend and all, the box office numbers are in for the annual revenue sweepstakes, which are all about Disney Studios this year. Disney captured the top three positions for the year with Finding Dory the top draw, earning $486.2 million in 2016, while Rogue One: A Star Wars Story earned …

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DC’s ‘Aquaman’ Begins Preproduction in Australia Just as ‘Thor’ Makes Exit

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Just as Thor: Ragnarok made its exit from the Gold Coast of Australia, Aquaman has stepped into the Village Roadshow Studios location to begin preproduction. The next DC Comics movie on the roster, Aquaman will feature Jason Momoa in the title role, though it won’t be his first appearance as the fishy hero. He’s also scheduled to appear in 2017’s Justice League movie alongside several other …

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Leads the Pack on Revenue During Weak Week

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After three weeks on top of the revenue charts for U.S. theaters, Suicide Squad lost its grip on the top slot, earning only $12.1 million over the weekend to slip way back into the No. 2 spot. Suicide Squad was brushed aside by Don’t Breathe, the dark thriller that is four-fifth horror film and one fifth thriller — or something …

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ Nearing Billion Dollar Gross

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No surprises, here: Captain America: Civil War had a highly successful second weekend at the box office. Despite a nearly 60% drop from the previous weekend, the film pulled in about $73 million domestically this weekend. This places it in the top 10 for biggest second-weekends at the box office, just behind The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and above Iron Man 3. …

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ Earns Top 5 Opening Weekend Gross

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Disney is now the fastest studio to cross the billion dollar mark within a year thanks to Captain America: Civil War. Universal held the record previously with their hits in 2015. By June 14th of last year, Universal hit a billion dollars for the year thanks to Jurassic World. The superhero showdown also placed at the fifth-highest domestic opening, pulling in an …

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