If you think about it, we owe Jeff Bridges a lot. Without him we wouldn't have the Dude, Kevin Flynn, Starman or dozens of other pop culture icons. What you didn't know, though, is that in a roundabout way, we may also have him to thank for a small piece of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Remember those Samurai-style Star Wars toys? Well, Bandai has also kicked off a Marvel-themed version, and the results are just as awesome.
Here's the weird thing about an already great movie like Captain America: Civil War. It's such a big hit that it doesn't have to be a good Blu-ray. It could be the movie on a disc in a paper slipcover and it would sell like crazy. But thankfully, Marvel decided to pack the release with lots of solid, additional content.
Eight years after its release, Iron Man is still very much the defining movie of Marvel's cinematic universe, representing everything Marvel stands for with its approach to superhero movies. But if Greg Berlanti, the man behind the Arrow, Flash and Supergirl TV series had his way, it would have been quite different.
Everybody knows the hero's journey by heart at this point. The chosen one gets called to adventure, refuses, accepts, goes on trials, loses a mentor, faces darkness, defeats evil. But sometimes the hero's journey takes a major detour. Here are 10 hero's journeys go went to a dark, terrible place.
Remember that bit in Iron Man 3 where Tony Stark relaxes in his Iron Man armour on his couch? Well, good news for fans who've been waiting to create that moment on your toy shelf for three years: you finally can. If you're heading to San Diego Comic-Con with a fair chunk of change, that is.
Don't have billions of dollars at your disposal like Tony Stark or SHIELD do? You can still build some impressive superhero accessories like Iron Man's laser-blasting gauntlet or Captain America's boomeranging shield, using easily found electronics, a little ingenuity and some clever hacking.
Master toy customizer Sam Kwok has turned Hot Toys' sixth-scale Starboost Iron Man XXXIX figure into what Toy Story's Buzz Lightyear would almost certainly look like in real life. If Tony Stark ever started doing children's birthday parties, this is definitely the armour he should wear.
The director talks about the Batman v Superman mythos and 300's future, too. Daisy Ridley confirms talks for Tomb Raider. David Benioff hypes the next season of Game of Thrones. Plus wild new Jungle Book cast pictures, and what to expect on the latest episodes of Flash, iZombie and Agents of SHIELD. So many spoilers!
If you lack the patience for assembling something as simple as a jigsaw puzzle, you'll want to move along. Metal Earth's intricate models, which assemble from flat, pre-cut sheets of metal, could frustrate even a brain surgeon. Which is unfortunate, because these new colour models are so very tempting.
The arrival of a new Marvel movie is as inevitable as the passage of time itself at this point — as is it being joined by a slew of Hot Toys figures to go with it, much to dismay of a comic book fan's wallet. Captain America: Civil War in no exception, and Hot Toys have now revealed their first figures from the film.
If you're a stickler for details and accuracy, don't assume that making your own cosplay props and costumes is cheaper than buying a replica. Often it can cost thousands of dollars to get it right, so Hasbro and Marvel are teaming up on a line of detailed role play accessories that will make accurate cosplay slightly more affordable.