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Now, it's hard to imagine Guardians of the Galaxy without that very first trailer. The one that introduced the characters through their mugshots and police records and heavily featured Blue Swede's "Hooked on a Feeling". But director James Gunn says they nearly tossed that trailer for one that tested better.
If there's any one constant in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (other than the, literally, dozens of constants within the several-year narrative), it's that we're guaranteed to get a Stan Lee cameo. However, as one webcomic-turned-comic book points out, those cameos have a dark side. One that will bring out the Stan Lee in all of us, whether we like it or not.
Last week, we all had our minds blown by the realisation that Marvel's movies just look a bit flat. Visually stunning, sure, with amazing CGI and flawless cinematography, but also with mastering and grading that leaves blacks looking grey and scenes looking washed out. But there's a way to fix that. Here's how.
Video: Even if there is growing fatigue when it comes to superhero movies, there's no doubt that movies from Marvel's Cinematic Universe are the best of the bunch. Heck, some Marvel movies are legitimately great films and even the not so good ones still have great actors playing fantastic characters. Basically, they're all very fun to watch. So why then, do Marvel movies look so blah, drab and just plain bad?
Kathleen Kennedy talks about finding a female director for Star Wars, and about the tone of the Han Solo spinoff. There are a few more details about the Tomb Raider reboot's plot. A surprising Gordon family member is coming to Gotham. Plus, new pictures from Agents of SHIELD, and a snifter of new Moana footage. Spoilers now!
You may wonder what the man who's able to breathe every possible shade of meaning to "I am Groot" thinks about having to voice the character as a tiny sapling. And the answer is that Vin Diesel thinks there's a lot of differences between baby Groot on Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and full-grown Groot in the original, and hearing him explain them is simply delightful.
While Marvel and Sony's relationship has gotten closer thanks to their newfound collaborative efforts on Spider-Man, the relationship between Marvel and Fox over the movie rights for the X-Men and Fantastic Four has always been seen as a bit more frosty. It seems though that recently that relationship actually thawed a bit.