Tag: Avengers: Age of Ultron

The New Normal? – 10 More Examples of Hollywood’s Recent Troubled Productions

In his seminal novel Adventures in the Screen Trade, William Goldman argued that nobody knows anything in Hollywood. To be more specific, “Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty […]

Marvel Rewatch, Day 11: Avengers: Age of Ultron

In honor of the release of Captain America: Civil War, We Minored in Film’s Julianne Ramsey will examine the Marvel Cinematic Universe as it stands. Day 11: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) This is probably […]

Jon Favreau & Joss Whedon Are Gravitating Back Toward the Marvel Cinematic Universe

It’s so nice when our parents make up after a big fight, or at least that’s what it feels like when you hear the news that both Joss Whedon and Jon Favreau are gravitating back […]

There Shall Be No Avengers: Age of Ultron Director’s Cut, So Sayeth Joss Whedon

Remember how Joss Whedon seemed to be walking around in a constant “My favorite puppy just died” haze while promoting Age of Ultron? Wait. Scratch that. That’s a bit too severe. He just seemed really, […]

Ava DuVernay & Black Panther: Not Every Director Is Right for Marvel’s Producer-Driven Model

Ava DuVernay will not be directing Black Panther, Marvel’s first superhero movie with a black central character.  She told Essence, “I think I’ll just say we had different ideas about what the story would be. […]

Ant-Man Tracking for $65 Million Debut, But Marvel Studios Usually Beats Expectations

According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Tracking services have [Ant-Man] debuting in the $55 million-$65 million range, but may believe it will come in on the high end, considering Marvel’s track record.”  By recent Marvel Studios […]

Assuming They Can, Should Marvel Make a Standalone Hulk Movie?

Long story short: Marvel Studios can make a solo Hulk movie if they want to. During the Avengers: Age of Ultron press junket, Mark Ruffalo told Collider he thought a standalone Hulk movie was being […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron Off to Record-Setting Start in China

The other day I wrote about Avengers: Age of Ultron‘s latest domestic/worldwide box office numbers, observing that just over 10 days into a domestic release and something like 3 weeks into an international release we’re […]

Box Office: How Theater Owner Re-Negotiations Granted Age of Ultron Something the First Avengers Never Had

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A big movie isn’t doing quite as well as expected domestically but is completely killing it overseas. For the past couple of years, that’s been the m.o. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Captain America: Civil War

Age of Ultron leaves the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a period of transition, changing up the roster and, similar to Man of Steel, kicking the ramifications from its world-shattering climax down the road, ultimately to […]