CAPTAIN MARVEL | Available on Digital 5/28 and on Blu-ray 6/11

THE BARRIER-BLASTING, INTERGALACTIC ORIGIN STORY THAT GOES
HIGHER, FURTHER, FASTER

MARVEL STUDIOS’

“CAPTAIN MARVEL”

LAUNCHES ON DIGITAL MAY 28 AND LANDS IN BLU-RAY™ COLLECTIONS JUNE 11

Extensive extras explore the universe’s most powerful hero and future Avenger, Nick Fury’s influence on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fan-favorite Goose the Cat, deleted scenes, gag reel, commentary and much more!

img_8924At this week’s espnW Summit NYC, Marvel Studios hosted a “Captain Marvel” panel and revealed an all-new trailer and in-home release dates for its first female-led franchise film, centered on Carol Danvers a.k.a. Captain Marvel. The spectacular, 1990s-era Super Hero adventure, which electrified and inspired audiences worldwide and surpassed $1 billion in ticket sales, is available on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and Movies Anywhere May 28, and lands on Blu-ray™ and Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD™ June 11.

Arriving home with extensive line-up of extras detailing the development of this highly anticipated addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), “Captain Marvel” includes Featurettes that highlight the transformative journey of Brie Larson (Captain Marvel) and her character’s impact on audiences around the globe; the influence of Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) on significant events within the MCU; the perfect pairing of directors Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck; the ongoing conflict between the Skrulls and the Kree; and the raw talent behind the fetching feline named Goose. Viewers also gain access to six deleted scenes, director commentary, a gag reel loaded with funnies, flubs and Flerkens, and never-before-seen concept art and production photography.

“Captain Marvel” comes packaged in various formats to best fit today’s varying consumer desires. Viewers can bring home the film two weeks early on Digital 4K Ultra HD, HD and SD and gain access to two exclusive features, including a behind-the-scenes visit with the Visual Effects team that makes the filmmakers’ visions of the MCU come to life and an inside look at the epic team effort that goes into an action-packed sequence within a Marvel Studios film. A physical copy of “Captain Marvel” is available as either a 4K Cinematic Universe Edition (4K UHD+Blu-ray+Digital Copy) or a Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray+Digital Copy), granting fans the flexibility to watch on devices of their choice.

BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer):

Blu-ray & Digital:

  • Alternate Movie Versions
    • Movie with Intro – An introduction by directors/screenwriters Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck.
    • Movie with Commentary – Commentary by directors/screenwriters Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck.
  • Featurettes
    • Becoming a Super Hero – Follow Brie Larson’s journey as she joins the MCU, and see what it takes to be a Marvel Super Hero in every sense of the word.
    • Big Hero Moment – Explore how impactful Captain Marvel’s entrance into the MCU is, and how she inspires audiences around the world.
    • The Origin of Nick Fury – Witness some of the MCU’s most significant events through Nick Fury’s eyes, and see how his influence helped shape the MCU.
    • The Dream Team – Discover why Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck are the perfect pair to directMarvel Studios’ most powerful hero.
    • The Skrulls and the Kree – Take a deeper look into the Skrulls and the Kree, their ongoing conflict, and the importance of shifting perspectives in the film.
    • Hiss-sterical Cat-titude – The cast and crew dish on working with Goose and the raw talent it takes to portray such a complex character on-screen.

  • Deleted Scenes
    • “Who Do You Admire Above All Others?” – Kree Commander Yon-Rogg must answer to the Supreme Intelligence, who questions his leadership ability.
    • Starforce Recruits – Yon-Rogg lectures a roomful of students on the Kree’s mission to defend all nations from the scourge of the Skrulls.
    • Heading to Torfa – Vers (Danvers) and her fellow Starforce members banter as they prepare for their rescue mission to Torfa.
    • “What, No Smile?” – In this alternate version of a scene from the movie, Vers is consulting a map when she receives a dubious offer of assistance.
    • Black Box – Keller attempts to track Vers and Fury after their escape in a quadjet from the Joint USAFA Facility.
    • Rookie Mistake – Novice S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson helps Director Keller out of an embarrassing situation.

  • Gag Reel – The fate of the universe hangs in the balance as the cast battles props, flubs and Flerkens in these outtakes from the set.

Digital Exclusives:

  • Journey into Visual Effects with Victoria Alonso – Experience how filmmakers’ visions of the MCU come to life on-screen through the skill of the Visual Effects team.
  • What Makes a Memory: Inside the “Mind Frack” – What does it take to craft an action-packed sequence for a Marvel Studios film? Nothing short of an epic team effort!
  • Concept Art – Explore artwork from “Captain Marvel” and trace the visual development of characters.
  • On-Set Images – Uncover a trove of behind-the-scenes and production photography.

 

Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that introduces the MCU’s first stand-alone, female-franchise title character—Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel. When we first meet Danvers, she already possesses her superhero powers, having left her earthly life behind and become a member of an intergalactic elite Kree military team called Starforce, led by their enigmatic commander, Yon-Rogg. But after Danvers has trained and worked with the Starforce team, and become a valued member­, she finds herself back on Earth with new questions about her past. While on Earth she quickly lands on the radar of Nick Fury, and they must work together against a formidable enemy in the form of the Skrulls—the notorious Marvel bad guys made even more dangerous by their shape-shifting abilities—and their leader, Talos, who is spearheading a Skrull invasion of Earth.

Based on the beloved Marvel comic-book series, first published in 1967, “Captain Marvel” stars Academy Award® winner Brie Larson (“Room,” “Kong: Skull Island”) as Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel,  Samuel L. Jackson  (Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “The Hateful Eight”) as Nick Fury, Ben Mendelsohn (“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” “Mississippi Grind”) as Talos, with Annette Bening (“American Beauty,” “20th Century Women”) as Supreme Intelligence, with Clark Gregg (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) as Agent Coulson and Jude Law (“Sherlock Holmes,” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”) as Yon-Rogg.

The film also includes a talented supporting cast that features Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Korath, Lee Pace (“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”) as Ronan, Lashana Lynch (“Bulletproof,” “Brotherhood”) as Maria Rambeau, Gemma Chan (“Crazy Rich Asians,” “Humans”) as Minn-Erva, Rune Temte (“Eddie the Eagle,” “The Last Kingdom”) as Bron-Char, Algenis Perez Soto (“Sugar,” “Isolated Victim”) as Att-Lass, Mckenna Grace (“Gifted,” “I, Tonya”) as Young Carol Danvers and Akira Akbar (“Grey’s Anatomy”) as Monica Rambeau.

Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” is produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck (“Half Nelson,” “Sugar,” “Mississippi Grind”). Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Patricia Whitcher and Stan Lee are the executive producers. The story is by Nicole Perlman & Meg LeFauve and Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck & Geneva Robertson-Dworet, and the screenplay is by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck & Geneva Robertson-Dworet.

Directors Boden and Fleck’s creative team also includes director of photography Ben Davis (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange”), production designer Andy Nicholson (“Gravity,” “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”), costume designer Sanja Hays (“The Fate of the Furious,” “Star Trek Beyond”), editors Elliot Graham (“Steve Jobs,” “Molly’s Game”) and Debbie Berman (Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming”), visual effects supervisor Christopher Townsend (Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”), special effects supervisor Dan Sudick (MarvelStudios’ “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Black Panther”) and composer Pinar Toprak (“The Angel,” “The Challenger”).

 

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DARK PHOENIX | Final Trailer Released | In Theaters June 7!

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20th Century Fox has released the final trailer for DARK PHOENIX. To honor the passion of X-Men superfans, some of the biggest X-Men fans around the world were selected to experience the final trailer first. Now that they have received it, we can share it with you!

The film stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain, and is scored by composer Hans Zimmer.

SYNOPSIS: This is the story of one of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic DARK PHOENIX. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet. The film is the most intense and emotional X-Men movie ever made. It is the culmination of 20 years of X-Men movies, as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet — one of their own.

DARK PHOENIX arrives in theaters everywhere on June 7!

 

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32 New Character Posters Revealed for AVENGERS: ENDGAME

IMG_7921Ahhhh!!! Good morning, movie lovers!

I am so excited about this particular post. Avengers: Infinity War was one of my favorites, despite so many of our favorites turning to dust. UGHHHH. I can’t wait to see where they take this because, I mean, the universe simply can’t stay this way.

Marvel Studios released 32 character posters yesterday that are absolutely incredible! The release of these posters marks the one month countdown for the release of AVENGERS: ENDGAME, which hits theaters April 26th.

SYNOPSIS: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe. 

Here are the posters for the remaining allies:

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And, sadly, these are the posters for those we lost in Avengers: Infinity War. Thanks a lot, Thanos!

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What were your thoughts when you first saw these posters? I loved the creativity of it all. We usually don’t get this many characters posters, but with a cast like this, I guess it was inevitable. I love how the ones we lost in Avengers: Infinity War are in black & white. From a creative perspective, I thought that was awesome! But we’re gonna need all of those restored to full color, thank you very much!

I seriously can not wait to see this in the theater!

 

 

The First SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME Trailer Is Here & We’re Not Mad At It

In fact . . . we’re loving it!!

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Tom Holland is by far my favorite Spider-Man. I’m curious to see who agrees! And yes, even though every time I see Holland I think of him on Lip Sync Battle dancing to Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’ (YouTube that. You can thank me later).

Anyway, the trailer looks so good and I can not wait to catch this!

SYNOPSIS: Peter Parker and his friends go on summer vacation to Europe, where Peter finds himself trying to save his friends against a villain known as Mysterio.

 

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME | Hits theaters July 5th

 

Marvel’s THE PUNISHER: Season 2 | Returns to Netflix January 18th! Watch the Date Announcement [Video]

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Lawddddddddd!!!!

I am SO ready for Season 2!!!! Ok, maybe I’m not!!

SYNOPSIS: The series revolves around Frank Castle, who uses lethal methods to fight crime as the vigilante “the Punisher”, with Jon Bernthal reprising the role from Daredevil.

I can’t wait to see what happens this season! I mean, let’s be honest . . . Jon Bernthal’s portrayal of Frank Castle is one of the best ruthless vigilante performances and Ben Barnes as Billy Russo is that gorgeous villain you hate to love and love to hate lol.

In a few interviews, Ben Barnes has said that “Jigsaw” will be more of a metaphorical concept now that he’s trying to piece together what happened. Not gonna lie, when I saw him all bandaged up at the end of the first season, I was worried about what he’d look like in Season 2. I’m terrible, I know. Don’t judge me!

Season 2 is sure to have some more of the incredible chemistry between these two characters, along with some fantastic supporting roles. I can not wait! For now, enjoy the teaser trailer that Netflix released today.

 

 

ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL | Respect the Back – New Video | In Theaters December 12th

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We’ve got two words for you: Nickel. Back. 

20th Century Fox has released a new video that finds Deadpool and his kidnapped sidekick Fred Savage rocking out to 11th best-selling musical act of all time.

“This is how you remind me” that ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL opens in theaters this week on Wednesday, December 12th. Audiences of almost all ages will soon be able to enjoy the Merc with the Mouth’s reimagining of DEADPOOL 2 filtered through the prism of childlike innocence.

One dollar of every ticket sold in the United States from December 12-24, 2018 will be donated to F Cancer, who have graciously changed their name to Fudge Cancer be more PG-13 friendly for the 12 days of ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL’S release.

Tickets on sale here: www.deadpooltickets.com

ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL opens in theaters for a limited engagement this holiday season from December 12 through December 24, 2018!

 

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AVENGERS: ENDGAME | New Trailer & Poster | In Theaters April 26!

IMG_4958Holy crap! Holy crap! Holy crap!

As if April wasn’t already the best month of the year (I’m a biased April baby, don’t mind me)…we now get to see the latest AVENGERS film when it’s released in theaters April 26!

SYNOPSIS: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe for once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

I just watched the trailer and –back to my opening statement– Holy crap! Holy crap! Holy crap! Are you as excited as I am to see what happens?!?! There has to be a way that everyone survived, right? Maybe they’re all trapped in some parallel universe controlled by Doctor Strange? What are your theories?? Let me know!

And don’t forget to check out the trailer:

 

DEADPOOL 2 Takes Over 7-Eleven Stores Nationwide Starting May 7th!

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Just in time for DEADPOOL 2 to hit theaters, America’s favorite anti-hero is taking over 7-Eleven stores nationwide starting on May 7th. Deadpool will come to stores through a first-of-its-kind augmented reality (AR) in-store experience, movie ticket prizes, and exclusive Deadpool-themed products (chimichangas included).

Deadpool 2 7-Eleven3Deadpool and Marvel fans alike can collect or devour exclusive Deadpool-branded items that range from collectible Slurpee® cups and straws to mini and monster chimichanga’sMonster Mutant bottled energy drinks, Mike’s Harder Watermelon Lemonade, Trolli Sour Brite Tiny Hands candy and the Funko POP! Deadpool figurine that can only be found at 7-Eleven stores.

For super-fans who want to take it to the next level: “Meet Deadpool” via the 7-Eleven mobile app. The new AR experience literally brings Deadpool into the store, engaging customers with new surprise activities each week and the chance to win prizes including movie tickets, a trip to Las Vegas and more.

By scanning the 7-Eleven app at checkout, customers can earn 7Rewards® loyalty program points and enter a contest for a chance to win prizes such as movie tickets, a trip to Las Vegas and more. But the biggest news is the in-store AR that invites Deadpool fans to engage in fun virtual activities (new ones each week) to earn 7Rewards bonus points.

While Deadpool evokes “maximum effort” to fight the bad guys in the movie, jumping into the Deadpool AR experience at 7-Eleven stores is easy. All it takes is the 7-Eleven app.

Here’s how it works:

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  1. Tap: Tap the camera icon on the home screen of the 7-Eleven app, and Deadpool appears to guide fans through the experience.
  2. Selfie: Take a selfie and watch the mad scribbler take over with his red marker.
  3. Seek: Here a zapcode, there a zapcode. Scannable codes throughout the store unlock new activities and 7Rewards bonus points. The fun changes every week so fans are invited to visit often. One never knows where Deadpool will pop up. Literally. Once unlocked, an experience can be accessed later, even after leaving the store.

That’s the augmented reality part of the DEADPOOL 2 experience. The real-life part can be found in the exclusive items at participating stores.

“Deadpool definitely left an impression at their stores,” said Zachary Eller, executive vice president of Marketing Partnerships at 20th Century Fox. “Great to see that 7-Eleven has truly embraced the ‘creative genius’ that is Deadpool with this program.”

Here is the DEADPOOL 2 product mashup:

  • Monster makes a comeback at the Slurpee machine with Mutant Red Dawn flavor. This is the first time in a decade that a Monster energy drink flavor will make a splash on the Slurpee machine. Monster Mutant Red Dawn Slurpee drinks – say that five times fast.
  • Cups! Five collectible cups, each with Deadpool striking a different pose along with a colorful comment. A different cup will be released each week and can be used for both Slurpee and Big Gulp® drinks.
  • Suck on this. Nothing completes a Monster Mutant Red Dawn Slurpee in a Deadpool cup than straws with tiny Deadpools climbing up the side.
  • Chimichangas! Deadpool says he loves saying chimichanga in multiple languages. 7-Eleven has delicious chimichangas that people will love in every language – and two sizes for all size appetites. Look for mini chimis in the hot foods case and Deadpool on the package of larger 7-Select Chimichangas in the cold case. Available in two varieties, chicken or steak and black bean, the 7-Select Chimichanga has a special limited time offer – two for $2.50. Regular price is $1.99.
  • Deadpool drinks. Look! He’s in the vault on bottles and cans! Monster Mutant energy drink and Mike’s Harder Watermelon Lemonade also get in on the Deadpool 2 action with limited-time packaging.
  • Tiny hands! Deadpool’s tiny hands scene in the first movie has become a gif sensation. Deadpool fans can make their own gif using Trolli Sour Brite Tiny Hands candy. Or just eat them. They’re delicious. Available exclusively at participating 7-Eleven stores. Suggested retail price is $1.99.

7-Eleven encourages fans to share their Deadpool experiences with photos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #DPx7E. Not a 7Rewards member? Customers can sign up for 7Rewards via the mobile website, 7Rewards.com, by messaging “7Rewards” to the Facebook Chatbot on Messenger, or by using a physical loyalty card. Customers can also pay via Apple Pay or Google Pay making their experience even more convenient.

DEADPOOL 2 opens nationwide May 18.

SYNOPSIS: After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.

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The Must-Own Cultural Phenomenon Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER Arrives to Homes Digitally on May 8, Blu-Ray on May 15 | #BlackPanther

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Bring Wakanda Home With Extensive Bonus Features That Allow Viewers to Explore Deeper into The Wondrous World of Wakanda

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” the highly celebrated story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), a young African prince who takes on the mantle of King and Super Hero, has thrilled and inspired generations of moviegoers around the globe.

IMG_3615Now, fans can bring home the phenomenon, packed with light-hearted fun, pulse-pounding action and a powerful message and watch it over and over again–Digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and Movies Anywhere on May 8 and on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on May 15.

With both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos immersive sound, 4k Ultra HD offers consumers a transformative viewing experience.

Through the 4K Cinematic Universe Edition of “Black Panther,” fans will experience the exhilarating adventure in stunning 4K Ultra HD with next-generation high dynamic range (HDR) visuals and Dolby Atmos immersive audio.

Never-before-seen extras feature commentary from director Ryan Coogler; deleted scenes; outtakes; and several making-of featurettes, which detail the Black Panther’s evolution, the remarkable women of Wakanda, the history of T’Challa’s proud nation, and the cosmic origin and technological applications of vibranium.

Also included are a roundtable discussion with “Black Panther” filmmakers and writers; a featurette tracing the countless connections between heroes, characters and storylines within the Marvel Cinematic Universe; and an exclusive sneak peek at “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”

The global cultural phenomenon of “Black Panther” has dominated the box office charts emerging as the third biggest movie of all time domestically with over $665 million – the first film in eight years to spend five weeks at No. 1 – and rising to the global top 10 of all time with over $1.3 billion.

In the acclaimed film, T’Challa returns home to the hidden, high-tech African nation of Wakanda to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king, following the death of his father. But when a man named Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) appears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he’s drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Pitted against his own family, the king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and embrace his future as an Avenger.

The film features a fierce group of Wakandan women, including Nakia (Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o), a War Dog and Wakandan spy; Shuri (Letitia Wright), T’Challa’s little sister and tech wizard; and the Dora Milaje, the all-female Wakandan Special Forces led by Okoye (Danai Gurira). They team up with reluctant ally CIA agent Everett K. Ross (Martin Freeman) to help T’Challa defend Wakanda against the forces threatening to destroy it.

The extraordinary ensemble cast of “Black Panther” also includes veteran actors such as Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett as Ramonda, T’Challa and Shuri’s mother; Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker as Zuri, the spiritual leader of Wakanda; and Andy Serkis as Ulysses Klaue, an illegal arms dealer; and standout performances by Academy Award® nominee Daniel Kaluuya as W’Kabi, Royal Counsel to T’Challa; Winston Duke as M’Baku, the formidable leader of the Jabari tribe; and Emmy® Award-winner Sterling K. Brown as N’Jobu, a Wakandan War Dog.

The action in “Black Panther” is intensified through a musical score by GRAMMY®-nominated composer Ludwig Göransson and soundtrack curated and produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning global superstar Kendrick Lamar and Billboard Magazine’s Executive of the Year Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith.

“Black Panther: The Album” topped the Billboard 200 chart for five consecutive weeks and the end-credit track, “All The Stars,” featuring Lamar and SZA, spent nine weeks in the top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.

BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer):

Blu-ray:

  • Director’s Intro
  • From Page to Screen: A Roundtable Discussion – Delve into the film’s making
  • Crowning of a New King – Explore the world of “Black Panther” in all its color and complexity
  • The Warriors Within – Get to know Wakanda’s women and the actors who portray them
  • The Hidden Kingdom Revealed – Wakanda’s diverse people
  • Wakanda Revealed: Exploring the Technology
  • Deleted Scenes
    • U.N. Meet and Greet
    • Okoye And W’Kabi Discuss the Future of Wakanda
    • T’Challa Remembers His Father
    • Voices from the Past
  • Gag Reel
  • Exclusive Sneak Peek at “Ant-Man and The Wasp”
  • Marvel Studios the First Ten Years: Connecting the Universe
  • Director’s Commentary
     

Digital Exclusives:

  • In World Wakanda Tourism Ads
    • Come to Wakanda “Before”
    • Come to Wakanda “After”

“Black Panther” is packaged several ways to ensure fans get the most out of their in-home viewing experience.

The Multiscreen Edition (formerly the Blu-ray Combo Pack) includes Blu-ray, and a Digital Copy, giving viewers the flexibility to watch the film on different devices.

Those with 4K Ultra HD capability may opt for a 4K UHD Collector’s Edition, including 4K Ultra HD disc with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, Blu-ray disc, and a digital copy (where available). Dolby Vision delivers greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors.

Dolby Atmos places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. Together on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc, viewers will fully experience the sights and sounds of Wakanda.

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Now Streaming On Netflix: Marvel’s JESSICA JONES | Season 2

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SYNOPSIS: New York City private investigator Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is beginning to put her life back together after murdering her tormenter, Kilgrave. Now known throughout the city as a super-powered killer, a new case makes her reluctantly confront who she really is while digging deeper into her past to explore the reasons why.

Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones) is joined by an incredible returning cast that includes Rachael Taylor (Trish Walker), Carrie-Anne Moss (Jeri Hogarth), Eka Darville (Malcolm Ducasse) and new cast members Janet McTeer and J.R. Ramirez, among others.

Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix is Executive Produced by series Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg (“Twilight”, “Dexter), Raelle Tucker (“True Blood”), Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Daredevil”, “Marvel‘s Luke Cage”, “Marvel‘s Iron Fist”) and Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Daredevil”, “Marvel‘s Luke Cage”, “Marvel‘s Iron Fist”) who also serves as Marvel’s Head of Television.

All 13 original episodes of Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Season 2 premiered exclusively on Netflix on March 8, 2018.

The Return of Marvel’s Jessica Jones

The first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones launched on Netflix in November 2015 to enthusiastic support from audiences and critically acclaim, ultimately taking home a prestigious Peabody Award recognizing the show’s achievement in television entertainment.

Marvel’s Head of Television Jeph Loeb remembers, “We knew that we had something very special, not just in the writing from Melissa Rosenberg, but also in the performance by Krysten Ritter. We had hoped that it was a story that was going to resonate first with the Marvel audience, but secondly with a much larger audience. We were delighted to see how many people responded to the material and responded to it in a way that in some ways exceeded their expectations of the genre. Certainly the subject matter and the timing are something that you can never really have any control over, but it was the right show at the right time. One of the reasons that we’re so excited about season two is that it delves deeper into issues that make a difference to our audience and really connect to women in particular. That’s very important to Marvel and to Jessica Jones.”

 

WATCH: New Trailer for AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have a second trailer for AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR!!

It was announced on March 1st that the film would be released in theaters a bit earlier than originally expected, so the new trailer has arrived with perfect timing! The Marvel Cinematic Universe will unite to try and defeat Thanos, but the newest trailer shows our beloved superheroes in some trouble!

SYNOPSIS: Two years after the Avengers were torn apart during the events of Captain America: Civil War, Thanos arrives on Earth to collect the Infinity Stones for a gauntlet that will allow him to bend reality to his will. The Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him before his onslaught of destruction puts an end to the universe.

Did you watch the trailer yet?? If not, what are you waiting for?! Click below and let me know what you think!

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR opens in theaters April 27th.

Movie Review by @mikethemovieguy: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

 

Last night I finally finished watching SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING and MAN!! I loved it!! I thought it was great from start to finish.

I’m a fan of the franchise and for me…each dude that’s played Peter Parker – did their own thing. BUT…if I had to pick a favorite…it would be this one..Mr. Tom Holland. I thought he did a great job playing the high school kid AND Spider-Man. If that makes any sense. 🤣 All of the high school scenes were hilarious and all of the SPIDER-MAN scenes were bad-ass!!

Story was great. Action was great. Cast was great.
Michael Keaton was awesome…heck, when’s he NOT awesome. Marisa Tomei. LOVE.
Just a great movie all around. I’m ready for the Spidey movie. (lol)

I give SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING…5 OUT 5 POPCORNS!

 

Mike “The Movie Guy” Pierce
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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR | Official Trailer

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HOLY CRAP! HOLY CRAP! HOLY CRAP!!!!!!!!! THIS LOOKS AMAZING!!!! Marvel Studios has released the first poster and trailer for AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR and I can not contain my excitement!!! Have you seen it? What do you think??

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SYNOPSIS: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

@Thisfunktional Early Gift Guide For The Kids

@Thisfunktional Early Gift Guide For The Kids

Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional)

Halloween is now in the past and with thanksgiving just a few weeks away why not get started with Christmas shopping.
Disney, Marvel and Star Wars have some excellent toys for the kids this gift giving season.

Check out these top 10 gifts from their catalogue this 2017 holiday season:

Marvel Spider-Man Homecoming: Official Movie Edition Spider Drone
Licensee: Skyrocket
MSRP: $79.99
Retailers: Mass and shopDisney.com
Available: Now
Now you can help your favorite superhero watch over the city with your own Official Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Edition Spider-Drone, Powered by Sky Viper. With eight legs and a Spidey-suit-inspired style, this drone is an authentic replica of Spider-Man’s new gadget in the blockbuster film. As your drone takes flight, follow along with the Spider-Drone app to unlock achievements and view media in the gallery. Flight Assist features include Auto Land and Auto Hover, plus Voice Feedback with real phrases from the movie, to make flying fun and easy for any Spider-Man fan.
Spider-Man Interactive App-Enabled Super Hero Powered by Sphero
Licensee: Sphero 
MSRP: $149.99
Retailers: shopDisney.com, Mass and Specialty retailers
Available: Now
Team up. Hang out. Fight villains. Hero stuff.
Join forces with Spider-Man™ and enter the Marvel Universe like never before. This voice interactive Super Hero features hours of entertainment. Embark on missions where you’ll take on the city’s worst criminals and battle Spidey’s most notorious villains. Every decision you make creates a new path forward, so your unique journey will continue to evolve. Spidey’s Wi-Fi capabilities allow for new missions, games, stories, jokes, and other content updates. When not fighting bad guys, hang out and strike up some banter with your friendly neighborhood hero. Spidey’s reactions and signature snarky attitude are sure to keep you on your toes.
Built with fully animated LCD eyes and motion detection, Spider-Man is as expressive as he is perceptive. Watch him react to people passing by, set him to wake you up, or have him guard your room to stop snooping siblings. The tech in this interactive, immersive, and intellectual Spidey empowers you to be his heroic ally.
Marvel Spider-Man Mega City Playset
Licensee: Hasbro
MSRP: $99.99
Retailers: Mass
Available: Now
Imagine swinging into action and saving the city with SPIDER-MAN! At a towering 46 inches tall – nearly 4 feet! – this playset includes more than 20 features and 5 levels of play, from the subway to the bank vault and PETER PARKER’s secret lab. Hook SPIDER-MAN up to the web zipline and watch as he swings into action to stop villains from using the exploding door to steal money bags from the bank. Kids can launch projectiles and send bad guys to their doom with multiple trap doors and secret passageways, and lock up to 6 villains in web jail!
Marvel Legends Series Star-Lord Electronic Helmet
Licensee: Hasbro
MSRP: $99.99
Retailers: Mass
Available: Now
Channel the legendary outlaw STAR-LORD with this highly detailed and 1:1 full scale electronic helmet! Features premium movie-inspired sculpting and deco, as well as electronic sound effects and light up eyes. Fully adjustable to fit most heads. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included.
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Licensee: Garmin
MSRP: $99.99
Retailers: Retailers nationwide
Available: September 27, 2017
Featuring designs of kids’ favorite characters including Minnie Mouse, BB-8 and Marvel’s Captain America, each band theme offers a corresponding mobile app adventure where children can complete missions to advance in the journey and unlock new character step icons, with the help of their parents, by achieving 60 minutes of activity every day. This exciting collaboration leverages kids’ favorite characters, encouraging children to be active, and ultimately shaping habits for lifelong health and fitness.
Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Augmented Reality Experience
Licensee: Lenovo
MSRP: $199.99
Retailers: Best Buy and Lenovo online
Availability: Holiday 2017
A new augmented reality Star Wars product that allows fans to experience Star Wars in ways never before possible. Jedi Challenges features a smartphone-powered Lenovo Mirage AR headset, Tracking Beacon, Lightsaber controller, and hours of Star Wars gameplay. The product is compatible with both Android phones and iPhones, will be available this holiday season and is available for pre-order now for $199.99 at Best Buy and Lenovo online.
Star Wars Force Link BB-8 2-In-1 Mega Playset (With Force Link Wearable Band)
Licensee: Hasbro
MSRP: $199.99
Retailers: US, UK, Australia, China, and Singapore. Available at most major retailers, shopDisney.com and on HasbroToyShop.com.
Availability: Now
The power of the Force is in your hands with FORCE LINK! Activate incredible FORCE LINK sounds and phrases in the BB-8 2-IN-1 MEGA PLAYSET. On the outside, this playset resembles the iconic astromech droid BB-8 from STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. Open the BB-8 exterior to uncover a multi-level playset where the real fun begins! This playset features 3 FORCE LINK activation areas with sounds and phrases, as well as 6 play areas to recreate favorite scenes. Discover tons of awesome features such as hidden trap doors, a firing canon with sound effects, and more! The playset also includes 3.75-inch SUPREME LEADER SNOKE and ELITE PRAETORIAN GUARD (with Single Blade) FORCE LINK-activated figures. Includes playset, FORCE LINK wearable technology, 2 figures, and accessory. Requires 3 1.5V AA Alkaline batteries, not included. Compatible with all products in the FORCE LINK line, each sold separately. Ages 4 years & up/Approx.
Propel Star Wars Battle Drones
Licensee: Propel
MSRP: $179
Availability: Now
Introducing the Propel Star Wars Battle Drones.  Bring the magic of flight to a whole new dimension with the Propel T64 X Wing Starfighter, Tie Advanced X1 and the 74Z Speeder Bike quadcopter. You can fly these drones at top speeds up to 35 miles per hour and engage friends and family in exciting multiplayer battles!  Now comes with a companion app.
Droid Inventor Kit
Licensee: littleBits
MSRP: $99.95
Retailers: Walmart, Amazon, Apple Store, Disney Store, shopDisney.com and littleBits.com
Availability: Now
Kids can create their own droid and bring it to life using littleBits electronic Bits and a smart device. With the droid Inventor app, they’ll give their droid new abilities and take it on 16+ missions. Then they’ll level-up their inventor skills, reconfiguring parts to design any droid they can dream up. The kit comes with everything kids need to create and customize a droid straight out of the box. Initial configuration is easy with step-by-step video instructions to create their droid, then control it in Drive mode, Self Navigation Mode, Force Mode, and more. After mastering these skills, kids continue on to challenges that spark creativity and get them inventing brand-new droids.
R2-D2™ App-Enabled Droid™
Licensee: Sphero
MSRP: $179.99
Retailers: Sphero.com, Apple, Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Disney Store and more
Availability: Now

R2-D2™ is an astromech droid from a galaxy far, far away…. Control your droid with your smart device, watch Star Wars™ films together, explore holographic simulations, and more.

Movie Review by Kristin: THOR: RAGNAROK | #ThorRagnarok #thor @thorofficial

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Helloooooooo, movie lovers!!

I got to see a 3-D screening of THOR: RAGNAROK last night here in Miami, and I have to say . . . this might just take the top spot for me! It’s definitely the most entertaining of the Thor movies.

Now, I might be a bit biased because I love me some Chris Hemsworth, but this movie had the perfect balance of action and comedy that I felt set it apart from the others. I don’t remember the other films being consistently funny throughout the entire two hours, but this one had everyone laughing (in a good way) for a lot of it. The interactions between Thor and Hulk were some of the best moments for me. I also loved the female presence in this one. Cate Blanchett as Hela aka the Goddess of Death, and Tessa Thompson were such bad asses in this movie and it’s nice to see women being represented as such in a genre geared towards boys and men. Women enjoy these characters and films too, so it’s nice to see them being included and represented as strong, powerful beings that can kick ass with the best of them!

The cast was fantastic, and there were even a few surprise appearances thrown in that made it even better. I’m about to throw in a spoiler alert regarding those appearances, so if you don’t want to know, skip through to the synopsis.

SPOILER ALERT: Doctor Strange played a small part in the film, Matt Damon goes uncredited but plays an actor imitating Loki.

 

SYNOPSIS: Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.

This is definitely my favorite Thor movie. If you’re contemplating whether or not to see it in 3-D, I say do it! I wear glasses all of the time, so it’s a bit of a hassle having to put those 3-D glasses on top of my own and it distorts the picture just a bit BUT the effects were great and it was still a cool experience. Whether it’s 3-D or not, I strongly suggest seeing this one in the theater. Check it out for yourself and let me know your thoughts on this comedic direction!

Website | Twitter | Facebook | #ThorRagnarok

 

 

@Thisfunktional Podcast – THEATER AND ARTS – Nik Nieves MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! AGE OF HEROES

Written by Jesus Figueroa (@Thisfunktional)

Performer Nik Nieves talks to Jesus Figueroa, @Thisfunktional of Thisfunktional.com, about being part of “Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes.”

Nieves talks about the show having something for everyone, the training that the performers do and how the show has changed from the first run.

“Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes” premiered at the Staples Center on July 7 and made its run in Los Angeles through July 9 and now moves on to the next city in southern California. Check out this interview with some more cast members out: here.

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Enter to Win! ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Digital Copy Giveaway

Captain America: Civil War

Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR is now available on Digital HD & Disney Movies Anywhere. On Tuesday, September 13 – get it on Blu-ray…OR…win it here on iwatchmike.com

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At the Movies w/Keisha & Kristin: This Week in Marvel

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Hey #movie fans!!
 
Keisha and I decided to record a podcast about Marvel news for you! Unfortunately, I’ve been extremely busy between finals week at school (yes, I’m 32 and still in school lol) and moving into my new place, so I’m not as informed as she is hahaha.  She wanted to hear my reactions to all of the news, so this is what we did:
 

 
 
At the Movies w/Keisha & Kristin: This Week in Marvel – Podcast
 
 
 
Let us know your thoughts and feel free to send us suggestions for anything you would like us to check out and review!

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE | First Trailer Released!

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Only the strong will survive.

20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for X-MEN: APOCALYPSE! Check out the trailer below and get your first look at Director Bryan Singer’s new X-Men film starring, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Lucas Till, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alexandra Shipp, Josh Helman, Lana Condor, and Ben Hardy.

SYNOPSIS:
Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

 

 

You’ve seen the trailer. Now’s your chance to chat LIVE with Director Bryan Singer. Follow along at @XMenMovies today starting at 12:30 PM PT on Twitter and Instagram. #AskSinger

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE arrives in theaters May 27, 2016!!

 

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Official Channels

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://www.XMenMovies.com/
FACEBOOK: https://www.Facebook.com/XMenMovies
TWITTER: https://Twitter.com/XMenMovies
INSTAGRAM: https://Instagram.com/XMenMovies/
HASHTAG: #XMen

 

Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix | November 20

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Alright, Marvel fans!!  Prepare for a weekend of binge watching!  Netflix is set to release its anticipated first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones on November 20, 2015.

Jessica Jones is a New York City detective who is haunted by her street-hero past.  She is tormented by her mind-controlling nemesis, Kilgrave, who knows about her past and special powers.

The first season (13 episodes) will be available Nov. 20 at 12:01 a.m. PT.

Krysten Ritter will play Jessica Jones alongside David Tennant (Kilgrave), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Rachael Taylor (Trish Walker), and Carrie-Anne Moss, Eka Darville, Erin Moriarty and Wil Traval.

ALSO…keep your eyes open for further news about the other confirmed upcoming series’ (also on Netflix) featuring Luke Cage (2016), and Iron Fist.  There is also supposed to be a series, The Defenders, which will feature Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and possibly others characters from the Marvel universe teaming up!

Which character(s) are you most excited to see??

Check out the newest trailer for the series below: