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“Joker doesn’t take selfies”

July 26, 2016 14:42:52 Posted at July 26, 2016 14:42:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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FameFlynet, Splash News

Suicide Squad comes out a week Friday. So the press will keep building and building after the team’s showing at Comic-Con. Yesterday Jared Leto Instagrammed a new photo of himself in character as the Joker. I checked it this morning. Note the third comment, repeated:  Full Story

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Dear Gossips,

I’m not finished talking about Ghostbusters yet. My friend Lorella and her husband took their two sons, 12 and 8, to the movies this weekend. It was between The Secret Life Of Pets and Ghostbusters. When it was time for Lorella to vote, she told her kids that she was voting for Ghostbusters because some people are against it and she wanted to show support with her money.  Read Full Intro

Is it OK to love Trainspotting?

July 25, 2016 18:55:41 Posted at July 25, 2016 18:55:41
Duana Posted by Duana

The summer Trainspotting came out, we were obsessed with it. It was hot all the time and we were allowed a little more freedom than we had been before. We were using most of it to go downtown, to see and buy and consume things that weren’t available at the mall or the Blockbuster. We would get off the subway and walk down the grotty Yonge Street strip to the Uptown Theatre, which was kind of delightfully grotty itself, and then watch Trainspotting. Full Story

The Black Panther progress

July 25, 2016 16:19:49 Posted at July 25, 2016 16:19:49
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Albert L. Ortega/ Getty Images

Most people who came out of Captain America: Civil War wanted more Black Panther. As Sarah keeps repeating, this is what we all want next. And soon. But while there’s a new Thor in production (no one is more excited about the third Thor movie than Tom Hiddleston), the standalone Black Panther doesn’t come out until 2018. Full Story

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Magic at Comic-Con

July 25, 2016 15:41:00 Posted at July 25, 2016 15:41:00
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kevin Winter/ Albert L. Ortega/ Getty Images

Sarah covered WB’s superhero onslaught at Comic-Con earlier today. For me, like her, the highlight of all that was Wonder Woman. Otherwise the Warner Bros release I’m most looking forward to is Fantastic Beasts. Another trailer was presented during the panel along with wands but not before they all cast the spell, with Eddie Redmayne Full Story

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Doctor Strange is Marvel’s only treat

July 25, 2016 14:35:01 Posted at July 25, 2016 14:35:01
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Kevin Winter/ Albert L. Ortega/ Getty Images

Warner Brothers had a good morning in Hall H on Saturday, but then it was Marvel’s turn, and Marvel came ready to play. And play they did, basically conducting their panel like a rock concert, and even though they only released one trailer to the wider public, just the descriptions of the videos for Thor: Ragnarok, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Guardians of the Galaxy vol. Full Story

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Wonder Woman stands alone

July 25, 2016 13:21:13 Posted at July 25, 2016 13:21:13
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Kevin Winter/ Albert L. Ortega/ Getty Images

Though they showed off two major superhero teams, the biggest hit of the DC Films portion of Warner Brothers’ presentation was the first trailer for Wonder Woman. It is everything I hoped and dreamed. If this movie turns out bad, if it doesn’t live up to this trailer, I will be heartbroken. Full Story

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Ezra Miller will steal Justice League

July 25, 2016 12:54:32 Posted at July 25, 2016 12:54:32
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Albert L. Ortega/ Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

The other big superhero team Warner Brothers/DC showed off at Comic-Con is the Justice League, with the debut of the first trailer for the movie. Unlike Superhero Face Punch, which was teased for three years, this will be a relatively short wait, as Justice League—no longer “Part 1”—is due next year, in November. Full Story

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Suicide Squad saves the day

July 25, 2016 12:27:47 Posted at July 25, 2016 12:27:47
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Charley Gallay/ Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

Comic-Con Saturday brought the two big dogs to Hall H, DC and Marvel. DC was up first, with a jam-packed panel that kicked off with Suicide Squad. They had a HUGE push for this movie at the convention, which only adds to the whispers that Suicide Squad, like Superhero Face Punch before it, has gone way over budget. Full Story

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Kong: Skull Island…or Tom Hiddleston is so pretty

July 25, 2016 11:57:52 Posted at July 25, 2016 11:57:52
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Albert L. Ortega/ Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

The first trailer for Kong: Skull Island was shown at Comic-Con. And I think it was well-received. People seem pretty excited about the special effects and the sound effects (it is indeed very loud) and the glimpses of King Kong who is ENORMOUS. I can’t, however, offer any agreement or disagreement on any of that because I’m too distracted by the lighting of Tom Hiddleston Full Story

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