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Avengers Showdown: Nick Fury vs. Hawkeye – Tell Us Who Wins and You Could Win Fandango Bucks!

By: Derrick Deane on May 3, 2012 at 9:42AM Comments (221)

This contest is now closed. It was a close Showdown, but Hawkeye topped Fury 113-88, with two draws. Check back tomorrow for a new Avengers Showdown!

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The Avengers Put the "Action" in Action Figure

By: Tara McNamara on May 3, 2012 at 9:34AM Comments (1)

The Avengers, which is the ultimate superhero movie – is a film fanboys, moviegoers, kids and parents can all love without reservation. Director Joss Whedon manages the impossible: he puts all of these unbelievable characters of lore into our modern-day world in a way that’s believable, but not realistic – an important distinction to parents.

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Interview: Tom Hiddleston Talks 'Avengers' Humor, Drama, and Where Loki May Go in 'Thor 2' (Exclusive)

By: Todd Gilchrist on May 2, 2012 at 11:50AM Comments (3)

Fandango chats with Tom Hiddleston at the Los Angeles press day for The Avengers. In addition to discussing the prospect of pushing his character forward after Thor, he addresses where Loki might go in Thor 2, and examined the similarities between roles in huge blockbusters like this one and those in the smaller films that will get bankrolled because of it.

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Fanboy Fix: Updates for 'Chronicle 2,' 'Daredevil' Reboot and 'Hulk' Movie, Plus More 'Avengers' Pix

By: Derrick Deane on May 1, 2012 at 1:50PM Comments (1)

While the final trailer for The Dark Knight Rises snuck online last night, a few other superhero properties are in the works. Check out updates on Chronicle 2, the long-rumored Daredevil reboot and the potential of another solo Hulk movie. And yes, since this is a Fanboy Fix post, more Avengers pics.

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Interview: Mark Ruffalo Talks Playing the Hulk (Exclusive)

By: Todd Gilchrist on May 1, 2012 at 11:07AM Comments (4)

Of all of the superheroes assembled for Joss Whedon’s team-up movie The Avengers, the Hulk is the one who comes with the most baggage, and yet in some ways, the one from whom audiences expect the least. Fandango sat down with Ruffalo at the recent Los Angeles press day for The Avengers to talk about the challenge of tapping into the Hulk’s rage.

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The Five: Marvel Post-Credit Scenes That Led to 'The Avengers'

By: Sean OConnell on April 30, 2012 at 12:24PM Comments (5)

The Avengers marks the first time Thor, the Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America share the screen. But it isn't the first step of this journey. There were five Marvel movies that led us to this point, with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) putting into place what we now know as "the Avengers initiative." Watch all five post-credit scenes here. 

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Fanboy Fix: Massive Updates on 'Fantastic Four,' 'Wolverine,' 'Iron Man' and More

By: Sean OConnell on April 27, 2012 at 6:18PM Comments (15)

A possible director for the Fantastic Four reboot? A new location for the Wolverine prequel? And who is replacing Robert Downey Jr. in the Iron Man role? A slew of interesting news items broke surrounding major superhero properties, and today's Fanboy Fix tries to catch you up on the latest happenings. 

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Marvel Movie Marathon Expands to More Theater Chains

By: Derrick Deane on April 27, 2012 at 4:53PM Comments (2)

While AMC kicked things off with Ultimate Marvel Marathon (in which all five recent Marvel films are screened leading up to a midnight presentation of The Avengers), other theater chains are offering similar deals. Find your nearest theater and join in on the Marvel madness!

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Weekend Chatter: Study Says Audiences Love 3D As 'Avengers' Kicks Off Summer Movie Season. Do You Agree?

By: Sean OConnell on April 27, 2012 at 1:22PM Comments (15)

Joss Whedon's The Avengers is the first of several 3D movies set to screen in local multiplexes this summer. And according to a recent poll, moviegoers who've tried a 3D movie at leats once in the past three years prefer it to 2D. Do you agree? And which movies will you absolutely see in 3D this summer? Let us know.

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Avengers Showdown! Captain America vs. Black Widow, Tell Us Who Wins and You Could Win Fandango Bucks!

By: Derrick Deane on April 26, 2012 at 2:59PM Comments (371)

This contest is now closed. It was a close battle until Cap pulled ahead at the end and won the Showdown 194-156. There were also a few draws, indecisive picks and one vote for The Hulk... Check back Thursday May 3, for a new Avengers Showdown!

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Fanboy Fix: If Scarlett Johansson Skips 'Iron Man 3,' What Might She Do Instead?

By: Sean OConnell on April 26, 2012 at 12:22PM Comments

Up until this point, we assumed Scarlett Johansson would resume her role of Black Widow in Iron Man 3, which begins filming soon. Now, we're not so sure. Plus, Johansson's telling people she'd rather see a standalone Black Widow film. Where would you like to see the character go after The Avengers? And will there be enough time?

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The Best Summer Movies for Kids of All Ages

By: Tara McNamara on April 26, 2012 at 11:30AM Comments

No school for three months means parents have to find ways to entertain bored kids. Luckily, the movie industry is here to help. Check out Fandango’s Summer Movie Calendar for Parents – make plans now...

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Mondo 'Avengers' Poster Premiere: Behold the Mighty Thor!

By: Peter Hall on April 25, 2012 at 10:45AM Comments

Last week the Alamo Drafthouse's movie poster powerhouse Mondo revealed that they were doing a series of seven posters for Marvel's The Avengers, and kicked off with stylish posters for Black Widow and Hawkeye. Today it is our sincere pleasure to lift the digital curtain on the most Godlike member of the team, Thor! Check out the Mondo poster and view the rest of the Avengers here.

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Fanboy Fix: 'Iron Man 3' Ramps Up Casting, So Who is Joining the Cast?

By: Sean OConnell on April 24, 2012 at 12:36PM Comments (1)

Even though The Avengers hasn't yet opened in theaters, Marvel Studios is moving forward with Iron Man 3, which begins filming in North Carolina in weeks. Casting rumors are swirling around Jessica Chastain and Andy Lau. But which roles could they play? We get to the bottom of it in today's Fanboy Fix.

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Weekend Chatter: Early 'Avengers' Reviews Hit, But Can Critics Change Your Mind on a Blockbuster?

By: Sean OConnell on April 20, 2012 at 7:02AM Comments (18)

Early reviews for Joss Whedon's The Avengers broke across the Web, and the reaction was largely positive. But do reviews matter? Usually, they do. Film critics still have the power to draw an audience's attention to an undervalued gem. But do reviews -- positive or negative -- affect your decision to see a summer blockbuster like The Avengers? Log in an let us know.

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