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The Avengers Movie Guide

Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Gets a Release Date; What Does It Mean for the 'Avengers' Sequel?

By: Sean OConnell on October 15, 2012 at 10:04AM Comments (11)

We now know when Marvel plans to release a standalone Ant-Man movie. But how does it affect The Avengers 2. And what changes has Marvel made to the Iron Man, Cap and Thor sequels? Big news lies ahead, Marvel fans!

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Joss Whedon to 'Avengers' Fans: Don't Expect a "Happy Ending"

By: Sean OConnell on September 11, 2012 at 8:39AM Comments (47)

Speaking to the media at TIFF, Joss Whedon dropped a few clues as to the direction of The Avengers 2. Let's put it this way: Things aren't about to get any easier for Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

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Discuss: Can 'The Avengers' Catch James Cameron on the All-Time Box Office Charts?

By: Sean OConnell on June 4, 2012 at 2:43PM Comments (8)

Weekend estimates move The Avengers into third place on the worldwide box office charts. But James Cameron still owns Nos. 1 and 2 with Avatar and Titanic. Can Avengers ever catch up? Or will Cameron remain the King of the World? Weigh in.

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Fanboy Fix: Spider-Man Teams with the 'Men In Black,' Sets His Sights on 'The Avengers 2'

By: Sean OConnell on May 22, 2012 at 11:18AM Comments (12)

Sony has two big blockbusters on the horizon with Men In Black 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man. But over Memorial Day weekend, the studio has come up with an ingenious way to combine them into one cinematic event. Also, what does Andrew Garfield say about The Avengers, and Spider-Man's possible involvement in a sequel? This you have to read. 

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Would You Sit Through a Three-Hour Cut of 'The Avengers?'

By: Sean OConnell on May 8, 2012 at 11:40AM Comments (30)

Joss Whedon recently revealed in an interview that he'll add 30 minutes to his The Avengers when the film hits DVD and Blu-ray. But would you rather see that version in theaters, and potentially in 3D? Or are longer edits on popular films best left at home? We'd love to hear your thoughts on the matter. 

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Can 'The Dark Knight Rises' Beat the Box-Office Record Just Set by 'The Avengers?'

By: Sean OConnell on May 7, 2012 at 11:40AM Comments (30)

Joss Whedon's The Avengers raked in an estimated $200 million over the weekend, blowing holes through previous box office records. If any film due to come out in theaters this summer has a chance of topping that number, it's Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. Can the Bat beat Marvel's mightiest heroes? We break down the film's chances.  

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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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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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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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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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'The Hunger Games' Rules the Box Office, but New Report Says 'The Avengers' Could Blow It Out of the Water

By: Sean OConnell on April 16, 2012 at 1:34PM Comments (5)

So far, The Hunger Games has been the box office story of 2012, winning the charts for four consecutive weekends and earning more than $330 million domestically. But a new report on pre-release tracking suggests that Joss Whedon's The Avengers is on pace to blow Gary Ross' blockbuster out of the water when it opens on May 4. Is 2012 about to become a gangbuster race for box office supremacy? And which summer tentpole will climb to the highest heights? 

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Fanboy Fix: Find Out How You Can Watch This Week's World Premiere of 'Marvel's The Avengers'

By: Sean OConnell on April 9, 2012 at 12:27PM Comments

The Avengers plan to assemble in Hollywood this week, as Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures hold the world premiere of Joss Whedon's anticipated summer blockbuster. Want to be there? If you have a computer, we can help you. Click the story to find out how.

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'The Avengers' Announces Sneak Peeks in 10 Major Cities. Did Your Town Make the Cut?

By: Sean OConnell on April 2, 2012 at 2:08PM Comments (1)

Five U.S. cities were announced today to host weeks-early screenings of Joss Whedon's The Avengers. Five more cities will be added to the list, and soon. Find out how you might be able to see an early screening of The Avengers in your town.

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Fanboy Fix: Five 'Avengers' Items Joss Whedon Shared Over the Weekend

By: Sean OConnell on March 12, 2012 at 11:12AM Comments

The Avengers tickets are on sale, and director Joss Whedon is busy dropping hints as to what we might expect out of the superhero blockbuster. Here are five Avengers facts you need to know today. 

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