The first Ant-Man is a good film. Immediately following Avengers: Age of Ultron is was light, funny, full of great performances, and had refreshingly small, personal stakes. Ant-Man & The Wasp continues these traditions: it’s a light, funny movie with some great performances, smaller, more personal stakes, and it immediately followed Avengers: Infinity War which had literal end-of-the-entire-universe stakes. Is this new entry in the Marvel experiment good though? Yes, yes it is! Is it better than the last one? Well… maybe?
There’s a shiny new full trailer for Ant-Man and it looks really good!
Fair warning, this trailer feels like it gives away from plot details. That being said so do most Marvel trailers and they’ve basically all been pretty misleading about what the real story is. You call. Don’t say I never warned you.
Good news everyone! Marvel’s Ant-Man is officially in production and they’ve announced a bunch of people to the cast!
David Wain takes aim at rom coms. Another word that rhymes is plain.
There was so much material left on the floor during the editing of Anchorman 2 that they have actually released a second version of the movie with basically every joke replaced with an alternate take. Also, a boat load of bloopers, some of which can be seen here. Let’s watch!
So the Marvel Cinematic Universe is basically the US Harry Potter, in which everyone who is an actor will have a part.
This is not a complaint as they’ve just added Michael Douglas to the mix.
This is amazing: Paul Rudd has been cast as Hank Pym in Marvel’s Ant-Man, the first film in their third phase of films.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was released in 2004 and, very generally, people I know tend to either love it or hate it. I fell pretty squarely in the “love it camp but in reflection I could have easily gone the other way. You see Anchorman was originally going to have a lot more going on. In fact there were so many different takes and removed sub plots that they were eventually assembled into a whole other film titled “Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie“.
Most of Wake Up isn’t good and it’s easy to see why none of it was included in Anchorman.
I am telling you all of this because I really feel like Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues could really have done with a bunch of stuff cut out.
Anchorman 2 is fairly highly anticipated in certain circles of my friends and I really hope that it turns out to be at least as funny as Anchorman was. Now there’s another trailer, so let’s take a look.
Great Odin’s Raven! The full trailer for Anchorman 2 is out!
After an awesomeness Friday last week we’re back with more hard hitting content and opinions on the state of pop culture! Listen along as we talk about Birds of Steel and Gran Turismo 5, follow up with reviews of The Hunger Games and the underrated Paul Rudd Jennifer Aniston rom com Wanderlust!
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