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‘Black Panther’ Is Officially the Highest-Grossing Superhero Film Ever in the U.S.

Black Panther just keeps on breaking records. After another successful week at the box office, the Marvel epic is now the top earning superhero film ever in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Is Officially the Highest-Grossing Superhero Film Ever in the U.S.

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Talented Sculptor Make Thanos Magically Emerge From a Lifeless Lump of Clay

Validating the old adage that getting there is half the fun, Steven Richter’s pop culture-inspired busts are even more impressive when you get to see time-lapse footage of all the work that goes into turning a shapeless lump of clay into a recognizable character. This time, it’s the Mad Titan. Continue reading Talented Sculptor Make Thanos Magically Emerge From a Lifeless Lump of Clay

6 Movies About the Real Black Panthers to Watch After ‘Black Panther’

Contrary to the belief of some idiots on social mediaMarvel’s Black Panther has nothing to do with the Black Panther Party. The first appearance of the Black Panther character in a comic book was in July of 1966, roughly five months before Bobby Seale and Huey Newton founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. That doesn’t mean Marvel’s Black Panther character and the Black Panther Party didn’t hold some of the same beliefs; hell, T’Challa has a history of kicking white supremacist ass. Still, let’s get this straight: what Ryan Coogler and company are bringing to the silver screen with Black Panther isn’t a reimagining of the Black Panther Party.

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Disney’s Building Its Own Netflix. Everyone Else Might, Too

The boats are coming for Disney’s movies, ready to evacuate them from Netflix’s disputed shore. The studio’s deal with the streaming service expires next year; in 2019 everything that smells even faintly of mouse will move to a new redoubt. Disney and Pixar movies will supply the pipeline for a new Disney-owned streaming platform, a company rep said during an earnings announcement. (CEO Bob Iger also said he wasn’t sure if the Star Wars and Marvel movies would be on the same new service or somewhere else entirely.)

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