As I understand it, the Captain America movie will tell the story of a scrawny patriot (Chris Evans) given a super-soldier serum that brings him to the pinnacle of physical fitness, allowing him to better fight the Nazi menace--in particular, a specific Nazi who at some point gets his head replaced by a red skull, turning him into Red Skull (Hugo Weaving). Have you swallowed all that, Mainstream Audiences? OK, good, because now you have to choke down the film's ridiculous MacGuffin: the Cosmic Cube, A MAGIC CUBE THAT GRANTS WISHES. Yikes! On the plus side, though, at least this is one superhero film not following the dead-serious Dark Knight path. Captain America is setting a new standard: the straight-to-video Indiana Jones knock-off path.
Providing some assurance that the Joe Johnston-directed Captain America will have at least marginally more convincing makeup effects than the Albert Pyun-directed 1990 version, Entertainment Weekly has a new photo of Hugo Weaving in his Red Skull leather daddy getup. I'm a bit ... / Continue →
From the LA Times, here's the first official look at Anthony Hopkins and Tom Hiddleston in-costume for their respective roles as Odin and Loki. As you can see, director Kenneth Branagh has spared no expense in getting old Krull sets and covering them in Sears Portrait Studio ba... / Continue →
After months of consideration, Marvel Studios has decided the directors of You, Me and Dupree are the ones to guide another towheaded warrior in his fight against Nazis. (Did you not catch that Owen Wilson, Matt Dillon, and Kate Hudson's You, Me and Dupree characters were, resp... / Continue →