The Avengers

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Marvel and DC face backlash over pay: ‘They sent a thank you note and $5,000 – the movie made $1bn’
As the comics giants make billions from their storylines and characters, writers and artists are speaking out about their struggles for fair payment

Sam Thielman

09, Aug, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Dame Diana Rigg obituary | Michael Coveney
Actor who shot to TV stardom in the 1960s as Emma Peel in The Avengers and found new fans as the ruthless Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones

Michael Coveney

10, Sep, 2020 @5:18 PM

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The 20 best Marvel films – ranked!
Following the death of Stan Lee – comic-book titan and prolific creator – we examine the screen adaptations of some of Marvel’s greatest characters. Excelsior!

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2018 @1:13 PM

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Can Marvel help the Fantastic Four get their powers back?
Marvel has always wanted to wrest big-screen power over the superhero family from rival Fox. Now it just might have the chance

Ben Child

05, Apr, 2018 @9:03 AM

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Avengers: Infinity War – watch the first trailer for Marvel's massive superhero sequel
The latest instalment in the explosive film franchise sees Iron Man, Thor and co join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to thwart new foe Thanos

Guardian film

29, Nov, 2017 @1:28 PM

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Spider-Man: Homecoming – at last a superhero film for millennials
With an authentically awkward star turn from Tom Holland, the latest outing for Marvel’s web-slinger is perfectly tuned for a teenage audience

Hari Raj

10, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Avengers disassemble: is Marvel's cinematic universe set for a reboot?
Studio president Kevin Feige has suggested the possibility of an end-date for the superhero saga. But behind the scenes, producers seem to be planning a future way beyond 2020

Ben Child

25, Apr, 2017 @6:00 AM

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From Luke Cage to Supergirl: why superhero TV is better than the movies
While big-screen comic book blockbusters’ powers are waning, supermen and women are taking flight on the small screen

Graeme Virtue

27, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Marvel's hulking haul: studio's films have grossed $10bn since 2008
Thirteen films in Marvel Cinematic Universe series have grossed an average of $769m each, with The Avengers alone taking in $1.5bn

Sam Thielman in New York

17, May, 2016 @11:00 AM

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Joss Whedon: 'I was beaten down by making The Avengers: Age of Ultron'
Director reveals at Tribeca film festival why he was frustrated with blockbuster sequel – and says he scrapped a Broadway musical draft after seeing Hamilton

Nigel M Smith

19, Apr, 2016 @1:12 PM

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Tom Hiddleston: five best moments
With a burgeoning career that straddles the multiplex and the arthouse, the 35-year-old star of this week’s surreal satire High-Rise is on the ascent

Benjamin Lee

18, Mar, 2016 @8:30 AM

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Crawling back: will late entry to Marvel universe give Spider-Man a fresh start?
The excitement around Tom Holland in the new trailer for Captain America: Civil War suggests Marvel’s deal to reclaim the webslinger was a shrewd move. Is it time to believe the hype?

Ben Child

18, Mar, 2016 @8:00 AM

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