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Marvel’s Avengers delayed to September

January 15, 2020

Crystal Dynamics has announced that Marvel’s Avengers will miss its May 15 release date. The game’s developer announced today that the game’s launch date has been pushed back to September 4, 2020. “When we set out to bring you our vision for Marvel’s Avengers, we committed to delivering an original story-driven campaign, engaging co-op, and […]

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Disney D23 Expo 2019 Announcements Drop A Huge Slate Of New Content

August 27, 2019

Over the weekend Disney held its sixth D23 Expo, an event where the company gets to showcase all its forthcoming news and announcements to both the media and the general public. In a surprising turn after dropping the official launch announcement less than a week ago for Disney+ the company has come charging out of […]

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Gamescom 2019: Here’s 20 entire minutes of Marvel’s Avengers gameplay

August 20, 2019

After suffering something of a false start at its cinematic-only E3 reveal in June, Marvel’s Avengers has finally pulled back the curtain with a lengthy look at gameplay. The trailer clocks in at just shy of 20 minutes, and focuses on what appears to be the early part of the game, beginning with Thor fighting […]

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Disney+ Set To Launch In Australia and New Zealand November 2019

August 20, 2019

The streaming video on demand (SVOD) market in Australia is already teeming with both paid and free services. But another heavy hitter has now laid down a challenge to the global behemoth of Netflix and looks set to shake things up. The House of Mouse is now officially bringing Disney+ to Australia from 19 November […]

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Marvel’s Hayley Atwell leads a female powered Oz Comic Con Brisbane and Sydney lineup

July 30, 2019

It’s only been a couple of months since the box office dominating Avengers: Endgame rocketed through our pop culture landscape. But the demand and appeal of the Marvel Cinematic Universe hardly wavers amongst Australian audiences. So it’s no surprise that social media was buzzing with the announcement that Hayley Atwell will be making her first […]

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Relive Avengers: Endgame one more time this weekend

June 25, 2019

At select cinemas this weekend, Marvel‘s powerhouse finale Avengers: Engame will be re-released for limited screenings. Opening with an introduction from director Anthony Russo and with an exclusive look at an unfinished deleted scene, this really is proof that the Marvel team love us 3000! And in case that wasn’t enough to convince you to […]

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E3 2019: Crystal Dynamics’ Avengers looks like the superhero game of your dreams

June 11, 2019

Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics have been hard at work on an Avengers game with Marvel for several years now. Their work on the title was so involved that it meant getting Eidos Montreal to help them complete 2018’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Avengers (we thought it would have a subtitle but it doesn’t) […]

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Film Review: Avengers: Endgame is the ultimate payoff for over a decade of films

April 24, 2019

It’s all been leading up to this, 11 years and more than 21 movies and it’s time for the Marvel Cinematic Universe to provide a conclusion to the Avengers saga and some of its Phase One heroes. The ones who ushered in a renaissance and resurgence of comic book superhero movies. Whodathunk that back in […]

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Film Review: Captain Marvel (USA, 2019) is an inspiration for being less of a hero and more of a human

March 6, 2019

It’s taken 20-something movies but MCU has finally released their first female led superhero movie and despite some controversy leading up to its release we can rest assured that Marvel’s seemingly endless good streak continues.

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Games Preview: Spider-Man is looking like a huge win for Insomniac Games

August 12, 2018

Insomniac Games has already proven highly capable when it comes to helming a gaming franchise. From Ratchet & Clank to Resistance, the Burbank-based developer has given PlayStation some of its most thoughtful and inventive gaming universes. It’s therefore no surprise that Insomniac’s first shot at an open-world Marvel-branded superhero game has become one of the […]

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TV Review: Season 2 of Netflix’s Luke Cage packs quite a punch

June 15, 2018

After the success of his first season and his recent stint in The Defenders late last year, Luke Cage (Mike Coulter) returns to protect the people of Harlem caught in the middle of an explosive gang war between the nefarious Mariah Dillard (Alfre Woodard) and the new kid on the block, Bushmaster (Mustafa Shakir). Luke […]

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Interview: Wayne Nichols on Oz Comic Con Collectors Pack, Marvel GOMA collaborations, commissions and conventions

May 14, 2018

“Comics” is defined by Wikipedia as “a medium used to express ideas by images, often combined with text or other visual information.” The history of comics has been a long one that has seen a resurgence thanks to the steadily growing pop culture convention scene. It was comics that gave birth to the pop culture […]

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Film Review: Avengers: Infinity War (USA, 2018) is a non-stop juggernaut of Shock and Awe

April 25, 2018

The last ten years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been building up to this, Avengers Infinity War, and this film is nothing short of a non-stop juggernaut of a blockbuster that refuses to hold back its punches. Strap yourselves in because this may turn into a blithering emotional crazed over-analysed mess… but I promise […]

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Australia’s first Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. experience is open in Melbourne (Running until June 30)

March 21, 2018

For all Marvel enthusiasts, there is a total immersive experience that awaits you. This world-class experience steeped in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, integrates science and modern technology with movie based props for all of you to experience for yourselves.  The Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Melbourne experience includes never before seen exhibits on Black Panther, Thanos and The Wasp. The […]

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Avengers: Infinity War drops a titan of a trailer

March 17, 2018

Just when you think it’s safe to internet, Marvel Studios go and drop the final trailer for Avengers: Infinity War a little more than a month away from the film being officially released worldwide. We were all pretty aware of the size and scale and scope of this movie but this new trailer goes to […]

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Disney Parks are getting a lot of new rides and attractions over the next two years

February 13, 2018

Yeah Disney’s biannual company expo D23 has just wound up its first stop for 2018 in Japan, dropping a slew of trailers for Disney properties and many major company announcements. Among these announcements are a number of high-profile additions coming to Disney Parks across the world including some of your Disney-Pixar faves, a ton of […]

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Film Review: Black Panther (USA, 2018) roars into the MCU with an ambitious story

February 12, 2018

When Black Panther was announced the film was automatically destined to bear the hopes and aspirations of many. There was whispers of it finally bringing some long needed diversity to both the MCU and the film landscape. Director and co-writer Ryan Coogler would need to bring his A-game and with this film he’s successful in […]

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5 MARVEL-ous Things We Learnt From Stan Lee’s Supanova Adelaide Q&A Panels

November 21, 2017

He’s considered a legend in the realm of pop culture, and in the late 1950’s he revolutionised comics and created some of the world’s most popular characters. Stan Lee is a comic-book writer, editor, film executive, producer, and publisher and he lead the charge for taking Marvel Comics from a small division within a publishing […]

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Stranger Things and Marvel madness to hit Supanova Brisbane and Adelaide in November

September 14, 2017

One of the surprise hit TV shows for 2016 the Netflix 80’s infused sci-fi thriller Stranger Things had everybody talking. So when earlier this year Millie Bobby Brown was announced but then unfortunately had to postpone her first ever trip to Australia, fans were pretty devastated. However the Upside Down is going to hit down […]

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Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (USA, 2017) is a triumphant return to form

July 5, 2017

By the conclusion of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the character and lore behind it had lost all sense of vigour on screen. The film was tired, painful and offensively deplorable, so much so it managed to master what many would consider near impossible — it made the promise of future instalments as something to dread […]

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E3 2017: Insomniac’s Spider-man blends the best of Batman: Arkham and Uncharted

June 13, 2017

Insomniac Games closed out tonight’s PlayStation press briefing with a truly bonkers look at their forthcoming game, currently simply titled Spider-man. It takes the pick-your-battles, gadget-heavy approach of the Batman: Arkham games and melds it with the over-the-top action movie rollercoaster of the Uncharted series. What’s more? Goddammit, it looks like they’ve made strange mash up work.

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POPSART: GOMA’s Marvel Launch – Why the Throne of Asgard is in a contemporary gallery and is Captain America really a woman?

May 29, 2017

Last Friday, the Marvel Creating the Cinematic Universe exhibition opened at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and what a visual, popular cultural feast it is, with over 500 objects including the costumes, props, sets and characters all spectacularly animating the voluminous rooms of GOMA. Art and God-like archetypes have been an intrinsic part of […]

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Donald Glover is writing and producing an animated Deadpool Series

May 13, 2017

Break out your chimichangas. Now that Deadpool is a household name, it’s only right that he gets his own TV series. FXX has ordered 10 episodes of an adult oriented animated series starring the ‘Merc with a Mouth’. To top it all off, professed comic book fan Donald Glover and his brother Stephen Glover will […]

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Netflix drops first official full length trailer for Marvel’s The Defenders

May 3, 2017

In typical late night (well for Australia anyway) fashion, Netflix has dropped the first official full length trailer for Marvel’s The Defenders as well as a release date. Now that Netflix audiences have been formally introduced to all the members of the team, The Defenders is where our street-level heroes of New York finally get […]

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Dave Bautista on learning as an actor, working on independent films and what he hopes fans will take away from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

April 24, 2017

With the forthcoming release of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 in cinemas, the hotly anticipated sequel sees a bunch of mischievous criminals saving the galaxy, yet again. One of those criminals happens to be Drax The Destroyer, played by Dave Bautista. In the next installment of our interview we discuss what he’s been learning […]

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Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (USA, 2017) evokes the weird wonderment of the original

April 24, 2017

Whilst the general consensus is that the Marvel cinematic universe as a whole is one of the more consistent entities for audiences and critics alike, their track-record for delivering underwhelming sequels (at least compared to their predecessors) is hard to quarrel against.  Iron Man 2, Thor: The Dark World, and Avengers: Age of Ultron are all […]

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Elizabeth Debicki on growing up in Australia & becoming part of the MCU in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

April 20, 2017

In the last several years Paris-born Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki has had a near overnight rise to success in her acting career. A lucky break thanks to Baz Luhrmann and being cast in The Great Gatsby has resulted in a number of other large scale Hollywood productions to cast her also. However her latest project […]

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Dave Bautista on Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2, family units, unintentional comedy, improvising and getting into shape

April 19, 2017

When Guardians Of The Galaxy was released in 2014 it was considered a gamble, a bunch of rag-tag characters including a talking raccoon and a tree that says only three words. They were barely known outside of the comics so Marvel was taking a huge risk, but it paid off and the film was yet […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy themed Doritos Supernova launches in Australia

April 6, 2017

With the second Guardians of the Galaxy not too far away Marvel have partnered with beloved party-style Doritos to launch some very oddly coloured limited edition chips, going by the name of Doritos Supernova. The snack has now landed in shelves across the country, bringing with it a flavour description that promises a zesty blast […]

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FX renews the mind-bending Legion for a Second Season

March 18, 2017

It’s been garnering rave reviews from critics and fans alike for its mind bendingly psychological twists and turns, so it’s no surprise that FX has announced that Legion will return for a second season in 2018. The show helmed by Emmy and Golden Globe winning creator and executive producer Noah Hawley, delves into the life […]

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