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These articles first appeared on Movie Pilot between Jan 2016 and Dec 2017. Follow me on Twitter @Farrow91
From Targaryens To Time Lords: 13 Actors Who Have Appeared In 'Game Of Thrones' And 'Doctor Who'
Though the two universes of Game of Thrones and Doctor Who are unlikely to ever meet outside the realms of fan-fiction, they do have quite a lot in common. Both shows include sprawling mythologies, mystical beasts and a penchant for gut-punching character deaths... and of course, the two TV shows also make great use of their predominately British casts.
Why Do Animated Movies Such As 'Shrek' & 'Despicable Me' End With Dance Parties?
2017 has already brought us plenty of escapist fun in the form of Cars 3, Captain Underpants and The Boss Baby, and there's even more yet to come in the form of Pixar's highly anticipated movie Coco. As ever, we’ve been wowed by the wondrous visuals of this year's animated movies and laughed at their witty scripts. However, it’s time to talk about that little trend which has come to dominate the last few minutes of animated studio releases in recent years.
Twitter Crowns 'Wonder Woman' As The #1 Summer Blockbuster Of 2017
Against all the odds, Wonder Woman saw Diana triumph against the German army as she stormed the trenches, and she also prevailed against the cynical, conniving Ares (David Thewlis). Now though, it appears that she’s won an even more difficult battle…on social media!?
The 15 Best Scenes In The Hobbit Movie Trilogy
Epic in scope and stunningly detailed, J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy are undisputed classics of the literary fantasy genre, and they’re highly cherished in pop culture. As we all know, Peter Jackson’s lauded adaptation of #TheLordoftheRings trilogy went on to win many Oscars, yet his efforts with The Hobbit were met with a comparatively mixed response.
See Jeremy Irons Singing As Scar In Rare Behind The Scenes Look At 'The Lion King'
The Lion King is as popular as ever. ‘The Circle of Life,’ as rendered for the remake, got a standing ovation at D23, and the original film is being re-released as part of Disney’s Signature Collection.
Ring Out The Bells: Is Disney Considering A Live-Action Remake Of 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame'?
That noise you can hear? It’s the sound of many Disney execs riffling through the studio’s back catalog for more animated classics to be given the live-action treatment. Whilst some may sigh at the thought of even more reboots, Disney's commitment to rebooting dozens of their classic properties makes a lot of sense. After all, 2017 has already seen Beauty and the Beast snag the studio some staggering box-office sums, and The Lion King is winning audiences over even before it’s finished being made. And if a new report is to be believed, another (somewhat unexpected) Disney remake might be in the works.
Why The Vulture Reveal Is The Best And Most Important Scene In 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
Filled to the brim with clever cameos and exciting Easter Eggs, Spider-Man: Homecoming really is the gift that keeps on giving. Indeed, it’s an absolute joy to watch our favorite wall-crawler grappling with his high school life, as well as being a superhero in the #MCU throughout the film’s run-time. However, there is one particularly important scene in Spider-Man: Homecoming that has caused something of a stir among moviegoers.
Your Complete Guide To All Of The Doctor's Regenerations In 'Doctor Who'
As you’re probably aware, the internet was abuzz recently when the BBC announced that Jodie Whittaker was cast as the Thirteenth Doctor, the titular character in their hit series Doctor Who. Whilst many have praised the decision, the fact that Whittaker is the first woman in the role has drawn outrage from some, and confusion from people who aren’t as familiar with the show. Why is the central male character turning into a woman? And why are there so many different versions of the Doctor? Well, it’s all because of one innovative, fictional process: regeneration.
Check Out These Official 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Posters That Homage Three Famous Films From The Past
Spider-Man: Homecoming may have swung into theaters to almost unanimous critical acclaim, but things are decidedly mixed where its promotional material is concerned. Indeed, the campaign started well with a great first trailer and an initial batch of brilliant banners, but when the second wave came, well, things went a little south from there.
'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Sequels May Radically Re-Write The Death Of Uncle Ben
With numerous references to the Avengers, the Sokovia Accords, and the wider Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man: Homecoming really makes it seem as if Peter Parker has lived in this world all along. Indeed, we recently discovered that even as a small child, Peter Parker bore witness to some pivotal events in the #MCU — namely Whiplash’s (Mickey Rourke) attack on the Stark Expo in Iron Man 2. And that’s not all; recent comments from several prominent figures in Marvel and Sony have suggested that the sequels to Spider-Man: Homecoming may revisit some other hugely formative events in Spider-Man’s life — though not as we know them.
Here Are 9 Amazing Spider-Man Stories To Read After Watching 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
Spider-Man: Homecoming is out, and the world is rejoicing over how amazing the movie is! With its great cast, and its brilliantly chosen lead, Homecoming is sure to become one of the biggest and most popular hits of 2017's blockbuster season. Therefore, as you step out of the cinema, blinking in the sunlight with your Spider-senses still tingling, you’d be forgiven for not wanting to leave the wondrous world of our favorite wall-crawler behind. So, if you still want to hang on to that good feeling that Homecoming left you with, here for your convenience are nine sensational Spider-Man #comicbooks for you to check out.
The Post-Credit Scene Of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Sets Up Another Feathered Foe For Future Films
The wall-crawler is back in business! Spider-Man: Homecoming has swung into theaters, and if its sensational box-office figures are anything to go by, audiences are still eager to be wowed by the wondrous wall-crawler. Indeed, as well as providing high-school hilarity, Spider-Man: Homecoming also amazes audiences with thrilling action sequences where he battles the villainous Vulture; yet the film also builds excitement for #TomHolland’s future exploits as the spandex-wearing #superhero.