Best of the Week: SXSW Reviews, Marvel's Kevin Feige on the R-Rated 'Avengers'

Best of the Week: SXSW Reviews, Marvel's Kevin Feige on the R-Rated 'Avengers'

Mar 14, 2014

The Movie News:

Jason Sudeikis is your new Fletch. Here's the buzz on the new Captain America, Noah and Dumb and Dumber To. Jamie Foxx and Kevin Hart will star in a hit man comedy called Black Phantom. Eighties classics Explorers and Something Wicked This Way Comes are being remade. Captain America 3 has picked a release date, and it happens to be when Warner Bros. was planning to release Batman vs. Superman. Here's this week's gallery of new movie posters.

 

The Geek Stuff:

More Marvel goodness with Fantastic Four buzz and Avengers 2 hype. We've got a deleted scene from Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Kevin Bacon explains the '80s to millennials, and it's great. Here's why Dune deserves the Game of Thrones treatment.

Marvel honcho Kevin Feige talks about the Enchantress, the movies he wishes Marvel could make, and Avengers' original R rating. Speaking of Marvel, is Captain America: The Winter Soldier Marvel's most important movie moving forward?

 

The Videos:

Here are this week's trailers: Only Lovers Left Alive, Deliver Us from Evil, The Devil's Knot and Pro Wrestlers vs. Zombies.

If you're not already Shining-ed out, check out this documentary about Kubrick's classic. The behind-the-scenes look at Cuba Gooding Jr.'s Oscar speech is kind of awesome. Matthew McConaughey explains the origin of "alright, alright, alright." Rock out to a heavy metal version of "Let It Go."

 

Our Features:

Here's a quick breakdown of our coverage at SXSW: Erik dug Chef and reviewed Neighbors from a unique perspective; Jacob wasn't that into Veronica Mars but thinks fans will like it; Gholson thought both Honeymoon and Late Phases were alright, and that Joe gives Nicolas Cage a good comeback, and looks at three movies about other movies; I think Housebound is a very funny horror comedy, Oculus is a great new American horror movie, 13 Sins is a good remake and a solid thriller, and Wetlands is an inexplicable masterpiece.

We've seen footage from the new Godzilla, and it is glorious.

How does the new 300 compare to the original 300? Scott Cooper tells us all about the making of his favorite scene from Out of the Furnace. How you should live your life, according to Zach Braff.

Here's your guide to everything hitting VOD this week. The Good, the Bad, the Bogus of movies based on TV shows. The Schmoes review Need for Speed, which may or may not be the template for new video game movies. What are the most successfull video game movies?

 

 

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