The Mummy: the story of the world’s most expensive movie poster

An original lithograph of the 1932 classic is set to sell for $1-1.5m, a record-breaking amount, representing a lost era of originality in the artform Auction house Sothebys is currently accepting bids for one of three remaining original posters of 1932s The Mummy. It is expected to sell for somewhere between $1-1.5m, making it the […]

Sounds like Jon Hamm would be interested in playing Batman

Jon Hamm, future Batman?Image: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images) There have been been rumours and speculation about Ben Affleck stepping down as Batman for a long time now — and with the recent reports that Henry Cavill may also be on his way out as Superman, they’ve been given a fresh lease of life. The question […]

‘Disgrace and shame’: Alan Moore points to Boris Johnson in Grenfell fire comic

Moore has briefly come out of retirement to contribute to a new anthology raising money for PTSD support for survivors Comics legend Alan Moore, who announced he was Grenfell Tower fire. Moore, the author of the seminal graphic novels Watchmen and V for Vendetta, is one of 24 contributors to a forthcoming comic anthology, Grenfell […]

LA Police Looking For Man Seen Spanking Hippo’s Butt In Viral Video

a man climbing into the The now-viral video shows a man sneaking up on two hippos at the zoo, When he gets close enough, the unidentified hippo spanker slaps 4-year-old Rosie on her rear. Then he hops back over the fence and takes a moment to celebrate his feat, according to local station The video […]

Ruby Rose cast as lesbian superhero Batwoman in new TV series

The CW network casts gender-fluid Australian actor to be first openly gay lead of a live-action superhero show Australian actor Ruby Rose will play the first openly gay superhero in a TV series with her latest role as Batwoman. Roses Batwoman will be introduced to US television audiences on The CW network in a December […]

Ant-Mans Agent Woo: do superhero films have a sidekick race problem?

Funny? Puny? Person of colour? Hollywoods problematic stereotype is seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp, Deadpool 2 and more As the comic-book movie machine churns on, spinning myriad variations on a limited set of themes, similarities are bound to emerge. Watching the new Ant-Man and the Wasp brought home a fresh one to me: the […]

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90

Video Your friendly neighborhood ‘Spider-man’ is back! Michael Tammero goes in the Foxlight with the cast of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ NEW YORK –  Steve Ditko, the Marvel Comics artist who gave the world the woven webs and soaring red-and-blue shape of Spider-Man and the other-worldly shimmer of Doctor Strange, has died, authorities said Friday. He was […]

We took a famous ‘Fast and Furious’ scene and ruined it with mouth sounds

Image: marvel studios / screen capture by mashable “I am Iron Man.” Robert Downey Jr.-as-Tony Stark utters that short sentence in the waning moments of 2008’s Iron Man, the movie that kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the fictional moment, Stark opted to cast aside prepared remarks that would have kept his secret identity […]