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Why 2011's Thor was Marvel's pivotal success

Mark Harrison Feature Apr 28, 2015

Would the Marvel cinematic universe as we know it be where it is today had Thor not taken off?

Point Break: revisiting the 1991 classic

Duncan Bowles Feature Apr 28, 2015

With a remake due this summer, we take a look back at the Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze original...

15 recent films that would make great TV shows

Shaun Brown Feature Apr 28, 2015

Since we can't stop studios recycling movies into TV shows, here are some suggestions, from Lawless to Jack Reacher, Cloverfield and more...

Why movie universes need standalone films

Simon Brew Feature Apr 27, 2015

It's all very well having interlinked films in a cinematic universe. But some stories deserve a film to themselves...

James Bond 007: revisiting Moonraker

Max Williams Feature Apr 27, 2015

There's a good case to be made for this being the silliest Bond of them all, but Moonraker's still a lot of fun...

The heart of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

James Clayton Feature Apr 25, 2015

Why it's the humanisms, rather than the superheroes, that lie at the heart of Marvel's successes....

22 questions about Avengers: Age Of Ultron answered

James Hunt Feature Apr 24, 2015

Spoilers: we've gone through Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age Of Ultron and tried to answer the many questions it raises....

Ultron and the meaning of robots and AI in modern SF movies

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 24, 2015

Age Of Ultron is about evil AI, and Ex Machina’s about a sentient robot. Ryan explores the link between these and other modern SF films.

The Simpsons' top 30 movie references

Robert Keeling Feature Apr 24, 2015

The Simpsons has pastiched hundreds of movies in its time. From Hitchcock to Kubrick to Disney, we select our top 30 favourites...

TV comedy’s top 10 jargon abusers

Louisa Mellor Feature Apr 23, 2015

To celebrate the return of W1A, we salute the top 10 comedy characters who talk absolute mother-thumping rubbish…

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