Current “Thor: Ragnarok” duration revealed

Directed by Taika Waititi

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At San Diego Comic-Con International 2017, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi revealed to ColliderVideos the duration of his rough cut:

“The cut right now, I reckon is probably about 100 minutes. It’s not gonna be a very, very long film. I think that stories are better when you leave them wanting more and this film moves at a clip, it’s got stuff happening all the time, and I think people are still gonna feel exhausted by the end, they’ve been on a big journey, so I don’t think the film needs to be 3 hours.”

If Thor: Ragnarok is 100 minutes, it will be the shortest Marvel Studios film. Previous Marvel Studios films run times, in descending order (according to the British Board of Film Classification):

  • Captain America: Civil War 146 minutes
  • Marvel’s The Avengers 143 minutes
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron 141 minutes
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 137 minutes
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 136 minutes
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming 133 minutes
  • Iron Man Three 131 minutes
  • Captain America: The First Avenger 124 minutes
  • Iron Man/Guardians of the Galaxy 121 minutes
  • Iron Man 2 119 minutes
  • Ant-Man 117 minutes
  • Doctor Strange 115 minutes
  • Thor: The Dark World 112 minutes
  • The Incredible Hulk/Thor 110 minutes

Thor: Ragnarok is the 5th film in Phase Three, and will be released in the United States 3rd November 2017.

“Saban’s Power Rangers” releases international trailer

From a story by Executive Producer Roberto Orci (“Transformers”, “Star Trek” and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”) and screenwriters Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (“X-Men: First Class”and “Thor”) comes a modern reinvention of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of ordinary high school kids who find themselves infused with extraterrestrial powers and must harness those powers as a team to save the world.

Comic Book have released the international trailer for Saban’s Power Rangers. With less than a minute of footage, and with most shots having already been included in October’s initial trailer, the international trailer doesn’t reveal many new things, however, the editing is slightly different. More emphasis is placed on the Power Coins: these are the artefacts that allow the Power Rangers to morph into their warrior form; the original Power Coins were literal coins emboldened with prehistoric creatures – the new Power Coins are amber rocks that morph into the armour that covers each Power Ranger. This international trailer eliminates most of the dialogue from October’s trailer, and is more fast-paced and action-focused. So far, neither trailer has shown footage of Bryan Cranston or Bill Hader, who both feature. As an international trailer, Japanese subtitles are included.

While the official release date is 24th March 2017, this international trailer states the release date to be 15th July 2017.

“The Lost City of Z” teaser

Releasing 21st April

The first teaser has been released for The Lost City of Z, based on David Grann’s novel which tells the true life story of Colonel Percy Fawcett who disappeared with his son in 1925 while searching for a lost city in the Amazon Rainforest. The 54th New York Film Festival premiered The Lost City of Z on 15th October, with the release set for 21st April. StudioCanal is distributing internationally, with Amazon Studios distributing in the United States following a limited cinematic run from Bleecker Street.

On BBC One this Christmas Eve…

A look at this Christmas Eve on BBC One

11:30 Disney’s A Christmas Carol

14:15 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

16:50 Dreamworks Penguins of Madagascar

22:05 Peter Kay’s Christmas Comedy Shuffle

 

X Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) film review

Hugh Jackman unsheathes the claws once again as he plays the fan-favorite mutant Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, opening May 1, 2009.

Directed by Gavin Hood, X-Men Origins: Wolverine pits Wolverine against Sabretooth, played by Liev Schreiber and a host of other mutants including Blob and Deadpool, as well as the nefarious Weapon X project.

Stay glued to Marvel.com for news, information, photos, videos and more!

 

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Ultimate Edition (2016) film review

Who will win?

From director Zack Snyder comes Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Ultimate Edition, starring Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo) as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent in the characters’ first big-screen pairing.

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with each other, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it has ever known before.

Directed by Zack Snyder, the film also stars Oscar nominees Amy Adams (American Hustle) as Lois Lane, Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) as Lex Luthor, Diane Lane (Unfaithful) as Martha Kent, and Laurence Fishburne (What’s Love Got to Do with It) as Perry White; Oscar winners Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune) as Alfred, and Holly Hunter (The Piano) as Senator Finch; and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince.

Snyder directed from a screenplay written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer, based on characters from DC Comics, including Batman, created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger, and Superman, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The film is produced by Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder, with Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and David S. Goyer serving as executive producers.

Snyder’s behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Larry Fong (300, Watchmen) and production designer Patrick Tatopoulos (300: Rise of an Empire), and from his Man of Steel team, editor David Brenner, costume designer Michael Wilkinson, visual effects supervisor John “DJ” DesJardin, and Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer (The Lion King) working in conjunction with composer Junkie XL (Mad Max: Fury Road).

Warner Home Video presents, an Atlas Entertainment/Cruel and Unusual production, a Zack Snyder film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Ultimate Edition. Available on Digital HD and Blu-Ray™ since 19/7, and has be distributed worldwide by Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. company.

This film has been rated 12 by the BBFC for violence, threat and language.