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‘Avengers: Endgame’ CinemaCon footage flies higher, further, faster with Captain Marvel

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Our heroes may not have been super successful at stopping Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, but as we head into Avengers: Endgame, they’ve gained one significiant advantage: Captain Marvel.

That’s our big takeaway from the new Endgame clip unveiled at CinemaCon Wednesday, which picks up basically where the Captain Marvel mid-credits scene left off.

In the new footage, the Avengers — including Black Widow,…

‘Avengers: Endgame’ CinemaCon footage flies higher, further, faster with Captain Marvel

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Our heroes may not have been super successful at stopping Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, but as we head into Avengers: Endgame, they’ve gained one significiant advantage: Captain Marvel.

That’s our big takeaway from the new Endgame clip unveiled at CinemaCon Wednesday, which picks up basically where the Captain Marvel mid-credits scene left off.

In the new footage, the Avengers — including Black Widow,…

‘Joker’ just unveiled its first teaser at CinemaCon, and the hype is real

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Like so many comic book movies, Todd Phillips’ Joker has been shrouded in mystery.

But at CinemaCon Tuesday, we were finally allowed a peek behind the curtain — and what we saw might surprise you. 

Phillips, on stage to introduce the first teaser trailer, acknowledged the rumor and speculation that’s surrounded his project. “There’s been a lot of chatter about what this film is and what it isn’t, and most of it…

‘Joker’ just unveiled its first teaser at CinemaCon, and the hype is real

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Like so many comic book movies, Todd Phillips’ Joker has been shrouded in mystery.

But at CinemaCon Tuesday, we were finally allowed a peek behind the curtain — and what we saw might surprise you. 

Phillips, on stage to introduce the first teaser trailer, acknowledged the rumor and speculation that’s surrounded his project. “There’s been a lot of chatter about what this film is and what it isn’t, and most of it…

‘Shazam!’ is a superhero movie for kids, and that’s a great thing

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It’s been a long time since superheroes could be dismissed as mere kid stuff, thanks to stories as intelligent as Black Panther or as disturbing as The Dark Knight or as gleefully inappropriate as Deadpool.

But lost in all the praise over how mature and thoughtful and boundary-pushing these films can be is the fact that, well, superheroes are kid stuff. Most of us first fell in love with these larger-than-life crusaders as children, over comic books or Saturday morning cartoons or family…

‘Shazam!’ is a superhero movie for kids, and that’s a great thing

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It’s been a long time since superheroes could be dismissed as mere kid stuff, thanks to stories as intelligent as Black Panther or as disturbing as The Dark Knight or as gleefully inappropriate as Deadpool.

But lost in all the praise over how mature and thoughtful and boundary-pushing these films can be is the fact that, well, superheroes are kid stuff. Most of us first fell in love with these larger-than-life crusaders as children, over comic books or Saturday morning cartoons or family…

‘Shazam!’ is a superhero movie for kids, and that’s a great thing

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It’s been a long time since superheroes could be dismissed as mere kid stuff, thanks to stories as intelligent as Black Panther or as disturbing as The Dark Knight or as gleefully inappropriate as Deadpool.

But lost in all the praise over how mature and thoughtful and boundary-pushing these films can be is the fact that, well, superheroes are kid stuff. Most of us first fell in love with these larger-than-life crusaders as children, over comic books or Saturday morning cartoons or family…

What happens in the end credits of ‘Captain Marvel’

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Warning: Major spoilers ahead for Captain Marvel. 

So you’ve just seen Captain Marvel. And you even stayed all the way through the end credits like a good Marvel fan. But you maybe need a bit of help parsing what exactly those two scenes at the very end were about.

Well, you’ve come to the right place. Without further ado, here’s what happens in the end credits of Captain Marvel – and what it might mean for Avengers: Endgame and more.

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What happens in the end credits of ‘Captain Marvel’

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Warning: Major spoilers ahead for Captain Marvel. 

So you’ve just seen Captain Marvel. And you even stayed all the way through the end credits like a good Marvel fan. But you maybe need a bit of help parsing what exactly those two scenes at the very end were about.

Well, you’ve come to the right place. Without further ado, here’s what happens in the end credits of Captain Marvel – and what it might mean for Avengers: Endgame and more.

1Captain…

‘Captain Marvel’ is (kinda) the Nick Fury prequel you’ve been waiting for

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It’s not quite the Nick Fury solo film we’ve been clamoring for, but Captain Marvel might be the next best thing. For now, anyway.

While it’s no secret that Samuel L. Jackson’s S.H.I.E.L.D. agent character appears in the movie, what Marvel fans should know is that this isn’t just another one of his surprise post-credits cameos. 

Jackson is a major character in Captain Marvel – to the point that, during our visit to the set…