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The Avengers Age of Ultron Spider-Man scene that wasn’t

The Avengers Age of Ultron Spider-Man scene that wasn’t

First of all - there is no post-credits scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron at all. None. There is, however, a very clever hoax being delivered to the web this week courtesy of one serious hoaxer. How exactly they created the sequence you're about to see, we do not know - but it's fairly believable. Especially since this is the quality at which most "post credits sequences" are delivered these days, generally speaking. And it wouldn't make much sense for Marvel to reboot Spider-Man like this AGAIN, would it?

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Mad Max launch trailer eats dog food, hits Thunderdome

Mad Max launch trailer eats dog food, hits Thunderdome

So you're a big fan of the original Max, the Road Warrior, the nameless stranger, yes? Mad Max is a game based on a movie, a movie that resurrects the original Mad Max trilogy of films with a new lead actor and an alternate take on the post-apocalyptic wasteland. Have a peek at the latest trailer, the last trailer before launch, we hope, for Mad Max. This game will be coming out well after the movie, and it'll include Dinki-Di dog food, just like it should. Just as Australian God intended.

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Netflix’s library to get shakeup on May 1

Netflix’s library to get shakeup on May 1

Netflix regularly purges content from its library and replaces it with new content -- this is generally a bittersweet moment, in that there's a good chance something you enjoyed will disappear, but that something you'd like to watch will be incoming. It is that time again, with May 1 marking the start of more content being added, as well as the start of a bunch of content being removed. Amongst those that are outbound is Skyfall and RoboCop, and inbound are a load of new things including Zombeavers.

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Transformers 5 movie confirmed, expected for 2017

Transformers 5 movie confirmed, expected for 2017

Yesterday it was confirmed that a fifth Transformers movie will be produced, expanding the franchise yet again with what will hopefully be a reversal of the progressively disappointing film series. The confirmation was given during a Hasbro earnings call yesterday during which the company’s CEO Brian Goldner said the movie was expected to hit theaters in 2017. The movie itself hasn’t yet begun production — in fact, there’s not even yet a story in place, though it has been teased that we could end up seeing a storyline from any part of the Transformers’ history.

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‘Furious 7′ movie sets new box office record

‘Furious 7′ movie sets new box office record

Furious 7, the latest movie in the Fast and Furious franchise, has set a new box office record, according to NBCUniversal. The new flick now holds the record for how fast it hit the $1 billion mark in worldwide box office grosses -- it did so in 17 days -- beating out some other big-name films. It also broke a new record for the studio, as well, which says this is its first movie to hit such a level of success during its first round in theaters.

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Jurassic World full trailer released: watch this madness

Jurassic World full trailer released: watch this madness

The next Jurassic Park movie - Jurassic World - is going to be truly nuts. More nuts than Jurassic Park III - and that was completely nuts. What you're about to see is the first full-length "global" trailer for the film with full-on plot details and more Star Lord - I mean "Owen Grady" than you can handle. Because Chris Pratt is still Chris Pratt, and his jokes are tendered to his fabulous down-to-earth ability to make you giggle. But the velociraptors used as hunting dogs - that's not a joke. That's for real.

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Pantone names a new color after Dispecable Me’s Minions

Pantone names a new color after Dispecable Me’s Minions

You know a pop culture thing is a BIG thing when even serious business institutions get into it as well. That definitely sounds like the situation here when the Pantone Color Institute, which is responsible for one of the most popular color palettes in the industry, has just added "Minion Yellow" as its newest named color, designed after the lovable yellow creatures from the Despicable Me films. This is quite big when you consider that Pantone has not named any new color since 2012, and the first one it does it names after fictional characters.

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“Reimagined” Fantasic Four trailer goes dimension-hopping

“Reimagined” Fantasic Four trailer goes dimension-hopping

The comic book world is known, in fact notorious, for its reboots and retcons, and revisions, sometimes not exactly coherent. And it seems that the trait has bled into their big screen adaptations as well. Fantastic Four will be screening less than four months after Avengeers: Age of Ultron, but 20th Century Fox wants viewers to know that FF will be just as a big a thing. Except, it won't be your regular Fantastic Four thing. Well, the Thing is there and the rest of the cast, but things will be slightly different.

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‘Batman vs. Superman’ official teaser trailer goes live

‘Batman vs. Superman’ official teaser trailer goes live

Earlier this week Zack Snyder confirmed that the Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer would be launching soon, but someone else trumped his claim and leaked the trailer even sooner. It had hard-coded foreign language subtitles and was in exceptionally poor quality, and Warner Bros. moved to get the video pulled down quickly. As with all things on the Internet, though, a handful of copies would appear every time a copy was pulled, and so the studio did what many before it have elected to do: officially released the trailer sooner than it had originally planned.

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Marvel has talked about a standalone ‘Black Widow’ movie

Marvel has talked about a standalone ‘Black Widow’ movie

Black Widow won favor among audiences with her role in The Avengers, and many have asked whether a standalone movie featuring her will come about. The answer to that is still who knows. However, at least for the hopefuls out there, the prospect is looking promising in light of a recent interview with actress Scarlett Johansson, who said she has talked to Marvel Studio’s President Kevin Feige about it. While there's no confirmation that it will become a reality, there are more than just fans interested in seeing it happen.

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