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UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019, 10:38 p.m.

‘Avengers: Endgame’ obliterates records with $1.2B opening

“Avengers: Endgame” has shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in domestic ticket sales and $1.2 billion globally.


Further Review: A superhero movie viewer’s No. 1 problem

The good news: The latest installment in the popular Marvel Comics Cinematic Universe opens today: “Avengers: Endgame.” The bad news: It’s long—very long. Which could pose a problem to those …


Review: ‘The Avengers: Endgame’ is well played

If many of us have grown up with the MCU, the films themselves have also grown more complex, like a fine wine.


A scientist calculated the ludicrous strength of Marvel villain Thanos

Based on a recent “whimsical by design” analysis, Northeastern University engineering professor Steven Cranford calculated that Thanos is powerful enough to dead lift the RMS Titanic.


UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 8 p.m.

‘Avengers’ winning streak not threatened by ‘Life of the Party’

“Avengers: Infinity War” easily retained the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office for a third straight weekend, adding $61.8 million in ticket sales. What’s more, the Disney/Marvel film …


Review: It’s not all fun and games in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

“Infinity War” is a very dark film about loss and grief, following our group of superheroes through the traumas and violence they’ve endured. Don’t worry though, there’s still a healthy …


Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a delicious blend of meaty action and sublime silliness

When Cate Blanchett, as Hela the Goddess of Death, strides through the treasure storehouse of her father, Odin in “Thor: Ragnarok,” she casts her eye about. One by one, the …


Chris Pine’s ‘SNL’ monologue reminds us how bad Hollywood’s superhero diversity problem is

Whether inadvertently or intentionally, Chris Pine and his tongue-in-cheek ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue once again highlighted Hollywood’s diversity problem, particularly when it comes to big-budget superhero movies.


Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans visit Avengers fan with cancer

The Avengers have teamed up to help lift the spirits of a teenage fan with cancer.


Anthony Mackie makes investment in Falcon

Actors often talk about the investment they make in a role. In the case of Anthony Mackie, who reprises his role as comic book hero Falcon in “Captain America: Civil …


Movie review: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is dependable, enjoyable

Every summer, a Marvel superhero film sweeps into theaters like a breath of fresh air, a standard-bearer. This May, that’s “Captain America: Civil War,” directed by Joe and Anthony Russo. …


Force of the Franchise

It will surely stand as one of the most peculiar and possibly ironic entries in a director’s filmography that in between Joss Whedon’s two “Avengers” films there reads “Much Ado …


‘Avengers’ sets opening weekend record with $207.4M

LOS ANGELES — “The Avengers” has extended its box-office superpowers with a record $207.4 million opening weekend domestically, an even bigger start than originally projected.