Topic: Samuel L Jackson

Get to Know Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth’s Super Alter Egos with the ‘Avengers’ Character Posters

Get to Know Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth's Super Alter Egos with the 'Avengers' Character Posters

At San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel handed out these amazing concept posters for Joss Whedon‘s Avengers movie at their booth. Like a triptych, the seven posters — featuring Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), and five others — make up one big illustration of the Avengers. While there’s no sign of the movie’s big enemies, this is the clearest look we’ve had at the superheroes who’ve assembled under the always-badass Samuel L. Jackson and S.H.I.E.L.D. (the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division). More »

Tony Awards: The Broadway Shows to Look Forward to for Next Year’s Tonys

Tony Awards: The Broadway Shows to Look Forward to for Next Year's Tonys

Some of last night’s Tony winners were going to sweep the awards from the start, like The Book of Mormon, while other shows’ wins were delightfully surprising: Catch Me If You Can, War Horse, and Anything Goes. But they all had major buzz leading up to the awards. Now, we’ve got the lowdown on some of the shows debuting in the new few weeks or months, all of which have Tony dreams of their own. More »

7 Movies with Unbelievable Premises: Whether They Succeeded or Crashed and Burned

7 Movies with Unbelievable Premises: Whether They Succeeded or Crashed and Burned

With many movies, especially the recent glut of remakes, it’s easy to figure out why they’re being made. But others, including three releases from this week — Passion Play, The Beaver, and Hobo with a Shotgun — have plots so implausible that they must be jokes, we thought, until they actually came to theaters. Find out how aliens, hand puppets, angel wings, deadly snakes, and mythical characters all made it to the big screen, and whether they made good on their promises to entertain. More »