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Loki Was Supposed To Die for Good in Thor: The Dark World and Avengers: Infinity War

The Marvel Cinematic Universe just can’t seem to quit Tom Hiddleston as trickster God Loki. Both the actor and character he plays are returning for their seventh total Marvel project, the chronologically ambitious Disney+ procedural Loki, on June 9.  In an interview Thursday with EW promoting the new series, however, Hiddleston and Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige revealed that the MCU did try to quit Loki several times throughout the franchise’s run. The God of Mischief was marked for death (for good) not once, but twice in the MCU. As was previously reported, Loki was never intended to make it…
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Disney+ Completes Marvel Streaming Infinity Gauntlet With Sony Spider-Man Deal

And just like that, Disney has finally assembled its full Avengers team on Disney+ with the addition of Spider-Man… sort of. Disney announced Wednesday that it has cut a content licensing agreement with Sony Pictures, the steward of the cinematic version of Spider-Man (Tom Holland’s Peter Parker, Shameik Moore’s Miles Morales, and all other Spider-Men going back to Tobey Maguire), to host the “Post Pay 1 Window” of all of Sony’s theatrical releases from 2022 to 2026 on Disney streaming services (Disney+ and Hulu), and Disney linear entertainment networks like ABC, Freeform, and FX. The deal includes a special addendum…
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Infinity Train Season 4 Struggles To Communicate the Importance of Communication

This article contains spoilers for Infinity Train season 4. Infinity Train has a short, but complex history. After a somewhat neglected run on Cartoon Network, the show received new life on HBO Max for a third season. Following that, however, it seemed unclear whether the show could nab another renewal. But enough online attention was garnered to achieve that fourth and final year. (HBO Max also seems to have a much more energetic desire for animated content than other similar networks and streaming outlets).  The first three seasons of Infinity Train are raw, honest, and stark. Its first season follows…
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Tom Hiddleston Knew About Loki’s Avengers: Infinity War Death for a Long Time

Very few actors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe seem to have a true grasp of their future in the franchise – how many interview snippets have we seen where they admit they genuinely have no idea if they’ll return for another Marvel project or not? – but Tom Hiddleston was told that his God of Mischief was going to die at the start of Avengers: Infinity War by the film’s directors well ahead of time. For two years, he had to keep Loki’s demise a secret from the world, even before he began working on Thor: Ragnarok. “[Loki’s death] was…
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M.C. Escher: Journey To Infinity

M.C. Escher: Journey To Infinity is the story of world famous Dutch graphic artist M.C Escher (1898-1972). Equal parts history, psychology, and psychedelia, Robin Lutz’s entertaining, eye-opening portrait gives us the man through his own words and images: diary musings, excerpts from lectures, correspondence and more are voiced by British actor Stephen Fry, while Escher’s woodcuts, lithographs, and other print works appear in both original and playfully altered form. Two of his sons, George (92) and Jan (80), reminisce about their parents while musician Graham Nash (Crosby, Stills & Nash) talks about Escher’s rediscovery in the 1970s. The film looks…
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Infinity Train and Manifestations of Trauma and Abuse

In the third season of Infinity Train (subtitled Book 3), one single aspect among many sticks out: the shots of characters placing their hands on each other’s shoulders. In the crazy, random events that occur on this grandiose, mysterious train, characters reach out to each other, eager for connection, longing for trust, pining for affection.  Then when certain revelations disrupt understood and accepted relationships, the  meaning and of these gestures shift. Suddenly, reaching out for others is dangerous, portrayed as movements of panic, fear, control, and manipulation. They become violations of personal space. These denials devolve into warnings, then threats,…
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Kusama – Infinity

Now the top-selling female artist in the world, Yayoi Kusama overcame countless odds to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. For decades, her work pushed boundaries that often alienated her from her peers and those in power in the art world. Kusama was an underdog with everything stacked against her?the trauma of growing up in Japan during World War II, life in a dysfunctional family that discouraged her creative ambitions, sexism and racism in the art establishment, mental illness in a culture where that was a particular shame, and eventually growing old and continuing to pursue and…
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Avengers: Infinity War UK DVD/Blu-ray release date and bonus features

Avengers: Infinity War UK DVD/Blu-ray release date and bonus features Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives. And so will Avengers: Infinity War on DVD and Blu-ray. Here are the details... News Jul 10, 2018 From http://www.denofgeek.com/uk/movies/avengers-infinity-war/59005/avengers-infinity-war-uk-dvdblu-ray-release-date-and-bonus-features
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Avengers: Infinity War

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment ? the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.Rated: PG-13Release Date: Apr 27, 2018
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