Marvel Cinematic Universe, Behind the Scenes: See Photos From ‘Iron Man’ to ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

Chris Hemsworth’s announcement that the upcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder” finished production this week got Marvel fans talking, as they were treated to a behind-the-scenes look of his new superhero physique. But the MCU has a grand tradition of showing glimpses behind the curtains. Variety has gathered some of the studio’s best on-set photos, from … Read more

Leaked Eternals Merchandise May Explain Their Absence in the MCU

This newly released Eternals merchandise may have offered some explanation as to where Marvel’s next superhero team have been hiding out all this time. According to this official description for a tie-in wall calendar, the superpowered beings would have had a pretty long commute had they decided to assist The Avengers with one of the … Read more

Endgame’ for one crucial reason

There’s a lot to look at in the trailer for Eternals, director Chloé Zhao’s long-awaited entrance into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With a style dissimilar to the color-corrected polish of previous Marvel movies, Eternals feels, in a word, “weird,” and its aesthetic is unique enough to at least momentarily distract from one purple elephant in … Read more

Locals throng towns and tourist attractions featured in Nomadland

Nomadland was partly filmed in the Western town of Quartzsite in Arizona, the United States, and won the Academy Award for Best Picture this year, but it’s still unclear if that will translate into more tourists for the place. Regardless, Phil Bates, owner of a shop called Main Trading Post, told the Arizona Republic that … Read more

How are tiny towns in US accessing COVID vaccines?

In Nevada, Arizona, Kentucky and elsewhere, FEMA has dispatched the mobile units to places that lack pharmacies, clinics and other vaccination sites. FALLON, Nev — Pick-up truck drivers motor up to a white trailer in a parking lot on Fallon Paiute-Shoshone land in Nevada’s high desert and within a few moments they’re handed forms to … Read more

Here’s What to Watch on Netflix This June 2021

Here are the new shows to watch on Netflix this June (Photo: Courtesy of Netflix) By Jianne Soriano June 01, 2021 Looking for new things to watch on Netflix? We’re letting you know the latest TV shows and movies coming to the platform this June Newsletters Sign up for our newsletters to get all our … Read more

Marvel’s new female, culturally diverse and queer protagonists mirror our times

Last week, the trailer dropped for what will be the 26th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise: Eternals, directed by Chloé Zhao. Opening with a dreamy, misty shoreline, we hear Skeeter Davis’s The End of the World. An ominous spaceship appears over the ocean, and the Eternals begin to prepare for the impending battle. … Read more

Eternals Sets Up Secret Conflict With the “Gods” Watching Over the Marvel Universe

Despite having been a part of the world inside the Marvel Cinematic Universe since the dawn of man, the Eternals have chosen to keep themselves isolated from the affairs of mankind. That all changes when Eternals hits theaters later this year, as a threat so large arrives it forces Ikaris (Richard Madden), Sersi (Gemma Chan), … Read more

In music and film, a new Korean wave is challenging Asian stereotypes

At this year’s Oscars, Chloé Zhao became the first woman of colour to win the award for best director for Nomadland. Youn Yuh-jung also became the first Korean actress to win an Oscar for her role in Minari. After decades of being excluded from, and stereotyped by Hollywood, East Asians are finally being recognized in … Read more