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Sony and Disney reach financial standstill, Spider-Man may leave Marvel Cinematic Universe

Sony and Disney reach financial standstill, Spider-Man may leave Marvel Cinematic Universe

By Courtesy Pixabay | August 23, 2019

On Tuesday, Disney and Sony Pictures failed to reach a financial agreement concerning one of cinema’s most popular superheroes, Spider-Man. As a result of this fallout, Kevin Fiege, Marvel Studios President, may have no say in what happens to the character...

‘Arrival’ challenges science-fiction genre

By Tatianna Salisbury | February 23, 2017

Denis Villeneuve directs the Oscar-nominated science-fiction thriller, “Arrival,” a film that asks the deep and puzzling questions humanity fears to confront. Released in early November by Paramount Pictures, the film grossed an impressive $24 million,...

This film image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from American Hustle.

“American Hustle” worth seeing — but not twice

By Kevin Bartelt | December 20, 2013

Batman with a beer belly, Bradley Cooper with curlers and Robert De Niro working his mob game wasn’t enough to con me into believing “American Hustle” is the movie of the year.With 13 nominations for the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, I had high...