Michael Thurston

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Marvel unveils huge slate of new superhero films

Oct 29, 2014

Marvel unveils huge slate of new superhero films

Marvel unveiled plans Tuesday for a slate of new superhero films, expanding its already wildly successful comic book universe — and breaking ground with its first solo black and female hero movies. In a surprise announcement, the studio revealed there will be a new ...

Film legends warn of industry 'implosion'

Jun 16, 2013

Film legends warn of industry 'implosion'

Hollywood legends Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have sparked a surge of debate in Tinseltown after warning that the film industry is set to implode, amid soaring budgets and cable TV rivalry. “E.T.” icon Spielberg revealed that his Oscar-winning political biopic “Lincoln” almost didn’t ...