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Jon Hamm addresses Batman rumors: 'I'd probably fit the suit'

Hamm, 47, was quick to reply. “I’ve had rumors about that since probably  – since season one of ‘Mad Men,’” he said. “I’ve never – I’ve never had a conversation with anybody about it. Literally. And I’ve sat in the rooms with all these guys.” Hamm added, “Never been offered anything. I think the internet

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Superheroes swoop to boost Hollywood but Netflix shadow looms

While US box office grew about 9%, summer attendance figures are the second worst since 1992 A case of superheroes to the rescue in the form of Disneys Avengers: Infinity War and Incredibles 2 has fuelled the biggest boost to the US summer box office in more than a decade. However, Hollywood bosses have been

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Ant-Mans Agent Woo: do superhero films have a sidekick race problem?

Funny? Puny? Person of colour? Hollywoods problematic stereotype is seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp, Deadpool 2 and more As the comic-book movie machine churns on, spinning myriad variations on a limited set of themes, similarities are bound to emerge. Watching the new Ant-Man and the Wasp brought home a fresh one to me: the

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Comic sales are down as readers abandon print

Comic book and graphic novel sales fell 6.5% in 2017 from a 2016 high of $1.015 billion. Graphic novels brought in $570 million while comic books brought in about $350 million. A report posted to Comichron notes that comic stores are still the biggest source for revenue while $90 million is attributable to digital downloads.

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Childish Gambino and the Search for the Summer Anthem

The summer anthem yields to ritual. An untiring breed of musical ambrosia, its genealogy extends from slowburners like Janet Jackson’s “That’s The Way Love Goes” (1993) to the arena-scale decadence of Rihanna’s “Umbrella” (2007) and Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” (2010). But while the end result differs each time, the summer anthem commonly and above all