首先就是《英雄联盟手游》了，这游戏外服早就上线了，腾讯肯定也着急，这次敢放在发布会上来讲，那应该是快要开始公测了。 2. THE HUNGER GAMES TO RECEIVE PREQUEL MOVIE SET 64 YEARS EARLIER (Photo by Murray Close/Lionsgate)This week s news about The Hunger Games sort of deserves some mathematical assistance. You may not remember how many Hunger Games had taken place prior to the first film s narrative, but it s much easier to recall that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire depicted the 75th competition, and that s made easier by remembering that every 25th iteration of the Hunger Games (called Quarter Quells ) follow special rules. It was announced this week that author Suzanne Collins will publish an untitled Panem novel on May 19, 2020 that will be set 64 years before the events of The Hunger Games (in other words, 10 years after the games started, in world). Lionsgate was likewise quick to move forward with plans for a prequel based on that forthcoming novel. Online sources also quickly produced articles about the film, such as this one asking if The Hunger Games is still revelant in 2020, and this one listing other possible prequel ideas.3. THIS WEEK IN MARVEL: KEANU REEVES, AVENGERS: ENDGAME RERELEASE, AND BLACK WIDOW (Photo by Netflix)Some weeks, Marvel Studios could swallow half of The Weekly Ketchup if we let them, so it helps to just bunch their stories together. Let s start with the story that you ve probably already seen crawl across your social media, which is that Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige remarked that they frequently talk to Keanu Reeves about joining almost every new project, and they re still looking for a role for him. This begs a few questions, like what
For The Green Knight, acclaimed filmmaker David Lowery’s unique take on Arthurian legend, Dev Patel inhabits one of the most fascinating and complex of Camelot’s heroes, Sir Gawain, title star of an epic poem whose author remains unknown to this day. In the film, as in the poem, the young and brash nephew to the king is in search of a heroic tale all his own, and so it is that when a mysterious and supernatural Green Knight disrupts the royal Christmas festivities with a terrifying challenge, Gawain steps up, sword in hand, ready to create his own legend.In this exclusive extended interview with Rotten Tomatoes, Patel reveals the steps he took to prepare for the role of Gawain in Lowery’s morally thorny and visually groundbreaking film, from collaborating with the director to refine the character on the page to learning to ride a horse for the first time (with the help of some apples from the hotel). Plus, he considers something close to his own heart as an actor: how the quest for greatness can sometimes clash with the desire to remain good.The Green Knight is in theaters from Friday July 30, 2021.On an Apple device? Follow Rotten Tomatoes on Apple News.沙巴体育游戏《问道手游》作为老游戏，增长乏力表现地已十分明显。自上线以来，持续进行版本内容更新，但是公司第三季度业绩的表现证明老游戏更新对玩家的吸引力正在下降，付费意愿不再强烈。
The Marvel Cinematic Universe s TV offerings expand into Wakanda. Plus, a fight for Buck Rogers, what s coming to PBS, Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto cast in WeWork drama for Apple TV+, and more of the week s top TV and streaming news.TOP STORYBlack Panther Director, Co-Writer Ryan Coogler Developing Wakanda Series for Disney+(Photo by Marvel Studios)Black Panther left everyone wanting to spend more time in Wakanda, and the movie’s director and co-writer is about to make that happen on a regular basis via a Wakanda-set TV series for Disney+.Ryan Coogler, via his Proximity Media company, has signed a multi-year deal with Disney that will also include other TV series. But for now the focus is a series set in the fictional African country, which is also the focus for the Black Panther sequel movie Coogler is currently at work on.The Wakanda series would be the latest in a long line of Marvel series coming to Disney+. Following the recent premiere of WandaVision, Disney+ will also release Falcon and Winter Soldier, Loki, Hawkeye, Moon Knight, She-Hulk, Ms. Marvel, a Nick Fury series starring Samuel L. Jackson, a War Machine series starring Don Cheadle, and an Ironheart series starring Dominique Thorne. (Variety)George Clooney May Star in Buck Rogers Reboot Series(Photo by Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection)George Clooney and his Smokehouse production company partner, Grant Heslov, have joined with Brian K. Vaughn for a reboot of the 1979-81 Gil Gerard and Erin Gray sci-fi drama series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. All three will serve as executive producers on the project, and Clooney may star in the title role, if Legendary TV has its way, according to The Wrap. Meanwhile, if the series is a hit, Legendary could move forward with a Buck Rogers movie and an anime series spin-off, THR.com reports.There is a potential glitch in the plan to launch a new Buck Rogers universe. The trust that oversees the Buck Rogers estate sent a cease-and-desist letter to Legendary, Deadline reports, informing Legendary that the trust already has an agreement with Skydance Productions — home of Top Gun: Maverick, the most recent Star Trek films, Mission: Impossible Fallout, and Terminator: Dark Fate — to “exploit the property” of Buck Rogers.Related: Nominations for 2021 s Golden Globes, SAG AwardsPBS Preview: Hemingway, My Grandparents War, and The Black Church — Plus, More Miss Scarlet? (Photo by PBS)PBS presented previews of its upcoming 2021 programming for TV critics this week in a virtual Television Critics Association winter press tour, and there s plenty coming. For starters, Masterpiece executive producer Susanne Simpson teased that although she doesn t have any official announcements about a potential second season of the currently airing Miss Scarlet and the Duke, that fans should wait for it — we ll have something soon, I think. She also highlighted the eclectic nature of Masterpiece s 50th anniversary. One of the things we tried to do with our 50th anniversary was we tried very hard in January to really show off the different types of programs that we do. We felt it was a bit of a gift to our audience to do that on our 50th. So, we had [Elizabeth Is Missing with] Glenda Jackson, who obviously is one of the top actors of our time, so we wanted to tell everybody we re still showing off acting royalty in Masterpiece. We have All Creatures Great and Small — that s a very heartwarming show for a family audience. I think Miss Scarlet and the Duke is terrific, because it s a woman character that s very feisty for her time and kind of fighting off roadblocks. And then we have The Long Song, which is a really important show, very powerful, very moving. Other highlights from the public broadcaster s upcoming slate: Hemingway, the latest from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick featuring narration from Jeff Daniels as the famous writer and attempts to deconstruct Hemingway s hyper-masculine image: I think the persona of the wild man, the drunk, the bar guy, the big game hunter, the big sea fisherman is what we inherit, the baggage we carry. But almost immediately we began to see how thin and frail that was, not just for him but in fact, Burns said.The upcoming My Grandparents War features stars Helena Bonham Carter, Mark Rylance, Carey Mulligan, and Kristin Scott Thomas as they trace the journeys of their grandparents during World War II, and Bonham Carter, whose family history is traced in the season premiere, said the experience helped her learn about her grandparents in a more intimate way.“I had a vague approximation, myths almost, of both my grandparents that we followed. This just filled in a lot of the detail and bought them very vividly to me,” she said. “Violet, my grandmother, I would have been her age when the Second World War happened. So I met them almost as peers. It was really extraordinary. The two-part documentary The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song from Henry Louis Gates Jr. traces the history of the Black church in America through historical figures and contemporary celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, John Legend and Jennifer Hudson. Said Gates: We wanted to make a series about the sheer transcendent power of belief, and never has that message been more important than now. NEW TRAILERS: Maggie Returns to The Walking DeadIn the bonus episodes of The Walking Dead’s 10th and penultimate season, Maggie (Lauren Cohan) returns, which almost certainly means she’s going to have an issue with Negan’s (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) new role among her group of friends. Also stars Norman Reedus and Melissa McBride. Premieres Feb. 28 (AMC)More trailers and teasers released this week:• Amend: The Fight for America is a docuseries, hosted and executive produced by Will Smith with all-star guests, that examines what the 14th Amendment to the Constitution really means, and how it’s been used to perpetuate racism. Premieres Feb. 17. (Netflix)• Moxie, directed by Amy Poehler, is about a teen, inspired by her mom’s (Poehler) rebellious teenage past, decides to come out of her shyness shell and fight back about the most obnoxious students and behavior at her high school. Premieres March 3. (Netflix)• Punky Brewster (Soleil Moon Frye) is all grown up, with three kids, an ex-husband (Freddie Prinze Jr.), and an enduring friendship with her childhood BFF Cherie (Cherie Johnson). Premieres Feb. 25. (Peacock)• The Flash season 7 finds Barry/The Flash entering the Mirrorverse. Premieres March 2. (The CW)• The Nevers is a Joss Whedon-created sci-fi drama about a group of Victorian women who discover they have unusual abilities that they may use to fight their enemies and change the world. Stars Laura Donnelly, Olivia Williams, Ben Chaplin, James Norton, Rochelle Neil, Eleanor Tomlinson, Denis O’Hare, and Nick Frost. Premieres April. (HBO)• Allen v. Farrow — from HBO Documentary Films and investigative filmmakers Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering, and Amy Herdy — is a four-part documentary series that goes behind decades of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of one of Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals. (HBO)• Mighty Ducks: Game Changers finds Lauren Graham and Emilio Estevez encouraging the latest generation of young hockey underdogs in the series sequel to the big-screen movie franchise. Premiere March 26. (Disney+)• Fauci is a documentary about the life and career of Dr. Anthony Fauci, who’s been the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984, has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and has kept many Americans informed and sane during public health emergencies, from the AIDS crisis to the COVID-19 pandemic. Coming soon. (Nat Geo)• Pelé chronicles the life of the Brazilian football player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, a.k.a. Pelé, the only player to win three World Cup titles, who went from life as a young soccer superstar in 1958 to a national hero, amidst a radical and turbulent era in Brazilian history. Premieres Feb. 23. (Netflix)For all the latest TV and streaming trailers, subscribe to the Rotten Tomatoes TV YouTube channel.CASTING: Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto Playing WeWork Founders in Apple TV+ Series (Photo by Apple TV+)Anne Hathaway and Jared Leto will star in Apple TV+’s limited series WeCrashed, about the rise and fall of WeWork, based on the Wondery podcast of the same name. They will be executive producers on the series, in which they’ll play WeWork founders and marrieds Adam and Rebekah Neumann.Hathaway will also star in Amazon’s Solo, an anthology series about characters in different times and settings who turn out to be connected by the human experience. The all-star cast also includes Anthony Mackie, Morgan Freeman, Uzo Aduba, and Helen Mirren.Speaking of Aduba, The Killing alum Joel Kinnaman has signed on for HBO’s In Treatment reboot, where he’ll play the boyfriend of Aduba s Dr. Brooke Taylor. (Variety)Nicole Kidman will star in and executive produce Hope, an Amazon series adaptation of the Norwegian movie of the same name, a blended family drama about the end of a marriage that falls apart during the family’s Christmas celebration.Tim Robbins is taking over for Rainn Wilson in Amazon’s The Power. The sci-fi drama is based on author Naomi Alderman’s book about the Republican governor of Washington (Robbins) and the Democratic mayor of Seattle (Leslie Mann), who butt heads while dealing with a world where teenage girls suddenly have the power to electrocute people. Wilson had to drop out of the project because of COVID-related delays. (Deadline)Neve Campbell and Becki Newton will star in Netflix’s series adaptation of The Lincoln Lawyer. Campbell will play the first ex-wife of Manuel Garcia-Rulfo’s titular attorney Mickey Haller, and Newton will play his second ex-wife, who are a deputy prosecutor and Haller’s office manager, respectively.Michelle Forbes (True Blood), Britt Robertson (Life Unexpected), Michael Raymond-James (Terriers), and Ryan Dorsey (Justified) are joining the cast of ABC’s David E. Kelley drama Big Sky, recurring as members of a dysfunctional and dangerous local ranching family. Ted Levine (Monk) will play the father of the family. Meanwhile, The Affair scene-stealer Omar Metwally will recur as an irreverent deputy U.S. Marshal whose investigative skills are put to the test with the local sex-trafficking ring. (Deadline)The Netflix thriller series Pieces of Her, starring Toni Collette, has five new cast members: Power star Omari Hardwick, Jessica Barden (End of the F**king World), Jacob Scipio (Bad Boys for Life), David Wenham (Lion), and Joe Dempsie (Game of Thrones). The story, based on Karin Slaughter’s crime book of the same name, follows a young woman who sets off on a dangerous trip to search for answers when a random act of violence sets off a chain of life-changing events for her and her mother (Collette). The eight-episode series will be produced by an all-female team, including Lesli Linka Glatter, Charlotte Stoudt, Bruna Papandrea, and Minkie Spiro, who will direct the whole season.The Conners’ Sara Gilbert, Leland Orser (ER), Rob Huebel (Transparent), Tate Donovan (The O.C.), and Kevin Dunn (Veep) will star opposite Chris Messina (The Mindy Project) in HBO Max’s pilot for the anthology series Verbatim, which will first cover the 2019 college admissions scandal. Based on The New York Times Op-Docs digital series, the drama will cover real-life events, with dialogue taken verbatim from the stories’ sources.Because The Masked Singer host Nick Cannon tested positive for COVID, Claws star Niecy Nash will fill in for at least the first few episodes of season 5, which begins production this week. (Variety)
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Within Our Gates. (Photo by Courtesy the Everett Collection)We live in a time where some of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood are African American, and some of the most impactful films in theaters and on streaming – as well as the most profitable – are directed by African Americans. It’s the same story in music, pop culture, on YouTube and TikTok, and beyond: In today’s media landscape, the influence of Black creators and of the Black perspective is outsized.It wasn’t always that way, especially in film. Going back in time, there was generally a deep segregation in the industry – one could argue there still is, but that’s another story – that was reflected on the screen from the earliest days of American cinema. With Black creators largely relegated to the sidelines, and Black performers largely forced to conform to, and thus reinforce, stereotypes in major Hollywood films throughout the 20th century, true representation of Black lives in the country was absent from the screen. But one group of filmmakers pushed back, founding a genre of films made by and for African Americans right back to the medium’s infancy, combating stereotypes and setting the tone for an independent Black cinema right through to today. This genre is called “race films.”Body and Soul. (Photo by Courtesy the Everett Collection)What are “race films”? First, a bit on the history from which they emerged. In the deeply troubled history of American cinema, there has always been a tension between who could play what on screen. For African Americans, the legacy of the “minstrel shows” that had set the groundwork for Black representation in much of American popular culture in the late 19th century would set the stage for how African Americans could and would be portrayed on screen when the technology of the movies came along. Consider one of our earliest cinematic works, 1913’s Edison’s Minstrels, which featured whites in Black face and which is generally considered one of the first films to match sound with a minstrel show. (You can read contemporaneous reviews of Edison s display below.)The long tradition of segregation – a.k.a. Jim Crow, a.k.a. “the color line” – further defined what roles African Americans could play on screen for a large part of the century; Hollywood usually cast us as singers or dancers, or as maids, butlers, porters, and other servants. (So much have these representations echoed, even to today, that filmmakers like Spike Lee [with Bamboozled], Jordan Peele [with Get Out], and Ryan Coogler [with Black Panther] continue to resist and hit back at these early stereotypes.)(Photo by Courtesy the Everett Collection )The long shadow of the color line cut through all aspects of movies: not just in typecasting, but in segregated theaters and, of course, the absence of people of color behind the lens. Under the harsh divisions of the color line, the thriving but limited African American cinema suffered – between the late 1940s and 1969, there were almost no movies directed by African Americans released commercially. It’s a pretty shocking fact, but all too consistent with the de facto segregation that limited opportunities.Race films developed alongside and in reaction to this industry that pigeonholed African Americans or shut them out completely, and date back to as early as 1920 and the works of legendary African American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. In a way – and heart on one hand, here – they were a straight-jacket approach to creating Black art that mirrored the segregation of the times, having to generally be produced outside of the Hollywood system. They featured actors who were of African heritage, and the films were significant for showcasing how talented actors could do more than play the stereotyped roles offered to them in major studio releases. And they were produced by independent production companies and focused on the everyday life of what it meant to be Black in America.The Scar of Shame. (Photo by Courtesy the Everett Collection)While the system was a product and mirror of segregation, it also fostered an entire generation of independent African American filmmakers and helped establish a “Black cinema” in America, an artform and system where Black directors were empowered to be independent – raising money, shooting and editing, and scoring films themselves. These movies gave African American audiences and actors a forum to articulate their own identity outside of the studio system which rarely bothered with the full spectrum of that identity.Among the most influential players in race films were white-owned film production groups like Reol Productions/Norman Studios, which propelled Edna Morton, one of the first major African American screen sirens, to stardom, as well as the highly regarded studios of African American filmmakers Micheaux (Micheaux Film and Book Company), and Spencer Williams of Amos ’n’ Andy fame, whose Amegro Films produced the classic 1941 race film, The Blood of Jesus.There are so many films today that show us the complexities of contemporary African American life, from Julie Dash’s poetic Daughters of the Dust and Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep, to the work of Tyler Perry and on to Ava DuVernay’s films and those from her production company, Array, and beyond. But it’s always good to know that as great as things are now – or at least, as much as they are improving – we should never lose track of where things used to be and the pioneers who worked to create their art within those constraints.As always in American cinema: It’s complicated.DJ Spooky, a.k.a. Paul D. Miller, is a composer, multimedia artist, and writer whose work immerses audiences in a blend of genres, global culture, and environmental and social issues. He is the Executive Producer of Pioneers of African American Cinema, a collection of the earliest films made by African American directors, which was released on DVD in 2015.Read reviews of Race FilmsAs part of the RT Archives Project, Miller chose the below films to help give readers a historical perspective on race films. The Rotten Tomatoes team sourced (mostly) contemporaneous reviews for each, so you can read what critics and writers had to say about them at the time of their release. Where possible, we have highlighted the reviews of Black film critics.
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Marvel Studios released a second full trailer for April’s Avengers: Endgame on Thursday. And now that Captain Marvel is out in theaters, it finally establishes Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) will be part of the roster as they take the fight back to Thanos (Josh Brolin). But as with so much of the Endgame publicity, it plays coy with the actual plot. For instance: we assume the mission takes them to that garden planet Thanos relaxes on at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. It is a solid guess based on shots in previous trailers and the later part of Marvel Comics’ The Infinity Gauntlet, but we don’t really know that it is part of “whatever it takes” to win the day. Some believe the Avengers will go elsewhere and even elsewhen to undo the Mad Titan s brutal Snap.Nonetheless, the trailer offers a few more clues to the film’s overall shape. Here are five of the things we gleaned from it.Tony Pulls Off One More Surprise(Photo by Marvel Studios)Despite both long-form trailers opening with Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) recording a final account to Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), Tony can be spotted in the group shot toward the end – which features the team in Avengers-branded uniforms reported to allow them access to the Quantum Realm. Since that slow-motion group walk, featured in some form during every Endgame trailer (more on this later), takes place at the Avengers HQ, this means Tony makes it back to Earth before the final act of the film. We’re going to assume the Benatar (the Guardians of the Galaxy s ship) makes its way to Earth in that scene from the “Big Game Ad” in which Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), and James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) look up at something mysterious. At the time, we thought Carol might be assisting the ship in landing, but eagle-eyed fans online noticed a mysterious gap in the composition between Rhodey and Bruce which could be Carol erased from the ad to conceal her presence in the film. With that in mind, we’re guessing either Thor (Chris Hemsworth) found them or Tony really did pull off one more surprise.Of course, there’s always the possibility the message will be delivered to Pepper after the Avengers complete their endgame. But we really don’t want to think about that yet.The Past Matters(Photo by Marvel Studios)The trailer opens with a very pointed reminder that Tony built the first Iron Man suit from scraps in a cave. It moves on to remind the audience of early moments from Captain America: The First Avenger and Thor. Rumors suggest time travel will help the Avengers defeat Thanos, so these shots may support that plot thread. Alternatively, the trailer could be setting up a big sacrifice as the three original Avengers with solo movies face down their endgame. It is no secret that Downey, Hemsworth, and Evans plan to walk away from the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the film makes its worldwide debut, but will their time within the studio s overarching story really end with their characters boldly dying to save the universe? That’s kind of epic, but we want more Thor after Thor: Ragnarok reset his tone.Scott’s Escape From The Quantum Realm May Be Ill-Timed(Photo by Marvel Studios)One thing we still don’t know about the film is just how much time has passed since the final moments of Infinity War and Endgame. According to some reports, it could be years. We’ve always subscribed to the thought that Endgame takes place a year later – more or less in real time with our world. There’s a nice extra-cinematic symmetry to that. But no matter how long the interval, it is clear Scott Lang’s (Paul Rudd) escape from the Quantum Realm will see him facing down the grim new reality without the Pym clan to explain it. Y know, since they all turned to ash in the Snap. The one featured shot of him in the new trailer sees him reacting to missing posters in the wake of the Snap; which means he will no doubt determine his family s survival before making his way to Avengers HQ. Some believe his ability to access the Quantum Realm will offer the Avengers a time travel portal, but in this scene, it is clear Scott has no ability to muck with time and must endure the pain of the Snap.But considering our next topic, Scott may join the Avengers sooner rather than later.Black Widow’s Going Back To Red(Photo by Marvel Studios)With all all the talk about time travel and the gap between the two films, it’s time to talk about Natasha Romanoff’s hair. That might seem silly, but the new trailer features Nat with a variety of styles, lengths and colors. And if anything marks the progression of time within the film, it is the return of the classic Black Widow look.But tracking that progression is not easy within the context of the second trailer. Going from Black Widow’s last appearance in it – when Thor meets Carol – her hair is short and blond as seen in Infinity War. In her first appearance in the trailer, in which she reconnects with Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) it seems to be longer, but still blond. Then, when Cap invokes the “not us” phrase from the Big Game ad, it’s clear she’s letting the blond grow out. When we see her again, suited up aboard a ship we presume is the Benatar, there are only a few streaks of blond remaining in her braided hair. During the hero walk, her hair is also predominate red, but we also see her with blond hair in the firing range sequence from the earlier trailers. Although, it does appear to be the length from the Clint Barton scene. Clearly, the film covers more time than we anticipated. Perhaps it covers the entire gap year and possibly more. It may also track the changes to the timeline should time travel come into play.Going back to Scott for a second, we noticed Nat’s hair is short in the Scott Lang stinger from the first trailer. If we assume her hair will be longer and red by the time the Avengers are ready for Thanos, Scott’s Quantum Realm exile following the Ant-Man and the Wasp stinger scene may not be that long at all. Perhaps his apparent mastery of the Quantum Realm will be a key part of the plan.Marvel went out of its way to hide Nat’s changing hairstyles until this trailer – we even suspect her key moment with Cap toward the end of the first trailer was altered to maintain her Infinity War hairstyle so giving it away now is rather telling.The Hero Walk Evolved(Photo by Marvel Studios)Also, while double-checking Black Widow’s appearances in the previous trailer and the Big Game ad, we noticed the hero walk featured in the new trailer and the TV ad actually appears in the first trailer as a completely empty Avengers HQ hangar bay. The addition of people across the first trailer, the Big Game Ad, and the second trailer feels as purposeful as revealing Nat’s hair color in the new trailer.The empty shot also occurs once more in this new preview. But in lieu of cutting to the profile shot of the group in the Big Game Ad, we see close-ups of the assembled Avengers in their coordinated uniforms. Cap leads the charge with Tony, Scott, Nebula (Karen Gillan), and Nat closely behind. Clint can also be seen alongside Rhodey; whose War Marchine armor has been painted to match the white-grey-red Avengers color scheme. In the Big Game version, the silhouettes include Cap, Scott, Nat (with the shorter hairstyle), Rocket (Bradley Cooper), Clint, Rhodey, and one completely mysterious shadow we’re going to assume is either Carol or Thor. Even though this scene keeps getting altered with each trailer, we’re going to assume this is nearly the full complement of heroes heading out into space to fight Thanos.(Photo by Marvel Studios)Of course, that leaves a few questions. For one, Bruce is notably absent from every version of the hero walk. Where is he? He could always be the mysterious shadow behind Rhodey. It is also possible Bruce’s arc needs to be obscured for reasons we will discover next month. Perhaps the heroes missing from the most recent version of the slo-mo walk are part of a frontal assault with a heavy-hitter team like Thor, Carol, and the Hulk, this is a possibility while the others go back in time to set up the tools necessary to undo the Snap.We also wonder why the team lacks for Wakandan representation. That nation definitely needs to repay Thanos for his “kindness,” and at least one capable Wakandan fighter survived the Snap. There’s still the question of Shuri’s (Letita Wright) survival following the Snap. She’s seen among the missing in a blink-and-you’ll-miss it moment from the first trailer. But considering all the alterations we discovered by just examining Black Widow’s hair, it is possible her very brief inclusion in the first trailer is there to obscure her Endgame situation; whether it be ascending to the throne or replacing Tony as the team’s tech wiz. And even if she did end up turning to dust, we hope the Avengers will extend an invitation to Okoye (Danai Gurira) to join them in the final conflict. Her face is on the new poster, after all.Avengers: Endgame opens everywhere on April 26.Like this? Subscribe to our newsletter and get more features, news, and guides in your inbox every week.
(Photo by 20th Century Fox Film Corp. / Courtesy: Everett Collection.)How and when did you decide to jump from acting to directing? Did you always know that was something you wanted to do?When I did Roswell, there weren t female directors. We had 61 episodes and we had one female director on the last episode. I didn t grow up seeing an image of a female director, so I never thought it was something that I could have. I definitely spent my time in editing during Roswell and asked a lot of questions and paid attention, but during my 20s, you just didn t see it.Then when I was on Life Unexpected they brought on a female director, Liz Allen, and it really kind of rocked my world. Through my relationship with her, she was like, You can do this. I started shadowing a lot after I got off Life Unexpected. That s where I was like, OK, this is something that I can do. By the time I did UnREAL, I came to them right away, and I was like, I have done my homework. I am prepared. I would really love an opportunity. I m really grateful to them that in the second season they gave me an episode to direct. I ended up doing four during the course of the series.What has your experience been like directing a show that you re also acting in, versus something like Roswell, New Mexico and Pretty Little Liars where you re not appearing on screen? The difference is that you re not really splitting your focus, but at the same time when you re directing and acting, it s pretty powerful. You know, you re really in it and you can really command the energy of a scene because your acting is putting that out. So, you can really craft how you want it to be.When you re not acting in it, when you re sitting back, you can take a breather and really see the scope of the piece. I think it s incredibly rewarding to work in this space. All this information that I ve learned and all of these tricks of the trade, of crafting an episode of performance and an episode of TV — to be able to push that information forward and share with these young actors and watch their performance blossom, it is so gratifying. It s a way of giving back in some ways, and I am just really relishing it.(Photo by Lewis Jacobs/The CW)It s mentorship from a totally different angle.Absolutely. You know, there are directors that come through your career that really give you these little nuggets that change the way you work. I try to give it as much as I can, because I want to have an impact in the few days that I m with them.Do you think that there will be an opportunity for you to appear on screen in Roswell, New Mexico?Carina MacKenzie — she s so talented — if she wants to figure out a way, I ll do it.Can you share anything else about your upcoming projects? Do you have any on-screen appearances planned?I did an episode of Law Order: SVU and Lucy Liu was directing it. That was really fun. I just did an episode of Drunk History that aired. But, quite honestly, following up Rachel Goldberg on UnREAL, there are big shoes to fill. I m just kind of taking a minute to find the right thing… because I really want to give it my all and find the next right character and the next right story.Roswell, New Mexico episode Songs About Texas airs Tuesday at 9 p.m. on The CWLike this? Subscribe to our newsletter and get more features, news, and guides in your inbox every week.
沙巴体育游戏 Anti-heroes are everywhere on TV these days – ever since Tony Soprano kicked off the trend, Don Draper continued it, and Walter White put it into hyperdrive, it seems a prestige drama can’t get a green light without a hard-to-love character at its center. While that is an exciting prospect for actors looking to play nuance with surprising-but-realistic turns, it can wear on a viewer. Crime, drugs, adultery, violence – it can become a bit much. Especially this week. With the real world doing everything it can to exhaust us, we put together a list of television shows that serve to buoy you up. These are optimistic, bright, and fun shows – binge-able series that will leave you with a guilt-free sugar high.Superstore 93%NBC, 4 seasonsSuperstore is a great example of how a show can sneak in social commentary, channeling it through vibrant-yet-realistic characters who are – most importantly! – consistently funny. Storylines about the lack of paid maternity leave are balanced with defiling food-court cups on Instagram feeds. Mark McKinney (The Kids in the Hall) leads the team at chain store Cloud 9, which includes familiar faces such as America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) and Ben Feldman (Silicon Valley, Mad Men). But the show has also put actors on our radar who could well be the future of comedy, such as Lauren Ash, Kaliko Kauahi, and Nico Santos, who killed it this summer in Crazy Rich Asians as the fashion-designer cousin-to-the-groom, Oliver T’sien.Bob's Burgers 91%Fox, 9 seasonsH. Jon Benjamin is the voice of Bob Belcher, who just wants to bring burgers to his customers without a side of antics from his hilarious and easily-distracted family. Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, and Kristen Schaal play his kids (Tina, Gene, and Louise), and John Roberts plays his wife, Linda. Aside from some amazing burger-name puns (Three Beets to the Wind, Edward James Olive-most), you can count on this show’s storylines to always bring out the best in the characters, eventually. Who knew health code violations could be so fun?Schitt's Creek 93%POP, Netflix, 4 seasonsPrior to losing their fortune to the Internal Revenue Service, the Rose family wouldn’t have won any congeniality contests – unless they paid for the trophy. Their humanity was lost in a sea of wigs, priceless jewels, and enormous family portraits. In their disgrace, though, they are forced to move to the town they purchased as a joke, namely Schitt’s Creek. Together, living in the local run-down motel, they rediscover their humanity…but keep the wigs. The show – full of snappy one-liners, scenery-chewing performances, and big dollops of heart – is something of a family production in real life: It was co-created by and stars Eugene Levy and his son Dan, and co-stars Eugene’s daughter Sara and his longtime collaborator, Catherine O’Hara.The Good Place 97%NBC, 3 seasons (season 3 airing now)Weighty themes – Death! Morality! The afterlife! — are given a bubbly, bright-colored treatment in The Good Place, a comedy that will have you thinking almost as hard as you’re laughing. When the show kicks off, Kristen Bell’s Eleanor has died, but her work is far from over. Without revealing too much, since the plot’s weekly twists and turns are a major source of the show’s pleasures, we’ll say that the supporting cast — ranging from veterans like Ted Danson to new-to-us faces like Manny Jacinto and Jameela Jamil – is what makes the show a must-see event (and great for a binge). Not only will you be wrapped up in the journey of the characters as they navigate their new lives (deaths?), but you’ll get refresher courses on some of the great thinkers’ theories on morality. Fun and Freud? Pizza and Plato? Enjoy.Queer Eye 93%Netflix, 2 seasonsWherever there are people, there are makeovers to be done. This Netflix reboot of the popular 2000s series focuses on the vulnerability of the makeover experience as our Fab Five 2.0 barges into unsuspecting folks homes to whip them into shape. Bobby Berk is on interiors, Karamo Brown does culture, Tan France assists with fashion (and the French tuck!), Antoni Porowski focuses on food (mostly avocado), and Jonathan Van Ness imparts his grooming knowledge. The series sneaks up on you: You’ll be spending most of your time soaking up the tips, but by the time each episode wraps, it’s likely you’ll be shedding a tear or two. A makeover for the soul.GLOW 92%Netflix, 2 seasonsThis fictional account of the origin of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (G.L.O.W.) hits you hard with fists of feeling, yet still manages to feel campy and fun – like the wrestling league itself. Episodes focus on family, friendship, gender politics, performance, and what happens when you feel like you’ve reached a dead end. It’s a tribute to the cast that it is mostly such a feel-good time. Alison Brie (Community) and Marc Maron (Maron) head up this talented ensemble whose underdog journey will have you cheering for the next bodyslam, piledriver, and warm hug.Outlander 89%Starz, 4 seasons (season 4 airing now)Like your escapism with a heavy side of steam? This is definitely the hottest show on the list. Adapted from a popular book series of the same name, this Ronald D. Moore-led hit has it all: time travel, kilts, espionage, and passionate romance. Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe) is a nurse in 1945 who suddenly ends up in a very different 1743, right in the middle of the Jacobite risings, and right alongside a handsome Highland warrior (Sam Heughan, who once performed an actual citizen s arrest…true hero). Her skills as a nurse – and the advantage of 200 years of scientific advances – are endlessly helpful to the Scots, but her abrupt appearance and lack of family make her a target as well. If anyone can handle it, though, it’s Claire.black-ish 92%ABC, 5 seasons (season 5 airing now)This fresh single-camera sitcom shows that there remains plenty of ground to cover on the tried-and-true TV-comedy topics of family, relationships, heritage, and generally just being a person on this planet. Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross head up the Johnson family, shepherding their kids through the world as they navigate everything from racism and political debates to teenage romances and bullying. One of the strongest elements of the show is that everyone is genuinely fallible, and the issues that often throw them off balance are ripped-from-the-headlines real. You’re bound to absorb a lesson or two while you laugh. Spinoff series Grown-ish is worth a binge, too, if you run out of eps.Jane The Virgin 100%CW, 4 seasonsFew prime-time soaps have the heart and charm of Jane the Virgin. If the original premise seems like something out of a telenovela – virgin Jane is accidentally artificially inseminated during a routine gynecological checkup – that’s because it was: Jane is loosely based on Venezuelan show Juana la Virgen. The transition from South America to Miami works brilliantly, largely thanks to creative writing and a committed cast. Gina Rodriguez is a standout as Jane, the young Venezuelan-American woman who’s chasing her dreams and learning how to roll with life’s (really weird) punches.Broad City 99%Comedy Central, 4 seasonsThis web series-cum-Comedy Central hit has become the comedy of a generation for certain city-dwelling Millennials. As best friends in the big city, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are officially one of the finest comedic duos, serving New York realness with a hilarious brand of feminism, self-deprecation, and truth. And weirdness – serious weirdness. Their constant descent into the absurd is a rare example of how our topsy-turvy world can still be satirized in strange, broad, and hilarious ways.Representative image credits: @ NBC, @ Netflix, @ ABC
很多玩家的差评都落实在“攻击未完成时不能闪避”，在我看来，某种意义上他们已经被当今的“动作手游”同化了。在那些游戏里，你想出什么招，就能出什么招；想什么时候出，就能什么时候出；想怎么出，就怎么出。决定你战斗力的，除了课金的程度，就只剩下手指的速度。 Few movie franchises maintain the level of perfection that Toy Story has. The first two installments of Pixar’s flagship film series have perfect scores on the Tomatometer. Toy Story 3, which was nominated for Best Picture, is close with 98%. Now Toy Story 4 is on its way to theaters, and initial reviews are pointing to another very high Tomatometer score (it s currently at 100%).Thanks to familiar friends, popular new additions, and another deep story involving the meaning of life, we’ll put to rest any complaints that Pixar is making too many sequels. If it’s the last of them, it ends on a great note, but if not, Toy Story can reach for the sky and go to infinity and beyond, as far as critics are concerned.Here’s what critics are saying about Toy Story 4:Did we really need another sequel after Toy Story 3?Part 3 ended so perfectly and succinctly that Part 4 could only disappoint. Except, the film doesn’t. Surprisingly, Toy Story 4 triumphs. Robert Daniels, 812filmreviewsToy Story 4 does an even better job than Toy Story 3 of managing mature themes while remaining kid-friendly. Karen Han, PolygonToy Story 4 proves to be a much more compelling conclusion, while still leaving the door open for future adventures. Molly Freeman, ScreenRantWhere the ending of Toy Story 3 simply deferred to the cycle of life, this finale ties a much stronger bow around the franchise by cutting to its core. David Ehrlich, IndieWireDirector Josh Cooley has delivered the movie Toy Story 3 should have been. Peter Debruge, VarietyToy Story 4 is an unnecessary franchise extension savvy enough for self-criticism. Darren Franich, Entertainment Weekly(Photo by Walt Disney Studios)Could this actually be the best Toy Story yet?The movie feels like more of an action-adventure tale than the previous movies, but with the same emotional tug that will make you go through a box of tissues while watching it. Jason Guerrasio, Business InsiderIn my mind, there’s no question Toy Story 4 is the weakest movie in the series. But it’s also the riskiest and the most pleasantly unpredictable. Matt Singer, ScreenCrushNot as good as the first three, but it also has a very different tone. Bob Chipman, Escapist MagazineHow does it differ from the others?Toy Story 4 breaks from the franchise s tradition, focusing more on newer toys. Molly Freeman, ScreenRantSomething feels a little different this time…. this movie starts — it starts! — with a suicidal toy and only gets stranger from there. Matt Singer, ScreenCrushHow does it fit into the Pixar canon overall?Toy Story 4 is the best Pixar sequel since Toy Story 2. Matt Goldberg, ColliderThis [is] the most fluid and enjoyably kinetic Pixar film since Ratatouille. David Ehrlich, IndieWireIt pushes Pixar into some of its most daring territory in years. Which, ironically, makes it feel like something of a throwback to the days when Pixar regularly surprised us with its originality and its sophistication. Angie Han, MashableSubpar Pixar… Pixar, like its former funder Apple, has conditioned audiences to expect more than a nice little movie. We want to be amazed. Johnny Oleksinski, New York Post