SPIDER-MAN: Far From Home is just months away from hitting the big screen and Disney have revealed the first look at Marvel's favourite web-crawler. Peter Parker perished at the hands of Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War so the first teaser trailer had fans asking a lot of questions about his fate so let's dive in with the full breakdown of what we have learnt... 1. Aunt May is happy Peter is Spider-Man Spider-Man: Homecoming ended with Aunt May walking in on Peter Parker and discovering his secret identity. Earlier in the film, Peter had revealed to Tony Stark that he'd decided to keep the news from her because he feared she'd freak out. Yet it seems in the sequel, the MCU version of Aunt May continues to differ with her older comic-book counterpart as Marisa Tomei's version is seen introducing Spider-Man at a charity event. She also implores her nephew to take his suit on his vacation and is later shown to have packed it despite Peter claiming that … [Read more...] about Spider-Man: Far From Home – trailer breakdown, theories and easter eggs for the Marvel film?
Easter eggs in movies
Disney's sequel to Mary Poppins is in cinemas - and it's full of Easter eggs. The visual and musical allusions to the 1964 movie were added by director Rob Marshall and songwriters Marc Haiman and Scott Wittman to pay homage to the original. If you've seen the trailer you will have probably already spotted some of the nods to the first movie including Mary's win in the mirror. But there are even subtler Easter eggs hiding in the film. Lin-Manuel Miranda has spoken about a musical Easter egg that he only clocked after the movie was finished. Mary Poppins Returns is a feast for the eyes, even without the references, but here a few to keep your beady eyes out for. We'll add more as you flag them - so let us know if you spot any Mary Poppins Returns Easter eggs the comments below. 1. Very first line Mary’s first line to the Banks children is: “Close your mouth please, Michael – we are still not a cod fish”. For fans of the first movie it'll sound familiar, … [Read more...] about All the Mary Poppins Returns Easter eggs
This year has seen a whole host of new movies - the good, the bad and the ugly. It's been an even better year for the box office, with two films landing straight in the top ten highest grossing films of all time - both from Marvel. China has also had an even bigger impact on the box office, showing it's not just a Hollywood game anymore. Fantastic Beasts 2 just missed out on making the top ten, while Solo: A Star Wars Story made it into the top 20, but didn't really punch as hard as it should have given its huge budget. The year isn't over just yet, but we've rounded up the highest-grossing movies of 2018. There are a few surprises, few obvious entries and a few disappointing missing movies. This is where things stand as we head into 2019. 1. Avengers Infinity War Production Budget: $300 million Global Box Office: $2.04 billion Avengers Infinity War part one came with a hefty price tag, but it actually isn't the most expensive movie ever made. The blockbuster stormed the box office, … [Read more...] about Highest-grossing movies of 2018
Since its release Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’ music video has taken the world by storm. Upload to YouTube on November, the five-minute ‘masterpiece’ garnered a record 55 million views in its first 24 hours and today, has a view count of over 102 million. For those of you who haven't seen it, where have you been?The highly anticipated video pays homage to four teen movies; Mean Girls, Bring It on, 13 Going on 30 and Legally Blonde. It features cameos by “Mean Girls” actors Jonathan Bennett and and Stefanie Drummond — with Kris Jenner as the dancing/camcorder-brandishing mom. It also includes appearances by YouTube stars such as Colleen Ballinger and Gabi DeMartino, Jennifer Coolidge and singer Troye Sivan. In your first watch, you’ll spot a plenty of nods to Ariana’s personal life being compared to a rom-com but as we press play for the 100th time, we’ve spotted a few Easter eggs that may have skipped even the trained … [Read more...] about Ariana’s nod to Pete Davidson’s anatomy and other Easter eggs found in ‘thank u, next’ music video
Search giant Google is celebrating its own 20th birthday today with a trademark Doodle. Replacing its logo with an occasional animation paying tribute to eminent figures from the worlds of science, the arts and history on their anniversaries is just one of the ways in which the site’s programmers can express themselves. Their quirky sense of humour is actually embedded within the software's DNA. If you type the word ”askew” into its search box, for instance, the results will appear tilted at an extreme angle. If you tell Google to “do a barrel roll”, the whole page will spin clockwise at 90 degrees before juddering to a stop. If you search for “the answer to life the universe and everything”, you’ll be presented with Google’s calculator displaying the number 42, an in-joke alluding to Douglas Adams’ cult science fiction series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1978). Google is full of these neat little … [Read more...] about Google’s best Easter eggs from barrel roles to the meaning of life, the universe and everything