X-Men: First Class

Open Thread: Have Superhero Movies Gone Cold?

The Green Lantern, the third of this summer’s four huge potential-tentpole superhero comic book adaptations, opened over the weekend with a total box office take of $52.6 million — a sum that pretty much every movie site that comments on such things has deemed “disappointing.” Of course, only in 2011 Hollywood can generating over $50 million in three days be deemed a downer, but there ya go. However, hard on the heels of X-Men: First Class’s similarly “disappointing” $55 million opening two weeks back, it begs the question: are moviegoers, at long last, growing tired of superhero movies? … Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds In Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we stood by powerless as Lady Gaga decapitated our respective childhoods with her My Little Pony heads necklace. We followed along as Slate’s Chris Wilson attempted to solve the real mystery lurking in the chapel where Dan Brown set The Da Vinci Code. We discovered what… Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we Oprah-fied ourselves. We were impressed by this selection of sloths that look like Justin Bieber. We fell in love with the vintage image of Faye Dunaway on this year’s Cannes Film Festival poster. We read about the apparently frequent phenomenon of people finding… Read More

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What’s On At Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds In Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we were mesmerized by Amy Sedaris’s new YouTube Channel. We got a look at the first image of the cast of X-Men: First Class and the first action shot from the new Spider-Man movie. We got a good chuckle out of one of the… Read More

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