China Mulling Ban on Marvel Superhero Film ‘Shang-Chi’

In a possible massive blow to Disney and Marvel Studio’s coffers, Chinese officials are mulling the idea of banning from their theaters the new all-Asian superhero film, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Officials claim to be incensed because the story has its origins based on the 100-year-old Fu Manchu character.

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Nolte: My Trip to the Drive-In During a Pandemic — We Saw ‘Iron Man!’

I’ve written more than once about the handful of years — the first years of our marriage (1989 to 1993) — when my wife and I pretty much spent every summer Friday night at the drive-in movies. Those articles are filled with nostalgia and longing and sentiment and all the other emotions you feel as your past becomes the long past.

NITEROI, BRAZIL - JUNE 25: An employee delivers food to a moviegoer through the car window at a drive-in cinema at Caminho Niemeyer amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on June 25, 2020 in Niteroi, Brazil. The space has a capacity for up to 110 vehicles, and a 210 square meter …

‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’ Review: BuzzFeed Is Mocked as Fake News

The first half of Spider-Man: Far From Home is dreadful, like a spoof of the worst superhero movies ever, including those Marvel movies where cities are destroyed by CGI at the hands of stupid villain(s) — in this case, The Elementals — and we’re all supposed to believe this can happen because someone like Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) explains it all from an officious Command Center.

Zendaya and Tom Holland in Spider-Man: Far from Home (Disney, 2019)