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The Sound Of Music Muted

How “Mute By Default” Social Media Videos Affect Our Viewing Experience

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In one of the great paradoxes of cinema history, thanks to social media apps, we’ve returned to silent cinema.

What If Character Design Interview

‘What If…?’ Pushed Marvel’s Design Team Into Its Most Daring Arena

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We chat with Ryan Meinerding, the Creative Director of Visual Development at Marvel Studios, about knowing when to ditch legacy for story.

Wild Indian Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr Interivew

‘Wild Indian’ Took Years to Write But Only 17 Days to Shoot

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We chat with filmmaker Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr. about his first feature and how years of creative thought ultimately paid off.

Shang Chi

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ Breaks Box Office Records in a Huge Win for Asian Representation

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We break down the opening weekend attendance for Marvel’s latest superhero movie and look at where and why it’s such a success.

Shang Chi Simu Liu

Watch ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,’ Then Watch These Movies

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We recommend 13 movies to watch if you like the twenty-fifth entry of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Shang Chi Ending Explained

The Ending of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ Explained

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The climactic CGI battle is typical Marvel fare, but it suggests a future CGI battle that should be anything but typical.