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Geek News for January 10th, 2019


Ever since the first trailer for Captain Marvel dropped, I’ve been holding my breath. Part of it was anticipation, part of it was trepidation. The trailer looked—well, let’s go with “good,” but it didn’t necessarily look “fun” or “exciting.” This happens often with Marvel films. The first trailer is the moody stakes-setter, while subsequent ones traffic more in excitement and witty banter. (The first Thor: Ragnaroktrailer was a notable outlier.) But the first Captain Marveltrailer played it too close to the vest, opting for ’90s nostalgia (a Blockbuster Video!) over big hero shots (maybe the CGI wasn’t done?), and the minimal dialog felt flat. Today, though, I’m no longer waiting to exhale.

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‘Star Trek’ Boss: Picard Leads “Radically Altered” Life in CBS All Access Series

Stan Lee Gets A Public Celebration At The Chinese Theatre Later This Month

he co-creator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, and many more died in November — but a newly announced tribute event gives fans a chance to celebrate Stan Lee’s life. “Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible & Uncanny Life of Stan Lee” is set for Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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