Monthly Round-Up – July 2018

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Here’s a round-up of the blog posts you might have missed in July, handily grouped by the website on which they appeared.

SCREEN RANT
  • Thanos is currently the undisputed “big bad” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but that’s set to change next year with the release of Avengers 4 – here’s a short-list of villains who could (and definitely couldn’t) step in to fill the void left by the Mad Titan (click here)
  • More MCU fun! This time, we’re looking at all the ways those franchise-wide McGuffins the Infinity Stones don’t quite make sense (click here)
  • Even the best directors struggle to bring every planned movie moment to life – this is a rundown of the biggest scenes abandoned during production of some of cinema’s most iconic outings (click here)
  • Recasting movie characters is never easy; sometimes it’s downright impossible to do – and other times, it’s flat-out impossible not to! (click here)
  • Beating the last stage of a video game takes hard work – which is why the ending that follows can either make (or break) the whole experience (click here)
  • Plenty of films over the years would have benefited from plot twists that wound up being cancelled…and just as many were saved by that very same turn of events! (click here)
TASTE OF CINEMA
  • There are action scenes, and then there are action scenes – this ranked list singles out the most epic action set-pieces of all time (click here)
  • Whenever movie buffs talk about war movies, the same classic titles always seem to dominate the discussion; to help broaden your horizons, this list spotlights several of the genre’s overlooked gems (click here)
  • The story behind some films is often as good (if not better) than the film itself, as these outstanding “making of” documentaries prove! (click here)
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