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5 Daredevil easter eggs even a blind superhero could spot

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Is there anything Marvel Studios can’t do right? Currently, Avengers: Age of Ultron is destroying the worldwide box office, and is expected to gross nearly two biiiiiiillion dollars before it’s through. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Marvel’s Agent Carter have just been renewed for new seasons. And the company’s second summer tentpole film, Ant-Man, is readying for its July 17 release, and it promises to be another high-concept, unexpected hit, much like last year’s mega-smash Guardians of the Galaxy. And then there’s Daredevil. The Man without Fear made his Netflix debut last month. His show was dark, thrilling, extremely violent—and it was magnificent. From Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock, the blind lawyer by day/vigilante by night, to Vincent D’Onofrio’s terrifying…

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Sin City returns in all its gory, film noir glory

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It would take a gumshoe with street smarts of Sam Spade, the insight of Philip Marlowe, and the cinematic magic of today’s top filmmakers to track down all the myriad ingredients that blended to produce Sin City. That 2005 film was the dark, ultra-violent collection of tales created by writer/illustrator/director Frank Miller and filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, whose latest entry in the franchise, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, hits theaters August 22. The first Sin City, based on  Miller’s collection of graphic novels, opened to critical and popular acclaim for its compelling stories as well as for its groundbreaking visual style. Sin City is black-and-white storytelling taken to a level never seen before in cinema history. While previous black-and-white…

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