<p>Scarlett Johansson in Jonathan Glazer&#39;s &quot;Under the Skin.&quot;</p>

Scarlett Johansson in Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin."

Credit: A24 Films

Did Scarlett Johansson really walk around Scotland unnoticed filming 'Under the Skin?'

A must-read Q&A for any fan of the modern masterpiece

"Under the Skin" finally arrived in theaters this past weekend and, happily for moviegoers, A24 Films were rewarded for their gutsy acquisition of Jonathan Glazer's transcendent film. "Skin" grossed $140,000, or $35,000 per screen in just four theaters, in New York and Los Angeles. It's the second-highest limited per-screen of the year after "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and quite impressive considering A24 did it almost completely via old-fashioned publicity and word of mouth.

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Anthony Mackie says Marvel finally got Falcon's origin right in 'The Winter Soldier'
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Anthony Mackie says Marvel finally got Falcon's origin right in 'The Winter Soldier'

When will we see The Falcon again?

Before he ever started filming "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," Anthony Mackie made it clear he was ecstatic about portraying Sam Wilson, aka The Falcon on the big screen.  Unlike some of his increasingly wary co-stars, the "Hurt Locker" star was still on cloud nine about being part of the Marvel Universe when we spoke about the movie a few weeks ago.  And why shouldn't  he be?  Directors Anthony and Joe Russo, along with screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, have fashioned an origin story that's infinitely superior to the Falcon's comic book beginnings. Something, Wilson noted, the company has been trying to fix for decades.

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How did 'Community' and 'Arrested Development' get the Russos to 'Captain America 2'?
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How did 'Community' and 'Arrested Development' get the Russos to 'Captain America 2'?

Kevin Feige and the Russos talk 'Winter Soldier' and Marvel world building

When you look back at it, Marvel Studios has almost always taken the unconventional route when it comes to picking the directors for their movies. When most Hollywood studios would select the proven blockbuster director, indie darling or recent Oscar nominee looking for a payday Marvel has always gone in a different, um, direction.

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Pros and Cons: Does Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow deserve her own movie?

Pros and Cons: Does Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow deserve her own movie?

The answer is not as easy as you'd think

Marvel Studios knew they had something on their hands the minute the internet went wild over photos of Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow before "Iron Man 2" hit theaters.  Over the past few years Widow has been a mainstay with a prominent role as a member of "The Avengers" and, now, co-starring alongside the Super Soldier in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." 

After the Russo brothers' thriller hits theaters, many fans will have even more questions about Natasha Romanoff's past and where she's headed next. Moreover, while the question has been raised before, you'll start hearing a lot more moviegoers asking "Why doesn't Black Widow have her own movie?"  It's an excellent question.  The answer, unfortunately, may be more complicated than you think.

That being said, check out these pros and cons over the Black Widow's big screen future in the story gallery embedded in this post.

Agree? Disagree? Share your thoughts below.

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Samuel L. Jackson on Nick Fury's future after 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

Samuel L. Jackson on Nick Fury's future after 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

Plus: How much does Marvel tell him?

If you've read any of the reviews of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" you probably realize that this isn't your typical Marvel Studios superhero flick.  Well, you're not alone.  Samuel L. Jackson, who sat down to chat with HitFix about "Winter Soldier" a few weeks ago, received a pleasant surprise when the script for the movie came across his desk.

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<p>Frankie Knuckles Way in Chicago.</p>

Frankie Knuckles Way in Chicago.

Frankie Knuckles, the Godfather of House Music, passes away at 59

There will never be another

An American music pioneer died yesterday.  Chances are you never heard of him.  His name was Frankie Knuckles and he was the Godfather of House Music.  

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Best and Worst of 'Noah'

Best and Worst of 'Noah'

What worked and what didn't

Darren Aronofsky's highly anticipated epic "Noah" got off to a thunderous start over the weekend taking in $43.7 million at the box office. While critics gave the "it's sort of the biblical story it's sort of not" flick mostly positive reviews, Cinemascore says moviegoers gave it just a C.  Considering how even an average movie will earn an A in Cinemascore's system that's not a great sign for the film's future prospects. 

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<p>Morgan Freeman and Johnny Depp introduce a preview of &quot;Transcendence&quot; at Warner Bros.&#39; panel at CinemaCon 2014.</p>

Morgan Freeman and Johnny Depp introduce a preview of "Transcendence" at Warner Bros.' panel at CinemaCon 2014.

Credit: Warner Bros.

'Godzilla,' 'Jupiter Ascending' and 'Horrible Bosses 2' win WB's CinemaCon sneak

Plus: A short preview of "The Hobbit: There and Back Again'

LAS VEGAS - Disney had the cache of Marvel and Pixar.  20th Century Fox might brought the showmanship and, arguably, the best slate of movies.  Warner Bros., who was the last studio to present to the nation's theater owners Thursday afternoon, brought the star power.

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<p>Ben Affleck in David Fincher&#39;s &quot;Gone Girl.&quot;</p>

Ben Affleck in David Fincher's "Gone Girl."

Credit: 20th Century Fox

First footage of 'Secret Service' and David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' highlight Fox's CinemaCon

Plus: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' looks very intense

LAS VEGAS - 20th Century Fox's presentation of the studio's upcoming slate to the nation's theater owners kicked off with a live performance of the song "Rio Rio" from "Rio 2," but it was the movies themselves that had the most impact.

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<p>Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore in a scene from Bryan Singer&#39;s &quot;X-Men: Days of Future Past.&quot;</p>

Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore in a scene from Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past."

Credit: 20th Century Fox

First 10 minutes of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' features lots of death

Or does it?

LAS VEGAS - 20th Century Fox brought some showmanship to CinemaCon today as the company's presentation to the nation's theater owners kicked off with a musical performance by Ester Dean and B.o.B of the song "Rio Rio" from "Rio 2." And hey, who doesn't want to see Vegas showgirls doing the samba at 10 AM in the morning?  That's a major wake up call.

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