Things We Saw Today: Battle of the Five Armies Has 2 Minutes of Film Per Page of Source Material

And about 10 minutes per named dwarf character.


Five Thirty Eight’s Walt Hickey crunched the numbers on film adaptations and finds that The Battle of the Five Armies is something of an outlier in long films based on short source material. (via Five Thirty Eight)

  • Emily Blunt talks about superheroes, Into the Woods, and saving Meryl Streep’s life. (via Vulture)
  • These people fly/are freaked out by a brain-controlled drone. The future is a dangerous, hilarious place. (via Viral Viral Videos)


Oh my gosh some heroes have created miniaturized movie vehicles out of LEGO. Like, more miniaturized. You know what I mean. (via io9)


io9 collects fan-made redesigns of Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman costume, and this one on the right is my favorite.

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