Spider-Man: Far From Home doesn’t just put a period on Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it offers some tantalizing hints at the future. That meant, when we spoke to director Jon Watts and producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal about the film, we asked about those teases as well as a bunch of other things you may have been wondering after seeing the movie. Advertisement So, if you’ve seen Far From Home, we urge you to journey below the spoiler warning and see what the people who made the film have to say about its secrets. G/O Media may get a commission Save $150 Acer Chromebook 512 4GB Memory Buy for $129 at Best Buy What happens now that everyone knows Peter Parker is Spider-Man? The biggest hint as to what’s next for Peter Parker comes in the first end credits sequence when Mysterio, from the grave we assume (and probably via the drive Dr. Riva [Peter Billingsley] takes at the end of … [Read more...] about Spider-Man: Far From Home’s Filmmakers Answer Some of Your Biggest Burning Questions
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As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing dealer markups, purchasing a Toyota Corolla or a Subaru Advertisement First up, why do the automakers allow dealers to mark u “I’m in the market for a new Hyundai Kona EV and the dealers in California are putting $5,000 and even $10,000 markups on these! I can get a Tesla for that kind of money. Doesn’t Hyundai know this is bad for business? Why do the automakers let their dealers markup cars?” Our old . like when a Dodge Demon gets marked up to $175,000 . G/O Media may get a commission Energizer Max AA & AAA Batteries (100-Pack) Buy for $45 at MorningSave The answer is simple— While I understand the frustration, what people need to keep in mind is that markups happen because there are some people that are … [Read more...] about Why Do Car Companies Let Hefty Dealer Markups Happen?
In addition to being one of the best shows on TV, The Good Place is a dense knot of running jokes, visual humor, references to dense philosophy tomes, and breadcrumbs for later episodes. In order to help you keep it all straight, The A.V. Club will be annotating the show’s third season. Catch something that we didn’t? Email us at [email protected] . Advertisement Read our recap of “ Jeremy Bearimy ” But first, let’s hear from you, the readers Caitlin Boon and Tom Melly emailed to point out the thematic fit of Eleanor’s summarized reading material in “ The Snowplow ”: An oft-cited precedent to The Good Place , No Exit is about three damned souls whose eternal punishment is one another. Rachel Anderson caught the latest chapter in the Morgan Sackett political saga on the superboard: “The first article in the Local News section of the Superboard is “Rep. Sackett indicted on 231 counts of fraud.” The … [Read more...] about The Good Place, annotated: “Jeremy Bearimy”
On the UK set of Spider-Man: Far From Home last summer, one question was on the minds of press: How does Peter Parker’s next solo adventure deal with the cataclysmic events of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame ? We didn’t get to find out, obviously. But we did learn how a different scale for Jon Watts’ Homecoming followup will bring Peter back down to street level—even as he goes on the road trip of a lifetime. Fans who have already dashed to the box office to see how Avengers: Endgame would bring the 11 years (so far) of the Marvel Cinematic Universe adventures together know a couple of major things will impact Peter Parker coming into his next solo movie. Advertisement Firstly, Peter Parker is back—and so are his friends and family —after the events of Infinity War saw him and untold others snapped away in Thanos’ culling of the universe. Secondly, Peter’s mentor Tony Stark is now gone, having paid the ultimate price to defeat Thanos once … [Read more...] about How Spider-Man: Far From Home Brings Peter Parker Back Down to Earth
Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything”—a sort of Meet The Press where the “press” is unusually interested in your penis—is slowly becoming an obligatory stop on the standard press junket, having scored successful, albeit some-more-candid-than-others interviews with people like Louis C.K. and Giancarlo Esposito . But as evidenced by Friday’s AMA session with Woody Harrelson , not everyone’s publicist is familiar with the literal definition of “anything,” which is how Harrelson ended up being frustrated in his attempts to promote his new movie Rampart by people who, unpredictably, would have preferred that he talk about other things, specifically anything but Rampart . That insistence on hewing so closely to the meanings of words can be summed up in this query from user AndyRooney (probably not his real name), which was the first question Harrelson fielded: I swear this is a true story. I went to a high school in LA and you crashed our prom after party (Universal Hilton). … [Read more...] about Woody Harrelson lets the Internet ask him anything (about the movie he’s specifically there to plug)