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The living and the dusted: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ character posters, synopsis, runtime revealed

By Yahoo Entertainment Staff | Yahoo Movies

Black Widow, Nebula and Tony Stark march toward a frightening fate in Avengers: Endgame. (Photo: Marvel Studios)

Marvel promises a “grand conclusion” as “the remaining Avengers take one final stand.”

The one-month countdown to Avengers: Endgame is on, and Disney continues to tantalize us with drips and drabs about the film that brings to a close the first three phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that began with 2008’s Iron Man.… Read Full Article

Blood Brothers: Palestinians and Jews Share Genetic Roots

Jews break down into three genetic groups, all of which have Middle Eastern origins – which are shared with the Palestinians and Druze.

By Josie Glausiusz  (HAARETZ)

Confronted by the violence sweeping over Israel, it can be easy to overlook the things that Jews and Palestinians share: a deep attachment to the same sliver of contested land, a shared appetite for hummus, a common tradition of descent from the patriarch Abraham, and, as scientific research shows – a common genetic ancestry, as well.… Read Full Article

How Did the Tesseract End Up With [Redacted] in ‘Captain Marvel’?

You might be confused as to why a certain Infinity Stone popped up in a surprising place during the events of “Captain Marvel”

By Umberto Gonzalez and Phil Owen (The Wrap)

(There are some major spoilers ahead for “Captain Marvel”)

“Captain Marvel” may not have provided all that much in the way of backstory setup for “Avengers: Endgame” — which is mildly disappointing given how close were are to that climax of this first stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.… Read Full Article

The Path to the X-Men Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Got a Lot Clearer

By Eliana Dockterman (Time)

Disney could incorporate Wolverine and the Fantastic Four into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or reboot the franchises entirely.

In the Marvel comic books, the X-Men and Avengers are longtime allies and occasional foes. But for two-and-a-half decades the two groups of superheroes haven’t been allowed to share the big screen.… Read Full Article

‘Captain Marvel’: So Where Did Carol Go for 25 Years Before ‘Avengers: Endgame’?

“Captain Marvel” is set in 1995, and doesn’t give us much to go on when it comes to the question of why Carol Danvers has been out of the picture in the MCU

By Phil Owen (The Wrap)

Marvel Studios

(Spoilers ahead for the ending of “Captain Marvel”)

With “Captain Marvel” and “Avengers: Endgame” being placed on the schedule so close together — and in general with it being placed between “Infinity War” and “Endgame” — we naturally had a bunch of questions about how “Captain Marvel” would figure into this ongoing epic “Avengers” story.… Read Full Article