Tag: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Box Office Ruh-Oh?: Spider-Man: Homecoming On Pace To Be Just as Front-Loaded as Amazing Spider-Man 2 & Spider-Man 3

This weekend’s box office was supposed to be the heavyweight match between Spider-Man: Homecoming and War of the Planet of the Apes, with the latter serving as the underdog in this scenario. Could War, even with […]

Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming is the most purely entertaining Spider-Man movie I’ve ever seen. It also might be the most weightless.

I laughed a lot at Spider-Man: Homecoming and was thoroughly entertained from beginning to end, but was left thinking nothing happening on screen really mattered. There are no real long-lasting consequences to anything anyone does, […]

The Pros and Cons of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – A Spoiler-Lite Review

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A sequel to a surprise hit tries its best to recreate everything everyone loved about the original but finds just how difficult it is to catch lightning […]

Agents of SHIELD Don’t Get No Respect

We might be nearing the end of the line for Agents of SHIELD, the increasingly ratings challenged Marvel appendage which only figured out what it wanted to be long after the casual fans bolted. Should […]

Trailer: Iron Fist Looks Like a Worthy Stopgap While We Await The Defenders

What began as the dream of a Marvel executive who kept watching The Avengers and thinking up all the TV show possibilities set in that same universe has almost become a reality. The Defenders, Netflix’s […]

Worldwide Box Office: Doctor Strange On Pace to Become Marvel’s Biggest Non-Robert Downey Jr. Hit

All cards on the table: I didn’t actually set out to write this article. Oh, Doctor Strange, the 14th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is making a lot of money? Fantastic, but what else […]

Doctor Strange Film Review Or How Comic Book Movie Fatigue Finally Caught Up To Me

Doctor Strange is somehow simultaneously unlike anything I’ve ever seen before and exactly the same as countless movies I’ve already seen. At times, it feels like one of the finest (or at least boldest) films […]

Suicide Squad Box Office: Looking at the 2nd Weekend Drops for the DCEU Around the World

DC movie. Massive hype. Record-high opening in the US/Canada. Record-big second weekend drop. Sadness. Frustration. Anger. Blah, blah, blah… Been there, done that. First it was Batman v Superman (-69%). Now it’s Suicide Squad (-67%). […]

The Two Days that Defined the Current State of WB’s DC Extended Universe & Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe

The fate of the superhero movie universe is largely being decided by two Kevin’s, and the wildly differing approaches they took back on two separate October 2014 days tells us a lot about where their […]

How Captain America: Civil War Set Off a Civil War Within Marvel

Chris Evans and Robert Downey, Jr. stormed the stage of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on October 28, 2014 as conquering kings. In front of 600 fans and assorted journalists, Kevin Feige had just […]