Tag: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Depressing Thought: Directing a Marvel Movie Does Little For Your Career

-Who the hell do you think are? We’re the guys who made two Captain America movies! -And that’s supposed to matter to us, um, why? That’s roughly how Joe and Anthony Russo’s proposed partnership with […]

Ragnarok, Guardians, Homecoming & Marvel’s New Approach to Romance & Sex

Ragnarok spoilers below. I did a really lazy thing the other day. While talking to my brother about whether Thor: Ragnarok has any female characters my 5-year-old niece might like I casually referred to Tessa […]

An Updated Ranking of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Post-Ragnarok

With Thor: Ragnarok finally in theaters we’ve officially reached the end of one of the biggest years in Marvel Studios history. This year was the first year that Marvel put out three new movies, and […]

Thor: Ragnarok Doesn’t Quite Pull Off Its Attempted Guardians of the Galaxy Make-Over, But It’s Fun Watching It Try

Thor: Ragnarok left me with the overwhelming urge to re-watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. What does James Gunn get about how to make one of these movies that Taika Waititi doesn’t, I wondered. Because […]

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 […]