Tag: Marvel Cinematic Universe

What Happens to Guardians of the Galaxy Now?

Will Marvel stick to that 2020 release window? However you feel about it, the following is undoubtedly true: James Gunn is out. In the wake of his old tweets, Disney and Marvel Studios have severed […]

Whataboutism & James Gunn

To Roseanne’s defenders, she made a bad joke about a woman she genuinely believed to be white instead of African-American; to James Gunn’s, he used to be a shock-jock figure on the internet with a […]

The Human Cost of Our X-Men-Avengers Crossover Dreams

Comcast, either out of fear over potential regulatory hurdles or simply because their CEO was always just in this to stick it to Bob Iger, has waved the corporate white flag of surrender and allowed […]

Marvel Studios Year in Review: 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp has yet to roll out to several major countries and thus faces an uncertain financial future, but those of us in the U.S. and elsewhere have now seen everything Marvel Studios […]

Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Post-Ant-Man and the Wasp

After the release of Thor: Ragnarok last year, I put forth my first ranking of every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s time for an update now that Marvel’s busy 2018 is nearing its end.  […]

My Spoiler-Free Breakdown of Ant-Man and the Wasp, For Those of You Who Have to Wait to See It

Thanks to the World Cup, around half of the world has to wait another month to see Ant-Man and the Wasp. Not so much for those of us here in the States. So, yeah, I […]

Tell Me How to Feel About Ant-Man and the Wasp’s Low Box Office Tracking

Everything about Ant-Man is small, at least by Marvel Cinematic Universe standards. That goes for the budget ($130m), box office ($180m domestic/$519m worldwide), stakes (it’s a family friendly heist film about orchestrating a break-in to […]

16 Burning Infinity War Questions, Answered By the Directors

Infinity Wars spoilers below. Duh. Wow. Just…wow. That didn’t go the way I expected. After all, who really could have seen Infinity War’s climactic group sing-a-long of “Aquarius” coming? I sure didn’t. Oh, and that Chris […]

Why Are Fans Okay with Avengers: Infinity War But Not Star Wars: The Last Jedi?

Last Jedi and Infinity War spoilers ahead. Last year, when Star Wars: The Last Jedi instantly turned into one of the most divisive blockbusters of all time a popular theory emerged that much of the […]

13 Questions I Had After Avengers: Infinity War (Spoilers)

This post contains Avengers: Infinity War spoilers. We’ve spent months debating and theorizing over who would die in Infinity War. Turns out, the better question would have been to ask who lives because this time […]