Tag: Marvel Cinematic Universe

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 heist 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 […]

My Spoiler-Free First Impression of Avengers: Infinity War

There were lots of sounds emanating from the crowd throughout my sold-out IMAX screening of Avengers: Infinity War last night. Laughs. Gasps. Spontaneous applause. Audible weeping. All completely delightful to hear and entirely expected, of […]

Five Avengers: Infinity War Predictions, Based on the New Trailer

You’ve read the title of the article. No reason to beat around the bush with an intro. Here’s the trailer: In the interest of transparency, the last time I did one of these predictions articles […]

How Marvel Studios Picked Iron Man to Be Its First Self-Produced Movie

They asked a bunch of kids which superhero toy they’d most want to play with. There, I’ve given away the big reveal hinted at in the title of the post. But don’t you want to […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to Episodes 10-13

Too late in the season to avoid them now. So, spoilers below: Jessica Jones: Season 2 is about a great many things, It’s beyond obvious to say it’s all about family – Jess re-gaining and […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to Episodes 7-9

To this point, I’ve been trying to write these reactions in a somewhat spoiler-lite fashion. Netflix did, after all, drop the season closer to the middle of the week than the end. Maybe you’re waiting […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to Episodes 4-6

If you look back at Jessica Jones‘ first season and compare it to the second, it becomes clear that in Melissa Rosenberg’s superhero season playbook (which she’s adapted from the Daredevil playbook) you drop the […]