Tag: Marvel Cinematic Universe

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 […]

Jessica Jones Season 2: My Reaction to the First 3 Episodes

So, Jessica Jones, huh. It’s been a while. I know, I know. Jessica was just in The Defenders last year, but like some of the more disposable Marvel Studios movies The Defenders is a thing […]

Box Office: Black Panther & The Myth That Black Films Don’t Travel

Another February. Another black-led film breaking box office records. Last year, it was Jordan Peele’s Get Out; this year, it’s Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. At this point, we shouldn’t be surprised anymore. When underserved audiences […]

Let’s Talk About Black Panther’s Ending & Why It Is Such a Powerful Bit of Superhero Mythmaking

Black Panther just had one of the biggest opening weekends of all time. You’ve probably seen it by now. If you haven’t, you really should. It’s amazing. But let’s just dispense with any pretense of a […]

An Alternate Reading of the Venom Teaser Trailer

Just when you feel like you’ve had your fill of superhero movie trailers for a while, Sony comes along and drops a brand new one for Venom. Suck it, Avenger: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, and […]

The Creator of #BlackPantherChallenge Explains Why Representation Matters

Once upon a time, black audiences looking to see themselves in superhero movies had to settle for comedies like Blankman and The Meteor Man, Shaquille O’Neal in Steel, Halle Berry in X-Men, Michael Jai White […]