Tag: Marvel Studios

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 […]

What Pop Culture Was Like the Year the Marvel Cinematic Universe Started

2008 was a monumental year in human history. The American economy almost fell apart, threatening to take down the rest of the world with it. Barack Obama became the first black President of the United […]

They Shoot Old Superhero Movie Actors, Don’t They?

So, Chris Evans is retiring from his role as Captain America, the steady gig which has ensured him an appearance in at least one Marvel Studios film a year since 2011. Well, maybe. Kind of. […]

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 […]

Releasing Infinity War a Week Earlier Breaks from Decades of Tradition. Here’s Why Marvel’s Doing It.

So, Avengers: Infinity War is coming out a week earlier domestically. Huh. Can’t say I saw that coming, but it’s not exactly shocking: Marvel Studios (and the rest of Hollywood, really) usually releases its live-action […]

Black Panther Used to Have a Cape & Other Insights From a New Infographic

“I used to go to a comic shop right next to my elementary school in between basketball practice and track practice. We would go there and hang out. I remember one day, I asked the […]

A Paul Rudd Kind of Day: Ant-Man and the Wasp & Mute Trailers

Who doesn’t love Paul Rudd? Well, apparently this Facebook group doesn’t, but I’m assuming they’re doing a parody because, really, how can you hate Paul Rudd? So, why not start off your day with a […]

Now That Fox Made Its Own Unofficial Black Widow Movie Marvel’s Making an Official One

This was me on Twitter a couple of days ago: #RedSparrow trailer reaction: Did Marvel Studios totally shit the bed on this one? Because someone else moved in and made their own Black Widow movie […]

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 […]

Disney’s Attempted Purchase of 2st Century Fox Film & TV, As Explained By a Comics Nerd

Basically, The Avengers and X-Men would finally get to hang out. The above takeaway is all you might want to know about CNBC’s bombshell? stunning? overblown? report that Disney recently spoke to 21st Century Fox […]