Archive | marvel cinematic universe

The Parents’ Essential Guide to Marvel Movies

I don’t know if you’ve heard about this underground trend, but apparently, movies about superheroes from the Marvel universe have become very popular. So many of these features have been released that parents with jobs/lives often can’t keep the 18 movies (as I write) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe* straight.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Introducing the Marvel Curriculum: A look at film history via the MCU

One of the biggest criticisms leveled against the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that the films are too similar—that they, for example, too frequently end with the hero battling some (usually) forgettable supervillain or army in an orgy of CGI destruction. There’s some validity to this, but it overlooks how varied these…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading

Marvel takes a break with the zippy Ant-Man And The Wasp

Blessed with the wackiest superpowers and least essential backstory in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), a.k.a. Ant-Man, has become the little guy of the blockbuster franchise, the closest equivalent to an everydude in this world of supersoldiers, geniuses, aliens, and kings. While other…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

The New Ant-Man and the Wasp Trailer Is the Perfect Infinity War Antidote

Still reeling over Avengers: Infinity War? If so, Marvel has just released the trailer for the next movie in their Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man and the Wasp. Filled with plenty of energy and comedy, it’s sure to remind you of just how fun these movies can be.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

The Next Spider-Man Film Will Be the Civil War of Marvel’s Phase Four

The only film that currently has a release date after 2019's mysterious fourth Avengers movie is the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming. And, according to producer Kevin Feige, it was planned that way so Spider-Man could kick off the new incarnation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

Continue Reading

Here’s What We Think James Gunn Wants to Retcon in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Guardians of the Galaxy auteur James Gunn is busy writing the third installment in his hit Marvel series, but he’s running into a bit of a roadblock. He’s thinking about retconning an established part of his universe for the next film. We’re pretty sure we know what he wants to change—and while it wouldn’t destroy…Read […]

Continue Reading

Postal Apocalypse: Special Mostly Wonder Woman Edition

Bonjour, my beloved bubble-wrapped envelopes. Shockingly, the advent of the first good, feminist superhero movie inspired a lot of questions this week. Go figure! Plus: Should you wear Marvel merchandise with the Hydra logo? What should the next Matrix movies be about? And did I mention Wonder Woman?Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

Continue Reading

Chris Pratt Had a Very Bad Idea for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Nostalgia is a huge part of the charm in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. There’s the classic pop music, of course, but also the reverence Chris Pratt’s character Peter Quill, a.k.a. Star-Lord, has for the pop culture of his childhood, things the character loved before he was snatched off Earth. This posed a problem…Read more… […]

Continue Reading