Tag: marvel cinematic universe

Tangled Webs (Spider-Man: Far From Home, 2019)

After the massive epic that was Avengers Endgame, a smaller story to actually close stuff off may seem like an odd choice. And yet?  Well, it may have been what was needed. Bringing back director Jon Watts and the cast of Homecoming, we get… Continue Reading “Tangled Webs (Spider-Man: Far From Home, 2019)”

Xed Out (Commentary)

So, it turns out that the Marvel plans to recast all the X-Men when they do finally bring the X-Men into the Marvel Cinematic Universe they will be recasting the team. All New, all different. Well, except Deadpool. Marvel is not stupid. This should… Continue Reading “Xed Out (Commentary)”

Higher, Further, Faster (Captain Marvel, 2019)

Set in the 1995, Vers is a Kree warrior.  She struggles with no memory of her life past six years.  The Kree are in a war with the shape shifting Skrulls. Vers and a few Skrulls end up on earth, and Vers is in… Continue Reading “Higher, Further, Faster (Captain Marvel, 2019)”

Is it the End of an Era?

Manic Monday (Venom, 2018)

Before Sony worked out a deal with Marvel Studios to bring Peter Parker into the MCU, they had planned a Spider-Man Cinematic Universe. This included a Sinister Six film, Black Cat and Venom. But the Marvel Deal does not include any of those ideas…and… Continue Reading “Manic Monday (Venom, 2018)”

The Never Ending Story (Avengers: Infinity War, 2018)

In 2008 Marvel began their ambitious plan of creating a cinematic version of their comic book universe. The lead up to the Avengers seemed like a giant mountain to climb…and it paid off for Marvel. And over and over, Marvel saw themselves succeed.  And… Continue Reading “The Never Ending Story (Avengers: Infinity War, 2018)”

The Past, Present & Future of the DC Cinematic Universe

So, after giving it a lot of thought, I have decided to jump into the world of video blogging. The video blogs will not be straight up reviews.  Instead they will be more analysis.  I will be using them to explore things going on… Continue Reading “The Past, Present & Future of the DC Cinematic Universe”

It’s Good to Be King (Black Panther, 2017)

Created by comic book icons Jack ‘the King’ Kirby and Stan Lee, Black Panther has seemed like a character Marvel wants to really make active…but struggles to figure out how to make him work best.  Initially being a guest star in the pages of… Continue Reading “It’s Good to Be King (Black Panther, 2017)”

And Starring Jeff Goldblum as Jeff Goldblum (Thor: Ragnarok, 2017)

Thor has been a fun character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He is cheerful, boisterous and powerful.  He is also boastful and over confident. This drove his first film, while the second film seemed a bit aimless. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor had… Continue Reading “And Starring Jeff Goldblum as Jeff Goldblum (Thor: Ragnarok, 2017)”

Swing High (Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2017)

Spider-Man has the distinction of having been rebooted three times in the last fifteen years.  Both the Raimi Films and the Marc Webb films have good points.  Raimi’s Spider-Man 2 is a high point for super-hero themed films.  But they also never quite fully… Continue Reading “Swing High (Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2017)”