Tag: marvel studios

Rebellious Teens (Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2015)

As with every sequel, things must get bigger and louder.  Unlike the first film, the danger really comes from within.  Tony is obsessed with changing the way things are done by building a peace keeping for that will put an end to the need…

I Will Avenge Thee (the Avengers, 2012)

The Avengers was the culmination of four years of effort on the part of Marvel Studios.  They worked to establish their interconnected Universe building up to this.  People were excited and the Marvel Machine had primarily seen success with their films leading up to this….

Comic Book Movies Are The End of Movies

I will be honest…I find this claim a bit dubious.  Not because there is zero truth to it.  But the headline lays the lack of staying power.  Hollywood has relied heavy on genre before and movies survived.  For one, westerns did not kill the…

Marvel (Studios) Vs DC (Warner Brothers)

So, there has been a fair amount of talk suggesting DC royally kicked Marvel’s butt at the San Diego Comic Con this years when it comes to the movie side of things.  There was this article specifically citing nine ways that DC owned Marvel…

Marvelous

So, I recently wrote about how some feared what the success of Deadpool meant for the future of comic book and superhero films.  And it looked like we were getting a glimpse of those fears being realized.  There was first the announcement that the…

It’s the Little Things (Ant-Man, 2015)

Ant-Man is the 12th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  It has been the source of multiple controversies.  It was not always meant to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, instead it was the pet project of Edgar Wright.  With Iron Man,…

Spider-Man Swings Past the Origin

The site Collider has a discussion with the writers (though, the actual interview occurred on the Andy Greenwald Podcast) of the rebooted Spider-Man franchise. Much talk has been given about Spider-Man’s second reboot and his entering the the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  The hype is…

Ava DuVernay Will Not Direct the Black Panther

I was hoping this one would come to be.  I really thought DuVernay’s Selma and felt that it would be good to bring some of that passion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In a talk with Essence Magazine, she confirmed she was not going…