How does Gal Gadot describe the first time she put on the Wonder Woman outfit? Which Marvel characters does Dave Bautista want to have the Guardians of the Galaxy meet in the Marvel cinematic universe? When is Captain America: Civil War coming to Netflix? Who does Kevin Smith think should direct The Flash? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Even if you’re not the biggest fan of superhero movies, you can’t deny that Marvel Studios has executed their plan to build a cinematic universe containing their comic book characters rather skillfully. Every single movie they release is a hit, even if some of them aren’t critically received very well.
But no matter how good each Marvel Studios movie is, they each have their problems, and many of them share some common issues such as weak villains and non-important female characters existing only assist the major male superheroes. But a new video essay calls attention to what the creator sees as another problem shared by most Marvel movies: they look ugly.
Find out why they think Marvel movies look ugly after the jump. Read More »
It’s getting to the point that almost every good actor out there has some kind of role in the Marvel cinematic universe. Thankfully, they can’t all be in every single movie in the Marvel franchise, so they get a break for a couple years at a time. But with The Avengers: Infinity War coming up, pretty much the entire roster of Marvel’s surviving characters will be utilized in some capacity, and while that doesn’t appear to be a problem for most of the cast members involved, it could create an issue for one member of The Avengers.
In a recent interview to promote Arrival (a movie that you simply must see as soon as possible), co-star Jeremy Renner revealed that the shooting schedule for The Avengers: Infinity War might keep him from reprising his role as agent William Brandt in the Mission: Impossible franchise. Read More »
Why did Doctor Strange wear an eye patch at one point in a Marvel Comics story arc? Is Ron Perlman seriously announcing his candidacy for president in 2020? Do you agree with Tom Holland that Spider-Man could beat Batman in a fight? What did Supergirl executive producer Andrew Kreisberg reveal about Cyborg Superman? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Why does Aquaman get no respect? Do you remember when DC Comics had their superheroes pick a political party? Why did Joss Whedon give Hawkeye a family in Avengers: Age of Ultron? How awesome is Wonder Woman footage set to the original 1975 show’s theme song? Can Doctor Strange be the new Tony Stark in the Marvel cinematic universe? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Who are 15 of the smelliest comic book villains? How much did Doctor Strange make at the box office in its opening weekend? Which Marvel TV star wasn’t happy about Tilda Swinton‘s casting in Doctor Strange? Which actress does Gal Gadot want to be a love interest in Wonder Woman 2? Why did Doctor Strange wear a face mask for a short time in the original comic books? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Every single year from here to the end of time will have Marvel movies for fans to look forward to. However, the stakes have been rising ever since Thanos was first teased in a credits scene from The Avengers, followed by the gradual introduction of various Infinity Stones and the golden gauntlet that can turn whoever is wielding them into an unstoppable force.
Fans have assumed that the standalone franchises leading up to Avengers: Infinity War (and Avengers 4) will all have some kind of set up for the next assembly of all of Marvel’s superheroes, but it sounds like the most overt one yet may come from Thor: Ragnarok. A new rumor pegs a certain element of the sequel that could have a major influence on what happens in The Avengers: Infinity War.
But once we reach this culmination of all the Marvel movies that came before it, Kevin Feige says they’re probably going to pull the reins in a bit with regards to the large scale action. Find out more about how Thor Ragnarok sets up The Avengers Infinity War after the jump, but beware of spoilers. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Angie Han
In less than a decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has gone from an ambitious pipe dream to an inescapable box-office juggernaut. Now, as Doctor Strange kicks off the first major new sub-franchise of Phase Three, we wanted to take a look back at the fourteen films released so far. Which soared? Which fell flat on their faces? After the jump, get our rundown of all fourteen films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ranked.
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At one time, it was thought to be nearly impossible for Marvel Studios to get Spider-Man back into their hands from Sony Pictures in order to bring him into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But earlier this summer, the webslinger made his debut in the MCU with an appearance in Captain America: Civil War, and now Tom Holland is reprising the role in a new franchise for Spidey. This unprecedented deal between Marvel and Sony was exciting not just because it was Spider-Man’s homecoming, but also because it made fans believe that bringing in other Marvel characters like X-Men and Fantastic Four wasn’t impossible either.
However, Kevin Feige has crushed the dreams of that happening anytime soon in a recent interview. Read More »