Articles Posted in the " MCU " Category

  • An End to Phase Two: Marvel’s “Ant-Man” Teaser Trailer

    Marvel Studios announced their Phase Three film line up back in October, but we still have the rest of Phase Two, culminating with Marvel’s Ant-Man (set to be released July 17, 2015). With all the well-documented problems surrounding Ant-Man, no one has seemed too keen on this film, which has been kicking around longer than […]



  • Ant-Man: More Worrisome News For the MCU Franchise

    It seems there’s been a dark cloud hanging over the head of Marvel’s Ant-Man every since the project was officially announced, but lately more and more news keeps coming out that’s setting Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) franchise fans on edge. Back in May, the director Edgar Wright (who was pretty much the leader of this […]


  • Recommendation: Slither and Super

    The much anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, will be released in just over a month. In preparation for the film, and to know what to expect from the director/co-writer James Gunn, I recommend two of his other films: Slither and Super. Slither is a horror/comedy, mainly influenced by older B-movies. The plot focuses on […]


  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Review

    Captain America and Black Widow are tied for my favorite Avengers characters, so I knew full well going into this that I was going to love it.  What I didn’t expect was for the film to be probably the highest quality film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise to date.  It’s essentially a top notch […]


  • Our First Glimpse at Ant-Man

    On Tuesday ABC aired an hour-long special titled Marvel: Assembling a Universe.  Though this was essentially just a lengthy commercial for the film franchise, it was quite remarkable.  It took us back to Hulk and the first Iron Man film and explained how this wonderful version of the Marvel universe came into being.  We saw […]



  • Loki and the Language of Sexual Violence in the MCU

    [Trigger warning: discussion of sexual violence, consent issues, and rape]   All this talk of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World (2013) inspired me to break out my Blu-ray edition of Marvel’s Thor (2011) the other night. By all accounts, it’s my favorite film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) since it taught me to love […]