Tag: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Top MCU movies as the franchise moves into Phase IV

Over the past two years, I’ve written a lot about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the franchise. So in honor of “Endgame’s” release, here is an updated list of Top 10 MCU films. Click the links to see full reviews of some of these movies, along with… Read more »

‘Captain Marvel’: Good but not great

“Captain Marvel” has a very interesting plot. However, to avoid spoilers, this opening synopsis will be kept vague. Set as a prequel to the rest of the MCU movies, the film is based off a Marvel Comics character who was never very popular. Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larson, is a Kree warrior, a powerful… Read more »

The DC Extended Universe: Marvel’s less successful cousin

With the release of “Aquaman” at the end of 2018 and “Shazam” scheduled to release April 5, the DC Extended Universe is still moving forward despite heavy competition from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.   The franchise began as a response to the success of the Marvel film franchise under Disney. So DC, owned by Disney’s… Read more »

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’: Another good Marvel sequel

A sequel to “Ant-Man” from 2015, “Ant-Man and The Wasp” is the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe – what is it, like 20 movies now? With the vast majority of the original cast returning along with Peyton Reed as director and unfortunately not Edgar Wright – he almost was the director for the… Read more »

Avengers: Infinity War (Holy Crap)

If I could summarize what I felt when leaving the theater in two words it would be: Holy crap. This movies is amazing. Go see it now. Don’t read this, just go see it. Forget about your finals and your college grades, it doesn’t matter if you fail. Go see “Avengers: Infinity War” now. After… Read more »

Top Ten MCU Movies… So Far

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Over the past school year, I’ve written a lot about the Marvel Cinematic Universe – it’s not my fault they have a monopoly on movie theaters – and now I’m going to write about the MCU some more. Today, “Avengers: Infinity War” hits theaters. To celebrate it, and the franchise’s ten-year anniversary,… Read more »

A review: ‘Black Panther’

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – “Black Panther” has made over $700 million worldwide according to Box Office Mojo. “Black Panther” is the Marvel Cinematic Universe most-recent release with a star-studded cast, including Chadwick Boseman as one of the first black superheroes. The film is receiving massive critical successes and as you can tell from this title, I… Read more »

Early Marvel: Their movies used to be bad

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – With Marvel creating several critical successes, “Black Panther” for example, one might think they were always great at making superhero films, but it wasn’t always that way. For the longest time, movies based on Marvel comic book characters were bad. Some of them ranged from being just okay to completely terrible. So… Read more »