Tag Archives: Marvel

An updated ranking of the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

With the release of Captain America: Civil War, a few things are clear. One is that Marvel has their Cinematic Universe (or MCU) in fine form. Another is that I definitely need to update my ranking of all of their films to account for their newest and one of their[...]

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” prepares for an epic big screen fight

Sort of quietly and without nearly the fanfare of some other properties, Marvel has seen their Captain America series of films become some of the most popular in their cinematic universe. With the release this week of Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU) might very well[...]

“Captain America: Civil War” dropped a top notch new Trailer

Yesterday morning, Marvel delivered a powerful new Trailer for their upcoming blockbuster sequel Captain America: Civil War. Almost a pseudo Avengers film, this impending epic sees the beloved Civil War comic storyline adapted for the screen, another milestone/seminal moment for superhero cinema and its fans. The debut of the new[...]

Ava DuVernay looks to carve out her own path by turning down Marvel’s “Black Panther”

Last week, news broke that the courtship that Marvel had been engaging in with filmmaker Ava DuVernay had resulted in her turning down a chance to direct one of their upcoming superhero movies, namely Black Panther. For some, it was a bummer of an announcement, as she was clearly the[...]

Marvel/Sony picks a Spider-Man actor in Tom Holland and a director in Jon Watts

After what seems like one of the longest casting processes in a while, Marvel and Sony have settled on the next actor to play Peter Parker and his superhero alter ego Spider-Man. The search literally took months, involved names both expected and unexpected, but finally concluded yesterday. Putting on the[...]

“Daredevil” on Netflix represents something new for the superhero genre

This past Friday, Netflix released Marvel’s latest superhero outing…a dark and gritty interpretation of Daredevil, specifically a 13 episode block that functions as season one of a new television series. Though possibly not binged on with the same fervor as House of Cards or Orange is the New Black, Daredevil[...]

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will come out in 2014

Following in the footsteps of the record-breaking Marvel Studios’ release, “Marvel’s The Avengers,” production on the highly anticipated release, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has commenced in Los Angeles, Calif., with production also including locations in Cleveland, Ohio, and Washington D.C. Directing the film is the team of Anthony[...]

Will going from Paramount to Disney help or hurt Marvel Studios’ upcoming films?

HollywoodNews.com: It is a clear case of quitting while you’re ahead. Paramount pulled off another $65 million+ opening weekend for another Marvel property, this time with the somewhat more questionable Captain America. Despite opening in the middle of summer and without the IMAX advantage, Captain America still opened[...]

Marvel confirms Thor, Captain America sequels

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Thor” and “Captain America” haven’t even opened yet – the former arrives on May 6, while the latter comes July 22 – and we’re already finding out that sequels are in motion. And we’re not even talking about “The Avengers,” which will hit theaters in 2012 and prominently[...]

Chris Evans bears stars and stripes in best “Captain America” image to date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Marvel has posted seven new Captain America photos and two new Thor shots to its Web site in preparation for the one-two punch of superhero origin stories that we’re expecting to get this summer. In the process, we get the best look at Chris Evans in his Captain[...]
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