At this point in 2021, it is not necessary to be a fan of comic books or even movies in general to have a surface level familiarity with the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). With a total of 24 films across 13 years grossing nearly $23 billion at the worldwide box office, this franchise has become […]Read More Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – Review
There is quite a lot to unpack in this review. It took me two viewings to decide exactly how I felt about this film. Nevertheless, here we are in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 23rd film, and it does not show signs of slowing down anytime soon. ———————————————————————————————————————- After the universe-shattering events of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, Peter Parker […]Read More Spider-Man is Far From Home, but the MCU is Right Where it Needs to be
Director: Simon Kinberg Writer: Simon Kinberg *Based on comic books created and written by John Byrne, Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum, Jack Kirby, and Stan Lee* Producers: Daniel Auclair, Todd Hallowell, Simon Kinberg, Stan Lee, Kathleen McGill, Josh McLaglen, Hutch Parker, and Lauren Shuler Donner Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, […]Read More X-Men: Dark Phoenix Cannot Quite Rise from the Ashes
Director: David Sandberg Writers: Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke *Comic book characters created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck* Producers: Jeffrey Chernov, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Geoff Johns, Dwayne Johnson, Peter Safram, Adam Schlagman, and David Witz Starring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Adam Brody, Djimon Hounsou, Faithe Herman, Grace Fulton, […]Read More SHAZAM! – Gods, Wizards, and Children, Oh My!
Directors: Joe and Anthony Russo Executive Producers: Kevin Feige, Victoria Alonso, Louis D’Esposito, Jon Favreau, Michael Grillo, James Gunn, Stan Lee, and Trinh Tran Writers: Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely *Based on comic book storylines and characters created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and Jim Starlin Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris […]Read More Avengers: Endgame – Finality, New Beginnings, and Everything in Between