14 movies in, I’ve finally surrendered to the grim, loss-filled world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
After their double header of awesome in 2014 Marvel came back in 2015 with Avengers Age of Ultron and Ant-Man, two of their most troubled productions. How do they hold up and show the way for what is to come?
Captain America The Winter Soldier is usually considered one of the top three MCU movies. Does it hold up upon rewatching?
The first 18 Marvel movies are essentially a story about Tony Stark, Steve Rogers and Bucky, with a little bit of Thanos thrown in. Even Black Panther has a post credit scene that plays directly to this storyline. And in Captain America we see the beginning of this trio’s story. How does it hold up […]
After two outings that were immense but plagued by scheduling problems, ace Comic Con is coming back, this time to Seattle June 22-24, with a bunch of Avengers cast members.
Is it April 27 yet?
Let’s just set the scene. This weekend’s ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Arizona took place at the Gila River Arena (where the Arizona Coyotes hockey team plays). The arena is part of a greater entertainment complex, a triumphant piece of mix-use development where chain restaurants, bars, and other distractions to empty wallets commingle. Across the […]
This weekend’s Ace Comic Con Phoenix was the second attempt to move the convention experience to an arena venue, in this case the Gila River Arena, home of the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes (ironic, I know). The Beat’s AJ Frost was on the scene and will file his own report, but from reading the social media […]
Ah, young love– there’s nothing like it. Especially when one of the lovers is actually a 100 year old superhero and the other is the great-niece of that centenarian’s former flame.
“I’m going to tear you apart from the inside.” Is it possible that Ultron is the first truly worthwhile “dyed in the wool” bad guy that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has had since Loki? He’s striking a menacing enough presence in this new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer that I’m hoping the end of toothless, […]