§ Nice Art: Next Spring First Second will publish Brazen by Penelope Bagieu, a collection of biographical comics about notable women in history. And The Lily is excerpting a few, starting with Queen Nzinga, who rulked Ndonga and Matamba and demanded to be treated as an equal and refused to take a king. § Alex […]
Thor: Ragnarok doesn’t really break the mold; instead, it’s all about the little things. It feels like Waititi was working with a bland outline for the film and character arcs, but filled in the outline with wild visuals, sharp dialogue, and some of the best casting I’ve ever seen.
The Thor movies have been kinda the runt of the Marvel Studios litter, and while the years, I think, have proven kind to the initial Kenneth Branagh-directed entry, they still pale in comparison to the Captain America films or any of the flashier character kick-offs within that same canon. But Thor: Ragnarok is looking to […]
Debuting in the coming issue of Entertainment Weekly, we get our first real look at the upcoming third Thor movie from Marvel Studios, Thor: Ragnarok. Normally this would be a moment of some dubiousness given the track record of this particular portion of the MCU (the problem child being the second one moreso than the […]
Faithful readers, do you recall that amazing “what Thor was up to during Civil War” mockumentary short that made its way online a few months after it debuted at SDCC (a thing I basically never stopped talking about after Hannah and I saw it in Hall H)? Well, now, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi, Chris […]
The Thor franchise has been sort of the “runt of the litter” for Marvel Studios, without a real guiding hand like The Russo Bros. or (at the time) Jon Favreau to steer that series of films, they’ve basically coasted on the great chemistry between Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston and not a lot else…though […]