Avengers: Endgame


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‘Black Panther’ and the Tragedy of Gatekeeping


On the eve of Thanos’ arrival, Marvel delivers its richest and most relatable text.

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The Redefinition of Character in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’


17 films into the MCU and the House of Ideas is still fine-tuning its two heaviest hitters.

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Maintaining the Shame of Peter Parker in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’


16 days into our MCU rewatch, and the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man finally leaps off the pages of the comics and onto the silver screen.

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and the Brutality of Bromance


Nine days into our MCU rewatch, and it’s time for Cap and Bucky to hit the end of the line.

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‘Iron Man 3’ Illustrates How Subtlety Has Had Its Day in the MCU


Shane Black and the Marvel think-tank ready another lesson, blah, blah, blah. Movie magic, luv.

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‘The Avengers’ is Burdened with Glorious Purpose


Six days into our epic MCU rewatch, Phase One concludes with Joss Whedon’s methodically geeky assemblage of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe Finds Its Worth In The Mighty ‘Thor’


In part four of our countdown to Endgame, we look at how the success or failure of ‘Thor’ would determine the fate of the Marvel Empire.

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You Can Count on ‘Iron Man 2’ to Pleasure Itself


The first MCU sequel left most bored and bewildered but delighted the Marvel zombies with its peep show promise of a larger world beyond Tony Stark.

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The Real Civil War Began in ‘The Incredible Hulk’


In part 2 of our odyssey towards ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ Marvel forgets to choose sides in the Banner vs. Hulk grudge match.