Marvel’s third phase of their cinematic universe kicks off with the best entry of the entire catalog. Captain America: Civil War shrugs off the trend of a horrible trilogy film and instead kicks us right in the feels for a two and a half hour ride full of spectacle, Avengers characters, and reeling reveals. While many people suggest that 13 is an unlucky number, I feel Marvel has bucked all preconceived notions and in doing so, changed the status quo for the next 9 films that will be talked about for years to come.
Civil War may look and feel like an Avengers film, but it is not. To me, the movie captures what a lot of people had issues with during Phase 2, in that these [...]
In 2016, we see the arrival of potentially three X-MEN movies from Fox studios. With the prosperous and beloved DEADPOOL film already in theaters, and Gambit’s release on the rocks in October, its easy to overlook the another big VS. movie releasing in May, X-Men: Apocalypse!
Much like last year’s AGE OF ULTRON was an end-cap to several Marvel movies and most of Phase 2, Apocalypse brings the prequel trilogy to a close in what will be undeniably fantastical. To help kick this culmination off, we’re going to do our annual Cinematic Universe Countdown and we’ll be starting this April! This gives us 8 full weeks to watch every X-men movie every week until [...]
The next movie in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe is the first of Phase 3. A sequel of both Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we’ll find our heroes fighting themselves this coming May.
With a title like Civil War, we’ve always known that good guys will be squaring off against other good guys in a fight to see who is goodest. Is anyone really the winner in that situation? We, the viewers are. The teases so far have been that Captain America and Iron Man will finally let all their frustrations out on each other over a Superhuman Registration act, much like the comic the film takes its name from.
But where would allegiances lie [...]