Tagged with Marvel

“Captain Marvel Review: How Brie Larson’s Training Shaped Carol Danvers”

“Captain Marvel Review: How Brie Larson’s Training Shaped Carol Danvers”


Happy “Captain Marvel” weekend! In the first of Andy’s *three pieces* about the new Marvel movie, an appreciation for Brie Larson and her fondness of baked goods and weight training, and how all of that hard work (and not hard work) reflects on the screen. Continue reading

The Defenders Proves That We Need Fewer Superhero Teamups

The Defenders Proves That We Need Fewer Superhero Teamups


Maybe I’m the wrong person to write about superhero stuff in 2017. Guys, really: I just can’t watch superhero things without finding big philosophical flaws in their makeup and intent. I’m afraid to sit through the second season of Jessica Jones when it airs next year, even, though then again, Jessica is the best thing about The Defenders, … Continue reading

Spider-Man: Homeroom

Spider-Man: Homeroom


It’s bad enough we have to learn about superheroes in movie theaters all across the world these days, but now our children have to learn about superheroes in the classroom. Someone, please: Think of the children. There’s a lot that happens in <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>, most of it designed to bolster the bonds holding the Marvel … Continue reading

TV Review: Luke Cage, Episodes 1.11, 1.12, & 1.13, “Now You’re Mine”/”Soliloquy of Chaos”/”You Know My Steez”

TV Review: Luke Cage, Episodes 1.11, 1.12, & 1.13, “Now You’re Mine”/”Soliloquy of Chaos”/”You Know My Steez”


Well: That’s it. Luke Cage‘s first season is over. It’s done. Finished. Complete.  It went out well. I struggled with episodes five through seven, and I wish that the show had bothered to bring in Diamondback sooner; to use Stokes’ knowledge of Luke’s real identity against him; to pit Luke’s ideal of Harlem against Stokes’ and … Continue reading

“How Deadpool Aced Viral Marketing”

“How Deadpool Aced Viral Marketing”


Heard about that Deadpool movie? If you watch TV, or if you are a slave to any particular social media platform, then yes! You have! Even if you aren’t, there’s a good chance you have heard people talking about it who do watch TV, or who live a gross percentage of their lives on Twitter. Such is the strength of … Continue reading

TV Review: Jessica Jones, 1.08, “AKA WWJD?”

TV Review: Jessica Jones, 1.08, “AKA WWJD?”


“Well, now, Kilgrave has set out quite the homecoming for Jessica, hasn’t he? That house he snagged at the end of “AKA You’re a Winner!”—he’s done it up just like she remembers it, every last detail painstakingly researched and set in place to make Jessica feel more comfortable. The security guard is a new addition, … Continue reading