Tag Archives: Marvel Cinematic Universe

5 Series Where Anything Goes

One of the things I like about Doctor Who is that the story engine basically allows the series to tell any kind of story in any setting. The basic conceit is that in every episode, an ancient time traveler and his … Continue reading

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What 21st Century Films Will Be Remembered Decades From Now?

One thing I’m interested in is how perceptions about works of art change, and how reputations can slowly rise. Let’s look at this with movies. Some films are immediately acknowledged as being among the best of the art form. Schindler’s … Continue reading

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Ryan Coogler, Black Panther, and Identity Politics

Marvel announced yesterday that Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, Creed) will direct the Black Panther film. At first glance, this appears to be a really good get for Marvel. Coogler has an impressive resume, having just made an excellent film within … Continue reading

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Spider-Man and the Avengers

Joe Quesada making Spider-Man an Avenger and the impact on MCU films is considered in the context of changes ot the character in One More Day. Continue reading

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Does the next movie Spider-Man have to be white?

There is currently some speculation that the film Spider-Man shared by Sony and Marvel/ Disney is going to be depicted by an African-American actor. One way this would happen is if they decide to introduce the Miles Morales Spider-Man, instead of … Continue reading

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Will Spider-Man be in Avengers 2?

I don’t know if they’ll succeed, but I’m sure that Sony and Disney will try to come together for something that’s a clear a win-win for both movie studios: Having Spider-Man join the Avengers in The Avengers 2. It’s a long-shot, but … Continue reading

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