I’ve watched a lot of trailers in my time. Some have been unforgettably awesome. Some have been downright forgettable. One of the best trailers I have ever laid my eyes on, however, was the Avengers: Infinity War teaser. It was on another level of epic. I have watched that trailer at least twenty times and every time I have ever seen I am covered in chills and utterly blown away by the trailer’s amazing tone. It presented the clear idea that Infinity War would be the climactic movie that we had been waiting six years for and I had no doubt that it was going to be the franchise’s most enjoyable installment. And it was.
Last Friday when the Avengers: Endgame dropped I screamed. I was that excited. For months I had waited and waited, hoping that at least the title would be dropped, and yet Marvel didn’t give us anything. Rumors kept appearing that the trailer was coming but as the weeks went by and the rumors continued turning up false I started not to care anymore.
When the trailer arrived I watched it with a wide-eyed carefulness, clinging to every word, every shot with the passion of someone desperate to get information from the new movie. To get a glimpse of what to expect. At the end of the two minutes, however, I found myself flabbergasted by how underwhelming the trailer turned out to be. I began to think that it was a teaser for the real trailer but then when I discovered that it was the official trailer I was at a loss of words. Continue reading Is the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer Too Lackadaisical For Comfort?
It has been a glorious Saturday for me and what better to do on a Saturday morning than watch a good movie? I filed through Hulu, trying to find a film that I like, to a certain degree, but haven’t watched very often and I stopped on Captain America: The First Avenger. The last time I watched the film I enjoyed the first half but I kind of went blank on the second half of the movie. It seemed rushed, poorly edited, and a little bit corny, if I was being honest. But, for the most part, it is a Marvel movie (I love Marvel films) so I decided to give it a try today. I’m so glad I did.
Even though I’ve seen the movie before the last time I watched it was a long time ago so I forgot so much. This time I was able to fully concentrate on the film and it was kind of fascinating seeing all of the references that the later Marvel movies took from this one film. Like Captain America’s suit in The Avengers for example.
I never understood why Marvel would give him such a horrendous suit in The Avengers when his classic suit was clearly so much better. Today I just figured out the story behind the ultra tight Captain America outfit.
When Steve Rogers first became “Captain America” he was presented as a figure in advertisement to make people want to join the army and his suit was a super tight suit. When Agent Coulson told Steve that his new suit was fashioned off of the original design now I get it and I have to admit, that’s pretty cool.
His suit in The Avengers is still the wackest rendition of the iconic outfit but at least now I understand why it looks the way it does.
Continue reading Wow, ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ Is Kind of Good
Ten years, twenty movies, over two dozen characters, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe isn’t even close to coming to an end. It’s kind of incredible! Over the years the MCU has gotten better and better at creating films that are just downright awesome and now I honestly can’t imagine a year without a Marvel movie. And now as another week has passed Who’s Your Favorite is back with a new question; What’s Your Favorite Marvel Movie? Here are all of the Marvel films so far.
This is the film that started it all and that alone makes it one of the greatest Marvel films ever made.
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Over the years there has been a fascinating increase of female superheroes in the MCU. There has been such a rise of awesome heroines in this franchise in fact that Tessa Thompson, who plays the role of Valkyrie in Thor: Ragnarok, said that there should be an all-female Avengers movie. A group of actresses even went as far as to approach the top people in Marvel about the idea. So, should there be an Avengers movie that focuses on a team of only women? Um…yeah!
We’ve seen progress in how women are portrayed in superhero movies. Wonder Woman got her first solo film last year which featured not only the first female superhero to get her own movie but it had a female director at the helm as well. It ended up making just a little north of $800 million, proving that women could drive people to the movie theaters. This year Ant-Man and the Wasp was the first Marvel movie to feature a female hero in the title. And next year Marvel is going to feature their first film that focuses on a female hero’s origin story with Captain Marvel.
Why shouldn’t Marvel take things to the next level by introducing a movie featuring a group of heroes that consists of only women. One of the greatest moments in Infinity War was the awesome female team-up between Black Widow, Okoye, and Scarlet Witch. It gave a brief hint at what a female superhero group would look like and it’s pretty awesome. But who should be a part of this heroic team?
Continue reading Should There Be An All-Female Avengers Movie and Who Should Be In It?
After recently owning Avengers: Infinity War I decided to have a Marvel marathon, starting with The Avengers. It was kind of fascinating seeing the movies literally evolve and get better over the course of the years and it was so awesome in fact that I want to share my experience with you. Enjoy!
2012: The Avengers
When The Avengers came out six years ago I remember being blown away by how awesome the movie was. The fact that it brought all of these heroes together in such a cohesive way was marveling. Now when I watch it I get nostalgic seeing the beginning of these characters’ relationships and their involvement in this franchise. Iron Man, at that time, was the only character to have two solo movies but everyone else was just finding their footing.
The Battle of New York is still a blast to watch even after all of these years and it’s great movie.
Continue reading Marvel’s Evolution in the Past Six Years
Marvel has become a wonderful franchise that people of all ages can enjoy. Some Marvel films are catered to an older audience while others may appeal to younger fans. But which of these movies are the most kid-friendly of the bunch? That’s what I’m here to share with you. Enjoy! (And I’m not ranking these movies by the way.)
As someone who’s a little older Ant-Man can be a little cheesy at times but younger children will have a blast watching this film. There isn’t a lot of profanity, the violence is contained and not that graphic, and it’s a fun film filled with a lot of humor. Children will quickly fall in love with Ant-Man after seeing this movie.
Ant-Man and the Wasp
Like Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp is a fun movie that caters heavily toward children. It isn’t dark and gloomy like some of the other Marvel films and it isn’t filled with a whole bunch of profanity. It’s simply a fun movie that’ll have your kids bouncing in their seat with joy.
Continue reading The Ten Most Kid-Friendly Marvel Movies