Spider-Man has always been the victim of executive meddling, whether in the comics or cartoons or cinema. Here are my feelings about the franchise and my rankings of the Spider-Man movies to date.
The X-Men movie franchise has had it’s ups and downs, but I really feel it deserves more appreciation than it gets, especially now.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is over 20 movies long with a dozen TV shows and miniseries to its name. It’s about to finish its third “phase” and move into a new one. But Phase One still is and probably will remain my favorite phase.
The characters are the most important part of any story; and the origin story is the most important part of any character.
There are a lot of reasons to be concerned about Disney’s recent acquisition of 20th Century Fox. But, there are reasons to be hopeful, as well.
For the last decade, people have been saying DC should make movies the way Marvel makes them. But shouldn’t DC do things their own way, the way that’s worked for them for almost 80 years?
“Avengers: Infinity War” is a phenomenally successful movie, the pinnacle of expanded cinematic universe efforts. But, narratively speaking, there are some problems with it. Part 1 of this episode deals with how Marvel Studios could have led up to the movie, and Part 2 covers changes they could have made to the movie itself.