The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is filled with many exciting action sequences. The franchise is also filled with numerous sequences of drama and emotional depth. The strength of many of the MCU movies is the delicate balance of bombast and subtlety. When done well there is a proper mix of over the top action and … Continue reading One Of The Most Profound Scenes From The Marvel Cinematic Universe
Captain America verses Batroc. Their all too brief encounter is one of my favorite fight sequences in all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. This spectacular fight scene appears in the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). That film, my favorite MCU movie, is chock full of top notch, adrenaline pumping action sequences and … Continue reading A Spectacular Fight Scene From The Marvel Cinematic Universe
The original X-Men movie, released in the year 2000, is a flawed, but highly enjoyable movie. This movie helped to set the stage for the insanely prosperous series of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. X-Men was a successful movie that did some things right and some things not so right. The casting was a strong point … Continue reading A Magnificent Moment From The First X-Men Movie
Chris Evans, please say it isn’t so! Allegedly Evans will be retiring his shield after Avengers: Infinity War Par Two (2019). I know not to expect these actors to want to portray superheroes forever. As fans, especially Marvel Cinematic Universe fans, we are delighting in the bevy of quality superhero movies. An actor, on the … Continue reading Goodbye Captain America?
A film starring the Black Widow is Marvel Studio's most overdue movie. I do not say this as a fan of Scarlett Johansson's portrayal of the character. I say this not because Marvel is long overdue to produce a movie with a female lead. At this time Marvel Studios producing a Black Widow movie just … Continue reading Marvel Studio’s Most Overdue Movie
I am a big fan of the X-Men movie franchise, especially the first two X-Men movies. They are far from perfect movies, but overall they are quite enjoyable. Director Bryan Singer and his crew did a lot of things right. However, there were a lot of missed opportunities and many questionable decisions … Continue reading Casting An X-Men Movie, My Way
As the year comes to a close various top ten and best of lists will be published. Many of these lists can be fun to read. This is not really a true top ten list, plus it contains eleven items. It is an brief overview of some entertainment highlights that come to mind from 2016. … Continue reading My Highlights Of 2016
I am currently in the process of rewatching the first season of Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. With the third season winding down and the impending release of Captain America: Civil War, it felt like a good time to reevaluate the series. Six episodes in, so far, and I am enjoying the first season much more … Continue reading Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., A Reevaluation