Jon Favreau’s 2010 followup to the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe also shows the weaknesses of worldbuilding over structure.
Jon Favreau’s acerbic superhero adventure set the template for the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and rehabilitated Robert Downey Jr. into a movie star once again.
One year after Avengers: Endgame, we look back at the blockbuster franchise that changed superhero cinema — and the moviegoing landscape — forever.
The third season of the Marvel series has some high points, but mostly feels like it’s running in place.
There’s a lot more nuance to be found in the discourse surrounding Marvel movies and arthouse cinema.
Hobbs & Shaw raced into theaters last weekend and racked up a respectable box office showing, while The Farewell continued its upward trajectory.
While “The Lion King” dropped like Mufasa off a cliff in its second weekend, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” kicked off Tarantino’s biggest opening.
Disney’s latest live-action remake ruled the kingdom, and other kid-friendly fare made a solid showing.
Marvel’s web-crawler predictably holds the box office, while The Farewell puts up a respectable showing for an A24 dramedy.
The box office performance of Spider-Man: Far From Home helps drag a slower movie summer out of its funk, while Toy Story 4 keeps chugging along.
Last weekend saw poor performance for the latest Conjuring flick, in a summer of diminishing returns for franchise sequels.
It doesn’t reach the swinging heights of Homecoming, but Jon Watts’ follow-up gets Marvel’s Phase Four off to a charming enough start.
The pioneering superhero franchise gets its last hurrah in the form of a messy, somber swan song.
As the first generation of Marvel superheroes hangs up their claws and helmets, we wonder just how long pop culture will actually let them stay dead.
The MCU reaches a climax of sorts with the ambitious, three-hour Endgame, a satisifying end to the 11-year Marvel mythos to date.
We take a look at the state of female-led superheroes up to this point, from the lows of Catwoman to the highs of Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel.
Marvel’s first female-led superhero film is a modest but meaningful success.
From the latest Marvel trailers to the upcoming Amazon/Hulu shows, the Super Bowl was a cavalcade of anticipated TV spots.