Matthew Rhys steps into the gumshoes of the famed private investigator for a shaky but sumptuous first episode.
Alien robots and evil Norse gods may prove a thrill to the multiplex, but here, they’re not much more intimidating than adolescence.
Building off the political intrigue of their first MCU entry, the Russo brothers further blended reality and fantasy in their second smash hit.
With production issues and a shift in the franchise’s creative team, Joss Whedon’s final MCU entry has just enough to work.
A surprisingly insightful, sensitive entry in the MCU explores Tony Stark’s battle with guilt & PTSD.
An unlikely team of heroes could have been a cliché, but Joss Whedon’s first foray into the MCU worked because it toyed with its moving parts.
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.