Age of Ultron: Why does Ultron want to destroy the Avengers?

The sequel to the smash hit of 2012, The Avengers, Age of Ultron was set to be a darker, more serious tale as the Avengers contend with a villain who would hurt more than Loki ever could. Unfortunately, many were disappointed by the actual movie which was a lot like the 2012 outing and had a villain that couldn’t hold a candle to the menacing … Continue reading Age of Ultron: Why does Ultron want to destroy the Avengers?

The Problem with MCU’s Spider-Man

In Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel Cinematic Universe introduces us to its version of the friendly neighborhood web-slinger and he immediately stole every scene he was in. Tom Holland brought the nerdy awkwardness of Peter Parker and the quippy confidence of Spider-Man together in a blend that was a delight to behold. His subsequent appearances in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and … Continue reading The Problem with MCU’s Spider-Man

Avengers Endgame: The Perfect Finale

After first watching the sequel to Infinity War, my first thought was “This is the greatest movie ever!” But I sat down and began to think about it…and the more I scrutinized the movie, the more flaws it had. So, I watched it again…and my thoughts were exactly the same. “Greatest movie ever!” However, thinking about this movie opened up so many plot holes and … Continue reading Avengers Endgame: The Perfect Finale

The Magicians Season 5 Premiere Review – It’s Time to Save the World…Again

Syfy’s adaptation of the Lev Grossman novels had a slow start in its maiden outing. It quickly picked up the pace with deft storytelling, strong performances, impressive visual effects, and cynical humor. In its fifth season, having moved beyond the novels into uncharted territory, there is much for our merry band of heroes to do as the world they saved is in danger once again…but … Continue reading The Magicians Season 5 Premiere Review – It’s Time to Save the World…Again

Ant-Man and The Wasp – What Could Have Been?

Ant-Man and The Wasp is one of the weaker MCU movies to date and not just because it had the unenviable task of following Infinity War. The wonder the first movie brought was evident in the sequel but to a lesser extent…much lesser. However, it could have been much better if it had made one narrative choice. If it had been set in the timeline … Continue reading Ant-Man and The Wasp – What Could Have Been?