MULAN: WHY THE ANIMATION SPOKE BETTER TO FEMINISM

For a traditionally highly patriarchal country, Mulan is an important legacy left behind not only to give girls in China an important representation but a sense of empowerment. And, in the year 2020, Mulan came at the perfect time when feminism is a hot topic in China. It was the perfect time for Mulan to inspire so many people. Unfortunately, it was…divisive, to put it … Continue reading MULAN: WHY THE ANIMATION SPOKE BETTER TO FEMINISM

RANKED: THE STAR WARS MOVIES FROM BEST TO WORST

The galaxy far far away has given us one of the most successful and recognizable franchises in history. Eleven movies in and we still can’t help but get excited when that famous theme song plays. Of course there is always debate about how good each movie in the franchise is when compared to one another so, here to throw more fuel on the fire, is … Continue reading RANKED: THE STAR WARS MOVIES FROM BEST TO WORST

MARVEL’S THE ETERNALS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

When it comes to giving the best on-screen superhero experience, the Marvel Cinematic Universe does just that. They have made success stories out of even obscure superhero characters. The likes of the Guardians of the Galaxy; Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, Groot, and even Mantis have become household names.                 And now heralding the launch of Marvel’s phase 4 is The Eternals. An immortal group of … Continue reading MARVEL’S THE ETERNALS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Captain Marvel: The Importance of a Good Backstory

Captain Marvel is, for all intents and purposes, another MCU success story. It raked in big bucks at the box office and critics raved about its story, setting, and characters. Audience reviews were a bit more…mixed. That is unsurprising, given the amount of controversy that enveloped the film before it was even released. Review bombing based on nothing but prejudice is a possible reason that … Continue reading Captain Marvel: The Importance of a Good Backstory

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