A lot has happened in the three years between Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron. SHIELD has gone down in flames and Nick Fury has gone into hiding, leaving the Avengers, if they exist as a unit at all, as freelancers in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe. Some of the team have gone through profound changes since we last saw them in an… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Who Enters 'Age of Ultron' the Most Changed??
So let’s get one thing straight before I get into this week’s column: I enjoyed the heck out of Daredevil, the new Netflix series set in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. I liked it so much I watched all 13 hour-long episodes in the time between when I woke up Friday morning and when I finally went to sleep Saturday night.
That’s the most… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Is 'Daredevil''s Success Good or Bad for the Marvel Movie-verse?
Daredevil is unlike anything Marvel Studios has done. We got a look at the first five episodes of the 13-part season, and it’s nothing like the Marvel Studios films nor the spin-off shows from ABC. This is great news. This is a low-key, performance-driven crime drama, where the episodes don’t follow a tidy formula nor aim to move Daredevil kids meal toys. It’s… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: How 'Daredevil' is Unlike Anything Marvel Has Done So Far
We may have met “the twins” in Captain America: The Winter Soldier’s post-credits bit, but we won’t find out how they fit into the Marvel Cinematic Universe until Avengers: Age of Ultron, which is approaching, well, as fast as Quicksilver. Yes, he’s the showstopper from X-Men: Days of Future Past, but don’t get confused – the Quicksilver in the Avengers sequel is a… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Meet the Twins From 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
We all got a good look at Jason Momoa’s Aquaman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and it stirred the imagination of Marvel fans who wondered why we hadn’t seen the other Prince of Atlantis, Namor the Sub-Mariner in a movie yet. The character is one of the oldest popular superheroes, first appearing on the stands in 1939 – the very same… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Will We Ever See 'Namor,' Marvel Studio's Own Aquaman?