Depending on who you ask, the latest entry in Marvel’s growing cinematic universe, “Captain America: The Winter Solider,” is either “one of the best Marvel movies ever” or “the best Marvel movie ever.” And even though superhero sequels haven’t always had… Continue reading 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Review: Is It the Best Marvel Movie Yet?
With Captain America: The Winter Soldier arriving in theaters soon, there’s no time like the present to get acquainted – or reacquainted – with the Star-Spangled Avenger’s history and supporting cast. From his early comic book adventures that inspired Captain America: The First Avenger to some of the recent stories that helped shape The Winter Soldier, there’s no shortage of supplemental material out there that’s worth reading before (or after)… Continue reading Here's What to Read Before and After Watching 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
The moment Marvel Studios changed the superhero-movie game can be traced back to one specific postcredits scene in 2008’s Iron Man. It’s a quick little blink-and-you-miss-it moment, but it’s impact is still being felt to this day. In the scene, Tony Stark returns home to his bangin’ pad only to find a stranger lurking in the shadows. As the stranger steps forward, it’s revealed to… Continue reading Why Sam Jackson's Nick Fury Is the Real Star of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
Need to kill some time? Wanna listen to two dudes nerd out on some movies? On this week’s episode of the FanCast movies podcast, our own Erik Davis and Sean O’Connell discuss what is arguably the week’s biggest news story: the casting of Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in the Man of Steel sequel, tentetively titled Batman vs. Superman. Also, in honor of the Winter… Continue reading Listen: The Winter Olympics, 'Batman vs. Superman' and Why You Need to See 'The Lego Movie'