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MCU Copycatting #11: Who Did Marvel Copycat?
This is one of those things that I only just realized, but is so obvious. Count the cineverses, which I define as distinct properties existing within the same cinematic continuity. 1: The Marvel Cinematic Universe. 2: The DC Extended Universe. … Continue reading
Marvel’s Iron Fist Hits Hard
Like many others this last weekend, I am sure, I was eagerly looking forward to Netflix’s release of the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the arrival of the fourth Defender: Marvel’s Iron Fist. I am going to just … Continue reading
Does Marvel Need Fixing?
Technically, this video I stumbled onto is nearly two years old now, so it’s not exactly hot off the presses. Still, I think it brings up some points, which are still valid, and worthy of respectful discourse. If the title … Continue reading
Marvel: My Personal Ranking of All 12 MCU Films To Date
We now have twelve films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Phase Three is promising us at least another ten (with hopefully much more to come!), so now, in the pause between Phases, is as good a time as any … Continue reading
Marvel’s Daring Daredevil
In about three weeks, I hope to have seen and reviewed the upcoming smash hit, the second Avengers film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Age of Ultron, which will, of course, have made the box office explode by then. As … Continue reading
So, Spider-Man is going to be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. First thought: YES! It is very difficult to think of a single character who is more iconic than Spider-Man in Marvel’s comic universe. He may only be a … Continue reading
MCU Copycatting #4: Universal’s MCU (Monster Cinematic Universe)
Marvel and Disney. DC and Warner Bros. Fox. Sony. The giants of Hollywood. The corporate heavy hitters in film production. Three of them in a mad scramble to copy Marvel’s success with the Avengers, using the Justice League, the X-Men, … Continue reading
Slimes, Slaves, and Sexy Maids: The New Wave of Tropes?
It’s no secret whatsoever: when something new and unusual gets any sort of success, it gets copycatted out the freaking wazoo. Hollywood’s scramble to imitate the Marvel Cinematic Universe is but one outstanding example of that. There’s also all the … Continue reading