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Who Is Kang the Conqueror in the Marvel Comics & the MCU?

While the DCEU yet again tries to reinvent itself, the MCU is in full force and a brand new super villain is on the way! At San Diego Comic-Con 2022, Kevin Feige described plans for Phase 5, Phase 6, and even Phase 7 of the MCU and what stood out…

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Thor: Love and Thunder Isn’t “So Gay,” But Don’t Blame Natalie Portman

Thor: Love and Thunder is in theaters today. Earlier this week, ahead of a pre-release screening, Director Taika Waititi — as well as actors Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson — were taking part in a Q&A in which they were asked “how gay is the film?” Waititi pointed to Portman,…

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Ms. Marvel is Cultural Representation Wrapped in Bubblegum and Pathos

Ask any practicing Muslim you know in America if they have a story about losing their shoes at a mosque and I guarantee you’ll get someone who knows someone who had it happen to them or they themselves lost a pair to the dreaded mosque shoe-bin. It’s just one of…

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Which Super Smash Bros. Character Would Ms. Marvel Main?

This week, Disney and Marvel debuted Ms. Marvel, the newest inclusion to Disney+’s original TV show portfolio and to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The show, based off the latest Ms. Marvel comics that started in 2013, follows the story of a young Pakistani girl named Kamala Khan living in Jersey City…

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‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Review: Cool, I Guess

For the past few decades, major label superhero comics have made an annual tradition of the Big Summer Crossover Event. This usually takes the form of a core miniseries wherein you’ll find all the important plot beats and shocking reveals (this year it’s Dark Crisis at DC, Avengers vs. X-Men…

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“Spider-Man: No Way Home” Review: Greatest Hits

The Spider-Man film franchise has the dubious distinction of having been rebooted twice in the space of a decade. The first Spider-Man trilogy, directed by Sam Raimi and starring Tobey Maguire, launched in 2002 and defined the superhero film genre for a generation. The hasty 2012 Amazing Spider-Man relaunch led…

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Don’t Worry, We’re Vaccinated Now, We Can See Marvel Movies Again

Marvel has released a 3-minute long trailer about all its movies, and let’s start with the actual news that comes out of it before we get into why the whole thing feels kind of off. The second half of the video is all about upcoming movies on the studio’s docket.…

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Deadpool Will Stay Rated R, but the Rest of the MCU Will Not

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has always rode a fine line between being movies for children and having adult appeal. Characters used profanity, but within reason to still be on toy shelves. Characters were killed, but it rarely reveled in the gore. Explicit jokes could be told if they’re likely to…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Has Better LGBT Representation than the MCU

Some might not agree, but I personally think it’s a fairly lukewarm take: Animal Crossing: New Horizons seems to have better LGBT representation than the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus far. Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the first mainline entry in the beloved Nintendo series in almost eight years, was released just…

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The Next Deadpool Movie is Officially In Development at Marvel

The Marvel Cinematic Universe currently has movies publicly scheduled up to 2022. With the Black Widow solo movie leading the charge next May, Spider-man back in the film universe after negotiations between Disney and Sony nearly fell through, and several TV shows like the Loki spin-off set to debut on…

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The Disney+ Loki Show May Have Found its Female Loki

Now that Disney+ and its extremely large library of films and television is out and in the world, news of its original programming is sprouting up fairly frequently. Today it sounds like the Loki TV show has found an actress to play the female version of God of Mischief. Deadline…

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Danielle’s Top 10 Franchise Movies of the Decade

Whether one Martin Scorsese, director of a very good movie (Bringing Out the Dead) would agree, it is possible for a movie to be popcorn-crunching populist pulp and a great film. That’s a joke. I’m joking. And honestly, that discussion will never die on Twitter because there are actually some…

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Just Kidding, Spider-Man Is Back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Disney and Sony have been able to find common ground in their mutual desire to make butt-loads of cash off Spider-Man, today announcing a renewed partnership that returns the webslinger to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you’ll recall, Peter’s participation in non-Sony pictures was placed in purgatory last month, when…

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