Tag : marvel

Captain America: Civil War – A near-perfect follow-up

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The Russo brothers return for a fantastic follow-up to the success of Captain America: Winter Soldier. Following on from the events of the previous film and Avengers: Age of Ultron, we see Cap and Iron Man take opposite sides of a debate surrounding the monitoring and oversight of the Avengers. Iron … Read More

Daredevil: Season 2 of the Marvel and Netflix partnership

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Read at your own risk if you haven’t finished watching Daredevil season two. The Devil of Hell’s Kitchen is back on Netflix, following the success of Daredevil season one and Jessica Jones. This time Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez have taken over the show from Steven S. DeKnight. The first … Read More

Netflix new-in: Jessica Jones

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I absolutely loved Netflix’s previous Marvel offering Daredevil, so it was with great anticipation that I waited for Netflix’s second Marvel series, Jessica Jones. When it was released I loaded up the episodes, snacks in hand, completely ready to be blown away. Thirteen hours and a few breaks later… I … Read More

Marvel finally got its hands on Spider-Man – so what will they do with him?

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The Spider-Man franchise was never going to lie dormant for long. Arguably cinema’s most profitable superhero (the Marvel franchise took until The Avengers, its seventh film, to top the box office takings of three Spider-Man offerings), the series has nevertheless been on a downward spiral for over a decade with … Read More

Film | Both Marvel and DC step forward with big reveals about their future films

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Well, it’s a good week to be a superhero fan. We’ve had so much news in the past two days from both Marvel and DC it’s hard to know where to begin. On Tuesday it was reported by Variety that Robert Downey Jnr is on the verge of signing a … Read More

Film | Is Fox Right to Make ‘Deadpool’ PG-13?

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Image: Marvel Studios For years, certain Marvel fans have been clamouring for a movie based on the character of Deadpool; a wisecracking, fourth-wall-aware, ultraviolent assassin. The idea for this project had been floating around since 2004, so when it was announced that Ryan Reynolds would be playing the cult-favourite character … Read More

Books | The Changing Face of Comic Books

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The comic book industry is a strange one. It’s dominated almost entirely by two companies -Marvel and DC – and as such, it’s perhaps the only entertainment industry that has managed to exclude, overlook or misrepresent entire groups of people for years. So when I found out the new Ms … Read More

Film | Guardians of the Galaxy – What we know so far

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Images: Marvel Enterprises, Marvel Studios With just over a week to go until Marvel’s next summer blockbuster hits our screens, it’s all systems go for the Guardians of the Galaxy cast and crew, who were out in force this weekend at the film’s international premiere in New York. A fortnight … Read More

Film | The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – Garfield and Stone's on-screen chemistry saves the day

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Video: Marvel Enterprises In the complicated world of comic book superheroes, Spider-Man, a Marvel creation, starts  his journey off in very much the same way we saw in the first film in this franchise, and in the 2002 adaptation. Later on, he joins the Avengers, but he didn’t appear in … Read More

Film | Captain America: The Winter Soldier – surpassing its predecessor

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The second of three Marvel films to hit cinemas in 2014, The Winter Soldier follows everyone’s favourite defrosted World War Two veteran as he tries to adapt to life after the events of The Avengers and finds his whole world come crashing down with the reappearance of an old friend. … Read More