HIV rates among queer black men remain shockingly high. Marvell Terry tells us about a plan to finally turn this ship around.
THE MARVEL Cinematic Universe’s first true Black Panther “Easter egg” popped up five years ago, in “Captain America: The First Avenger.” In one scene, as our hero first sees a prototypical shield made of the rarest metal on earth, Howard Stark — the father of Iron Man — tells us that the tool is made of […]
Review: Everything Batman V Superman got wrong, "Avengers 2.5" gets right.
Consider this the summer of superhero discontent. First came "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," with the twin titans of the DC Comics universe having at each other like enraged cage fighters. Now it's Marvel's turn, and "Captain America: Civil War" doesn't hesitate to amp up the volume. Not...
In the last few years of the Obama era, the phrase “ __ is the blackest thing ever” has become a bit overused. Beyoncé’s latest video is the blackest thing ever! This meme is the blackest thing ever! Barack/Michelle just did the blackest thing ever! And so on, and so on. Show More Summary
The bad news is, there are about ten movies going on in "Captain America: Civil War," which is at least seven too many. The good news is, most of them are fun, and there are enough rousing moments to elevate the movie to Marvel's top...Show More Summary
With the arrival of Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is entering Phase Three of the franchise â?? so it's a pretty natural time to look back and reflect on what's come before. In eight years we have seen the release of 12 different comic book movies, and each one has helped lay the path that the series has taken. Show More Summary
How political modeling can help understand the conflict in Captain America: Civil War – and how Civil War can help us understand politics. Modeling Politics in Marvel’s Civil War originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
When you see this week's latest Marvel release, Captain America: Civil War, you'll have the most questions about one certain Avenger, even though this movie is packed full of 'em. Black Panther is a character who brings with him multiple...Show More Summary
It's nearly impossible not to appreciate the world we live in. With CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR coming out this week, we're set to be treated with more than a dozen Marvel superheroes -- which is unparalleled in its scope and drama. However, while CIVIL WAR is most definitely a milestone for the studio, it's by no means the end game. Show More Summary
The next Avengers sequel was announced last year as part of Marvel’s Phase 3, with Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1 set to arrive in 2018 followed by Avengers: Infinity War – Part 2 in 2019. And with Inhumans off the table, it looks like the second half of Infinity War will now close out the third phase of the MCU. Show More Summary
When Krysten Ritter signed on as the titular character in Netflix's noir drama "Marvel's Jessica Jones," she was drawn to the idea of the series serving as a psychological character study. Crashing into street signs would come later. Deviating from the norm of most Marvel screen properties, the...
Captain America Civil War continues the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a battle that could change the Avengers forever I love the Marvel movies. I have watched these films pretty much from the beginning and it is no secret that the comics had a rough couple of years making the transition to the big screen. Show More Summary
Cinco de Mayo wouldn’t be complete without a refreshing Classic Margarita, but we love to explore new twists on this ubiquitous Mexican cocktail recipe.
The Russos discussed who they'd like to bring into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and if they'll stick with Marvel after "Avengers: Infinity War."
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is generating all kinds of hype, enjoyment and revenue on a consistent basis. Captain America: Civil War was an outstanding take on a popular story arc from Marvel’s Avengers. As well as being a brilliant stand alone movie, it created so much excitement for upcoming films like Spiderman: Homecoming and Black Panther. One of the […]
Director Josh Boone reveals which iconic Marvel characters will be featured in his New Mutants movie adaptation.
We probably have one of the most perfect writer/comics character pairings ever happening right now over at Marvel. Ta-Nehisi Coates writing Black Panther. Issue #1 is out now, and in this awesome video from Marvel, Coates reminds you exactly why T’Challa, aka Black Panther, is such a special character. He talks about the importance of […]
Here's a breakdown of all 13 movies in the franchise, including 'Captain America: Civil War.'
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become mind-bogglingly complex. Even if you have seen all 12 movies (and are planning on seeing the 13th, Captain America: Civil War), there's a good chance your brain has let go of some plot details in favor of more pressing memories, like where you put your keys. Show More Summary