Thor: Ragnarok – Teaser Trailer

I have no idea why they’re calling the new trailer for Thor: Ragnarok a ‘teaser’ because it definitely has all the goods. Ironically, what makes it such a joy to watch was that the prior movie in the series, Thor: The Dark World–while by no means terrible–was a bit underwhelming. Director Taika Waititi looks like he’s hit […]

Iron Fist Revealed!

I understand that Marvel Television in its ‘street-level’ heroes tends to seek a more grounded, realistic esthetic than those typically employed by Marvel Studios. That probably has a lot to do with why of all the Defenders only one, Daredevil, has a costume (which is more in the vein of tactical armor than a costume, […]

Iron Fist Official Trailer

Marvel Studios was the first studio to create a interlinked series of movies– known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe or MCU–based upon preexisting properties (like Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and the Hulk) that culminated in event movies (such as The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron) that featured all (or the bulk of) the […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Teaser Trailer

A teaser trailer for Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming was released today, and having seen it I almost wish they hadn’t.  First off, it has a very found footage type of feel (which is to say a bit cheap).  Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, it ends with Spider-Man/Peter Parker (Tom Holland) exclaiming, “This is the coolest thing […]