The Scarlet Witch (And Why She’s So Awesome)

I I get the feeling that a lot of people may not liked the fate of the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) but one has to admit she was all sorts of awesome in the movie. From her introduction in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) – though […]

Black Manta or Black Man-Duh

I understand the moviemakers sometimes have to sacrifice accuracy for realism when producing something based on a comic book because what looks good in a drawing doesn’t always translate well to real life (which is why we’re likely to NEVER see a comic-accurate Scarlet Witch in the Avengers movies). That being said, the goal should […]

Can We Stop With The ’67 Characters’ Nonsense?

Recently quite a few venues are running with the idea that the Russo brothers (Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the upcoming Captain America: Civil War) are going to have 67 characters in their upcoming two-parter. Avengers: Infinity War. This is, on the face of it, nonsensical because last time I checked Marvel Studios haven’t even introduced […]

Review – Avengers: Age of Ultron

“For me, one of the signs of a good movie is that it rewards repeat viewing.  Avengers: Age of Ulton fits the bill.”   I’ve already reviewed Avengers: Age of Ultron here for Moviepilot, though I tend to be easily overwhelmed by spectacle–which this movie has in spades–so I saw it a second time, to better […]