All posts tagged Marvel

The Power of Pop Culture

With the release of Avengers: Endgame, the world has collectively mourned, and celebrated, this heavily awaited, visual culmination of beloved characters, whose adventures have poignantly defined modern pop culture. I […]

Exclusive Review of Captain Marvel

Every previous MCU entry has had one major element in common: a male lead. The final stand-alone movie before Avengers: Endgame, the finale of Phase 3, has ultimately subverted this […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp: A light and refreshing entry to the MCU

It’s ironic that the 20th entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is not a grand epic crossover like Infinity War, but instead a sequel to Ant-Man; better remembered for Edgar […]

Avengers: Infinity War Review – Thanos Demands Your Attention, as Marvel Makes its Boldest Movie Yet

From the release of Jon Favreau’s Iron Man in 2008, and through the seventeen standalone and team-up movies that followed, Avengers: Infinity War finally arrives, the culmination of producer Kevin […]

Visit ‘Hope’ at the Natural History Museum

If you cannot afford to go to London’s Sea Life Aquarium, I would like to offer you an alternative venue to get your aquatic fix. For the foreseeable future you can not […]

In Defence of Black Panther: Why Social Significance Can Sometimes Outweigh Cinematic Value

It’s a fickle thing, this cinema business. It finds itself trying to bring joy to millions of people, during a volcanic period of social injustice and cultural re-evaluation. How can […]

Black Panther Review – Ryan Coogler’s Contribution to the Marvel Canon is a Cultural Milestone that Challenges and Satisfies in Equal Measure

With a total of eighteen features to its name since 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become something of a cultural phenomenon with its grand narrative, interlinking an array of comic book […]

Greenwich Market: the gift that keeps on giving.

Just a little outside of central London, Greenwich is a haven for Londoners and tourists alike. It is renowned for its lush Royal Park, museums and observatories, and last but […]

Thor: Ragnarok Review – Director Taika Waititi steals Thor’s Thunder in this Zippy, Quippy Threequel

In spite of its overwhelming success, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been criticised in the past for not providing its directors with much room to express themselves personally: I myself […]