Tag: Marvel

Disney to reduce number of future Marvel TV and Movie releases

Disney to reduce number of future Marvel TV and Movie releases

Disney has announced a much-needed overhaul of its future Marvel content slates. In an announcement on Tuesday morning, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the change in how the media corporation will produce its Marvel content in its fiscal second-quarter earnings call. According to Iger, Disney will begin producing only two new Marvel TV series and […]

Will the success of X-Men 97 see a resurgence in Action Cartoon Series? (OP-ED)

Will the success of X-Men 97 see a resurgence in Action Cartoon Series? (OP-ED)

There was a time when action-adventure cartoons dominated pop culture. For many fans of animation, the 90s and early to mid-2000s were some of the greatest years for action cartoons. Series like Teen Titans, Danny Phantom, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and especially Avatar: The Last Airbender brought new life into animation. These […]

Marvel movies have not felt the same since “Avengers: Endgame.” (Op-Ed)

Marvel movies have not felt the same since “Avengers: Endgame.” (Op-Ed)

There used to be a certain magic in rushing to midnight showings of the latest Marvel film, an exhilarating mix of anxiety and excitement as you found your seat, reclined, and started munching on popcorn. Light laughter and chatter die down as the theatre goes dark, and you can feel theatergoers’ hearts beat in sync […]

“Madame Web:” a film with too many mistakes. (Op-Ed)

“Madame Web:” a film with too many mistakes. (Op-Ed)

Warning: Mild spoilers for “Madame Web.” “Madame Web” is hilarious, but it’s not a comedy. After the stellar flop of 2022’s “Morbius,” Sony’s latest Marvel film is a huge letdown. It’s a soulless film and a huge slap in the face to fans who love Marvel comics. With a current score of 13% on Rotten […]

Marvel reveals first trailer for X-Men ’97

Marvel reveals first trailer for X-Men ’97

The X-Men are back with a new animated series. Marvel unveiled the first teaser trailer for X-Men ‘97, a continuation of its popular ‘90s cartoon X-Men: The Animated Series. According to Entertainment Weekly, the series picks up after the death of Charles Xavier in the original show’s 1997 finale. Now, Cyclops leads the team on […]

Marvel retroactively adds its Netflix shows into the MCU canon

Marvel retroactively adds its Netflix shows into the MCU canon

Marvel has finally canonized its six highly popular Netflix shows into the official Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney+ timeline.  Initially spotted by X/Twitter user CanWeGetToast, listings on Disney+ revealed that the Netflix Marvel shows now take place in Phase 3. Daredevil and Jessica Jones are set between I Am Groot and Avengers: Age of Ultron while […]

Marvel fires Johnathan Majors, leaving MCU’s future uncertain

Marvel fires Johnathan Majors, leaving MCU’s future uncertain

Marvel Studios will not keep Johnathan Majors for future projects, following his conviction for assault and harassment on Monday. Previously cast as Marvel Cinematic Universe villain Kang the Conqueror, effectively teased as the successor to Thanos as the next multi-movie big bad, his firing leaves the future of the franchise uncertain. “Avengers: The Kang Dynasty,” […]

Wakanda Forever: How Black Panther Examines the Complexity of Grief in the Black Community

Wakanda Forever: How Black Panther Examines the Complexity of Grief in the Black Community

If you’re anything like me, you flock to the movie theater every time a new Marvel movie hits the box office. Naturally, I flew to the movie theater when Black Panther was released in 2018. Being able to see Black people wearing traditional Kente clothing and African wear, embodying the spirit of Wakanda, and being unapologetically Black was both exhilarating and liberating. Seeing black children being able to finally see a superhero that looks like them brought me joy. The film also demonstrated the potential, bravery, and tenacity of Black women, such as Princess Shuri, which ignited my “Black girl nerd.” Seeing a film that depicted Black excellence was refreshing in a world where so much of our experience is told through the lens of oppression and death.

American Propaganda In the MCU

American Propaganda In the MCU

Growing up in the United States meant that Marvel movies were inescapable. Even as a young girl who was more inclined towards Mean Girls and the Princess Diaries, I watched every Captain America and Iron Man movie. Much like Marvel movies, Americans grow up bombarded with positive messages about the American military and are often encouraged to offer their bodies up to be American heroes themselves.

DC Studios are Mapping its Next 10-Year Plan: What’s Next?

DC Studios are Mapping its Next 10-Year Plan: What’s Next?

Screenwriter James Gunn and movie producer Peter Safran have announced that they are currently working on DC Studios new 10 year plan. The DC franchise faced a series of failures and missteps since 2013 when they attempted to rival Marvel’s cinematic universe. The franchise also faced internal instability after Warner Bros bought by Warner Bros. Since the acquisition, Warner Bros. has consistently attempted to revamp DC. Part of the studio’s major overhauls included Warner Bros. hiring James Gunn and James Safron to work as co CEOs. In the Warner Bros. recent Discovery townhall, James Gunn discussed working on future plans.

Rihanna announces first solo single in six years to be featured in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” 

Rihanna announces first solo single in six years to be featured in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” 

Rihanna has officially returned, well almost. The singer is set to return to our ears on Friday (October 28) with the new single “Lift Me Up,” which will be featured in the upcoming Marvel sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. According to a press release announcing the star’s first solo single since 2016, the song was written by Tems, Oscar winner Ludwig Göransson, Rihanna, and Panther director Ryan Coogler and recorded in five countries and produced by Göransson.

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