Category Archives: Superhero Fiction

Why the MCU Phase 4 Will Fail . . . And What Marvel Should Do About It

I wasn’t an MCU fan from the get-go.  And I am still not a fanboy.  I was a Marvel kid, but I was far, far more interested in Spider-Man and the X-Men than in the Avengers.  But the MCU earned … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – MCU Movie Edition

Growing up I was a Spider-Man and X-Men fan.  My comic book collection consists of three boxes at this point.  There are only a few scattered comics featuring the various Avengers.  I haven’t been a dedicated fan of the MCU.  … Continue reading

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Russian Superhero Movie “Guardians” is a Bad Movie that is Good Fun

Remember that wild-ass trailer for a Russian superhero movie with a werebear?  The good news is that you can stream a dubbed version for free with Amazon Prime.  The bad news is that it isn’t a good movie.  The other … Continue reading

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Robin Hood (2018) Is Made By and For People Who Think History Is Lame

You’ve seen the trailer.  You knew that the latest Robin Hood movie was going to be bad.  It was certain to play loose and fast with the mythology and the history.  That could, in theory, still result in a damn … Continue reading

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Daredevil Season 3 is the Best Netflix MCU Season Yet (non-spoiler review)

Season 3 of Daredevil isn’t just the best season of Daredevil—it is the best Netflix MCU season period.  Which makes sense, I suppose, since season 1 of Daredevil was previously the best Netflix MCU season.  What is more remarkable is … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – Netflix MCU Edition

I am a little behind on my Netflix MCU shows, but I might actually be caught up by the time Daredevil season three drops on Friday.  Not that any of that is an exciting prospect.  The Netflix MCU shows have … Continue reading

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First Trailer for Dark Phoenix

The X-Men movies just aren’t as good as the MCU movies.  But I still prefer them, because the X-Men are what I grew up reading and because the X-Men are simply better grist than the Avengers.  For all its faults, … Continue reading

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