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Tag Archives: MCU Marvel Cinematic Universe

Thank you, Regina King: 2019 Year in Review

My belated look at 2019 puts 2020 into perspective.

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020 · Leave a comment

2019 Movie Catch-Up

In which Yours Truly tries to recount the few flicks he actually saw these past few months.

Thursday, 12 December, 2019 · 1 Comment

Happy if She were Nappy: Thoughts on Storm, the Greatest X-Man

When the MCU reboots the ‘X-Men’ film series, here’s the one change they NEED to make.

Friday, 14 June, 2019 · 4 Comments

I saw ‘Black Panther’ last night and My Life is Better for it (My Non-Spoiler Review)

Black Panther isn’t “a hero who happens to be Black”. Rather, Black identity is central and crucial to the story of his fantastic first MCU solo film.

Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 · 3 Comments

I’m Lovin’ ‘Black Lightning’ for all the same reasons I Hated ‘Luke Cage’ (and I’m an MCU fan!)

The unapologetic Blackness of this superhero show makes it a must-watch.✊🏿

Thursday, 25 January, 2018 · 3 Comments

Pillar of Salt: Looking back at the Best and Worst of 2017

Sorry, Frank – it was NOT “a very good year”.

Still, there were bright spots to be found.

Saturday, 13 January, 2018 · Leave a comment

At last, a Good ‘Spider-Man’ Movie!!!

The MCU takes over for the wallcrawler’s big-screen adventures, resulting in the first Spidey film one would actually want to watch again.

Thursday, 29 June, 2017 · 5 Comments

Ever So ‘Sleight’-ly Better

Though it has its flaws, a great deal of imagination makes this the best “real” superhero film since M. Night Shyamalan’s UNBREAKABLE.

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017 · 1 Comment

People are ‘Strange’

The MCU goes semi-psychedelic in the nig-screen debut of the good doctor.

Sunday, 15 January, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dancer in the ‘Dark World’

The MCU thunder-god gets a sequel light years better than his tepid first outing.

Sunday, 22 December, 2013 · Leave a comment