Comic book movie

Avengers: Endgame brings superhero cinema’s 9/11 obsession full circle

By Al Horner

The conclusion to the MCU’s Infinity Saga brings a sense of closure two decades in the making.

Endgame and the other 22nd entries in movie franchise history

By James Luxford

How does the MCU’s latest compare with the corresponding instalments in these other film series?

Avengers: Endgame

By Hannah Woodhead

The stars align one final time in this emotional and fitting finale to the Avengers saga.

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Angelina Jolie poised to join Chloe Zhao’s Marvel movie

By Charles Bramesco

The A-list star is in talks to join the rising indie director’s next film The Eternals.

Captain Marvel’s Air Force problem

By Chris Heasman

Marvel’s fawning over the military service of its latest hero is a step in an unfortunate direction.

10 years on, Watchmen remains a vital comic book adaptation

By Hannah Woodhead

Zack Snyder’s ambitious and divisive take on Alan Moore’s graphic novel deserves a second look.

Captain Marvel

By Hannah Woodhead

Brie Larson is great as Carol Danvers, but we’d hoped for slightly more from Marvel’s first female solo superhero movie.

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How Tony Stark became Marvel’s most authentic, relatable hero

By Millicent Thomas

Iron Man’s arc has continuously evolved over his decade-long stint in the MCU.

We’re still figuring out how to capture comic books on screen

By Tom Dunn

With superhero movies reaching saturation point, it’s time more embraced the visual tone and texture of the physical medium.

Aquaman

By Elena Lazic

DC Comics chance their arm with this zany, entertaining and frequently confounding underwater epic.

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What superhero movies taught me about journalism

By Henry Bevan

From Lois Lane to Eddie Brock, the role of the intrepid reporter is often reduced to a cheap plot device.

The road to Infinity is paved with good storytelling

By Callum Costello

How Marvel Studios wedded creativity and economy to reshape the blockbuster landscape.

What’s so fascinating about The Joker?

By James Luxford

With Leonardo DiCaprio and Joaquin Phoenix in line to play Gotham’s terroriser in chief, we explore the enduring appeal of a comic book icon.

Is it time to do away with post-credits scenes?

By James Luxford

These bonus moments have become a mainstay of modern blockbuster. But are they a cynical marketing tool or cinema’s secret weapon?

Revisiting Blade II: Guillermo del Toro’s slick superhero B-movie

By Padraig Cotter

With its sympathetic monsters and distinct visuals, this 2002 sequel is the director’s most underrated film.

Black Panther

By Hannah Woodhead

Creed wunderkind Ryan Coogler takes the reigns to deliver Marvel’s best origin story since Iron Man.

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Made in Black America: Why Black Panther is more than a comic book movie

By Callum Costello

Marvel’s latest represents the culmination of years of reinvention in black filmmaking.

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