Marvel’s fawning over the military service of its latest hero is a step in an unfortunate direction.
Brie Larson is great as Carol Danvers, but we’d hoped for slightly more from Marvel’s first female solo superhero movie.
Iron Man’s arc has continuously evolved over his decade-long stint in the MCU.
By Tom Dunn
With superhero movies reaching saturation point, it’s time more embraced the visual tone and texture of the physical medium.
Multiple Spider-Mans makes for outrageous fun in Marvel’s slick, constantly surprising multiverse animation.
By Henry Bevan
From Lois Lane to Eddie Brock, the role of the intrepid reporter is often reduced to a cheap plot device.
As tentpole blockbusters expand and evolve, actors are having to flex their performance muscles in different ways.
How Marvel Studios wedded creativity and economy to reshape the blockbuster landscape.
These bonus moments have become a mainstay of modern blockbuster. But are they a cynical marketing tool or cinema’s secret weapon?
With its sympathetic monsters and distinct visuals, this 2002 sequel is the director’s most underrated film.
Creed wunderkind Ryan Coogler takes the reigns to deliver Marvel’s best origin story since Iron Man.
The rapper’s work on the film’s soundtrack represents a bold new creative direction for the studio.
Marvel’s latest represents the culmination of years of reinvention in black filmmaking.
By Ella Kemp
The American actor’s latest scene-stealing performance shows what a female superhero should look like.
Superheroes go comedy as Taika Waititi brings some much needed heart, soul and humour to the Marvel universe.
As a kid, I found solace in the comic book characters who resembled my own outcast existence.
By Henry Bevan
The director’s 2002 franchise opener is a tribute to this iconic city and the people who live in it.