From femme fatale to complex superhero: The evolution of the MCU’s Black Widow

The Marvel Cinematic Universe hasn’t just changed the way people consume movie franchises. It’s also changed the way audiences engage with cinematic characters. Heroes introduced as the lead of their own film can go on to be tertiary characters in another and vice versa. And no character better embodies this new form…

A visit to the new Marvel museum exhibit, where the MCU movies are the real heroes

Anyone who’s read Sean Howe’s Marvel Comics: The Untold Story or Blake Bell and Michael Vassallo’s The Secret History Of Marvel Comics knows there’s a rich background and involving narrative surrounding the creation of some of our most iconic and enduring superheroes. But a new exhibit makes a simpler argument:…

Here's a handy 5-minute recap to get you primed for Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War is only a few days away, marking the beginning of the end of “Phase Three” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you’re in need of a refresher, but don’t have time to watch the last six films by Friday, you’re in luck: The A.V. Club prepared this handy five-minute recap to get you prepared.

James Cameron hopes Avengers "fatigue" sets in soon, because he has all these Avatar movies coming out

Avengers: Infinity War is the penultimate film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but while the studio has yet to release any info on what we can expect from the new era, James Cameron’s already over it. According to Indiewire, the director, who’s out promoting his new AMC series, AMC Visionaries: James