Tag: Superhero

SHANG-CHI (STORY ANALYSIS)SHANG-CHI (STORY ANALYSIS)

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is an American superhero action-adventure film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and based on the Marvel comics character created by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin. Our story analysis will closely examine the plot and characters of the film and will contain spoilers. 

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TITANS S03E01 – S03E03 (STORY ANALYSIS)TITANS S03E01 – S03E03 (STORY ANALYSIS)

Titans Season 3

Titans S03E01 – S03E03 are the first three episodes of the third season of the superhero drama series streaming on HBO Max featuring the DC Comics superteam. The first two seasons were streamed on the now defunct DC Universe online platform, which is now focused only on comic books, with the movies and TV series being transferred over to HBO Max. It is highly unlikely that we will want to analyse the rest of Season 3, after the rather abysmal third episode in particular. Our analysis of this dismal failure follows. 

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WHAT IF…? S01E01 (REVIEW)WHAT IF…? S01E01 (REVIEW)

What If...? S01E01

What If…? S01E01 is the first instalment of the first season of an animated superhero anthology series created by A.C. Bradley for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics series of the same name. The premise of What If…? is to tell familiar stories from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) but with an alternate reality twist. Like the comic book, the series is narrated by The Watcher (voiced by Jeremy Wright), who guides the viewer through the changes to MCU canon. 

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LOKI SEASON ONE (ANALYSIS)LOKI SEASON ONE (ANALYSIS)

Loki Season One

Loki Season One recently concluded its 6-episode run on Disney+. The first season of this scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), starred Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson. We analyse Loki Season One with a view to comparing the quality of its plot and characterisations against the value of the series in the context of the MCU as a whole.

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BLACK WIDOW (MOVIE REVIEW)BLACK WIDOW (MOVIE REVIEW)

Black Widow is a 2021 American superhero action-adventure drama film based on the Marvel Comics featuring the character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The movie was slated to be released in 2020 but was delayed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. 

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LOKI S01E05 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E05 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E05

Loki S01E05 is the fifth instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers

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LOKI S01E04 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E04 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E04

Loki S01E04 is the fourth instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers. 

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LOKI S01E03 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E03 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E03

Loki S01E03 is the third instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers. 

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LOKI S01E02 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E02 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E02

Loki S01E02 is the second instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers. 

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ACCORDING TO JACK KIRBY (REVIEW)ACCORDING TO JACK KIRBY (REVIEW)

According to Jack Kirby

According to Jack Kirby is a historical book written by Michael Hill examining the claims of Jack Kirby to the creation of several seminal Marvel Comics characters of the 1960s. In the wake of the immense popularity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), one key question emerges – who created the icons that underpin the MCU’s success viz. Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and the Avengers. What about the other characters that paved the way for the MCU e.g. the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man? Would it surprise you to discover that all these characters were created by one man? And not the one you might think – JACK KIRBY. 

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LOKI S01E01 (REVIEW)LOKI S01E01 (REVIEW)

Loki S01E01

Loki S01E01 is the first instalment of the first season of a scifi superhero action-adventure drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The series stars Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as the God of Mischief, Loki Laufeyson which Hiddleston had previously portrayed in the MCU, most notably as the main antagonist in The Avengers

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JUPITER’S LEGACY VOLUME 1 (REVIEW)JUPITER’S LEGACY VOLUME 1 (REVIEW)

Jupiter's Legacy Volume 1

Jupiter’s Legacy Volume 1 is the first season of a superhero action-adventure streaming TV drama created by Steven S. DeKnight. This adaptation is based on the comic book series of the same name created by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely. Jupiter’s Legacy Volume 1 recounts the origin story of the Union of Justice – set in 1929 – and develops the generation gap threatening to tear apart the contemporary group of heroes. 

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INVINCIBLE S01E07 (REVIEW)INVINCIBLE S01E07 (REVIEW)

Invincible S01E07

Invincible S01E07 is the penultimate instalment of the first season of an animated superhero action-adventure TV drama streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The series is based on the Image Comic of the same name, created by writer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) and artist Cory Walker. 

S P O I L E R S  

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INVINCIBLE S01E06 (REVIEW)INVINCIBLE S01E06 (REVIEW)

Invincible S01E06

Invincible S01E06 is the sixth instalment of the first season of an animated superhero action-adventure TV drama streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The series is based on the Image Comic of the same name, created by writer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) and artist Cory Walker. 

S P O I L E R S  F O L L O W 

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FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER S01E05 (REVIEW)FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER S01E05 (REVIEW)

Falcon and Winter Soldier S01E05

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier S01E05 is the penultimate instalment of a six-part superhero streaming TV drama miniseries. Set six months after the events of Avengers : Endgame, the miniseries continues to expand on the Marvel Cinematic Universe (“MCU”) after the 5 year blip, and the impact this has on the world, and of course, on the superheroes themselves. 

S P O I L E R S  F O L L O W 

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INVINCIBLE S01E05 (REVIEW)INVINCIBLE S01E05 (REVIEW)

Invincible S01E05

Invincible S01E05 is the fifth instalment of the first season of an animated superhero action-adventure TV drama streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The series is based on the Image Comic of the same name, created by writer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) and artist Cory Walker. 

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FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER S01E04 (REVIEW)FALCON AND WINTER SOLDIER S01E04 (REVIEW)

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier S01E04

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier S01E04 is the fourth instalment of a six-part superhero streaming TV drama miniseries. Set six months after the events of Avengers : Endgame, the miniseries continues to expand on the Marvel Cinematic Universe (“MCU”) after the 5 year blip, and the impact this has on the world, and of course, on the superheroes themselves. 

S P O I L E R S  F O L L O W 

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INVINCIBLE S01E04 (REVIEW)INVINCIBLE S01E04 (REVIEW)

Invincible S01E04

Invincible S01E04 is the fourth instalment of the first season of an animated superhero action-adventure TV drama streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The series is based on the Image Comic of the same name, created by writer Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) and artist Cory Walker. 

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