WandaVision, the MCU, and Art That Can’t Exist on Its Own – My Take

"How do you measure the value of art that can't stand on its own?" Sometimes, it can be hard to believe that it has been nearly 13 years since Marvel took over the pop culture landscape with 2008's Iron Man. Perhaps what's even more unbelievable though, is the fact that they are still as dominant at … Continue reading WandaVision, the MCU, and Art That Can’t Exist on Its Own – My Take

Marvel Cinematic Universe – Ranked

I’m aware of what Marvel movies are. What I mean by that is I know they’re not the most prestigious form of filmmaking that exists. I know there have been great Marvel movies and I know there have been bad Marvel movies. I know that many of the films follow are extremely formulaic, which can … Continue reading Marvel Cinematic Universe – Ranked

12 Reasons Disney’s Star Wars Trilogy Failed

I love Star Wars. But I do believe there is a strong case to be made that this new trilogy was a failure. Not a commercial failure obviously as these movies made a ton of money and The Force Awakens still stands as the highest grossing film in terms of domestic box office. But, instead I … Continue reading 12 Reasons Disney’s Star Wars Trilogy Failed

No, Marvel Movies Did Not Ruin Hollywood – My Take

If you’ve ever been on film twitter, or the Youtube comment section of a film review/commentary channel, or talked to Martin Scorsese, you may have heard the idea that Marvel is a problem for Hollywood. The theory is based on the idea that Marvel boxes out smaller films, and smaller filmmakers, from receiving attention or … Continue reading No, Marvel Movies Did Not Ruin Hollywood – My Take