• Avengers: Endgame – Captain America, Friendship, and Masculinity

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    By now, most of us have seen Avengers: Endgame. While the film gave us a lot of feels, it certainly wasn’t without its problems. As the Avengers’ swan song, and the wrap-up of so many storylines, what was surprising was the lack of closure for Steve Rogers and his platonic, male friendships.

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  • Fat Thor is a Joke. That’s Why I Love Him.

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    Over the past week there’s been quite a few articles about the problems inherent to Thor’s new body shape in Avengers: Endgame, and before I get into my complicated feelings about what that means for me, as a fat person, I want to take a moment to affirm my agreement with the critics who have

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  • Reel Geek Girl On Spider-Man: Homecoming

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    Spider-Man: Homecoming Jon Watts (dir), Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, and Jon Favreau, with Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr. July 2017 PG-13 Spider-Man: Homecoming marks the first film co-created by Sony and Marvel together to bring the character (who has thus far appeared in his own unconnected separate universe in five other films) to

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  • Mutant X vs. The People

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    • June 18, 2017

    As you may know, as every discussion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe acknowledges, 20th Century Fox owns the filmic licensing rights to Marvel’s X-Men. These rights extend somewhat murkily.

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  • “Dark Phoenix” Movie: A Case of Nepotism Over Character

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    There have been a lot of rumours that the sequel to X-Men: Apocalypse might be a Dark Phoenix story, and in late April, Entertainment Weekly confirmed on everyone’s speculations. X-Men: Dark Phoenix will release worldwide on November 2, 2018, after New Mutants (April 13) and Deadpool 2 (June 1). 2018 will truly be the year of the mutants. As even a

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  • Top 5 X-Men Villains the Movies Should Utilize

    Top 5 X-Men Villains the Movies Should Utilize0

    Even though the X-Men film franchise is not as strong as the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it still has a lot kick left to keep going. 2016’s Deadpool reinvigorated fans, and the latest release, Logan, did not disappoint by any standards. The two movies have deservedly earned a lot of praise, leading many people to say they’ve

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