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Marvel’s Wil Traval Discusses ‘Jessica Jones’ Taking Over Netflix

In recent years, the world of entertainment has been touched more and more by non-American performers, writers, and artists. Look at any award show, and many of the nominees and presenters will deliver speeches in various, lovely accents. Television has certainly been no exception. And thanks to Australian actor Wil Traval, Marvel is one of the […]

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AKA The Strongest Heroine on Netflix – A Look at Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’

In October 2013, Marvel Studios announced the preparation of four drama series and a miniseries totaling sixty episodes for release through Netflix.  Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist were announced as the properties to find life on the small screen. Marvel’s Daredevil released this past April to popular acclaim, centering around the dark and detailed […]

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Movie Review: The Not-So-‘Fantastic Four’

The Fantastic Four is my favorite superhero team in the Marvel Universe. When I started reading comics, I loved X-Men and the Avengers, but was captivated by the idea of family that journeyed into the unknown together. They had differences and good times like any family, and they also beat up bad guys. No matter […]

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Marvel’s Tiniest Superhero Makes a Big Impression in ‘Ant-Man’

Warning: this review contains spoilers.  Ant-Man, right? What kind of superhero is that? Though Marvel’s latest superhero might sound a little ridiculous, and even he’ll admit that the name is, the little guy packs quite a punch. Paul Rudd stars as Scott Lang, recruited by the original Ant-Man, Hank Pym, played by Michael Douglas, to […]

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After The Fact: Why Marvel Needs The Post-Credits Scene

Warning: this article contains spoilers for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As mentioned in my Avengers: Age of Ultron review, one of the most disappointing things about the movie was the lack of a post-credits scene. Those scenes have become somewhat of a signature for Marvel with fans eagerly sitting through the credits waiting for one last tidbit […]

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Movie Review: Is ‘Ultron’ One for the Ages?

Warning: this review contains spoilers. In the three years since The Avengers first hit theaters, there have been four Marvel movies, one TV show, one TV miniseries, one Netflix series, numerous casting announcements, and an entirely new phase announced. Yet somehow, nothing seemed to generate more excitement and anticipation than Avengers: Age of Ultron. Fans […]

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Netflix is the Devil’s Playground – A Look at “Daredevil”

Comic-book fans have waited since late last year for the reboot for Daredevil, the blind lawyer-turned-vigilante from 2003’s film of the same name starring Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Colin Farrell. The leads received praise for their performances but the film itself was weak on plot and character development. The director’s cut […]

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Welcome to the Age of Heroes

I recently attended a local game night with some good friends. We meet up once or twice a month for dinner and drinks, and discuss our favorite hobbies and pastimes. Board games and sports are the usual topics but on this night, I brought along the DC Heroes Deck-Building Game, a card game where players can […]

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Before SHIELD: “Marvel’s Agent Carter”- Episode 8 “Valediction”

We’ve arrived at the final episode for the inaugural season of Marvel’s Agent Carter. We’ve followed Peggy Carter as she’s reassembled her life after the loss of her love, Captain America, and her struggle for respect in a male–dominated 1940’s America.

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Before SHIELD: “Marvel’s Agent Carter”- Episode 7 “Snafu”

Inspired by the films “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Marvel’s Agent Carter” is a series created for ABC based on beloved Agent Peggy Carter. Our writer, DeShawn Blankenship recaps the mini-series each week, updating you with the very latest in his series, Before SHIELD.

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Before SHIELD: “Marvel’s Agent Carter”- Episode 6 “A Sin to Err”

Inspired by the films “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Marvel’s Agent Carter” is a series created for ABC based on beloved Agent Peggy Carter. Our writer, DeShawn Blankenship recaps the mini-series each week, updating you with the very latest in his series, Before SHIELD.

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Before SHIELD: “Marvel’s Agent Carter”- Episode 5 “The Iron Ceiling”

Inspired by the films “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Marvel’s Agent Carter” is a series created for ABC based on beloved Agent Peggy Carter. Our writer, DeShawn Blankenship recaps the mini-series each week, updating you with the very latest in his series, Before SHIELD.

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Before SHIELD: “Marvel’s Agent Carter”- Episode 4 “The Blitzkrieg Button”

Inspired by the films “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Marvel’s Agent Carter” is a series created for ABC based on beloved Agent Peggy Carter. Our writer, DeShawn Blankenship recaps the mini-series each week, updating you with the very latest in his series, Before SHIELD.

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