Countdown to Avengers Endgame: Captain America: Civil War

Countdown to Avengers Endgame: Captain America: Civil War

Despite the massive roster of characters appearing in this film it is still ultimately Captain America’s story. Using the frame work of The Sokovia Accords and his relationship with Bucky/The Winter Soldier, Cap finds himself having to choose between doing what’s right and what’s legal as well as protecting a friend, even if the person he is protecting them from is also a friend. In typical Cap fashion he of course refuses the path of least resistance. […]

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Review: Avengers: Infinity War – 10 years snapped by

Regardless of how you feel about the Marvel movies as a whole, Avengers: Infinity War is the definition of a cinematic event. Not just for the sheer spectacle or massive cast, though it has both of those to spare, Infinity War is a film that has done something no other film has done before. It is the culmination of 18 films and the world those films have built. Does it (can it?) live up to the hype?

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Dr. Geek: Jesus Christ, Superhero?

With C2E2 almost set to launch from the McCormick Place in downtown Chicago, I wrap up my three part series on superheroes with this entry, in which I attempt to answer this question: do religious figures and the heroes of legend fall under the definition of “superheroes,” as outlined in part I? First, let’s look at the heroes of legend […]

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