Zendaya’s Casting as Mary Jane Watson Proves It’s Never Just About “Canon”
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Zendaya’s Casting as Mary Jane Watson Proves It’s Never Just About “Canon”

So this past weekend, I spent all my time collecting a bunch of Chet™ tears as well as the tears of his nerdy cousin Doug™. Why was I doing this? Well, here’s the thing: Ya girl Mary Jane Watson…is now Black. That’s right. Marvel recently announced that Zendaya Coleman is going to be playing the … Continue reading

10 Thoughts on the ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer
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10 Thoughts on the ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer

Sweet Christmas. After enjoying the peak Blackness of Luke Cage’s SDCC teaser trailer in which he kicked ass in nothing but a Black hoodie, Cage has returned in full cinematic glory via the Netflix trailer that dropped yesterday morning. And let’s just say that it was worth the wait. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, … Continue reading

12 Thoughts On That ‘Jessica Jones’ Trailer
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12 Thoughts On That ‘Jessica Jones’ Trailer

***Originally posted on Moviepilot*** ***Caution: Spoilers Ahead*** If you’ve been on the internet at all in the last three days, you have probably seen the newest Jessica Jones trailer. Still, if you were unlucky enough to miss its initial release hype train, I’ve got you covered: I know. I KNOW! All that excitement aside (seriously, … Continue reading

Where’s The Alcohol?: Revisiting Tony Stark’s Glossed Over Alcoholism
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Where’s The Alcohol?: Revisiting Tony Stark’s Glossed Over Alcoholism

***Originally published on Moviepilot*** It has been over fifty years since Marvel’s inception. Since that fateful day in 1961, Marvel has established itself as the edgier publication, especially in comparison to its main rival, DC. While “edgier” invokes a certain feel—i.e. doing random runs just to be provocative—it is much more than that. Marvel’s edginess … Continue reading

What Heroes Are Made Of: A Brief Look At Batman and Spider-Man’s Origin Stories
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What Heroes Are Made Of: A Brief Look At Batman and Spider-Man’s Origin Stories

***Originally published on Moviepilot*** I love origin stories! Let me back up and explain myself. I don’t necessarily “love” how f*cked up origin stories can be (re: the dead parent trope), but I do love the work that people put into good origin stories, however tragic they may be. And speaking of tragic, you ever noticed … Continue reading

Fourth Time’s A Charm?: Why I’m Not Excited About Yet Another Fantastic Four Reboot
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Fourth Time’s A Charm?: Why I’m Not Excited About Yet Another Fantastic Four Reboot

***Originally published on Moviepilot*** Rumor has it that Fantastic Four will be rebooted. Again. Which should come as a surprise to no one. Granted, this rumor has mostly been debunked, but I’m still interested in discussing the possibilities. You see, two months ago, I watched Fox try their hand—for a third time—at bringing Marvel’s First … Continue reading

Drag Me Back To Hell: What Should We Expect From Daredevil Season 2?
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Drag Me Back To Hell: What Should We Expect From Daredevil Season 2?

***Originally published on Moviepilot*** May contain spoilers. Proceed with caution. By now, you’ve probably seen the trailer for the upcoming season of Daredevil, courtesy of NYCC. And by trailer, I mean teaser trailer. And by teaser trailer, I mean mostly a trailer for season one with, like, maybe a minute of new footage on it. … Continue reading