With great homework comes great responsibility. Spider-Man: Homecoming brings us back to Peter ‘s high school years (he’s fifteen) as he tries to balance his family, friends, homework, and an ongoing application to join the Avengers. Publicly claiming to be a member of the ‘Stark Internship’, young Peter is secretly being mentored by Tony Stark… [Read More]
“You’ve spent your whole life looking through a key hole.” – The Ancient One When Robert Downey Jr. first brought Tony Stark to life in 2008’s Iron Man, none of us had any idea that we would be this far down the proverbial Marvel ‘rabbit hole’ at this point. A mere eight years later, we… [Read More]
This week, on a very special crossover episode of the podcast, we join forces with Mikey Fissel (Reel World Theology) and Pastor James Harleman (Cinemagogue) to discuss the biggest film of the summer – CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR! We discuss everything from post-modern ideology to that airport fight. Don’t miss it! Want to continue to… [Read More]
A year ago, as ScreenFish was born, we rallied to cover Avengers: Age of Ultron. I had glowing things to say about this popcorn genre film that reached for the stars and shared a vision of our humanity. A year later, Marvel/Disney dropped close to our anniversary, and my partners in crime were awestruck. I, on the… [Read More]
Where Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice fails, Captain America: Civil War succeeds. The story is deeper and the conflict is more believable. In fact Civil War may just be the best superhero film to come out since The Dark Knight.
You’re going to see Captain America: Civil War for the action, so that’s what you’re going to get. And you’re going to like it.
Before the screening I attended of Captain America: Civil War the screen was filled with a message encouraging people to take part in the social media strategy of the film by tweeting either #TeamCap or #TeamIronMan to designate which side they favor. Welcome to the political edition of the Marvel Universe.
It’s hard to look at the comic book of Civil War and accurately compare it to the upcoming film since the comics are on a much larger scale. However, for what Marvel Studios has done, comparing it to the books will really bring us an in-depth look at both and allow us to see why… [Read More]
The line in the sand has been drawn. You are either Team Cap or Team Iron Man. The latest trailer gives us enough of the plot to have a basic idea of why they don’t see eye to eye, but we still don’t know the why.
This weekend, Ant-Man hits theaters, setting a new high for the impressive power of Marvel’s ability to take even the smallest (no pun intended), least well known, and mostly inconsequential superhero title and make it into a blockbuster. Yes, I said it, Paul Rudd will probably be the latest face of Marvel’s greatness as the proverbial… [Read More]