Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Note: Will update with Infinity War after the weekend.

I love the MCU dearly. Some less than others, specifically the last three but whatever. All the others I’d happily put on my television screen in a moments notice. Remember, kids: art is subjective so subjectively this is my ranking. Continue reading “Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe”

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“Thor: Ragnarok” Trailers Go Full Jack Kirby + Screenshots

The Thor: Ragnarok trailers are fucking bananas. There’s no other way for me to describe them. Taika Waititi, the brilliant mind behind What We Do in the Shadows and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, two of my favorite movies, embraces the full Jack Kirby influence of the grander Marvel mythos. He’s not aiming for the cosmic awe of Guardians of the Galaxy, instead opting to mine the roots of the material for all their goofy and wild glory. Mix the first trailer’s excellent use of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song” with the second trailer’s heavy synth track Magic Sword’s “In the Face of Evil” and we might just have the most outlandish Marvel movie yet. I can’t wait.

And god damn, that last shot. Surtur!

Here are some screenshots of this insane trailer campaign.

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Thor: Ragnarok opens November 2, 2017.