A look back at the disappointing Daredevil season finale

Marvel’s Daredevil is essentially an excellent 13-hour crime drama that happens to be set in a world of superheroes and mind control. It’s similar to The Dark Knight in that way; remove the Marvel logo and the references to The Avengers and it could function on its own as a compelling series about a crime boss expanding…

Avengers: Age of Ultron – The most Marvel movie ever

Avengers: Age of Ultron feels like the movie Marvel has been building towards for years. Not in terms of plot, really – that would probably be the original Avengers, the moment that all these standalone solo movies finally came together into one. But that film still felt like it was putting the pieces into place, getting this team together…

Avengers pregame: What I want out of Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron has quite a bit of stuff that it needs to get right. It has to live up to the first movie, which was among the most entertaining superhero movies ever made. It needs to set up some new characters, like Quicksilver and Scarlett Witch, that will become important in future MCU films.…

Why do so many of the Marvel villains suck?

When it was revealed that Tom Hiddleston would be appearing as Loki in Avengers: Age of Ultron, a lot of people let out an exhausted sigh. Have we not seen enough of Loki at this point? Does Marvel really need to be going back to that well again? They probably do, actually, for one simple reason: he’s one…