The Unofficial MCU Timeline, Part 5 – CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER

This whole exercise of trying to establish a firm timeline for the Marvel Cinematic Universe is more than a little bit silly because precisely when each of these stories takes place doesn’t really matter. The setting is significant inasmuch as figuring out how each movie relates to one another, but the core story of Iron Man doesn’t … Continue reading The Unofficial MCU Timeline, Part 5 – CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER

MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER Recap: “Hollywood Ending”

This review contains spoilers. Well, here we are. The curtain has fallen on Agent Carter Season Two, and perhaps the series altogether. The arc of my relationship with this season has certainly been interesting, having initially been vaguely disappointed by what I viewed as kind of muddled themes, only to be gobsmacked by the realization that maybe … Continue reading MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER Recap: “Hollywood Ending”

MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER Recap: “The Edge of Mystery” and “A Little Song and Dance”

This review contains spoilers. One of the most distressing changes to the way we interact with movies in the twenty-first century is the advent of ‘live tweeting.’ Setting aside the fact that 99% of these oh-so-witty insights are neither terribly witty nor particularly insightful, the real problem here is that it violates the essential social … Continue reading MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER Recap: “The Edge of Mystery” and “A Little Song and Dance”

MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER Recap: “Life of the Party” and “Monsters”

This review contains spoilers. Power. Just last week I was wondering whether Agent Carter had finally settled into a thematic angle for this season, and last night’s pair of episodes confirms it; this season is all about power – who has it, who doesn’t, and the lengths people will go to maintain it. Across these … Continue reading MARVEL’S AGENT CARTER Recap: “Life of the Party” and “Monsters”