Marvel Cinematic Universe

Latest ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ posters don’t suck!

Posted by Matthew on June 21, 2017
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Also, did you know Iron Man is in this movie? Iron Man is in this movie. Let’s take a look!

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The first ‘Black Panther’ poster is also here

Posted by Matthew on June 12, 2017
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I was in such a rush to post the trailer that I forgot to post the poster. So let’s take a look!

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Awesome: The first ‘Black Panther’ trailer is here!

Posted by Matthew on June 12, 2017
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Yes, I am a couple days behind on this but I was out of town. In any event the first trailer for Black Panther is here and it is 🔥. Let’s watch!

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ gets two good new trailers and two terrible new posters

Posted by Matthew on May 24, 2017
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Your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man is coming to theatres for the third first time in under two months which means the marketing is about to kick into high gear. Today we got a new trailer (which is pretty good!) and two new posters (which are pretty awful!). Let’s take a look.

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Awesome: Nathan Fillion’s Simon Williams movie posters from Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

Posted by Matthew on May 23, 2017
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Back when Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 was in production the entire internet lit up with excitement when some photos from the set revealed that part of the story was set on Earth, and that on earth there would be a film festival starring Simon Williams, played by Nathan Fillion. Just an easter egg, but it was one that most of us were sad didn’t make it into the final movie. Good news though, now you can see all the movie posters from the Simon Williams Film Festival.

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Awesome: Michael Giacchino re-imagines the classic Spider-man theme

Posted by Matthew on May 22, 2017
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Michael Giacchino takes the classic theme and gives it the cinematic treatment. Let’s have a listen.

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Iron Fist Season One Review: I Don’t Have A Good Pun To Tell You To Skip It (If You Haven’t Decided To Already)

Posted by Matthew on March 28, 2017
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I finally finished watching the first season of Marvel’s latest Netflix series Iron Fist. Spoiler alert: it is not a good show.

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The Films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked, 2016 Catch Up Edition

Posted by Matthew on February 17, 2017
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We’re continuing to shake off the dust around here at Awesome Friday HQ, and one easy way to do that is to update the Marvel Fanboy Marvel Cinematic Universe Rankings. Last year there were two additions to the canon of films, Captain America: Civil War and Doctor Strange. Each were good, but where do they fit? Let’s take a look.

Last time I did this I grouped the films into three categories, this time I’m doing a straight up ranking. Feel free to agree or disagree with me. In fact, I encourage it.

Now let’s get to it.

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Matt’s Not-Quite Best 12 Movies of 2016

Posted by Matthew on January 06, 2017
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2016 was a good year for film, and anyone who tells you different didn’t see very many films. I’ve already posted my best films of 2016, but there were plenty more films that didn’t make my best of list that you should definitely make the time to see.

So then, let’s take a look at the not-quite best of 2016, presented here in alphabetical order.

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Marvel Announced Ant-Man Sequel, ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’, for 2018 + 3 New Movies for 2020

Posted by Matthew on October 08, 2015
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Paul Rudd + Evangeline Lily

Holy crap, Marvel has updated their film schedule again with a sequel to Ant-Man titled Ant-Man and The Wasp. This will be the second film with a heroine’s name in the title (Captain Marvel has been rescheduled, more on that in a moment) which is a good thing. This also makes 2017, 18, 19, and 20 all 3 Marvel movie years, which is nuts.

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Jessica Jones Teaser: Kinda Funny!

Posted by Matthew on September 28, 2015
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Jessica Jones

Netflix has a new teaser for the upcoming Marvel series ‘Jessica Jones’ Let’s take a look!

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The Films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ranked, Ant-Man Edition

Posted by Matthew on August 10, 2015
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It’s been a while since I made one of these lists! There have been two new Marvel films since last time so it’s time to see where they fit into the mix. I rewatched all the Marvel films in the lead up to Avengers: Age of Ultron so the films are still pretty fresh in the mind.

While the movies here are ranked from worst to best, I’m also grouping them into three categories: The ok ones, the good ones, and the great ones. If you’re wondering why there’s no “bad” category it’s both because I still enjoy the “ok” ones and because I can still appreciate the bad ones for the development of characters, story, and themes that run through the entire MCU (even if they’re pretty thin at times). Also also, it’s an exercise in being less negative.

Anyway, let’s get on with this.

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Daredevil Review: Too Long, But Pretty Good Anyway

Posted by Matthew on April 21, 2015
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Daredevil

I’ve finally seen all of Daredevil, the first of Marvel’s (current) 5 Netflix shows. So here’s a quick rundown of what I thought of all 13 episodes. TL;DR version? I liked it, but I didn’t love it. Also, this review will contain spoilers. I’ll keep it to a minimum but it is just not going to be possible to avoid them all, and since I like it enough to recommend you watch it, well, … you’re warned anyway.

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Hooray! Ant-Man Trailer Looks Legitimately Good!

Posted by Matthew on April 13, 2015
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Ant-Man / Paul Rudd

There’s a shiny new full trailer for Ant-Man and it looks really good!

Fair warning, this trailer feels like it gives away from plot details. That being said so do most Marvel trailers and they’ve basically all been pretty misleading about what the real story is. You call. Don’t say I never warned you.

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Here Are Your Avengers Character Posters

Posted by Matthew on April 12, 2015
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Avengers: Age of Ultron / Full

Ed. Note: I’m not dead, i was just resting. Time to start catching up.

Avengers: Age of Ultron is out in just two weeks. Here are posters for each of the characters.

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