The lost vision of a galaxy far, far away – Why Star Wars keeps losing directors

The Star Wars franchise is having a rough time right now. It’s a weird thing to say about a series as beloved as Star Wars, especially since the franchise clawed its way back into cultural relevance after the under-whelming prequels. Since being bought by Disney back in 2012, Kathleen Kennedy, the head of Lucasfilm, has … Continue reading The lost vision of a galaxy far, far away – Why Star Wars keeps losing directors

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Why the MCU needs Spider-Man

Spider-Man is my favorite superhero of all time. I was a kid of the 90s and grew up with the classic 90s cartoons. I saw the animated adventures of the X-Men, Batman, and Superman. But none of those heroes spoke to me in the way Spider-Man did.  Initially, I think everyone is drawn in by the spectacle of Spider-Man. His … Continue reading Why the MCU needs Spider-Man

The benefits of a shared universe

Although it seems like the MCU has been written to death about, its success can't be understated. Marvel was on the brink of bankruptcy and decided to take a huge gamble. They took their C-level heroes (C-level is being a tad generous) and built a cinematic empire. Marvel Studios built the highest-grossing movie franchise in history … Continue reading The benefits of a shared universe