Marvel Cinematic Universe Ranking Phase II

Since the last time I did this list there have been more films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe so I saw fit to update that list ahead of the imminent release of the long awaited Avengers: Infinity War. I’ve altered some of the text on the entries that belonged to the previous list where…

Kneel Before Pod – Black Panther – Hakuna Wakanda

A new entry into the ever growing Marvel Cinematic Universe is upon us and this merits a podcast to mark the occasion. Craig, Angus, Natalie and Aaron come together to provide their trademark witty commentary on this film and all things Marvel. The discussion went in many different directions from the film itself, its cultural…

Black Panther

The Marvel Cinematic Universe brings the last stop on the long road to Avengers: Infinity War with Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. There’s no denying that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is an unstoppable juggernaut of films celebrating how interconnected they are and the fact that they are all building towards clear conclusions. With this being the…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 10

“Past Life” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD has the team race against time in preparation for their return to the present day as Kasius accelerates his efforts to stop them. It feels like the right time for the future/outer space arc to end. Enough time has been spent building the setting, exploring the bleakness and establishing…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 9

“Best Laid Plans” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD continues to build towards the return to the present as Kasius struggles to maintain control over the human population. Last week suggested that the characters are caught in an endlessly repeating time look that always ends the same way. It was unclear if there was some kind of…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 8

“The Last Day” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD debates the finer points of time travel as the team try to figure out their next move. The reveal in the previous episode of the older version of Robin (Willow Hale) was no real surprise as she is the most natural fit for being the source of all…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 7

“Together or Not at All” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD reunites the majority of the team and starts to move towards the end game of the future set outer space story arc. Nobody could accuse this season of being slow so far. Things have moved along at an impressive clip which means that there are fewer…

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Season 5 Episode 6

“Fun & Games” Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD brings Fitz back into the fold and moves forward with his plan to rescue his friends under Kasius’ control. Fitz being in the future is a great thing all on its own because it brings the entire cast together even if they haven’t been in the same scene…