And Jake Gyllenhaal unleashes the power of B.A.R.F.
I love you three thousand.
In which we fully explore our complicated feelings about Thanos.
Bopping around to the Ramones, all nervous and spazzy, getting sweaty-palmed over a pretty girl and stressing about Academic decathlon, this 15-year old Peter Parker is a trademark high school movie hero.
Captain America: Civil War kicks off phase 3 with a banger. All the Avengers are here (well, almost) – and things are not going well.
Take notes, kids – this will be on the test.
Aldrich Killian is the Guy Pearce of superhero villains – he’s rich, successful, white, and handsome. No one’s really sure why he keeps doing what he’s doing, but I guess we can’t stop him?
In The Avengers, all the momentum of the character-and world-building origin stories comes together – we’ve got all our heroes, S.H.I.E.L.D., P.E.G.A.S.U.S., the Tesseract, even Loki – and in the steady, loving hands of Joss Whedon, everything is fireworks.
Boy does this film double down on America’s love of incorrigible arrogance.
The little movie that started it all, Iron Man is the first MCU film, released 11 years ago.