The Reel World Christmas Special 2019

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The tradition lives on! This year Mike Thomas decided to “give the people what they want” by forcing Matt to continue his tradition of bringing Shane Black films to the table, this time: Iron Man 3. Then it’s time to travel all the way back to 1934 to discuss The Thin Man and for Matt to make it sound an awful lot like he’s never seen any films from pre-1960. ‘Happy Christmas’ Everybody! Continue reading The Reel World Christmas Special 2019

The Top 20 MCU Performances

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After re-watching the first 18 films in the MCU, Ben & Matt have finally completed their ‘All-Marvel List’, selecting their twenty favourite performances from the first decade of Marvel Studios. Continue reading The Top 20 MCU Performances

Tony Stark: Marvel’s Most Developed Character

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It all began with Tony Stark. Literally. On May 2nd 2008, Iron Man premiered and the Marvel Cinematic Universe was born, reigniting the career of Robert Downey Jr. in the process. A decade later, with the 10 Year Anniversary of the MCU on the horizon, let’s look back on the Journey of Tony Stark.

Disclaimer: This piece was written before the release of Avengers: Infinity War and contains no spoilers… except for the ones for previous films. There are a tonne of those.

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 7: Iron Man 3

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Boy do we have the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day for you! The Reel World’s podcast documenting the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe pays tribute to the site’s founder, Mike Thomas, in its seventh episode by mounting a  highly controversial defence of the largely detested Iron Man 3. Contrarians, ho!

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 1: Iron Man 

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The Reel World presents a brand-new podcast series chronicling the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe from 2008’s Iron Man to 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War.

Aptly enough, Episode 1 covers: Iron Man. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 1: Iron Man