Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 19: MCU 10 Year Anniversary

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To celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ben & Matt decided to take a look back at the highs and lows of the last decade, as well as industry and competitor reaction to the notion of a shared universe and the state of superhero movies in general.

This podcast was recorded before the release of Avengers: Infinity War but does contain spoilers for everything leading up to it. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 19: MCU 10 Year Anniversary

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Steve Rogers: More Than Just a Big Red, White & Blue Boyscout

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The moment that Captain America first appeared on-screen in Avengers: Infinity War, the whole audience around me cheered. No other character got this kind of response — and that is entirely down to the legacy and mythos that Marvel has built over Chris Evans’ eight appearances as this character.

Disclaimer: This article contains no spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War. Continue reading Steve Rogers: More Than Just a Big Red, White & Blue Boyscout

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.

Continue reading Tony Stark: Marvel’s Most Developed Character

Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 18: Black Panther

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Would you believe these two chumps actually recorded this episode twice? And they’re STILL no less awkward when discussing race in one of the biggest movies of all time. If you’ve been listening for the last 17 episodes, then the answer is probably: Yes. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 18: Black Panther

Ben & Matt’s Big List of MCU Lists

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The Reel World’s long-standing tradition of listicles discussing the latest superhero movies continues… with a twist. Ben & Matt couldn’t quite settle on a singular list so instead decided to bombard you with lots of them! A list of lists, if you will, ranging from Top Musical Cues to Best Villains, from Biggest Continuity Issues to the low-hanging fruit of the best Avenger, Hawkeye’s Best Moments. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Big List of MCU Lists