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 Rank the MCU: 9 – 1

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After revisiting every single film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ben Phillips & Matt Waters finally feel qualified to rank every single (pre-Infinity War) entry in the franchise, continuing with films 9 – 1. Continue reading Ben & Matt Rank the MCU: 9 – 1

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

Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey: Infinity War Preview (feat. Superhero Pantheon)

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4 hosts, 3 time zones, 2 podcasts and 1 extremely high stakes wager. Let’s preview Avengers: Infinity War. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey: Infinity War Preview (feat. Superhero Pantheon)

Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 15: Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2

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OMG you will never guess who Peter Quill’s dad is. Oh, they gave it away in the trailer, didn’t they? Still, we’ve got a teeny, tiny Groot and a delightful double-act of assholery to console us. Plus gold people!
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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 14: Doctor Strange

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Far out dude. Let’s jam with some Pink Floyd and check out my gnarly blacklight poster of Doctor Strange fighting the Silver Surfer and like totally go to Mars… Ahem. This is our Doctor Strange episode. Sorry. Continue reading Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey Episode 14: Doctor Strange