MCU Rewatch: Spider-Man: Homecoming is the best realisation of the character on screen

If you’d like to go back and follow my journey through the MCU from the beginning, the archive of my reviews so far can be found here.

As with most of the movies in the MCU remember really enjoying, I end up putting off watching them in some weird way. In part because I worry that the movie might not hold up quite as well as I remember, but also because I wonder what it is I can possibly say about it after the fact. Especially when it comes to Spider-Man who has been, and continues to be, the most recognisable character in Marvel’s entire character roster. And the character closest to me personally. Continue reading “MCU Rewatch: Spider-Man: Homecoming is the best realisation of the character on screen”

Revisiting the MCU: Iron Man and the blueprint for the coming franchise

New to this series? Obviously, this is my first entry. But why not start by reading my preamble to this series before cracking on with this one. Which I’ll be updating as I continue to write more.

To begin my series of talking about the Marvel Cinematic Universe from the beginning; We dig into 2008’s Iron Man. The first big movie release from Marvel Studios, when the wider MCU was but a glint in their collective eye.

There is a lot I could dig into when talking about this movie. But the most appropriate point feels like how this movie was acted as the springboard that launched the thing that altered the course of movies for the coming decade. And how we ended up losing something along the way.

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