Director Taika Waititi’s new Thor: Love and Thunder features a female superhero, but again struggles to transcend the stereotypes of a genre where the male fan base still decides the rules.
Visual references to mythological and popular culture figures of female anger abound in the latest Dr. Strange movie.
There are many nods to Mesopotamian myth in Marvel’s Eternals. The character of Gilgamesh is the first ancient Near Eastern hero with a leading role in a Marvel film.
The history of martial arts films is almost as long as the history of cinema. Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings excitingly pushes the genre forward.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming increasingly diverse, on and off screen. The franchise’s continued success depends on remaining culturally relevant.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe brings the virtues and politics of the comic world - indeed the Ancient Greek world - to life. But trusting the message doesn’t mean I trust the corporation behind it.
The range of movies in the visual effects category shows how advanced this science has become.
Martin Scorsese believes superhero movies are ‘not cinema’. What do the experts think?
Disney says the Marvel movie just beat ‘Avatar’ as the top-grossing movie of all time. Inflation tells a different story, as an economist explains.
Good versus evil, tolerance and discrimination: there’s a lot we can learn from the Marvel universe.
Plenty of movies have tried to play with time travel to help develop their plot. But Avengers: Endgame adds a little quantum mechanics into the mix as well.
The film’s release has been timed for IWD, but powerful female action heroes should now be an everyday matter for movie producers.
The new Captain Marvel movie takes us back to the 1990s with a look at some of the technologies of the day. Do people still use pagers?
The film wowed critics and fans. But its hidden power may be black lead characters who are accomplished scientists – just the thing to help inspire future generations to follow in their footsteps.
Venom is an engrossing science fiction film, which balances intense action sequences with disarming humour. Viewing it in 4DX, however, did not add to the experience.