Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)

  • Quiz – Oscar Nominated Don Cheadle is more than War Machine After watching Hotel Rwanda years ago, it made me want to be a more grateful person for the life I have, and Don Cheadle’s performance was a big part of that. I’m still fuming over his Oscar loss — he was the clear winner (No offence, Jamie). Here’s a quiz on this ...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch – More than an MCU Sorcerer; A True Gentleman Did you know that Benedict is the second cousin 16 times removed of King Richard III of England? (Of course on that tiny island, 17 million people are related to Richard.) Anyway, I’ll give you the plot to a Cumberbatch movie, and you can give me the title. Good Luck! ...
  • Quiz – Gwyneth Paltrow – More than a porcelain doll! Here’s a quiz on one of the most beautiful and elegant stars in Hollywood. I’ll give you the plot to a movie starring Gwyneth, and you give the correct answer. Don’t worry; it’s all multiple choice:-) Thanks for stopping by, and if you enjoyed this quiz, check out the other ...
  • Quiz – Mark Ruffalo – The best Hulk, and so much more Mark Ruffalo is one of my favorite stars, so making this quiz was great fun. You know the drill; I’ll give you the plot of a Mark Ruffalo movie and in return, you can give me the correct answer. It’s mutiple choice, so don’t sweat it.  Hope you had fun with ...
  • Quiz – Karen Gillian aka: Nebula – Is she an Avenger now? Here’s another quiz about a character in the MCU. Even though Karen doesn’t have an extensive filmography, she still pulls her own weight in the lineup of superheroes. Hope you enjoyed the quiz. Maybe you can check out my other quizzes about the MCU. (Sharing the quiz would be nice ...
  • Agent Coulson Quiz – Clark Gregg – Actor, writer, director and the ‘Nicest Guy in Hollywood’ With Captain Marvel taking us back to Agent Coulson’s younger days, I made this quiz, including questions about Clark Gregg’s mostly Avengers-oriented movie career, and trivia concerning his private life, in 10 fun multiple choice questions. Good luck! Hope you had as much fun taking this Clark Gregg quiz as ...
  • Captain Marvel – Better Than I Expected – A White Male’s Review Guest article by Christopher Estrada I am no Marvel Cinematic Universe newbie. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed all but one MCU film to date — that one being 2008’s The Incredible Hulk. We were thrown into the middle of Dr. Banner’s story with little in the way of actual origin story. Maybe Marvel ...
  • Movie Review – Captain Marvel – A Pretty Good Origin Story I’ve seen Captain Marvel twice now, and can honestly say I enjoyed it more the second time around. With my initial impressions I gave the movie a B. I’m bumping it up to a B+ now. As a big Marvel Cinematic Universe fan, I think the most useful rating is to ...
  • The Four Films You Need To Watch To Understand Captain Marvel (Speculation, Pre-Movie Release) Right, I know, Captain Marvel hasn’t come out yet — but I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest a few films you should watch to understand what the deal is with Carol Danvers, Captain Marvel, and the state of the MCU. If you’re not a rabid Marvel ...
  • Coming Soon – Peetimes for Captain Marvel Shanee Edwards, LA film critic who writes for SheKnows.com, has verified that she is going to the premiere of Captain Marvel. We’ll have Peetimes for Captain Marvel on Tuesday afternoon! Well ahead of its public release around the world. When you sing our praises, sing them loudly. 🙂 (Seriously, we’d love it ...
  • Black Panther – Does Killmonger Have a Point? For Black Panther Week, and before the 2019 Oscars, I’d like to give this gorgeous and exciting film a shoutout. Black Panther is up for no less than SEVEN Academy Awards, so beyond being yet another fantastic Marvel Universe superhero film, the tone ...
  • Quiz – Brie Larson – The New Captain Marvel and Beyond Oscar winner Brie Larson lights up the screen in her new movie Captain Marvel, propelling us forward to Avengers – End Game. Here’s a quiz on this amazing actress, covering her star-studded career.  I hope you enjoyed my quiz — feel free to share it with all your friends. It doesn’t cost anything, and ...
  • All The Stars – End Credits Song from Black Panther – Video and Lyrics Up for Best Original Song at the Oscars this year, All The Stars from Black Panther is looking very good. It’s up against the big contender Shallow from A Star Is Born, but it could certainly bring in a win if the Academy sees fit to go in a different ...
  • Lyrics and Video to Blitzkrieg Bop from Spider-Man – Homecoming Part of why Spidey’s Marvel Cinematic Universe showing in Spider-Man: Homecoming and Avengers: Infinity War is better than any previous Spider-Man attempts lies in the fresh charm of Tom Holland, and the lively writing of Marvel’s producers and staff. Homecoming captured the rebooted hero the same way that only Mark ...
  • RunPee and the 2019 Oscars – Predictions for the 2018 Movie Awards The 2019 Oscar nominees will be announced on Tuesday, January 22.  It has been a wild awards season full of uncertainty, surprises, upsets, and scandal.  The nominations from the 2018 movies may bring their own share of upsets and surprises. Here are my predictions for what Tuesday morning will bring. ...
  • Quiz – Mr. Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. – The man who started the MCU The multi-talented Robert Downey Jr. deserves his own quiz, so here I’ll give you the plot, and you give me the correct answer. Have fun! Now, wasn’t that fun!? Maybe you’ll share my quiz with friends/family/co-workers that really aren’t your friend, and anyone who isn’t Robert Downey Jr. Please share and help ...
  • Quiz – Chris Hemsworth – This man is a triple threat! Are you ready for Avengers: Endgame? How about taking this Chris Hemsworth quiz and find out how much you know about his amazing filmography!  Thanks so much for taking my quiz. Here’s a great idea — why don’t you challenge that know-it-all person in your life and see if he/she can ...
  • Why You Need to Care About Carol Danvers – Captain Marvel Facts and Film Updates Have you noticed the Captain Marvel trailers dropping for the upcoming March 8, 2019 film, set within the (admittedly large and dense) Marvel Cinematic Universe? There’s a lot of speculation on who exactly Ms. Marvel is, how she’s going to fit into the Avengers ongoing storyline, why the movie will ...
  • Greet the Morning with Groot – Mr. Blue Sky Video and Lyrics One of the most memorable scenes in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is the opening credits, as the adorable Baby Groot dances to ELO’s hit song “Mr. Blue Sky.” What makes this scene so engaging is Groot’s complete obliviousness to his team mates-slash-parents’ danger as they fight a seriously deranged ...
  • Best Non-Christmas Christmas Movies What is a non-Christmas Christmas movie, you ask? I’m happy to explain. It’s a story that takes place over the holiday season, but isn’t a Christmas film. The plot isn’t about Santa, reindeer, snowmen, elves, Scroogey Grinches, or magical stockings. Christmas might help the plot along, but these movies stake ...
  • What DC Can Learn from Marvel Movies This awesome 10 minute video (below) by ScreenRant picks apart how and why the Marvel Cinematic Universe kills it over the DC Extended Universe. You may be a bigger DC fan over Marvel, but it’s hard to argue the MCU movies are  more inspiring, with strong character beats and good-natured ...
  • Video – How Marvel Finally Got Thor Right Is Thor your favorite Avenger? Did the Ragnarok movie change your feeling towards him as a legitimate character? This 10 minute video breaks apart the progression of the “Strongest Avenger” and tells us how he went from meh to awesome, becoming the character we most root (Groot for?) for by the ...
  • Hollywood Celebrities Mourn Stan Lee on Twitter You can’t read this article about the legendary Stan Lee (who died this Monday at the age of 95) and not be moved, and a little choked up, by the wonderful list of loving tribute Tweets. And not only does this post scroll through messages from the expected Marvel actors ...
  • Stan Lee – His Favorite Marvel Characters There’s no doubt Stan Lee, often together with frequent co-inventor/artist Jack Kirby, created some of the most beloved, enduring, and influential superhero characters.  Without Lee, there would be no Marvel Universe, at least not with the faces by which we know it. Lee was a man with a mission of ...
  • Quiz – Learn About Marvel Studio’s Great Stan Lee We just heard (11/12/18) about the sad passing of legendary Marvel Comics superhero creator/movie co-producer Stan Lee, at the impressive age of 95. Mr. Lee had so many influential superhero characters to his name: it’s impossible for anyone not to have been touched in some way by Spider-Man, The Hulk, Iron ...

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