Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)

  • 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 ...
  • Is there anything extra during the end credits of Captain Marvel? Yes, there are extra scenes during, or after, the end credits of Captain Marvel. View details and movie information… Please share and help RunPee grow:FacebookTwitterPinterestRedditEmail
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • RIP Stan Lee – you will be missed We just heard today (11/12/18) about the passing of legendary Marvel Comics superhero creator and movie co-producer Stan Lee, at the age of 95. Not only was he beloved for introducing the world to such enduring characters as as The Hulk, Thor, Black Panther, Dr. Strange, Spider-Man, Iron Man, and the ...
  • Best Rock, Pop Songs in Non-Musical Movies If you love movies, you’re probably an aficionado of films using rock or pop hits in their stories as well. You can put this mental connection to good use if you run playlists on Alexa/Google Home/cell phone/whatever, loading it up to play songs evoking your favorite films. Use the lists ...
  • Once More, with Ant Man. Why him, and why now? With Ant Man & The Wasp now released on DVD and Blu-Ray, people are struck again with how this movie might tie in with the greater Marvel oeuvre, and wonder anew why the light-weight Ant Man 2 arrived so closely after the heavy ending of Infinity War. — Spoilers ahead for ...
  • Avengers 4 Trailer Hints and Rumors Several people online are reporting in with seeing the as-yet untitled Avengers 4 trailer, which is expected to drop by mid-November. Here’s the link to the extended observations of the Avengers 4 trailer, possibly titled Avengers: Annihilation. The notes are detailed and sound authentic enough, given the final events of Avengers: Infinity War. Keep in ...
  • What is a MacGuffin? Top Movie MacGuffins, Explained A MacGuffin is any object that drives the plot and motivates the characters in a movie. You might have seen the name “MacGuffins” over bar bistros in the lobbies of many AMC theaters. That’s an industry in-joke. It sounds like the name of an Irish pub, but it’s really a ...
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Song – Guardians Inferno Video and Lyrics The Guardians of the Galaxy, Vols 1 and 2, are already beloved movie icons, both inside and outside the geek crowd. As a big part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, their reach extends from Disney theme parks, with the hugely popular Guardian’s Breakout ride, to this little gem of a ...
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