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Tony Stark, played by Robert Downey Jr., uses the Iron Man helmet to record himself in Avengers: Endgame. The 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is being released today and will conclude the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War.

Marvel Cinematic Universe evolves film itself

By Parker Otto | April 25, 2019

Today is it: The end of a saga which started with the release of 2008’s “Iron Man.” Over the course of 11 years, Marvel Studios has released 22 films within a shared cinematic universe which have become known as The Infinity Saga, according to Marvel...

The Punisher returns in action packed second season

By Sarah Fischer | January 23, 2019

Comic book antihero Frank Castle has returned in season two of Marvel’s “The Punisher,” released on Netflix Friday, and it’s matched its predecessor with quality acting and the violent, exciting action that follows him everywhere he goes; however,...

‘Daredevil’ season three adds a modern twist to original comic concept

By Sarah Fischer | November 6, 2018

All episodes of “Daredevil” season 3 released Oct. 19, and they have inexplicably tied any loose threads left by the previous seasons by providing additional backstories of key characters and answering questions generated by seasons 1 and 2.At this...

‘Defenders’ defeats doubt

By Ryan Janovic | September 11, 2017

Since 2015 Marvel has been trying to emulate on Netflix the success it’s had in theaters. They’ve approached both mediums with a similar strategy: to establish characters and stories individually and let them grow until they can finally bring all...

Actor Charlie Cox smiles at the L.A. premier of Daredevil on April 2. Daredevil battles crime which sets the dark story in motion.

‘Daredevil’ shows bloodier side of Marvel superheroes

By Andrew Roberts | April 13, 2015

Marvel’s “Daredevil” launches viewers into the seedy world of Hell’s Kitchen in New York City with furious brutality.The highly anticipated series, which was released on Netflix on Friday, gave me something I didn’t expect from Marvel as Daredevil...