The Tragedy of Steve Rogers

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are at this post-Endgame point where they are at their third, fourth, or even fifth screenings, analyzing every detail and every line. This is not unexpected, of course—after all, Avengers: Endgame is a once-in-a-generation movie event that took 11 years and 22 films to make. It takes up a … Continue reading The Tragedy of Steve Rogers

From Cave to Space: Iron Man’s Legacy

When Marvel Studios was casting for Iron Man in 2006, Jon Favreau—who was hired to direct the first film of the nascent movie studio just months before—wanted to cast reformed Hollywood bad boy Robert Downey Jr. to play the titular character. Kevin Feige (then only second in command in the Marvel Studios hierarchy) strongly supported … Continue reading From Cave to Space: Iron Man’s Legacy

Nick’s Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

2019 is shaping up to be another huge year for movies. From huge blockbuster sequels and spin-offs, original sci-fi flicks, dramas, and horror, there's something for everyone to be found at your local movie theater this year. Here's a list of the movies that I'm most excited about. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part … Continue reading Nick’s Most Anticipated Movies of 2019