"Mutants! Monsters! Monarchs! Mystery! A Journey to the Ends of the Biggest Story Ever Told!" Douglas Wold read the entire Marvel catalog (that's over 27,000 comic books) and summarizes his findings. [more inside]
During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull, Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination. [more inside]
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe. This is it, people.
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment. [more inside]
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With 200+ hours of footage in the MCU, not everyone has time to be a completist. Given that the MCU contains both hits (Black Panther, Jessica Jones) and stinkers (Incredible Hulk, Inhumans), which do you consider to be must-see vs. not worth it?
The Marvel Cinematic Universe presents challenges to FanFare's default spoiler scope in that the MCU now comprises 18 feature films, 10 TV shows, and a variety of one-shots, web series, and tie-in books/comics, with more to come. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Paradise Lost Season 3, Ep 16
The teams works to discover what sort of creature Grant Ward is now, with Daisy and Lincoln off to confront an ex-member of Afterlife, while the rest of the team goes to deal with Gideon Malick directly. But Malick has his hands full with consequences from long ago actions as the newly arrived Hydra god, formerly known as Grant Ward, teaches him the meaning of sacrifice. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Maveth Season 3, Ep 10
Coulson, Fritz and Ward hang out on Tatoonie, the Power Rangers infiltrate the Hydra stronghold, Gemma shows off her knife tricks, someone learns they're bullet proof in a heart melting way, but May is the only person who really wants to be where they are.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: A Wanted (Inhu)Man Season 3, Ep 3
Mack, Daisy, and Coulson race against time to keep Lincoln safe; Hunter will do whatever it takes to get revenge and Simmons struggles to adjust with being back on Earth. [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Laws of Nature Season 3, Ep 1
S.H.I.E.L.D. searches the world for more powered people in the aftermath of their epic battle with Jiaying and her army of Inhumans, while the larger world grows uneasy at the number of super-beings on the planet. However, Coulson and the team soon find out that they are not the only group looking for these new Inhumans. Meanwhile, a distraught and driven Fitz searches for Simmons.
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Heavy is the Head Season 2, Ep 2
HYDRA, Creel, and Talbot are all hunting down Coulson's team, and Coulson has no choice but to put his team at risk to ensure their safety. Fitz continues to struggle.
Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. [more inside]