Avengers Analysis – The Feminist Evolution from ‘Iron Man’ to ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Ant-Man & Captain America: Civil War

Ant Man Sophistication of Story: The concept is nothing new. A scientist creates a weapon that the government wants to use for nefarious purposes. However, the story focuses on Scott Lang, who is a lighter, more bumbling character than we have seen in the MCU so far. Contribution to Overall Avengers Storyline: The technology from this film will play a… Read more →

Avengers Analysis – The Feminist Evolution from ‘Iron Man’ to ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Guardians of the Galaxy & Avengers: Age of Ulton

Guardians of the Galaxy Sophistication of Story: This film introduces the politics of space in the Marvel universe. You learn about the Nova Corps, and some of the class distinctions of different alien species and characters. Contribution to the Overall Avengers Storyline: This film introduces the space characters. While Thor is from another planet, we have only seen him on… Read more →

Behind the Scenes of Once Upon a Time: A Conversation With Eduardo Castro

I had the chance to talk with Eduardo Castro, the Emmy-nominated costume designer for Once Upon a Time, and the person behind some of those amazing, beautiful, and crazy costumes we have seen on characters ranging from Rumplestiltskin to Snow White. Castro, the winner of a Costume Designers Guild Award, talked about a range of topics, from the pilot to… Read more →

Chris Hemsworth, Thor the Dark World

Avengers Analysis – The Feminist Evolution from ‘Iron Man’ to ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Thor: the Dark World & Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Thor: The Dark World Sophistication of Story: The film sets up later films with its last scene. This isn’t a great film and it really under utilizes Loki, who is usually the best part of a Thor film. It does start to introduce some humor, with Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston both demonstrating good comic timing. Contribution to the Overall… Read more →

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