The comic book movie has seen a number of milestones throughout the past 17 years. In the year 2000 X-Men was released and stunned audiences with creating well-rounded, dynamic characters. It showed that a comic book movie could be more than just campy. 2004’s Spider-Man 2 took that even further by creating what I still say is in the top 10 comic book movies ever. It delved deep into the character of Peter Parker/Spider-Man and it served as a great character movie. The Dark Knight elevated the comic book movie to an entirely new level that may never Continue reading
Guardians of The Galaxy was Marvel’s first risk. It worked. Ant-Man was Marvel’s second risk. It worked. Doctor Strange is Marvel’s third risk, and boy, does it work.
Fun fact, I had never seen X-Men: First Class or X-Men: Days of Future Past before this weekend. I took the long weekend to catch up and while Apocalypse is fun and does a good job of entertaining its audience and understanding the world it inhabits, it suffers from a few issues that does bog it down a bit. But it’s still a pretty good time.
With the recent release of Captain America: Civil War or as some are calling it, Avengers 2.5, many Marvel fans like to look back at the movies that came before. While Marvel has had it’s ups and downs for the most part, they’ve been very solid. Here are my rankings from my least favorite to my favorite Marvel movie.
Note: I have not seen Iron Man 2 or The Incredible Hulk.
After a string of mostly mediocre to disappointing movies, Marvel has once again struck a home run with its latest movie, Captain America: Civil War. Civil War hits on all levels. It’s a great action movie, a great comic book movie, and a great dramatic piece. A lot of people like to throw out phrases like, “Best movie ever made,”or “Best movie I’ve ever seen in my life,” and while the movie is far from being the best movie of all time, it’s certainly one of the best superhero movies we’ve ever had.