Gwenllian Page-Gibby considers The Eternals’ move towards grandiosity and epic-scale and what that means for the forthcoming wave of the MCU.
One doesn’t need to look hard to notice that the cinematic landscape has evolved in the past couple of decades. Whilst Disney – and by extension Marvel – currently dominate the box office with superhero bonanzas, it wasn’t long ago that comparatively unconventional lower-budget fare was electrifying audiences in a largely similar fashion. Released at […]
The phrase ‘dark and gritty’ usually inspires groans among fans of superhero films. The Dark Knight and Logan may have proven you can craft fantastic grounded stories, but the fact remains that superheroes come from colourful, zany worlds. Marvel’s dominance of the industry has partially been due to its family-friendly house tone, peppering action with […]
In recent years, the superhero genre has received a massive revitalisation thanks to numerous outings on the big screen. Films like The Avengers, Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy, and numerous attempts at the Spiderman franchise have turned names like Steve Rogers, Peter Parker and Bruce Wayne into household names. Superheroes are becoming more and more prevalent, […]