This week on The Entertainment Dome, we get round to sharing our reactions to the Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer before going on a general Marvel tangent, and I wrap things up with some quick impressions on Doki Doki Literature Club.
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Five Ideas for MCU Team-Ups
One of the best things about the Marvel Cinematic Universe is seeing all our favourite comic book heroes recreated on the big screen. But one thing that’s better than that is seeing them all interact with each other. After all, when you have a universe filled with such a colourful cast, not having them hang out is just a waste. Why have all these characters in a shared universe if they’re not gonna team up once in a while? And Disney and Marvel clearly know this. The Avengers movies were all huge successes primarily for this very reason. But while we’ve enjoyed these awesome cross-overs, we’ve never had any proper team-up movies.
Sure, Black Widow helped out Captain America in The Winter Soldier, but that was still Steve’s movie. And while Hulk showed up in Thor: Ragnarok, it wasn’t really a Thor/Hulk movie; just a Thor movie that the Hulk happened to be in. We’ve had “team-ups,” but no movies where two characters get to enjoy equal footing, and I feel this is something Marvel should do more of. The big crossovers are great but they run the risk of some characters having less to do than others. Focusing purely on two individuals can lead to stronger interactions and a tighter narrative. There was even a whole series of comics called Marvel Team-Up that explored this very concept. Imagine a series of movies like this.
So, purely for my own enjoyment, here are five ideas for team-up movies that I’d love to see be made for the MCU. Continue reading
The Entertainment Dome Episode 120 – They’re Just Movies
This week on The Entertainment Dome, we finally get round to sharing some of our thoughts on the most recent JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series, we discuss the newest The Rise of Skywalker trailer, and I can’t help but rant about the Disney/Sony fiasco regarding Spider-Man (apologies for the audio issues for the first half of the episode).
The Entertainment Dome Episode 111 – We’re Out of the Endgame
Last week on The Entertainment Dome, James and I went into Avengers: Endgame, and came out the other side with all sorts of emotions. So enjoy our spoiler-filled, hour-long, unstructured ramble of this grand, cinematic finale.