The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is a cinematic phenomenon, captivating audiences with its interconnected stories and characters that transcend mere superhero narratives. Beyond the dazzling spectacle, the MCU delves into profound life lessons and allegories, offering a rich tapestry of themes that resonate universally. Here is a collection of articles and media that celebrate the series of films and shows.
With a storyline so massive, it has separate "sagas", the Marvel Cinematic Universe can be confusing to navigate. In our painstakingly researched viewing guide, we provide the perfect watch order, every optional series or short, and watch guides for each movie or series. A more complete MCU viewing guide, you'd be hard-pressed to find.
What good are gods for? Paul Butterworth engages Thor: Love and Thunder's exploration of theodicy and what we value in the gods we worship.
On the heels of Avengers: Endgame, a few LTN writers reflect on what the MCU has meant to them, their loved ones, and to geek culture as a whole.
Lisa Eldred weighs in on what Endgame gets right and wrong about Thor's weight gain and its connection to his and our self-worth.
In light of his pre-film character studies, Mike Jorgensen takes a look at the heroes of Avengers: Endgame and where their stories leave each of them at the end of this epic cinematic cycle.
Thor is godly by blood, but after having his perception of self and others battered, he has learned what it means to be godly by his actions.
Bruce Banner's rocky cinematic history contributes to his inconsistent story arcs. We take a look at what this is leading up to in Avengers: Endgame.