the road to endgame

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 13: Following Up ‘Infinity War’ with ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ and ‘Captain Marvel’

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. Avengers: Infinity War might have ended on the biggest cliffhanger of all time, but there was still more story to tell before we continued the tale of the snap survivors. In our penultimate stop on the road to Endgame, we’re dissecting Ant-Man & The Wasp and Captain Marvel to see how well they fared with giving us our Marvel fix this past year.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 11: The MCU Demonstrates the Broad Scope of the Space Comedy Subgenre Between ‘Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2’ and ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. In Phase 3, Marvel started playing around with the “shared universe” aspect of the MCU. One of the most common comments from critics of this franchise is that the films are “all the same”. But there is one set of films that even fans make this comparison with that isn’t all that accurate beyond the surface level: The Guardians of the Galaxy movies and Thor: Ragnarok.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 12: What Critics Didn’t Understand About ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. After 10 years, nearly all of Marvel’s big-screen franchises were thrown into one movie that shook their world – and ours – to its core. Yes, it’s finally time to look back at Avengers: Infinity War.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 10: An Alternative to Origin Stories with ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘Black Panther’

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. In Phase 3, Marvel started playing around with the “shared universe” aspect of the MCU. This resulted in movies like 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and 2018’s Black Panther. Both of these movies were the first of their respective franchises, but didn’t need to stick to the rigid confines of a typical “origin story” film.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 9: Why ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Was the MCU’s Biggest Experiment of All

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. Captain America: Civil War not only marked the start of Phase 3 of the MCU, but of a new level of storytelling and world-building for the franchise.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 8: Beginning to Bridge the Gap with ‘Ant-Man’ and ‘Doctor Strange’

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. We’re shifting things around a bit today by looking at a pair of films from two different MCU Phases: Phase 2’s Ant-Man and Phase 3’s Doctor Strange. (And no, we didn’t forget about Captain America: Civil War, but we think that one merits an article of its own.)

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 6: How ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Pushed the MCU to New Heights

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. Today’s retrospective takes us back to 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy, two movies that are undoubtedly among the most important to the MCU’s longevity.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 5: Now What? A Look at ‘Iron Man 3’ and ‘Thor: The Dark World’

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. After The Avengers came out, we didn’t know where things were going, but anything seemed possible. But would people still be interested in smaller solo movies after the biggest crossover event of all time? Today we’re examining Marvel’s 2013 releases and the first two movies in Phase 2, Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 4: Looking Back at When ‘The Avengers’ Raised the Bar for Blockbusters Forever

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. We’ve talked a lot about “game changing” movies already, but today’s film took it to a whole new level. Yes, it’s time to take a look back at the MCU’s first crossover event,The Avengers.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 3: How ‘Thor’ and ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ Give Meaning to Future Franchise Installments

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. Up today are 2011’s Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, two films which were very impactful on MCU fans upon release, but have become somewhat overlooked in the near-decade since their respective releases.

The Road to ‘Endgame’ Part 2: Planting the Seeds of a Greater Universe in ‘The Incredible Hulk’ and ‘Iron Man 2’

In the lead-up to the highly anticipated conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic “Infinity Saga”: Avengers: Endgame, we’re taking a look back at the decade-long road it took to get to this point. Today we’re tackling two films: The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man 2. While these are by no stretch of the imagination the most beloved movies in the MCU, they did lay some important groundwork for what was to come afterward. While Iron Man was the first movie to show audiences Marvel Studios was pulling no punches, the next two films in the MCU proved that was far from an empty promise.