Opinion

A Decade of Greatness: Ranking the Top 10 MCU Films

A Decade of Greatness: Ranking the Top 10 MCU Films

November 12th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, our Joseph Gioeli analyzes and ranks the Top 10 films in the MCU throughout the past decade. This list is updated to Thor: Ragnarok No. 10: Ant-Man (2015) A somewhat surprising decision on the...

Comic Book Films: The Best by Year

Comic Book Films: The Best by Year

September 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Some years have been tough for comic book films, while others have been exceptional. Our Joseph Gioeli is here to determine which years have been the best of the best in terms of quality comic book films. Between 1978 and 2007, there was an average...

MCU Directors: Ranking the Top 5

MCU Directors: Ranking the Top 5

August 3rd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Many film fans are just as critical of a film’s director as they are of its actors and writers. Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are no exception. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli sorts through the criticisms and opinions to rank the top five directors of...

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

Nostalgia: Is It Hurting Current Comic Book Films?

July 22nd, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

We are living in the golden age of comic book films, but that does not mean that we are the first generation to love them. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli examines the role nostalgia plays in today’s comic book film industry. There has always been a...

Top 5 Trilogies Of All Time

Top 5 Trilogies Of All Time

July 22nd, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

With the third installment of the Planet of the Apes franchise, War for the Planet of the Apes, just released, positive reviews have movie fans wondering if this trilogy will go down as one of the best of all time. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards gives...

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

July 21st, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

It is not uncommon for actors to want to play certain comic book characters; it is a little more uncommon for these actors to play multiple comic book roles. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli ranks the Top 5 actors who have played several comic book characters...

Comic Book Movies: Which Had Cultural Impact?

Comic Book Movies: Which Had Cultural Impact?

July 20th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

“What is the best comic book film ever?”; an extremely broad question that usually brings in multiple varying opinions. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli looks beyond the actual movies to determine which comic book films have been the most important to the culture of comic books...

Marvel Cinematic Universe Post Credit Scenes: Ranking the Top 10

Marvel Cinematic Universe Post Credit Scenes: Ranking the Top 10

July 20th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

For the past decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has trained fans to wait until ALL the credits roll through before leaving the theater. Over the past 15 films, the MCU has racked up 26 post-credit scenes. Most of them foreshadow the next film or a...

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

July 1st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Captain America: Civil (2016) brought Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe over a year ago, but with all the hype going on behind the scenes, can the character really produce a solid standalone film under the Marvel banner? Find out as Jordan Samuel gives us...

Can R Rated Comic Book Movies Be The Next Trend?

Can R Rated Comic Book Movies Be The Next Trend?

March 24th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

R rated comic book movies have been  around for a long time now, for example Blade. But not until recently in this new era of comic book movies have people wondered whether this could be the next big trend for these films. Recently we have seen...

What Marvel Is Doing Right: Movies v. Netflix

What Marvel Is Doing Right: Movies v. Netflix

February 10th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Marvel has been had the most successful comic book movie adaptations of the past decade. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli looks at Marvel’s formulas for success on the big screen vs. their Netflix shows, as well as giving his view on how they can find continued success. DISCLAIMER: Even though I...

Comic Book Movies: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

Comic Book Movies: Which Was Your Favourite of 2016?

February 8th, 2017 | by Dewayne Edwards

Comic book movies were huge in 2016 when it came to box office numbers. With the release of Dr. Strange, the last comic book movie of the year, there are a total of six major superhero films last year. ComiConverse contributor Dewayne Edwards looks back at last year's comic...

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

Wonder Woman: Ambassador For Women?

October 30th, 2016 | by Lance David Fier

Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot herself, has been appointed as the United Nations Ambassador for Women's Empowerment. In honour of her appointment, our Lance David Fier looks back at the history of the character and how her role as a female icon has evolved. Wonder Woman: Ambassador...

Captain America vs The Dark Knight: Who Had The Better Trilogy?

Captain America vs The Dark Knight: Who Had The Better Trilogy?

October 27th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

Captain America vs The Dark Knight, two trilogies that people enjoy very much, whether you're a comic book movie fan or not. Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy often seems to have no competitors when it comes to comic book movie trilogies. But since Captain America: Civil War,...

Film Review: Doctor Strange

Film Review: Doctor Strange

October 23rd, 2016 | by Jordan Samuel

Doctor Strange is out in theatres in the UK and our Lead Film Critic Jordan Samuel brings us the official ComiConverse spoiler-free review. Film Review: Doctor Strange Marvel has a great handful of superheroes that are not on the level of Captain America in popularity, but whose...

Doctor Strange: What You Need To Know

Doctor Strange: What You Need To Know

October 8th, 2016 | by Grant Billings

Doctor Strange has been moved to the forefront of popular culture with a feature film on the way, headlined by the talented Benedict Cumberbatch. Here, our Grant Billings gets you ready by taking a deep dive into the Doctor Strange character and his history.  Dr....

Marvel Cinematic Universe: What’s After Phase 3?

Marvel Cinematic Universe: What’s After Phase 3?

October 8th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the fore front of comic book movies, through Disney since the beginning in 2008, with the film, "Iron Man". With the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning Phase 3, with "Captain America: Civil War", it's hard not to look forward to...

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Should Marvel’s Characters Come Home?

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Should Marvel’s Characters Come Home?

September 24th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

The Marvel Cinematic Universe, known as the MCU, has been dominating the box office and fan interest for many years now. With the major success of recent movies, with how characters and their stories are being told, it's sometimes hard not to want the Marvel Cinematic...

Is Netflix The Perfect Place For Black Widow?

Is Netflix The Perfect Place For Black Widow?

September 13th, 2016 | by Cat Crawford

 Black Widow getting her own film or series has been a topic bantered about by fans, ever since Scarlett Johansson made the character world famous in the first of her movie appearances for Marvel. Here, our own Cat Crawford continues the debate by looking at...

Spider-Man Homecoming: Why We Need Another Spider-Man Film

Spider-Man Homecoming: Why We Need Another Spider-Man Film

August 29th, 2016 | by David Hernandez

Spider-Man has been one of the most portrayed characters in modern-day motion pictures. Here, our own David Hernandez make the case that Spidey's best days at the cinema are still ahead of him. Why We Need Another Spider-Man Movie I am writing this article in...

Spider-Man: Preparing For The New Mary Jane

Spider-Man: Preparing For The New Mary Jane

August 27th, 2016 | by Dewayne Edwards

Mary Jane Watson rumours are swirling around the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Fan outrage over comic book movie castings is nothing new, but here our own Dewayne Edwards lays out a defence of recent studio castings and explains why fans should be avoid a rush...

8 Reactions To Captain America: Civil War
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8 Reactions To Captain America: Civil War

June 20th, 2016 | by Tim Adams

Captain America: Civil War is the movie of the summer. Our Tim Adams lets loose with his top 8 reactions to this summer blockbuster. How much has the Marvel Cinematic Universe been altered? Who lives? Who dies? Read on to find out. WARNING:  POTENTIAL SPOILERS FOR CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL...

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