MCU Rewatch: Phase 1 Retrospective

Welcome to my MCU Rewatch, where I write an analysis of the MCU movies in the order of theatrical release. In this installment, I recap the major events of the movies known as Phase 1 and recap the things we should be keeping track of. Before we really begin, I had every intention of finishing… Continue reading MCU Rewatch: Phase 1 Retrospective

Everything Finally Comes Together in The Avengers

Welcome to my MCU Rewatch, where I write an analysis of the MCU movies in the order of theatrical release. In this installment, I talk about how The Avengers focuses on the characters' relationships to each other to mask the cookie-cutter plot. 

The Only Thing The Incredible Hulk Needs is a Hug and Someone To Be Big Spoon

The Incredible Hulk is a mix between a monster movie and a superhero movie, but it wasn't blended thoroughly enough. As a monster movie, it could have further explored the dichotomy between anger and monsterhood. It should have asked the question, "Who is the real monster here?"