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Reaching the Endgame: An MCU Retrospective

May 2008 didn’t seem like a particularly significant month. Marvel was putting out a new movie, Iron Man. It had Robert Downey Jr. in it, someone I had heard about but didn’t really know his body of work. But hey, Jeff Bridges was in it and I was a huge fun. Besides, a sci-fi mech suit, cool technology, and a superhero flick… should be fun.

Flash forward 11 years and now I’ve seen Captain Marvel in theaters twice. It marked the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that the 2008 Iron Man started. These films have been the subject of articles and debates, both friendly and vicious for over a decade now. Even more, we as fans have watched our favorite heroes grow, change, age with us. Thinking back at how different Tony Stark and Steve Rogers were during their initial debuts versus where they are in the Avengers: Endgame trailer, and it’s difficult not to recognize the cultural and emotional impact these characters have had on the world.

11 years ago, I was in college. I was working part-time as a server and bartender while attending an undergraduate program at a local community college before transferring back to KU the coming Fall semester. I was living in my parents’ basement, playing a lot of Nintendo Wii. Now, I’ve got a mortgage, two cars, a fiancée, and the best dog in the world. It’s fair to say that a decade has changed me just as much as it has the MCU.

Just for some perspective, let’s recall 2008 culturally, specifically what the world was like when Iron Man debuted. The Dark Knight was still two months from opening and the internet was petrified Heath Ledger would screw up the Joker. We were just a year away from Spider-Man 3 and just oh-so-convinced it was going to be good. How naïve we were. Star Trek was set to return the following year and the future of Star Wars was still nebulous. It was the era of the PS3 and Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii. Obama and McCain were campaigning for office. The stock market was just a few months away from crashing and sending the US into the second largest recession in its history.

It feels so long ago, and the more I think about it, the more detached from that time I feel. The microcosms of our lives make it so easy to forget how different everything was a decade ago. And 2008 was indeed a landmark year for film, pop culture, comic books, and nerdom as a whole.  There was no such thing as the Marvel Cinematic Universe yet. But having Tony Stark announcing “I am Iron Man” marked the beginning of something incredibly new, the cinematic universe. It was almost as if Robert Downey, Jr. himself was being the mouthpiece for everyone behind that film, assuring us that something amazing was headed our way.

Iron Man

Nothing about Iron Man should have worked. Casting Robert Downey, Jr. in 2008 was considered a very risky choice as he had been largely absent from the film scene due to recovering from his own demons. The studio pushed for a Tom Cruise lead film. The script wasn’t even finalized until shooting had started. Accounts from director Jon Favreau and Jeff Bridges both recall that the script was changed daily, with plans for the Iron Monger suit being scrapped and reinstated with each new day. Hell, the whole plan was started because Marvel had sold off literally all of their most successful properties to other studios, leaving them to feature their “B Team” characters, something not even the comics were doing that successfully.

Iron Man ended up being a remarkable success, turning some of the most staunch superhero haters into instant fans. Everyone loved that movie. There was even outrage when it was snubbed at the Oscars a few months later. This was just what Marvel Studios needed to move forward with what would be called “Phase 1” of Nick Fury’s Avengers Initiative.

Fun fact about Nick Fury: Samuel L. Jackson was approached by comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis when he was writing The Ultimates so that he could use his likeness for The Ultimate timeline’s Nick Fury. Jackson said they could under one condition: he gets to play him in the film. Marvel was only happy to oblige Mr. Jackson.

Incredible Hulk came next. It was met with some criticism with most people saying, “It’s not as good as Iron Man but it’s so much better than the Ang Lee film.” It wasn’t until after the release of the movie that all the drama with Universal Studios and Edward Norton came out. That drama was just enough for Marvel to move away from the Hulk as much as they could without completely nixing the character, which is just fine, because in the end, Mark Ruffalo has now become the face of the modern Hulk.

The rest of Phase 1 gave us decent introductions of some of the most prolific characters of the MCU today. In 2010, we got the first casting change in the MCU. Don Cheadle took up the role of James Rhodes (War Machine) after an extensive contract dispute with Terrence Howard. See, Howard actually ended up making more money than Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jeff Bridges, despite having a smaller part and being billed below all of them. He was able to achieve this by being the first one cast and having excellent negotiation skills. Marvel didn’t know any better. It wasn’t until all the others accepted their salaries that they figured it out. So when they offered him much less for Iron Man 2 and he hedged, they dropped Howard so fast. Before completely taking over the role, Don Cheadle did receive Howard’s blessing and became the War Machine we know and love today. Howard’s not doing badly either, completely ruling Fox on his series, Empire.

 

We also met Black Widow, the defected spy from Russia and the first woman of the MCU. She was portrayed by Scarlett Johansson in what would be a career defining role. Even now, one of the largest omissions of the MCU is not giving Black Widow her own standalone film during Phase 1 (if you don’t remember, that was one of the biggest fan complaints between 2010 and 2012.)

Black Widow

Thor, Loki, and, to a much lesser degree Hawkeye, were introduced in the MCU’s next film, Thor. While relative newcomer Chris Hemsworth was everything we always wanted in a Thor, it was Tom Hiddleston’s portrayal of Loki that brought the brooding sex appeal and charm that made all the fan girls go wild. It is unlikely that Marvel’s first choice, Josh Hartnett, would have created the same fan base that propelled Loki into four more films and an upcoming TV show. Hawkeye, on the other hand, was shoehorned into the film during the only place it made any sense right after it Joss Whedon cast him for Marvel’s The Avengers. The news of Jeremy Renner’s casting broke shortly before the movie dropped and literally no one expected his appearance.

Thor

In 2011, Captain America: The First Avenger also released, proving to us that Chris Evans had grown into an exceptional actor. Long gone were the days of whipped cream bikinis from Not Another Teen Movie. He brought life to a character that had felt out of place in the comics for decades, giving Cap the Boy Scout feel we love but the charm of the “man out of time.” Let’s not forget the utter brilliant performance of Hugo Weaving as the Red Skull, solidifying a precedent for amazing villains that Phase 2 would largely fail to live up to.  

Captain America

Then Avengers dropped. This movie forever changed the landscape of movie studios. It was cinema magic to the say the least. We’ve seen multiple companies try and recreate the fantasy that Marvel did and fail over and over. They’ve tried to repeat it almost step-by-step but forgot to add in the quirk and charm Marvel did (Universal’s “Dark Universe” comes to mind) or try to force their huge team up by rushing and convoluting the story (Warner Brother’s Worlds of DC, previously the DCEU, really wanted Justice League to be a thing). The trick with Marvel was they always had a plan, but they also had backup plan after backup plan in case this didn’t work out. In Phase 1, the studio trusted the directors to pull out the best performances of not just their actors, but their stunt coordinators, special effects artists, and script writers. They laid the groundwork for, what was at the time, the most ambitious and well laid cinema plans to date, and Joss Whedon followed through. That movie had it all: humor, high stakes, impressive action, a place for every character, depth, tragedy, endings, and beginnings. Frankly, it was the well-rounded superhero movie everyone had waited for and will always stand out as a bright spot of hope in the MCU.  

Avengers

Phase 2 remains a mixed bag of successes and problems. The first one out of the gate was Iron Man 3, which was the first largely divisive film of the MCU. Previous Iron Man director Jon Favreau had stepped down, mostly due to how badly his hands were tied creatively during Iron Man 2. Shane Black (that dude who died in Predator) stepped in and did what he could with The Mandarin, a story long-time fans of Iron Man had been waiting for since the beginning. I, for one, tried very hard to defend the story and the large twist but have since let it go. On the one hand, seeing Tony Stark experience PTSD as a direct result of his sacrifice from the Battle of New York is classic Marvel, humanizing our heroes right before our eyes. On the other, if you have a brilliant actor like Ben Kingsley in your role as a horrifying terrorist and you reduce him to fart jokes, I’m probably going to have a problem with your story. Sure, the Hail to the King one-shot story hinted at another Mandarin, but that’s a revelation that will never pay off. Sorry, fan boys. Not happening.

Age of Ultron

Thor: The Dark World and Avengers: Age of Ultron were also riddled with problems on and off screen which came down to one thing: Marvel Studios was scared to upset the status quo. They lacked faith in female villains (girls don’t buy toys, duh), in their directors, in their stories. Even newcomer franchise Ant-Man played things safe in places and cemented the fact that we’ll never see an Edgar Wright MCU film, which I think is a huge loss. The only stand out examples of Marvel doing something unique was 2014’s films: Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1. These movies were so spectacular and original, it’s very hard to believe that they were sandwiched by such safe mediocrity. The Winter Soldier was the first time we had seen the superhero genre merge with something else, being one of the most well-crafted spy thrillers of the new 2010’s. Guardians of the Galaxy took a collection of oddball characters from the deep recesses of the Marvel vault and put them in their very own spotlight and made it work. Marvel took chances on relatively unknown directors, unexpected actors, and unusual story lines. What they created were two of the best superhero movies to date. It’s almost as if they don’t belong in the Phase 2 set, but if they hadn’t, there is a huge chance that the MCU would have been written off as a whole.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 1

Phase 3 has been a melting pot of wrapping up stories and beginning new ones. A deal with Sony had been struck to incorporate the Spider-Man character into the MCU on the condition that Sony retains the rights to the rest of the “Spider” characters. A Spider-Man/MCU franchise was fast-tracked, having his first solo film bump the timeline for Black Panther and Captain Marvel, along with reshoots to Captain America: Civil War incorporating him into the film. It was one of Joss Whedon’s regrets that he wasn’t able to get the character into Age of Ultron since the deal had been finalized but not fully realized at that time.

Captain America: Civil War Cap v Iron Man

Civil War

When Captain America: Civil War had been announced, I admit I got all tingly inside. It was one of the biggest and best crossover comic events that Marvel has put out to date. The tension between our cinematic Avengers had been building for years and this was going to be a solid payoff. While it remains one of the more successful MCU films, it was far from perfect. The Russo brothers were brought back for their second film and created, essentially, an Avengers film. Both our heroes, Iron Man and Captain America, are incredibly problematic. Black Widow makes a drastic 180 character turn, which is even called out by James Rhodes, and still doesn’t work. Yet it’s hard to deny that Black Panther had a brilliant introduction in what could have been an overstuffed movie, and finally seeing Ant-Man get giant sized was something I didn’t know I needed in my geeky life.

The introduction to Doctor Strange in his own eponymous title film told us the already familiar story of a snarky genius in times of physical tragedy (Iron Man and Doctor Strange are the same character in so many ways), but delivered it in a sparkly magical package that we hadn’t seen before. The visual effects were stretched beyond what Marvel had shown us before, giving us a hero both new and old to the MCU. Spider-Man: Homecoming also delivered a “familiar new” story, presenting us with the third live-action iteration of Peter Parker seen since 2000, and to some, the best. And while some joke it’s just another Iron Man film, it shines, in the addition of Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes, the Vulture.  This character was originally wanted for Sam Raimi’s fourth installment in the Sony Tobey Maguire series and had eyed John Malkovich to play him. While that had the potential to be a spectacle on par with Alfred Molina’s brilliant turn as Doctor Octopus, Keaton’s turn gave us a chillingly subtle performance, with the character’s secret identity being more frightening than his villainous one. It was absolutely the right call to keep the character alive AND have Keaton reprise it in the upcoming film, Spider-Man: Far from Home.

 

Black Panther

While phase 3 fizzled with Ant-Man and the Wasp and Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 (hey, we’re not saying they’re bad, just not as good as some of the other films), the MCU really shined with the first solo films of Black Panther and Captain Marvel, and the continuation of the Thor franchise in Thor: Ragnarok. Director Taika Waititi spent only a small amount of time with Chris Hemsworth before deciding he would lean into the actor’s natural humor for this third installment. He was also the first director to bring in a woman as the film’s big bad. Black Panther ended up being the highest grossing film of 2018, beating out Avengers: Infinity War. It also took home a few Oscars at the 2019 ceremony and is still discussed by fans if the social commentary of the film is more important than the quality of the film itself. Whether or not that’s true, it did give us one of the best villains in the MCU with Michael B Jordan’s Killmonger. Captain Marvel succeeded in diversifying the MCU and dividing the fan community. It was the first female lead film in the entire MCU (long overdue) and provided even the avid comic reader with an unexpected sci-fi twist. Despite how you feel about it, the movie was a financial success and ended up joining six other films in the MCU to make a billion dollars during their run time (Avengers, Iron Man 3, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, and  Avengers: Infinity War).

Avengers Endgame Matt Ferguson

Endgame

So here we are in 2019. Avengers: Endgame is less than a week away, the 22nd MCU film and likely the completion of Phase 3. It is easily the most anticipated movie of 2019, and possibly the decade (although strong arguments can be made for Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Directors Joe and Anthony Russo have done their best to keep fans guessing by putting out misleading trailers and denying every rumor ever. We do know a few things, though. We know this will be the end for some of our favorite characters. We know that some of the character deaths in Infinity War will stick. We know that this will be the last time we see some of these faces. In the opposite vein, there are nuggets of hope: we will be getting some of the dusted characters back, and this will most likely be the end of Thanos, as producer Kevin Feige has said this will be the end of The Infinity Saga. Meanwhile, Phase 4 is being put in motion as we speak with confirmed sequels for Black Panther, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and the Guardians, with a feature film for Black Widow and new franchise The Eternals. The acquisition of the former Fox properties such as X-Men (including Deadpool) and the Fantastic Four also gives new possibilities for future films. While we prepare to be both overjoyed and destroyed by Avengers: Endgame, we can look to the MCU’s bright and full future to keep us overjoyed and destroyed for another 11 years and beyond.

Endgame concept art

Whatever it takes.

This retrospective is a collaboration between myself (Rae Stewart) and Derreck Mayer. You can find us each week on the Screen Heroes podcast, available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Google Play, and more!

Reaching the Endgame: An MCU Retrospective

Happy New Year from Screen Heroes!

We’re back for a brand new year! We kick off 2019 by doing a year in review for 2018’s movies and a bit about TV. Then we discuss our hopes, fears, and predictions for 2019 film and TV. We talk Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Star Trek, Netflix, Harry Potter, X-Men, Disney, and so much more!

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Ranking the MCU’s First 20

With Ant-Man and the Wasp well into its theater run, the MCU has released 20 films beginning with Iron Man in 2008. There’s been some great films, some good films, and some not quite amazing, films. This week, we’re joined by returning guest Barry Poole to rank all 20 MCU movies from our least favorite to our #1! We also talk news including trouble with MoviePass and AMC’s answer, A-List, plus much more!

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SH S5E17: Avengers Infinity War Review

19 movies. 10 years. 3 phases. 1 gauntlet. Avengers: Infinity War has hit theaters, our eyes, minds, and hearts. This week, we sit down with Greg from Redshirts & Runabouts to take a deep dive into the MCU’s 19th movie, marking 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Yes, there are spoilers. Yes, we talk about the things we loved and the things we didn’t. Yes, we speculate future MCU films like Ant-Man and the Wasp, Captain Marvel, and Avengers 4.

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SH S5E16: 90s Infinity War Fancast

Sure, Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters today in the US, but what if it hit theaters way back in the 90s? What if the Avengers lineup matched the comic book event of that time rather than the MCU as we know it today? Who would play those characters in the alternate reality 90s Marvel flick? We are here to answer those questions with our 90s Infinity War fancast!

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Costume Couture: Top 10 MCU Looks

With Avengers: Infinity War hitting theaters this week, it’s time to take a look at the Top 10 MCU looks over the last 10 years of films. That’s right, Rae & Ian each pick their Top 5 favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe looks across heroes and villains. These looks space the entire MCU, meaning all currently released 18 films are free game. What is your favorite look?

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HPN Presents: MCU Tournament

(updated April 25nd, 2018 11:10AM CST with the final bracket, details below.)

March Madness is almost over with, but this is a perfect time for us at the HPN to throw our own tournament the only way we know how: pitting great movies against each other and letting our listeners do the dirty work for us!

The Marvel Cinematic Universe will release its 19th film on April 26th, the heavily anticipated Infinity War. We have all waited 10 long years to see this film and have sat through 18 different Marvel showings, some better than others. To celebrate our dedication and fandom, join us in picking what you think is the BEST MCU FILM YET.

The bracket was put together using aggregate sites Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB, and MetaCritic to determine tournament seeds.

Download and fill out your copy below. Don’t forget to follow our social media to vote online and get daily updates on winners! Championship winner announced on April 25th! Will you have a perfect bracket?

IT’S OVER! The MCU Tournament has come to an end. Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who participated! Seriously, if you even voted a single time, thank you! Check out the final bracket below and you can still snag a blank one to create your own for fun.

We had some very close match-ups, specifically Captain America: Civil War beating out both Marvel’s Avengers and Doctor Strange by just a single vote and Avengers: Age of Ultron beating out Spider-Man: Homecoming by just two. Of course, some films crushed the competition, like Iron Man getting over 89% of the vote when up against its sequel.

Haven’t participated yet? Want a clean bracket? Download the Round 4 bracket below or the completely clean bracket at the bottom and keep on voting. Voting happens on our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. So keep an eye on those accounts and may the best MCU movie win.

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SH S5E11: Tomb Raider Review

We’re joined by two special guests this week, KCLane Cosplay and NikkiMouse Cosplay to talk about the new Tomb Raider movie. We also talk news including the new Shazam logo, the latest Avengers: Infinity War trailer, Fox’s wishes for a new Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot, and more!

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SH S5E01: 2018 Predictions & 2017 Look Back

Happy New Year everyone! Welcome to our 2018 Predictions episode! We’ll discuss which movies will do the best, the worst, which ones we’ll love, which we’ll hate, plus what we think we’ll be surprise hits and misses! Then we talk TV, including which shows we think are coming back after this season and which ones we think will not make the cut.

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SH S5E01: 2018 Predictions & 2017 Look Back

The Gauntlet 01: Iron Man

Screen Heroes and the entire network are proud to announce a new weekly segment: THE GAUNTLET! Join Jeremy from Redshirts & Runabouts and Saturday Morning Tooncast and Rae from Costume Couture and Screen Heroes on their epic rewatch of the MCU films starting with Iron Man. That’s right, every week, we’re talking about one of the many stops on the road to Thanos and Avengers: Infinity War.

Our first episode is none other than Iron Man, the one that started it all. We’re not really reviewing the films, but moreover discussing what details a rewatch can bring. We’ll talk the casting, the controversy, and our favorite parts as we go through the next 18 weeks.

If you already subscribe to Screen Heroes, then you’ll get these bonus episodes every Sunday! Not subscribe? Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts, Blog Talk Radio, Spreaker, Google Play, or just drop in our RSS feed. All the links are below!

Screen Heroes: The Gauntlet Podcast Credits

Hosts
Jeremy Monken
Rae Stewart

Special Guest
Barry Poole

Executive Producer
Derreck Mayer

Editor
Rae Stewart
Derreck Mayer

Music
Avengers Theme Excerpt by Alan Silvestri

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SH S4E20: The Punisher Review

It’s our review of The Punisher, the latest Marvel Netflix series that sees the Daredevil Season 2 anti-hero take on his own series! We also talk news, specifically talk about Avengers: Infinity War!

What did you think of The Punisher Season 1? Was he able to hold his own or do you think he should just stick to Daredevil’s side character?

Comment below or hit us up @HeroesPodcasts on Twitter or Facebook!

Don’t forget to check out our Patreon for our new monthly movie series! Each month we’re going to do a fun parody scene and so far we’ve done a scene from Pulp Fiction and Scream! November’s scene will have something to do with DC Comics heroes though… maybe even Batman. Want to know more? Become a Patron today and watch the first two videos on our YouTube channel now!

Also, go to Screen-Heroes.com right now to subscribe to us on iTunes and drop us a review. If you do, we’ll be sure to give you a shout-out in a future episode!

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Screen Heroes Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Special Guest
Jenny Scott

Executive Producer
Derreck Mayer

Editor
Derreck Mayer

Music
Flying Killer Robots

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SH S4E20: The Punisher Review

SH S4E17: Thor Ragnarok

Disney tries to buy 20th Century Fox, Shazam gets its heroes, and Justice League has an embargo! Then, it’s off to Asgard as we talk Thor: Ragnarok!

We dive deep into the characters, tones, jokes, continuity, and the MCU as a whole including how things lead up to May’s Avengers: Infinity War and the true introduction of Thanos.

Let us know what you think of Thor: Ragnarok! Is Ragnarok the best Thor movie? The best MCU movie of the year?

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Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Executive Producer
Derreck Mayer

Editor
Derreck Mayer

Music
Flying Killer Robots

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SH S4E17: Thor Ragnarok