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After the last movie of the X-men series flopped, “Dark Phoenix” was supposed to be a new start for the franchise instead. Yet the metaphorical bird coming from the ashes does quite the opposite; making the film the weakest of the series. Following the events of “Apocalypse,” Jean Grey still struggles to control...

From Sep. 14 to Sep. 16, a brand new comic convention made its home at the NRG Center. The convention, entitled the Fandemic Tour, began at 3 p.m. on Friday and featured a large show room of various comic stands, collector booths, etc. But the most important part of the convention was all of the guest who attended....

During the past couple of years, Marvel movies have gained popularity among the general public and their usual fans. Even those who weren’t followers of the superhero films have now developed a taste for them. More recently in the Marvel universe, “Black Panther” and more specifically the fictional African nation of...

With the recent release of “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Justice League,” the debate of Marvel and DC has to life once again. This war of superhero worlds has been going on since the release of the comic books and rages on to this day. Marvel fans have always argued that Marvel is better because of its humor and extraordinary...

Director James Mangold’s latest film, “Logan,” is a drama superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine. “Logan” tells the final chapter of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine. In the distant future, an exhausted Logan tends to an ailing Professor X in a rusty sanctuary on the Mexican border. But Logan’s...

The inability to accept death is a trope that leads many villains down their dark path, providing storylines for a multitude of films and novels. “Doctor Strange,” the fourteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, takes a series that has featured aliens, talking bionic raccoons and Hulks and adds in a mystic...

Four different productions will come to theaters this weekend to demonstrate that it takes a battle to build upon who you really are. “Doctor Strange” No, “Guardians of the Galaxy” isn’t the weirdest production that Marvel has for the world. When a car accident mangled the hands of surgeon Stephen Strange (Benedict...

The film industry has pillars for different time periods. There is often a certain genre of movie which dominates a stretch of time and produces some masterpieces and instant classics. For now, it’s the dynasty of superheroes. The early to mid-2000s saw the birth of the modern superhero film industry, and since that...