With Black Panther waiting in the wings and Infinity War rounding the corner, it’s time to stop and take stock of one of the most monumental developments in Hollywood over the last decade: the Marvel Cinematic Universe . Beyond just making a lot of people very, very rich, the movies have largely raised the bar for what a summer movie can be. While they’re admittedly not for everyone, the MCU is rarely bad, mostly good and sometimes wonderful.
This is a franchise unafraid of tackling real themes of redemption, humility and loneliness. Filmmaking skill and solid actors can make these movies fun, but the truth and virtues buried in them is what makes these movies important—much like the original Star Wars movies were for the previous generation.
Some have handled all this better than others, so the only thing left to do is rank them. 17. Iron Man 2
After the […]