Eternals (2021), Angelina Jolie, Marvel Studios

MARVEL STUDIOS CELEBRATES THE MOVIES (2021)…

I wasn’t even aware that it was Stan Lee narrating at first. I was moved when the music started at 0:36 seconds. Then the sight of Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther happened, and I was reminded of the emotionally taxing mess that was 2020.

Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman, and particularly the first movie, along with its incredibly thrilling Comic-Con trailers are the reason that DC will always have a small piece of my heart. The largest part of my comic book movie appreciating heart, however, that’s allocated to Marvel Studios superhero movies because they get so many things too right to fail at being my favourite. 

That’s not to say that I consider every movie/series Marvel makes perfect. Their trailers, action sequences, the music they use and how much sense the execution of their universe makes strategy-wise is the most impressive to me. And that’s just me writing as someone who’s never read a Marvel comic book, or any comic book for that matter. I simply love movies as ‘the perfect amalgamation of all the arts’ that movies are.

To think that the above three minutes and ten second celebration has even more Marvel stories and characters for me to discover gives me much to look forward to. Even if I don’t love everything released, I know I’ll find something memorable. How can I not with two of my favourites, Salma Hayek and Angelina Jolie as fresh additions to the Marvel family?

Black Widow (2021), Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Marvel Studios
Black Widow (2021), Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Marvel Studios

Of all the Avengers movies I’ve seen so far, the action sequences I remember most fondly take place in Captain America – The Winter Soldier (2014). Specifically, the Nick Fury vehicular chase sequence and the epic elevator scene that follows soon after. Just thinking about it recently had me interrupting my writing session to click on Disney+ to re-watch the scene. Only, I ended up watching the whole movie and liking it even more than the first time. I also properly noticed Robert Redford’s character; how well written it is. No wonder he said yes to the part.

There are only two months to go until my first visit to the movie theatre for a Marvel film. It will probably be my second cinema visit in 2021 because the first movie on my list is A Quiet Place Part 2which comes out a month earlier. Which movie will mark your return to the theatre?

Black Widow, July 9th, 2021

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, September 3rd, 2021

Eternals, November 5th, 2021

Spider-Man – No Way Home, December 17th, 2021

Doctor Strange – In the Multiverse of Madness, March 25th, 2022

Thor – Love and Thunder, May 6th, 2022

Black Panther – Wakanda Forever, July 8th, 2022

The Marvels, November 11th, 2022

Ant-Man and the Wasp – Quantumania, February 17th, 2023

The Guardians of the Galaxy – Vol 3, May 5th, 2023

Happy Film Loving

G

12 thoughts on “MARVEL STUDIOS CELEBRATES THE MOVIES (2021)…”

  1. I was trying to hold out for A Quiet Place 2 I thought it was a nice circle as that was the next movie I was supposed to see in theaters anyway before it all closed 🙂 But they’re screening Army of the Dead this coming weekend before it hits Netflix so we’re going to try for that.

    Never would have thought a Zack Snyder film would be my first back!

    1. To be honest, I too would proabbly go for Army of the Dead too if it were being shown on anscreen near me. It’s a promising and fun looking movie. Fingers crossed that we both leave the movie theatre feeling glad that we made th effort to see our respective films on the big screen. 🤞🥳🤞

  2. I loved this. It was so good to hear Stan Lee and I even got teary eyed when they showed Chadwick Boseman. There are so many things I’m looking forward to and can’t wait to see them all. I’m hoping to see A Quiet Place in theaters so fingers crossed.

  3. I Think Michael C. Hall as Mister Fantastic/Reed Richards & Betty Gilpin as The Invisible Woman/Susan Storm In MCU Fantastic Four

  4. I Think Marvel Will be recasting the role of T’Challa/Black Panther with Rege-Jean Page For Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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