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Review: Marvel show has solid characters and social commentary

By | May 4, 2021

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is the Marvel Cinematic Universes latest Disney+ show. The dynamic between Sam and Bucky is rich and interesting.


Column: Marvel miniseries is a step in the right direction

By | Apr 28, 2021

With the recent global recognition of the Black Lives Matter movement and widespread attention toward racial reform, “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” is the show that people have been waiting for.


Review: Marvel anti-hero series captures retro aesthetic

By | Mar 16, 2021

“WandaVision” is the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, currently streaming on Disney+.


Review: “Captain Marvel” is absent of classic Marvel charm

By | Mar 24, 2019

The strongest character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has finally been introduced in the 21st film of the franchise, and her first outing has left a lasting impact.  


Review: ‘Daredevil’ weaves together complex story threads

By | Nov 4, 2018

The third season of “Daredevil” features a love story, action and a thrilling plot about a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy.


Review: Spider-Man adapted in well-crafted video game world

By | Oct 23, 2018

Insomniac’s version of Spider-Man is not only the best video-game adaptation of the scarlet web-slinger but the best onscreen take on the character.


Reviews from the summer season

Ithacan writers review a selection of summer’s biggest blockbusters and most complicated arthouse films.


Review: Superhero’s second season fails to live up to legacy

By | Mar 24, 2018

Meeting the incredibly high standard set by the first season of Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” was always an unattainable goal.


Review: Black artists excel in Afrofuturistic epic

By | Feb 21, 2018

“Black Panther” is a breath of fresh air in a franchise of films that have long felt too similar to one another.


Deja View: ‘Black Panther’

By The Ithacan | Feb 19, 2018

On this episode of “Deja View,” Jake Leary recruits Assistant Life & Culture Editor Kara Bowen and Staff Writer Aidan Lentz to talk about “Black Panther.” The trio weighs in on the film’s importance both to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and viewers craving better representation.


Deja View: Thor: Ragnarok and our hopes for Marvel’s future

By | Nov 8, 2017

In this extra-long episode of Deja View, reviews editor Jake Leary sits down with returning guest Colin Tessier and special guest Fred Topel to talk about “Thor: Ragnarok.” Then, Jake, Colin and staff writers Antonio Ferme and Aidan Lentz parse out the problems with the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Review: Comics for the week of 10/11

By , | Oct 13, 2017

Staff Writers Aidan Lentz and Colin Tessier read a few of the latest comic releases, here’s what they thought of them.