Joseph Burns

ARTICLES BY Joseph Burns

Marvel proves they're sharper than ever with 'Black Widow', despite commercialism taking the lead

The character has been a fan-favourite for well over a decade, featuring in seven Marvel projects between 2010 and 2019. It may therefore come as a surprise that it took Marvel Studios until 2021, eleven years after Johansson’s first appearance as the character, to release her titular solo film.
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'Loki' confronts questions of identity, destiny and self-acceptance

“Glorious purpose”, the title of the series’ pilot episode, recalls Tom Hiddleston’s now iconic monologue from 2012’s Avengers Assemble, the first ensemble film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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