Superhero movies

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Stripped naked and swapped for a woman: how Chris Hemsworth’s Thor is currently looking
Losing his hammer was bad enough, but now our hero must cope with being ogled by goddesses in Thor: Love and Thunder

Ben Child

27, May, 2022 @8:28 AM

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The ‘Spider-Man’ of Sudan: the real-life superhero of the protest movement
In Khartoum, Sudan, an anonymous protester dressed as Spider-Man joins the hundreds of thousands of protesters desperate to protect their fragile civilian government after the military coup in October 2021

Phil CoxRafa Renas, Giovanna Stopponi, Tracy McVeigh Jess GormleyLindsay Poulton

17, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: tonal shifts, misogyny and new superheroes – discuss with spoilers
What happened to Wanda? Where is the Marvel timeline now we’ve moved into multiple realities and is Reed Richards dead?

Ben Child

10, May, 2022 @1:38 PM

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Jamie Lee Curtis starts ‘feud’ with Marvel’s rival multiverse movie Doctor Strange
The actor’s Instagram outburst comes after a box office triumph for her latest film, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Andrew Pulver

09, May, 2022 @10:57 AM

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Super bad: who is the greatest ever Marvel supervillain?
Director Taika Waititi reckons it’s Christian Bale as Gorr the God Butcher in the forthcoming Thor: Love and Thunder. But what about Thanos? Or Loki? And who else is in the running?

Ben Child

06, May, 2022 @10:27 AM

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Spider-Man at 20: the superhero film that changed blockbuster cinema
Sam Raimi’s charming, if patchy, 2002 adventure showed that mass audiences were eager for a new kind of superhero and the industry never looked back

Guy Lodge

03, May, 2022 @1:43 PM

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness review – cheerful alt-reality sequel
Benedict Cumberbatch returns as surgeon-superhero Stephen Strange, now on a mission to protect a teen who can visit parallel universes

Peter Bradshaw

03, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Disney is refusing to cut LGBTQ scene in Doctor Strange 2, Saudi Arabia says
Official denies Marvel film is banned but says kingdom ‘still trying’ to get Disney to cut 12 seconds referring to lesbian character with two mothers

Sian Cain and agencies

26, Apr, 2022 @1:08 AM

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Will Natalie Portman’s Thor mean the end of Chris Hemsworth’s take? Not necessarily
A new trailer for Thor: Love and Thunder hints at the dilemma for director Taika Waititi’s next edition of the superhero franchise

Ben Child

22, Apr, 2022 @9:14 AM

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Morbius review – insipid Marvel misfire
Jared Leto and Matt Smith vamp it up in an incoherent superhero bore

Wendy Ide

03, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Morbius review – ludicrously pointless Jekyll and Hyde vampire-monster yarn
Jared Leto and Matt Smith are an outstanding doctor and his evil nemesis respectively, both grappling with the power to change into an evil demon

Peter Bradshaw

31, Mar, 2022 @12:00 AM

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‘Why do they do that?’: Nicolas Cage isn’t down with the Coppola-Scorsese Marvel bashing
Francis Ford Coppola reckons comic-book blockbusters are ‘despicable’ – his nephew, stage-named after an MCU superhero, disagrees

Ben Child

25, Mar, 2022 @9:38 AM

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