The Marvel Cinematic Universe is about to enter its phase four stage, so what better time to recap all things MCU? From the highest-ranked Marvel movies to the soundtracks and beyond, here's everything you need to know.
From Iron Man to Spider-Man: Far From Home – this is your chronological recap of the world-changing MCU franchise.
Comic-Con 2019 was the moment where phase four of the MCU finally took shape, and phase five details were unveiled, too.
Which MCU movie generated the warmest response from critics, and how does this affect its percentage on review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes?
The MCU revolutionised the way we watch movies, compelling us to stay through the credits and beyond to see how the next step of the franchise is set up.
Tragically, the late, great Stan Lee didn't get to see his Avengers creations assemble in this year's Avengers: Endgame. Nevertheless, he leaves behind a formidable comic book legacy, and an array of hilarious cameos.
What's a superhero movie without a thunderous score? Music grafts a rich sense of identity onto our favourite Marvel heroes, and the MCU has a distinguished heritage of thrilling scores from some of the finest Hollywood composers.
That it is – the box office-shattering Avengers: Endgame has finally toppled prior record-holder Avatar, directed by James Cameron, to become the all-time champion.
In 2019, we finally bid farewell to Tony Stark/Iron Man, the inception point of the MCU and the character whose legacy cast the longest shadow. We decided to champion Robert Downey Jr.'s career-reviving performance.
Simu Liu is poised to become the first actor of Asian extraction to lead an MCU movie in kung-fu adventure Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
It was announced at Comic-Con 2019 that Natalie Portman is returning to the MCU in 2021's Thor: Love and Thunder. And she's set to play the new Asgardian ruler, to boot.
Benedict Cumberbatch returns as the Sorcerer Supreme in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. It's being pitched as the MCU's first scary film, and is poised to expand the franchise in exciting ways.
Sad news, Spidey fans – Tom Holland's Spidey is departing from the MCU after Sony and Disney failed to reach an agreement.
It seems that Avengers: Endgame wasn't quite the last hurrah for Iron Man we initially thought...
To quote Alan Partridge, glory be! Sony and Disney have seemingly achieved the impossible, agreeing a deal that will allow Tom Holland's Spidey back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Ant-Man helmer Peyton Reed will be back to size up Scott Lang's third Marvel adventure.
As we approach Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's been revealed we're getting five new slots throughout 2022 and 2023.
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