The Marvel Cinematic Universe Needs to Slow Its Schedule Down

Image: marvel studios Does it feel like we’re getting too much Marvel? It feels like we’re getting too much Marvel. Just a few days ago, we got the disney+ release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, with Thor: Love & Thunder finally hitting theaters next weekjust a few days after the penultimate episode … Read more

Obi-Wan Kenobi movie trilogy was the first casualty of Solo bomb

Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregorphoto: Kate Green (Getty Images) Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, we now return Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Star Wars Story to the Earth’s crust. Roughly four years after an explosive box office bomb known as Ground wiped out a library of unread Star Wars Stories, sources excavated the blast’s first identified … Read more

Obi-Wan Kenobi Is About Change, Not Conflict

Image: Lucasfilm If we take a step back from Obi-Wan Kenobi, the series feels like a narrative waypoint. We know Kenobi’s past, we know how he ends up, so where is the movement in this series? how does Obi-Wan Kenobi push the arc of the galaxy far, far away towards its predetermined end? Truthfully speaking, … Read more

Season 1, Episode 6, “Part VI”

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) in Obi-Wan Kenobiphoto: 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. The issue with prequels is you know how they’ll end. There can be a thrill in that. The Star Wars prequels ran into this conundrum. For many fans, knowing that Anakin Skywalker would turn into the imposing Darth Vader didn’t detract from the enjoyment of, … Read more

Game of Thrones Wants to Make It Comeback, Is It Possibe?

Image: HBO to say that game of Thrones has had the stink of its controversial ending hovering over it for three years would be an understatement, but HBO thinks that enough time has passed to attempt to larger franchise. Its first successful effort at this comes in the form of House of the Dragon, premiering … Read more

Chris Evans as Captain America Return, Ms. Marvel Ep. two

Phase Zero dropped a new episode on Wednesday, diving into Episode 2 of Ms. Marvel and Episode 5 of Obi-Wan Kenobi but saving the spoiler-filled discussions for the second half of the episode. Season 2, Episode 22 featured plenty of Marvel Cinematic Universe updates as well. The conversations about the news ranged from the exclusive … Read more

Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Vader Duel Is Anakin Skywalker at His Pettiest

Alright Anakin, we get it, calm down.screenshot: Lucasfilm Darth Vader is Star Wars‘ ultimate villain. We’ve always known that, but the revived era of the franchise has dug deep into Vader as a character beyond his iconography to re-establish why we’re fascinated with him, why we’re so scared of him, and why we ultimately invest … Read more