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“I am Iron Man”: The MCU’s Historic Influence on Pop Culture

Solomon Kenworthy

February 4, 2020

     A pop culture icon is recognizable to all generations and usable as a form of communication. The original Star Wars trilogy is by far the recognizable current cinematic pop culture icon. Everyone from all generations u...

Hooked on a Feeling: What Star-Lord Gets that Captain Marvel Doesn’t

Solomon Kenworthy

December 3, 2019

     You know how within the first half an hour of meeting someone new, you kinda get an idea of whether or not you like them? That’s because we like people whom we have something in common. Maybe they had a bad first date...

Avengers: Infinity War’s Connection to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Solomon Kenworthy

November 5, 2019

     Superhero movies attract us because we all fantasize about which super characteristics we have. We argue with one another on who has the coolest weaponry,  or costume, even though we all know Star Lord, has the slickes...

Avengers Assemble: Why the MCU Worked and the DCEU Failed

Solomon Kenworthy

September 3, 2019

     Within the past ten years, both Marvel and DC have created their own cinematic universes. Marvel has seen critical acclaim, while DC has had only two films with overall good reviews. So why did the Marvel Cinematic Un...

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