Jan. 15, 2022

Analyzing WandaVision One Year Later

Happy Wandaversary! A year ago—Jan 15, 2021—the first two episodes of WandaVision dropped and blew our minds. On this special epi…

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Dec. 23, 2021

Our Hawkeye Finale Extravaganza—Plus Some Spidey and a Year-End MTVC …

Did Clint Barton truly reckon with his past as Ronin? Is Kate Bishop a bad daughter? Can the Kingpin really be dead? And does Mar…

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Dec. 17, 2021

Hawkeye Episode 5 Has a Lot to Say About Control And Redemption

Once someone has serious red in their ledger, can they ever hope for a chance at redemption? Yelena and Maya have a very differen…

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Dec. 9, 2021

The Memes, MacGuffins, and Messy Relationships of Hawkeye Episode 4

What was up with Clint's "Thanos Was Right" mug? Whose watch has everybody been hunting? Is Kate in a healthy place with Clint? W…

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Dec. 3, 2021

Hawkeye Interrogates the Superhero Identity and the Meaning of Family

We're at the halfway point of Hawkeye, and the primary themes of the series are starting to emerge! The MTVC Storycast team assem…

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Nov. 25, 2021

How Parenting and Privilege Define the Characters in Hawkeye's First …

Charactercast is back with a deep dive into faces new and old from the first two episodes of the Hawkeye series! Is Clint Barton …

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Nov. 16, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About the Comics That Inspired the Hawkey…

The MTVC is back! Our Storycast crew breaks down the themes, archetypes, and big ideas of the Hawkeye comic series that inspired …

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Aug. 27, 2021

The Answer to the Question "What If?" Is Complicated

The highs and lows of a whole new style of MCU storytelling

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July 19, 2021

Charactercast: Loki Episode 6 Final Arcs

A surprising big bad, a relationship torn apart, and a teacher from Ohio

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July 17, 2021

PonderVision: Loki Episode 6 Making Sense of the Multiverse

How branching affects the TVA, our characters, and MCU storytelling

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July 15, 2021

Storycast: Loki Episode 6 Final Themes

In the season finale, it's love versus war versus God.

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July 12, 2021

Charactercast: Loki Episode 5 Relationships and Futures

How the friendships of today may predict the arcs of tomorrow

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July 10, 2021

PonderVision: Loki Episode 5 Easter Eggs and Lokigate

On real-world Loki controversies and the hidden gems inside the Void

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July 8, 2021

Storycast: Loki Episode 5 Themes and Journeys

Loki as the Divine Comedy, Wizard of Oz, and Alice in Wonderland

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July 5, 2021

Charactercast: Loki Episode 4 Heroes, Villains, and Therapists

Analyzing the show's best friends, soulmates, and frenemies

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July 3, 2021

PonderVision: Loki Episode 4 Time Feuds and Love Quizzes

Here's the definitive way to determine if Loki and Sylvie are an item.

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July 1, 2021

Storycast: Loki Episode 4 Themes and Reclaimed Histories

Resistance is telling the story the powers that be try to erase.

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June 28, 2021

Charactercast: Loki Episode 3 Arcs and Revelations

Loki and Sylvie didn't just surprise each other. They also surprised us!

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June 26, 2021

PonderVision: Loki Episode 3 Apocalyptic Questions

From gold elevators to doomed moons, huge questions were raised.

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June 24, 2021

Storycast: Loki Episode 3 Themes and Types of Love

Maybe there's more than one way to fall for someone.

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June 21, 2021

Charactercast: Loki Ep. 2 Deep Dives on Loki, Mobius, Silvie, and More

There might be way more variants in this story than we think.

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June 19, 2021

PonderVision: Loki Episode 2 Mysteries and Paradoxes

Is time a flat circle? Maybe it's more like a row of spaghetti.

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June 17, 2021

Storycast: Loki Episode 2 Themes and Competing Realities

Order can't stand chaos. But can it exist without it?

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June 14, 2021

Charactercast: Loki Episode 1 Allies, Threats, and Snitches

It's hard to know who to trust when you don't trust yourself.

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