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‘Hawkeye’ Trailer and ‘What If…?’ Episode 6 Analysis

Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale

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‘What If…?’ Episode 6 Instant Reactions, Nerd News, and Van-ime

Van and Charles break down the story between Killmonger and Tony Stark

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The ‘Hawkeye’ Trailer, ‘Y: The Last Man,’ and a Conversation With Lindsey Buckingham

Chris and Andy react to the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and discuss what fans should expect from the latest Marvel series

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The ‘Hawkeye’ Trailer Shows Marvel’s Marksman in the Festive, Fighting Spirit

The first trailer for the MCU’s next streaming series, which is due out in November, ties an action-oriented holiday bow around Marvel’s most famous bow and arrow. Ho, ho, Hawkeye.

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‘What If…?’ Episode 5 Analysis, Marvel Horror, and Zombie Superlatives

How do we want the MCU to scare us?

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‘What If …?’ Episode 5 Instant Reactions and The Midnight Mailbag

Plus, checking in on the latest ‘Matrix’ news and discussing some of the newest ‘Aquaman’ suits

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Analyzing ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’

Mallory and Daniel break down the MCU’s latest installment

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The ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ Exit Survey

Talking actually compelling villains, how we’d spend our time in Ta-Lo, and most importantly, what it means for the MCU to have its first Asian American superhero

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The Five Biggest Takeaways From ‘Shang-Chi’

‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ is more than a standard superhero story. The triumphant Marvel movie re-creates and reintroduces characters, sets the stage for a sequel, and opens a path toward a more inclusive future for the MCU.

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‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ and the 10 Movies to See Before It

Sean breaks down Shang-Chi’s place in Marvel mythology, the films that influenced the new movie, and whether it all worked with The Ringer’s Daniel Chin before being joined by the film’s screenwriter, Dave Callaham

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‘What If…?’ Episode 4 Instant Reactions and the Ultimate Spider-Man Debate

Van, Charles, and Mallory react to the latest episode of the animated series and debate Tobey Maguire vs. Tom Holland

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The Reclamation of Shang-Chi

On Friday, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ will mark the arrival of the MCU’s first Asian American lead character. But it’s not just a triumphant moment of representation—it’s one that aims to reverse decades of comic book stereotyping.

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All Eyes Are on ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’

As theatergoing once again falters in the face of the delta variant, the performance of Disney and Marvel’s latest blockbuster could have major ramifications in Hollywood

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‘What If…?’ Episode 3 Instant Reactions and MCU Phase 4 Primer

Plus, Charles and Van react to new trailers for ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Eternals’

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The ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Trailer Welcomes Back Some Old Friends

In the first look at the much-hyped film, the multiverse is expanding, and once-dispatched villains from different timelines (and film series) are rising from the dead

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‘What If…?’ Episode 2 Analysis, ‘The Bad Batch’ Theorizing, ‘Eternals’ Trailer Hype, and More With Jason Mantzoukas!

Mantzoukas returns to the Ringer-Verse to chat with Mal about ‘What If...?,’ ‘The Bad Batch,’ ‘Eternals,’ and more!

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‘What If…?’ Isn’t the Future of the MCU, but It’s Still a Statement Within It

The animated anthology series is the rare MCU exercise that shrinks its scope and lowers its stakes

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‘What If...?’ Episode 2 Instant Reactions and Animation 4-on-4

Charles and Van give their thoughts on T’Challa as Star-Lord

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‘Reservation Dogs,’ ‘What If…?,’ and a Conversation With Andrew Haigh and Jack O’Connell of ‘The North Water’

Chris and Andy also react to news that ‘The White Lotus’ has been renewed for a second season

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‘What If...?’ Episode 1 Instant Reactions and Video Game Movie Three-on-Three

Charles and Van react to the premiere of the latest Disney+ series

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What Does Marvel Want ‘What If…?’ to Be?

The latest MCU series on Disney+ is meant to explore alternate realities, but at times it comes off as simply an extended remix of the greatest hits

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How the MCU Is Turning TV Into a Comic Book

‘What If…?’ imagines alternate story lines for superheroes like Captain America and King T’Challa—and officially brings wholesale retconning to the MCU

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‘What If...?’ Predictions, Scarlett’s Lawsuit, and the On-Screen Marvel Draft

Charles and Van offer their thoughts on ‘What If...?’ being canon in the MCU

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Charting James Gunn’s Unexpected Rise to Mainstream Glory

After an initial start as a shock artist and being the target of a 2018 smear campaign, the longtime creator now stands as the only director to ever helm films for both the MCU and the DCEU

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What Scarlett Johansson vs. Disney Tells Us About the Movie Industry Right Now

Plus, the ‘House of Gucci’ Trailer and ‘The White Lotus’ Episode 4

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Inside ‘Loki’ Season 1 With Head Writer Michael Waldron. Plus: Summer Reading Recommendations!

‘Loki’ head writer Michael Waldron joins Mallory to discuss how the thrilling finale came to be, the show’s MCU-altering choices, and more

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Spider-Man Trailer Predictions. DC on HBO Max, and the Super Villain Draft

Plus, Van gives his thoughts on the finale of ‘Loki’ and the future of the MCU

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Michaela Coel in the MCU, ‘Donda’ Musings, ‘Ted Lasso,’ and ‘The White Lotus’ Episode 3

Chris and Andy recap the week in pop culture and react to Kanye West living in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Will We Ever See a ‘Star Wars’–MCU Crossover?

Warner Bros.’ IP-packed ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ got two writers thinking: What’s the likelihood of a collab between Disney’s two biggest franchises?

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‘Loki’ Shows What the Marvel Cinematic Universe Is Missing: Romance

The centrality of the romance in Loki makes it stand out within the MCU—and signals how much potential there is in this kind of storytelling, should Marvel choose to mine it

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‘Loki’ Ep. 6: Finale Analysis, Themes, and Theories. Plus, Season Awards!

Mal and Rob also look back on the success of the first season as a whole, consider its place among some of the best entries in the MCU and break down the shocking reveal and the great performances that surround it

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Seven Lingering Questions After the ‘Loki’ Finale

The fallout from the last episode of the Disney+ series will reverberate throughout the MCU. So what comes next?