Geekend Update – The Batman Revealed, Bong Joon Ho Wins Record 4 Oscars, New Billie Eilish Bond Theme

This is the Geekend Update for geek culture news between February 9th-15th, 2020. Below you’ll find links to the original articles that ran each news item, provided it’s available. Bong Joon Ho becomes the second person ever to win 4 … Continue reading Geekend Update – The Batman Revealed, Bong Joon Ho Wins Record 4 Oscars, New Billie Eilish Bond Theme

When Does Thor Take Place?

The placement of Thor is pivotal to the chronology of the Phase One films, as it’s the last release that occurs in Fury’s Big Week. This is part 4 of a 20 part video series discussing when each film in the MCU takes place. So when does Thor take place. “Your ancestors called it magic, and you call it science. Well I come from a place where they’re one and the same thing.” The opening of the film begins with Laufey and the Frost Giants invading Tonsburg, Norway in 965 A.D. Then we get a short scene from some indeterminate … Continue reading When Does Thor Take Place?

When Does Iron Man 2 Take Place?

The first couple of films in the MCU’s lineup are mostly clear as to when they occur, but have all mostly been retconned. Iron Man 2, however, gives us an adequate month to place several films on the list. This is part 3 of a 20 part video series dedicated to determine where each Marvel film takes place. “Oh! Boy I’m good. I commandeered your screens. I need ‘em. Time for a little transparency.” The opening of the film begins in Russia, and we see a montage of newspapers and magazines that, all said, denote at least 7 months have … Continue reading When Does Iron Man 2 Take Place?

When Does the Incredible Hulk Take Place?

The Incredible Hulk has become the most detached film from the MCU canon, and its timeline is one of the most confusing. This is part 2 of a 20 part video series dedicated to determine where each Marvel film takes place. Let’s try and explain where this film occurs. “You don’t have to do this; please, this is insane!” “Betty, I’ve gotta try!” The film begins with a montage of dates and articles wherein the Hulk has been seen over a 5 year period and the latest date noted was January 22nd, 2007, but this can be disregarded as the … Continue reading When Does the Incredible Hulk Take Place?

When Does Iron Man Take Place?

The first movie in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe is very clear as to where it takes place in film, but future films disrupt the timeline immensely. This is part 1 of a 20-part video series dedicated to determine where each Marvel film takes place. So when exactly does Iron Man occur? “Jarvis. Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk.” – Tony Stark We know Iron Man must occur after January 2008, as this Wired Magazine is dated to that month. We also know he was captured by the Ten Rings before the month of June, as the MIT commencement speech … Continue reading When Does Iron Man Take Place?