How do we respond when we don’t measure up to our own ideals or those placed on us by others? Tucker Redding, SJ, reflects on the latest Marvel TV series, Loki, and how we can find our own sense of glorious purpose.
The latest Marvel superhero movie, “Spider-Man: Far from Home,” reminds us that appearances can be deceiving as we follow the story of Peter Parker after the events of “Avengers: Endgame.” What can we learn from his story? How can we see beyond the illusions in our own lives?
“Avengers: Endgame” brings a satisfying conclusion to the 22 movies from Marvel Studios over the last eleven years. Confronting the evil of Thanos, all of the Avengers, including Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man, struggle with their motivations as they move from heartbreak to hope. The film is less about “how” the heroes will defeat Thanos, and more about the “why” that motivates them all.
Marvel Studios will release “Avengers: Endgame” on April 26th, and everyone wants to know: what is coming? Superheroes, from Iron Man and Captain America to Black Panther and Captain Marvel, teach us about humanity and the ethics behind our actions. So how will the conclusion of this phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe play out? Here are three theories that would provide meaningful insights into our own humanity.