Notes: Return of the Drive-In Movie Theater

A renaissance of these outdoor venues has offered more than film screenings

What a year for cinema! With the postponement of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune (to 1 October 2021) and the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die (to April of next year), it seems like 2020 will go without a blockbuster. It makes sense, of course, what with movie theaters being unsafe places to settle in for a few hours—and the tepid response to Christopher Nolan’s Tenet demonstrates …

The Marvel Cinematic Universe Will Introduce a Transgender Superhero

During a talk at the New York Film Academy, President of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer of Marvel, Kevin Feige, answered a query as to whether viewers can expect more LGBTQ superheroes—and specifically any who will be transgender. Feige followed his “yes, absolutely, yes” answer with “and very soon. In a movie that we’re shooting right now.” Marvel’s push toward diversity also includes its …

Citizen’s Limited Edition Marvel 80th Anniversary + Spider-Man Timepieces

Sophisticated superhero-inspired wristwatches with Eco-Drive technology

Unveiled during New York Comic Con—at the same that their collaboration with fellow Disney property, Star Wars (on the extraordinary Triple Force Friday Eco-Drive watches), launched exclusively on Amazon—the Limited Edition Marvel 80th Anniversary timepiece and Limited Edition Spider-Man watch join Citizen’s Marvel watch collection. Both new additions succeed on many levels: from an overall design direction that wholly embraces the source material to minute details …