That Month I Finally Watched All the Marvel Movies For The Very First Time

So why I did decide to entirely skip the November scavenger hunt this year, to instead watch all 17 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies currently in existence, 16 of which (everything but the very first one, 2008's Iron Man) for the very first time? Well, partly it's in service of my ongoing attempt to find 1080p eye candy to watch on the 55-inch high-def television I received for Christmas last year; and partly, I admit, is so I can finally be a part of the national conversation when it comes to this juggernaut of a film franchise.

As a 48-year-old intellectual, I find myself with a low natural interest for bloated Hollywood superhero films, which is why I've seen…

  • Iron Man

    1

  • The Incredible Hulk

    2

  • Iron Man 2

    3

  • Thor

    4

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    5

  • The Avengers

    6

  • Iron Man 3

    7

  • Thor: The Dark World

    8

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    9

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    10

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    11

  • Ant-Man

    12

  • Captain America: Civil War

    13

  • Doctor Strange

    14

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    15

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    16

  • Thor: Ragnarok

    17