Ant-Man Paul Rudd Scott Lang

Marvel continues to reinvent its Cinematic Universe properties into recognizable film types, the most recent being Ant-Man and the Wasp, which will be Marvel’s first romantic comedy. From the political thriller story Captain America: The Winter Soldierto Spider-Man: Homecoming’John Hughes like themes, audiences are drawn in by Marvel crafting sub-genres onto their films. It’s a smart move by Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige to help audiences avoid superhero fatigue.

It’s also a move that’s working. Marvel’s films are critically beloved as well as loved by audiences. Making Marvel films more then just comic book movies also offers a circumvention of traditional tropes of the sub-genres as ...

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