Mountain Words Discussion: When Marvel Studios Ruled Hollywood

May 25, 2024
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is the most successful interconnected film series to ever exist, but at the turn of the century, they were crawling their way back from bankruptcy.

Dave Gonzales, co-author of MCU The Reign of Marvel Studios, outlines how Marvel Studios cracked the formula for turning seemingly lackluster intellectual property into profitable blockbuster movies, and speculates on whether Marvel can ever recapture the cultural influence they had from 2012 – 2019.

Location: Off-campus at the Majestic Theatre

Price: Free

The Majestic Theatre - Crested Butte, shows Hollywood blockbuster movies with organic snacks, a full bar and the occasional cult classic.