Avengers: Infinity War is Apocalyptic & Satisfying Even Though I’m Sick to Death of Superhero Movies (Review)

Avengers: Infinity War is Apocalyptic & Satisfying Even Though I’m Sick to Death of Superhero Movies (Review)

I don’t know why, but I’ve been looking forward to this Avengers: Infinity War.   From the trailers and all the stuff in the after-credits scenes, it felt like all Marvel movies were leading up to this.  Now, having seen the film, I can say this is absolutely true. The Infinity War really is the climax of all of them, where everything is brought together for a truly impressive showdown.  It’s even more apocalyptic (and longer) than Captain America: Civil War, and that is saying something. Fair warning, though, I am sick unto death with Superhero movies but I will try to make this review better than some of my previous ones of movies in this genre. Read more

Ranking the First Ten Years of Marvel Movies

Ranking the First Ten Years of Marvel Movies

Its been ten years since Marvel kicked off their cinematic universe.  Back in 2008, Iron Man hit theaters with a powerhouse origin story that lifted the superhero genre into the blockbuster limelight.  With the release of Avengers: Infinity War this weekend movie history will be made with the end game of 10 years of groundwork laid out by all the previous films.  Every character in the MCU will be a part of this epic showdown with the Mad Titan, Thanos.  What better way to prep for the end of the first ten years of the MCU than to review the last 18 films in the franchise. Read more

Decade Build-Up Pays Off in Marvelous Fashion with Avengers: Infinity War (Review)

Decade Build-Up Pays Off in Marvelous Fashion with Avengers: Infinity War (Review)

Ten years and 18 movies later have led to Avengers: Infinity War, the movie that changes everything in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). And with Thanos, the evil-lurking presence teased over the years in various MCU films, finally coming out from the shadows, the significant ramifications viewers will witness at the hands of the intergalactic despot in Infinity War are sure to cause a stir of emotion with fans who have followed these superheroes over the last decade. When you bring together the original Avengers mixed with new Avengers (Black Panther, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man) and the Guardians of the Galaxy to take down the biggest threat the universe has ever seen, on paper, it might feel a little overwhelming to pack this many superheroes into one two and a half hour movie. However, with the Russo Brothers, the directing duo behind the two best movies in the MCU (Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War), overseeing the biggest ever ensemble of superheroes assembled on screen, rest assured they manage to give balance to all these characters we have come to know for the entire duration of Infinity War. The result is equally thrilling, captivating, emotional, and, not so shockingly, epic all at once.

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Infinity War Trailer Unites Avengers & Guardians of The Galaxy in Marvel’s Biggest Film Yet

Infinity War Trailer Unites Avengers & Guardians of The Galaxy in Marvel’s Biggest Film Yet

From Marvel Studios and directors Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, comes Avengers: Infinity War. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Ruffalo and more, the film hits theaters May 4, 2018. Read more

Gifted: A Formulaic Yet Effective Drama That Tugs On Familiar Heartstrings (Review)

Gifted: A Formulaic Yet Effective Drama That Tugs On Familiar Heartstrings (Review)

From time to time, a movie comes along that has the same formula that we’ve all seen numerous times in past films. Gifted is one of the few that sticks to a familiar formula, but is still effective overall. Is it a perfect movie? Not at all. Is it predictable at times? Yes, it is. Is it enjoyable to watch? Surprisingly, yes. Mainly, this is because it is led by a great cast and a wonderful vision from Director Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer). Read more

Civil War: How I Went from Team Cap in The Comics to Team Iron Man for The Film

Civil War: How I Went from Team Cap in The Comics to Team Iron Man for The Film

An odd thing happened to me watching Captain America: Civil War. I went from being Team Cap in the source material to Team Stark – almost immediately and that opinion did not change once – ever during the entire movie. Major Spoilers Alert for this film ahead:

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Captain America: Civil War – Lengthy & Incoherent but Certainly Very Awesome [Review]

Captain America:  Civil War – Lengthy & Incoherent but Certainly Very Awesome [Review]

Before you see how I rated this film, I just want to say a few things.  Captain America:  Civil War was unbelievably well made.  It was beautiful to look at, well acted, funny and likeable.  It really did feel epic.  And I did like it – all 147 minutes of it.  I cannot stress this enough: I did not hate this film.  But, like its DC counterpart, Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, this is a film that absolutely should have been two or three movies instead of one.   The significant difference between Dawn of Justice and Civil War is that Civil War was masterfully done. Read more

First Captain America: Civil War Trailer is Jaw Dropping as The Avengers are Torn Apart

First Captain America: Civil War Trailer is Jaw Dropping as The Avengers are Torn Apart

Captain America: Civil War is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and is set for release May 6, 2016 featuring a star studded cast headlined by Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson.

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