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

Spider-Man Homecoming: The Best Spidey Yet, But I’m Confused… How Did He Get His Powers?! (Review)

Spider-Man Homecoming: The Best Spidey Yet, But I’m Confused… How Did He Get His Powers?! (Review)

This week – another Superhero movie, which means the Superhero Franchise Genre-Killer that I predicted has not yet come to pass.  They’re still pumping them out, so I guess I’ll still see them.  But I was confused by Spiderman: Homecoming.  Where did Spiderman get his powers?  What’s up with Aunt May – is she married?  Where are Peter Parker’s parents?  What we really need is a movie that explains all this.  Maybe we should find out where Spiderman came from before we get into his hi-jinks with the Avengers. Read more

Ranking The Marvel Cinematic Universe from Iron Man to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Ranking The Marvel Cinematic Universe from Iron Man to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Almost a decade of films, from Iron Man in 2008 to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 the Marvel Cinematic Universe has 15 total movies and every single one is connected to the other in some significant way. Marvel Studios has changed the game by producing this many acclaimed films. I’ve decided to rank each one… Read more

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Welcome to The Avengers Tom Holland (Review)

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Welcome to The Avengers Tom Holland (Review)

Spiderman is one of the most beloved comic book characters Marvel has ever produced.  The film franchise has been rebooted twice now.  Spiderman 2 has been heralded by some as the greatest super hero movie of all time.  After the lackluster performance of the Andrew Garfield reboot, many were hesitant about a third reboot of the friendly neighborhood Spiderman.  This time, however, Spiderman has been inducted in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Fans of the Avengers can welcome Spidey into the force with open arms. Read more

New Spider-Man Homecoming Trailer Loaded with Action, Iron-Man Team-Up & Michael Keaton Being Awesome

New Spider-Man Homecoming Trailer Loaded with Action, Iron-Man Team-Up & Michael Keaton Being Awesome

From Sony and Marvel Studios, comes the highly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming. From director Jon Watts (Clown, Cop Car) and Vacation writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the film stars Tom Holland in the title role, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Logan Marshall-Green, Donald Glover, Martin Starr and Zendaya. It is set for release July 7, 2017. Read more

Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer is Sensational; Includes Action with Vulture & Iron Man

Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer is Sensational; Includes Action with Vulture & Iron Man

From Sony and Marvel Studios, comes the highly anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming. From director Jon Watts (Clown, Cop Car) and Vacation writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the film stars Tom Holland in the title role, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Logan Marshall-Green, Donald Glover, Martin Starr and Zendaya. It is set for release July 7, 2017. Read more

Doctor Strange: Cumberbatch Spellbinds in Wondrous Origin Story [Review]

Doctor Strange: Cumberbatch Spellbinds in Wondrous Origin Story [Review]

Marvel Studios’ ever-growing cinematic universe continues to impress. After introducing audiences to The Avengers, the studio started to venture into the lesser-known territory of their comic book catalogue in hopes of reaching more than just fans of the superhero genre. Most recently, they won over general audiences with movies such as a space opera that featured a gun-toting, talking raccoon and a comedic heist with a man in a suit that could reduce him to the size of an ant. Now, Marvel Studios goes further down the rabbit hole with Doctor Strange, which introduces magic to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) leading the way as the Sorcerer Supreme, not only is Doctor Strange a dazzling psychedelic journey, but it is also the best Marvel Studios origin story since Iron Man.  

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Tom Holland Posts Selfie of The Year Candidate on Spider-Man Homecoming Set

Tom Holland Posts Selfie of The Year Candidate on Spider-Man Homecoming Set

From Sony and Marvel Studios, comes the highly anticipated Spider-Man Homecoming. From director Jon Watts (Clown, Cop Car) and Vacation writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the film stars Tom Holland in the title role, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Logan Marshall-Green, Donald Glover, Martin Starr and Zendaya. It is set for release July 7, 2017.

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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