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MCU Movie Reviews | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

I usually end these MCU movie reviews by talking about the 4K Blu-ray release, but with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I will instead discuss the 4K edition first before going into the details of the...

6.5 Fair
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MCU Movie Reviews | Doctor Strange (2016)

When I started going back watching and reviewing all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in order in August 2019, I knew it was going to take a while and be somewhat grueling to get through them a...

5 Average
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MCU Movie Reviews | Captain America: Civil War (2016)

In my review of Ant-Man (2015), I described the character of Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) as hardly the equivalent of an A-list celebrity when it comes to his superhero currency. Personally, I had no idea Ant-...

9 Amazing
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MCU Movie Reviews | Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Guardians of the Galaxy is the kind of movie that simply steamrolls over any criticism. It’s big, it’s bright, it’s bold, it’s colorful — and, what’s more, it knows...

7 Good
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MCU Movie Reviews | Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

For five whole years, I stopped watching Marvel movies entirely. When I look back, this strikes me as a bit odd. While I certainly was tired of comic book movies and found the whole Marvel Cinematic U...

9.5 Amazing
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MCU Movie Reviews | Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor: The Dark World (the second Thor film, the second film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s Phase Two and the eighth MCU film overall) is generally considered the worst — or at the very...

6 Fair
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MCU Movie Reviews | Iron Man 3 (2013)

Part of the reason why I have decided to go back and watch and review each of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies is because I haven’t seen some of them. Well, the first of these is Iron Man 3....

6.5 Fair
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MCU Movie Reviews | The Avengers (2012)

We come to it at last: the movie that the then-recently-formed Marvel Studios predicated its entire strategy upon. As with all big payoffs, the initiative for bringing The Avengers to cinematic life c...

7.5 Good
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MCU Movie Reviews | Thor (2011)

In Iron Man 2‘s post-credits scene, we are treated to a brief snippet from Thor that shows S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) investigating an impact crater in the desert where Tho...

7 Good
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MCU Movie Reviews | Iron Man 2 (2010)

Two movies came to mind when I just watched Iron Man 2 again for the first time since the night it hit theaters on May 7, 2010: 2008‘s The Dark Knight and 2007’s Spider-Man 3. Plot-wise, t...

6 Fair
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MCU Movie Reviews | The Incredible Hulk (2008)

While I was there to see Iron Man on opening day on May 2, 2008, I was decidedly not there to watch The Incredible Hulk on the day it opened six weeks later on June 13, 2008. In retrospect, I have to ...

6.5 Fair
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MCU Movie Reviews | Iron Man (2008)

I saw Iron Man in theaters on opening day back on May 2, 2008. Though the film industry had long since been propped up by tentpole blockbusters, at the time I never could have predicted what the futur...

8 Great
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Favorite Movies | Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar is director Christopher Nolan‘s most polarizing film, but there is little debate that it’s his most ambitious. Indeed, by the end of the film’s nearly three-hour run tim...

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Favorite Movies | Apocalypse Now (1979)

Over the years many, including the late Roger Ebert, have labeled Apocalypse Now as the greatest of all war films, and among the greatest works of cinema. In the most recent Sight & Sound Critics ...

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Favorite Movies | The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Unlike its predecessors — or any movie that has ever been released — The Dark Knight Rises‘ release was marred by a horrible shooting that occurred inside a theater in Aurora, Colora...

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