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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 | 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 | Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Captain America: The First Avenger might mark the beginning of Captain America within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but this origin story film actually marks the end of an era in a couple of ways. Fi...

8.5 Great
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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 | 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 ...

Homer's Odyssey

Simpsons Episode Rankings | #248: “Homer’s Odyssey” (1990)

For me, “Homer’s Odyssey” has always been the only episode worthy of Comic Book Guy’s trademark Worst Episode Ever honor. Does a lot of it have to do with the fact that Smither...