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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 | 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 | 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 | The Godfather Part II (1974)

The image of the chair in the title card says it all: the throne is empty throughout The Godfather Part II. Even though Michael (Al Pacino) is the new Don in the present and we also get to see the you...

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Favorite Movies | The Godfather (1972)

The three-act structure: supposedly every film has it. Or so my Intro to Scriptwriting professor told me anyway when I was a sophomore in college. On the first day of the semester, he began by asking ...

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Favorite Movies | Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Joseph Stalin once brilliantly pointed out, “A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.” This fully sums up both the madness of war when it is executed on a mass scale a...