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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 | Ant-Man (2015)

It’s fitting that Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) works at a Baskin-Robbins in an early scene in Ant-Man, because the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe before too much longer will have 31 flavors ...

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 | 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 (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 | Batman Begins (2005)

The page was turned on Batman Begins quite quickly, as I recall. Director Christopher Nolan made another movie the following year called The Prestige that also prominently featured Christian Bale and ...

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Favorite Movies | Gladiator (2000)

Many, many details in Gladiator are simply not accurate. The character Maximus is a necessary fiction; having characters make patently false statements like “Rome was founded as a republic”...