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Ant-Man: A Retrospect

Every single Marvel origin story is exactly the same. Every one. Though, the Marvel abracadabra is how they can consistently find a way to remake the same story to give it its own unique...

Avengers: Age of Ultron – A Retrospect

What happens when cinematic storytelling becomes compromised by fan service? Avengers: Age of Ultron, of course. Despite it's enormous success, I honestly believe that this is an underrated film. I also believe that this...

Guardians of the Galaxy – A Retrospect

This is the true face of Marvel: a few cheap, safe blockbusters, followed by something unique. Eventually Marvel will run out of unique stories to tell and unique ways to tell them, but until...

Captain America: Winter Soldier – A Retrospect

In my 3 decades of film watching, there have been few films that I sing the subtle praises for. These are films so good that I don't understand that anything need be said about...

Thor: The Dark World – A Retrospect

If you ever thought that all Marvel films were the same with a generic villain, adventure of the week plots, silly jokes, but still, mildly, entertaining, you are probably thinking of Thor: The Dark...

Ironman 3: A Retrospective

We live in a wonderful age where we got to witness the birth and growth of the most complex character in the history of cinema. Iron Man 3 is the first superhero film that...

The Avengers: Retrospect

Imagine, if you would, we live in a world where movies don't piggyback off each other. There are no established franchises, crossovers, or world building. Movies are made, just as entertainment/artistic expression. With this...

Captain America: The First Avenger – Looking back…

Sometimes it is best to just get on first base, so you can prep your grand slam. Captain America: The First Avenger is the base hit of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I, sadly, have...

Thor (2011) Film Review

When someone thinks of a Marvel film, pretty much everyone has the exact same idea. Even though I maintain that the Marvel formula is the action formula, all Marvel origin stories are virtually the...

‘Black Panther’ Review

The things that allow Black Panther to be an amazing movie are the villain Kilmongee (played by Michael B. Jordan), the soundtrack for the movie, and the wonder known as Shuri (played by Letita Wright).

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