Anthony Mackie

May 5 2016

Captain America: Civil War

Area Theaters May 6th Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo Written by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeeley Starring everyone except for Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Samuel L. Jackson Note: Stay through the credits for two additional scenes Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) makes some enemies in the third “Captain America” flick, among them Tony Stark (Robert […]
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Feb 26 2016

Triple 9

Director John Hillcoat  (“Lawless”) takes a page from David Ayer’s playbook with his dim perspective of law enforcement in the violent crime thriller “Triple 9”, which follows a gang of bank robbers embroiled in a heist that spirals out of control. A multi-character drama with talent to spare, Hillcoat’s foray into the urban jungle proves an invigorating […]
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Jul 16 2015

Ant-Man

“Big things come in small packages.” As a short person, I’ve been hearing this maxim my entire life. From friends who tried to make me feel better about not being tall enough to ride roller coasters at Kings Dominion; from teachers who tried to tell me height does not dictate ability; and from pretty much […]
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Apr 30 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Mike’s Review

During the opening sequence of  “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, in which our mega-heroes lay siege to a compound belonging to the sinister Hydra organization in a fictitious Eastern European country, I had a vision of the film’s writer/director Joss Whedon playing maniacally with action figures in his parent’s’ basement while mouthing the characters’ frequent wisecracks at […]
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Apr 30 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Eddie’s review

Isaac Asimov’s Zeroth Law of Robotics states: “A robot may not harm humanity, or, by inaction, allow humanity to come to harm.” In the 2004 film very loosely based on (it actually says “suggested by,” not “based on” in the credits) Asimov’s I, Robot, we see the evolution of this Zeroth Law into something very […]
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Apr 9 2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

With 2011’s “Captain America: The First Avenger” and “Thor” basically serving as glorified promotional pieces for 2012’s $220 million superhero collaboration “The Avengers”, the thought of these characters venturing out on their own again wasn’t exactly exciting. Even 2010’s “Iron Man 2” was a big disappointment, the most interesting aspect of the film being the […]
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