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May 31 2017

Wonder Woman (2017)

Welcome to Diana Prince/Wonder Woman’s formal introduction into the DC Comics Extended Universe. Gal Gadot may have played her in last year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, but this explosive and challenging film is the arrival Diana Prince deserves. Wonder Woman turns Gadot into the primary special effect in a film designed to make […]
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Nov 4 2016

Doctor Strange

“I want to have so much behind me, I’m not a slave to what’s in front of me… especially these… flavorless, unremarkable Marvel Movies.” “Oh, they are SO not a big deal!” “I know!” “It’s just all there is!” — Annie Edison and Jeff Winger, “Community: Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television” To a certain extent, […]
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Aug 3 2016

Suicide Squad

A film critic’s task is to rate a movie on its strengths and weaknesses. Of course, when it comes to comic book adaptations, knowing the source material can add to the experience, but it can also color the experience for better or worse. Let’s get this out of the way: I know nothing about DC […]
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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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Nov 6 2014

Big Hero 6

(If you read nothing else, know this: stay until the credits are done.) Big Hero 6, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ follow-up to the runaway smash hit Frozen, is awesome. For me, it’s Frozen for boys, an almost anti-Frozen, if you will. Male-centric, non-musical, set in a slightly futuristic landscape, and the main character is poor. […]
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Nov 8 2013

Thor: The Dark World

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Phase II of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). We’re in a different territory here, folks; the notion of simple sequels no longer applies. Here, we have a living, breathing universe where superheroes fly in and out of each other’s lives as fast as a turning of the worlds. Events and […]
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