Category Archives: Movies

Enjoying the Endgame

I don’t suppose it would be appropriate to say too much about Avengers: Endgame.  Caught an early showing late this afternoon.  It was a “fan event,” so I walked away with a cool popcorn tub and a metal coin.  It … Continue reading

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Just Say the Word (Shazam!)

The only thing more difficult than adapting a classic comic book character into a contemporary movie is probably adapting a classic comic book character into a contemporary comic book.  The four-color funny pages often aren’t all that forgiving.  After decades … Continue reading

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The Apparent Endgame

Now that Captain Marvel has made its way into theaters, the final push for Avengers: Endgame can begin.  This morning’s new (final?) trailer was a nice surprise.  If you haven’t yet, check it out: The callbacks to previous moments were … Continue reading

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The Great Marvel Retcon

I saw the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this afternoon.  I wasn’t sure what to expect from Captain Marvel.  The Carol Danvers I knew growing up was the one whose powers had been permanently stolen by Rogue, who … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Secret Empire

Because it’s been a while since Star Wars felt funny. (image from gocomics.com)

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New King on the Block

I should start by going on record as saying that one of my favorite moments in Aquaman was at the end when someone says “Hail, King Arthur!” While the world of Middle Earth is key for me, the world of Arthur’s England … Continue reading

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Aquaman; Into the Spider-Verse

I’m trying to catch up on some movies that I didn’t get around to seeing because of the crazy end of semester/time traveling over the holidays.  On New Year’s Day, I saw Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (which is as good … Continue reading

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