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Avengers for the Everyday

Lots has been said about the “larger than life” aspects of Avengers: Infinity War, which is good because it’s true.  The movie does an amazing job with the spectacle of the story and the large size of the cast.  Something … Continue reading

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Infinity War Unlimited

It’s been a long time since I got to have as much fun talking movies with my students.  Friday was a fun game of playing coy about what I saw Thursday night (“who’s your favorite hero?  Oh, good luck with … Continue reading

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Avengers: Infinity and Beyond

There’s a long-standing tradition in the comic book medium of assuming that every comic book is some reader’s first.  Because of that, the storytellers felt responsible for making that particular issue as accessible as possible, even if it was the … Continue reading

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Marvel and the Mega-Narrative

Okay.  One more quick movie post before heading out to the rest of the work-and-play day. Last week the folks at Marvel released a nice clip acting as a little “retrospective” on their 10 years of making movies.  It’s a … Continue reading

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“There was another idea . . .”

So I’m about 24 hours away from the Avengers: Infinity War premiere.  I’ve “muted” what I could on Twitter.  I’ve stayed away from any reviews or websites (except for the Rotten Tomatoes score).  But I saw this commercial on TV … Continue reading

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One Trailer Closer to Infinity

Just over a month away from this . . .

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Spider-Man, Spoilers, Man

THE SUMMER OF 2012 will probably be judged by three movies: The Avengers, which brought on the big guns all in one story; The Dark Knight Rises, which wraps up what could be the most critically-acclaimed super-hero series ever; and … Continue reading

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