Tag Archives: Marvel Cinematic Universe

We Have to Keep Our Secret Identities Secret

There’s quite a bit to the superhero genre that doesn’t always stand up to close scrutiny, and there are entire websites devoted to detailing some of the more ridiculous storylines, or sometimes just silly out-of-context panels. This Cracked article from … Continue reading

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Hey Sexy Mama, Wanna Kill All Humans?

Avengers: Age of Ultron – I finally saw this movie on what I believe was its next-to-last day in the nearby theater. There are some pretty major spoilers in this post, but everyone else who wanted to see it probably … Continue reading

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What a Tangled Web We Weave

Thanks largely to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and SamuraiFrog’s series of blog posts on Marvel Comics, I’ve gained somewhat of an interest in reading some of the classic superhero material. It doesn’t appear that the Brooklyn library system has all … Continue reading

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‘S Wonderful, ‘S Marvel Universe

I still haven’t seen Avengers: Age of Ultron, and I’m not sure when I’ll get the chance. I do want to watch it while it’s still in theaters. I did take the opportunity to catch up on the films from … Continue reading

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Fans Aren’t Always Cool

This post of SamuraiFrog’s led me to this article on how fans’ opinions differ from those of the creators, and what happens when fans take over franchises. There isn’t any real clear answer as to which products are the best; … Continue reading

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The Hydratic Equation

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – While there’s always plenty of action and intrigue in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, I feel that their main strength lies in the interaction between characters. Well, that and the visual effects, but those … Continue reading

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Stark Contrast

Iron Man 2 – I’m trying to get caught up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which is a little confusing as there were two Hulk movies made within five years of each other, one of which counts and one doesn’t. … Continue reading

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Fear of a Dark Elf Planet

Thor: The Dark World – I’ve been trying to read comics a little more as of late, and I think the Marvel movies manage to capture the feel of being epic, fun, and kind of cheesy all at the same … Continue reading

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The Star-Spangled Man with a Plan

Captain America: The First Avenger – Since I like the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies I’ve seen, I’m trying to catch up on the ones I missed. I have to say I generally wasn’t that keen on the idea of Captain … Continue reading

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