Movie Review – Captain America : The Winter Soldier

Movie Review – Captain America : The Winter Soldier

★★★★¼ The problem with many of the superhero movies is that they are operating under the assumption that everyone in the audience knows all the hymns. It's a lot easier—and lazier—for a screenwriter to simply do a roll call of characters and events while letting fans fill in all the blanks. Sometimes the onscreen information [...]

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Movie Review : Avengers – Infinity War

Movie Review : Avengers – Infinity War

★★★★½ Considering the plethora of expectations this franchise always carries, the movie’s number of actual missteps is only a tiny fraction of the potential missteps inherent in an undertaking this vast and complex.  The movie became a cultural phenomenon. It got people excited and talking, it brought families and friends to theaters... It’s Marvel’s Universe. We [...]

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. : Season 1 Review

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. : Season 1 Review

★★★½ Expectations can be a tough thing to manage, and oh man.. Were expectations high for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. post the Avengers movie ? But how could they not be. A new Joss Whedon-created TV show would be reason alone to celebrate, even knowing he wouldn't be involved in its day-to-day operation. And a new [...]