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Ant-Man was Really Good and I’m Confused

If you are not already beginning to feel the fatigue of the summer blockbuster, then you need to check your pulse. You might be as dead as the horse that every major production studio has spent the past few months

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Marathoning for Avengers: Guardians of the Galaxy

Kick back and relax boys and girls. You have made it. We have reached the conclusion of our Marvel Cinematic Universe Marathon in preparation for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Take in the sights and smells. Yes, I do believe that is

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Marathoning for Avengers: Avengers and Phase 1

Avengers is proof that all good things go to those who pack the biggest punch and have the longest one-shot fight scenes, because this movie is a perfect summation of all that Phase One of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was leading

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Marathoning for Avengers: Iron-Man 2

I’ll be honest. This stretch was supposed to be the hardest. The Incredible Hulk was hard to get through last night, and I followed that with Iron-Man 2. These two movies are regularly derided as the low points of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Daredevil: A Reconstruction of Superhero Storytelling

[There are no spoilers in this post.] Things have changed. I will not say irrevocably so, but for the time being, things have changed. At 2:59 AM Eastern Time on Friday morning, the landscape of superhero media was very clear.

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Agent Carter Recap: Week 3

Agent Carter has now hit its halfway mark after coming out of the gate stronger than most network shows in recent memory. Showrunners Michelle Fazekas and Tara Butters have revealed a deft hand in the handling of what could have

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Agent Carter Recap: Week 2

Agent Carter’s third installment, “Time and Tide” opens to find our hero doing the work of a detective. This is no CSI epiphany montage nor an NCIS double-hack. No, the lead of this story has no S.H.I.E.L.D. supercomputing to aide

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Agent Carter Recap: Week 1

Agent Carter premiered on ABC this past Tuesday. The show will have a limited run of eight episodes and the first two were shown back-to-back to ensure viewers got enough of a taste to bring them back for more. And

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Diversity Day at Avengers Tower

A big leap forward is coming soon in the genre of comic book movies: Heroes of a diverse background will finally be headlining their own projects on the silver screen. The old joke about Marvel employing three headliners who are

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Civil War is Here: Time to Freak Out

Maybe a little overused, but this is the only way I know how to represent my reaction after the announcement that was made by Marvel this weekend. Marvel promised the biggest announcement of 2014 at the New York Comic Con

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