So… Ant-Man. Ant. Man. This… is a difficult movie for me to talk about, mostly because it had so little impact on me. It’s not a horrific movie like Battlefield Earth, which if you’re not...
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When one thinks about the Avengers, there are only a handful of villains that come to mind who can pose a true challenge. Loki was an excellent choice for the first film; he was...
Previously: I was dreading Marvel’s 2014 films, especially after the lackluster 2013 entries in the series. You might be asking yourself what I was dreading, seeing as I loved the first Captain America movie...
“It’s a bit depressing to look at this film and all previous entries and realize that our heroes have spent just as much time fighting each other as they have saving the world, often from threats that somehow connected back to them anyway.”
“Just imagine a standup comic telling you the same joke over and over for 105 minutes just to make sure you got it, and you’ll get a pretty good idea of what this movie is like.”
“‘More of the same’, though I’d still say it was better overall than the previous Avengers movie and trumps it on most levels.”
Riddle me this, Marvel fans: what do Captain America movies tell you about being a man? It’s a friendship and teamwork extravaganza, don’t you know.
“And there you have it: an organization that could have prevented the Holocaust is now putting its top people to work stopping a congressman from hooking up with a dancer.”
“We’re in an age where fans are demanding diversity, and it’s a lot more effective to simply modify existing superheroes than to make new ones and hope they become popular. So just for the sake of argument, here are the top four reasons why Marvel should make Captain America a gay man.”
“It’s funny that in a world inhabited by iron-clad, god-like, and star-spangled superheroes, we end up with such bland and boring villains.