<i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i> gets its first official trailer
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Spider-Man: Homecoming gets its first official trailer

It’s here! The first official Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live! late Thursday night. We see Tom Holland playing your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, along with a first look at Michael Keaton’s Vulture. Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr) gets a fair amount of screen time in this trailer, as well, but that’s worrisome. This is a Spider-Man film, not … Continue reading

The Road to Civil War — <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>
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The Road to Civil War — Guardians of the Galaxy

Eat your heart out, Blue Swede and Redbone. “Guardians of the Galaxy” helped bring both of these bands, and more, into relevancy for millennials and superhero film fans. This film is more than just a nice music playlist, though. It provided the freshest breath of air for the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the time. Director … Continue reading

The Road to Civil War:<i> Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i>
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The Road to Civil War: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

In the interest of full disclosure, I was underwhelmed by “Captain America: The First Avenger.” It’s one of MCU films I’ve revisited the least chiefly because there isn’t a lot of action and it relies a little too much on green screens which gives the settings an antiseptic quality. That said, I was incredibly pleased that … Continue reading

The Road to Civil War: <i>Thor: The Dark World</i>
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The Road to Civil War: Thor: The Dark World

After the success of both “The Avengers” and “Thor,” I was really looking forward to the sequel: promising, more cosmic goodness and Kirby-esque Asgardian awesomeness. All of that goodwill quickly evaporated upon laying eyes on “Thor: The Dark World.” Kenneth Branagh, director of “Thor,” didn’t return for the sequel and it seems like he took … Continue reading