“Age of Ultron” is Marvel’s Pledge to Its Kingdom (Opinion)
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“Age of Ultron” is Marvel’s Pledge to Its Kingdom (Opinion)

This is neither a review nor defense of Avengers: Age of Ultron. This is an analysis piece in which I explain how wrongly we’re looking…

A-Z: “The Princess Bride” (1987): An Alphabet Challenge
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A-Z: “The Princess Bride” (1987): An Alphabet Challenge

Here’s a simple new feature that hopefully helps me get back into the grind of things. I simply chose a film (my favorite, The Princess…

“Ant-Man” (2015): The First Superbug (Review)
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“Ant-Man” (2015): The First Superbug (Review)

The question of whether Marvel was big enough to “go small,” unbeknownst to some, already came pre answered before the release of Ant-Man. Agents of…

Comic Con 2015: Recap and Reactions Part I
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Comic Con 2015: Recap and Reactions Part I

Comic Con may be winding down in San Diego, but the news, trailers, and all sorts of goodies that came out of the convention are…

“Infernal Affairs” (2002) & “The Departed” (2006): Remaking Perfection (Review)
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“Infernal Affairs” (2002) & “The Departed” (2006): Remaking Perfection (Review)

This is about remakes. It is not a formula piece, but an illustration through example. Martin Scorsese’s The Departed is the only remake to win…

Exploring the Bathhouse: Spirited Away (Review)
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Exploring the Bathhouse: Spirited Away (Review)

Growing up, I was the kind of kid that never really found his place. I wasn’t necessarily an outcast or anything, but I was aimlessly…

“Game of Thrones” (2015): “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” (Recap/Review)
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“Game of Thrones” (2015): “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” (Recap/Review)

Disclaimer: There are NO book spoilers in this article. Last night’s Game of Thrones featured a rape that didn’t happen in the books. Time to…

“Mad Max: Fury Road” (2015): Brought To You By A Gleeful 70-Year Old Kid
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“Mad Max: Fury Road” (2015): Brought To You By A Gleeful 70-Year Old Kid

The original title of this review was going to be “Where Reboots Go,” but since that played off of my impeccable takedown of Game of…

Modern Marvels #12: Ultron Takes Over The World
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Modern Marvels #12: Ultron Takes Over The World

Modern Marvels is a bi-weekly column where I, Sverrir Sigfusson, speak openly about the happenings and goings-on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; be it re-caps of the…

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015): Getting the Band Back Together (Film Review)
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“Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015): Getting the Band Back Together (Film Review)

Remember that shot in the action finale of The Avengers? The one where it’s made to look like one contiuous take, flowing between the heroes…