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…hammer away

At this point it should come as no surprise that the Marvel Universe has pulled together another great story, yet “Thor: Ragnarok” still seems to be blowing everyone’s minds. Not that I blame them. It is incredibly well told and continues to do a great job of interweaving the ever-growing list of franchises.

Of course, it’s been a good long while since we had a standalone “Thor” movie, which may be hard to believe, mostly because we had “The Avengers,” to get us through, not to mention the constant parade of the (excellent…mostly) Marvel movies in the meantime (eight total…but who’s counting?). Read the rest of this entry

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…have fun with it

comic-con-2016-tv-panelsThere are those out there who shake their heads at the mere mention of Comic-Con, rolling their eyes at the mere mention of a fandom, let alone the unbridled joy of cosplay and teaser trailers. If you are one of those people, I trust that you’ve already navigated away from this page.

Because this Sunday, Funday brings with it a wealth of teaser trailers fresh off the Comic-Con presses, so I’ll go ahead and get right to it, and let you get right to the rest of your day of rest (however you choose to spend it). Read the rest of this entry

…Get Your Geek On

It’s day three of Comic-Con, which means that after a double feature summer blockbuster week, we have a lot of catching up to do. From old favorites like AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” to newbies like Netflix’s “The Defenders,” the first two days of Comic-Con have been filled with plenty to chat about.

So, without further ado, here are some of this year’s highlights…so far. Read the rest of this entry

…Bring It Home

When it was first announced that Spider-Man would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and getting another feature film, the news was met with enthusiasm and a little bit of hesitation. Which is understandable. After all,  since 2002 Spidey’s been busy on the big screen.

From Tobey Maguire’s trilogy to the slightly-too-soon reboot in 2012 starring Andrew Garfield, we’ve seen no shortage of everyone’s favorite web-slinging superhero. Which leads us to his latest outing, starring Tom Holland as the over-eager, teenager Peter Parker.

So, how does this latest outing fit into the Spider-Man canon? And perhaps more importantly, how does it fit into the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Read the rest of this entry

…Flip Ahead

Spring may have just sprung, but those who live for the latest blockbuster are already looking forward to this year’s summer lineup.

If I’m being totally honest, it feels like the summer blockbuster season is already well underway. Films like “Logan”, “Kong: Skull Island”, “Lego Batman”, and “Beauty and the Beast have already taken over the box office this year and we’re not even halfway through April. Read the rest of this entry