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Marvel Cinematic Universe Villains Ranked

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021) Review

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Review: Black Widow (2021)

Those worried about a talented director’s distinctive style being smothered after a Marvel hire need not be concerned here. Though it ends up with pretty much the same final act as most MCU movies (fight atop something big falling from … Continue reading

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Review: Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

I always feel a bit sorry for the Marvel movies that directly follow an AVENGERS because of the expectation that they’ll be the same scale. They never can or will be, so they have to be different. Unlike last time … Continue reading

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Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Eleven years ago the Marvel Cinematic Universe was born when Nick Fury turned up at Tony Stark’s house to talk to him about the Avengers Initiative. It’s been a long road to this point, but much like the three-hour AVENGERS: … Continue reading

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Review: Captain Marvel (2019)

It only took Marvel 21 movies. Now she’s finally taken flight. CAPTAIN MARVEL like GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY before it, could be the first stage of a colourful cosmic journey for the superhero superfactory. An encounter with shapeshifting Skrull foes … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: 2018, Part 2

Before I get down to looking at the very best and the very worst films of 2018 (Part 1 of this list can be found here) I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention a couple more that weren’t necessarily my … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: 2018, Part 1

Where did 2018 go? For me it’s been a funny year of highs and lows, beginnings and ends and other summing-up-the-year clichés as well. In film, the year started well, then flagged a bit in the middle before picking up … Continue reading

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Review: Venom (2018)

VENOM is a bad movie. I shock you, I know. It’s not the worst SPIDER-MAN movie ever, but that’s mostly because Marvel Studios wouldn’t let Sony rent Spidey back for a cameo. The scant lip service they’re allowed to give … Continue reading

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Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Is this going to be Ant-Man’s lot in life, to be the minty Tic Tac chaser for Marvel’s biggest, meatiest and most extravagant releases? The first ANT-MAN blew me away, a jolt of irreverent energy coming straight after the unwieldy … Continue reading

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