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Avengers: Infinity War

In the “old days,” some films, for various reasons, were called critic-proof. That could mean that it didn’t matter what the critics would say, it would still be financially successful. It also meant that some films seemed impervious to any … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is overstuffed and not quite believable in its central concept. It’s also the best Avengers movie since the first one. It does right what the first one does, on steroids. It was a small cinematic miracle … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

The latest installment in the Marvel universe film world is such a box office phenomenon (already at more than $1 billion internationally) that it seems inconsequential or trifling to attempt a real analysis of the thing. Yet on we trudge…. … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3

Not a lot to say here. It’s better than the second, not as good as the first. The story feels a bit musty and yesterday, with the enigmatic Bin Laden-esque villain. Tony Stark’s post-Avengers Stress Disorder is somewhat hokey, and … Continue reading

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