Tag Archives: Scarlett Johansson

Avengers: Age of Ultron

The bigger the sequel is, the harder it is to pull off. Avengers: Age of Ultron is arguably a sequel to multiple different movies at once, and its direct predecessor, The Avengers, was a massive success — so the bar … Continue reading

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

When I reviewed Captain America: The First Avenger, I noted that the big lead-ins to The Avengers all do a little bit of genre-blending rather than being “pure” superhero movies (if such a genre could be considered pure in the … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity Files: The Spirit

Even in the Morbid Curiosity Files, where the acknowledged purpose is to watch films that I expect to be bad, there are sometimes different viewing reasons that come into play. In the case of 2008’s The Spirit, it comes down … Continue reading

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News Bites: Crouching and Crossing

Friday means two things: the weekend is almost here, and the weekly News Bites are here. This week’s a little on the light side (after a few heavy weeks), although there’s some TV schedule news I’m holding in reserve until … Continue reading

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News Bites: Guardians and Good Grief

Coming in a bit late today, but still technically Friday morning, at least in my time zone, it’s this week’s dose of News Bites. As always there’s a fair amount of superhero movie news and speculation, and some odd film … Continue reading

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The Avengers

Six Marvel Comics superheroes, four of whom have had their own film franchises, come together in one great big action adventure movie. Hulk. Iron Man. Thor. Captain America. Black Widow. Hawkeye. Brought together by Nick Fury, head of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ever … Continue reading

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