Tag Archives: Marvel

“The Avengers”: one step forward, two steps back

Last week, living in Europe brought with it another benefit to list alongside universal health care (for now, at least) and affordable wines: I got to see Marvel’s The Avengers a good week before American moviegoers were afforded that opportunity. This … Continue reading

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Superhero Poster Designs

Last summer was one of the biggest for superhero movies so far, but 2012 is primed to be dominated by the genre even more. Big, bad Batman trilogy-closer The Dark Knight Rises is of course the film that is anticipated most … Continue reading

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Captain America: The Ultimate Nostalgia Film

There are plenty of nice things to say about the most recent superhero blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger. For starters, it’s the first of its kind breathe even a bit of fresh air into the genre since Iron Man in … Continue reading

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Picking up

 Following a slow start to this ambitious project, the increasingly burdensome sense that I should start picking up new entries on this blog has conspired with the busyness of this semester to keep this project update-free for far too long. … Continue reading

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