Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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I’ll admit it: I thought Guardians of the Galaxy was going to bomb. When Ben described the concept to me, I was beyond skeptical that this would work. I mean, two of the main characters are a tree-like creature and a talking raccoon. What’s up with that? Continue reading

Iron Man 3 (2013)

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The third Iron Man film is very different from the first two. In between the second and third films Marvel grew their cinematic universe greatly. They added Thor and Captain America solo films, and wrapped up phase one of their films with The Avengers, the most successful superhero film of all time. Continue reading

The Green Hornet (2011)

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The most surprising part about this film is that it is actually decent. When it was announced that overweight comedic actor Seth Rogen was going to be playing a super hero, I was less than enthused, but he does a really good job. Rogen has clearly hit the gym to prepare for the role. His charm, comedic ability and chemistry with his sidekick, played by Jay Chou, carry this film really well. Continue reading