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Spider-Man No Way Home: Marvel Jumps the Shark

Rating: ⭐⭐ Spider-Man: No Way Home opened with promise. Taking off immediately where its predecessor ended, with Peter Parker’s secret identity revealed to the world, it was an energetic start – and an intriguing one. How will Peter Parker cope? Will he pull a Tony Stark and plunge headfirst into the role of famous superhero? […]

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings introduces us to the first new hero of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)’s Phase 4. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and starring Simu Liu as the titular hero, Shang-Chi is a love letter to East Asian culture and martial arts films. It boldly begins with […]

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Marvel produces real cinema

When someone asks you about the greatest cinematic accomplishments of all time, I doubt the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the first thing that comes to mind. Despite the MCU’s ceaseless success and each film in the franchise averaging at an almost billion dollars box office each, they have faced many critics, most notably being Martin […]

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Breathing fresh air into the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Starting with 2008’s Iron Man, Marvel have released a whopping 23 films as part of their cinematic universe. This summer’s Black Widow, delayed from 2020, will be their 24th. Many cinemagoers express annoyance at the volume of superhero flicks dominating Hollywood right now, but Marvel films seem set to continue dominating the cinema, with Avengers: […]

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a fascinating film to review, with the complete story of its genesis being truly intriguing. If you didn’t like the 2017 cut of Justice League and therefore have no interest in ZSJL, just know that this version is both very different and astronomically better. For those unfamiliar, following […]

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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Now that Marvel has stretched its creative legs with the release of WandaVision, it seems that they will be continuing to renovate their traditional styles with the new Disney+ series Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The inaugural episode, “New World Order,” addresses the corruption and violence that has arisen from Thanos’ infamous ‘snap’ […]

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WandaVision finale review

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Your power exceeds that of the sorcerer supreme” was an epic revelation for WandaVision fans in the series finale earlier this month. The slow-burning and compelling Disney+ series has kicked off Marvel’s “phase 4,” and therefore, viewer expectations were at an all-time high in its last few episodes.  If you’ve watched the series, […]

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Wandavision Review: A TV Triumph

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Shrouded in mystery with shocking reveals time and time again, WandaVision is the perfect start to the new generation of Marvel TV shows being produced. Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, the show follows the romantic story of Wanda Maximoff (AKA Scarlett Witch) and Vision as they settle into a white picket-fence house […]