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Numbered Review #784: The Avengers: Age of Ultron (***1/2)

The second Avengers movie is one of those that just plain makes me happy. And, judging by the box office so far, it’s made a lot of other people happy as well. It’s a grand continuation of the adventures of … Continue reading

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762 – Guardians of the Galaxy (***1/2)

Finally, I get to see Guardians of the Galaxy while it’s still in theaters, and I’m glad I did. It’s the story of a ragtag band of five heroes fighting against evil in the universe. The fact that one of … Continue reading

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Review: Wanted (2008)

In 2008’s Wanted, James McAvoy plays an anxious computer jockey, taken advantage of by all who know him, who discovers not only that his long-lost dad has been murdered and that said dad was actually an elite assassin but also … Continue reading

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745 – X-Men: Days of Future Past (***1/2)

X-Men: Days of Future Past sort of blew me away. And here’s the kicker – you don’t need to have seen the previous movies in the series to understand what’s going on. There’s an unerring blend of past and present … Continue reading

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742 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (***)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier turns out to be about some guy named The Winter Soldier, rather than Cap himself being a winter soldier (you know, because he was in deep freeze). Well, with that mystery solved, I settled in … Continue reading

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