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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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756 – Oldboy (*1/2)

Last night, it was Oldboy’s turn on the viewing screen. This would be Spike Lee’s 2013 remake, not the original Korean masterpiece. Josh Brolin stars as a man who’s inexplicably imprisoned for 20 years and then, just as inexplicably, allowed … 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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640 – The Avengers (***1/2)

Guess I’ll come out and say it right away: The Avengers may be the best superhero movie made to date. It has plenty of action, an understandable plot, multiple and discernable heroes, plenty of laughs, and terrific effects. Now, I’ll … Continue reading

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638 – Captain America: The First Avenger (***)

I admit that I don’t know what to make of this, that there’s been a run of comic-book movies that have managed to be plausible and thrilling, not cheap knockoffs rushed out to exploit a fad. Captain America: The First … Continue reading

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