Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Perhaps not as good as the original, but then, how could it be? Maybe the weight of expectations holds it down a little too, but nonetheless it is a thoroughly enjoyable, action blockbuster of the highest order. It both stands alone as its own movie and acts as a bridge to the next chapter in […]

The Avengers

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This movie seemed like it would be the perfect match made in heaven. Marvel, in proper control of their own property, carefully shaping a superhero team movie having used a series of previous films to flesh out the world and the characters. The cherry on top being the masterstroke of having Joss Whedon, a perennial […]

Captain America: The First Avenger

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I never thought they would ever make a movie about Captain America. I never thought that his All-Americaness would resonate with the international audience. However, they made a movie all right, and yeah, it’s pretty good. A smart move setting it in World War 2, at least in the West, everyone liked the US back […]