The Best Films of 2018

I was lucky enough to be able to see more movies than ever before in 2018, and write about almost every single one of them. It’s been a fantastic experience, and I (thankfully) enjoyed far more movies that I saw than I disliked. Unfortunately, there were still plenty that I never got the opportunity to…

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Avengers: Infinity War – What Just Happened?

Was anyone really ready for this movie? Avengers: Infinity War is the culmination of ten years and eighteen films of storytelling and world building from Marvel Studios. We’ve met countless memorable characters and gone on countless memorable adventures with them; from a cave in Afghanistan, the fields of Africa, Malibu and New York City, to…

Top Moments of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

  Avengers: Infinity War is finally here! Before you go see the movie on the biggest screen possible, let's reminisce about the moments that made us all fall in love with this universe.   "Don't waste it" First Flight Tank Buster "I am Iron Man" “You’ve become part of a bigger universe” "Is that all…

To Infinity – Spider-Man: Homecoming

It is a miracle in itself that Spider-Man was brought into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It really only became possible after Sony’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 turned out to be a complete disaster. Marvel Studios would learn from the mistakes of the past Spider-Man franchises, ensuring Homecoming would become the best Spider-Man story since Sam Raimi’s…

To Infinity – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

The Guardians of the Galaxy’s second run starts with one of the greatest opening sequences put on film. The Guardians are together to face off against a giant space monster, and it seems like we’re in for a thrilling action sequence to kick things off right. Instead, Baby Groot takes center stage, joyously dancing around…

To Infinity – Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange is a very frustrating film. It sets itself apart from other Marvel films by being about the embracement of new ideas, the opening and expansion of the mind, and the rejection of all that we’ve known and thought before. It’s the spiritual over the physical, the teachings of Eastern ideals and philosophies as…

To Infinity – Captain America: Civil War

Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe kicked off with a bang. All of the Avengers, minus Hulk and Thor, are present in what is basically Avengers 2.5, and they’re forced to face the music for all of the casualties that they may or may not be responsible for while they’ve been off superheroing. Similar…