Review of a Preview – The Avengers 2: The Age of Ultron

Okay, I’ll admit it. I was really skeptical about this one. I was never really that stoked on yet another “man creates machine to protect man but the machine realizes man is the biggest threat to man and therefore destroys man” kind of plot. I’m even kind of tired of the “AI goes crazy psycho and kills people” plot. According to Hollywood, whenever any human makes a technological achievement, it will always fail on them. Because that’s how science works, amirite? No. It’s not. I always loved Tony Stark more than Iron Man because Tony Stark was just was brilliant … Read more…

Guardians of the Galaxy

So, we have yet another group of Marvel superheroes. And this movie, like all other recent Marvel movies since Robert Downey Jr.’s incredible first appearance as the engineering genius under the metal suit, shows how much Marvel is dominating this genre. While DC struggles to shove as many superheroes into its “dark and gritty” superbat clown car as it can, Marvel is raking in the profits with a series of movies that are actually fun. With Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel takes full advantage of the comic series’ sci-fi genre by drop kicking the audience into its expansive comic book … Read more…

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I know what you’re thinking: “Yeah, yeah, yeah. I heard that movie is awesome. It’s awesomeness is all over the place. Whatever.” But do you truly know how good this movie is? If you haven’t seen it, then you don’t. Which is why you should see it. But I want to give you more than just vague reasons that may or may not resemble some semblance of logic. This is not a review, because I don’t do reviews. When people do reviews, they try REAALLY hard to find this that are bad about something because they want to seem unbiased. … Read more…