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Countdown to The Avengers: The Avengers!

“Ohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygod!” After seeing “The Avengers” last weekend, I promised my friend Eric I’d start the post this way.  This sentiment is currently echoed by audiences all over the United States as they watch the action-fueled, surprisingly funny film by writer/director … Continue reading

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Countdown To The Avengers: The Incredible Hulk and Thor

After spelling out a few days ago why I think the Marvel Cinema-verse is an important event in modern film-making, the next two films on my countdown to “The Avengers” are “The Incredible Hulk” (2008), and “Thor” (2011).  While they … Continue reading

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Countdown To The Avengers: Why The Marvel Cinema-verse Matters

As I watched the latest installments in my Countdown to “The Avengers,” I had a revelation: Marvel is attempting something virtually unprecedented in modern moviemaking with the Avengers movies, something that is perhaps only possible in today’s franchise-hungry Hollywood. Marvel … Continue reading

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