avengers

ant-man – you’ll believe a man can shrink

Ant-Man is the latest installment into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s about Scott Lang as he becomes the new Ant-Man, but his troubled past catches up with him when he plots a heist with an older inventor bent on saving the world from certain destruction, so this time his criminal skills are put to good use.
This film is directed by Peyton Reed with a screenplay from Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish and Adam McKay & Paul Rudd. The film stars Rudd (as Scott Lang), Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Pena, Tip Harris, Anthony Mackie, Wood Harris, Judy Greer, David Dastmalchian, and Michael Douglas. Continue reading

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avengers: age of ultron – the summer has assembled!

Avengers: Age of Ultron is about our favorite superhero team venturing out on another mission to save the world, in this case, it’s a mechanized creation that that’s highly intelligent, highly resourceful, and highly charismatic. The film is written and directed by the great Joss Wheadon, and stars an all-star cast; Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgård, James Spader, and Samuel L. Jackson. It opened at $187.7 million this weekend. Continue reading

captain america: the first avenger – stars and stripes! shield slash!

Captain America: The First Avenger is about a scrawny kid, Steve Rogers, who want to join the Army and fight the Nazis.  The Nazis have Johann Schmidt terrorizing civilians in search for ultimate power under his new army called HyrdraDr. Erskine is brought over to America to create a new super soldier serum.  He sees qualities in Rogers that he believes will make this latest experiment work, tada, you get Captain America, the super soldier. Continue reading

captain america: the winter soldier – continues to melt away the competition

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger. Much like Thor: The Dark World, this film directly follows events that took place in The Avengers, more fondly referred to as the “Battle of New York.” Cap is still getting used to the modern world and how he fits in it. We throw in S.H.I.E.L.D., some covert plotting, and sprinkle in some action, that’s what we have here. Continue reading

captain america: the winter soldier – how ‘ice to have met you…

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger. Much like Thor: The Dark World, this film directly follows events that took place in The Avengers, more fondly referred to as the “Battle of New York.” Cap is still getting used to the modern world and how he fits in it. We throw in S.H.I.E.L.D., some covert plotting, and sprinkle in some action, that’s what we have here. Continue reading

the avengers

Like most anyone out there, I saw The Avengers this weekend. It’s about the superheroes in the previous Marvel movies coming together to save the world… go see this movie.

The good; go see this movie.

Overall, it’s unlike any of the previous Marvel movies, it’s not overly sad or angsty, there’s a LOT of humor in it, exactly like a comic book.  Oh and go see this movie.

And stay all the way through the credits, as you should always do.