Avengers: Age of Ultron

It’s almost hard to believe that Avengers: Age of Ultron hit theaters over a year ago. The buildup to this second major Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) crossover was enormous. Soda pop cans, cereal boxes, and Target aisles were stuffed with Hulk’s fist, Thor’s hammer, and Captain America’s shield. Since then our cereal’s been covered by…

Movie Rob Reviews Captain America: The Winter Soldier

We are nearing the end of the Marvel Blogathon which started way back in January with a review of Blade (1998). MovieRob, a regular here at the Blogathon, has returned with a review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Check out MovieRob’s other reviews on the Marvel reviews: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence (2011) Ghost Rider (2007) and Elektra (2005). Thanks Rob! [about to fight a squadron…

Iron Man 3 (2013)

For most people, Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man ranks as their favorite Avenger. Not only has he been around the longest but his arrogant charm and witty persona are hard to resist. Whether alone or in an ensemble, Iron Man steals the show (who can forget this exchange in The Avengers?). But honestly it took me a long…

The Avengers (2012)

Congratulations everyone. We made it. We’ve plowed through 25 films and have finally reached the big one, the ultimate superhero team-up and the end of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase One. Let’s run the numbers on the State of the Universe before Joss Whedon entered the scene: Five films featuring four superheroes: Iron Man (2008), The Incredible Hulk (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011),…