Timeless: Season 2 – Review

Comic Book Geek

I really enjoyed the first season of Timeless and looked forward to the second season. I was not disappointed. The premise of the series is that there is a secret organization called Rittenhouse that is […]

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Dark Phoenix – Review

Comic Book Geek

I was excited a number of years ago when X-Men: First Class came out. I loved the new characters and fresh take on familiar characters. Plus it was in continuity (sort of) with the previous […]

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Walking Dead: Season 9 – Review

Comic Book Geek

A number of Walking Dead fans have given up on the series. Yes some of the Negan episodes were rough but the series deserves another chance and season nine proves it. In some ways, this […]

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Tolkien – Review

C.S. Lewis and Friends

I had really been looking forward to the Tolkien movie. J.R.R. Tolkien is one of my favourite authors. Tolkien has a great story to be told, with his brilliant mind and military experience that shaped […]

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Stranger Things: Season Three – Review

Comic Book Geek

I love the Stranger Things series. This is for two reasons. One is that it takes place in the era I was growing up. I was the same age as the older teens in the […]

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Flash: Season 5 – Review

Comic Book Geek

The fifth season of the Flash had more of a theme than the previous seasons. They all have a main bad guy that they are fighting for the whole season, but there was more to […]

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Spider-Man: Far From Home – Review

Comic Book Geek

Peter Parker just wants to enjoy his class trip to Europe. But when your alter ego is Spider-Man, you know that is not going to happen. Far From Home continues the fun but thoughtful Spider-Man […]

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Jessica Jones: Season Three – Review

Comic Book Geek

With the third season of Jessica Jones, the Marvel Netflix chapter comes to an end. How was this final season of these Netflix originals? I have to say that I have found Jessica Jones to […]

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U-Boats Against Canada – Review

Second World War

As a Canadian and someone interested in the Second World War, I was naturally drawn to U-Boats Against Canada by Michael L. Hadley. I am somewhat familiar with the Battle of the Atlantic and the […]

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Glass – Review

Comic Book Geek

I was a big fan my M. Night Shyamalan’s previous movies of Unbreakable and Split. So I was looking forward to seeing the final instalment of the trilogy, Glass. While named Glass, it really was […]

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Doom Patrol: Season One – Review

Comic Book Geek

One of the lesser known superhero teams in the DC Universe is the Doom Patrol. Marvel’s X-Men is actually a copy of the Doom Patrol, a team of misfits led by a genius in a […]

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Star Wars Trilogy – Review

Comic Book Geek

Probably the most defining mythology of my childhood were the Star Wars movies. By the movies, I mean Episodes IV-VI. I memorized the lines, played with the toys and revisited the stories over and over. […]

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Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Review

Comic Book Geek

This is NOT at spoiler-free review of the final season of Game of Thrones. If you intend to watch Game of Thrones and have not watched all the episodes, STOP READING THIS POST. The long-awaited […]

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Avengers: Endgame – Review

Comic Book Geek

I believe that Avengers: Endgame is one of the most anticipated movies in recent years. In some ways it is the conclusion to a long series of Marvel movies. It also is the conclusion to […]

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Review

Comic Book Geek

To be honest, I didn’t really feel the draw when I saw the trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. I’m enjoying the current Tom Holland live-action Spider-Man movies and wasn’t looking for anything different. I […]

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Captain Marvel – Review

Comic Book Geek

Marvel finally has released a movie with a female lead. While there are some great female superheroes, they chose to go with Captain Marvel, which seems to have been a good decision. Captain Marvel has […]

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Gotham: Season 3 – Review

Gotham

I had lost some interest in Gotham with the second season. While I like Hugo Strange in the comics, I had gotten bored of his creation of “freaks.” It felt like Gotham was losing its […]

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Walking Dead: Season 8 – Review

Walking Dead

The seventh season of Walking Dead was a hard one to watch. It was not just dark, it was oppressive. Although the episodes were well done, I had to force myself to watch the next […]

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Bird Box – Review

Bird Box

You never know what you are going to get with a Netflix original movie. Some have been disappointing. But we decided to take a chance with Bird Box. Bird Box stars Sandra Bullock and John […]

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The Flash: Seasons 1-4 – Review

Flash

I watched the old Flash series from 1990 and thought it was okay. I remember wishing it would draw more from the DC Universe. My wish was granted in the current CW Flash series. I […]

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Iron Fist: Season 2 – Review

Comic Book Geek

I have been baffled by the hate toward the Iron Fist series on Netflix. I have found both seasons much more enjoyable than Luke Cage or Jessica Jones, being second only to Daredevil. For me, […]

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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Review

Five Dysfunctions of a Team

I had a copy of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. What delayed me in reading it was the subtitle, A Leadership Fable. I pictured talking animals discussing leadership but it was […]

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The Meg – Review

Comic Book Geek

Shark movies tend to be real classics (Jaws) or really cheesy (almost everything else). How does the recent movie, The Meg, fit in this continuum? Well, I wouldn’t call it a classic but it wasn’t […]

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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies – Review

Teen Titans Go

I will admit than when my kids first started watching Teen Titans Go! that I cringed. The New Teen Titans was one of the first superhero comics that I collected and I really enjoyed it. […]

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Stranger Things: Season 2 – Review

Comic Book Geek

I really enjoyed the first season of Stranger Things. Not only did I love the story, I was not much older than those kids at that time in the 1980s. I was looking forward to […]

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Luke Cage: Season 2 – Review

I recently watched the second season of Luke Cage on Netflix. I had been disappointed with the first season. I thought that the first season was painfully slow, focused more on highlighting the culture of […]

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Ant-Man and the Wasp – Review

I have to confess that Ant-Man is one of my favourite heroes in the MCU. I was not that fond of him in the comics but he is a breath of fresh air for the […]

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Review

I had wanted to read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick for some time. I was aware that it was the inspiration for Bladerunner. When I hear about “inspiration,” I think […]

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Solo – Review

I went to see the latest Star Wars movie, this one based on a young Han Solo. I went into this movie knowing that it was a big disappointment at the box office. It was […]

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Comic Book Geek

The first Jurassic Park movie was an important step in the world of science fiction movies. Some of the sequels got kind of tired. But the recent Jurassic Worlds have recaptured the magic or the […]

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Four Views on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design – Review

Apologetics and Theology

One of the most controversial theological topics is that of human origins and the age of the earth. Christians often hold very tightly to their position and are suspicious of different views. What was the […]

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Thoughts on the Fantastic Four

I finally got around to watching the 2015 Fantastic Four movie. The fact that it took this long for me to watch it tells you how bad of a reputation this movie had. This was […]

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Developing Emotionally Mature Leaders – Review

Developing Emotionally Healthy Leaders

I am a firm believer in discipleship and I see it as being one of the most important parts of my ministry. But I must confess that my natural tendency is to focus on the […]

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Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction – Review

Mormonism

I have read a number of books in the “A Very Short Introduction” and I always enjoy them. While there are limitations of how much you can get across in such a small format, they […]

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Sharing the Good News With Mormons – Review

Sharing the Good News With Mormons

I have long been interested in groups that are considered sects or cults, especially those with a connection to Christianity. One of those groups is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly called […]

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Asperger’s From the Inside Out – Review

Asperger's

Before there was just an Autism Spectrum Disorder, there was also an Asperger’s Syndrome (AS). The simple definition of AS is that it is autism without the language deficits. However, AS has disappeared as a […]

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Incredibles 2 – Review

It was back in 2004 that Pixar released the Incredibles. I look back at that movie and still hold the opinion that it was one of the best superhero movies of that time. As Pixar […]

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Avengers: Infinity War – Review

Comic Book Geek

The battle with Thanos has been brewing for years, with Thanos being behind the attack on earth that originally brought the Avengers together. Thanos and the infinity stones have been the threads that have tied […]

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Timeless: Season 1 – Review

Comic Book Geek

My son got me watching the Timeless series. I had never heard of it but listening in to a few of the episodes that he was watching got me into it. My wife and I […]

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Lost in Space – Review

Comic Book Geek

The old Lost in Space series was a part of my childhood. I didn’t watch the original run as it was cancelled the year I was born. It was not my favourite science fiction show […]

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Pacific Rim: Uprising – Review

Comic Book Geek

I went to see Pacific Rim: Uprising with some interest. I didn’t see the first Pacific Rim movie in the theatre as it looked like a mindless monster movie. I did end up seeing it […]

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Jessica Jones: Season 2 – Review

I have just finished watching the second season of Jessica Jones. I will confess, as a character, I find Jessica Jones the least likeable of all the Marvel Netflix characters. This is unfortunate as Marvel […]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron – Review

I finally had the opportunity to see Avengers: Age of Ultron. It is a movie that I have been looking forward to for some time. The basic plot is that the Avengers have been trying […]

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Darkest Hour – Review

Second World War

There has been a renewal of historical movies related to the Second World War with the success of Dunkirk. One of the recent offering is Darkest Hour, featuring the first part of Winston’s Churchill time […]

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Thor Ragnarok – Review

I didn’t get a chance to see Thor Ragnarok in the theatre but I was really looking forward to seeing it when it was available for home release. There was so much that looked good. […]

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Thoughts on the First Season of Star Trek: Discovery

Comic Book Geek

The first season of Star Trek: Discovery has just concluded and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. The only other first season of a Star Trek series that has even come close to being this good […]

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Black Panther – Review

One of the first Marvel comics I ever owned was a Jack Kirby drawn team-up between Captain America and Black Panther. It was my introduction to the Black Panther character. My first thought was that […]

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10 Cloverfield Lane

Comic Book Geek

I recently rewatched Cloverfield. Watching that movie was a reminder that I had never seen 10 Cloverfield Lane (the sort of sequel). Well it was time to fix that. I really did not know what […]

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Wonder – Review

Disability and Faith

Our family was able to watch Wonder, a movie that we have wanted to see for sometime. The movie is about August “Auggie” Pullman, a boy with a facial deformity. For the first time, he is […]

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Big Hero 6 – Review

Big Hero 6

  We recently took the family to see Big Hero 6. What many people probably do not realize is that this is based on a Marvel comic. In fact if you watch carefully, you will see […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy – Review

Guardians of the Galaxy

I know that this is a bit late for a review of Guardians of the Galaxy but we just had the opportunity to see it on Sunday. Although I enjoy the Marvel movies, it does […]

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Doctor Strange – Review

I had the opportunity to see the Doctor Strange movie today. Since it was the day before my birthday, I had the choice of which movie my wife and I would see. Thankfully, my wife […]

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Breathe – Review

Disability and Faith

Last night I watched the movie Breathe, directed by Andy Serkis. The movie stars Andrew Garfield (Amazing Spider-Man) and Claire Foy (The Crown). The movie is based on a true story about Robin Cavendish, a […]

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X-Men: Apocalypse – Review

I watched X-Men: Apocalypse last night. I had originally wanted to see it in the theatre, but that didn’t work out. Hearing people’s generally negative opinion of the movie, I decided to rent the movie […]

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Bright – Review

There are only so many ways you can do a cop movie with mismatched partners fighting corruption. But Netflix was able to come up with a fresh approach with Bright. The premise of the movie […]

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Review

Last Jedi

In anticipation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I heard reactions from others that ranged from best Star Wars movie ever to the worst. I would disagree with both reactions. I enjoyed The Last Jedi. […]

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Marvel’s The Punisher – Review

Comic Book Geek

Having not been impressed with previous attempts at portraying the Punisher, I quite liked the reintroduction of the Punisher in the Daredevil series on Netflix. I was pleased to hear that the Punisher would be […]

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Rogue One – Review

Rogue One

Rogue One has been one of my most anticipated movies in recent times. I love Star Wars, with it being a huge part of my growing up. What I looked forward to about Rogue One […]

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Justice League – Review

Comic Book Geek

When the Justice League movie was released, I braced myself for the reviews. DC movies have just not found much love with the critics. While I generally have enjoyed the DC movies much more than […]

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Gotham: Season 1 – Review

  I started watching Gotham quite a while ago. But I must confess that after watching the first three or so episodes, i was not that impressed. I liked the premise of the series but it […]

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season One – Review

Comic Book Geek

I have been a fan of the Walking Dead for some time. Admittedly, I have never read any of the graphic novels. That day will come. As with many Walking Dead fans, I was excited […]

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Thor Revisited

Thor

  I recently rewatched the first Thor movie. Thor has always been one of my favourite Marvel characters, probably because I really enjoy mythology. I’m glad that Marvel made Thor a priority for their cinematic […]

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Gotham Season 2 – Review

Comic Book Geek

  After not being sure about the first couple of episodes of the first season, I have really begun to enjoy Gotham. If you are not familiar with the series, it is about a young […]

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Luke Cage – Review

Luke Cage

  I loved the first two seasons of Daredevil and I thought Jessica Jones was pretty good. Luke Cage was introduced in Jessica Jones and it was natural that I would want to watch his […]

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Logan – Review

Logan

In X-Men: Apocalypse, the young Jean Grey makes a comment about the third movie always being the worst. Unfortunately, that was the case for those prequels. However, it is not the case for the solo […]

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Iron Fist – Review

Comic Book Geek

  I have been enjoying the various Marvel series that have been appearing on Netflix. I was looking forward to Iron Fist, the final character that will be appearing in the future Defenders series. But […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Review

Comic Book Geek

The Guardians of the Galaxy sequel was very high on my list of movies to see this year. The first movie is the best Marvel movie yet made as far as I’m concerned. This created […]

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Wonder Woman – Review

Comic Book Geek

I will confess that traditionally I have been more of a DC fan than a Marvel fan. I will also admit that Marvel has generally done better with the movies than DC. I did enjoy […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming – Review

Comic Book Geek

I have fond memories of the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man movies. They (especially the first two) were some of the first really good superhero movies. I was less impressed with the Andrew Garfield reboot. Not so […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes – Review

  One of my favourite science fiction franchises as a child was the Planet of the Apes. I loved the movies and the TV show. It really captured my imagination. I have really been enjoying […]

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Thoughts on Star Trek: Season 3

Comic Book Geek

  I have been enjoying watching the original Star Trek series from the 1960s. I had thought that I had seen all the episodes but having now concluded the series, I realize that I had […]

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Justice League vs Teen Titans – Review

Justice League vs Teen Titans

  I had been looking forward to seeing the animated Justice League vs Teen Titans movie. From my comic collecting days, the Justice League and New Teen Titans were some of my favourites. I finally […]

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The Defenders – Review

Comic Book Geek

Marvel’s Defenders are not near as much of a household name as the Avengers. Who are the Defenders? They have had quite the revolving roster. The first Defenders comic I ever bought included Doctor Strange […]

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The Man in the High Castle – Review

Comic Book Geek

I’m always looking for good and thought-provoking television series. One of the best that I have watched recently is The Man in the High Castle. This is a series that is based on the novel […]

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Star Trek: Discovery Episode One – Review

Comic Book Geek

Star Trek has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I was actually born during the run of the original Star Trek series.It has been a long time since […]

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The Case for Christ Movie – Review

Apologetics and Theology

I have had the opportunity to see The Case for Christ movie and I have been looking forward to sharing my thoughts on it. I went into this movie with two preconceived ideas. The first […]

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Hacksaw Ridge – Review

Second World War

I finally had the opportunity to watch a movie that I had long wanted to see: Hacksaw Ridge. I must confess that I’m generally a fan of war movies, especially those set during World War […]

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Deadpool – Review

Deadpool

I finally got around to watching Deadpool. My thoughts? That was two hours of my life I will never get back. I’m only thankful that I watched it on Netflix for free and never spent […]

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence

Comic Book Geek

Last night I finally watched Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence (it was actually my son’s idea). I remember watching the first movie and thinking it was okay but not great. It must have done well […]

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Suicide Squad: Second Viewing

Suicide Squad

Last night I went to see Suicide Squad at the theatre for the second time. I don’t remember the last time I saw a movie twice in the theatre and so that says something. This […]

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Suicide Squad – Review

Comic Book Geek

I went to see Suicide Squad tonight. My initial impression was that I don’t know why everyone was complaining about this movie. It is not near as bad as the critics were making it out […]

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Star Trek Beyond – Review

Comic Book Geek

I have been a Star Trek fan for a long time. I’m actually one of the rare breed of people who like both Star Wars and Star Trek. I grew up watching the original series […]

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Review of Captain America: Civil War

Civil War

I was able to get out to see Captain America: Civil War yesterday. The short review is I loved it. It was just a lot of fun. Lots of action, lots of laughs and I […]

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A Thoughtful Review of Batman v Superman

Batman v Superman

I came across this video review of Batman v Superman and thought it was quite good. She is able to express exactly what I felt about the movie. She is spot on.

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X-Men: Days of Future Past

Comic Book Geek

Last night Amanda and I went to see X-Men: Days of Future Past (DOFP). X-Men has been an interesting movie franchise. The first X-Men was one of the first good superhero movies at the time […]

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Amazing Spider-Man 2

Comic Book Geek

Last night Amanda and I went to see Amazing Spider-Man 2. I wasn’t really eager to see it. I was not impressed with the first one. I loved the original Spider-Man trilogy (especially the first […]

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