Venom

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{4.5/5} “Apparently I have a parasite.” Venom, released in 2018 Eddie Brock was a reporter, but he made a big mistake — he lost his job, his girlfriend’s job, and his girlfriend all on the same day. He’s having trouble figuring out what to do with his life when someone from the Life Foundation tells […]

Monsters, Inc.

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{5/5} “Your stunned silence is very reassuring.” Monsters, Inc., released in 2001 In the monster world, monsters scare kids in order to captures their screams — the screams are what they use for power. But it’s dangerous work because kids are toxic to monsters. When Sully accidentally brings a kid back to the monster world, […]

Antz

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{4.5/5} “When you’re the middle child in a family of 5 million you don’t get any attention.” Antz, released in 1998 Z is a worker ant. Unlike his fellow ants, he doesn’t really like digging. He feels like there should be more to life, but he’s not sure what that could be until he meets […]

About Time

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{5/5} “Don’t call too often. Your mother doesn’t like to be disturbed.” About Time, released in 2013 Tim had a relatively normal childhood, but when he turns 21 his father tells him something astonishing — the men in the family can travel through time. Tim thinks he’s joking at first but when he tries it […]

The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here’s an updated version of this list. Here are my mini-reviews of the first 5 movies. Iron Man 2008 -> 4.5/5 The Incredible Hulk 2008 -> 4/5 Iron Man 2 2010 -> 4/5 Thor 2011 -> 4/5 Captain America: The First Avenger 2011 -> 4.5/5 The Avengers 2012 -> 4.5/5 Iron Man 3 2013 -> […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp

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{4.5/5} “I eat fear for breakfast.” — Scott’s 10-year-old daughter Ant-Man and the Wasp, released in 2018 Hope’s mother, Janet, was lost in the quantum realm years ago, but now her father, Hank, thinks he might be able to get her back. Scott was in the quantum realm and made it back, and may have […]

Deadpool 2

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{4.5/5} “I love the decor, though. I had no idea hopeless was a colour.” Deadpool 2, released in 2018 Deadpool goes around the world killing bad guys. When he gets back home, some of the bad guys have followed him — and they kill Vanessa. In despair, Colossus comes to rescue him and take him […]

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

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{4/5} “We’ve got a nervous slinky.” Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, released in 2007 Mr. Magorium has lived for over 200 years and it’s time for him to go. He’s leaving his magic toy store to his store manager, Mahoney. But Mahoney wants to be a musician. To get things in order for the transfer, Mr. […]

Stranger Than Fiction

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{5/5} “Little did he know that this simple, seemingly innocuous, act would result in his imminent death.” Stranger Than Fiction, released in 2006 Harold Crick, an IRS agent, starts hearing a voice narrating his life, which is fairly annoying. He’s auditing a baker who he’s attracted to. When the voice mentions that Harold is going […]

Middle-earth

Posted by Dave Switzer under My thoughts

Here are all the movies in Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth series, based on books by J. R. R. Tolkien. I read the books a long time ago and I intend to read them again. The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 -> 5/5 The Two Towers 2002 -> 5/5 The Return of […]