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 […]

Like Father

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{4.5/5} “Who here likes potato chips?” Like Father, released in 2018 Rachel was left at the altar when her fiance realized that she’d been on the phone with work immediately before coming down the aisle. She’s surprised to see her father at her non-wedding since she hasn’t seen him since she was 5 years old. […]

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 […]

Jane

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{5/5} “I had no training, no degree. But Louis [Leakey] didn’t care about academic credentials. What he was looking for was someone with an open mind, with a passion for knowledge, with a love of animals, and with monumental patience.” Jane, released in 2017 Jane Goodall’s dream of going to Africa to live among animals […]

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 […]

A Quiet Place

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{5/5} “Who are we, if we can’t protect them?” A Quiet Place, released in 2018 After an apocalypse, a family lives on a farm with no one else around. They forage for useful items, they play games. But they can’t make any sounds at all because monsters kill anything that makes a sound. Tragically, that’s […]

The Big Sick

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{5/5} “Hey, can we have an awkward hug before we part forever?” The Big Sick, released in 2017 Kumail is a stand-up comic and he meets Emily at one of his gigs. They hit it off right away and start dating. Things are going really well but Kumail is worried because his family insists that […]

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 […]