Movie Review: Ant Man (2015)

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It’s always refreshing to enjoy a summer film by Marvel.  Last year’s Guardians of the Galaxy remains one of my favorite films by the studios.  This year’s summer hit tries to recapture the somewhat tongue-in-cheek mood we saw last year.  They more or less acknowledge this within the poster itself. Granted, this film knows what it is and how absurd it sounds.  But hey, the New 52 reboot of Aquaman did that self-aware metahumor to excellent effect.  All in all, it’s finely balanced with some pretty intense drama and some genuinely fascinating sequences.  While I genuinely enjoyed the movie, does it stand up to previous films?

Note: Spoilers Ahead.

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Movie Review: X-Men Days of Future Past

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Admittedly, I’m quite casual in the world of comic books.  I usually rely on one of my local friends for information, but he wasn’t available to collaborate on a review.  Luckily for me, you didn’t have to be a huge X-Men fan to enjoy this film.  But, this begs the question, if you aren’t a die-hard fan, how good will this movie be for you?

 

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