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Comparing and Contrasting ‘Infinity War’ (2018) and ‘Endgame’ (2019)

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely || Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Josh … Continue reading

‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010): An Action-Musical Tour de Force

Directed by: Edgar Wright || Produced by: Eric Gitter, Nira Park, Marc Platt, Edgar Wright Screenplay by: Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright || Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Brie Larson, Ellen Wong, Aubrey Plaza Music by: Nigel Godrich || Cinematography: Bill Pope || … Continue reading

‘Civil War’ (2016): Not Quite “The Winter Soldier”

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeeley || Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, Daniel Bruhl Music by: Henry … Continue reading

‘Age of Ultron’ (2015): The Definition of a Bloated Superhero Blockbuster

Directed by: Joss Whedon || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Joss Whedon || Starring (hold your breath…): Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie, Hayley Atwell, Idris Elba, Stellan Skarsgard, James Spader, Samuel L. Jackson, Linda … Continue reading

A Look Back at the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Final Parts and Conclusion: From Many, One

V. The Message behind the Superheroes As the leading American blockbuster force of this time period, it is fitting that the franchise represents its native country’s most fundamental and sacred slogan — no, not “God Bless America,” but “e pluribus unum.” That phrase is Latin for, “From many, one.” It is on the Seal of … Continue reading

From Many, One: A Look Back at the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Future of the Superhero Film

“You think you’re the only superhero in the world? You’ve become part of a bigger universe; you just don’t know it yet.” — Samuel L. Jackson – – INTRODUCTION As much as someone like Mark Cousins would love to argue otherwise, the multi-billion dollar industry that is the international movie business is dominated by blockbusters. … Continue reading

‘The Winter Soldier’ (2014): The Russo Bros. Class Up Marvel

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo || Produced by: Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeeley || Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Cobie Smulders Music by: Henry Jackman || Cinematography: Trent Opaloch || Editing by: Jeffrey Ford || Country: United States || … Continue reading

‘Snowpiercer’ (2013): Bong Joon-ho for People Who Don’t Watch Korean Movies

Directed by: Bong Joon-ho || Produced by: Park Chan-wook, Lee Tae-hun, Park Tae-jun, Dooho Choi, Robert Bernacchi, David Minkowski, Matthew Stillman Screenplay by: Bong Joon-ho, Kelly Masterson || Starring: Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Go Ah-sung, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Octavia Spencer, Ed Harris Music by: Marco Beltrami || Cinematography: Hong Kyung-pyo || … Continue reading

‘The Avengers’ (2012): When Joss Whedon Pulled Off the Impossible

Directed by: Joss Whedon || Produced by: Kevin Feige Written by: Joss Whedon || Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgard, Samuel L. Jackson Music by: Alan Silvestri || Cinematography by: Seamus McGarvey || Editing by: Jeffrey Ford, Lisa Lassek … Continue reading

‘Sunshine’ (2007): An Admirable but Inexplicable ‘Alien’ (1979)-Clone

Directed by: Danny Boyle || Produced by: Andrew Macdonald Written by: Alex Garland || Starring: Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Hiroyuki Sanada, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh Music by: John Murphy, Underworld || Cinematography by: Alwin H. Kuchler || Editing by: Chris Gill || Country: United Kingdom || Language: English Running … Continue reading