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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Thor: The Dark World opens with a heavy bit of exposition as Odin (Anthony Hopkins) explains in voiceover narration that the movie’s MacGuffin is hidden…

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Posted in Movie Franchise Review Verdict: 4.0

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One (2008-2012)

There’s no denying Marvel Studios’ first wave of films changed the face of blockbuster cinema. Whereas before The Avengers (2012), a popular franchise like, say,…

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DE Podcast: Summer Memories Part I

The DE Podcast is recorded in the middle of a crowd. Not in front of one. In the middle. With fall well under way, Chris, Eric, Frank, Nick and Dimitri take a look back

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Thor (2011)

If I had to sum up Thor in one word, I’d use “quaint”. This may come as a surprise to those familiar with the source…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

The Avengers (2012)

Much will be made of the challenges involved in uniting six super-heroes from five different movies, but it strikes me most of the heavy lifting…

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