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Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Marvel. The word itself inspires a sense of awe and wonder, signifying something that is both challenging and intriguing. But awe alone is not enough to carry a superhero movie; just look at Batman v. Superman. For Marvel Studios, the success

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Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

It’s still surprising to think about it: Spider-Man has been rebooted three times now. Three. Despite being in movies for only fifteen years, it feels as though Spider-Man has been web-slinging for a lot longer than that. Next to Batman

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Review: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Like plenty of others around my age, I grew up reading Captain Underpants. In many ways, Captain Underpants was a book designed for ten-year-olds. It was fast-paced, interactive, and best of all, it had a whole lot of toilet humour.

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Review: Wonder Woman

The summer of superheroes continues with Wonder Woman! Despite DC Entertainment’s abysmal track record with last year’s Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman has released to a fanfare of praise. People seem particularly pleased with our main heroine, a warrior who is as strong

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Unlike most movies, it’s hard to organize Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 into a three-act structure. Even for the first installment, the story had five different main characters and gave each one a distinct character arc. With Vol. 2, the cast gets even

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Review: Logan

Between the two cinematic pillars of Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment exists the X-Men franchise. Considering the dominance of superhero flicks in today’s movie market, 20th Century Fox lucked out when they bought the film rights to X-Men in 1994.

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Review: Doctor Strange

It’s easy to take sorcery in cinema for granted. Magic is a fickle plot device; when used improperly, it can cause a story to fall apart. When used skillfully, however, magic can be immersive in fantastic ways. It’s all about execution,

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