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Vault Movie Review: "Iron Man"

This is a non-spoiler review of "Iron Man" starring Robert Downy Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges, and more!

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Vault Movie Review: “Ava”

This is a non-spoiler review of “Ava” starring Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich, Colin Farrell, and more!

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Should I Watch..? 'Jurassic Park III'

You'd think after two movies, they'd learn not to go back but here we are again! Benjamin Cox digs deep into this less heralded third trip back to Dinosaur Island and realises there isn't much more than old bones left.

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Movie Review: “Wonder Woman 1984”

This is a non-spoiler review of “Wonder Woman 1984” starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, and more!

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'Wonder Woman 1984' - Film Review

This is a spoiler-filled film review for "Wonder Woman 1984." If you have not seen it and don't want to be spoiled, don't read this. If you have seen it or don't care about spoilers... well, be my guest.

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Vault Movie Review: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”

This is a non-spoiler review of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, and more!

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'Vanguard' 2020 Review: A Messy, CGI-Heavy Action Adventure

Jackie Chan stars in the latest film from Stanley Tong. Vanguard is loaded with sloppy CGI, terrible green screen effects, and a ton of wire work that would sicken the fans of Jackie Chan's more popular films.

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'Justice League' (2017) [Whedon Edition] Movie Review

'Justice League' has caused quite the commotion among comic book fans over the last few years; between switching of directors from Zack Snyder to Joss Whedon, reshoots and rewrites, & now the controversy raised by Ray Fisher. But how does the 2017 film hold up before we get a new version next year.

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'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Ultimate Edition' (2016) A Vengeful Movie Review

When the DC film production studio was trying to play catchup with Marvel, they made the tactical move of hitting the fast forward button on their second installment of their latest cinematic universe. Cramming in as much setup they could fit in a three hour runtime... Worth it? Let's find out!

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'Spider-Man: Far From Home' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is the final entry in my Infinity Saga Rewatch series, where I review Marvel's and Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home." Spoilers lay ahead.

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'Tenet' (2020) A Timely Movie Review

Christopher Nolan is a masterclass writer/director; can he save the cinemas from financially collapsing with his latest feature? Will his new film be the greatest of all greats and great the greatest great of great films?! I mean... Why don't you lovely readers hop on in here and find out?

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Movie Review: "Project Power"

This is a non-spoiler review of "Project Power" starring Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dominique Fishback, and more!

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Remembering "The Mask of Zorro" (1998)

A retrospective look at 1998's "The Mask of Zorro."

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'Man of Steel' (2013) A Swell Movie Review

Zack Snyder's 'Man of Steel' was the launch of the current DC cinematic universe, but was it a good one? It's been seven years now, so maybe a revisit is in order! Join me as I take a look at the good and not so good qualities that make up this origin story reboot.

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Should I Watch..? 'Fantastic Four' (2015)

Critically reviled and losing more money than a Donald Trump casino, this attempted reboot of a troublesome franchise was dead on arrival. But why is it so bad? Benjamin Cox conducts another autopsy.

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'Green Lantern' (2011) An Enlightened Movie Review

The comic book movies of DC have made a turnaround lately with the fans, but things weren't looking so bright nearly a decade ago with the release of 2011's 'Green Lantern'. Is it possible that maybe we were too harsh? No. The answer is still no... But why don't we take a look as to why!

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Was 'The New Mutants' Worth the Wait?

This a review and discussion of 20th Century Studios' long-delayed film, "The New Mutants." I try my best to avoid spoilers, but I make no promises. Take that as a warning.

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Should I Watch..? 'Wonder Woman'

The first female-led superhero film in years, this movie proved once and for all that such films could be successful at the box office. But is it any good? Benjamin Cox spins around quickly for a costume change and takes a look.

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"Project Power" Movie Review

Take a couple of bankable stars, a directing duo whose last effort came out of nowhere to be considerably above average, and a premise that (at least on paper) has a decent amount of promise, and it would be hard to swing and miss, right? Netflix’s latest “original film” Project Power, however...

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'Ant-Man and The Wasp' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review for Marvel's "Ant-Man and The Wasp," which contains spoilers for the film and the MCU as a whole. This is a continuation of a series in which I talk about the films of the Infinity Saga.

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'Avengers: Infinity War' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review––more like a praising––of Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Infinity War." Opinions lay ahead, as well as spoilers. This is a continuation of a series in which I talk about the films of the Infinity Saga.

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'Thor: Ragnarok' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review of Marvel Studios' "Thor: Ragnarok," which contains spoilers for the film and the MCU as a whole. This review is the continuation of a series in which I talk about the films of the unprecedented Infinity Saga.

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'Doctor Strange' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review of Marvel's "Doctor Strange," which contains spoilers for the film and the MCU as a whole. This is a continuation of a series in which I talk about the MCU's three phases and the many films within them.

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Attempting to Extract the Secrets of "Inception"

Audiences have been speculating about whether the ending of "Inception" was real or an illusion for ten years. Warning: contains spoilers.

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'Black Panther' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This a review of Marvel's "Black Panther" that contains spoilers for the film and the MCU as a whole.

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'Spider-Man: Homecoming': My Favorite Spider-Man Film - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review in which I explain why "Spider-Man: Homecoming" is my favorite Spider-Man movie. Spoilers lay ahead.

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Should I Watch..? 'Bloodshot'

Vin Diesel's attempt at launching a comic book franchise of his own suffered the unfortunate luck of being released just a few weeks before society shut down due to the Coronavirus. But is this a diamond hidden in the rough? Benjamin Cox investigates.

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'Captain America: Civil War' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review for "Captain America: Civil War," which contains spoilers for the film and the MCU as a whole.

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'Ant-Man' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review for Marvel's "Ant-Man," and contains spoilers for both the film and the MCU as a whole.

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"Mission: Impossible- Fallout" Deconstruction and Analysis

The sixth entry in the 22-year-old franchise, starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, and Sean Harris among others, is arguably the best.

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review for "Avengers: Age of Ultron," which contains spoilers for the film and the MCU as a whole.

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Movie Review: "Doctor Strange"

This is a non-spoiler review of "Doctor Strange" starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, and more!

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'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2." This article contains spoilers for the film and for the MCU as a whole.

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Should I Watch..? 'Punisher: War Zone'

Marvel made a belated final attempt to make a decent Punisher movie before they stuck him in a TV show. But was it third time lucky or did this crash and burn like the others? Fan of the character Benjamin Cox digs a little deeper.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review for Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy." This review contains spoilers for the film as well as for the MCU as a whole.

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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a review of the film "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." This review contains spoilers for the movie and the MCU as a whole.

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Movie Review: "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back"

This is a non-spoiler review of "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" starring Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, and more!

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'Total Recall' (2012) A Pointless Movie Review

Paul Verhoeven's 1990 action classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the best around... So how does the 2012 remake compare? Not great! But instead of letting it slide, why don't we have a little chat about it? Come on in and let's see what's wrong with this mediocre blunder!

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Movie Review: “The Accountant”

This is a non-spoiler review of “The Accountant” starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, and more!

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'Thor: The Dark World' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a SPOILER review for "Thor: The Dark World."

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Movie Review: “Slow West”

This is a non-spoiler review of “Slow West” starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Caren Pistorius, and more!

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'Iron Man 3' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a spoiler review for "Iron Man 3," the first movie in phase two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This also contains spoilers for the MCU as a whole. You have been warned.

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'The Avengers' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is my review of Marvel's "The Avengers," my all-time favorite superhero movie. Was that a spoiler for what this review looks like? Hopefully not. However, this article DOES contain spoilers.

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Let's Talk About... The Best Action Movies of the 1990s!

Action movies... Who doesn't love them? Nobody, that's who! And if you don't, you concern me. Regardless, let's take a step back in time a couple decades to revisit what I consider to be a somewhat underrated decade for the action genre to see what the 1990s best and brightest action had to offer!

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Should I Watch..? 'Gone in Sixty Seconds' (2000)

This high-octane remake of a cult Seventies classic puts the pedal to the metal and goes full throttle for the entire running time. But is it any good? Benjamin Cox tries to shout above the engine revs.

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'Thor' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a SPOILER review of Marvel Studios' "Thor." This article also includes spoilers for the MCU as a whole.

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I Watched All Four "Substitute" Movies so You Don't Have To

The four films that make up "The Substitute" action-movie franchise are a mixed bag of readin', writin', and roundhouse kickin'.

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Movie Review: "Baby Driver"

This is a non-spoiler review of "Baby Driver" starring Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacy, and more!

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'The Incredible Hulk' - Infinity Saga Chronological Reviews

This is a SPOILER review for Marvel Studios' "The Incredible Hulk." It also delves into ideas regarding the MCU as a whole.

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'Conan the Barbarian' (2011) A Barbaric Movie Review

Conan is a simple man with a simple plan... Kill the jerk who murdered his father, rescue the pretty princess, and save the world! But is it good? Let's have ourselves a little talky talky about the matter!