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Review: Captain America: Civil War

Directed by: Joe & Anthony Russo.

Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Tom Holland.

Rating: Running Time: 147 mins.

After the events of the previous Marvel Studio movies (in particular Avengers: Age Of Ultron and the destruction of the city of Sokovia) the world has become very aware of those enhanced with super abilities and wary of the collateral damage left in the wake of such events. After a mission ends in disaster and the deaths of innocent bystanders, the United Nations agrees that independent heroes, or rather “vigilantes” should be held accountable for their actions and be forced to sign up to the Sokovian accords, a sort of registration for enhanced individuals who would then be under the command of the United Nations. Read the rest of this entry

Trailer: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The trailer for Marc Webb’s follow up to The Amazing Spider-man will see him take on multiple foes, in what is sure to be one of next year’s biggest blockbusters.

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Directed by: Marc Webb.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Denis Leary.

Rating:   Running Time: 136 mins.

Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) lives the typical life of a high school student. One day he gains the attention of Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) after standing up for a younger kid. Later at home with his Aunt May (Sally Field) and Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen), he finds an old briefcase of his fathers containing scientific documents and a picture of his father with Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans) at Oscorp Industries. Peter visits Connors’ lab at Oscorp Read the rest of this entry

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Directed By: Marc Webb

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen

Rating:   Running Time: 136 mins.

Review By: Marc Savage (Following The Nerd)

Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner.

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Trailer: The Amazing Spiderman (Trailer 3)

Hot on the tail of the new Dark Knight Rises trailer, comes the final Amazing Spiderman trailer. Enjoy!

First Impressions: This is looking to be a huge comic book summer of great movies, now all we need is a good looking trailer from Dredd and we’re set for an incredible comic book summer!

A History Of Live Action Marvel

Marvel comics are known to a lot of people, be it directly or indirectly through other media, most people have heard of such characters as Spider-man or The Incredible Hulk, some of the most famous of their numerous characters licensed out by Marvel Studios to film companies like 20th Century Fox or Universal Studios. In 2004 the decision was made for Marvel Studios to begin making movies of their characters and financing them themselves. Iron Man, the first in the series, went on to be a success, proving that they could not only make a good movie, but a profitable one, and so the decision was made to make more movies featuring their characters. Read the rest of this entry