Marvel’s third phase of their cinematic universe kicks off with the best entry of the entire catalog. Captain America: Civil War shrugs off the trend of a horrible trilogy film and instead kicks us right in the feels for a two and a half hour ride full of spectacle, Avengers characters, and reeling reveals. While many people suggest that 13 is an unlucky number, I feel Marvel has bucked all preconceived notions and in doing so, changed the status quo for the next 9 films that will be talked about for years to come.
Civil War may look and feel like an Avengers film, but it is not. To me, the movie captures what a lot of people had issues with during Phase 2, in that these [...]
Seeing a new Star Wars film in the cinema is a feeling that one must experience without preconceived notions. It is euphoric, exhilarating, and will captivate you from start to finish. The Force Awakens is no different and will be known as a cultural phenomenon that stretches out (at minimum) for the next 5 Star Wars movies. Despite all the feelings, wide-eyed wonder, and rose tinted nostalgia for the franchise, Episode VII – The Force Awakens does not elevate itself above the original trilogy, but does not fall into prequel movie insistence upon themselves. People will tell me I’m wrong and this could dethrone the originals (I honestly think it is [...]