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Reeling it in: Tiny superhero a huge surprise

"Ant-Man" Marvel Studios 1 hour, 57 minutes The early reviews for this week's latest Marvel Comics outing, "Ant-Man," were decidedly mediocre. Looking at sites like MetaCritic or Rotten Tomatoes you saw a lot of critics...
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Mystical, magical Maleficent, now appearing

...story from a new perspective and from a different character's point of view. Similarly, I used to love a series of Marvel comics called "What if...?" What if Spider-Man became the Green Lantern? What if Iron Man battled the Fantastic Four...
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Box-office hit with $111 million

...quickly it's hard to take close note of them, but one in particular steals the show. Evan Peters as Quicksilver (Marvel Comic's answer to The Flash) is hilarious and his scene is very cool. It's not a perfect movie, by any means. Even...
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Movie review: Jackman owns 'The Wolverine'

...of Wolverine, or Logan, as he's called when people are feeling less formal, is one of the most popular in the Marvel Comics universe, so it's no surprise that comic book geeks and fanboys have very strong opinions about the cinematic road...
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'The Amazing Spider-Man"

...minutesIt's been ten years since Tobey Maguire and director Sam Raimi gave us our first big-budget, big-screen glimpse at Marvel Comic's most popular hero, "Spider-Man." It's been five years since that series crashed and burned with the overstuffed...
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Film explores a more complex 'Man of Steel'

...That's not to say I didn't like the guy. I think everybody, on some level or another, likes Superman, but I was a Marvel comics reader, and "Superman" probably seemed a little broad compared to the angsty teen reality of "Spider-Man" or...
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Latest super hero movie is all fun

...Pictures 1 hour, 54 minutes You really have to hand it to Marvel Comics. As far as the comic books go, the company has always...the story of the Norse god of thunder, who, in the Marvel Comic's version, gets banished to Earth to be a superhero...
Going back makes new X-Men truly first class

...Class"Twentieth Century Fox2 hours, 12 minutes"X-Men" holds a special place in my heart. It was the first Marvel comics movie to really hit the right tone and was the precursor to a whole host of great superhero movies, influencing everything...
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'The Avengers': Just what we wanted

...sentiment with regard to big budget superhero cross-over possibilities. Now, with "The Avengers," it's as if Marvel Comics -- now Marvel Studios, said, "You want us to take this seriously, OK. This is what you say you want. Now put...
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Big Hero 6

Opens Friday, Nov 7, 2014 Synopsis: When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr. Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review


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