MCU: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWB31WFomz4 Best Line: “I…am Iron Man.”Funniest Line: “So he’s an idiot?” (Rhodey to Nebula, about Quill)Worst Line: N/AVillain: ThanosVillain Grade: A+Film Grade: A+Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%My Opinion (after latest viewing): UnchangedBest Relationship: The AvengersWorst Relationship: N/ABest Casting: N/AWorst Casting: N/ABest Fight: Cap, The Avengers, Guardians, Wakandans, etc. vs. Thanos et. Read More

MCU: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIM78NrhixA Best Line: “We’re in the endgame now.”Funniest Line: “Dude, you’re embarrassing me in front of the wizards.” (Tony to Bruce, when he can’t get the Hulk to surface)Worst Line: N/AVillain: ThanosVillain Grade: AFilm Grade: A+Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%My Opinion (after latest viewing): ImprovedBest Relationship: Peter and GamoraBest Casting: N/AWorst Read More

MCU: Black Panther (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxZcVWc-yJA Best Line: “Wakanda Forever!”Funniest Line: “The real question is…what are those?!” (Shuri, in reference to T’Challa walking into her lab with open-toed shoes)Worst Line: N/AVillain: Killmonger/ErikVillain Grade: AFilm Grade: A+Rotten Tomatoes Score: 97%My opinion (after latest viewing): UnchangedBest Relationship: T’Challa and ShuriWorst Relationship: N/ABest Casting: Michael B. JordanWorst Casting: Read More

Review: Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

Sometimes it’s difficult to write a review for a movie that you believe to be absolutely perfect and the definition of pure cinema. It becomes less a review and more of a rave, although reviews in general run the gamut from rant to rave. Celine Sciamma’s masterpiece — a word I use very rarely — is one such film that deserves all the praise it has been given, and more.

Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

What Kevin Feige and the folks and Marvel have done is unparalleled, and we may never again see the likes of what they have accomplished since the introduction of Robert Downey, Jr.’s Iron Man in 2008. The conclusion to Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe does not disappoint, and uses every single minute of its three-hour runtime wisely, not wasting any beats or character interactions.