Ant-Man: The Anti-Fantastic Four

Friday night I saw Fantastic Four and spent Saturday in a deep movie depression (read the full Flashback/Backslide review of Fantastic Four here). Little did i know that my treatment had already been in theaters for weeks. Ant-Man is everything Fantastic Four isn’t. The final film in Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man was neglected by the Marvel/Disney…

Guardians of the Galaxy Guest Review!

MovieRob is back again with the final review in the Marvel Blogathon: Guardians of the Galaxy. Check out MovieRob’s other Marvel reviews: X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence, Ghost Rider, and Elektra. Thanks Rob! “I know who you are, Peter Quill, and I am not some starry-eyed waif here to succumb to…

Movie Rob Reviews Captain America: The Winter Soldier

We are nearing the end of the Marvel Blogathon which started way back in January with a review of Blade (1998). MovieRob, a regular here at the Blogathon, has returned with a review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Check out MovieRob’s other reviews on the Marvel reviews: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengence (2011) Ghost Rider (2007) and Elektra (2005). Thanks Rob! [about to fight a squadron…

Iron Man 3 (2013)

For most people, Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man ranks as their favorite Avenger. Not only has he been around the longest but his arrogant charm and witty persona are hard to resist. Whether alone or in an ensemble, Iron Man steals the show (who can forget this exchange in The Avengers?). But honestly it took me a long…

The Avengers (2012)

Congratulations everyone. We made it. We’ve plowed through 25 films and have finally reached the big one, the ultimate superhero team-up and the end of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase One. Let’s run the numbers on the State of the Universe before Joss Whedon entered the scene: Five films featuring four superheroes: Iron Man (2008), The Incredible Hulk (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010), Thor (2011),…