Monday Update – Captain America: The Winter Solider

Captain America: The Winter Solider is a pretty great political thriller inevitably shoehorned into a Marvel franchise vehicle. Let me explain. If I had to guess, we’d call this one of Phase 2’s best films; in fact, Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows a rather large uptick in…

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Monday Update – Guardians of the Galaxy


As one not prone to hype (and literally not walking into a movie theater for an entire year for the duration of 2014, barring Exodus), the critical reception and fan popularity of Guardians of the Galaxy didn’t convince me. After all, this is a Marvel movie, and while they’re fairly…

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