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The official poster for the movie Captain Marvel. It premiered on Friday, March 8, 2019. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“Captain Marvel,” the first female lead Marvel standalone film, holds its own

Alexander Bakirdan March 10, 2019
Captain Marvel is a must-see movie that looks, feels and sounds beautiful on the silver screen with laughs and tension at all the right moments.
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Stan Lee at the Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona in 2011. Lee passed away GAGE SKIDMORE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Stan Lee Obituary: Marvel Comics, cameos and being a real American hero

Emily Clute November 14, 2018
Stan Lee, pop culture icon and leader of a superhero revolution, has died at the age of 95 on Monday morning.
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Next on Netflix: “Daredevil” returns with a solid second season

Next on Netflix: “Daredevil” returns with a solid second season

Ryan Williams March 24, 2016
“Daredevil” is one of Netflix’s best series, combining strong acting, cinematography and the writing of a cable drama, with the intrigue of the superhero genre.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a welcome addition to the post-Avengers series. (PHOTO CREDIT: MCTCAMPUS)

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” marks a new high for Marvel

Brandon Benarba March 24, 2014
Out of the three main Marvel series, Captain America seemed like it would be the least likely to succeed. While Iron Man and Thor were allowed to roam free in action and sci-fi set pieces, Captain America was rooted as a more realistic character. Ironically, it is this exact realism and darker tone that make “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” the best Marvel film yet.
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A new take on familiar characters makes “Iron Man 3” a hit

Brandon Benarba May 5, 2013
Many claim 2008’s “Iron Man” as the resurgence of Robert Downey Jr.’s career, but the truth is it was actually the 2005 film “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.” The film, which was directed by Shane Black, follows a private eye’s investigation of a homicide. So it it is fitting that Black, who helped restart Downey’s career, takes up the director’s chair for what might be the end of the Iron Man saga.
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