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The official poster for the movie Godzilla vs Kong. The film was released on March 31. PUBLIC DOMAN

Godzilla vs. Kong: A pure fun monster action violence spectacle

Ryan Baile April 23, 2021
Marvel and DC combined their cinematic universes to create an epic battle between two of the most famous movie monsters in the history of cinema: Godzilla and King Kong. “Godzilla vs. Kong” was released on March 31 in theaters and on HBO Max.
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Kevin Feige, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Chadwick Boseman and Mark Ruffalo speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International, for Avengers: Infinity War. The film has made more than $400 million in domestic box offices and $1 billion worldwide. GAGE SKIDMORE/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Matthew Rainis May 6, 2018
Marvel has mastered the formula for fun and serviceable superhero films, but despite its scale and ambition, "Avengers: Infinity War" fails to propel itself above middling Marvel fare.
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Four new shows for your fall semester

Four new shows for your fall semester

Ryan Williams August 30, 2016
Although fall means the end of summer vacation and the start of another semester, it brings a new set of shows to help you cope with the stress of school work.
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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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Chris Evans, left, and Chris Hemsworth, right, returned to play characters Captain America and Thor in the sequel. (PHOTO COURTESY: MARVEL/TNS)

“Avengers: Age Of Ultron” leaves viewers entertained, but wanting more from Marvel

Brandon Benarba May 4, 2015
“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is a beautiful mess. A film that is bigger, flashier and bolder than the original, but that also never reaches the heights of the original.
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“Guardians of the Galaxy” dazzles and amuses audiences

David Pepa September 10, 2014
James Gunn’s latest film, “Guardians of the Galaxy,” is another superhero movie that targets children, adolescents, and lovers of heroes from the Marvel comics.
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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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Thor sequel fails to measure up to other Marvel movies

Jon Winkler November 11, 2013
“Thor: The Dark World” goes for more quick, bright lightning than slow, creeping thunder. The result: just barely a storm worth caring about.
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