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  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★★

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has proven time and time again that it is more than capable of producing some of the best superhero movies out there. They’ve mastered a formula which delicately balances the needed humor for a comic book setting with the hefty weight of the-world-is-ending stakes, bringing in both capable stars and unique filmmakers with a penchant for putting their stamp on the formula too. With Ant-Man, Marvel also showed that they’re capable of making comic book movies…

  • Uncle Drew

    Uncle Drew

    ★★★

    When Pepsi rolled out the original Uncle Drew commercials, featuring NBA star Kyrie Irving as an old man who schools the youngbloods on the local playground blacktop, they made a minor splash in pop culture, specifically the basketball world. So of course, when it was announced that a movie based on the character was in development, it was a little head scratching given there isn’t a great track record for successful movies based on characters from a 30 second commercial.…

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★½

    Everything we've seen to this point in either Batman or Superman movies is one simple fact: they're good superheroes. Anyone familiar with these characters knows their backstories, knows their accolades. With decades of content behind them, I think it is fair to say these are beloved good guys in print, television, and cinema. Each has had it's exemplary vehicle, though ask fans and I'm sure their favorites are not the same. For me, the Christopher Nolan Batman movies are my…

  • Eight Men Out

    Eight Men Out

    ★★★

    With the recent announcement of the new Baseball Hall of Fame class, which includes my all time favorite player Ken Griffey Jr. as well as Mike Piazza, and the offseason story of Pete Rose applying for reinstatement in the hopes of joining the ranks of the Hall of Fame, it seems only fitting that the next film in my Baseball marathon would be Eight Men Out, a film which chronicles how eight players became banned from the game, including the…