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Black Panther is a massive, grandiose, deep film with tons to talk about and handles most of its ideas with quite a lot of grace. It is also about 45 minutes too short to give a lot of those ideas the time they need to be fully explored and okay I said it. There, you happy?

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Rudd is his usual likable self, and he’s perfect for a role that requires a lot of exasperation. He’s an everyman that’s easy to root for from the get-go, and his droll sense of humor allows him to comment on the stranger goings-on with the appropriate amount of “WTF?”

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Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up On its surface, Big Hero 6 looks like it could be the first in a new era of Disney animated films. It’s a Marvel adaptation. Like its predecessors Frozen and Wreck It Ralph, it’s a remarkably confident and capable feature that lacks the Pixar name. It’s an action/comedy movie that is also [...]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier is one such movie that, given the beneficial hindsight of 20 or 30 years, will be seen as a turning point for a generation.

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Chris Hemsworth returns at the titular thunder god in a movie that is a combination sci-fi, fantasy and Dr. Who that works – barely.

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How do you follow the latest from writer/director/auteur Terrence Malick? With possibly the biggest summer movie of the year, duh. Trey and Trevan are a man down this week, with Eric hanging out in New Orleans or something. Honestly, who knows what he does. Trey talks To The Wonder, one of Malick’s more accessible and beautiful efforts. While [...]

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The armored avenger’s third outing is a high-speed, action-heavy romp that deepens some existing characters, introduces some interesting new ones and is surprisingly funny throughout.

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Wacthing ‘The Avengers’ is like watching director Joss Whedon play with really expensive action figures.

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There are movies that make me wish I had the option of the split rock fist, a non-neutral symbol that says this film is as bad as it is good. That’s the way I feel about Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class,” and I only grudgingly went with the slightly positive, because I walked out of [...]

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This review of “Thor” appears on KTKA-49. Thor may be a God from Norse mythology, but the guy portrayed by Chris Hemsworth in the new fantasy-action movie “Thor” is based on “The Mighty Thor,” a Marvel comic that first appeared in 1962. Bottom line: The premise is ultra-silly, but the movie works. Just listen to [...]

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