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Some movie elevator pitches are so perfect they tell you everything you need to know in that one micro-burst of artistic summation. And perhaps the best example of this is from one of the finest artifacts of 1980s action cinema: Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a team of commandos into the Central American jungle to blast a small army of guerrillas and gets into a fight they can’t win with an extraterrestrial big game hunter that has chosen them as their prey. 908 more words


Bigger Show Review: Wolfman's Got Nards (CFF 2018)

The power of film is mystifying. The Monster Squad was considered a financial and critical failure upon its initial release, yet it didn’t matter to kids like me all over the world. 755 more words

The Monster Squad (1987)

2017 #43
Fred Dekker | 79 mins | streaming (HD) | 2.35:1 | USA / English | 15 / PG-13

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'Iron Man 3' Throwback Review: The One That Pissed Off A Fanbase


Iron Man 3 was the first film to release following The Avengers and marked the beginning of ‘Phase Two’ of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). 903 more words

Iron Man 3 - Review

Iron Man 3 had the hard task of following up arguably the biggest super hero movie of the time, so Shane Black stepped up to deliver audiences something completely different. 637 more words


"A cheap trick and a cheesy one-liner."

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Directed by Shane Black

Best part: The Iron Legion

Worst part: No Mandarin

Rank: 14/18

Best line: “I loved you in ‘A Christmas Story.'” 2,964 more words

Infinity War

To Infinity - Iron Man 3

Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe got off to a rocky start. With the massive success of The Avengers, all future installments had to follow it up and answer the question: What happens now? 2,288 more words