‘Avengers: Infinity War’ can never be a game

By Alejandro Ambriz 2018 is proving to be a year where Marvel tests the limits of their whole Avengers experiment as a media brand. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has developed into truly a wonderful thing. The Initial release of Iron Man sparked a decade and more of blockbuster movies that are all the rage. Along with Avengers: Infinity War bringing together all the disparate parts of the Marvel Cinematic Universe…

May 30, 2018
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‘Black Panther’ claws its way to top of box office

By Frank Portillo Ten years after their first movie, Marvel Studios released what is perhaps their best film yet with “Black Panther.” Everything about the movie works including the writing, acting and directing. The story takes place after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” where the titular character was first introduced. With the death of his father, King T’Chaka (John Kani), T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returns to his hidden kingdom…

February 22, 2018
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Netflix’s ‘The Punisher’ is best adaptation of character

BY JOE VILLARRUEL     After Netflix’s release of Marvel’s “The Punisher” starring Jon Bernthal as the Lone Soldier himself,  viewers may notice the amount of mature content the show may contain. In comparison to any other Marvel property on Netflix, “The Punisher” outranks the amount of gore, blood, and adult material the show contains. It goes as far as to be comparable to one other of Marvel’s character creations…

December 3, 2017
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‘Runaways’ displays more story than action

December 2, 2017

By John Molina Hulu’s first three episodes of Runaways sketches out the plot easily for fans and new watchers to understand, but there is a lack of action. “Runaways” is based on the Marvel comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona. Although Hulu has made some subtle changes to the beloved characters, they portray the hero’s as accurately as possible. The first episode spends a lot of time giving…

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Marvel lands another hit with ‘Guardians’

May 10, 2017

By Francisco Portillo James Gunn creates another magical experience with the wildly entertaining “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2” Using the best elements from the first film and expanding on them is what makes this movie such a fun and emotional experience for fans of the rag-tag group. The sequel takes place months after the events of the first film and the lovable team of misfits have become famous across…

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‘Doctor Strange’ conjures visually stunning story

By Francisco Portillo The Sorcerer Supreme makes his big screen debut in the visually stunning origin story “Doctor Strange.” The addition of Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) introduces the audience to the mystical elements of the fictional world. The visual effects in the movie take the audience on a psychedelic experience that seems to mirror that of an LSD trip.  Some of the special effects in the…

November 9, 2016
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‘Captain America’ sequel exceeds expectations

By Liliana Marquez  Directors Anthony and Joe Russo bring to life “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” starring Chris Evans who is supported by a great cast and plot, resulting in the best Marvel-comic based movie yet. In this occasion, Captain America battles a new threat, a Soviet agent known as The Winter Soldier. The film is full of intrigue, action and occasional laughs from beginning to end, while the plot…

April 9, 2014
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