Marvelous Monday #19 – 5 Missed Opportunities in the MCU

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On this week’s Marvelous Monday, I go over 5 missed opportunities in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thus beware of spoilers from the 11 released Marvel Cinematic Universe films, as well as minor spoilers from the comic books.

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REVIEW: English Premier League 2014/2015

And there it is. Chelsea’s 5th Top League Title, 4th Premier League title.

Chelsea were the champions, which, of course, pleases me. They were on top from the start, and they, we, completely deserve it. But this season also marks the end of three great Premier League careers.

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard end their Premier League careers, and will now go to the United States to take over the Major League Soccer. As a surprise on the last day of the season, Didier Drogba also revealed that it would be his very last game for Chelsea Football Club. Three great legends. (more…)

REVIEW: Tomorrowland (2015)

Walt Disney Pictures poster

The following is a spoiler-free review of Disney’s Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson.

Sometimes you come across an original idea that blows you away. Sometimes a great director and a great project can alter the direction Hollywood is going in. Brad Bird is a great director, Tomorrowland is a great project, but it is not that kind of film. If you go in looking for greatness, you’ll be disappointed.

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15 Most Anticipated Films of 2015

Anticipated Films

So back in January, I noted just seven films that I was truly excited about seeing – but now I’ve already seen a couple of those. So, for the very first time, here are my 15 most anticipated films for this year.

Note that if I’ve seen the film, then it’ll be crossed off the list already, and the IJR film score will be next to it.

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REVIEW: Mad Max – Fury Road (2015)

Warner Bros. Pictures poster for Mad Max: Fury Road

The following is a spoiler free review of Mad Max: Fury Road.

Thirty years ago the last Mad Max film was released. All three films are beloved by fans, but it is still somewhat of a cult franchise. Very few people realize just how much the original Mad Max films gave to its genre. You don’t get many better dystopian action films than Mad Max: Road Warrior – yet Fury Road actually tops it.

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REVIEW: Secret Wars (Crossover) #2

Marvel Comics – Secret Wars #2 – Cover by Alex Ross

The following is a full written review of Secret Wars #2 – Written by Jonathan Hickman, with art by Esad Ribic – Release: May 13th 2015.

Following the end of the Marvel Universe as well as the Ultimate Universe, the second issue of the biggest Marvel crossover event in a long time has a lot to explain. The thing is, though, it does not. Instead we’re treated to a very different Marvel universe – and somehow it looks like a certain HBO show.

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