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Top Ten Movie Villains of 2015

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' Lucasfilm.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ Lucasfilm.

The following list contains spoilers for films from 2015.

It’s week seven of the Heroes and Villains period of Top Ten Tuesday, and that means I’m posting two top ten lists today. This is the final villains list for a little while, until I’m ready to release my 2016 list. Do note that these characters aren’t solely ranked on how evil their actions are. Without further ado, here are the top ten movie villains of 2015.
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Marvelous Monday #47 – Looking Back On 2015

Marvelous Monday 2016

Marvelous Monday in 2016 posts once a month, on the second Monday of the month.

It’s been a long year with Marvelous Monday releasing almost every Monday in 2015. Today I look back at the most popular Marvelous Monday, and assess the superhero movie year for Fox and Disney. (more…)

Marvelous Monday #41 – Ranking The Villains of Phase 1 and 2

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One of the biggest criticism of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the fact that its villains aren’t that great. I don’t necessarily agree with the claim that Loki is the only good villain, but there aren’t that many great ones.
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Marvelous Monday #31 – Phase Two Awards

Marvelous Monday, Standard

Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe consisted of six films: starting with Shane Black’s Iron Man 3, and ending with Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man. As of the 12th of August Marvel’s Phase Two has grossed $5,073,945,033 at the box office, and has been nominated for four Academy Awards. Meanwhile, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films (Saturn Awards) has nominated the Phase Two films for a total of 30 Saturn Awards (having won 7 so far).

However, we must note that Ant-Man is still making money for Marvel Studios, and that neither Ant-Man nor Avengers: Age of Ultron has had an opportunity to be nominated for an Academy Award or a Saturn Award. (more…)

REVIEW: Ant-Man (2015)

Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios’ poster for Ant-Man (2015).

The following is a spoiler-free review of Marvel’s Ant-Man (2015).

We’ve reached the final film of Marvel Studios‘ Phase Two – Ant-Man is here. If this sounds like Marvel has gone for one of the most obscure comic books they’ve ever done, then you’re not entirely wrong. The general public wouldn’t be that familiar with the character, but he is not unimportant – his film is much more than a stopgap between Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Captain America 3 – in fact, this origin story is a breath of fresh air for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (more…)

Marvelous Monday #27 – Ant-Man Box Office Talk

I'm Jeffrey Rex' Marvelous Monday 27

Get it? Yeah that was a bad font-pun. Anyway, on this week’s Marvelous Monday I try to predict the full box office total of Ant-Man. What would be a success? What would be terrible? Let’s look at the numbers from the opening weekend in North America and the Marvel Cinematic Universe numbers. (more…)

Marvelous Monday #20 – 15 Best Moments In The MCU So Far

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This week I want to write about how great the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been, but in doing so I want to point out what scenes, events, or lines are the very best in the MCU (in my opinion, of course).

Do note that I will probably spoil every MCU film, including Age of Ultron. Ready? Come take a look my top 15 list!

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