Best Movies of 2018 (so far… 2.0)

At Eternity's Gate; Beautiful Boy; Bohemian Rhapsody; Boy Erased; Burning; Can You Ever Forgive Me?; Cold War; Destroyer; Foxtrot; Free Solo; Green Book; The Hate U Give; The Guardians; Lizzie; Love After Love; Love, Simon; Mary, Queen of Scots; Minding the Gap; On The Basis of Sex; Peterloo; Shoplifters; Sweet Country; They Shall Not Grow Old; Vox Lux; Wildlife; …

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Black Panther (Big Screen Review)

The emergence of superhero movies as a boon for Hollywood has long been frustratingly monolithic in the demographics of its said superheroes. So for that reason alone, a superhero story as profoundly and unabashedly African featuring a cast of almost exclusively non-white actors like Black Panther is an achievement worth celebrating and championing in and of …

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Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies (Updated)

(Original Post on Nov. 17 2017. Updated to include latest MCU releases) In 2008 Marvel almost innocuously dropped Iron Man on the world to little hype or fanfare. I remember as a comic-book fan being much more excited for Christopher Nolan's Batman follow-up The Dark Knight and being much more lukewarm towards Marvel as their recent track-record …

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