Review – Captain Marvel (2019)

by Kevin Muller

There is a destructive force coming to the MCU, Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it has to power to destroy everything in its path. No, I’m not talking about Thanos, but the star of this film, Brie Larson. For those of you who don’t know, Larson hasn’t been the easiest person to deal with during the filming and promotion of this film. As the lead in a MCU film, she is using it as a platform to deal with women’s rights and other injustices she wants to talk about. Her foot has already been in her mouth a few times, including her saying that the new super hero film wasn’t made for white men, who are the majority of the critic reviewing population. On top of that, she apparently isn’t meshing well with the other Avengers, which could cause a problem. See, most of these original heroes will start to fade out, with the new ones, like Captain Marvel, stepping up to take the lead for the coming years. It doesn’t look good when your main star has created such controversy before the movie was released. Outside of the controversy, the main reason people want to see this is to get information about the person who will fix what Thanos did at the end of Infinity War.   At the end of that film, Nick Fury was seen contacting her, before disintegrating into nothing, along with half of the world’s population. So, how is this origin story that tells us about the savior to this epic saga?

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AMC to Unveil Premiere Episodes of NOS4A2 and Into the Badlands at C2E2 on 3/23!

On Saturday, March 23rd at C2E2, there will be a panel and premiere screening of AMC’s groundbreaking martial arts drama Into the Badlands, and special screening of the premiere episode of the network’s highly-anticipated new supernatural horror series NOS4A2 starring Zachary Quinto.

Into the Badlands Panel & premiere screening: 11:45 am to 1:15 pm in Room S404

NOS4A2 Screening: 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Main Stage

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Review – Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (2018)

by Armando Vanegas

Just to start, I was very surprised with how much I enjoyed this movie as a lot of animated movies are hard to really win me over. A lot of them are okay but most are mediocre and more than happy to play to the cheap seats. This is disappointing because this is animation so anything is possible but more often than not, they’re so scared to take risks. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse understands this. Like the best kind of entertainment, it knows my time is valuable and as a result, this movie really takes advantage of that in so many unexpectedly brilliant ways. Seriously, this movie works on so many levels. It’s intense, action packed, funny, suspenseful, exciting, unique, and a lot of other words that could be used to describe how great it is. I love how much it’s willing to play with the form. More movies should do this because it’s what makes the theater experience fun.

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Paul Rudd and Breckin Meyer Join Clueless Reunion @ C2E2 !

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is bringing together stars from the 1995 blockbuster Clueless for a reunion panel on Saturday, March 23rd, at 12:15pm on the C2E2 Main Stage at McCormick Place. ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, today announced the addition of Paul Rudd and Breckin Meyer to the Clueless reunion panel, which also features Alicia Silverstone and Donald Faison.

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