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Friday night date night with my wife, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and takeout sushi

My wife and I went out Friday night after work to see Ant-Man and the Wasp, Marvel’s latest MCU film. We originally planned to watch it with the kids, but they were repeatedly difficult this week, and took away movie … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

It was finally here. The big culmination of this Infinity Stone arc — Avengers: Infinity War (2018) — Dun Dun DUN! This was a big one, because they had a lot of characters in this first half of the big … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Black Panther (2018)

We got lucky over President’s Day weekend, and saw Black Panther (2018) on Sunday evening. From what I’ve read, it’s doing gangbusters at the U.S. box office. Damn, that was a good film. I’ll break it down like this: Unique … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

The Ipes went to see Thor: Ragnarok on opening night. I’m still not sure how that happened exactly — I mean it’s opening night. I went through Fandango, found some reserved seats at an AMC theater on Rt 1, and booked … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)

After running a few errands on a Saturday, we went to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 opening weekend. This is the latest MCU featuring this version of the Guardians. Once again directed by Peter Gunn, the film follows up … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Doctor Strange (2016)

The day before we left for Jamaica, the kids and I went to go see Doctor Strange, the latest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen,  Tilda Swinton, and Rachel McAdams. Doctor Strange is … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Captain America: Civil War (2016)

In May, we all went to see Captain America: Civil War. the third Marvel film about Captain America played by Chris Evans. Loosely based on the Marvel Comics’ Civil War Superhero Registration Act storyline about ten years ago, it’s a film … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Ant-Man (2015)

Saturday was a busy day. We atrended a funeral in the morning for someone’s father up in Rockland, NY. In the late afternoon, after the interment service at the cemetery, we grabbed some lunch at an Indian restaurant in Teaneck. … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

This weekend, we went to see Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). I remember when I used to rush off to watch a film on opening night, but after all the kids came along, we were lucky for a long time … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Saturday evening, Nums and I took the kids out for dinner and a movie, to celebrate our “Date-aversary” (14 years and counting.) For dinner, we tried our this interesting “fast super casual” Mexican place called Mexican Mariachi Grill. I’ll admit … Continue reading

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