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Joel’s review of Deadpool (2016)

After our Valentine’s Day dinner at Sophie’s Bistro, we went to see Deadpool (2016), the first ever Hollywood attempt to make a film about the “Merc with a Mouth.” It’s been in Development Hell for over six years, so it’s been a … 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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Joel’s review of Big Hero 6 (2014)

As Ipe tradition has it, we have been going out to see a family movie on every Black Friday since 2010. We spent a very relaxing and unproductive Friday at home, watching tv, playing games, and recharging. We had a quick … Continue reading

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Purchased Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Oh,  how could I not pick up Winter Soldier on blu-ray? It’s an excellent film. Great video, and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1. Win win.

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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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The Wolverine (2013)

I borrowed The Wolverine (2013) from our local library last month. This is the sequel to that not-very-good X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) film that came out 2009. I didn’t watch all of Origins, but I watched enough to be traumatized. … Continue reading

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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

I was in Chicago earlier this month, and I went to see X-Men: Days of Future Past with my colleague after a long day. This is the recent sequel to the 2011 film X-Men: First Class. While Matthew Vaughn successfully … Continue reading

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

I thought the debut of the 2nd Captain America film would never get here. It’s been been three years since Cap’s first film in the official Marvel movie universe, Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). Notice what I did there? … Continue reading

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Thor: The Dark World (2013)

I have to say that I’m generally this series of films in the Marvel universe that started with Iron Man five years ago. I, like many people, liked that film, but the nerds (like me) liked the shout outs and … Continue reading

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