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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 Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Well, that was interesting. By happenstance, my wife Namita heard that Spider-Man: Homecoming would be out early today (Thursday) at select theaters. On a whim, I checked out the local theater near us, and lo and behold, we’ve got show … 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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I am Iron Man

After working in Philadelphia today, I went to see Iron Man by myself at a nearby movie theater. That movie was great.  Robert Downey, jr. was a great choice, but I didn’t find Gwyneth Paltrow’s role to be all that … Continue reading

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