Category: Cinema

Box Office: A Historical Perspective

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know what a box office success Avengers: Infinity War has become.  It has broken the record for highest grossing opening weekend and is expected to break $1 billion in its second.  That is no easy feat at the box office.  I often have to remind people, …

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Objectivism, or the Implications of Thanos

As I’m sure many of you have seen it, I have little reluctance to write a piece on the latest piece of MCU fare, Avengers: Infinity War.  If you haven’t seen it, be fore warned, SPOILER ALERT!  However you feel about the film, it did provide us with some insight into Thanos.  What interested me …

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Top 5 Marvel Movie Lines

In honor of the start of the Summer movie season with Avengers: Infinity War this Friday, the sultry cinema sages over at Citizen Dame made a top 5 list of their favorite Marvel movie quotes.  When you’re done here I highly recommend checking out the content.  Admittedly, I thought there would be a few quotes …

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Black Panther, or Why the MCU Trumps the DCEU

The film sensation Black Panther has recently surpassed Titanic to become the number three highest grossing film of all time.  Now I debate the effectiveness of measuring film gross without accounting for inflation, but that is a discussion for another time.  And while the MCU debates blockbuster after blockbuster, the DCEU flounders.  The DCEU makes …

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