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Hero Fatigue

Thor is getting too old for this ****. ***Spoilers Follow*** There’s a moment in the climatic fight of Avengers: Age of Ultron where Thor bellows defiantly, “Is that the best you can do?” At that moment I was wondering the same of the filmmakers and executives behind Marvel’s latest mega movie. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a genre film fan. I live for big budget, popcorn movies, but I expect those big budget…
Joel Poehlmann
05/11/2015
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A True Hollywood Blockbuster

It's a movie with twists and turns, highs and lows, all of them enjoyable. In every sense of the phrase, Interstellar is Hollywood at it’s best. At once a throwback to the imaginative, exciting, technically groundbreaking popcorn movies that we seemed to get every summer in the 80’s, a master class in 21st century filmmaking—utilizing the latest technological marvels in visual effects, sound design, and IMAX photography, and a story that manages to successfully balance…
Joel Poehlmann
12/27/2014