movies inspired by comic books

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Spider-Man - Homecoming - (2017 movie) poster

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http://www.spidermanhomecoming.com/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2250912/

Stark Enterprises founds Damage Control, a high-security company doing cleanup after The Avengers' massive fight, but Spiderman learns that its technology is being poached by criminals.

I didn't even know this movie existed. It's fair. Recommended for the general audience who enjoys the other movies, though it's definitely not as good as others of its ilk.



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Deadpool 2 - (2018 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5463162/
https://www.foxmovies.com/movies/deadpool-2

Deadpool learns that his murder-spree has a consequence, and when his coin and a teddy bear struggle, a time machine lights fists on fire or something. Also X-Force.

Fucking awful.

  1. Deadpool - (2016 movie)
  2. Deadpool 2 - (2018 movie)



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Avengers - Infinity War - (2018 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4154756/
http://marvel.com/movies/movie/223/avengers_infinity_war

A space-environmentalist works to cull the people who don't recycle, but polluters aim to stop him.

An adequate movie which for once has a sensible major plot arc.



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I guess he's kind of interesting.
I guess he's kind of interesting.

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1872181/
http://www.theamazingspiderman.com/

Our favourite web slinger has relationship problems.

Still quite a good movie. Recommended if you liked the earlier one.

  1. The Amazing Spider-Man - (2012 movie)
  2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - (2014 movie)



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The moderately-interesting spider-dork
The moderately-interesting spider-dork

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0948470/
http://www.theamazingspiderman.com/

A breakthrough in rapid genetics-alteration has unintended side-effects.

I'm fond of the earlier ones, but I think they get classed as "nostalgia". This is a very good movie, and that's likely enhanced by Emma Stone, who is incredibly attractive in dress, appearance and action.

  1. The Amazing Spider-Man - (2012 movie)
  2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - (2014 movie)



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Black Panther - (2018 movie) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/
http://movies.disney.com/black-panther

After the assassination of his father, a new king is crowned for an insular but extraordinary nation, but he does not go unchallenged.

I decided to watch this, breaching my "no more superhero movies" position, because there was some fascinating drama surrounding it.

Not recommended: I can't understand why anyone would think this is particularly good for any particular reason. Aside from being all manner of racist, it does not provide any intellectual cud to chew on.



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Logan - (2017 movie) image

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3315342/
http://www.logan.movie/

Logan (Wolverine) gets tangled up with a girl fleeing a mutant research and breeding lab that is definitely nothing like that of Dark Angel - (2000 show).

Not recommended.

This is like a DC version of X-Men. It was passable at best, and a good way to put the whole series and concept of comic book movies to bed. I think I'll end them all on this low note.



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Superman - (1978 movie) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078346/
http://www2.warnerbros.com/superman/home.html

An alien grows up with super powers.

Bunches of this movie make no sense. It's cute and dated, but ultimately not great because of moments of terrible writing.



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Conan the Barbarian - (1982 movie) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082198/
http://www.universalstudiosentertainment.com/conan-the-barbarian/

With the power of Nietzsche, a barbarian-turned-warrior seeks revenge on those who killed his people.

I love it, but I'm biased because of this movie's significant influence on my early self.

Being "from back in the day", this movie is unashamedly-specific about its audience.

More recent sword-and-sorcery movies are watered-down to broaden their audience. Think The Lord of the Rings, which is a phenomenal movie in its own right, but its stark contrast has pushed movies like this one into a "classic" sub-genre. To fans of the recent movies, this one will seem crude.

For fans of the classic style, I'm confident in strongly recommending this. I think it stands out as good, and won't need to be considered "good, but only because of its historical significance".

  1. Conan the Barbarian - (1982 movie)
  2. Conan the Destroyer - (1984 movie)



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