superheroes

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Split - (2016 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4972582/
http://splitmovie.com/ (redirect)

A man struggles with a split personality disorder, turning to an unlikely group of young women for counseling. Haha, just kidding it's a kidnapping-horror movie.

Amazing acting, good writing, good all around. It's contained, straightforward and engaging. It was assembled well enough that I didn't take many notes.



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Joker - (2019 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/
http://www.jokermovie.net/

A boy is abused, gets hit on the head, is institutionalized and has a daydream.

Raises the bar for acting with this character. A good movie, but definitely not traditional. Riveting without a particularly obvious thread. It could have been a whole lot better, but it would have needed to delve into the true and far darker roots of the main character; his mother, and you can't do that because she's a woman.

After watching this movie I just realized I didn't see the earlier one. Whoops.



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Dark Phoenix - (2019 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6565702/
https://www.foxmovies.com/movies/dark-phoenix

Some sort of school for not-superheroes is heroic, but one of them becomes less heroic, requiring HERoism.

Bland.

  • aka X-Men: Dark Phoenix



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Avengers - Endgame - (2019 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4154796/
https://www.marvel.com/movies/avengers-endgame

An unlikely time-traveler reappears to help defeat a warlord who had unmade half the population of Earth five years ago.

Meh.



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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - (2014 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1291150/
http://www.teenagemutantninjaturtlesmovie.com/

An under-appreciated reporter learns her father's secret experiments had survived his death, in the form of vigilante ninjas.

I had low expectations for this movie, and they were met.



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The real meowro
The real meowro

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4154664/
https://marvel.com/movies/movie/225/captain_marvel

Something about alien technology being invented on Earth for some reason, and when an engine is shot it somehow makes a SuPerHERo, and something about the tesseract which I think was the invention but isn't it a power stone?

It's awesome. It must be awesome, because anyone who doesn't think it's awesome hates women. So I'm told. No really, all the movie people and reviewers and media all say that. Well ahead of time. As if they knew it wouldn't be a good movie ahead of time and wanted an excuse for all the "troll reviews".

  • aka Captainelle Marvelette, the SuPerHERo flim.



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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.



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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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