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The Snake-Captain Connection: Profound Similarities Between Metal Gear and The Winter Soldier

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , , , on 04/08/2014 by McCutcheon

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Spoilers to both The Metal Gear Series and The Winter Soldier Movie.

This should probably be my last Winter Soldier-related article but what can I say? When a movie is good, it’s going to stick with you.

But while watching the film, it could be helped to notice several things sticking out as…familiar.

What do you mean Taylor? This story was completely original! You can LEAVE AMERICA if you don’t like it!

No, no…it’s not that I didn’t like it, this latest Marvel movie is the best in the series by far. But I have suspicions that another super soldier has already been through a similar predicament. Continue reading

Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 04/04/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Sebastian Stan, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout, Running time 136 minutes, Action/Adventure

Compare to: Man of Steel (2013), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Ohhh another comic book movie! How fun! Summer must be right around the corner! Here comes another by-the-book explosion extravaganza that’s basically a huge ad for action figures. Right?

Thankfully, Captain America: The Winter Soldier defies every expectation of dumbed-down comic book movies that Hollywood has so earnestly built up in the last decade or so. It’s about time, Marvel. You can only hinge so much on Robert Downey Jr’s charisma. Continue reading