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Days of Future Past is a smart, worthy addition to the X-Men canon

Director: Bryan Singer
Screenplay:
 Simon Kinberg 
Cast: 
Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart

The scandalous allegations plaguing Director Bryan Singer aren’t enough to deny the fact that X-Men: Days of Future Past is a sleek, bold and intelligent film that can go down as one of the finest superhero films in history.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is not amazing at all

Director: Marc Webb
Screenplay: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner
Cast:  Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Chris Cooper

My problem with The Amazing Spider-Man franchise is its sheer existence. Why did Sony have to do a reboot when it has already established a superior franchise back in 2002 witn Sam Raimi at the helm? Upon seeing The Amazing Spider-Man 2, my problem was further reinforced.

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the finest superhero film sequel since The Dark Knight

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Screenplay:  Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Cinematography:
Trent Opaloch
Cast:
Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Cobie Smulders, Robert Redford, Samuel L. Jackson

Move over, Batman. Cap’s here to steal your thunder.

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Captain America isback. But this time, he’s living in the present and his life and other S.H.I.E.L.D. agents’ are under threat. Members of terrorist organization HYDRA have successfully infiltrated S.H.I.E.L.D. and made a superhero agent of their own in the form of James “Bucky” Barnes a.k.a. the Winter Soldier. If the name Bucky Barnes rings a bell, that’s because he was seen in the first Captain America film where he fell from a speeding train off a deep cliff. Apparently, the fall didn’t kill him, he only lost his arm which was replaced by a mechanical one. Like Steve Rogers, Bucky was frozen and preserved. Also, he was brainwashed so he would blindly follow HYDRA’s commands.

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