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Avengers: Infinity War | Average Guy Movie Review

It has been ten years since Iron Man first flew into cinemas. In that time fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have enjoyed a rollercoaster ride of awesome movies...and some not so awesome movies. But all great things must come to an end, and the culmination of the last ten years has begun with Avengers: Infinity War. Picking up where Thor: Ragnarok left off, things aren't looking good for our heroes; the Avengers are divided, half of them are wanted by the authorities, Thor and Banner are far from Earth and have just encountered Thanos' ship; Sanctuary 2. The Mad Titan is planning to wipe out half of all life in the universe and to do that he needs all six Infinity Stones. And the only people standing in his way aren't talking right now, but they do have some new friends to help them, including the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange, Black Panther and the armies of Wakanda. But will that be enough? The Russo Brothers have once again delivered. There ar

Doctor Strange: Average Guy Movie Review

They say that some roles are written for specific actors, you know...like it's fate or destiny that such and such fits this role perfectly. Well I'm starting to think Benedict Cumberbatch is the example that doesn't necessarily disprove this theory, but declares it utter bullshit instead! Cumberbatch knocked it out of the park as Sherlock, he literally kicked arse as Khan (or John Harrison depending on your point of view) and now he is mystical, maybe even spellbinding as Marvel's Doctor Stephen Strange. Strange is a brilliant yet arrogant neurosurgeon until a horrific car crash severely damages his hands and robs him of his ability to do what he loves. After exhausting every possibility modern medicine can provide he looks to more mystical solutions, which leads him to The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) who shows him there's more to this world than he ever thought possible. With the help of Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Wong (Benedict Wong), The Ancient On

The Infinity Stones

The Infinity Stones - as explained by the Collector in Guardians of the Galaxy - are singularities left over from the Big Bang. At the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor points out that several Infinity Stones have shown up in the last few years, five to be exact. Kevin Feige has stated that the remaining stone will be revealed at some point in Phase 3, but when can we expect that and how will it tie in to the story? The five stones that have been uncovered are: The Space Stone , contained within the Tesseract, was hidden on Earth for centuries. Until 1942 when it was taken by the Red Skull, who used it to power his inventions. At the end of the war it was recovered by Howard Stark on behalf of the Strategic Scientific Reserve. It remained in the custody of S.H.I.E.L.D. until Loki stole it and used it to open a portal to the other side of the galaxy in an attempt to take over the world. Whereas Loki's goal was to rule Earth, his benefactor/Boss Thanos, had bigger plans

Moustache Trailer Reactions

Doctor Strange The teaser trailer for Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor Strange has arrived, and what does it tell us? Not a lot really, it's more about intrigue and the scale and spectacle. I know a teaser trailer is only supposed to provide small pieces of information, I've said this myself enough times, but I think they took the word snippet and ran with it! Maybe the creators wanted the trailer to feel broken, just like Strange's hands, and Strange himself. Stephen Strange was a man who'd found purpose, something he was good at. As a surgeon he saved lives, but when a car accident badly damages his hands and robs him of his ability to perform surgery, he's lost. No doubt future trailers will help us put some of the pieces together, fans of the comics will have a pretty good idea of what's going on, although Marvel aren't afraid to change things when it comes to the MCU. Some might say the trailer is underwhelming, but I like the mysterious, broke