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Doctor Strange (2016)

Review by CJ

doctor-strange

Director:
Scott Derrickson

Starring:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong

Other notable appearances:
Benjamin Bratt, Stan Lee, Chris Hemsworth

Running time:
115 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Shadow, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

 

Doctor Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch) is a renowned neurosurgeon whose talent is only matched in size by his ego. When his hands are all but destroyed in a near fatal car accident, Strange turns to less conventional methods of healing. Instead, Stephen finds a new purpose in life — protecting the world from mystic threats.

Doctor Strange is the 14th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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Captain America: Civil War (2016)

Review by CJ

Captain America Civil War

Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Starring:
Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jnr, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Paul Beattany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Chadwick Boseman, Tom Holland, Daniel Brühl

Other notable appearances:
John Slattery, William Hurt, Marisa Tomei, Martin Freeman, Stan Lee

Running time:
147 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy

 

After the events in New York City, Washington DC and Sokovia, the United Nations propose an accord by which the Avengers will act under instruction from and be answerable to the United Nations. When the team is split by the decision and loyalties are questioned, the Avengers find themselves fighting each other for what they believe is right.

Captain America: Civil War is a the 13th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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Ant-Man (2015)

Review by CJ

Ant-Man

Director:
Peyton Reed

Starring:
Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll

Other notable appearances:
Michael Peña, David Dastmalchian, Tip ’T.I.’ Harris, Judy Greer, John Slattery, Hayley Atwell, Stan Lee, Anthony Mackie, Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan

Running time:
117 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Iron Man, The Avengers, Big Hero 6

 

Ex-burglar Scott Lang (Rudd) is convinced to undertake one last score to set himself up with a life so he can see his daughter. When the burglary is completed, he discovers that the huge score he was promised is nothing more than an old motorcycle suit.

Upon trying on the motorcycle suit and shrinking to the size of an ant, Scott finds there is much more than meets the eye. Through the suit’s communication system, Scott talks with the man to whom the suit belongs and is given a series of tests. He passes the tests and is brought to the suit’s original owner Hank Pym (Douglas) and his daughter Hope (Lilly). They explain that Lang is the only hope to stopping a small problem from having a big impact.

Ant-Man is the 12th film the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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Daredevil: Season One

Review by CJ

Daredevil

Director:
Phil Abraham, Adam Kane, Ken Girotti, Farren Blackburn, Guy Ferland, Brad Turner, Stephen Surjik, Nelson McCormack, Nick Gomez, Euros Lyn, Stephen S. DeKnight

Starring:
Charlie Cox, Elden Henson, Deborah Ann Woll, Vincent D’Onofrio, Toby Leonard Moore, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Bob Gunton, Ayelet Zurer

Other notable appearances:
Rosario Dawson

Running time:
Approx 55 minutes per episode

Number of episodes:
13

 

Lawyer Matt Murdock (Cox) was blinded by a chemical spill as a child. By day he fights crime in the courtroom with partner Foggy Nelson (Henson) and their secretary Karen Page (Woll). By night he fights crime in the streets as the masked man, using his other heightened senses to see the world around him.

When the majority of crime in Murdock’s turf, Hell’s Kitchen, leads back to the mysterious Wilson Fisk (D’Onofrio) the masked man takes it upon himself to uncover Fisk’s plans. Will the Daredevil succeed or will he come crashing down to Earth?

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Review by CJ

Guardians of the Galaxy

Director:
James Gunn

Starring:
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace

Other notable appearances:
Michael Rooker, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Alexis Denisof, Stan Lee

Running time:
121 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Avengers, Ant-Man, Deadpool

 

Peter “Star-Lord” Quill (Pratt), Gamora (Saldana), Drax (Bautista), Rocket (Cooper) and Groot (Diesel) are criminals of varying degrees who find themselves thrown together by fate to save the galaxy from destruction.

Guardians of the Galaxy is the 10th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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