Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Disney’s Marvel’s fake-out extravaganza

by Benjamín Harguindey

Presented as the epic conclusion to a decade of “cinematic universe” build-up, Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War (2018) is actually the first half of a two-parter. It’s not that the movie has a somber ending so much as that it has no ending at all. Following the latest in a series of skirmishes with big bad Thanos, the Avengers take a breather and the movie sort of cuts to black – a “To be continued” on par with The Matrix Reloaded (2003).

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

A spoiler-free review if you ever so much as watched TV.

by Benjamín Harguindey

You may or may not be tired of the so-called Marvel Cinematic Universe but if there’s one thing that separated Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) from its slew of superhero flicks was that it was a comedy first and a blockbuster piece second. Something that holds true of its sequel, aptly called Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).

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