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Thor: The Dark World – an unexpected sci-fi story about evil elves

Thor: The Dark World

My son and I saw an early screening of Thor: The Dark World last Monday. We loved it, but I was surprised the film was more of a science fiction story than a superhero story. Don’t worry, there’s plenty of ass kicking by Thor and other Asgardians. But there’s also space ships and worm holes, which I didn’t expect. Thor: The Dark World (Marvel Studios) opens in theaters today. The 112-minute movie is rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some suggestive content. Continue reading to learn six things about Thor: The Dark World.

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Seven Super Things You Should Know About the Man of Steel Movie

Man of Steel | Superman (Warner Bros. Pictures)

My son and I saw an advance screening of Man of Steel earlier in the week. It’s not a perfect film, but we loved it. Man of Steel is a reboot of the Superman series. Clark Kent is still a baby that crash landed on Earth from the planet Krypton. But in the reboot, Clark Kent isn’t the golly gee whiz klutz that we are use to seeing. He’s a reflective person that is trying to act like everyone else even though he’s burning inside to save everyone he can. A lot of the Superman storyline has been changed, but it’s refreshing to see a different take on Superman. Man of Steel (Warner Bros. Pictures) opens today in theaters everywhere on Earth and in the Phantom Zone. Read on to find out about the seven things you should know about the new Superman movie.

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Movie Review: The Three Musketeers – it’s science fiction

I saw an advance movie screening of The Three Musketeers last night. I’ve seen a couple of other musketeers movies before, but this remake is very different. I have not read The Three Musketeers book by Alexandre Dumas, but my guess is that the latest Three Musketeers movie probably didn’t come close to matching the book. Bottom line: The Three Musketeers is a period movie (reign of King Louis XIII), but it also has elements of science fiction/fantasy. Moviegoers expecting a traditional musketeers movie might be disappointed. The Three Musketeers (Impact Pictures and Summit Entertainment) opens in the U.S. today. The 110-minute movie is rated PG-13 for mild violence.

The Three Musketeers movie

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