Marvel Movie Marathon – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1 (2014)

Week 10 – October 30, 2017

Synopsis

Guardians of the Galaxy was the first Marvel movie I saw but I didn’t realize it at the time. A bit of a confession: I didn’t come to Marvel movies because of the comics, I came to them because of the link to Disney. Therefore, I didn’t have any idea this was a Marvel movie when it was first publicized. I thought it was just another Disney movie.

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Marvel Movie Marathon – Captain America: Winter Soldier

Captain America: Winter Soldier (2014)

Week 9 – October 23, 2017

Synopsis

And then Robert Redford joined the Universe. Things can only go from good to great when Redford is involved… or can it?

In this offering from the Marvel Cinematic Universe a character from Captain America: The First Avenger surprises Steve when he returns. However, he is not the ally he once was.

As always, don’t forget to be on the lookout for Stan Lee.

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Marvel Movie Marathon – Thor: The Dark World

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Week 8 – October 16, 2017

Synopsis

Hundreds of year after defeating an evil race called the Dark Elves, Jane Foster find the Aether and becomes its host. Thor must then bring her to Asgard before Dark Elf Malekith captures her and uses the weapon to destroy the Nine Realms — including Earth.

Oh and by the way, CLIFFHANGER! Thank goodness the new Thor movie comes out next month.
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Marvel Movie Marathon – The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Week 3 – September 11, 2017

Synopsis

The Incredible Hulk begins an internal three movie mini-series (The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2 and Thor) which all take place within seven days of each other. This movie focuses on the story of Bruce Banner who was genetically engineered to be an anger-induced, super soldier.

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Marvel Movie Marathon – Iron Man

WEEK 2 – September 5, 2017

Iron Man (2008)

Can any movie go wrong when it starts with a blaring AC/DC song? I think not. This is the first real movie in the Avengers series and introduces us to the larger than life character of Tony Stark/Iron Man. After being held hostage, billionaire engineer Stark creates a technologically advanced suit of armor to escape his captors and fight against the evils of the world.

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Marvel Movie Marathon – Captain America: The First Avenger

Are you ready?!?! I am so excited to get the show on the road with our Marvel Movie Marathon. We are going to start our cinematic journey with Captain America: The First Avenger. I know. I know. It seems weird to put Captain America’s first movie first on our viewing list since it is really the fourth movie in the modern day Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, this movie is almost entirely a flashback to World War II where we find out how Steve Rogers actually became Captain America.

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