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Dark Phoenix — A-III (PG-13)

Dark Phoenix — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Though somber in tone, the Marvel Comics-based sci-fi adventure “Dark Phoenix” has a fundamentally moral outlook and features a more relationship-driven story than many similar films.

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Avengers: Endgame — A-III (PG-13)

Avengers: Endgame — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Aficionados of the Marvel Comics universe are likely to be thrilled by the sweeping epic “Avengers: Endgame.”

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Black Panther — A-III (PG-13)

Black Panther — A-III (PG-13)

| John Mulderig | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Though the mayhem on screen, which ranges from hand-to-hand combat to a high-flying, high-tech dogfight, is treated with restraint, touches of vulgarity may give some parents of older teens pause. Weighing on the other side of the scale, however, is the racial empowerment that drives the narrative and the significant themes the film tackles in a thoughtful way.

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Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

| John Mulderig | November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s plenty of combat but relatively little bloodletting in the sweeping Marvel Comics adaptation “Thor: Ragnarok” (Disney). So at least some parents may deem this second sequel to the 2011 original acceptable for older teens.

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Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

| John Mulderig | November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

As directed and co-written by Scott Derrickson, this first big-screen adventure for the Marvel Comics superhero who debuted in print back in 1963 showcases a surfeit of magical nonsense and New Age rigmarole concerning spell-casting, astral bodies and the like. Accordingly, it’s not at all suitable fare for impressionable youngsters.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron

| John Mulderig | April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The seemingly ever-expanding media universe centered on Marvel Comics spawns yet another property with the arrival of the so-so sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

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