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AVENGERS and Fans ASSEMBLE

7 May

By Comic Relief

It would not be in LIH’s best interest to supply spoiler filled appraisal of the Avengers movies.  Has this movie, cast and director found its audience? Please look at the box office numbers and recognize that the movie can’t stop breaking box office numbers? Does the movie live up to the hype? Below are 10 questions that everyone who still hasn’t seen the Avengers needs to know?  Every general effort was made to not spoil the film.

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New Movie HOT SEAT: Captain America

29 Jul

Welcome to New Movie Hot Seat where the last Saturday of the month we review new films that’s opened in theaters in the last two weeks.  We will have a live debate discussing the pros and cons of one of the newly released films, then vote if it’s worth the money.

Last week our viewers selected Captain America: The First Avenger for this Saturday’s New Movie Hot Seat discussion.

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The live debate will begin this Saturday: 7/30/ 2011 @ 3pE/8pUTC

Please join us!

Movie Buzz 7-29

29 Jul

Captain America: The First Avenger dominated the box office last weekend and with positive reviews by film critics and consumers, how will it do this weekend? Also, opening last weekend in wide release was Friends with Benefits we will see how film critic reviews measure up against consumer reviews on this film. Then let you know if it’s worth the money.

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Movie Buzz 7-22

22 Jul

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollow: Part 2 dominated the box office last weekend and with positive reviews by film critics and consumers, how will it do this weekend? Also, opening last weekend in wide release was Winnie the Pooh we will see how film critic reviews measure up against consumer reviews on this film. Then let you know if it’s worth the money.

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Captain America-Part 2:Future Anti-Communist Crusader?

13 Jul

By Comic Relief

Referring to the feature film opening July 24th, LIH has already discussed Captain America as a pseudo Holocaust hero.  Yet, this suggestion or attribution has never been made in the comic book series. Can we say this while overlooking other real world associations?  And isn’t this always possible when speaking of fictional heroes whose origins align with actual events? Other than Nazism or WWII isn’t it odd that so little is discussed about this character’s relationship to other politics of this period or after?  Though these revelations may not impact the success of the film, don’t we owe it to ourselves to discuss what the film Captain America: the First Avenger may not address?

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