Alice Through the Looking Glass Needed Another Look

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The second installment of Alice Kingsleigh and her colorful compatriots in Underland suffer from the all-too-familiar disaster of many such beautifully animated movies- it tells, but it doesn’t show. While younger children might be swept away by the colors and textures and overall wonder of it all, anyone over the age of ten will be questioning key parts of the story, wondering what they missed, and there is just no good answer for them. Alice Through the Looking Glass is full of wonder, but that’s not always a good thing.
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Civil War: The Avengers 2 We Deserved

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None of the Marvel films have been perfect, of course they can’t be. They’re based off of comics, loosely in some ways just because of the scope of them. The closest Marvel has come to a perfect movie (in my opinion, of course) is The Avengers (2012), because it had both scope and build-up. The reason that Age of Ultron (2015) met with such shaky reactions is because it was almost all scope- so many characters, such a large plot, it’s hard to fit it all into a two hour movie, no matter how much you cut. Captain America: Civil War is based on a much larger premise, with many more characters originally taking part, but it feels like the first Avengers– personal and the start of something new.

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