Grumpy Book Grrrl

a reader and writer

This is when I really started liking the Marvel movies. Thor is my favorite Avenger. This was directed by Kenneth Branagh, and it is a superior movie. In my view, this one had the most (and best) humor. Chris Hemsworth is perfect as Thor and no one could have played Loki better than Tom Hiddleston. …

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The movie begins with Tony Stark living the high life of a billionaire, receiving awards, bedding beautiful women, and being generally an arrogant asshole. When he travels overseas to Afghanistan for a demonstration of Stark Industries’ new weapon, the Jericho missile, his Humvee is ambushed, Stark is injured, and taken hostage by a group of …

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I’ve been very hesitant to watch the final two Avengers movies because I hate tragedy and drama. So, I’m going to re-watch all of the Marvel Universe movies chronologically and see if I can properly prepare myself emotionally. Number one was Captain America: The First Avenger. The film continues to be enjoyable for me. The …

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I’ve decided that I like funny superhero movies. I like adventure and I don’t like tragedies. I know that most superhero origins contain the death of someone very important to them, but I don’t want my superheroes to die and I don’t want them all angsty. I want humor, not drama. That being said, I …

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I’m in my 40s now, and I still think sometimes about the 80s movies I watched over and over – and over. Some of them I even memorized the lines to! Of course, I forgot them through the years. However, these movies still remind me of the best of my childhood. In no particular order… …

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