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Random Thought Generator Episode 6, Summer Blockbusters

***** SPOILER ALERT *****

This review will be discussing plot points which may be considered spoilers. Consider yourselves warned.

In which, the staff of Therefore I Geek discuss why summer blockbuster movies exist, some especially memorable summer movies they have seen, and the most exciting movies of this summer.  Also, there are lots of spoilers and things, so watch out for those.

The Amazing Spider-man 2

X-men: Days of Future Past

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Star Wars Impact on Culture

Death of Big Summer Blockbusters?

The King’s Speech

The Death of Gwen Stacy

The Death of Gwen Stacy

List of Summer Blockbusters

Hugh Jackman Cosplaying Wolverine

22 Jump street

How to Train your Dragon 2


Jersey Boys

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes


Guardians of the Galaxy

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Expendables 3

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Foundation Trilogy


Marvel’s Infinity

Locke & Key


The Secret History of Marvel Comics

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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2


I’ve recently realized that a good superhero movie should make you want to go home and read a bunch of superhero comics. I felt that way after seeing Captain America: The Winter Soldier and now I feel that way after seeing The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

I have to admit that I never got around to seeing The Amazing Spider-Man. This was due in part to the bad taste Spider-Man 3 left me with and in part because I’m not a huge Spider-Man fan. By that point Marvel Studios had taken over the other Marvel characters and they were doing such a fantastic job, I wasn’t really up for a reboot of a franchise that wasn’t under their control. Thankfully, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 does a great job of giving new viewers any information they may need but not getting too wrapped up in the previous movie’s plot. There are some occasional references to events in the first film and even a flashback to a scene, but that’s the extent of it, and it works.

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