We won again! Spider-Man’s back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

spider-man-back-in-mcu.jpgSo we’re not a news website in any way, shape, or form.  We don’t have the resources, the people in place, or, really, the conviction or determination to stay on top of a beast as unruly as the news.  It’s not something we do because we know we wouldn’t do it that well.  But this is a big deal and we just happened to be awake early enough in the morning today to catch this news and write something about it.

So anyway, if you’ve been paying attention to these sorts of things over the last two months or so, you might have heard that Spider-Man, as played by Tom Holland for two solo outings and five appearances in total, was now out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Continue reading

The Boys season 1 review

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“Diabolical.”  What a super, super word.

by Thom Yee

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The Boys images courtesy of Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios

In a lot of ways, the history of our work here at GOO Reviews can be directly mapped against the emergence (and eventual domination) of superhero movies over the last decade.  The very first movie review ever written for this site and the very first review ever published on this site was an Avengers review.  We’ve reviewed every single Marvel Cinematic Universe movie and every other major superhero movie released since then, and sometimes it seems like the only thing that keeps us going is superhero movie reviews.  We’ve watched and reviewed superhero movies good and bad, waxed lyrical and philosophical over their beauty and place in society, and pontificated on the powerful message and principles they have for us in the world we live in today.

All of which is to say that… we’ve probably wasted a lot of time.

Our time and yours. Continue reading