First screened in July 2015
Director: Peyton Reed. Cast: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Michael Peña, T.I., David Dastmalchian, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Abby Ryder Fortson, Martin Donovan, Wood Harris, Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, Hayley Atwell. Screenplay: Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish and Adam McKay & Paul Rudd (based on comic books by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, and Jack Kirby).

Twitter Capsule: Fitful panache within the by-the-numbers parameters of Marvel movies. Designed as funky outlier, so why isn't it more fun?

VOR:   Sporadically lives up to hype as a frisky Marvel experiment. Maybe more polished than Guardians of the Galaxy but less entertaining or eccentric. Sheer corporate product.

Photo © 2015 Marvel Studios

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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