Laura Kelly

Laura is an entertainment writer covering TV, film, and comics with a special emphasis on nostalgic media. The weirder the better. Laura lives in the Washington, DC Metro area with her ax named Delilah.
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Marvel movies: 'Blade II' has great vampire action and a really dumb plot
Laura Kelly
This sequel has everything that made the first movie great. So why is it a confusing mess?
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'Blade' 1998 review: The best Marvel movie origin story ever?
Laura Kelly
Blade was the real first R-rated Marvel movie -- and it pushed comic book movies in the right direction.
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'Avengers: Endgame'? The best Spider-Man crossover is this '80s cartoon
Laura Kelly
He's usually a solo hero, but even Spider-Man makes exceptions.
The Superhero Issue
The 15 Best Non-MCU Marvel Movies
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It's hard to imagine a time before the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but for decades, Hollywood tried (and mostly failed) to turn these superheroes into stars.
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Incredible Hulk Returns (1988) review: We get Thor. That's something.
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The Incredible Hulk is back, and he's bringing a friend from work this time.
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'Spider-Man' (1967) review: It makes 'Spider-Man 3' look brilliant
Laura Kelly
This low-budget cartoon has had a resurgence in meme culture in recent years, but was the show itself actually any good?
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Marvel's 'Return of the Incredible Hulk' (1977) makes 'Thor 2' look good
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Hulk smash sequel?
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'Bill & Ted' cartoon review: The best (and worst) version of Bill & Ted
Laura Kelly
The beloved time-traveling twosome had a brief animated series, but how well did it carry the spirit of the film?
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Marvel movies: 'Incredible Hulk' (1977) is the best Hulk movie ever
Laura Kelly
The TV series has a vast following, but the movie that started it might be even better.
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'Bill & Ted' is still the best time-travel movie ever for 1 simple reason
Laura Kelly
People are excited for Bill & Ted 3, but what really made us love Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan in the first place?
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Marvel TV: Hanna-Barbera’s 'Fantastic Four' is the only good adaptation
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This cartoon might be the best representation of the Fantastic Four yet.
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Marvel movies: 'Punisher' (2004) is almost as Cheesy as 'Ghost Rider 2'
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This movie tries to be gritty, but the out-of-place goofiness is too distracting.
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Marvel movies: 'Punisher' (1989) is an even worse origin story than 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'
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It should have been a classic '80s thriller, but this Punisher packs no punch.
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Marvel movies rewind: 'Elektra' (2005) is the sequel nobody asked for
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Jennifer Garner never fully came back from this one.
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Marvel movies: 'Daredevil' (2003) is so bad it makes 'Batman v Superman' look good
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This might be the low-point of Ben Affleck's movie career — and that's really saying something
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Marvel Movies: 'Hulk' (2003) review – Boring, and not enough smashing
Laura Kelly
Marvel fans were excited to see a live-action movie starring the Incredible Hulk. The movie was widely criticized as painfully boring and slow-paced, and Ang Lee's Hulk marked the first of three attempts to do justice to the Incredible Hulk on the big screen, an achievement that would not be reached until 2012.
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Marvel movies: 'Ghost Rider 2' (2012) review — Nic Cage hits rock bottom
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The first Ghost Rider movie at least had a cool design going for it, but the sequel takes a giant plunge in quality in all aspects.
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'Ghost Rider' (2007) review: This anti-hero movie makes Ant-Man look edgy
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Before Deadpool, Nicolas Cage almost became the anti-hero of Marvel cinema. What went wrong?
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‘Howard The Duck’ (1986) is so weird it makes ‘Deadpool’ look tame
Laura Kelly
George Lucas gave us a new sci-fi universe, but it's nowhere near Star Wars caliber.
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Marvel movies: 'Fantastic Four' (2015) is as bad as it gets
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This one is officially the worst of the worst.