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While the Super Bowl is a great time for companies to spend an egregious amount of money hawking beer and cars, it's also a chance for the film industry to advertise its art. You know, high art like the fourth Transformers movie, or a few comic book adaptations, or a film based on a video game. There's tons of great, new, original stuff coming out of Hollywood these days.

Here they are.

Transformers: Age of Extinction

Look, I could go on about the creative stagnation that has brought us to this point, but all I really want to talk about is the robot whose face transforms into a gun. They ran out of places to put the guns, and so they had to replace the robot's face with a gun.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

The first Captain America was a fun popcorn movie that was surprisingly endearing in its earnestness. This one looks way darker. You can tell it's going to be more dramatic because the helicarrier crashes into a building, signaling the end of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Avengers as we know them, I bet. Robert Redford looks good though!

Muppets Most Wanted

More Muppets. More cameos. More self-referential advertising.


Do you like CGI animals? You will love Noah.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man in 2014 means a dubstep-lite backing track, digital artifacts, and lots of explosions. The only thing I thought about while watching this, however, was the injustice of Shailene Woodley's role getting cut from the film.

Need for Speed

Before you let the appearance of Aaron Paul fool you, please know that Need for Speed is based on a video game. Lower your expectations accordingly.


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