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MCR 037: “Green Lantern”

by Jesse Lahey on July 19, 2012

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Green Lantern starring Ryan ReynoldsWith the fate of Earth in the balance, hotshot test pilot Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) finds himself appointed as the newest of the “Green Lanterns,”  a league of intergalactic peacekeepers bestowed with immense power. Meanwhile, after finding piece of a sinister being during an autopsy, scientist Hector Hammond (Peter Sarsgaard) gains telepathy and telekinesis at the cost of his sanity. Together with the other Green Lanterns, Jordan must overcome his cocky nature to rise up and save the planet from forces who would do it harm. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Angela Bassett, Tim Robins, and Geoffrey Rush.

Is Green Lantern worthy of your man cave? Find out if it’s Man-Cave Certified, and let us know what you think!

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MCR 031: “Cowboys & Aliens”

by J. J. Lahey on June 7, 2012

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New Mexico Territory, 1873.  Jake Lonergan (Daniel Craig), with no memory of his past, stumbles into the hard desert town of Absolution, wearing a strange shackle on his wrist. After an alien scouting party abducts several townsfolk, Woodrow Dolarhyde (Harrison Ford) rounds up a posse to fetch them back. With Jake’s help, they discover that the aliens intend to take over the earth, starting with the Wild West region, and a handful of cowboys and yokels are all that stand in their way. Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, and Sam Rockwell star in the 2011 flick.

Is Cowboys & Aliens worthy of your man cave? Find out if it’s Man-Cave Certified, and let us know what you think!

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MCR 027: The Bucket-List Tournament

May 11, 2012
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Nerdy insults. The Avengers gets released. Making items on your bucket-list duke it out. Ten tools to use before you die. Geeky Insults You Can Use Almost Anywhere There are times when we just want to give someone a piece of our mind without suffering the consequence of a beat-down. Thankfully, Wired has compiled a list […]

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Man Cave Movies: “Thor”

Apr 27, 2012
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With just one week left to go until the release of The Avengers, the guys revisit the smash hit Thor. The Norse god of thunder is a little bit different from your average superhero, but that’s what makes this movie special. Chris Hemsworth delivers a stunning performance alongside Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, and Tom Hiddleston […]

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Man Cave Movies: “Iron Man & Iron Man 2”

Apr 20, 2012
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With just two weeks until the release of The Avengers on May 4th, we are excited to talk about Iron Man and Iron Man 2. When wealthy industrialist Tony Stark is forced to build an armored suit after a life-threatening incident, he ultimately decides to use its technology to fight against evil. It’s fun to speculate […]

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Man Cave Movies: “The Incredible Hulk”

Apr 14, 2012
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The countdown to The Avengers has begun. For the next four weeks, we will look at each of the superhero movies leading up to The Avengers, which comes out on May 4. We kick off the countdown with the Incredible Hulk. After a gamma ray experiment gone wrong, Dr. Bruce Banner transforms into a twelve-foot tall […]

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