The first Ant-Man was a welcome surprise – funny, inventive, and it had a lot of heart. What would the sequel offer, more of the same? Go bigger? Go smaller? … Continue reading Ant-Man and the Wasp: it’s quantum baby!
So, Avengers: Infinity War from Marvel Studios. The biggest of epic battles to end all epic battles (although not quite, as there’ll be an Avengers 4 in 2019, but more … Continue reading Infinity War: the pathos of Thanos
The first Thor came out back in 2011, if you can believe that. And at the time it was a bit of a punt by Marvel who, until this point, … Continue reading Thor: Ragnarok – he’s come a long way, baby
So Spidey is back – and now with added baby-faced Tom Holland. Back in the day Tobey Maguire had three goes at the role with Sam Raimi directing: Spider-Man (2002), … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming – review
If you like pina coladas, and getting caught in the rain… then you’ll have liked the first Guardians of the Galaxy. Which came out of leftfield at the time and … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy 2 – review
James Mangold is a compelling director; in that a lot of his work has real emotional depth and nuance, and often benefits from repeat viewing. And he’s kind of underappreciated. … Continue reading Logan: sad, beautiful and final
Take Captain America and add a dash of Superman and thread Harlem throughout his core and what do you get? Luke Cage. A badass bulletproof hero in a hoodie. Originally … Continue reading Luke Cage: season one review
We all knew it would work, didn’t we? Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn. Arguably, there’s never been a better match of actor and character in a superhero movie (except maybe … Continue reading Suicide Squad: The Harley Quinn show
Let’s make something perfectly clear – or at least less muddy. This film is not an Avengers movie, it’s a Captain America one.
It’s taken a while but Ryan Reynolds has finally been allowed to do what he wants on screen. More or less. And Deadpool is pretty much the perfect character for him. He IS Ryan Reynolds.