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
From the opening third of this movie I thought, here we go, Inception on acid with a large helping of Batman Begins. No bad thing, but still… everything draws from … Continue reading Doctor Strange: Marvel continue to mix it up
With Marvel setting the bar so high, where is there for the Avengers to go? Did Age of Ultron wow you or leave you nonplussed?
We’re living in a time of caped crusaders, masked vigilantes, mutants with god complexes… anyway, you get the idea. Plucking a time period of the last ten years out the … Continue reading Top 10 superhero films of the last decade
Upon hearing the news that Disney have recently acquired Lucasfilm I asked myself this question. Good old George, the 68-year-old filmmaker sold Lucasfilm for $4.05bn (£2.5bn), my initial reaction was … Continue reading Can Disney save Star Wars?
This piece slightly follows on from my recent post on how Hayden Christensen ruined Star Wars. After writing I began to think about the other actors in those films, particularly … Continue reading Natalie Portman’s top 5 performances
For this posting I’d like to discuss the evolution of the Marvel universe. I recently – finally – got around to seeing The Avengers. Or, as it’s known in the … Continue reading Marvel – masters of the cinematic universe