It seems that my Friday post will almost certainly be about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But, I can assure you it is not as I start to take this blog business a lot more seriously, I am finding myself watching video essays. I have really enjoyed many that I have watched and I recently watched … Continue reading IS THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE OVER-RATED?
In this series I list ridiculous moments from real stupid films, I normally just make this series on DC films, I have made a "ridiculous moments from" on Suicide Squad, Batman vs. Superman, FAN4STIC and Justice League. This post, I am going to defend X-Men: Apocalypse, another very stupid comic book film, but surprisingly not a … Continue reading REVIEWBRUARY SEASON 2 [DAY 27]: RIDICULOUS MOMENTS FROM… X-MEN: APOCALYPSE
SYNOPSIS Dubbed the culmination of ten years of story telling, Avengers Infinity War brings together the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe (except the only person that counts). After Thanos (Josh Brolin) finally steps up (and gets out of that chair) to collect the infinity stones each of which grant him a different power, he intends to … Continue reading REVIEWBRUARY SEASON 2 [DAY 4]: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR [SPOILERS] 9/10 [A+].
So, here it is - ten years in the making, eighteen films down and it has all been leading up to this. Every Infinity War review I have read, shows how hard it is to review this film without spoiling anything. As I live in the UK, I managed to see it one day before … Continue reading REVIEWED: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR 9/10. SPOILER-FREE
Last year I made some Oscar predictions - which by the way, I got 20 out of 24 correct - and because I am so great at these predictions.. and I've spent so long reviewing all the Oscar films, so I could talk about them now. I am going to do the main categories at … Continue reading PREDICTIONS: 90th ACADEMY AWARDS PREDICTIONS
SYNOPSIS Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is the 2017 follow-up to the 1995 Robin Williams classic Jumanji. Set 22 years after the original, the actual game Jumanji has now transformed itself into a modern video game and after it is found by a boy in 1996 is then found by four students at Brantford High School … Continue reading REVIEWBRUARY [DAY 23]: JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE. 7/10 or a B.
SYNOPSIS Based on the Algiers Motel Incident in Detriot during 1967. Detroit is the 2017 film that is directed by Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker) and has a amazing cast that is comprised of John Boyega, Will Poulter, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, John Krasinski and Jason Mitchell. After police officers suspect that they hear gunfire, … Continue reading REVIEWBRUARY [DAY 22]: DETROIT. 7.5/10 or a B+.
SYNOPSIS I, Tonya follows the life of Tonya Harding; a Olympic figure skater who had everyone against her. I, Tonya explores her upbringing, her struggles and her Olympic career which all culminates in her infamous 1994 attack on Nancy Kerrigan (her rival) and the fallout of it. I, Tonya is set in the present; with … Continue reading REVIEWBRUARY [DAY 21]: I, TONYA. 8/10 or an A-.
SYNOPSIS Baby Driver is the 2017 film written and directed by Edgar Wright; the director of much loved films like Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Baby Driver follows a young getaway driver called... Baby (played by Ansel Elgort), who is the best in the game. Baby suffers from … Continue reading REVIEWBRUARY [DAY 20]: BABY DRIVER. 7.5/10 or a B+.
SYNOPSIS After her impressive "introduction" in the massively unimpressive Batman vs Superman, Wonder Woman was top of many's most looking forward to 2017 list, including mine, which you can find here. Set in 1917, we meet Diana Prince (Gal Gadot), the daughter of the Queen of the Amazonian island of Themyscia. The island is hidden, … Continue reading REVIEWBRUARY [DAY 13]: WONDER WOMAN 7.5 – B+