Movie review: Justice League

Movie review: Justice League Less angst, more bantz. A retcon, or ‘retroactive continuity’ is a term commonly associated with comics whereby new information supersedes what you thought you knew about an event in the past, normally to facilitate a change of direction. Or motivation. Or tone. In the case of Zack Snyder’s DC team up […]

Movie review: Happy Death Day

Movie review: Happy Death Day Live. Die Repeat. Live. Die. Repeat. A lazy hybrid of several time loop and slasher movies before it, but sadly without the smarts or wit of its contemporaries, Christopher B. Landon’s horror-mystery Happy Death Day asks the question ‘what if Groundhog Day but with MURDER?’ Teresa, or Tree, (Jessica Rothe) […]

Review: Fast and Furious 8

Review: Fast and Furious 8 *deep breath* Where do you even start? The eighth (eighth!) instalment of the high octane, street racing/espionage hybrid shows no sign of slowing down – quite the opposite – and you have to wonder how this particular franchise transcended it’s rather modest (and hokey) beginnings to become the bulletproof behemoth […]

Movie review: Star Trek Beyond by @Jonny_C85 at @OdysseyCinemas 

Strange as it may seem that in a summer blockbuster season where many a film has gone big and failed (Batman V Superman, X-Men Apocalypse, Independence Day: Resurgence) that Star Trek Beyond is the best of the bunch as it succeeds by going small, or at least more intimate. You could say it’s…illogical. But we […]

Review: Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

In 2013 Man of Steel, the second cinematic reboot of the Superman character, divided opinion amongst fans and critics, with some controversial changes made to the Superman character which caused many to complain that he had become a sombre, dour, depressing character. To remedy this, the filmmakers have decided to pit Superman against that most […]

Movie Review: Deadpool

Movie Review: Deadpool Comic book fan favourite Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) arrives in his own star vehicle – after the debacle that befell the character in his first cinematic appearance in 2009’s woeful Wolverine solo outing – complete with all the blood, guts, swearing and violence the Marvel anti-hero has become synonymous with.   Riddled with various […]