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Tag Archive: Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Stuck on rewind in space

Vol. 2 has the revelry of the first, but it feels regimented, like a party planner hired to recapture the magic of a spontaneous night out.

The Hubris of X-Men: Apocalypse

Goes through an identity crisis while suffering the hubris of assuming superhero movies are too big to fail.

Captain America: Civil War is All Glory and No Guts

Good job, Marvel.

Monthly Movie Debrief: February Edition

The Debrief podcast is a little like a Backstreet Boy, it’s back!

The Caged Heat of ‘Deadpool’

Deadpool tries to rebel but it’s as insubordinate as a kid wearing a Megadeth T-shirt to Church on a Sunday.

Review – Avengers: Age of Ultron

An entertaining compromise.

Review – Guardians of the Galaxy

Gate crashes Marvel’s cinematic stable and instantly becomes the life of the party

Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Two seems to be the magic number for Spider-Man films. Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2 is a sequel that outdoes the first film, and director Marc Webb’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 is such a massive improvement over its predecessor that it may cause whiplash.

Review – Captain America: Winter Soldier

If a Tom Clancy novel had an affair with a comic book the lovechild would be Captain America: Winter Soldier. The final product is a tug-of-war between grit and goof.

The Week In Fist Pumps

Hello ridiculously good looking reader. It’s time for another bite from crumpet that is The Week in Fist Pumps which features thing making me happy outside the cinema. A combination of fist pumps… Continue reading

Review – Thor: The Dark World

In Thor it was explained that in that on the God of Thunder’s home world, Asgard, science and magic are one and the same thus nicely slotting the character into Marvel Studio’s roster… Continue reading

The Week In Fist Pumps

Ahoy hoy and congratulations! You made it through another week of floating through space and here are the things that have been making the little blue ball we live on a better place… Continue reading

The Week in Fist Pumps

In an attempt to correct the karmic disarray of my life I’ve decided to finish off the working week by shining the spotlight on a few things that are making me happy outside… Continue reading

Review – The Wolverine

Comic book films should capture the essence of the pages the colourful characters inhabit but should also reflect the process. Teams of superheroes have worked together in comics and spent time alone in… Continue reading

Review – Iron Man 3

Clothes make the man, but does the armour make the Iron Man? Rather than lift Tony Stark/Iron Man’s stakes on the mythic superhuman scale, writer/director Shane Black strips back the character in ‘Iron… Continue reading