Category Archives: Movies

3 Times George Clooney Was a Surprisingly Badass Batman (And 3 Where He Was Just Bad)

When asked to identify the best onscreen Batman; some might say Ben Affleck looking, as he does, like he’s just strolled off a comic book page or a frame from Batman: The Animated Series. They might say that Christian Bale’s nuance and earnest charisma earn him the right Continue Reading

Film Review- Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)- Extremely Positive

It’s finally happened.

What was once the fervent dream of legions of vociferous fanboys is finally a reality. We have Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sharing the screen with the likes of Iron Man and Captain America. After a spectacular (yes I went there) debut in Captain America: Civil Continue Reading

The MCU “Villain Problem”-Part Two

Click here to check out ‘The MCU “Villain Problem”- Part One’.

Here we are again, fandom feeders!

Having traversed Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in our Commen-tables and just got our teeth stuck into Captain America: Civil War, I thought that now might be the time to … Continue Reading

MINI REVIEW- The Mummy (2017)

Haven’t you heard?

Simply everyone has a shared universe these days?

Marvel Studios have one, Warner Brothers / DC have got one, Transformers / Hasbro have one (God help us), even Sony are so confident that they’re trying to create a shared Spiderverse without Spider-Man.

Given that Universal own the … Continue Reading

Film Review- Wonder Woman (2017)- Overwhelmingly Positive 

Make no mistake, there was a lot riding on this film.

Patty Jenkins’ passion project (and a passion project it was, Ms Jenkins first petitioned Warner Brothers to direct a Wonder Woman film right after directing 2003’s Monster nearly fifteen years ago) was fighting a battle on two fronts since … Continue Reading

The Wonder Woman Reading List

This weekend, history will be made.

On Thursday the 1st of June Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017) will bring the most enduring and iconic woman in comics to a broad, international audience.

It would take some doing to argue against the epochal nature of the character, or her status as … Continue Reading

Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)- Extremely Positive

Ask any band and they’ll back me up on this, success will either make or break you!

While there’s no denying that Marvel Studios were already a powerhouse by 2014, especially in the wake of 2012’s Avengers, even the most confident executives must have been a tad gun-shy prior … Continue Reading