Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame (Cert 12A) US (2019) Dir. Anthony Russo & Joe Russo Lament all you want, but after eleven years and twenty-one films, the sprawling, chaotic, and certainly never dull interconnected Marvel Cinema Universe is about to reach its climax with entry number twenty-two. But it can’t really be the end, can it? But I … Continue reading Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War (Cert 12A) US (2018) Dir. Anthony Russo & Joe Russo You knew it was coming. After years of crossing over into each other’s solo films and the two collective outings as The Avengers, we finally reached the point where most of the major franchises of the Marvel universe come together for one … Continue reading Avengers: Infinity War

Spotlight

Spotlight US (2015) Dir. Tom McCarthy They say God moves in mysterious ways when a certain sticky situation is either avoided or resolved in a timely manner but sometimes even the Almighty is unable to save the more pernicious members of his flock. Then again perhaps even He would turn his back on the villains … Continue reading Spotlight

Avengers – Age Of Ultron

Avengers - Age Of Ultron (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Marvel) Running Time: 141 minutes approx. When Avengers Assemble became the third highest grossing film of all time in 2012 the sequel was not only inevitable but no doubt already commissioned before the champagne bottle was opened during the opening weekend celebrations. Then again … Continue reading Avengers – Age Of Ultron

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Entertainment One) Running Time: 134 minutes approx. If there was ever a caveat that accompanied the slogan “Based on a true story” it is that sometimes it is hard to believe these incidents actually took place. When presented via the medium of film, they are often diluted and glamorised by … Continue reading Foxcatcher

Avengers Assemble

Avengers Assemble (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Paramount Pictures) Running Time: 137 minutes approx When an alien power source called the Tesseract is stolen by Asgardian god Loki (Tom Hiddleston) from under the nose of S.H.I.E.L.D director Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), the only course of action to counter the imminent alien invasion Loki has … Continue reading Avengers Assemble