Movie Review – Black Widow

Black Widow US (2021) Dir. Cate Shortland I know, Black Widow was killed in Avengers Endgame but the great thing about films is you can set a story at any time, as is the case with this fleshing out of the history of the prominent female member of the Avengers. Set in 2016, Natasha Romanoff … Continue reading Movie Review – Black Widow

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home US (2019) Dir. Jon Watts So, you thought it was all over with Avengers Endgame? Think again. The world is a dangerous place and a superhero’s work is never over that easily, and with the loss of key members of the Avengers, the world needs heroes more than ever. In the … Continue reading Spider-Man: Far From Home

Doomed – The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four

Doomed - The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four US (2015) Dir. Marty Langford From the file marked “Enquiring Minds Need To Know” comes what for many comic book fans and movie buffs must be among the Holy Grail of tell all documentaries. For over twenty years the truth behind the self-defeating and … Continue reading Doomed – The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four

The Fantastic Four

The Fantastic Four US (1994) Dir. Oley Sassone The subject of this review is one of the more unique titles to be featured on this site, a film both notorious and celebrated for a number of reasons that have seen it earn its place in movie folklore despite it never actually being released! How is … Continue reading The Fantastic Four

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

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel (Cert 12A) US (2019) Dirs. Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck I’m showing my age here but until the announcement of this film, Captain Marvel to me was a male superhero in a red and white outfit and lightning bolt on his chest, the alter ego of schoolboy Billy Batson, transforming upon saying “Shazam!”. … Continue reading Captain Marvel

Ant-Man And The Wasp

Ant-Man And The Wasp US (2018) Dir. Peyton Reed The smallest superhero is back for another big screen adventure following on from his debut in 2015 and his appearance in Captain America: Civil War. Comic book fatigue is setting in for many filmgoers but the premise behind Ant-Man is so unique it might just be … Continue reading Ant-Man And The Wasp

Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/ 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment) Running Time: Theatrical Cut - 118 minutes approx. / Extended Cut - 133 minutes NB: This review is based on the Theatrical Cut The original Deadpool film was considered a huge gamble for Marvel, being a superhero flick aimed … Continue reading Deadpool 2

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

Black Panther

Black Panther (Cert 12A) US (2018) Dir. Ryan Coogler One noted surprise for Marvel fans when Captain America: Civil War hit the screens in 2016 was the appearance of Black Panther, a hitherto overlooked member of the Marvel universe, among the line-up of familiar faces. With Hollywood embroiled in a diversity scandal, this was a … Continue reading Black Panther