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

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

Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2 US (2018) Dir. Brad Bird Usually in Hollywood, when a film becomes a massive hit the studio bean counters start making plans for a sequel. After the success of The Incredibles in 2004, Brad Bird of Pixar decided to work on other projects instead of instantly capitalising on his latest cash cow, making … Continue reading Incredibles 2

Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island (Cert 12A) US (2017) Dir. Jordan Vogt-Roberts It seems you can’t keep a good ape down. Having first appeared in 1933, the brainchild of Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace has since spawned a son, a distant cousin, a Japanese cousin, a Japanese mecha-cousin, a cartoon version and two remakes and a … Continue reading Kong: Skull Island

The Legend Of Tarzan

The Legend Of Tarzan US (2016) Dir. David Yates So, 98 years after Elmo Lincoln first donned the famous loin cloth to play Edgar Rice-Burroughs’ legendry creation, Hollywood unleashes it’s long awaited, long gestating modern entry into the Tarzan canon. Can British director David Yates (helmer of the last four Harry Potter films) do the … Continue reading The Legend Of Tarzan

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

Captain America – The Winter Soldier

Captain America - The Winter Soldier (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Marvel) Running Time: 136 minutes approx. I have to confess that I never really have been able to take Captain America seriously not just because of the hokey costume but I’m not a big fan of America’s flag waving. I just can’t help but … Continue reading Captain America – The Winter Soldier

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