Thor: Ragnarok

Since the end of its so-called ‘Phase 1’ Marvel Studios ever-growing raft of movies has been something of a mixed bag and, while the likes of Captain America: Civil War and Black Panther, along with the Guardians of the Galaxy films in a slightly different way, have been enjoyable there’s been a lot that steers... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man: Homecoming

It's hard to escape the fact that this is the third iteration of Marvel's wise cracking web spinner in the past two decades. While Sam Raimi's Spider-Man was generally well received (for the first two appearances at least), Andrew Garfield's take on Peter Parker has at best been relegated to being a footnote in the... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s The Defenders

Over the last few years Marvel and Netflix have teamed up to give a place within the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) to some of the comic and movie juggernaut’s less brightly coloured characters. From Daredevil to Iron Fist the four initial characters, five if you count anti-hero Punisher who’s yet to have his own series,... Continue Reading →

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

When James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy was released in 2014 it was a breath of fresh air in a rapidly expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe that was already beginning to grow somewhat stale. Now, three years later, its sequel has appeared with far more anticipation and again the hope that it would help add something new... Continue Reading →

Captain America: Civil War

Thirteen films in to the series, how much more is there really to be said about Marvel’s ongoing output? Well, looking at Captain America: Civil War (the third Captain America film, thirteenth MCU film and arguably, third Avengers movie) there are two sides to this; one is that its very much more of the same,... Continue Reading →

Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Just a short time after watching a bona fide sci-fi classic focused on artificial intelligence in Blade Runner, my next cinema trip was to see another, somewhat different, sci-fi movie including artificial intelligence, Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Continuing the story of what has become know as the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), Age of Ultron throws... Continue Reading →

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