GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 REVIEW: GROOVY AS EVER, MARVEL

Guest review by: Callum The Critic Check out his film blog here What can I say about this? Well, let’s get one thing out of the way and that is my thoughts on the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” film. Talk about a very odd relationship as far as any of the Marvel films go, when … Continue reading GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 REVIEW: GROOVY AS EVER, MARVEL

Logan review: A Future Classic

Guest review by: Callum The Critic Check out his film review blog here I think the first step of making a truly excellent piece of cinema is attitude. If you go down a checklist of the technical things that are considered necessary for good filmmaking and good storytelling, following modern conventions of cinematography, lighting, acting and … Continue reading Logan review: A Future Classic

REVIEW ‘Kong: Skull Island’

"Ancient species owned this earth long before we did,” warns scientist Bill Randa (John Goodman), in Kong: Skull Island, first King Kong film since Peter Jackson’s 2005 remake. 1973 sees the end of the Vietnam War, and also the year when humanity discovers prehistoric creatures and a big ass monkey. A group of scientists, led by … Continue reading REVIEW ‘Kong: Skull Island’

Doctor Strange Mystifies

"Might I offer you some advice? Forget everything that you know," quotes secondary protagonist Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Doctor Strange. Fourteen movies in, the ever expanding MCU needs refreshment after the large scale superhero clash in the previous Captain America: Civil War. I had some degree of trepidation walking into this … Continue reading Doctor Strange Mystifies

“The Accountant” Calculates, But With Some Error

It's been an interesting year for actor/director Ben Affleck, who, after donning the cape and cowl earlier this year in the mega blockbuster, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, plays an autistic accountant, moonlighting as an assassin and financial consultant for foreign and domestic criminal organizations in Gavin O'Connor's (Warrior) low-budget action mystery thriller, The Accountant. After Christian Wolff … Continue reading “The Accountant” Calculates, But With Some Error

New Doctor Strange Footage Takes Audiences to a Whole New Dimension

Tonight, Marvel held special events in select theaters across the country, previewing 15 minutes of footage, in IMAX 3D, from their upcoming release, Doctor Strange. Thankfully, I was able to snag a ticket to one of the venues hosting the event. I must admit that before going in, I wasn’t all that excited about Doctor … Continue reading New Doctor Strange Footage Takes Audiences to a Whole New Dimension

Three Men Wrote Wonder Woman, And Why It’s Not A Problem

There was a recent article on The Verge about how Wonder Woman's solo film being written by three men is an issue. They then went on about how Wonder Woman was created by male psychologist named Dr. William Moulton Marston with the influence of his wife, Elizabeth, and their partner, Olivia Byrne. Alright, fine. That … Continue reading Three Men Wrote Wonder Woman, And Why It’s Not A Problem