Tag Archives: Movies

Ant-Man & Age of Ultron: Thoughts and Theories

This article will cover both upcoming Marvel movies: Ant-Man and Avengers II: Age of Ultron. ———————————– Yet more news from Marvel. That’s right, barely a fortnight after Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters worldwide the first image of Paul Rudd as “Ant-Man” has been released. I’ll tell you what, from the plot synopsis and gathering buzz around […]

Myths and Legends: Werewolves

Hello and welcome to the second part of this new series on the various myths and legends throughout history. This time around I’m focusing on another popular legend, a legend that has stood the test of time remarkably well and remains both a cinematic and supernatural horror novel staple to this day: Werewolves. This article […]

Film Review: Elysium

Film Review: Elysium Director: Neill Blomkamp Producer: Neill Blomkamp Studio: Alpha Core Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley. It goes without saying that I am fond of movies which try to be something more than what they are and do so without becoming pretentious about it. Very few movies pull that magic trick out […]

Film Review: The Wolverine

Film Review: The Wolverine Director: James Mangold Producer: Lauren Shuler Donner Studio: Marvel Entertainment, Seed Productions Starring: Hugh Jackman, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Famke Janssen, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Will Yun Lee Superhero and former X-Men member James Howlett (Aka. Logan / Wolverine) has spent the time following the events of X-Men: The Last Stand in self-imposed exile, having been emotionally shattered and left with little […]

Film Review: The World’s End

Film Review: The World’s End Director: Edgar Wright Producer: Nira Park Studio: Relativety Media, Working Title Productions Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan, Rosamund Pike The third and final installment of the critically acclaimed ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ “The World’s End” follows a group of friends who decide to reunite after twenty years apart to conquer a pub crawl they failed during […]

Top Five “Satirical” Comedies

Since I’m going to see “The World’s End” within a few hours (I’ll be sure to have the review up soon!) I feel it is about time I counted off the best comedic films I have seen in theaters. Comedy films and myself have a very sketchy relationship: I like them but only certain sub-genres. […]

Overdue a Proper Portrayal

We’ve had some good examples of graphic novel characters given justice on the big screen recently but there are still some whom I feel have either been on the receiving end of a shambolic portrayal or not been given one at all. In reality there is a fine line between a “comic book” and a […]

Film Review – Man of Steel

Film Review: Man of Steel Director: Zack Snyder Producer: Christopher Nolan Studio: Syncopy, DC Entertainment Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russel Crowe, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane An updated interpretation of one of the world’s most recognizable superheroes. Man of Steel follows the origins and dilemmas of Kal-El, also known as Clark Kent, as […]

What’s the deal with Zombies?

Every monster has their time in the limelight. Vampires and Werewolves, both staples of horror, had their time when the Underworld and Twilight franchises were in full flow. Now it seems that Zombies are the current ‘in-thing’ amongst both Hollywood and Gaming circles. Not only have we got “The Walking Dead” captivating audiences worldwide but […]

Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness Director: J.J Abrams Production Studio: Skydance, Bad Robot, Paramount Pictures Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine , Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise take on a new enemy from within their own ranks, an enemy with unclear motivations […]