The first Guardians of the Galaxy was a pleasant surprise. By no means deviating from the tried and tested Marvel template but imbued with enough individuality and style to stand out. It did a grand job of introducing a new ...Read More »
Passengers: We were woken up too soon
It’s the last big blockbuster of the year, a sci-fi extravaganza with top dollar effects and two of the biggest names in the industry in the starring roles: Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. Passengers tells the story of two people ...Read More »
The Magnificent Seven: A clichéd Hollywood remake
I love Westerns. I love the bleakness, the dirt, gruff cowboys, and the acknowledgement that no matter what the cause, no death comes with glory. Remakes are always going to be tricky. Hollywood seems to think they are a safe ...Read More »
Passengers: Stand-alone scifi film confirmed by Sony
All hope for Hollywood might not be lost after all. Interesting stand-alone, big budget films are becoming a truly rare beast. Recently, Sony had been sitting on such a project, Passengers, umming and aahing over whether to green light the ...Read More »
Jurassic World: Your boyfriend’s a badass!
I am fed up with Hollywood churning out remakes and sequels of well-known franchises and previous hit films (and some flops even), but the latest incarnation of the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World, has proved some of these franchises still ...Read More »
Guardians of the Galaxy: No raccoons or tree creatures were harmed during the making of this film.
It is hard when a film is surrounded by as much hype as Guardians of the Galaxy has been. Marvel’s attempts to big up a very different kind of film in its recent oeuvre is understandable, they wanted the cinema ...Read More »
Who are your Guardians of the Galaxy?
Update The film is out now and it’s as glorious as I predicted in this article way back in March. If you’re looking for the Pop Verse review then look no further than HERE! Otherwise read on and check out ...Read More »
The Lego Movie: All I’m asking for is total perfection
*Spoiler free review* It is always difficult when a film is surrounded by a whole lotta hype. Do you buy into the hype and build up your excitement until you almost burst? Or do you keep a cool, cynical distance, ...Read More »
Guardians of the Galaxy: Why You Should Stop Worrying and Love the Raccoon
There’s something of a universal truth that the development of modern Internet culture has only reaffirmed: haters gon’ hate. For those who have made up their minds already, there won’t be much I can say to change that. But for ...Read More »