Filed under: Movie Reviews | Tags: Amy Adams, General Zod, Henry Cavill, Jonathan Kent, Jor-El, Kal-El, Krypton, Laurence Fishburne, Lois Lane, Man of Steel, Martha Kent, Michael Shannon, Perry White, Russell Crowe, Superman, Zack Snyder
It seems like forever since that first trailer graced the internet and got fans all hyped with the possibilities a new take on everyone’s favourite Krytponian. The disappointment from Superman Returns hidden away in our minds and any worries over where Zack Snyder may take us held at bay by the sheer scale of those early images. (more…)
Filed under: Movie Reviews | Tags: Aldrich Killian, avengers, Ben Kingsley, Captain America, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Iron Patriot, Iron-Man, Joss Whedon, Kenneth Brannagh, Mandarin, Pepper Potts, Thor
Phase Two of Marvels series of movies kicked off in a similar way to Phase One – with an Iron Man film and after some pretty impressive trailers and glimpses of The Mandarin and Pepper in the latest armour designed by Tony…..I was fairly hyped……enough to book tickets for a midnight showing.
Filed under: Movie Reviews | Tags: Andrea Riseborough, Joseph Kosinski, Morgan Freeman, Oblivion, Radical, Scavs, Tom Cruise, Tron:Legacy
The April release of Oblivion sees Tom Cruise step back into the sci-fi genre but with a very different approach to his previous roles in the likes of Minority Report and War of the Worlds – as the high action set-pieces have given way to a much steadier paced film. Perhaps not to everyone’s liking but this definitely brings with it a lot of positives. (more…)
Filed under: Movie Reviews | Tags: 2000AD, John Wagner, Judge Anderson, Judge Dredd, Karl Urban, Lena Headey, Ma-Ma, Mega City One, Olivia Thirlby, Slo-Mo
Released just this week and with a nod of approval from Judge Dredd co-creator John Wagner the Comics Anonymous group were pretty psyched for a fresh new take on Mega City One’s most famous resident.
Filed under: Movie Reviews | Tags: Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Aunt May, Captain Stacy, Curt Connors, Denis Leary, Emma Stone, Gwen Stacy, Martin Sheen, Peter Parker, Sally Fields, The Lizard, Uncle Ben
Spider-fan, Spider-fan, watches whatever a Spider-fan can and grabbing the Independence Day release in 2012 is The Amazing Spider-Man – a reboot which brings the much loved Marvel character into the 21st century. Although, ten years after Sam Raimi brought the character to our cinemas and a mere five years after Spider-Man 3 brought his directing run to an end – did the big screen really need a new Spidey so soon?? (Spoilers ahead)
Filed under: Movie Reviews | Tags: Agent Coulson, avengers, Black Widow, Captain America, Chitauri, Cosmic Cube, hawkeye, hulk, Iron-Man, Loki, Marvel Studios, Nick Fury, SHIELD, Stan Lee, Thor
The ultimate Marvel team-up finally hit screens here last night for the UK, a week ahead of the US who get the film on the 4th May. The question on everyone’s lips since its announcement was “Could Joss Whedon pull it off?” (SPOILER ALERT!! – although I’ve tried to keep away from giving any of the finer details)