There aren’t many franchises delivering what Mission Impossible does with each (recent) instalment; a clever, action-packed blockbuster movie. Where most franchises start to get tired after 4 or 5, Mission Impossible seems to carry on with little regard for what is … Continue reading Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) Review
Although Man of Steel wasn’t the return to the big screen that people wanted for Superman, Zack Snyder actually got a lot right. On first watch you can be blinded by what the movie is doing wrong that it overshadows all the things … Continue reading Man of Steel (2013) Re-View
Batman V Superman should be met with fervent excitement the likes we haven’t seen since a certain franchise returned for a seventh belated sequel. Instead of getting fans clamouring for information, first glimpses or even queuing round the block to see the superhero juggernauts finally … Continue reading Why it is too soon for Batman V Superman.
You would be forgiven for thinking that director Zack Snyder had pulled the wool over your eyes. The marketing for this movie is effective. It promises one of the biggest battles in comic book history, if not pop-culture history. Everybody has … Continue reading Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Review
This week sees the release of the movie which pits two of the biggest comic book characters against each other for the first time on the big screen. Before we see whether Snyder can deliver the movie we all hope it … Continue reading Batman vs Superman: Who is better?
The comic-book adaptations that DC have done, particularly for Batman, have been fantastic. Using animation means that they can stay as faithful to the original comic book as possible and in most cases, it leads to a direct, almost frame for … Continue reading Review 400: The Dark Knight Returns (Part 2) (2013)
Being both a movies fan and a comic book/superhero fan can be both positive and negative. The positive side is that whenever I see a very clever superhero film, with in-jokes, reference to the wider comic universe, other characters or … Continue reading Man of Steel (2013) Review
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst Actors who have played Superman
I‘ve now offered DC two solid pieces of advice for launching their Justice League movie but I don’t think they’ve even read them! (Incidentally, you can read my previous advice here and here). Now Marvel have launched “Phase 2” with Iron Man … Continue reading Why DC should launch Justice League on TV instead…
Last summer was arguably the best ever for superhero films. It had one of the biggest movies ever, let alone superhero movie, an almost-perfect end to an almost-perfect trilogy and a very strong reboot of a series that needed it. This year has … Continue reading Iron Man versus Thor versus Superman!