20 films in and after the extravagant success that was Infinity War, Marvel Studios have to keep offering something fresh. Origin stories can do this to some extent, particularly if the superhero is one we have never seen the likes of before, … Continue reading Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) Review
Success can breed familiarity and complacency so it wouldn’t surprise anyone if Marvel started to drop the ball on their Cinematic Universe but Black Panther seems to be showing that the studio has ambitions and plans beyond their universe-building event … Continue reading Black Panther (2018) Review
This summer sees the release of Independence Day sequel Resurgence and most people have viewed it with a collective “meh.” This seems ridiculous considering how huge the first movie was and how it ranks among many people’s top science-fiction films, … Continue reading Are audiences bored of city-destroying carnage?
Captain America is the best stand-alone Marvel studios movie yet. The film manages to take a superhero who is very generic and boring and find the elements that make him such an appealing and long-lasting part of the superhero genre. I … Continue reading Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) Review