Tag Archives: Marvel

Film Review – Spider-Man: Far from Home

Spider-Man: Far from Home delivers at the high standard one has come to expect from Marvel films. Playful, exciting, funny, and occasionally touching, it doesn’t quite scale the surreal, envelope pushing heights of last year’s animated Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse, … Continue reading

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Film Review – X-Men: Dark Phoenix

X-Men: Dark Phoenix brings down the curtain on this decade’s iteration of the classic Marvel comics mutant ensemble. This time, writer/director Simon Kinberg seems to have taken to heart the old adage; “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try … Continue reading

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Film Review – Avengers Endgame

The Marvel cinematic universe is to this generation what the heyday of Lucas and Spielberg was to my generation. Consequently, Avengers Endgame is an event cinema milestone, and a hugely satisfying culmination of eleven years of blockbuster superhero filmmaking based … Continue reading

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Film Review – Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel, the latest entry in the Marvel Universe, is a fast, fun sci-fi adventure. It doesn’t rank among their best, but it is far from their worst. I am unfamiliar with the comics, but the plot in the film … Continue reading

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Film Review – Ant-Man and the Wasp

Not every Marvel movie needs to be about saving the Universe. Ant-Man and the Wasp is refreshingly small scale, in relative terms of course, following the Universe shaking events of Avengers Infinity War. Or rather before them, as a key … Continue reading

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Film Review – Avengers Infinity War

A better title for Avengers Infinity War might be Now That’s What I Call Marvel, or The Lord of the Infinity Stones. This film feels like a compilation album of greatest superhero hits on the scale of Tolkien’s masterpiece. As … Continue reading

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Marvel Movies rated least to greatest

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a genuinely extraordinary popular cinematic phenomenon. Consistently entertaining, playful and ambitious, it comprises many well-known and less well-known superheroes, connecting their stories through film and TV series in ways previously considered impossible. Since its inception, … Continue reading

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Film Review – Black Panther

The latest from Marvel is an absolute blast – a wild, giddy, colourful thrill ride which gives superhero Black Panther a fabulous standalone film, having been introduced so effectively in Captain America: Civil War. The story takes place mostly in … Continue reading

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Film Review – Thor Ragnarok

One key returning character from the Marvel Universe in Thor Ragnarok has been thoroughly spoiled in trailers, posters and other publicity around the film. Had this particular reappearance not been revealed by the marketing department, it could have been a … Continue reading

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Film Review – Spider-man: Homecoming

In recent years, Spider-man reboots have become as frequent as shock election results. Understandable then, that one should approach this latest iteration with a certain weary cynicism. However, I am pleased to report that for the most part, Spider-man: Homecoming … Continue reading

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