Brightburn – Review

Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before. When an alien spacecraft lands in Kansas, a farm couple find a baby inside. As the boy grows it becomes clear he’s different. He exhibits unusual st...

X-Men: Dark Phoenix – Review

The X-Men series has been a massive hit for Fox with overall quality backing up its box office success. The franchise had something of a mini-reboot with Days of Future Past which merged the First Cl...

Avengers: Endgame – Review

The wait is over. A year has passed since Thanos snapped his fingers and left audiences in tears. Never before has a superhero film ended on such a massive downer. It seemed unfathomable that we’d ne...
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Shazam! – Review

Something is happening in the DC extended universe. First of all, we previewed Todd Phillips’ new Joker movie, to an absolute frenzy of anticipation. And now, we cannot lavish enough praise on ...
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The Joker – First Trailer

Looking more akin to a Pierrot clown than any other previous imagining of the Joker, Joaquin Phoenix deftly waltzes on to our screens to searing violins and Jimmy Durante’s version of Smile. And, in ...
Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel – Review

I’m going to hold my hands up. Prior to yesterday’s viewing, I was deeply sceptical about Captain Marvel. I was worried that, instead of being pure, superhero fun, that it was going to be a moralisti...

Bumblebee – Review

When the announcement was made that the Transformers franchise was expanding it filled me with dread. After the first film, that was reasonably entertaining, there have been diminishing returns from ...

Reign of the Supermen – Review

Superman is dead, long live Superman. After being pummelled to death by Doomsday in The Death of Superman, the last son of Krypton is laid to rest. Or is he? His tomb is soon found to be empty and re...

Venom

It feels that the term superhero fatigue suffers from a weary overuse of its own. Audiences and critics like to tweet the term whenever a new comic book movie is released that they don’t like the loo...