Category: Marvel and DC

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

2017 – USA Director: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Kurt Russell, Vin Diesel, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff Words: Nathan Scatcherd Originally conceived as Marvel’s intergalactic ‘B team’, 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy proved to be one of… Continue Reading “Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2”


2017 –  USA Director: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Richard E. Grant, Stephen Merchant Words: Nathan Scatcherd It’s been seventeen years since X-Men was released, and Hugh Jackman’s performance as everyone’s favourite adamantium-clawed mutant Wolverine catapulted the character… Continue Reading “Logan”

Doctor Strange

2016 – USA Director – Scott Derrickson Starring – Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong Words – Joe H.   Over the years there have been some mind-bending Doctor Strange comic book stories that have redefined the boundaries… Continue Reading “Doctor Strange”

Suicide Squad

2016 – USA Director: David Ayer Starring: Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Will Smith, Jai Courtney, Cara Delevingne, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis Words: S. Nix After DC’s deeply divisive Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad seems to be following the same vein in terms of a critical… Continue Reading “Suicide Squad”

Captain America: Civil War

2016 Director(s): Joe and Anthony Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Holland, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Rudd, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Sebastain Stan Words: C. Abbott So here we are, eight years on since Iron Man hit cinemas… Continue Reading “Captain America: Civil War”

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

2016 Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Jeremy Irons, Laurence Fishburne Words: J. Harris Batman v Superman was always going to have a tricky birth, having comic book stories of various incarnations in decades gone by… Continue Reading “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

View From The Night – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

2016/USA Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, Gal Godot Words: R. Topham For some time, Marvel films have been ruling the roost, so when the first trailer for the live action showdown of the world’s greatest heroes (who… Continue Reading “View From The Night – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”


2016/ USA, Canada Director: Tim Miller Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, Karan Soni Words: R. Topham Deadpool breaks so many rules it’s basically rewritten the book, creating a whole new genre of comedy/action/superhero/spoof movie in the process. Taking over and improving on the craic… Continue Reading “Deadpool”

Fantastic Four

2015/ USA Director: Josh Trank Starring: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell Words: J. Senior It’s hard to besmirch this film from the off without identifying who is truly to blame for the failure of Fantastic Four. However, you’ll have a job on trying to actually… Continue Reading “Fantastic Four”

The Dark Knight

2008/ UK, USA Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart Words: R. Topham The Dark Knight is critically and publicly regarded as one of, if not the, best Batman films of all time. Not only is this because of Heath Ledger’s universally admired performance… Continue Reading “The Dark Knight”