Avengers: Endgame (spoiler-free review)

2019 Directors: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Brolin Words – Nathan Scatcherd Since Iron Man all the way back in 2008, Marvel has enjoyed astonishing success with its shared cinematic universe experiment. Perhaps the ultimate legacy of the MCU will prove…

Captain Marvel

2019 Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, Annette Bening, Lashana Lynch, Clark Gregg, Rune Temte, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Chuku Modu, Matthew Maher, Akira Akbar Words: Toni Stanger As the first female-fronted superhero film from Marvel Studios, it’s no coincidence that…

Avengers: Infinity War

2018 Directors: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Peter Dinklage, Josh Brolin Words – Nathan Scatcherd So here we are. Ten years since Nick Fury appeared in…

Thor: Ragnarok

2017 Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson, Mark Ruffalo, Idris Elba, Carl Urban, Jeff Goldblum, Anthony Hopkins Words: Christian Abbott You can’t help but feel sorry for Thor; he has never really managed to find his place. It’s widely agreed that his first two outings are not the highlights…

Spider-Man: Homecoming

2017 – USA Director: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau Words: Josh Senior Let’s start things off here with some trivia, Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man in 2002 was the very first film that I sneaked into underage, a week or so before the advent of…

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 and began this entire journey. Eight years since Hollywood decided every…

Avengers: Age of Ultron

2015 – USA Director: Joss Whedon Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, James Spader, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie Words: J. Harris If you were to speak to some of the more die-hard Marvel fans they may try to explain how characters (Spiderman, the X-Men, etc) exist in a different ‘universe’…