MCU Retrospective: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Directors: Anthony and Joe Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo The Overview As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history:... Continue Reading →

MCU Retrospective: Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Director: Alan Taylor Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Eccleston, Jaime Alexander, Zachary Levi, Kat Dennings, Stellan Skarsgård The Overview When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves. The... Continue Reading →

MCU Retrospective: Iron Man 3 (2013)

Director: Shane Black Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce, Don Cheadle, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley The Overview When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. (Source: IMDb) The Review After the huge, ground-breaking success of The Avengers, we're now back... Continue Reading →

MCU Retrospective: The Avengers (2012)

Director: Joss Whedon Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders The Overview Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki (Hiddleston) and his alien army from... Continue Reading →

MCU Retrospective: Thor (2011)

Director: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Stellan Skarsgård, Clark Gregg, Idris Elba The Overview The powerful, but arrogant god Thor (Hemsworth), is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.  The Review Following on from Iron... Continue Reading →

Missing Link (2019) – Review

Directed by: Chris Butler Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Timothy Olyphant, Matt Lucas The Overview Mr. Link (Galifianakis) recruits explorer Sir Lionel Frost (Jackman) to help find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight (Saldana), this trio of explorers travel the world... Continue Reading →

March 2019 – Review Roundup

Shazam! Directed by: David F. Sandberg Starring: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Mark Strong, Djimon Hounsou, Grace Fulton, Faithe Herman, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Cooper Andrews, Marta Milans Shazam! is exactly the type of film that DC should be making; fun, throwaway, self-referential, but very much standalone. There's nods to the wider DC world,... Continue Reading →

Captain Marvel (2019) – Review

Director(s): Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, Annette Bening, Lashana Lynch, Clark Gregg, Gemma Chan The Overview Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. The Review With her appearance... Continue Reading →

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