Captain Marvel

Billed as Marvel’s first female led movie, this movie has faced a challenge in the media towards its release. Between Brie Larson’s feminism and diversity first attitude throughout the press tour and the trailers focusing on the HERo ideal, the movie had already alienated a large section of a particularly vocal audience. The question is,…

2018 – A Retrospective

Happy New Year to you all! Another year has come and gone and it truly feels like 2018 has flown by. In this post I am going to look back at my favourite books and movies of 2018 while looking forward into 2019 at what am I going to read and watch.  Books I started…

The Defenders (Netflix Series)

A cold rainy day heralded the release of Marvel and Netflix’s latest foray, The Defenders and as such this was surely a sign that it was suitable to binge all in one day. So that I did.  As a mini series we are greeted with eight episodes which are roughly set over the course of…

SpiderMan Homecoming

Release Date: Out Now (UK) This film is a refreshing look at SpiderMan. It isn’t like the incarnations we have seen before, Peter is younger and already in the thick of fighting crime in his local neighbourhood, Queens. The film opens, after the scene setting, with the revamped Marvel logo accompanied by the SpiderMan theme…

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Release Date: Out Now (UK) / May 5th (US) This film left me somewhat confused at the end. Was it great? Was it bad? You know, I…

Doctor Strange

A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts. Out Now: UK Out November 4th: US This movie is just as trippy as you might expect. Buildings move and dimensions and time and people and dead is reversed and Benedict Cumberbatch is his usual…