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,…

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Straight up, I enjoyed this film for what is was. It was visually striking, with the tonal shifts and beasts. The use of an extreme close up on Theseus and Leta as they talked to Newt at the start of the film conveyed the sheer pressure and how uncomfortable Newt felt around them – the…

Ready Player One

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Release Date: 28th March 2018 (UK) // 29th March 2018 (US) My thoughts coming out of the cinema? Wow. Just….

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…

Hidden Figures

The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. Release Date: Out Now US/17 February 2017 Based on the true story of coloured women working for NASA in the 1960’s, Hidden Figures focuses on three women who obviously have…

Happy New Year!

Well, 2017 is here and the hunger for reading is still apparent and even growing amongst the population. in 2016 with big releases such as the screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the ever funny David Walliams hitting the nail on the head for the children’s book market it might not…

Moana

In Ancient Polynesia, when an terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the demigod to set things right.Release Date: Out Now (US) December 2nd (UK)I have to say right out the bat, this film is absolutely adorable and should be bigger than Frozen…

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Release Date: Out now Okay I haven’t done a review in awhile so I apologise if this seems sloppy but I may just fangirl a lot because oh my god this movie!! As Talia said, as soon as you hear the first chord of Hedwigs Lullaby, it is almost as if the Wizarding World has…