Marvel Cinematic Universe Ranking Phase II

Since the last time I did this list there have been more films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe so I saw fit to update that list ahead of the imminent release of the long awaited Avengers: Infinity War. I’ve altered some of the text on the entries that belonged to the previous list where…

The Cloverfield Paradox

Netflix surprises viewers with a new entry in the mysterious Cloverfield franchise with Julius Onah’s outer space thriller The Cloverfield Paradox. I’d happily go on record saying that I really like the Cloverfield franchise. Before this entry it consisted of two movies that don’t seem to connect to each other unless you read lots of…

The Zookeeper’s Wife

Niki Caro’s The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the true life tale of Antonina and Jan Zabinski, the former keepers of the Warsaw Zoo who were forced to relocate once Nazi Germany invaded Poland. The premise of this film intrigued me. I can’t think of many films where the effects of War on animals are explored to…

Kneel Before Pod – Captain America: Civil War

It’s time for another Kneel Before Pod. On this episode myself (Craig), Aaron and Chris -who appears for the first time- got together over the internet to talk about the latest Marvel movie Captain America: Civil War. Through the discussion we talk about our reactions to the conflict as well as new characters like Black…

Captain America: Civil War

It’s Avenger vs. Avenger in Captain America: Civil War when Steve Rogers aka Captain America (Chris Evans) and Tony Stark aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) disagree with legal measures that various governments around the world want to place on the Avengers because they fear how dangerous a team of superhumans can be. Loosely based…

Burnt

John Wells’ Burnt casts Bradley Cooper as badboy chef Adam Jones who tries to gain the coveted third Michelin Star to have a physical sign of the perfection that he strives to achieve. Burnt tows a thin line with the main character. On paper Adam Jones is everything that should be unlikeable. He’s rude, arrogant,…