Kneel Before Pod – Wonder Woman

Craig, Angus and Natalie got together to discuss the latest instalment in the DC Expanded Universe; Wonder Woman. There was a massive variation in opinions but the conversation covered the film in detail as well as gender politics in Hollywood and the importance of representation in media. Craig, Angus and Natalie can all be found…

Wonder Woman

DC’s Extended Universe continues on with Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman; the origin story of the character that was introduced in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. There was a lot riding on this film. Other entries in the DC Extended Universe have had a mixed reception and there’s the extra baggage of female led superhero…

Kneel Before Pod – Trailer Chat – Justice League & Spider-Man: Homecoming

Kneel Before Pod is trying out a new feature where people get together and discuss trailers for upcoming films they’re excited about. This edition focuses on Justice League and Spider-Man: Homecoming. The discussion on Justice League features Craig, Chris and Aaron and the discussion on Spider-Man: Homecoming features Craig and Sandy. Craig and Aaron can…

Keeping Up With the Joneses

Suburban espionage is the order of the day in Greg Mottola’s Keeping Up With the Joneses when new neighbours come to a sleepy neighbourhood and immediately dazzle them with their worldliness. As contrasts go there is a lot of mileage this. Putting the exciting world of international espionage alongside the day to day existence of…

Criminal

Ariel Vromen’s Criminal is a race against time as the memories of a murdered CIA operate are implanted into a death-row inmate in the hope that he will help complete a critical mission. The underlying story is actually needlessly complicated. There’s this whole narrative around CIA Operative Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) tracking down a hacker…

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice finally gives DC and Warner Brothers the right to add themselves to the club of having a cinematic universe. It is only two films deep but that was Marvel once upon a time and other attempt to replicate that have been unsuccessful so it is a club…