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…

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

The Marvel Cinematic Universe returns to outer space with James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2; the story of Peter Quill learning about his origins. I’ll start this by saying that I had issues with the first Guardians of the Galaxy. Most of them stemmed from my personal inability to connect with the tone. Everything…

The Fate of the Furious

The Fast and The Furious franchise roars back onto screens this weekend with its eighth cinematic instalment, F Gary Gray’s The Fate of the Furious (F8, get it?).   Officially Universal’s most successful property, Fate commands the biggest budget of the series so far – a staggering $250m, almost seven times that of the original.  Many…

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

A squad of soldiers is honoured by appearing in a Thanksgiving football game Halftime show after becoming a symbol of hope for the American people in Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. Contrast is what underscores this film. For these soldiers the glitz and glamour of a the celebrity focused halftime show couldn’t be…

Marvel Ranking

With the upcoming release of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron I figured I’d throw my hat in the ring and attempt my own Marvel Ranking. Below you’ll find my list of the Marvel movies in order of quality from worst to best. It’s something that a lot of websites do so I thought it’d be…

On the Silver Screen – Guardians of the Galaxy

As their second phase of interconnected films comes to an end, Marvel sets the cosmic stage with James Gunn’s ambitous space opera Guardians of the Galaxy. Based on the recent comics of the same name, Guardians of the Galaxy follows a group of misfits as they are drawn into a story that seems bigger than…