Avengers: Infinity War

The entire Marvel Cinematic Universe comes together to combat a threat to the universe itself in Joe and Anthony Russo’s Avengers: Infinity War. Reviewing a film like this is a very difficult task because there has never really been a film like this. It isn’t a direct sequel to anything specific nor is it a…

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…

Live by Night

An up and coming Gangster tries to establish himself as being a credible player among his contemporaries in the cut throat prohibition era in Ben Affleck’s Live by Night. Ben Affleck has never really impressed me as an actor -other than playing Batman or in The Accountant– so I find his directorial efforts to be…

Kneel Before Pod – Star Trek Beyond

The bridge crew consisting of myself (Craig), Sandy, Angus and Natalie reassembled to complete our discussions of the rebooted Star Trek films by talking about Star Trek Beyond. The review of the film can be found here. Please be advised that there are significant spoilers for the film but the audio does forewarn you of…

Star Trek Beyond

Justin Lin takes the director’s chair from J.J. Abrams to deliver Star Trek Beyond; the third in the alternate reality reboot of Star Trek. Three years ago I walked out of the midnight screening of Star Trek Into Darkness as an angry man. Nobody should be as angry as I was at 2am and I…