Superman: Man of Tomorrow

Superman

Chris Palmer’s Superman: Man of Tomorrow takes the Man of Steel right back to the beginning for a fresh take on his origin. Adapting a character that has been around for as long as Superman has and finding a different approach to telling the story of what led to him becoming the iconic hero is…

Tenet

Tenet

DISCLAIMER This film was viewed in a cinema and this review should in no way be taken as an endorsement of returning. The author of this review is based in Scotland where there are extensive distancing measures in place and the cinema is an activity that is considered relatively safe as long as restrictions are…

The New Mutants

New Mutants

DISCLAIMER This film was viewed in a cinema and this review should in no way be taken as an endorsement of returning. The author of this review is based in Scotland where there are extensive distancing measures in place and the cinema is an activity that is considered relatively safe as long as restrictions are…

Retro Review – Iron Man

Retro Review: Iron Man The 2008 film Iron Man spawned a generation of movies which have turned into a franchise worth billions of pounds. It is hard to imagine that prior to Robert Downey Jr’s witty and relatable portrayal of Tony Stark; good superhero movies were few and far between at the time. Usually, they…

Sonic the Hedgehog

SEGA’s blue blur mascot makes his way to the big screen in Jeff Fowler’s Sonic the Hedgehog. I’ve been a fan of Sonic for most of my life. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve me playing the old Sega Mega Drive -or Sega Genesis to some- games. The first game I ever completed was…

Bombshell

Bombshell

Jay Roach’s Bombshell details the circumstances that led to the departure of Fox News head Roger Ailes from the perspective of a group of women who come forward about his many counts of sexual harassment. The “Me Too” movement is in full swing at the moment with those who have been put in horrible positions…

Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

A young German boy finds his world view challenged when faced with a living example of what he has been trained to hate in Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit. On the surface this film could very much be considered a risk as the main character is a devout follower of Adolf Hitler to the point that the…

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

Skywalker

The Skywalker Saga is brought to an end in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker. It’s safe to say the new Star Wars trilogy has been a source of much controversy among fans for various reasons but the divide has been largely around whether you prefer The Force Awakens or…

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

It’s often said that the journey is more important than the destination, and it appears that Vince Gilligan would agree. The highly anticipated and much-hyped, El Camino (released 11th Oct on Netflix), follows in the footsteps of Better Call Saul, further expanding the universe of Breaking Bad, and answers fans’ questions about what happened to…

IT: Chapter Two

The better of Stephen King adaptations tend to be from stories absent of supernatural horror (such as The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption, Misery, Stand by Me and Gerald’s Game), so to get people on board with one driven entirely by such an aspect was quite an achievement for 2017’s IT. Upon release, the film…