Kneel Before Pod – The Last Last Jedicast

After a brief emotional Knee-Jerk reaction to the initial viewing of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi and a more detailed reaction from Craig, Angus, Natalie and Izaak, Chris and Aaron decide that they have more to add before it arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray. Aaron can be found on this very site and Chris can…

Black Panther

The Marvel Cinematic Universe brings the last stop on the long road to Avengers: Infinity War with Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. There’s no denying that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is an unstoppable juggernaut of films celebrating how interconnected they are and the fact that they are all building towards clear conclusions. With this being the…

Star Wars Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

The new Star Wars trilogy continues with Rian Johnson’s heavily anticipated Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. I was somewhat critical of The Force Awakens for its numerous callbacks to A New Hope in its narrative. In many ways it felt like a safe high budget remake in order to reinvigorate the franchise and appease newcomers…

War for the Planet of the Apes

The saga started in Rise of the Planet of the Apes comes to an end in Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes. I’ve been a huge fan of these films since the first one. Taking a well known concept like Planet of the Apes and turning it on its head to focus…

Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens

JJ Abrams brings Star Wars back to the big screen with The Force Awakens. This entry serves as the next part of the saga following on from Return of the Jedi as well as being a convenient jumping on point for new fans. This is going to be a difficult one to review as the…

Avengers: Age of Ultron

So, it’s finally here. Joss Whedon’s eagerly anticipated follow up to the hugely successful The Avengers -or Avengers Assemble if you live in certain places- finally lands on cinema screens in the form of Avengers: Age of Ultron. This film has big shoes to fill given the success of the first one and the innate…