X-Men: Dark Phoenix

The X-Men find themselves faced with a threat from within when one of their own gains unimaginable power that they are unable to control in Simon Kinberg’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix. It has been 19 years since the release of Bryan Singer’s X-Men; a film that would end up having a significant contribution to the superhero…

X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer gives us another dose of Mutant Mayhem with X-Men: Apocalypse; an entry that tries to be bigger than any X-Men film that we’ve had before. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing as sequels are designed to raise the stakes in such a way that the challenge feels different to the one in the…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episodes 20 & 21

“Twilight of the Apprentice” Star Wars Rebels ends the second season in a double length episode that takes the resident Force Sensitive characters to a desolate world seeking knowledge. Ever since Ahsoka was reintroduced at the end of the first season the prospect of her coming into conflict with her former master, Anakin Skywalker aka…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 19

“The Mystery of Chopper Base” Star Wars Rebels gears up for the season finale with one last fun adventure for the Ghost crew before the really dark storytelling begins. Much of this season has reminded the audience that the Rebels need a base to help coordinate their efforts against the Empire. It has taken a…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 18

“The Forgotten Droid” Star Wars Rebels gives Chopper his own episode as he goes out on his own and befriends an Imperial Droid in the process. I don’t have an awful lot to say about this episode as it was largely a chore to sit through. A Chopper centric episode could be an opportunity to…

Star Wars Rebels- Season 1 Episode 17

“Shroud of Darkness” Star Wars Rebels brings the Inquisitors back into the fold as Ezra, Ahsoka and Kanan visit the Jedi Temple on Lothal to seek guidance. This episode has a really exciting opening showing how well Kanan and Ezra work together as they take on the Inquisitors. Ezra’s abilities are shown to have grown…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 16

“The Honourable Ones” Star Wars Rebels does a story similar to Enemy Mine or any number of science fiction and fantasy TV episodes as Zeb is stuck on a planet with Kallus as his only companion. There’s a reason that this story appears time and time again in fiction and it’s a really simple one;…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 15

“Homecoming” Star Wars Rebels focuses another episode on Hera as she reunites with her father and leads a mission to capture a strategically important Imperial ship. One thing this season has done well is begin to bridge the gap between The Clone Wars and this show by bringing back both major and minor characters to…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 14

“The Call” Star Wars Rebels has the Ghost crew sent on a mission to steal an Imperial fuel shipment when their own supplies are running low. The predicament is laid on pretty thick from the opening seconds of the episode. Fuel on the Ghost is dangerously low and they clearly aren’t going to get much…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 2 Episode 13

“Legends of the Lasat” Star Wars Rebels focuses on Zeb as he is faced with his past when the Ghost crew help two members of his species find a new home. This show has had such an uneven second season so far. Even the really good ideas are somewhat butchered in their execution to the…