Charlie’s Angels 2019

Firstly let me state that yes, I'm a man and I know this film wasn't really aimed at me. I totally understand why this film needed to be made, not that it needs validation from me as a man but that's the point- it's been a male-dominated world for too long and a change is... Continue Reading →

Superhero Films & Cinema

Recently, director Martin Scorsese made comments during an interview that inflamed a lot of film buffs and especially fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by comparing MCU and superhero films in general as nothing more than theme parks and most decidedly not cinema . Scorsese, who is known for classic films such as Taxi Driver,... Continue Reading →

Film Reviews

What follows is a very quick overview of 5 movies I have seen over the past few months. I haven't been able to update much due to being ill. Shazam- Ah Shazam, AKA DCs Captain Marvel before they lost the rights. This, along with Aquaman are much needed additions to the struggling DCEU. Zachary Levi... Continue Reading →

Avengers: Endgame

I haven't been out a great deal this year. Only about 15 days overall not counting therapy sessions. Avengers: Endgame was the second movie I managed to catch a midnight screening of. Unfortunately, Odeon were not doing a double-bill with Infinity War so I had to slum it at the Cineworld IMAX in Leicester Square.... Continue Reading →

Captain Marvel

She's here.......! The one I have been waiting for! I remember reading Captain Marvel comics in the 70s. I think it was the original Mar-Vell and then the Monica Rambeau incarnation. I was happy when I heard there was to be a Captain Marvel film. I admit I had to play catch-up, and I still... Continue Reading →

First Man

I love a good space film- from films based on real-life events like 'The Right Stuff' and 'Apollo 13' to fictional films like 'Space Cowboys'. I just love them! Thanks to my dad I've always had an interest in space, space travel etc. My dad used to write off to NASA in the 60s and... Continue Reading →

A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born, co-wrote, directed and starring Bradley Cooper, alongside Lady Gaga is the fourth iteration of this story. The first being in 1937 with Janet Gaynor and Fredrich March, then again as a musical version in 1954 starring Judy Garland and James Mason and then as a rock musical in 1976 with Barbara... Continue Reading →

King Of Thieves

Michael Caine's latest offering is based on the true story of The Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Burglary which took place in 2015. It has a all-star cast including Michael Caine as Brian Reader, Jim Broadbent as Terry Perkins, Tom Courtenay as John Kenny Collins, Charlie Cox as Basil, Paul Whitehouse as Carl Wood, Michael Gambon as Billy "The Fish" Lincoln and Ray... Continue Reading →

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