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Movie Review: Avengers – Infinity War

Yep, spinning up the old template for my first movie review in almost two years (My last one was Suicide Squad – ew). I got sick of people asking. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Just a lot of people Director: Anthony & Joe Russo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War) Rating: M -◊-◊-◊-◊- Hi. Yes, […]

Movie Review: Suicide Squad

Look at me, writing about things. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Jared Leto Director: David Ayer (Street Kings, Fury) Rating: M -◊-◊-◊-◊- Well OK then. As the first DC Comics movie of a post Batman v Superman world, Suicide Squad had a bit of heavy lifting to do. It had to prove that this […]

Movie Review: X-Men Apocalypse

Had to sit on this review for a while to give it some thought, and that ended up making it a long one. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac Director: Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects, X-Men) Rating: M -◊-◊-◊-◊- . Well, it turns out that couldn’t last. The X-Men movies continue to exist, […]

Movie Review: Captain America – Civil War

Oh look, another movie pitting superheroes against one another. I wonder how this one will go… -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Sebastian Stan Director: Anthony & Joe Russo (Welcome to Collinwood, Captain America: The Winter Soldier) Rating: M -◊-◊-◊-◊- The only “complete” Marvel comic book story (if such a thing exists) that I […]

Movie Review: Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice

Wow. There are an awful lot of different opinions circling around this movie at the moment. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Jessie Eisenberg Director: Zack Snyder (Man of Steel, Watchmen) Rating: M -◊-◊-◊-◊- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a whole lot of things, but to me, what’s most surprising about the Warner Bros/DC Comics […]

Movie Review: Zootopia

Can’t believe this is my first movie review of the year. What a crazy three months it’s been. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba Director:s Byron Howard (Tangled), Rich Moore, Jared Bush (Wreck-It Ralph) Rating: PG -◊-◊-◊-◊- Well Disney, that’s five in a row. The so-called “third golden age” of films from Disney’s main animated studio is still […]

Movie Review: Star Wars The Force Awakens

It’s a bit difficult to review a movie with this much weight riding on it, so soon after seeing it. The gap between the midnight screenings and the ideal start time for my year-end countdown posts is mere days, so I had to get cracking. But believe me, I’ve been mulling this movie over in […]

Movie Review: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

Nothing like a few gigantic rapid-fire movie releases to get you blogging again. I couldn’t let this series go without a lengthy review, of course. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer Director: Francis Lawrence (Constantine, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1) Rating: M -◊-◊-◊-◊- I feel a little conflicted when it comes to The […]

Movie Review: Spectre

We’re nearing the end of the year in movies, and that means my personal “big four” most hyped films are just about on screens. The first of these is 007’s latest outing. Let’s go. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes Director: Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) Rating: M -◊-◊-◊-◊- . In my experience watching […]

Movie Review: Inside Out

It’s a bit more difficult to see and review movies these days. Here’s a good one though. -◊-◊-◊-◊- Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling Directors: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen (Monsters Inc, Up) Rating: PG -◊-◊-◊-◊- It’s probably safe to say that the dwindling reputation of Pixar has been one of the most widely discussed trends, in […]