Review: Black Panther – Wakanda Forever

Marvel could have had a real moment here… but the film is found lacking. King T’Challa is dead. Wakanda is left vulnerable to attack from foreign nations vying for acquisition of vibranium, the country’s rare metallic resource. But there is another nation, beneath the waves, that also enters this power vacuum. Losing someone is never…

Review: Black Adam

Where was this from DC five or even ten years ago? In the fictional city of Kahndaq, the repressed people believe in a mythical hero from before even Babylonian times, a hero who stood up against slavery and oppression.With no sign of this hero returning, explorers uncover a tomb, as well as an artefact of…

Review: Three Thousand Years of Longing

An intellectual and pleasant experience overall. Our story follows an academic named Alithea, who while traveling the world as a scholar of stories, encounters a djinn trapped in a bottle. What happens when a wish granting creature meets a modern, weary individual without wants or desires? The advertising really, really needs to stop referring to…

Review: Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness

Poor Sam Raimi… It feels like he was left holding the bag… Doctor Stephen Strange finds himself defending a mysterious young woman whose powers allow her to move through the multiverse at will. But others are looking to take her powers from her… When Marvel Studios announced the first schedule for the MCU’s “Phase 4”,…

Review: Morbius

The Sony Marvel multiverse raises its head, slowly but surely. An intelligent scientist attempts to cure his rare blood disease by infusing himself with vampire bat DNA. With a monstrous transformation comes great guilt; especially when a friend also takes the cure and goes on a rampage… Sony Pictures are permanently hobbled in the hearts…

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

After a pretty successful first outing, the sequel has some of the hero’s… overconfidence. Doctor Ivo Robotnik has returned from being marooned on an alien world, hellbent on destroying the blue hedgehog hero that put him there. But he isn’t alone; a new adversary joins him, while Sonic himself gains a new ally. This is…

Review: The Batman

Well, your gut instinct on a film is just correct some times… There is a new killer in Gotham City, and lieutenant Jim Gordon brings in the masked vigilante known as The Batman to pursue leads on the criminal’s identity. Little do they realize, their investigation will bring them head-to-head with some of Gotham’s worst,…

Review: West Side Story (1961)

The festive season always brings out the oldie-but-goldies, and more often than not they still stand the test of time. In the middle of Manhattan, two lovers find each other. But their relationship is at risk of being torn apart by them being on either side of gang hostilities and racial prejudice. Based off of…

Review: Eternals

Everyone was waiting for it to happen. Ironically the never-ending Marvel machine stutters on Eternals. 7,000 years ago, god-like beings known as Eternals arrived on Earth at the behest of the Celestials. Their mission was to safeguard humanity’s progress on the planet by defeating the Deviants; alien monstrosities set on killing all intelligent life.They completed…

Review: Dune

Finally arriving on the big screen, Dune is worth the wait. But there are some irritations. Tens of thousands of years into the future, a prince begins trials of the mind, body, and spirit as his family embark on a task of governing a rare resource that allows for interstellar travel. But as they do,…