Review: Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel was a good movie. Not… much more to say about it. Vers, a Kree warrior with a surreal power of photon-blasts from her hands, goes on a mission to destroy Skrulls – dangerous aliens who can shape-shift into anyone. But on this mission, she is haunted by visions of a past she doesn’t…

Review: Fantastic Beasts – The Crimes of Grindelwald

This film made me feel like a right Muggle. With evil wizard Grindelwald escaping his confinement, it would seem only isolationist wizard Newt Scamander can find and stop him. Is this what it’s like to watch the third Hobbit film without any prior knowledge of previous entries feels like? This film was hopeless for us…

Review: King Arthur – Legend of the Sword (2D)

Did Guy Ritchie just out-Snyder Zack Snyder? In a good way? In this retelling of the fabled British legend of King Arthur, when a tyrant sorcerer rules over England he seeks out the last true heir to the throne by testing everyone of a certain age to pull the magical sword Excalibur from the stone…

Review: Repo Men

So I’ve spent months tracking down this film, this gory near-future thriller, yet Repo Men doesn’t quite do as much as it could have. Jude Law and Forest Whitaker are two ex-soldier buddies working for The Union as “Repo Men”. The Union is a corrupt government repossession organization, but instead of just housing repossession and…

Review: Rise of the Guardians

The Avengers Assemble with Santa Claus? It is a ridiculous concept, yet Rise of the Guardians is so nice to look at and has enough smart dialogue to rise from mediocrity. Our story follows Jack Frost, a newly awoken “Guardian”, a Guardian is one of the many mythical characters from fairy tales who do indeed exist,…