Category Archives: Film Reviews

Film review: Venom

When I published my pre-Venom thoughts a few days ago, I was feeling optimistic for the film. Then I started seeing the critical reviews and the reactions on Twitter, and most of them were not favourable, with a couple comparing … Continue reading

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Venom: My Thoughts Before Seeing The Film

I was first introduced to the character of Venom in Spider-Man: The Animated Series in the 1990s, where he became one of my favourite villains despite only appearing in a few episodes. Since then, I’ve experienced more of Venom through comics, … Continue reading

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Film review: Ant-Man and the Wasp

Having missed seeing Ant-Man and the Wasp closer to its release date, due to being on holiday, I made it a priority to see it this weekend. It looks like I was just in time as the film is down … Continue reading

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Film review: Incredibles 2

The Incredibles is both one of my favourite Pixar films and one of my favourite superhero films, and you’d think that coming up with a sequel wouldn’t be that hard, especially considering the number of other sequels that Pixar has … Continue reading

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First Man: Trailer Review

This weekend, the trailer for First Man was released. Not to be confused with Early Man, the Aardman animated film about cavemen that was released earlier this year, this particular film is a biopic of astronaut Neil Armstrong, based on … Continue reading

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Film review – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

I admit that, thanks to my dinosaur-loving inner child, I do have some bias towards the Jurassic Park franchise and am therefore more likely to forgive any flaws that turn up in the films. I enjoyed Jurassic World, and I … Continue reading

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Film review: Deadpool 2

Produced as a result of leaked test footage, and delivering a far more comic-loyal version of the character than X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the first Deadpool film was a huge success. On a budget of $58 million, it was not only … Continue reading

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Film review – Avengers: Infinity War

(Spoiler-free) It’s been nearly six years since the first Avengers film was released, and three-and-a-half years since Avengers: Infinity War – which would be released in two parts – was announced. And as more and more pieces of the MCU have come … Continue reading

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Film review: Ready Player One

I’ve already talked about how much I enjoyed Ernest Cline’s novel Ready Player One, and my thoughts on the common criticisms that have been thrown at it. The film adaptation, whose screenplay was co-written by Cline, is the film I … Continue reading

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Film review: The Shape of Water

Having seen Darkest Hour last month, today I went to see another film that’s getting a lot of attention this Awards Season: The Shape of Water. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, it’s already won a great many accolades – including … Continue reading

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