Tag Archives: Marvel cinematic universe

Film review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Heading into 2017, the runaway train that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows no signs of slowing down. This year has seen the release of Iron Fist on Netflix, with The Defenders coming … Continue reading

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Film review: Doctor Strange

Eight years after the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the films produced by Marvel Studios are delving deep into the possibilities that the comics provide. We’ve had plenty of superpowered beings, cool technologies, and even ventured off Earth to … Continue reading

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Film review – Captain America: Civil War

(Note: minor spoilers) It would be absurdly easy for me to spend this entire review talking about how Captain America: Civil War compares to Batman v Superman. The bad taste of the latter is still in my mouth, and the … Continue reading

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Daredevil: Now THIS Is How You Make A Superhero TV Series!

So I finally signed up for Netflix. Partly it was on the advice of my friend Charlie, who recommended a series called Sense8 to me; since it was Charlie who first recommended Harry Potter and the Gentleman Bastard Sequence to … Continue reading

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Film reviews: Ant-Man and Amy

As I’ve said before, I know a few things about the Marvel universe but I’m no expert. So when I saw previews for Ant-Man, my main question was how shrinking to the size of an insect is a useful power … Continue reading

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Film review – Avengers: Age of Ultron

I went into Avengers: Age of Ultron trying to keep my expectations as neutral as possible. When I went to see The Dark Knight, and then later┬áthe first Avengers film, my expectations were very high – online reviewers had already … Continue reading

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Film review – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Let’s face it: Captain America is not the most exciting of the Avengers. It probably has something to do with both his powers – basic super strength and agility looks a tad underwhelming compared to the likes of Iron Man … Continue reading

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