Superhero Cinema

Marvel: The Story So Far (Phase Three)

Phase One gave us introductions to some of Marvel's most iconic characters, Phase Two elevated the drama and dilemmas of these heroes with a variety of sequels. But for me Phase Three was a real game-changer. The films within this phase of the Marvel Cinematic pushed the boundaries for what can be expected from superhero films. Rather… Continue reading Marvel: The Story So Far (Phase Three)

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Film Review

Isle of Dogs Review

Director: Wes Anderson Cast: (voices only) Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Murray, Bob Balaban, Kunichi Nomura, Ken Watanabe, Frances McDormand, Live Schreiber, Yoko Ono, Greta Gerwig, Nijiro Murakami, Koyo Rankin   REVIEW There aren't that many modern filmmakers that spring to mind in association with the term 'auteur theory' a term whose roots… Continue reading Isle of Dogs Review

Superhero Cinema

Marvel: The Story So Far (Phase One)

2018 will mark the 10 year anniversary of the monumental superhero franchise that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It's been a long journey with iconic heroes, large doomsday scenarios along with some visually stunning environments brought to life through the aid of a wide variety of talented filmmakers. The franchise has endured some criticism throughout its run for re-hashing narratives… Continue reading Marvel: The Story So Far (Phase One)

Album Review

Album Review: My Dear Melancholy, The Weeknd

REVIEW Abel Tesfaye, or as he better known to the world: The Weeknd, has proven himself to be a force to be reckoned with in the r'n'b scene. Having started out in the underground scene by putting out a variety of mixtapes such as House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence back in 2011,… Continue reading Album Review: My Dear Melancholy, The Weeknd