Tag : avengers

In Memoriam: Stan Lee

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Stan Lee, the legendary comic book writer and editor, sadly passed away on the 12th November at the age of 95. An icon of popular culture, he co-created a multitude of popular superhero characters alongside the other two kings of Marvel: Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. His characters have entertained … Read More

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ is a Masterclass in Blockbuster Cinema

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I was raised on superheroes; on the top shelf of the wardrobe in my bedroom there sits thousands of issues of classic comics, collected by my dad during his youth and devoured by me and my siblings during ours. This, of course, means that the films of the MCU have … Read More

The Super Bowl Trailer Roundup

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I’ll be honest; I have no clue how American football works, nor do I understand the logistics of the Super Bowl. All I know is that there’s a lot of stopping and starting, every year we get an overblown pop show at half-time, and – more importantly – that half-time … Read More

Defenders – The TV’s Avengers?

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s not quite, but then again it doesn’t want to be. It wants to be a culmination of an arc that was built from Daredevil and Iron Fist, which it is… with fair results. Despite Grade A performances from all our established characters, the show starts off too slow. Taking … Read More

Film | The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – Garfield and Stone's on-screen chemistry saves the day

5 years ago / 0 comments

Video: Marvel Enterprises In the complicated world of comic book superheroes, Spider-Man, a Marvel creation, starts  his journey off in very much the same way we saw in the first film in this franchise, and in the 2002 adaptation. Later on, he joins the Avengers, but he didn’t appear in … Read More

Film | Captain America: The Winter Soldier – surpassing its predecessor

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The second of three Marvel films to hit cinemas in 2014, The Winter Soldier follows everyone’s favourite defrosted World War Two veteran as he tries to adapt to life after the events of The Avengers and finds his whole world come crashing down with the reappearance of an old friend. … Read More

Film | Thor: The Dark World – The debate

5 years ago / 0 comments

photo: Marvel Entertainment The Good 4/5 Stars Many turn their noses up at the superhero genre, believing it to be unintelligent and frivolous. Sure, Thor: The Dark World’s storyline is nonsense, but Marvel prove once again that you should never underestimate their ability to entertain. Alan Taylor was most certainly … Read More