Tag : marvel

Why cinematic universes are killing cinema

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With the upcoming release of The Mummy reboot, and the promise of an MCU style cinematic universe to follow, James Candler questions whether Hollywood needs to take a good hard look at itself… The Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU for short) has undoubtedly changed cinema, if not forever, then certainly … Read More

Review: Logan – redeeming the superhero genre

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The superhero movie genre is arguably becoming saturated, but this latest Marvel offering offers something new… In 2016 alone, Marvel and DC released a total of six superhero films, adding to Marvel’s already massive cinematic universe and DC’s considerably smaller, but growing, one. Though it seems as though we’ve reached … Read More

Review: Is Legion as ‘Marvel’ous as expected?

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Gritty and realistic, Legion shows the dark side of super powers. But does the new series live up to the hype? Marvel’s new television show is a far cry from its Netflix counterparts. Legion, which is connected to the X-Men comics, takes a mind-bending and darkly humorous approach to the … Read More

The Top 5 Marvel Films

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With the release of Marvel’s Doctor Strange, here is a look back at some of the best marvel movies over the last couple of decades. The Avengers Joss Whedon’s entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe was a colossal effort. The Avengers was an excellent way to bring together Earth’s Mightiest … Read More

Review: Doctor Strange – a psychedelic and funny superhero flick

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The new entry in the Marvel behemoth, Doctor Strange follows Benedict Cumberbatch’s Stephen Strange. He is essentially House, an arrogant, smart mouthed doctor played by a British person doing a slightly dodgy accent. When he loses the use of his hands in a car accident he becomes obsessed with making himself better, … Read More

Captain America: Civil War – A near-perfect follow-up

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The Russo brothers return for a fantastic follow-up to the success of Captain America: Winter Soldier. Following on from the events of the previous film and Avengers: Age of Ultron, we see Cap and Iron Man take opposite sides of a debate surrounding the monitoring and oversight of the Avengers. Iron … Read More

Daredevil: Season 2 of the Marvel and Netflix partnership

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Read at your own risk if you haven’t finished watching Daredevil season two. The Devil of Hell’s Kitchen is back on Netflix, following the success of Daredevil season one and Jessica Jones. This time Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez have taken over the show from Steven S. DeKnight. The first … Read More

Netflix new-in: Jessica Jones

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I absolutely loved Netflix’s previous Marvel offering Daredevil, so it was with great anticipation that I waited for Netflix’s second Marvel series, Jessica Jones. When it was released I loaded up the episodes, snacks in hand, completely ready to be blown away. Thirteen hours and a few breaks later… I … Read More

Marvel finally got its hands on Spider-Man – so what will they do with him?

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The Spider-Man franchise was never going to lie dormant for long. Arguably cinema’s most profitable superhero (the Marvel franchise took until The Avengers, its seventh film, to top the box office takings of three Spider-Man offerings), the series has nevertheless been on a downward spiral for over a decade with … Read More

Film | Both Marvel and DC step forward with big reveals about their future films

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Well, it’s a good week to be a superhero fan. We’ve had so much news in the past two days from both Marvel and DC it’s hard to know where to begin. On Tuesday it was reported by Variety that Robert Downey Jnr is on the verge of signing a … Read More