Superhero films

79 – Alien: Covenant, Berlin Syndrome, The Eagle Huntress, Casting JonBenet, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

79 – Alien: Covenant, Berlin Syndrome, The Eagle Huntress, Casting JonBenet, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with another episode covering some of the big releases as well as a few of the smaller releases out there in the wild. Andrew saw Ridley Scott’s latest attempt at reviving the Alien series with Alien: Covenant. Cate Shortland returns to cinema with an engaging thriller starring Teresa Palmer – Berlin Syndrome. Otto Bell directs the inspirational t...[Read More]

78 – Loving, The LEGO Batman Movie, Denial, Kate Plays Christine, Logan, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

78 – Loving, The LEGO Batman Movie, Denial, Kate Plays Christine, Logan, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

We’re back with a bunch of reviews covering Jeff Nichols great film, Loving. Andrew saw the animated Lego Batman film creatively titled, The LEGO Batman Movie. We discuss fake news and the holocaust in Denial. Bernadette took a hit for the team and watched Kate Plays Christine, while Andrew took one for the team and watched some film called ‘Logan‘. Finally, Macon Blair’s S...[Read More]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

I’ve often criticised superhero films for resorting to using an ‘end of the world’ scenario as the climactic element of their story, or for including non-sensical elements or characters – and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is no different. It ticks those boxes that have frustrated me in the past, and many many more boxes. Nostalgia is a brilliant thing – a wonderful m...[Read More]

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War

Where Joss Whedon’s first Avengers film felt like the natural culmination of years of stand alone superhero films, Captain America: Civil War is the straw that breaks the camel’s back in regards to the destruction within that film and others in the Marvel cinematic universe. In the realm of ‘natural progression’, this is the most logical step forward for superhero films – who is accoun...[Read More]

34 – Ant-Man, Trainwreck, Magic Mike XXL

34 – Ant-Man, Trainwreck, Magic Mike XXL

What was supposed to be a nice short episode instead turned into a long discussion about sex, superheroes and stripping with the triple header of Ant-Man, Trainwreck and Magic Mike XXL. Everything under the sun is discussed and no stone is left unturned on our journey through the minds of Amy Schumer, Channing Tatum and the folks at Marvel. Strap on in, because we hit this one like a wrecking ball...[Read More]