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Playing God with these Monsters – How to Fix the Dark Universe

With The Mummy having settled into our cinematic stomachs for well over two weeks now, and seeing as it’s attracted less than a stellar reception (rocking a disappointing average of […]

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The Mummy Review – The ‘Dark Universe’ Needs a Few Bandages to Bring Itself Back to Life after this Lukewarm, yet Innocently Fun, Start

If there is one trend that has really surged into the blood stream of the film industry, it’s the so-called ‘Cinematic Universe’. Marvel, DC, Fox, they’ve all jumped aboard the […]

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Waiting for Gadot: Wonder Woman and the Problem with Movie Franchises

In Samuel Becket’s famous play Waiting for Godot, Vladimir and Estragon wait in an empty road next to a single bare tree for Godot to arrive – Waiting in an […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Non-Spoiler Review

The eagerly awaited sequel to Marvel’s more humorous side hit cinemas last week. After the unexpected cult success of the first film how does Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 stand […]

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The Dream Factory without The Dream: How Less Films Means More

In terms of the annual recurrence, what every film fan does is preps his schedule for the movies to come. Summer Season is the first to make the cut. Note […]

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Logan Review – A Film That Sinks Its Claws Into You and Doesn’t Let Go

In 1999, Bryan Singer made a decision that didn’t settle well with fans: he cast an unknown, one Hugh Jackman, as the Wolverine a.k.a Logan in his adaptation of X-Men. […]

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The Director Dilemma – Why is the bout of the century between the visionary director and the studio distributor?

For all intents and purposes, the Hollywood studio system was the template for commercially successful filmmaking for years to come. It has re-emerged, regenerated in the form of the distributors […]

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Superhero movies: when will it end?

The recent rise of superheroes, remakes and sequels in the last 20 years is undeniable. Most people are either in two camps about this: you’re either welcoming the growing universe […]

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The Marvel Method – Everyone can be replaced

On May 23rd this year, superhero production house Marvel and English director Edgar Wright released a joint statement, announcing Wright’s departure from the Ant-Man project. He was hired to work […]