All posts tagged superhero

Ant-Man and the Wasp: A light and refreshing entry to the MCU

It’s ironic that the 20th entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is not a grand epic crossover like Infinity War, but instead a sequel to Ant-Man; better remembered for Edgar […]

Reviewing The Incredibles: The best superhero film of all time?

The Incredibles premiered in November 2004 and instantly earned its status as a beloved animated classic. Written and directed by Brad Bird (director of The Iron Giant, Ratatouille), the film […]

Incredibles 2: A Solid Return for America’s Greatest Super Family

Pixar’s output this last decade has been largely focused on sequelization, perhaps the most anticipated is the follow up to Brad Bird’s The Incredibles (2004). It’s arguably one of the best superhero stories put […]

The Hollywood workout: lose weight in a matter of seconds (of screen time)

Since I have nothing to do until my summer job starts I rot away on YouTube watching cringe compilations to make myself feel better. Cringe compilations are known for capturing […]

Deadpool 2: Exciting and Aimless

To say that 2016’s Deadpool was a surprise success is an understatement. A first-time director, development hell, years of attempted executive meddling, a lead actor who had never been in […]

Avengers: Infinity War Review – Thanos Demands Your Attention, as Marvel Makes its Boldest Movie Yet

From the release of Jon Favreau’s Iron Man in 2008, and through the seventeen standalone and team-up movies that followed, Avengers: Infinity War finally arrives, the culmination of producer Kevin […]

In Defence of Black Panther: Why Social Significance Can Sometimes Outweigh Cinematic Value

It’s a fickle thing, this cinema business. It finds itself trying to bring joy to millions of people, during a volcanic period of social injustice and cultural re-evaluation. How can […]

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. […]

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 […]