All posts tagged superheroes

Exclusive Review: Glass

In 2000, M. Night Shyamalan released Unbreakable. A film that was once considered to be a weaker follow‐up to The Sixth Sense is now considered to possibly be his greatest […]

Exclusive Review: Aquaman – dive into an escapist world

This film adaptation of the Aquaman comics marks the 6th instalment in the contentious DC extended universe series, that has had many highs and lows. Whilst Wonder Woman (2017) was […]

She-Ra! She’s progressive! She’s… kinda boring looking.

The current She-Ra redesign fiasco has opened several problematic discussions within the animation community. Even if you don’t give two hoots about comics and cartoons, understanding trends in consumer interaction […]

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 […]

Black Panther Review – Ryan Coogler’s Contribution to the Marvel Canon is a Cultural Milestone that Challenges and Satisfies in Equal Measure

With a total of eighteen features to its name since 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become something of a cultural phenomenon with its grand narrative, interlinking an array of comic book […]

Justice League Review – DC Doesn’t Do Justice to Its Classic Characters, in Zack Snyder’s Monotonously Muddled Movie

After Patty Jenkins’ perfectly timed Wonder Woman, many thought that the DC Cinematic Universe was back on the track to success. So, naturally, there had been optimistic expectation for a […]

Thor: Ragnarok Review – Director Taika Waititi steals Thor’s Thunder in this Zippy, Quippy Threequel

In spite of its overwhelming success, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been criticised in the past for not providing its directors with much room to express themselves personally: I myself […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Review – With Great Power, Comes Great Creative Control, In A Film That Isn’t Quite as Marvellous as Kevin Feige Thinks

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige achieved what seemed the impossible last year: he obtained a share in the rights to Spider-Man, Marvel’s most popular superhero, who’d been in the profit-hungry claws […]