War for the Planet of the Apes is much more than your average summer blockbuster. There’s no hand-holding to be found here; it’s near-silent, oft subtitled, methodically paced, brave filmmaking from director Matt Reeves. This is one ape’s personal story unravelled on a grand scale, with the highest of stakes. There’s not enough room for…
” It has been said throughout the ages, that there can be no victory, without sacrifice.”
Teenage life can be tough. The tests, the teachers, the crushes, the overly violent villains trying to kill you. Or, at least, some of those things for most people. For Peter Parker (Tom Holland) though, it’s all of the above. That’s what you get when you mix school with your superheroic career aspirations, I suppose.
Hey, DC have only gone and done a good one!
“As your power increases, so do to the forces that will oppose you. The born king will come. It is inevitable.”
If you’re heading into Covenant expecting a stripped back, return to roots Alien experience, you’re in for a disappointment. It is, however, a massive improvement on director Ridley Scott’s previous entry in the franchise, Prometheus – even though it still finds itself hanging onto that film’s coattails.
“I had a purpose, I was needed again and again and again. With each new life I was learning a new lesson.”
“I will beat you like a Cherokee drum.”
It was a big ask for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to try and topple its predecessor as (arguably) the reigning champion of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (and to meet my excessively high expectations). Though those particular feats might be out of its reach – even with Groots’ extending limbs – it should manage to sit…
“You five are the Power Rangers.”
“When I was a kid there was this strange old woman. People started saying she was a witch. If you knocked on her door, she would come and get you.”