Disney’s steely insistence on remaking every single one of its animated properties has reached peak levels of ambition with The Lion King. “Live-action” this may market itself as being, but as we all know, it most definitely is not….because talking lions.
“You’ve been shot five times for your country and you can’t even afford to send your kids to college.”
“I was made to help a child, I don’t remember it being this hard.”
“People… need to believe. And nowadays, they’ll believe anything.”
Lacking the elegant simplicity of its 2014 predecessor and the all-out fun factor of Kong: Skull Island, King of the Monsters is a major misstep for the expanding MonsterVerse. Whilst we do get moments of exhilaration – as you’d expect from a film featuring a giant lizard firing nuclear energy out of its mouth at…
“Should I talk about the fact that your childhood bed is a Pikachu bed?”
“All of this for what, because of a puppy?”
In a tearoom in Birmingham there lived a writer: J. R. R. Tolkien. This is his story. Sadly, it’s not one equal to those told in the books that made him his name; the one biopic to rule them all this ain’t.
The culmination of the 11 year, 22 film Infinity Saga. It was worth the wait.
“Who are you people?”
There’s a point in Captain Marvel where our titular hero is told by a male biker to crack a smile. A suggestion which she swiftly treats with the contempt it deserves: a hard stare and the theft of his motorbike. If only the seeming hordes of manbabies who spent actual time from their actual “lives”…
“You are a vicious snowflake.”