The Journey Of An Almost Complete ‘Marvel Phase One’ Marathon

Following the one movie marathon to rule them all, the entire Hobbit and Lord of the Rings series, back to back in one sitting, myself and my movie marathon companions decided upon a lighter course for our follow up cinematic binge. Just a casual 10+ hours of super heroics later, and the Avengers were assembled, but not without…

Ant-Man Review

What a shame it is that Edgar Wright never got to see Ant-Man through to the finish. Because Ant-Man and the Shaun of the Dead/ Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright – who had initially been lined up for directorial duties – would have been a match made in heaven. It’s a property than screams potential for creativity,…

A Collection Of Thoughts On Tom Holland As Spider-Man

It’s been a long time coming. Ever since it was announced that the initially planned threequel The Amazing Spider-Man 3 wouldn’t be going ahead, meaning the departure of the then incumbent of the Spidey suit Andrew Garfield, the speculation machine has been in full motion. Then came the news that really stoked the hype flames…

Reigniting The Donald Glover For Spider-Man Campaign

Back in 2010 when casting was underway for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man, a campaign to cast Community’s Donald Glover in the titular role grumbled through the inter webs, but to no avail, as Andrew Garfield would eventually take up the mantle. But here we are, just five years later (sigh), with Webb and Garfield…

I’ve Got No Strings To Hold Me Down….

Ladies and gentlefolk, the new Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer: The movie arrives May 1st, which is just 107 sleeps from time of writing I am informed. Huzzah!

2014…The Year Of Groot

2014 saw some truly remarkable characters in film. Be it Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, Mason in Boyhood, Gustave in The Grand Budapest Hotel or Caesar in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, there were some real gems. But my favourite of all….Groot!