Critics barely had time to give any attention to Marvel’s latest offering before it was announced that its second instalment would hit cinemas in 2017. The box office figures speak for themselves, with estimates reaching $94 million during its opening weekend in North America. Guardians of the Galaxy follows an unlikely bunch of characters that band together in order to […]Read more ›
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We’re at a point in The Avengers franchise where we need a bolt of energy to keep from fading away from the characters and becoming disinterested in what happens to them next. As funny and brilliant as Iron Man 3 was (the first of the post The Avengers films) it lacked a certain panache.Read more ›
It would be easy to dismiss this as an $84 million waste of time. Going with the motto, ‘bigger is better’, Red 2 (penned by Jon and Erich Hoeber and based on Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner’s Marvel characters) can never be accused of being dull or slow, but they might have gone a bit too big.Read more ›
Young Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is left in the custody of his Aunt May (Sally Field) and Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) after his parents are forced to flee somewhere for some reason. Now, as a belligerent teenager, Peter seeks answers from his father’s associate Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans) and Oscorp Industries – an energy company with a mutant spider […]Read more ›
Since X-Men reignited the super hero genre in the year 2000 after the ill-received Batman and Robin, Marvel Comics (and their film production entity) has been a forerunner in the comic industry, producing at least one adaptation of its significant catalogue in time for blockbuster season every year.Read more ›