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Black Panther – Film Review

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The King is Dead Long Live the King – Black Panther Black Panther is the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the first to explore a superhero of coloured origin. Which makes this film both fascinating and powerful in new and definite ways. Seeing diversity on screen (Luke Cage is an excellent example) is always […]

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Justice League Film Review

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Overview Justice League is the Avengers of DC and Warner’s attempt at a superhero cinematic universe. This attempt follows on from a series of mixed reception films. These include the unsuccessful Batman V. Superman and Suicide Squad. However, the successful Wonder Woman set the DC Universe on the right path. You can read my review here! So how does Justice League measure up? Plotting Justice […]

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Ragnarok and Roll! A Review of the Third Thor Film

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Rockin’ to Led Zeppelin  Thor: Ragnarok is a riveting, edge-of-your seat, rock and roll…comedy? Indeed, Taiki Waititi’s direction, creates a comedic film that is a pure action-packed adrenaline hit. This, combined with Chris Hemsworth’s eponymous star power, creates the most fun of all Marvel films. Easter eggs, potent visual effects, and charismatic character development abounds across […]

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Ordering the Marvel Universe: Television and Film (Part 1 of 2)

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The time has come to rank all current Marvel Cinematic Universe films from this reviewer’s subjective ‘worst’ to ‘best.’ Each of these films and television programs is excellent entertainment in and of themselves, and this list invites comments, discussion and differing opinions (after all some fans would think otherwise). Please note that as this reviewer […]

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Vicious by V.E. Schwab Book Review

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Vicious is one of those novels that is like a delicious but tough piece of steak: difficult to chew, but appetising to the palette. It begins slowly, with  segment of the novel out of chronological order, a writing tactic that is both frustrating for easy reading, but also intriguing. Intriguing, because the incorrect sequencing of the […]

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Is Wonder Woman Truly Wonderful?

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It’s a smash hit around the world, so here is my take on the amazing Wonder Woman film! Cinemas around the world have been hit with the powerful force that is Netflix and its various competitors. Yet nothing drives audiences back to the cinemas faster than an explosive event movie. Wonder Woman happens to be one of […]