Tag: blockbuster

  • My Favourite Films of 2018.

    My Favourite Films of 2018.

    2018 has been a rather disappointing year for my personal cinema expeditions. With the exception of The Shape of Water, award season was a collection of deflated disappointments with the likes of Lady Bird, Three Billboards and I, Tonya all leaving me a little let down in their mere adequacy. The most unexpected treats of […]

  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

    Director Gareth Edwards leads us directly into Lucas’s original trilogy with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It’s the tale of the rebels responsible for getting the plans for the Death Star into the hands of Princess Leia. This is also the first expansion of what was once George Lucas’s – now Disney’s – universe […]

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

    I have my cousin and uncle to thank for my personal relationship with Star Wars. Every August, my brothers and I would incorporate my cousin’s latest movie obsession into a family movie, usually all shot on location in my grandparent’s garden. Our debut was Godzilla in 1998 and this was followed a year later by […]

  • Tomorrowland.

    Set across several different times and spaces, Tomorrowland tells the story of a childlike android, a child inventor and a determined, scientific teenager as they attempt to save planet earth via another world, time and place. What begins as a family adventure film soon wilts into a poorly executed environmental flick with an admittedly sincere […]

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron.

              In the penultimate film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s second phase we are reunited with our six avenging heroes – Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow and Thor. Following on from plot lines set up in Avengers Assemble and each individual character’s solo movie sequels, Avengers: Age of […]