Deadpool.

At one point in Deadpool there is discussion and commentary over the poop emoji. For those to whom this is unfamiliar, it is just one of the many miniature images that many of us now send to each other, via our smart phones, in the place of dialogue and verbal communication. The emoji in question is … Continue reading

The Worst Films of 2015.

Of course, my selection of films are not actually the worst films of the year. Research, discussion and judgement prevent me from actually having to sit through the likes of Transformers 12. My list consists of many films that merely, and severely, disappointed. Some are dull, some are amateur and some annoying. I think I only truly … Continue reading

Ant-Man.

After both the colossal size and success of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel and Disney now return with their second annual contribution to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the form of Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man. Originally the project remained a labour of love for British writers Edgar Wright and the lesser known – but equally promising … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Big Hero 6.

A new year is upon us and I’m back reviewing movies here at Reel Insights. It feels nice to return – particularly to review such an exceptional movie as Disney’s Big Hero 6. Taking its source material from Marvel, whom they own, Disney have captured not only a sense of current popular culture’s fascination with … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy.

With its deliciously smooth soundtrack and a consistent balance of cool and comical, Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the best blockbusters of the year so far. It’s loud, dramatic and predictable but as are all the best comic book movies. In recent years we’ve seen a new type of comic book film emerge. Comic … Continue reading