90 – 100 mins of Spider–Man: Homecoming (2017) are one of the best movies that Marvel has made, the remainder of the 133 min runtime is filler, most of it featuring Robert Downey Jr. It doesn’t kill the film but it does make it drag and serves as a reminder that Marvel’s worst tendencies are … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
With a heap of amazing visuals and an even more interesting cast, Dr Strange (2016) falls down because it just isn't, not in the slightest. When we enter the Mirror Dimension all we find is the same 'brilliant man undergoes a superficial change and remains brilliant' story staring back at us and anything that is interesting merely … Continue reading Like being stuck in a loop.
Jogging around the Washington Monument at dawn, the spectre of Nazi science, Robert Redford and a nice dose of conspiracy give Captain America: The Winter Soldier an interesting 70's flavour that easily makes up for the loss of the WWII on steroids vibe of the first movie but what keeps Steve Rogers on the top … Continue reading Film: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)