Tag Archive: review

Dec
29

The New Jumanji Movie Showed Me How I Should Have Gotten Through My Youth

No teen should ever feel like quitting. *Spoiler-free thoughts* We all go through it. Some of us have regrets. But youth, and specifically high school, can be seen as an adventure. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle expresses how trust, openness and friendship can be the biggest weapon against social anxieties. It’s the characters’ teamwork in …

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Aug
27

SH Figuarts Spider-Man : The definitive Spidey?

Spider-Man is arguably Marvel’s most popular character, and with great popularity comes great… merchandising? Over the years we have seen ridiculous amounts of Spidey-Merch hit shelves around the world, everything from bicycles to shampoo to breakfast cereal, and of course untold numbers of action figures! But which is the definitive Spider-Man figure currently to display …

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Aug
19

Netflix’ Defenders : A Work in Progress

Finally the moment so many of us have been waiting for since it was first announced back in November of 2013, the Defenders are coming together! Getting to this point was one hell of a ride! A rollercoaster of feelings! Its taken us 5 Seasons of hallway brawls and slick soundtracks to get to this …

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Aug
20

Choosing sides with Marvel Select

Normally action figures drop just before the Movie in order to get fans hyped up and sell tickets, but sometimes toy makers take their sweet time and release figures months after the movie buzz has died down, for whatever reason. This is the case for Marvel Select’s offerings from the Captain America : Civil War movie. …

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Aug
11

DC Movies: Good at being Bad?

A team made up of bad guys and crazies under the control of the Government? Yea thats something I would watch. Why not? Oh wait its part of the DC Universe? Yea I’ll still watch it, but with lowered expectations. Not eager to let DC hurt me again, but hey, maybe  its actually good?

Jun
06

X-Men: How the Franchise Has Fallen

Some movie studios seem to believe that saving the world from complete destruction is the most bankable movie plot. Having “Apocalypse” in the movie title and an extremely identifiable character of the same name as the movie’s villain will bring audiences in. But is it the best step to take with a new cast of …

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May
10

In Captain America: Civil War, the audience wins.

The trailers only scratch the service of an incredible action movie with a smart backbone, reminding us how hard it is to deal with personal conflict, loss and remorse. *Spoiler-free thoughts*

Nov
21

They call her Jessica Jones

Yesterday, November the 20th, the Marvel Cinematic Universe got a little bit bigger with the addition of Jessica Jones via Marvel’s new partnership with Netflix. There has been a lot of hype surrounding this show, and expectations are running high thanks to its butt-kicking predecessor. Personally I am expecting nothing but pure Marvel magic to …

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Oct
12

Mars Needs Matt Damon

When was the last time Ridley Scott directed a good movie? Let’s face it, Exodus, Prometheus, Body of Lies, Robin Hood…basically ALL his movies since Gladiator and Black Hawk Down have only been…okay. That’s about 14-15 years of directing “okay” movies. Has Ridley Scott redeemed himself with The Martian? All the hype would suggest…yes?

Feb
20

Kingsman: A film where Iggy Azalea is good and the Queen is evil

This weekend a friend and I went to see Kingsman: The Secret Service in theatres, mostly because my friend is obsessed with Colin Firth. I have to say, this movie did not disappoint! This movie is full of gadgets, dirty jokes, violence and most importantly -puppies! Spoiler alert -I may accidentally give some things away …

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