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Deadpool (Tim Miller, 2016)

So superhero movies often suck, unless they’re The Dark Knight trilogy or the original Spiderman movies. Last year Guardians of the Galaxy was supposedly meant to break the mould because it had a great soundtrack and a greater frequency of jokes. But it was NOT. THAT. GOOD. And so it seemed unlikely that this supposed new twist on the genre would be any different. But lo and behold, Deadpool was actually vastly superior to any American comic book adaptation we have seen of late, and not just because Ryan Reynolds wears a RENT t-shirt in it. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: Deadpool


FILM REVIEW: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro (Marc Webb, 2014)

Nawww... young love. But now I gtg save some peeps.
Nawww… young love. But now I gotta go save some peeps.

Spiderman (and I WILL spell it that way because it just seems right) is my favourite superhero. When I expressed this on Facebook last week I was told by a friend of a friend that they felt sorry for my “deprived life and sheltered worldview” where I was “forced to grow up believing that Spiderman is the best superhero or that he even is a superhero”. Continue reading FILM REVIEW: The Amazing Spider-Man 2