Tag Archives: Marvel

Feasting on fantasy: my month of extreme immersion in Disney+

The long read: Disneys new streaming service arrived in the UK just as the coronavirus lockdown kicked in. With so many hours to fill, it seemed like a sensible investment. Pretty soon, it was infiltrating my every waking hour. A few weeks ago, on a day that was probably like today now that the days Read more »

Bricking it: why the Lego movie franchise is on shaky foundations

The Lego Ninjago Movie cant hope to live up to the standard of either the original film or Lego Batman. Has quality already been sacrificed to quantity? When we discuss the fad for cinematic universes, with their unimaginative bloat and paucity of ideas, we tend to overlook Lego. Thats partly because, in terms of sheer Read more »

X-Men: Apocalypse review lots of bangs for your bucks but loopiness is lost

The most recent X Men prequel dates straight back to the 80s, but the now-regulation destruction is starting to eclipse the collection unique strangeness A gallery of mutations from generations-old and new is spread across Marvels hyper-active and excitable new Xmen film, directed by Bryan Singer, which appears to absorb thoughts of occult revival and Read more »