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The King’s Man – Bombing like WW1

A film that pinky promised to be the return to form for the Kingsmen series ended up resembling it’s WW1 setting just a little too well: messy, painful and more than a little pointless.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Just Short of Greatness

Marvel’s second Disney+ project in as many months produced a solid if not spectacular piece of polished MCU television. It had all the laughs, fights and thrills we’ve come to expect, but perhaps lacked the X factor that has not yet returned from the snap.

The Mandalorian Chapter 13 Review: Return of the Jedi

13 episodes in to the Mandalorian and we are finally starting to see how it all ties together. A heavily anticipated character appears (in style) and a genuinely shocking reveal as to who may be the real threat behind Moff Gideon. The Force is strong in this one.

The Boys Season 2: Bad and Badder

The last few months have been pretty super hero heavy, but The Boys manage to stand out from the crowd for the second season running through a brilliant combo of source material and talent. You won’t find any gimmicks here, Billy Butchers boys are out to get even, and its f***ing diabolical.

Project Power – A Familiar story with only Half a Twist

Anything can be a superhero movie nowadays right? That is a little bit how you feel after watching Project Power, the latest original from Netflix, which despite starring some big names never quite packs the super powered punch it was intended to. Last week I wrote about Umbrella Academy Season 2. A superhero story that…

Alex Rider Review – Great start, but will it go further?

We were impressed with the first few episodes of the new Amazon Prime exclusive based on early 2000s novels by Anthony Horowitz. But how did the rest of the show fair? Let’s take a look at season one and consider; what is the future of Alex Rider?

Harley Quinn: (not so) Birds of Prey Review

A crazy, funny, girl powered adventure, but for a film built around Ms Quinzel finding her own identity, it’s disappointing that she is trying so hard to be DC’s answer to another R rated comic book property.

A Lockdown Watch: Ready or Not

Ready or Not was much anticipated ahead of its Summer 2019 release, so as we approach a summer of lockdown I gave it a go. Despite some great ideas and intriguing characters, I can’t help but feel it was a fantastic premise that could have been so much more.

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