Tabitha Peverley

Superhero Day hits the North East!

Superhero Day hits the North East!

Today (May 5) is a very special day, it is a day to celebrate our favourite superheroes! With the superhero genre growing in popularity with help from popular movie franchises such as Marvel’s The Avengers, it feels like there is no getting away from the legendary characters. The North East, in particular, seems to have […]

 Paul Barclay

Family important in new trailer for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

There is a very strong family feel in the newly released trailer for the upcoming Marvel sequel, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2. In amongst the new footage of action and comedy, there are more than a few instances of family being the main concept. Whether it be Peter “Star-Lord” Quill, played again by Chris […]

 Cameron Mitchell

Luke Cage (spoiler free) review – do Netflix and Marvel work together well?

Luke Cage (spoiler free) review – do Netflix and Marvel work together well?

Marvel’s Luke Cage is a Netflix original series that follows the story of, you guessed it, Luke Cage (comic book fans may know him as Power Man), played by Mike Colter.

The series takes place in Harlem, New York, where a troubled Luke Cage is starting his life over. The peace ends when local happenings draw him out from the crowd, making him feel like he has to take things into his own hands and restore peace to Harlem. The creator of the series, Cheo Hodari Coker, has […]

 Francisco Andrade

Captain America: Civil War – Review

Super-hero fans and enthusiasts will have their fill this year with DC’s Batman V Superman and now Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War staying away from the typical story lines of  the early-2000’s films and present the audience with dilemmas about this fantasy world where super powers exist; who polices the police, should heroes be held […]

 Jordan Davidson

Daredevil Season 2 Review (Spoiler Free)

War is coming and the hero of Hell’s Kitchen returns, but how does this second instalment stack up? By now superheroes have become the norm rather than the exception. With a hugely over saturated market of movies and TV shows, it’s hard to find anything truly exceptional. Daredevil, however has proven to be one of […]

 Paul Barclay

Review: Deadpool

Do you remember when comic book films were fun? The time when they did not take themselves too seriously, even if the source material was dark, and just set out to entertain people and ensure the audience had fun. Of course, that all changed with the release of The Dark Knight Trilogy. Now, before you […]

 Sophie Dishman

Season Review: Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones was one of the most highly anticipated TV series of the year and the wait payed off for Marvel fans. The first episode (AKA Ladies Night) introduces us to the main character Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) – an alcoholic with a lot of baggage and a “gift” of superhuman strength and flight. Whilst Jessica is not […]

 Steve Kell

Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

  Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) | Director: Joss Whedon | Rating: 4 Star Just as Avengers Assemble did for phase one, Avengers: Age of Ultron rounds off the second phase of Marvel Studios cinematic universe and its safe to say, it doesn’t disappoint. Given that director Joss Whedon chose to use nine avengers and a […]

 Shannon Hodge

Walt Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6 comes to cinemas this week

Walt Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6 comes to cinemas this week

The first ever animated Disney/Marvel film will be hitting the big screen this week (January 30), in the form of a huggable, marshmallow-like robot named Baymax and 5 unlikely superheroes. Big Hero 6 is the latest action-packed comedy fresh from the Walt Disney Animation Studios, about the relationship between robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his […]

 Sam Griffiths

Wonder Woman, The Flash, and … Cyborg? – We examine the DC franchise 6 year plan

Wonder Woman, The Flash, and … Cyborg? – We examine the DC franchise 6 year plan

Superheroes. Can’t live without them. Obviously not literally. But DC and Marvel have a plan. Their plan, between them, is to release every single film to be made from now until 2020. They are starting with a modest two each a year, which is only four superheros each year, with Marvel booked up until 2017, […]