Ewan Gleadow

Avengers Endgame: An alternate take!

Avengers Endgame: An alternate take!

What more can be talked of about Endgame that hasn’t already been said? I guess nobody has called it contrived fan service, pandering to obsessive fans that acclaimed it the day it was announced. Because that is, in a nutshell, what Endgame was tasked with doing. Wrapping up ten years’ worth of storylines is no small feat, but with the promising set […]

 Tabitha Peverley

A Second look at Avengers Endgame

A Second look at Avengers Endgame

This is it.  The cinematic event of 2019 has finally arrived. After much anticipation from fans all over the world, the final chapter of Phase 4 of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU) has landed. And it did not disappoint. A culmination of 10 years and 22 films, Endgame is Marvel’s masterpiece, the jewel in its crown. […]

 Kamron Kent

PREVIEW: Avengers: Endgame #2

PREVIEW: Avengers: Endgame #2

A new trailer has landed and it’s time for one more (hopefully the last) trailer breakdown. It’s a shame we won’t hear Robert Downey Jr. shout “Get lost, Squidward” one last time. The trailer opens with a black and white shot of Downey Jr’s first scene as the legendary icon that is – Iron Man. […]

 Kamron Kent

Avengers: Endgame – Preview

Avengers: Endgame – Preview

In the aftermath of the villain Thanos (Josh Brolin) activating his gauntlet at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, we return to our favourite Marvel superheroes as they try to redeem themselves after failing to save the galaxy. Firstly, we see Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) leaving a heartfelt message to Miss Potts in his Iron […]

 Jake Anderson

Review: Avengers Infinity War

Review: Avengers Infinity War

-SPOILER WARNING- ‘Avengers Infinity War’ was originally announced all the way back in October 2014 – Nearly 4 years ago – with Marvel and Disney building up to it since Marvel’s hit ‘Guardians of The Galaxy’. Infinity War promised fans an experience that would bring the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy and other characters like […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

 

Marvel release their Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer – How do you feel about cinema's biggest shared universe

Marvel release their Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer – How do you feel about cinema's biggest shared universe

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmeOjFno6Do] So cheers from young and old alike, Marvel “accidentally” let slip the trailer for the new Avengers movie this week. At the time of writing it had amassed 25 million views. There’s no denying that Marvel movies are some of the biggest cinematic events of the year now, but the debate over them […]

 James Stevenson

Thoughtful, thunderous, and taking superheros mainstream – Marvel films are, actually, marvellous

Thoughtful, thunderous, and taking superheros mainstream – Marvel films are, actually, marvellous

A look into how Marvel is dominating the box office with style and swagger

  We recently ran a piece on Northern Lights picking apart the Marvel movie universe and finding it lacking in the extreme. But I’d like to offer a different stance. It’s rare to see a company build itself up to be the biggest player in one medium, only to adapt and expand to become the […]

 Angus Saul

Tired, tenuous, and too much Stan Lee – Why Marvel films aren't so marvellous anymore

Tired, tenuous, and too much Stan Lee  – Why Marvel films aren't so marvellous anymore

Wow. When you look back over the years, you realise just how much Marvel has boomed in recent times. Cast your mind back to 1944. World War II is still very much in full flow, Europe, Asia and the Pacific all embroiled in the turmoil, and there is no end in sight. Enter Captain America: […]