Ryan Easby

Review: Deadpool 2

Review: Deadpool 2

I’m gonna give it to you straight, I thought the first Deadpool was simply OK. Sure, it wasn’t a bad movie by any stretch of the imagination, but I felt it dragged too much during the second act, the flashback nature of the main plotline was paper thin at best and the characters were extremely […]

 Samantha Teasdale

The man and legend that was Stan Lee

The man and legend that was Stan Lee

Marvel legend Stan Lee, the creator of much loved characters such as the X-Men, Spider-Man, Captain America and other characters in the Marvel universe, sadly passed away on  Monday, November 12 at the age of 95. Although this is a sad time, fans can take this opportunity to be grateful for the influence of his […]

 Jake Anderson

Review: Deadpool 2

Review: Deadpool 2

-SPOILER WARNING- The original ‘Deadpool’ was at its heart a romance flick parodying superhero films, while ‘Deadpool 2’ continues the self-aware humour but having a heavy focus on family as it continues to follow Ryan Reynolds’s portrayal as Deadpool while continuing to make the audience to laugh. The humour in ‘Deadpool 2’ is an improvement […]

 Lewis Wild

Logan: Review

Logan: Review

Logan is the Wolverine film that audiences have craved for so long. It’s packed with bloody violence, adult language and emotional revelations. Hugh Jackman’s final appearance as the clawed hero challenges everything that we expect of super hero movies.

The film is based around the Old Man Logan storyline from the X-Men comics, taking place in a near future where mutants are dying off. The ones that remain include Logan, and a frail, mentally ill Professor Xavier. Patrick Stewart’s return to the role is extremely satisfying, as he gets to explore a different side […]

 Lewis Wild

Preview: Jackman Set To Play Wolverine One Last Time in Logan

Preview: Jackman Set To Play Wolverine One Last Time in Logan

Hugh Jackman is extending the claws one final time in his penultimate role as Wolverine.

The film is set in the future and follows a Wolverine with diminished healing abilities and struggling with age. Professor X has set him one last mission, to protect a girl who is like Logan. The trailers have teased that the girl could possibly be “X-23” Logan’s “daughter” who is a clone of himself and […]

 Paul Farrell

Top 15 Cryokinetics (Part 1)

Top 15 Cryokinetics (Part 1)

Ice is a popular power in fictional media and here are the top 15 Cryokinetics or Ice Wielders Ice, the element of detachment, the most cruel and unforgiving of earth’s natural elements, bringing all development in nature to a standstill, Ice is a pretty common ability in fictional media, nearly everywhere you turn there are […]

 Adam Bloomfield

Top Ten X-Men Characters

With the release of the latest film X-Men Apocalypse, I decided to pick my top ten mutants from across the entire span of the comic’s history and what they’re powers are and why they are my favourites. 1. Archangel (Warren Worthington III) A staple of the X-Men comics and the original ‘fly boy’ of the […]

 

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 […]

 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: […]