I love the fact that this had the potential to be Marvel's retarded stepchild but actually proved to be (arguably) the strongest feature since The Avengers. The scope, ambition and diversity of GotG has opened the door to more "out there" adventures in Blockbuster/ genre film making.
Visually captivating with a wealth of fastidiously engineered detail, this creative environment along with its set pieces and alien worlds would be nothing without the heart and humour this movie displays in abundance.
One of the funniest, funnest Science Fiction/ Adventure flicks in ages.
From the writer of the Star Wars prequels and the director of the Da Vinci Code series comes a fantasy adventure partly filmed in New Zealand starring Leprechaun, Batman from Top Gun and that evil bitch from Return To Oz.
The premise is fun and engaging, the performances and world created are absorbing and the action set pieces and animation are breathtaking for their time. OK, so the comedy mostly feels forced and Warwick's accent is all over the place…
I have absolutely no idea of how to start this review.
First off the bat, to the best of my knowledge there is nothing here that will shake the foundations and change the opinion of the Nolan haters.
Set 8 years after The Dark Knight, this film takes a knackered and spiritually broken Bruce Wayne and places him in a situation where he must don the cape once more.
Christian Bale has come a long way in 7 years. From…
Thank jeebus for Letterboxd. For years I've been doing the "Bond Marathon" before the latest 007 adventure. For years I thought I was the only sad fucker who endured all twenty something films in preparation for the next slice of kiss kiss, bang bang. There's a few that have more or less concluded this little ritual, but seeing as Skyfall ain't out until 26th October I thought I'd slowly work my way through them, starting now.
So... Dr No. The…