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  • The Avengers

    The Avengers

    ★★★★½

    Mark's Girlfriend Emma Watches The MCU Part 3

    "What's next then?" was the verdict on this one. Emma has seen the Guardians movies and I think that's still her high bar for Marvel - I don't think the Big Crossover landed on this viewing. That opening 20 minutes is still really awkward, no matter how fond I am of what follows... (this probably needed more Odin "AGH"-ing)

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    Captain America: The First Avenger

    ★★★★★

    Mark's Girlfriend Emma Watches The MCU Part 1

    Cap is our favourite. Except Peggy Carter, who is even more our favourite. Red Skull looks daft, yes, but we don't care- this one is brilliant. I still think it's the best of the three, but I know I'm alone in that, (for now) so let's crack on, eh...

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  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

    Bellshit.

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    ★★★★

    Hey, guess what? It's nothing like the trailers. It's actually funny, actually scary, and, because there isn't a bottom half to read under a movie, it's 100% dickhead proof.

    The one thing that nobody seemed to actually buy ahead of this was that it could be both a remake and a passing of the torch. It turns out that it's both of those things and while it certainly bows to the original as much as, say, The Force Awakens does…