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  • War for the Planet of the Apes

    War for the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★★

    In 2011 the Planet of the Apes franchise was rebooted and we were introduced to scientists testing a viral-based drug on chimpanzees and also an intelligent infant chimp named Caesar. The 2014 followup, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, we learn that the viral-based drug manifested into the Simian Flu has massively reduced the human population and Caesar is trying to maintain dominance of his community of intelligent apes and trying to stop a potential war between apes and…

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    ★★★★

    Spider-Man: Homecoming is the third incarnation of the character on the big screen in the last fifteen years but this time Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have teamed up for this particular version, introducing Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in last years Captain America: Civil War. We’ve already had Peter Parker’s origin story told, twice, on the big screen and here they decide to avoid retelling that side as instead we’re thrown several months after the events of Civil…

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  • Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    ★★★★½

    Wonder Woman is the latest instalment in Warner Bros. DC Extended Universe, the first female led superhero film in over a decade (we can try to forget that Catwoman and Elektra happened....but they did) and also the first female director to direct a superhero film with a female protagonist (the second in comic book films behind Lexi Alexander for 2008's Punisher: War Zone). From these points, plus the fact that the films within the DCEU haven't received the critical claim…

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★★

    Back in the summer of 2000, 20th Century Fox brought the X-Men film to the big screen, back in the day when comic book/superhero films weren't taken as serious as they are now (to a certain degree) by major studios. It also launched the career of then well known stage actor Hugh Jackman to a worldwide audience playing the role of Wolverine. Fast forward to seventeen years later and Hugh Jackman makes his ninth and final outing as the iconic…