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  • Iron Man 3

    Iron Man 3

    ★★★★★

    Revisiting this five years later and I can’t believe that I gave it just two stars back in 2013. It’s a near-perfect Marvel film - fun, camp, engaging and, most of all, incredibly sincere.

  • Thor: The Dark World

    Thor: The Dark World

    ★★★

    I’ve always hated on this film as the bastard child of the MCU but rewatching it several years later - and directly after some of the phase one films - I actually enjoyed it far better than I remembered, and far much more than The Incredible Hulk or even Iron Man 2. Plus the cinematography is stunning - Greenwich never looked so good.

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  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World

    ★★

    John Hammond: "Don't worry, I'm not making the same mistakes again."

    Dr. Ian Malcolm: "No, you're making all new ones."

    (From The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997))

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron

    ★★

    For a film that brings absolutely nothing new to the table, Avengers: Age of Ultron has a spectacularly obnoxious air of self-congratulation about it. Featuring a well-trodden plot warning against the dangers of A.I., Age of Ultron simply regurgitates themes that Metropolis, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Demon Seed, Star Trek: The Original Motion Picture and 2001: A Space Odyssey, to name a few, all dealt with in a far more interesting, far superior fashion. In fact, I spent most of…