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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★½

    Ultimate Edition

    I’ll get straight to the point, this movie works for me. I don’t get the negativity and I probably never will. I like the tie in to Man of Steel (2013). Batman’s hatred for Superman is justified and serves as an intriguing plot point. The chemistry between Superman and Lois Lane is better than in the inaugural film. Batman and Wonder Woman are badass and Doomsday provides a strong centrepiece to a grandstand finale. Zack Snyder directs well, it’s nicely shot with some exceptional moments of photography and there are some good teasing segments to set up Justice League (2017).

    Format: Blu-ray

    1st Review

  • Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

    ★★★★

    Yes DC! Yes, yes, yes. Who would’ve thought that the DCEU’s answer to Deadpool would come in the form of Harley Quinn. Margot Robbie is on the fringe of creating a cult comic book character for the cinema generation, if she hasn’t already. The film itself is great! Cool action and fight sequences coupled with some very funny moments. The character dynamics are on point with Ewan McGregor delivering a surprisingly comical turn and the scene in the Police Evidence…

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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    It goes without saying, this film had to be bigger and better than any other MCU movie to go before it...and it was, with eleven years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe being celebrated in style. Directors Anthony and Joe Russo deliver an action film that not only pays homage to all the actors and filmmakers involved in this series to date, plus a few familiar movies, it also does it with a touch of class, some of the best visuals…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★

    There’s a huge Get Out (2017) texture and overall feel to Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite (2019) to the point where I’m wondering if the South Korean filmmaker’s Oscar winner was influenced in any way by Jordan Peele’s seminal film. Every performance along with the direction and subtext in this movie is so significant to its overall impact, as were said elements in Peele’s Oscar nominated offering, and no doubt will be a wet dream for any film lecturer to dissect it’s existence and purpose in years…