Category: Film news

Merry Christmas: Top 5 things to watch on Netflix

Merry Christmas to one and all! Hope that you are having a restful, peaceful and enjoyable Christmas break, wherever you may be. And what better time to dust off that Netflix subscription, settle down with the family, and tuck in to some quality SFF? Join me for my rundown of the top 5 things to…


Movie review: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

Verdict: An entertaining extension of the HARRY POTTER universe FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM is a fantasy adventure movie which has generated significant buzz. As anyone with an internet connection will know, it’s written by JK Rowling, and marks a return to the HARRY POTTER-verse which is so loved by many. Set in…


Movie review: GHOSTBUSTERS (2016)

  Verdict: A very fun horror-comedy and a rare example of a successful reboot The original GHOSTBUSTERS is regarded as an icon of 80s cinematography. Although GHOSTBUSTERS II was nowhere near as well-received, discussion of a third instalment in the series has been going on for many years. This leads us to the 2016 “reboot”:…


Movie review: CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

Verdict: Another slick superhero offering from Marvel, which is more Avengers than Captain America Captain America was once regarded by many as the “least interesting” member of the Avengers. In a post-modern, America-critical world, it’s easy to see how Captain America struggled with finding his place. He has a lot in common with Superman; being…


Movie review: BATMAN v SUPERMAN – DAWN OF JUSTICE

Verdict: By turns excellent and mediocre, BvS might be the sequel to MAN OF STEEL but it’s a far better Batman movie BATMAN V SUPERMAN has to be the most anticipated superhero film of recent years. While the team-up has happened numerous times in comic books and other media, it’s taken this long for the…


TOP 5 BLOCKBUSTERS COMING IN 2016

This year looks to be another bonanza fans of SF and fantasy on the big screen. Let’s take a look at the top 5 incoming blockbusters heading in our direction this year…   GHOSTBUSTERS (released 15th July 2016) Both fresh and nostalgic, the new GHOSTBUSTERS trailer has got my sixth sense tingling. It certainly feels like…


Merry Christmas: let’s celebrate with my FORCE AWAKENS review

Merry Christmas one and all! I hope that you’re all having a restful, peaceful and happy holiday. A lot of you will probably already have seen the new STAR WARS movie, or will be planning to do the same over the Christmas holidays. More than any other movie I can remember, THE FORCE AWAKENS has…


Sci-fi movies for 2016…

2015 is drawing to a close, with only a handful of days left. So what can we expect from 2016? Happily, it looks to be another good year for science fiction. Here are four upcoming SF films hitting the big screen in 2016… X-MEN APOCALYPSE Premium superhero content from Marvel’s X-Men universe. STAR TREK: BEYOND…


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