I’ve only seen one of the many previous Spider-Man films (Amazing Spider-Man with Andrew Garfield in 2012) and I wasn’t initially too enthusiastic about seeing this one. After all, how many times can you recycle the same comic book character? But I was persuaded to give this film a chance thanks to its many positive reviews – and I am glad I did. First of … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming
My initial reaction to the trailer for Captain America: Civil War was not enthusiastic. I watched the quarrel between Iron Man and Captain America develop and I wrinkled my forehead. They’re super heroes, I thought to myself. Surely Marvel is running out of ideas. Why can’t they just get along? Well, after watching this film, I completely understand why they can’t. Captain America: Civil … Continue reading Captain America: Civil War
I had a plan of reviewing The Iron Man films as a trilogy. The only problem with such an approach is that, after seeing them, I started doubting if they really were a trilogy. The stitching was a bit too loose, the trilogy was coming apart at the seams. The first Iron Man film definitely works well as a stand-alone, and I think it was … Continue reading Iron Man, or why you need to be a vulnerable millionaire.