Tag Archives: superheroes

Review – Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War is fun, and if that’s all you expect from it, you’ll probably have a good time. The plot is reasonably coherent and well-paced – certainly in comparison to Age of Ultron, and even The Winter Soldier. … Continue reading

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Review: Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones is dark and thorny and sometimes difficult to watch, but it is also the best superhero fiction I have viewed in a long time. I want to recommend it, but not without caution. Jessica Jones should come with … Continue reading

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Agent Carter: Pilot Episode

Agent Carter is the long anticipated TV spin-off  from Captain America: The First Avenger. Peggy Carter, Steve Rogers’s love interest in the movie, takes the helm as the first female lead in a Marvel franchise since the ill-fated Elektra. Peggy … Continue reading

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Serene Slumber Party 3: X-Men: Season One, by K V Taylor

Please put your hands together to warmly welcome the most awesomesauce K V Taylor. Particularly so as I have been a bad Womble and utterly failed to upload the review she kindly sent to me weeks ago. The reasons are … Continue reading

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Super-Ro!

So, I haven’t watched and reviewed The Hollow Crown, Part II, yet. This is basically because I woke up at 12 noon and went ‘Oh, yeah, I guess I really was tired, just like I told my doctor before he … Continue reading

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Review: The Amazing Spider-man

Title: The Amazing Spider-man Cinematic Release: 2012 Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, and Irrfan Khan Written by: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, and Steve Kloves Directed by: Marc Webb There are two things … Continue reading

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Captain America: The First Avenger

I know I owe you guys another Read Along with Rhube, but I can’t keep it inside any longer: this film was so good. All the squee I had for X-Men: First Class, plus some more, with none of the … Continue reading

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Green Lantern

I really, really like superhero films. I like space. I like people with powers. I like skin-tight jumpsuits. I like secret identity angst. Although I do not think all superhero movies are good, they rarely bore me. X-men 3 was … Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class

Except for the exceptions, this movie is exceptional. If there’s one superhero movie you should make the time to see this year, it’s this one. I haven’t decided yet whether to regard it as my favourite superhero movie of all … Continue reading

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