Movie Review: Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

Spider Far Poster The gang are back but with some new faces in new locations and with new Spidey Suits

Stars: Zendaya, Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jon Favreau, Samuel L Jackson, Jacob Batalon
Director: 
Jon Watts

Be sure to check out the review for the first film too:
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Synopsis: After the events of Endgame and the 5 years that people have named the Blip, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) is trying desperately to have a break from the superhero thing, be a normal teenager, ask out a girl he likes, take a school trip to Europe  and also mourn the death of his mentor and friend. But of course the world isn’t going to let him have it that easy so when big bads appear and bring chaos to his school trip, Peter must don the Spider Suit again and team up with Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson) and a new person of power he has on his side, Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal). Continue reading Movie Review: Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

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Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Kick Ass 2 poster It should have been called Ass Kick because it got it’s ass kicked as a sequel – And off I go to pursue my life of comedy greatness

Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Jeff Wadlow

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Synopsis: After the events of the first movie Mindy (Chloë Grace Moretz) is struggling with going to school, being ‘normal’ and not being Hit Girl all the time. Meanwhile Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) willingly stopped being Kick-Ass and is in turn struggling with boring day to day life. When begging Mindy to team up and be a duo fails, he searches elsewhere for other vigilantes in the city to work with. But of course every superhero needs a bad guy and the loss of his father and many people he was close to has caused Chris D’Amico (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) to be consumed by revenge and form his own team to be the cities ultimate super villain with the main goal….kill Kick-Ass. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Kick Ass poster Good call, baby doll!

Stars:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mark Strong, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Matthew Vaughn

Synopsis: High school student and comic book nerd Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) decides to take it upon himself to wear a costume and become a real-life superhero and helping people in need. Doing this, however, causes him to cross paths with drug lords and criminals who suddenly want nothing more than to see him dead. It also means that two other ‘superheros’ are forced to show themselves in order to save his neck once or twice. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers 4 poster21 movies later, we’ve finally made it…and don’t worry, I promise, no spoilers

Stars: Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Paul Rudd, Josh Brolin, Brie Larson, Don Cheadle, Bradley Cooper
Director: 
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Synopsis: Infinity War ended with Thanos snapping his fingers and wiping out half of all living creatures. Many of the characters we had come to love disappeared in a puff of dust and the audience cried some very unexpected tears. Endgame is what happens next…..Endgame is when they who remain fight back with the aim of restoring everything that once was and destroying Thanos for good.  Continue reading Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Movie Review: Captain Marvel (2019)

marvel posterShe’s here….and she has the coolest cat ever!

Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn 
Directors: 
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Synopsis: Vers (Brie Larson), a member of the Kree, is kidnapped during a rescue mission and escapes to the closest planet…..Earth. There she discovers that the memories she thought she has lost in an accident many years ago have started to come back and she may not be Kree after all. Instead she sets out to find the people from her memories and in turn discovers she used to be human and there is more to her life and her powers than she previously thought. Continue reading Movie Review: Captain Marvel (2019)

Movie Review: Shazam! (2019)

Shazam posterAlso known as Captain Sparkle Fingers

Stars: Zachary Levi, Djimon Hounsou, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer
Director: 
David F. Sandberg

Synopsis: In order to save the world from a powerful villain, a wizard passes on his powers to a 14-year-old boy names Billy (Asher Angel). Every time he calls out the name Shazam, he transforms into an adult superhero and with the help of his friend Freddy (Jack Dylan Grazer), learns his powers and prepares to take on the bad guy. Continue reading Movie Review: Shazam! (2019)

Movie Review: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

avengers 3 posterThe BEST Avengers movie…so far – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #20

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Chris Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Chadwick Boseman, Zoe Saldana
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Synopsis: Thanos (Josh Brolin) has arrived and is collecting the Infinity Stones one by one. The Avengers join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy and the people Wakanda in order to protect the stones and try to stop Thanos from collecting the whole set and destroying half of the universe. Continue reading Movie Review: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)