Movie Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

thor 3 posterFinally, a Thor movie I actually like – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #18

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeff Goldblum
Director: 
Taika Waititi

Synopsis: An evil sorceress, Hela (Cate Blanchett), has come to lay claim to the throne of Asgard. While trying to stop her, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) instead ends up lost and ultimately imprisoned on a planet far across the universe called Sakaar. In order to get off the planet and rush back to save Asgard, he must make some new friends as well as convince some old ones to join him in the fight to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his world. Continue reading Movie Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Movie Review: Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)

mowgli posterThe kid who plays Mowgli is fantastic!

Stars: Rohan Chand, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch
Director: 
Andy Serkis

Synopsis: After the Tiger Shere Khan kills his family, a ‘man-cub’ is taken in by a pack of wolves, a bear & a panther to raise in the jungle as one of their own. Years pass and the tiger once again threatens the now boy, Mowgli’s life as well as the entire wolf pack. He flees to the nearby human village where he learns what it is to be just a boy before realising that the hunter in the village isn’t just there to kill the Tiger. Mowgli must now be neither only man or wolf and stand up against the Tiger & the Hunter to protect the rest of the jungle. Continue reading Movie Review: Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

Dragon 3.jpgThe best concluding chapter we didn’t realise this story needed.

Stars: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington
Director: 
Dean DeBlois

Synopsis: Berk is now a dragon sanctuary, with newly appointed chief Hiccup out on daily raids to rescue dragons from catchers and trappers. The other Vikings in the world have had enough and hire a tyrant names Grimmel, famous for catching and killing night fury’s, to catch Toothless and use his alpha status to turn all of the dragons over to the trappers. Hiccup and Toothless, in order to help save Berk and all of the dragons, must search for the Hidden World which will provide sanctuary and safety for them all. Along the way, they discover that Toothless is not the last night fury as previously thought but is she there to help or hinder them on their search. Continue reading Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

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Stars: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler
Director: 
Dean DeBlois

Synopsis: Berk is now a Dragon loving centre with everyone embracing the love and friendship of the dragons and living in a community together. Naturally Hiccup (Jar Baruchel) is still out there exploring and learning and trying to build a map of the whole world with his dragon companion Toothless. Along the way he discovers a mysterious Dragon Rider who lives in an ice cave sanctuary protecting hundreds of other dragons from an evil dragon catcher who is attempting to build a dragon army. Together they join forces to stop the war and save the dragons. Continue reading Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)