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)

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Movie Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

avengers 2 posterGetting the gang back together – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #12

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Hemsworth, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, James Spader
Director: 
Joss Whedon

Synopsis: After retrieving Loki’s staff, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) discovers that the core has artificial intelligence which he thinks can extract and use to keep the world safe. While trying to extract it into one of his robots, he accidentally unleashes Ultron (James Spader) a highly intelligent and extremely tyrannical being who is set on destroying the Avengers and the world. The team must put their recent differences and slight bickering aside and work together to face off against Ultron and the powerful twins at his side. Continue reading Movie Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Movie Review: The Avengers (2012)

AvengersThe gang is all here, it’s time to begin – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #6

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, Jeremy Renner
Director: 
Joss Whedon

Synopsis: When Loki (Tom Hiddleston) threatens Earths safety by stealing the Tesseract and opening a portal to bring in an alien army, Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson) knows it’s time to call on a few friends for help. Finally teaming up, Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Hulk & Thor make the team initiative, that has been hinted through the past films, a reality…say hello to The Avengers. Continue reading Movie Review: The Avengers (2012)

Movie Review: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015)

Mission Impossible 5-1Director:  Christopher McQuarrie
Writers:  Christopher McQuarrie
Stars:  Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames

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Please Note: The Following May Contain Spoilers (But I Tried Hard Not To)

How does one beat a thrilling stunt like scaling the outside of the Burj Khalifa? Well naturally they decide to hold onto the side of a military plane as it takes off and then continue to hold on and try to access a door while in flight. Hello Tom Cruise and his ability to not only do these stunts but have them totally and utterly work with the Ethan Hunt character and the Mission Impossible series. Also…..what a brilliant way to start off Rogue Nation.
I mean yes it turned into the kidnapping of Ethan Hunt, a valiant escape, the shutting down (again) of the IMF which meant the introduction of Alan Hunley (Alec Baldwin who you know is going to be great in any movie) which then led to a trip to the Opera for an explosive performance….see what I did there 😉. And that, my friends, is only the beginning. Continue reading Movie Review: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015)

Movie Review: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011)

Mission Impossible 4-1Director:  Brad Bird
Writers:  Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec
Stars:  Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

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Ghost Protocol. Where do I start with film #4 in the Mission Impossible series? How about that after watching, I determined that it was my favourite in the whole series (Side note…..this opinion changes but I’ll talk about that in a different post). Or what about the fact that the it starts with a prison break and after the way that #3 ended you’re left with a what??? How??? Why is Ethan in prison?? Frame of mind.  Continue reading Movie Review: Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (2011)