Movie Review: The Lion King (2019)

Lion King 2019 poster Breathtaking….also baby lions are too damn cute!

Stars: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Billy Eichner
Director: 
Jon Favreau

Synopsis: Young lion cub Simba is tricked, by his scheming uncle Scar, into thinking he caused the death of his father. After convincing Simba to flee into exile, Scar takes over as king of Pride Rock and rules in an evil and tyrannical way. Simba’s new life of carefree fun and freedom is brought to a halt when his past catches up to him and he must decide if he will turn and run or accept who he is and face it head on. Continue reading Movie Review: The Lion King (2019)

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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)

Movie Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider Home posterSo Aunt May is young now? – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #17

Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, Jacob Batalon, Zendaya
Director: 
Jon Watts

Synopsis: 6 months after the events of Civil War, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) spends his days waiting for a call or text alerting him of his next ‘mission’ with the Avengers. While out one night, passing the time, he stumbles across some guys selling alien style weapons and their leader who uses a suit to fly (Michael Keaton). When it appears that Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) isn’t believing what Peter is telling him, he decides to set out and catch the bad guys himself. Continue reading Movie Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Movie Review: Iron Man 2 (2010)

iron man 2I want so much to love this movie but… – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #4

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow
Director: 
Jon Favreau

Synopsis: 6 months after revealing he was Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) has been keeping up his appearance of Playboy turned Superhero while behind the scenes hiding the fact that the core keeping him alive is also killing him. While trying to figure out a cure, and insisting that Iron Man has essentially caused peace by being so advanced, a new enemy appears….one that seems to have the same technology that Tony has even though it was created by his father Howard….or was it? Continue reading Movie Review: Iron Man 2 (2010)

Movie Review: Iron Man (2008)

iron manThe film that started it all – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #2

Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard
Director: 
Jon Favreau

Synopsis: Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), a super wealthy and incredibly intelligent playboy, is the owner of Stark Industries which is the biggest weapons manufacture for the American military. While on location, Tony is kidnapped and almost killed by insurgents who force him to create the newest weapons for them. Using his intelligence and aid from a fellow captive, Tony creates something else….a powerful suit that helps him to escape. While there he learns to terrible truth about his company and instead of returning home to life as normal, Tony decides to use his new-found tech, stop issuing weapons, and save the world instead. Continue reading Movie Review: Iron Man (2008)