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: 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: 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)

Movie Review: Ant Man and the Wasp (2018)

Ant Man 2 posterSimilar to the first Ant Man but he’s like, big sometimes – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #19

Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Michael Douglas
Director: 
Peyton Reed

Synopsis: A few years after the events of Civil War, Scott (Paul Rudd) has almost completed his 2 years of house arrest and is ready to start a new life free of crime and spend time with his daughter. Enter a strange dream, a phone call to some old friends and a night time kidnapping and Scott is once again back with Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and his daughter Hope (Evangeline Lilly) to suit up and work together as Ant Man & Wasp to fight off new enemies and search for clues about her mother…and if she’s still alive. Continue reading Movie Review: Ant Man and the Wasp (2018)

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: 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: Black Panther (2018)

PAnther posterWakanda Forever! – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #16

Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Martin Freeman
Director: 
Ryan Coogler

Synopsis: After the death of his father King T’Chaka (John Kani), Prince T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) must return to Wakanda to perform the Black Panther ceremony and take his rightful place as the new king. When a stranger turns up at the boarders declaring blood right and challenging him for the position of King, T’Challa must take charge to protect his country and the rest of the world. Continue reading Movie Review: Black Panther (2018)

Movie Review: Doctor Strange (2016)

Doctor posterExcuse me, where can I get a cape like his? – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #15

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen
Director: 
Scott Derrickson

Synopsis: After a horrible car accident damages his hands, Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) searches for a way to heal them so he can perform surgeries again. When science fails, he seeks out alternate forms of healing, eventually ending up at a temple run by a woman called The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). Here he learns that life isn’t just science and logic, there is magic and power and ancient wisdom to be discovered and ahen the temple and the world are suddenly under threat by an ex student, Strange must use his new-found powers to help save the world. Continue reading Movie Review: Doctor Strange (2016)

Movie Review: Captain America: Civil War (2015)

captain 3 posterMy favourite Captain America film – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #14

Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie
Directors: 
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Synopsis: Afer the events of Sokovia, the UN puts pressure on the Avengers to sign an accord and essentially give the government full control of where they go and when they fight. Captain America (Chris Evans) & Iron Man (Tony Stark) completely disagree with this process, causing a rift in the group. This is only heightened when an attack on the UN kills the king of Wakanda and injures many others and the only footage found shows it’s Cap’s old friend Bucky (Sebastian Stan) and in order to find out the truth he and a few other Avengers team up against the others and thus the group is torn completely in half.  Continue reading Movie Review: Captain America: Civil War (2015)

Movie Review: Ant-Man (2015)

Ant man posterSometimes size really does matter – Avengers chronological re-watch, film #13

Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly
Director: 
Peyton Reed

Synopsis: Fresh out of jail and trying to make things right in order to gain visitation rights with his young daughter, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) plans to pull one last burglary job for some money to get his life into order. Unbeknownst to him, the millionaire he is stealing from is Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) who’s safe doesn’t in fact contain gold and riches like everyone thought, instead it contains a suit and mask. Curiosity naturally gets the better of Scott and he proceeds to put the suit on, figures out it’s shrinking powers and ultimately get caught up in Hank’s plans to help save the world from his evil successor who is trying to replicate the suits power for not so good intentions. Continue reading Movie Review: Ant-Man (2015)