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)

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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)

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)