Solo: A Star Wars Story – Review

A word, if you will, on the subject of most origins stories: Nobblers. See after the disastrous collection of moving images that made up X-Men Origins: Wolverine, I’ve always kept spin-off and origins stories at arms length for fear of the repeat visits from the Soulless-Money-Eating Fairy of Planet JN-426, but after the surprising breath of […]

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Deadpool 2 – Review

For all my constant ragging on the film industry for being entirely commercially driven, there is an argument to be made for the commerce being in the service of artistic endeavour. Just look at the careers of Matthew McConaughey and Ben Affleck, an Oscar-winning actor and director respectively (We’ll overlook certain bat-shaped mis-steps for now). […]

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A Quiet Place – Review

“Oh Rambling Rifleman, we can’t wait to hear your opinion on Avengers: Infinity War” droned some of my more cretinous correspondents last week after noticing that I’ve been absent from the review sphere for due to a crippling case of couldn’t-be-arsed. Of course I could list numerous and well-thought-out reasons as to why Infinity War is just another […]

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Black Panther – Review

These days it has never been easier to be a nerd. With Disney using both Marvel and Star Wars to dominate the film industry, nerd culture in its tamest form is now popular than ever and the years of suffering comic book dweebs like myself endured through our teenage years have all been for nought. […]

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Pacific Rim – Review

There’s a phenomenon often observed by many concerning the fact that many people don’t know what they want until they have it. A lot of people will never actively want a Krispy Kreme doughnut, but when presented with one they will suddenly acknowledge a hitherto unknown craving. This same phenomenon is often traced to movies, and […]

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