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  • The Amazing Spider-Man

    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Watching Spider-Man Far From Home the other day forced me into delving back into dark days of the web slinger, Sony’s Amazing Spider-Man reboot and it’s even worse then I remember it. Not only does it somehow manage to tell the backstory we’ve already seen in the Raimi films in such a flat and catastrophically poor way, it’s plagued with an incongruous tone. Andrew Garfield isn’t a bad actor and has showcased several times his obvious talent, but he really…

  • Spider-Man: Far from Home

    Spider-Man: Far from Home

    ★★★★

    Spider-Man: Far From Home May end up being one of the years great surprises. In many ways, we shouldn’t be surprised to see a MCU success, but given the mediocrity of Homecoming, I couldn’t help but be more then admired at the web slinging superhero’s second outing. What’s most refreshing, is that this feels like the starting ground for Spider-Man’s arc in the MCU and his future importance, as opposed to Homecoming’s persistence to continue the Tony Stark narrative. Alongside…

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  • Dark Phoenix

    Dark Phoenix

    Of course, it’s chaotic production didn’t indicate great things, but There’s calamity, then there’s Dark Phoenix. Even with all the major issues that plagued Apocalypse, there was still elements of fun and enjoyment to it, whereas this is just an uncomfortable and energy sapping watch from start to finish, with even more of the flavourless characters we saw in it’s predecessor. Simon Kinberg’s directorial debut doesn’t promise any future success, with a dated and cliche script, extremely shoddy cinematography, Rushed…

  • Green Book

    Green Book

    ★★★

    Green Book isn’t as intriguing or compelling as it may come across as, given it’s award laden run (Topped with the Best Picture at both the Globes and Oscars). Largely Held together remarkably by it’s powerful leads (Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali), it still doesn’t feel enough for a film that is remarkably shallow and unambiguous in construction and detail. There’s a bit too much of Farrelly’s unique and auteur style present and whilst it works for the most part,…