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Review: Captain America: Civil War

Directed by: Joe & Anthony Russo.

Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Tom Holland.

Rating: Running Time: 147 mins.

After the events of the previous Marvel Studio movies (in particular Avengers: Age Of Ultron and the destruction of the city of Sokovia) the world has become very aware of those enhanced with super abilities and wary of the collateral damage left in the wake of such events. After a mission ends in disaster and the deaths of innocent bystanders, the United Nations agrees that independent heroes, or rather “vigilantes” should be held accountable for their actions and be forced to sign up to the Sokovian accords, a sort of registration for enhanced individuals who would then be under the command of the United Nations. Read the rest of this entry

The Avengers: Age Of Ultron – Teaser Trailer

Joss Whedon brings us the second Marvel’s Avengers movie, with all the cast from the first movie returning and having to tackle the artificla intelligence Ultron, that has decided mankind may not be worthy of keeping around.

First Impressions: This looks dark, and supercharged compared to the first Avengers movie, which was action packed but also had some broad humour in it. No sign of that here, though expect some to be interjected throughout by Whedon, as well as his usual gut-punches that you normally don’t see coming. Avengers: Age Of Ultron is released in April 2015.

Trailer: Thor – The Dark World

The final trailer for the second movie following Marvel’s Thor (Chris Hemsworth), this time battling an ancient evil that very little is known about, at stake? Existence as we know it.

Thor: The Dark World is due for release in the UK on 30th October a week ahead of it’s US release on 8th November.

A History Of Live Action Marvel

Marvel comics are known to a lot of people, be it directly or indirectly through other media, most people have heard of such characters as Spider-man or The Incredible Hulk, some of the most famous of their numerous characters licensed out by Marvel Studios to film companies like 20th Century Fox or Universal Studios. In 2004 the decision was made for Marvel Studios to begin making movies of their characters and financing them themselves. Iron Man, the first in the series, went on to be a success, proving that they could not only make a good movie, but a profitable one, and so the decision was made to make more movies featuring their characters. Read the rest of this entry

UK Box Office Top 10

Nothing can seem to sink Battleship as it has spent a second week on the top of the tree however it’s takings were well down from last week and it had a challenge from a surprise new entry.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at the bottom end of the chart is the god awful Gone, doing a little bit better but still not that well was Lockout which managed to hit the number 7 spot however it was Salmon Fishing in the Yemen that was the biggest new entry this week hitting the number 2 spot.

10 – Gone – (NE) – £275.087

9 – 21 Jump Street – £376.781 – £9.465.305

8 – Mirror Mirror – £535.093 – £6.070.901

7 – Lockout – (NE) – £596.000

6 – Pirates: In Adventure with Scientists – £772.887 – £14.085.333

5 – Titanic 3D – £925.740 – £9.919.113

4 – Cabin in the Wood – £1.033.533 – £3.543.472

3 – The Hunger Games – £1.070.787 – £21.259.368

2 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – (NE) – £1.169.235

1 – Battleship – £1.282.091 – £6.068.174

New Releases – I don’t think i need to say anything else apart from AVENGERS ASSEMBLE.

Trailer: Avengers Super Bowl Trailer

Nick Fury and the international agency S.H.I.E.L.D. bring together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki & his various membered army.

Impression – Do i have to say anything just watch the bloody trailer now and hope the 27th April comes really quickly