Is Marvel’s Insistence on Being So Firmly On-The-Nose Rooted in a Distrust of Its Audience?

Is Marvel’s Insistence on Being So Firmly On-The-Nose Rooted in a Distrust of Its Audience?

In ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, Marvel, writer Michael Waldron and director Sam Raimi, tell rather than show. Is this because they don’t trust us to understand film language? Essay by Callum McGuigan.

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) Review

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) Review

Sam Raimi takes the reins of ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’, a sentimental and flashy Marvel movie filled with fan service. Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen star. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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Doctor Strange (2016) Review

Doctor Strange (2016) Review

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Dr Stephen Strange in Scott Derrickson’s Marvel Cinematic Universe offering ‘Doctor Strange’ (2016), an eye-popping MCU entry. Sam Sewell-Peterson reviews.

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The Old Guard (2020) Review

The Old Guard (2020) Review

Charlize Theron leads an ensemble cast in 2020 Netflix action film ‘The Old Guard’. With a “universe” clearly in Netflix’s sights, is this film worth a sequel? Find out in Joseph Wade’s review.

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The Lion King (2019) Review

The Lion King (2019) Review

“While The Jungle Book enhanced the magic of its predecessor, The Lion King did the opposite.” Samuel Sybert reviews ‘The Lion King’ (2019).

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Top 10 Contemporary Rom-Com Ensembles

Top 10 Contemporary Rom-Com Ensembles

Which rom-coms can boast the best ensemble casts in contemporary cinema? Take a look back in time and through many an era for these, the Top 10 Contemporary Rom-Com Ensembles.

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‘Love Actually’ Short to be Made for Charity

‘Love Actually’ Short to be Made for Charity

A 10 minute sequel to Richard Curtis’s ‘Love Actually’ (2003) is being made in aid of Comic Relief 2017. Full details here.

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The Martian (2015) Review

The Martian (2015) Review

Ridley Scott’s silver screen adaptation of Andy Weir’s ‘The Martian’, starring Matt Damon, has been reviewed by Joseph Wade, here.

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5 Films I Walked Out On

5 Films I Walked Out On

“5 Films I Walked Out On” by Joseph Wade. Check out five of the movies Joseph Wade couldn’t bare to carry on watching in this week’s piece.

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