With Marvel setting the bar so high, where is there for the Avengers to go? Did Age of Ultron wow you or leave you nonplussed? Continue reading Avengers: Age of Ultron review
The golden rule of movies is: do what you like to people but, whatever you do, don’t hurt any animals. Well that goes out the window in this latest action tale of revenge starring Keanu Reeves as legendary retired hitman John Wick. Near the start of the movie he has a run-in with a hapless Russian mobster (Alfie Allen, here getting almost as much abuse … Continue reading John Wick: Keanu, the middle-aged action hero?
Modern TV shows, they have to begin with a bang these days. Well, to be fair, old ones did too, yet new ones tend to come with an A-list cast of actors, as well as an acclaimed director and screenwriter. Penny Dreadful is no exception. The man who put pen to paper, John Logan, is the wordsmith behind this one – in case you didn’t … Continue reading Penny Dreadful: first episode review
With anticipation I settled down the other night to watch the first episode of season 2 of Homeland. From the first episode of its original season I was an instant fan. To be honest I was sold on the concept before I even saw the show. It’s clear why, in today’s cut-throat world of US TV where shows get axed before they’ve even had a … Continue reading Homeland season 2: First episode review