Film Review: Shazam!

The seventh instalment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and directed by David F. Sandberg, Shazam! follows a newly fostered young boy, Billy Batson (Asher Angel) who, whilst in search of his mother, is chosen by the ancient wizard Shazam (Djimon Hounsou) as his new champion and receives unexpected superpowers. With his newfound ability to […]

Film Review: Aquaman

The sixth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and directed by James Wan, Aquaman tells the origin story of Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa), the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, who goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land. It’s a journey that will not […]

Film Review: Justice League

The fifth instalment in the DC Extended Universe, following on from 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League sees Batman (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) recruit The Flash (Ezra Miller), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) after the selfless death of Superman (Henry Cavill) to restore faith in a now […]

Film Review: The Lego Batman Movie

The Lego Batman Movie, directed by Chris McKay, centers on the DC Comics character Batman (voiced by Will Arnett) as he attempts to overcome his greatest fear in order to stop the Joker’s (Zach Galifianakis) latest plan, whilst also discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick (Michael […]

Film Review: Suicide Squad

The third instalment in the DC Extended Universe, following on from this year’s Batman v Superman, and directed by David Ayer, Suicide Squad follows a group of imprisoned supervillains who are recruited by a secret government agency, led by Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) and Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), to execute a dangerous black ops mission […]

Film Review: Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice

(This week I took a trip to my local Showcase cinema to watch the new release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Thanks again to Showcase Cinemas for asking me to host a game of #OscarsBingo. By playing, I won two free cinema tickets, which I used today.) Rating: Directed by Zack Snyder, the […]

100 Films To Look Forward To In 2016

2015 has ended on a high with the likes of Star Wars – Episode VII: The Force Awakens reminding us exactly why we love film and how waiting a whole year for a release can pay off. But now it’s time to look forward to what the new year has to come, with my list […]

7 New High-Quality Images for ‘Batman v Superman’

(Written for Filmoria) The summer blockbusters are coming to an end for 2015, and with a few big releases still left for the rest of the year, we’re already eager for 2016 to get a move on. One of the most anticipated films we can’t wait to see is DC’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of […]

Chris Pine Closes Deal to Star in ‘Wonder Woman’

(Written for Filmoria) Chris Pine has closed a deal to join the DC Movie Universe as Steve Trevor in Patty Jenkins’ anticipated Wonder Woman movie, reports have confirmed this week. Set to star opposite Gal Gadot, who will be playing the lead of Wonder Woman, these are the only two casting confirmations as of yet, […]

What Happened In Gotham Before The Mid-Season Break?

(Written for Beamly) Has the mid-season break for Channel 5’s Gotham been so long that you’ve forgotten what happened in the first half of series one? Or did you not watch the series and have now been tempted to catch up with the return of the second half? Whether you’re a fan of the series […]

Film Review: Man Of Steel

Rating: Directed by Zack Snyder, Man Of Steel is the latest superhero blockbuster that follows DC‘s comic book character Superman. His return to screen tells the origins of his story, as a young boy, Clark Kent (Henry Cavill), learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. Journeying to discover where he […]

Film Review: The Dark Knight Rises

(Published in Issue 12 of my publication In Retrospect) The final instalment to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises picks up eight years after the attacks of The Joker and Two-Face from 2008’s The Dark Knight when a new terrorist leader, Bane (Tom Hardy), overwhelms Gotham’s finest, including Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman) and […]

Bane’s Dialogue Cleaned Up, Not Reworked

(Written for HeyUGuys) When some fans were treated to a six-minute prologue of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises on select IMAX screens last month, the thing that got people talking the most about was that Bane’s (Tom Hardy) dialogue was very hard to understand. However, Nolan recently commented that he had no plans to […]

Christian Bale talks ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Christian Bale has been talking about where the final chapter of Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy will take his character of Bruce Wayne this week, as confirmation is given that the sequel will take place eight years after the events depicted in The Dark Knight. From the sounds of it, […]

Steal A Look At These ‘Man Of Steel’ Images

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) This month sees a number of images for Zack Snyder‘s Man of Steel, first with an image of Amy Adams as love interest Lois Lane whilst filming on set on Vancouver Island, and more recently with a shirtless Henry Cavill for his role as Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman. Even more images […]

Catwoman Shows Off Her New Costume

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex) Anne Hathaway has been snapped in downtown Los Angeles this weekend during filming for The Dark Knight Rises, showing off her leather Catwoman costume in full whilst straddling her own blackened mode of transport. The photos show Hathaway alongside Christian Bale as Batman and Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon. […]

It’s Been a ‘Super’ Week for Marvel and DC

This week sees the trailers of two of the most anticipated and upcoming superhero films, the epic conclusion to Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, and Marc Webb‘s first in a series of rebooted Spider-Man films, The Amazing Spider-Man. Captain America is out in cinemas next week and a (good quality) trailer is […]

Film Review: Watchmen

Directed by Zack Snyder and based on the 1986–87 DC Comics of the same name, Watchmen is set in an alternate America where costumed superheroes are part of everyday life. When one of his former comrades is murdered (Jeffrey Dean Morgan‘s The Comedian), masked vigilante Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley) uncovers a plot to kill and […]

Film Review: The Dark Knight

The second instalment in The Dark Knight Trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan and a sequel to 2005’s Batman Begins, The Dark Knight sees Batman (Christian Bale) enlist the help of his allies – Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and DA Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) – to keep a tight lid on crime in Gotham City. […]