James McAvoy

His Dark Materials Episode 1.01 Review: “Lyra’s Jordan”

The HBO and BBC adaptation of His Dark Materials, known better in North America as The Golden Compass series, is the second major screen adaptation effort after the disastrously reviewed film in 2007. Does the first episode get right what the movie version didn't?

IT: Chapter Two Review

Managing Editor Jason Gorber took time out of his very busy TIFF 2019 to weigh in on the highly anticipated horror sequel IT: Chapter Two!

Dark Phoenix Video Review

Managing Editor Jason Gorber reviews Dark Phoenix – Does it raise the X-Men franchise from the ashes of Apocalypse or is it a First Class failure?

Glass Trailer: Welcome to the Shyamalan-aissance

The latest Glass trailer offers comic book-style thrills, and unites Shyamalan’s Unbreakable characters David Dunn (Bruce Willis) and Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) with Split’s mentally fractured antagonist Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy).

Geek Hard Podcast: Episode 312

We discuss the Captain America comics controversy, review X-Men: Apocalypse, talk with comic artist Marcus To about his creator-owned book Joyride from Image Comics and we also talk with Carolina Bartczak who plays Magda in the new X-men movie.

Home Entertainment Review: Filth

Filth (Jon S. Baird, 2014) – It’s possible that Irvine Welsh’s novel Filth might have been unfilmable, but that certainly didn’t stop writer and director Jon S. Baird from trying. It’s an admirable attempt to encapsulate a decent into abject madness and abasement at the hands of one of Welsh’s most memorably misanthropic creations, if it’s not […]