Ben and Daniel rank all the X-Men films!
Can a classic storyline and stacked cast raise the final X-Men movie above mediocrity?
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?
Dark Phoenix’s final trailer sets the stakes for what may be the series’ last film.
That Shelf wants to give you a chance to win a copy of M. Night Shyamalan's Glass – the epic conclusion to the Unbreakable trilogy –courtesy of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment!
Gavin Stephens joins Daniel to see how well X-Men: First Class holds up.
Ben and Daniel spoil M. Night Shyamalan's Glass!
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).
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.
X-Men: Apocalypse is extremely faithful to its source material, but does that make it a good movie?
Enter to win passes to see an advance screening ofThe Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby in Toronto or Vancouver!
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 […]
Despite some good moments and an exceptional high wire performance from James McAvoy in the lead, the Irvine Welsh adaptation Filth is too scattershot to succeed.
Somewhere between a natural continuation of the story arc kicked off by the previous “proper” entry of a franchise and a complete and total retconning of the same lies X-Men: Days of Future Past. It’s a stronger film than its immediate and proper predecessor, but thanks to some time travelling and convenient plotting, it essentially undoes most of the plot elements that didn’t work the last time out.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Special Presentation Director: Ned Benson Told in two parts and from two different perspectives (which can be switched around for different exhibitions), Benson follows the marriage between Conor (James McAvoy), and Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) as their marriage of seven years falls apart. With each day worse than the last, their […]