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Hellboy

Hellboy(2019) is a case of wasted potential mixed with totally misguided execution, resulting in a final product that feels utterly pointless. The film’s premise is the definition of generic: an ancient evil sorceress rises back to power, threatening to cause humanity’s annihilation. A familiar premise can be forgiven if executed well, but when the film […]

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Joker

You could be forgiven for assuming that a villain origin story is going to amount to little more than a desperate attempt to squeeze cash out of an already saturated market. Yet such a description is not apt for Todd Phillips’ Joker. The film is not without its flaws, but it is still a terrifying, […]

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Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is director, David Ayer’s ultraviolent, electric exploration into the darker side of the DC Universe, bringing some of its lesser known supervillains into a psychedelic alternative reality. Pre-empting new ‘meta-human’ security threats, Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) assembles a team of anarchic, malevolent supervillains to protect the nation, coerced into duty in exchange for […]

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Just Too Marvellous

Can our desire for superhero movies ever fade? Will audiences get sick of comic book films? Over the last few years, Hollywood has been taken by storm by a group of caped invaders. Where the superhero genre used to be a silly, over the top affair where Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito would spit out […]