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The Boys: Season 2

The Boys is back in town. Is it still a flippant, angry satire? Yes. Is it still unrepentantly violent? Yes. Is it still spending obscene amounts of Jeff Bezos’ money on the rights to popular music? Oh, yes. In case you’re wondering, it’s more of the same – but a greater maturity, confidence and focus […]

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The Decline of Superhero Films

The end is nigh for superhero films. At least this is what we’re told, every time a new one is badly reviewed or doesn’t do as well as expected. And it’s being said now, after Birds of Prey massively underperformed financially. They (whoever they may be) might be right. There’s only so long that the […]

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Film Reviews

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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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 […]