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Tag Archive | Idris Elba

Avengers: The Age of Ultron (2015) Mini Review

The first half of this film is great but the second half really lets it down. What I am struggling with is whether it is that Age of Ultron is a good but flawed film or that in comparison to Marvels other recent films (Cap 2, Guardians) it just doesn’t match their quality. Ultron was a good villain, if an underused one. The avengers where handled well for the most part, hawk eye was especially well done. I’ll go into more detail below but give it a try, got trailers and images below. Check it all out and give me a like and a comment at the end.

“I was designed to save the world. People would look to the sky and see… hope. I think I’ll take that first.”

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Box Office Predictions (08-10th Nov) Results

Real shocking results this weekend. Thor The Dark World won the weekend! With practically no competition yeah that obviously happened and really this is why I don’t do the prediction past summer because even I am bored. Go watch some movies!

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Box Office Predictions (08-10th Nov)

And I am back! Bring on the predictions. I haven’t had too much time to do these predictions but with a massive release like Thor The Dark World I had to say what I think it will make. Glad Gravity did great as I haven’t been doing the predictions, but has done far better than I expected. Go watch some movies!

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Thor: The Dark World (2013) Review

Thor: The Dark World is one of the most fun and entertaining Marvel films I have seen, from the fascinating story to the side splitting humour to the amazing visuals. This was a really well made film and I have very few to no complaints. The story takes you to so many more places than previous films and expands on the universe created. The visuals are a great improvement on the first Thor film with less plastic and more leather and metal, Thor’s universe seems real. The new Director (Alan Taylor) has done a wonderful job of creating a sequel, blending past events naturally with the current story and just making it so damn fun. The film is really an action adventure film which is what this character really needs to work on the big screen. I’ll go into much more detail below but for now bookmark this if you are waiting to see the film, leave any comments below, if you have seen the film then check out the spoiler sections and I will look forward to hearing everyone’s thoughts.

“Some believe that before the universe, there was nothing. They’re wrong. There was darkness and it has survived.”

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Thor The Dark World (Trailer #2) Review

Wow that looks much better than the first trailer. The film looks explosive, action packed, visually gorgeous, smart and genuinely funny. I was getting quite worried about this film after the last trailer but this one makes this film a must see, and the UK gets it the 30th October. If this trailer is a true representation of the film then I like where it is going, and the new director seems to be on the ball. If the whole film is half as entertaining as this trailer then we are in for autumn treat. Enjoy the review and please tell me your initial reactions to this new trailer.

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Pacific Rim (2013) Review

Guillermo del Toro you glorious bastard! I walked into this film with high expectations and I mean really high expectations and yet somehow I still got more than I hoped for. This film wasn’t just giant monsters crashing against giant robots (which would have been enough for me) it had real characters and real emotions which make you care about them and that is incredibly important. The visuals go without saying but am saying it anyway, they were so EPIC in both scale and quality. The story works as well and I knew if Del Toro was involved it wouldn’t just be another mindless blockbuster, this film had intelligence and a lot of passion behind it. I didn’t expect this walking in but this is the first film I couldn’t find a flaw in this year. I’ll go into much more detail below but for now bookmark this if you are waiting to see the film, leave any comments below, if you have seen the film then check out the spoiler sections and I will look forward to hearing everyone’s thoughts.

“Today at the edge of our hope, at the end of our time.  We have chosen to believe in each other!  Today we face the monsters that are at our door, today we are cancelling the apocalypse!”

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Pacific Rim (Trailer #2) Review

This massive Wondercon trailer is one gigantic and beautiful scene after another. This film is really trying to beat the idea of giant scale into our minds and personally it’s working for me. I will be watching this film in IMAX, it will be the best film ever made and as God as my witness Del Toro will get an Oscar! On my previous review of Trailer #1 I confessed my ridiculous excitement for this film, and clearly this trailer doesn’t help, I might actually go crazy waiting for this! The thing you notice about the trailer is a lot more behind the scenes detail such as the command center and well just people in general, and we see Charlie day for the first time talking about understanding the enemy (he is a scientist). Then we go over a few scenes showing how the Jaegers work with mind melding and such. We also get an insight into how the war with the Kaiju has been going, but after that its 2,500 tonnes of awesome with lots and lots of battle scenes and Giant Robot action! 12th July save the date!

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Thor – The Dark World (Trailer #1) Review

Not the best trailer but the films quite far off so let’s call this one a teaser and praise it for that. Plenty of interesting scenes going on in this trailer, got battles, new characters, new villains, old villains and London for some reason. Easily one of the weirdest starts to a trailer, it starts off with a shot of London, then it goes to a floating truck, and for the first 40 seconds I have no idea what’s going on. Who’s is that voice over in the beginning? I don’t recognize it but I like it. My biggest complaint at this trailer is how scattered and unorganized it is, far more reminiscent of a teaser. Also think there is a massive spoiler going on in this trailer, so massive I think it’s just a tease as it would be unbelievable to show in a trailer. So onto the trailer and my top scenes and don’t forget to leave your comments at the end.

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