Netflix seems to have again struck gold once again with a new original show adapted by Jeremy Slater and based on a Dark Horse comic book series created by Gerard Way and artist Gabriel Ba. The immediate comparisons drawn are of course to the upcoming Doom Patrol on DCs streaming service and X-Men but Umbrella Academy is far and away its … Continue reading The Umbrella Academy – review
The worlds of DC (I guess that's the official name for it now) is a fractured, confusing place, with some continuity but a mixture of upcoming releases, no official actor playing Batman either as Ben Affleck has recently dropped and maybe no Superman? As Henry Cavill is maybe out but he is also definitely playing … Continue reading What exactly is happening with the DC cinematic universe?
Death Note, directed by Adam Wingard is a live action adaptation of the popular manga and anime series of the same name, following an intelligent, idealistic student named Kira who comes upon a mysterious book that will kill anyone whose name he writes in it. The film stars Nat Wolff, Lakeith Stanfield, Margaret Qualley, Willem … Continue reading Death Note – review
The Star Wars franchise is a wonderful, wonderful thing as you know and it has its legendary, masterpiece esque heights and bottom of the barrel lows but on the whole it's a solid set of films with an expansive, imaginative and fascinating universe. A universe that has entertained millions of people for decades now, we'll soon be … Continue reading Ranking the Star Wars franchise – updated
Bleach, directed by Shinsuke Sato is a live action adaptation of a popular anime series of the same name, based on teenager Ichigo Kurosaki, who can see ghosts and comes into contact with a mysterious girl, introducing him to Death Gods and the world of the afterlife, the film stars Sota Fukushi, Hana Sugisaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Miyavi, … Continue reading Bleach – review