Power Rangers

by Jess Boswell

(Contains Potential Spoilers) An unlikely group of high school students find themselves pulled together by the discovery of five mysterious coloured stones that they soon realise contains a great power that has been cast upon them from the previous generation of super warriors. Forced to overcome their personal issues, the teenagers must harness their new strengths and work […]

A Dog’s Purpose

by Jonathan Hunwick

Most movies about dogs finish with the dog dying at the end: it’s a very sad affair and you cry. This movie? This movie does it four times over. Released January 27th, Lasse Haelström’s A Dog’s Purpose is a two-hour film starring Josh Gad as his soul lives the lives of five different dog breeds […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

by Jessica Keynes

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is set in a simpler time, before all the drama with ‘You Know Who’. Where the only magical trouble wreaking havoc on the no maj (muggle) world is a thieving mole, a frisky rhino, and… Oh yeah, a scary black mist destroying New York’s historical landmarks. Who are these […]

X-Men: Apocalypse

by Calum Aynsley

It seems as though we’re going a little bit superhero mad this year doesn’t it? You literally can’t go to the cinema at the moment without your eyes and ears being bombarded to the point that you begin to question whether we really do live inside a comic book. With big titles such as Dawn […]

The Jungle Book

by Jess Boswell

The only life young man-cub Mowgli knows is life in the jungle. Growing up in a wolf pack family, all he knows is the way of the wild. But when the fierce tiger Shere Khan sends threats towards the youngster, he’s left with no choice but to run. Guided by Bagheera, his life-long panther protector, […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

by Jess Boswell

(Includes potential spoilers to the plot) Zach Snyder presents his second foray into the superhero world in the form of his familiar Man of Steel encountering the Caped Crusader of Gotham in a rivalry of morals and justice. Citizens of Metropolis emerge conscious of the destruction Superman has brought to their city, and are now […]

Big Hero 6

by Maria Gallagher

Big Hero 6 (2014) is a touching and superbly animated superhero film produced by Walt Disney Animations Studies. Although, this is the first Disney animated film to feature characters from Marvel comics, the result of combining these two genres is truly stunning. The film somehow encapsulates themes of tragedy and comedy simultaneously and produces an […]

Ant-Man

by Maria Gallagher

A great stand- alone film which simultaneously connects to the Marvel film genre. Warning spoilers ahead! “Ant- Man? Never heard of that superhero.” Well you have now. So, this film is set in the same universe as The Avengers in a period of time shortly after the Age of Ultron. But you don’t have to […]