Rogue One (2016)

The word prequel has long been regarded as a dirty word in the Star Wars cinematic universe. Anybody with a conscious memory before 1999 will know all too well the disappointment that was The Phantom Menace, the monstrosity that was Attack Of The Clones and the slightly better, but still exceedingly middling Revenge Of The…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

As a nine year old Star Wars loving child sitting in the cinema, even I could sense the mess that was The Phantom Menace. It’s no cinematic secret that the prequels were a huge dissapointment and a severe dent in the reputation of the franchise, but when Disney removed the influence, by then misguided, of George Lucas…

May The Fourth Be With You! Star Wars Questionnaire

Happy Star Wars day everybody! For those who don’t know (where have you been?), May the fourth, for obvious word play reasons, has become the internationally recognised day to throw your geek hat on and celebrate the greatest saga ever told. In honour of this holy day in the cinematic calendar, I have decided to…

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

I have a confession to make. I have never, ever, seen a Marvel film. For years I have nodded along in quiet agreement with anybody who preached the wonders of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Avengers and so on, never having seen a single second of any of them. There was something about Marvel’s…